NYC’s International Human Rights Art Festival Makes a Timely Appearance

With tensions in politics and in the streets high in a way they haven’t been since the Civil Rights era, New York City’s first International Human Rights Art Festival is coming exactly when it’s needed. Curated by producer Tom Block, the event will take place over three days and showcase more than 150 artists at […]

Thousands of wire coat hangers converge into an art installation and destination for performance on Governor’s Island.

Hanger Barn: Recycled Art Encourages Hanging Out

An installation featuring 21,456 wire coat hangers sounds like a set up for a joke about dry cleaners or car theft. But, pending official approval and funding, instead, it will be a sculpture on Governor’s Island, going up this summer. Judges from the volunteer art coalition FIGMENT NYC chose the installation, called Hanger Barn. The […]