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 >>

STONEHENGE RISES ON THE HUDSON

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 >>

SURPRISE: THE UPPER WEST SIDE HAS MORE ARTISTS THAN ANY OTHER NEIGHBORHOOD

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 >>

12-YEAR-OLD LOCAL ARTIST CREATES ‘EVERYDAY SUPERHEROES’ TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE ACLU

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 >>

RESIDENTS HOLDING ART SHOW AND WINE TASTING IN THEIR CPW BUILDING

The Vaux at 372 Central Park West (97th Street) is holding an art show in its community room and it's open to everyone. Twenty-six resi … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: JOHN LENNON, 50-FEET TALL IN TECHNICOLOR

Artist Eric Waugh painted an image of John Lennon and placed it in the Bandshell on Wednesday to make a plea for peace and cele … Read the rest of this entry >>

MURAL ON THE SIDE OF D’AGOSTINO HAS BEEN PAINTED OVER

A mural on the side of the D'Agostino on West 91st Street off of Columbus Avenue that was once decorated with a diverse array of fig … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS OF THE DAY: AN ARTIST PUTS THE FINAL TOUCHES ON CONTROVERSIAL NOOSE SCULPTURE

On Friday, Aaron Bell put the finishing touches on a noose with a slash through the center of it for his sculpture “Stand Tall, Stand Loud … Read the rest of this entry >>

NORMAN ROCKWELL, A LOCAL KID MADE GOOD, GETS HIS OWN STREET SIGN

Upper West Siders can now say "Meet me at Norman Rockwell Place" as the corner of 103rd street and Broadway has officially been named after the ar … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY ACCUSED OF CENSORING ‘NOOSE’ SCULPTURE CREATED FOR RIVERSIDE PARK EXHIBIT

An artist who created a sculpture for a city-sponsored program in Riverside Park South says the parks department is now forcing him to censor his … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW LOCAL ART EXHIBIT INSPIRED BY SICK SWAN

Artist Hilary McCarthy has a show up at the Wild Bird Fund Gallery (565 Columbus Avenue between 87th and 88th Streets) that was inspir … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW EXHIBITION CAPTURES THE SPECIAL FUNK OF CENTRAL PARK

Many artists have used Central Park as a subject or muse in their paintings and drawings. But few have attempted to capture the park's s … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: THE STREET ARTIST RETURNS

Street artist Hons Honschar was back in action on Friday in front of Zabar's spreading a little Shabbat … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHALK ARTIST CLAIMS THAT POLICE TOOK HIS MATERIALS (UPDATE)

Chalk artist Hans Honschar wrote a special message on 75th street and Broadway, but unlike his usual messages it wasn't upbeat and hop … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRIDAY: COME CELEBRATE TALENTED YOUNG ARTISTS

The talented young artists of the Arts in Action program will be showcasing their work on Friday night at 711 Amsterdam Avenue (94th street), and everyone's inv … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE FASCINATING STORY BEHIND THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S CHALK ARTIST ‘HONSCHAR’

Hans Honschar, aka "Ace," is crouched over the pavement in front of Zen Medica on West 72nd street pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

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