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Performance Art Project Lets Loose 2,000 Pigeons In The NYC Sky

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Pigeons have been a vital feature of New York's skyline for decades, even centuries, particularly in neighborhoods like those in Brooklyn, where thous...

Duke Riley Has Wings: Fly By Night

Spencer Wolff | Posted 05.10.2016 | Arts
Spencer Wolff

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is infested. 2,000 pigeons have come home to roost on a defunct aircraft carrier. This is Fly by Night, the newest project by Creative Time, a socially-engaged arts organization best known for the Tribute in Light, those ghostly beams that punch the sky over Manhattan every year in the week running up to September 11th.

Guide to Frieze Week, Spring Auctions, and Beyond in New York, 2016

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

With art fairs, exhibition openings, and auctions galore, May in New York City is a busy time for the business of art. To help you navigate the week a...

Streets Invited to the Table for Artists Ball at Brooklyn Museum

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.15.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Five years into it, The Brooklyn Artists Ball has become a glittering spectacle that speaks to the traditional, the contemporary and the beat on the street.

AICA Awards 2011: Establishing a Narrative

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

If the AICA critics failed to recognize exhibitions that illuminated human consciousness as the catalyst to the creation of art, it is because narrative is not an acceptable approach to curation.

Open Letter to Hugo Chavez Regarding the Return of Petty's Island to the Laird Kingdom

Duke Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Duke Riley

2010-01-26-dukerileyislandchavez.jpgI decided it is only fair that Chavez be alerted that a once mighty kingdom is re-staking a claim on his land.

Public Art In New York: Pick Your Favorite! (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last week the art world was agog over Duke Riley's Queens Museum naval battle entitled "Those About to Die Salute You." Was Riley's work the greate...

Duke Riley And The Naval Battle At The Queens Museum (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Men, women, children, and some people in between those three came out to Queens Thursday night to take part in a violent mock naval battle. Organized...

Artist Prepares For Naval Battle In Queens (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Duke Riley, the artist best known for his getting a little too close to the Queen Mary 2 with his Revolutionary War-era submarine, is taking over the ...