Artist Who Had Planned Soho Opening Moves it To Riverside Park Because of the Pandemic (Update: Postponed)

Artist Michael Stewart will be showing an art project in Riverside Park on Friday after he was forced to relocate it from down … Read the rest of this entry >>

Paintings by Puerto Rican Artist Become an Amazing Stoop Discovery on 90th Street

One person's trash is another person's treasure, the old adage goes. In some cases, however, the "trash" isn't trash at all, but a suite of paintings by an Upper West Side based a … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Young Quarantined Artist Draws the View Outside His Window, Then Imagines the Same View in 1940

A 21-year-old Upper West Side artist named Benjamin M. has been home during the quarantine and he decided to draw the view outside his bedroom wi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Artist Will Paint Your ‘Acts of Kindness’ and Display Them on 83rd Street Kiosk

Have you experienced a genuine act of kindness? Would you like to see that act of kindness reflected in a painting? Artist Audrey Banks is in the midst of collecting such st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Kiosk on 83rd Street Now Showcasing Paintings of the Lost Synagogues of Europe

A poignant public art project is being showcased in a unique spot -- an outdoor kiosk on 83rd Street near Broadway. Andrea Strongwater's colorful pain … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Voices of Parkland’ Allows Survivors to Share Their Stories, Advocate for Gun Control Legislation

A rapt audience recently gathered at the Susan Eley Fine Art (SEFA) gallery to listen as victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Sc … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Bird Bulletin: Artist Nicolas Holiber on Building ‘Birds on Broadway’

It's late on a brisk Wednesday evening in May and an eight-foot-tall Double-Crested Cormorant is making its way across the interse … Read the rest of this entry >>

Artists Roam at Unique Children’s Museum Exhibition

Anything, and everything, can be art. That’s roughly the idea behind a novel exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan on West 83rd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Unauthorized Toe Sculpture Remains, And Has Now Received a Pedicure

The Parks Department had vowed on Monday to dispose of the rogue toe-like sculpture that someone recently placed in Riverside Park. But as of Tuesday at 6 p.m., it was still … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Will Dispose of Rogue Toe-Like Sculpture Found in Riverside Park

Stones that appear to have been sculpted in the shape of a toe, or perhaps a finger, were found on "a hidden patch of a stairway" in Riverside Park this wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Shopping-Bag Artist of 103rd Street

Charles McCray gives basic shopping bags new life, by making them more beautiful. McCray tends to set up shop outside of the Gristedes at Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Solving the Mystery of the ‘Trash Trees’ of West End Avenue

The mystery of the holiday Christmas trees on West End Avenue and 87th Street has been so … Read the rest of this entry >>

Giant Wooden Birds are Coming to Broadway to Highlight Climate Change Risks

Artist Nicolas Holiber is building wooden sculptures of 12 birds to place in the Broadway median next April, hoping to raise awareness of climate ch … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Public Art Coming to Riverside Park South

Viewfinding, a sculptural installation from Brooklyn-based artist Sarah E. Brook, will take over Riverside Park at 66th Street in Septembe … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYC Ballet Gets Filled with Clusters of Colorful Balloons

Artist Jihan Zencirli has filled the New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center with colorful arrays of balloons ranging in size from ten inches to ten … Read the rest of this entry >>

Nonprofit Opens an Art Gallery and Theater in Vacant Storefront

What to do with all these vacant storefronts? How about turning them into art spaces? A one-room storefront on Columbus Avenue has been transformed … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local 13-Year-Old Gives ACLU $11,635.83, Earned from Her ‘Everyday Superhero’ Drawings

Sasha Matthews, a local middle-schooler, handed a big check to the ACLU last week, the returns from a project she undertook after the 2016 ele … Read the rest of this entry >>


A French artist has been assembling stone sculptures on the edge of the Hudson River in Riverside Park. The care … Read the rest of this entry >>


The Upper West Side has been gentrified, mall-ified, and lux-ified, but we've held onto one important distinction: we have more artists than any other neighborhood in the … Read the rest of this entry >>


A 12-year-old Upper West Side girl has found a way to fight the “sadness” she feels about, what she diplomatically calls, “current event … Read the rest of this entry >>