The Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art program is pleased to announce the exhibition of Surveillance, a four-channel high-definition video installation by noted filmmaker Ernie Gehr, on view from April 9 through May 14, 2010 at the southern end of Madison Square Park. The four interrelated “digital playgrounds” that comprise Surveillance, a new four-channel… Read more
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The Madison Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art program is pleased to present Madison Square Trapezoids, with Performances by The Vigilant Groundsman, a video installation and performance art project by Bill Beirne. MADISON SQUARE TRAPEZOIDS Approximately 35,000 people pass through historic Madison Square Park every day, few of whom give much consideration to the subtle choreography of… Read more
The Madison Square Park Conservancy begins its 2009 season of Mad. Sq. Art with Shannon Plumb’s The Park, to be shown daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on four outdoor video screens on the grounds of the Shake Shack. The Park New York’s parks are among our most treasured public spaces. In a city of… Read more
MADISON SQUARE PARK, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, from 23rd to 26th Streets. Friday, noon to 6 p.m., “Let’s Talk the Many Seasons of Colorado,” a free event to illustrate the sports, arts and foods of the state with live music and dance, a climbing wall, a ski simulator, lasso twirling and other activities; co-sponsored… Read more
Madison Square Park, Fifth Avenue, at 23rd Street. Through April 27, an outdoor art installation by Olia Lialin and Dragan Espenschied that features digitized front pages from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post and The Daily News. Daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Madison Square Park… Read more
Artists Olia Lialina and Dragan Espenschied have produced a body of work that focuses on the vernacular visual language of the web, one that reveals in its gaps and imperfections. Works such as Olia’s and Dragan’s: Comparative History of Classic Animated GIFs and Glitter Graphics and Midnight explore the evolution of digital imagery in tandem… Read more
The Madison Square Park Conservancy begins its 2008 season with Mad. Sq. Art: Olia Lialina & Dragan Espenschied’s Online Newspapers: New York Edition, an Internetbased installation created from front pages of four local daily newspapers—the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post and New York Daily News—to be shown daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on four outdoor video screens on the grounds of the Shake Shack.
Imagine art that is timely and compelling, saying something about the new, while firmly planting itself in the recent past. Something future regressive. Something worth seeing. Something called Online Newspapers: New York Edition, currently on view at Madison Square Park. Okay, I admit I was initially compelled to attend this show because of the scarves… Read more