The experimental film, accompanied by live music, pictures the ecocide that a violently extractive ideology of whiteness produces.
An Exhibition Offers an Ode to the Nuances of Diasporic Identities
Collectively, the artists in Open Call present a series of equally localized and haptic meditations on what it takes to be present in an increasingly globalized world.
Unfazed by the Pandemic, Frieze Aims to Carry On
In the middle of a pandemic that hit New York hard, Frieze returns to the city with an in-person art fair, aggressively pursuing making money.
With Incisive Urgency, Howardena Pindell Confronts the Lingering Impacts of Racism
Uniting the personal and the political, Rope/Fire/Water positions Pindell’s creative process as entry points towards learning and healing, for both herself and others.
Kiyan Williams Digs Into the Meaning of Soil
In her film on view at the Shed, the artist explores dirt’s unsettling aesthetic effects, as well as its conceptual resonances.
The Shed Lays Off a Quarter of Full-time Staff
The multidisciplinary arts center in NYC, which laid off 28 full-time workers, received a Paycheck Protection Program loan in the range of $2-5 million.
Front of House Staff at the Shed Seek to Unionize
The staff, who have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board, claim that “working conditions were not up to par.”
Agnes Denes’s Future Imperfect
Spanning half a century, this retrospective reveals Denes’s art to be so forward-looking that some of it remains ahead of its time even today.
In DJ Performance, Artist Asks Hudson Yards to “Decolonize” the Shed
Ushka called out Shed board member and real estate mogul Stephen Ross, who recently came under fire for planning a Southampton fundraiser for President Trump.
TIME Magazine’s “Greatest Places” List Has Some Questionable Culture Picks
The Shed at Hudson Yards and Damien Hirst’s $100,000-per-night Empathy Suite at the Palms Casino Resort made the cut.
The Financing of Hudson Yards Is Worse Than Its Architecture
A Citylab report claims that Hudson Yards stole funds intended for low-income communities in Harlem by taking advantage of a controversial investor visa program that’s supposed to benefit distressed urban areas.
Can the Shed Save the Soul of Hudson Yards?
The stakes could not be higher for the critically panned, $20 billion development. Will culture sanctify this one percenter’s playground?