MEL CHIN IN QUEENS

Mel Chin: All Over the Place, presents a fresh, multi-location exhibition with exciting manifestations of the work of Mel Chin co-produced by the Queens Museum and No Longer Empty. The exhibition will span nearly four decades of Chin’s malleable and wide-ranging approach to artistic practice that has evaded any neat classification. Exhibition sites in New [...]

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SELF-INTERNED, 1942: NOGUCHI IN POSTON WAR RELOCATION CENTER

   February 19, 2017, marked the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, the notorious wartime directive that authorized the internment of Japanese citizens and American citizens of Japanese heritage living in the Western United States. This exhibition explores Noguchi’s extraordinary decision—despite being exempt from internment as a resident of New York—to enter the Poston War [...]

THE SCULPTURES OF GONZALO FONSECA

The Noguchi Museum presents a retrospective exhibition of the sculptural work of Gonzalo Fonseca (1922–97), a major figure in the development of modern Latin American art who created some of the most enchanting sculptures of his day. The exhibition encompasses some 80 objects, primarily works in stone from the mid-1960s to the 1990s, complemented by [...]

YOUNG ARCHITECT PROGRAM

            Lumen, an immersive, interactive installation by Jenny Sabin Studio, has been on view in MoMA PS1’s courtyard during this summer. Winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects Program, this year’s structure evolves over the course of the day, with responsive textiles that display [...]

SEAN SCULLY AT CHEIM & READ

                   Sean Scully has a new exhibition right now in Chelsea but State of the Arts NYC thought it would be good to look back on a past exhibition to allow our followers to learn more about the artist and to see how his work is evolving. [...]

PENETRATING THE ENIGMA WE CALL NEW YORK CITY

     Guests on our recent broadcast shared interesting facts, histories and perspectives about our great City.      We had Edna Nahson who shared the Yiddish Theater scene that lasted for decades. And we had Nathan Kensinger who takes photos and creates installations about Brooklyn's Waterfront.      Justin Garrett Moore is the new [...]

QUEENS NIGHT MARKET

       The Queens International Night Market is a large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens, featuring independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances and entertainment, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens. When: Saturdays, 6PM-Midnight, starting on April 23rd until August 20th Where: New York [...]

THE NEW YORK YOU NEVER KNEW

Nathan Kensinger is a photographer, filmmaker and curator based in Brooklyn, New York. His work explores hidden urban landscapes, off-limits industrial structures, unnatural waterways, environmental disaster zones and other liminal spaces. He has been documenting New York City’s changing waterfront for the past decade, in an ongoing series of photo essays, films and public art [...]

SOUND, SCULPTURE, LIFE

AUDIO SAMPLE 1    AUDIO SAMPLE 3 Michelle Jaffé creates sculpture, sound and video installations, immersing people in an experience that transforms their sensory awareness. These participatory encounters create a moment where a synaptic shift in attitude is possible and new neural connections can be made. She explores how individual psychology and pathology is embedded and [...]