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Festival of Ideas

The International Power And Potential Of The Arts

John M. Eger | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

While not all artists embrace the idea that what they do makes the world a better place, many artists - certainly the public artist - see their work as a vehicle for people all over the world to express themselves. These are mostly artists who, in the best tradition, want to see change in the world, change in public perceptions or government attitudes and actions.

Environment, Technology & The City

Carla Leitao | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
Carla Leitao

"...During the day I have only the power of those who sleep in the day - far fewer, so I am limited. Though I'm bolstered by people watching TV, since...

The Most Awesome Trailer Ever?

Posted 07.14.2011 | Green

The recent Festival of Ideas in NYC boasted a treasure trove of eye-catching art, installations and innovations - including this awesome lime green ho...

Neon Worms, Urban Farming, & Rem Koolhaas: New Ideas For New York

David Glick | Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts
David Glick

The famous Hell, Yes! rainbow was removed for a 30 foot tall steel rose to bloom... now another flamboyant installation has marked the entrance of the...

Festival Of Ideas Kicks Off In NYC

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

This week a major cultural initiative will be launched, The Festival of Ideas for the New City, coordinated by the New Museum and scores of cultural a...