AMERICAN FOLK ART COMES STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

          FOLK ART is the art of the everyday. FOLK ART is rooted in traditions that come from community and culture. FOLK ART expresses cultural identity by conveying shared community values. FOLK ART encompasses a range of utilitarian and decorative media, including cloth, wood, paper, clay, metal and more. If traditional… Continue reading AMERICAN FOLK ART COMES STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART

He who plants a tree Plants a hope ~Lucy Larcom, “Plant a Tree”

                    Inspired by a building adjacent to the High Line that had been transformed into an indoor parking lot, Ward reconfigures a memory from his childhood for his High Line Commission, Smart Tree. Returning to his father’s home in Jamaica after fifteen years away, Ward remembers… Continue reading He who plants a tree Plants a hope ~Lucy Larcom, “Plant a Tree”

BIG BLING BY MARTIN PURYEAR

MAJOR COMMISSIONED OUTDOOR EXHIBITION FOR SPRING 2016 — BY RENOWNED AMERICAN SCULPTOR MARTIN PURYEAR      Big Bling, a forty-foot high, temporary multi-tier structure will be Mad. Sq. Art’s thirty-third public art exhibition MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY  and renowned American sculptor Martin Puryear have announced a major public sculpture, Big Bling, to be on view in… Continue reading BIG BLING BY MARTIN PURYEAR

THE TEAM FROM THE SOCIALLY RELEVANT FILM FESTIVAL

                      Featured Films      Caged No More   —  Beneath the Olive Tree SOCIALLY RELEVANT FILM FEST LINK