NARI WARD’S G.O.A.T., again

          This is the first time in the park's 30-year history that the entire five-acre space has been handed over to a single artist, and Ward makes excellent use of the opportunity. There are six main components to the show, including the title track (if you will) G.O.A.T.S, 2017, for which [...]

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POST BY THE ARTIST OLEK

NEW WORKS RECENTLY UNVEILED IN POLAND BY THE ARTIST OLEK On November 8, 2016, a day after the U.S. Presidential election, we started seeing increasing signs of Neo-Nazism throughout the United State of America, including New York City.  I have seen a swastika carved on a New York City subway seat and people reading about [...]

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 [...]

LOOK INSIDE MY WINDOW

        WEATHERVANE is a window gallery at 76 N8th Street between Wythe and Kent Ave. that is open and lit 24/7. We opened in May of 2015. Our main goal is to provide a public venue to show artwork by dedicated artists to bring joy and light to my neighbors and the city. In an area that [...]

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 [...]