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Botanic Garden Gets First Site-Specific Art Installation

Sculpture of Woven Branches Completed in Three Weeks By Sarah Tobol Brooklyn Daily Eagle BOTANIC GARDEN — On Friday, installation artist Patrick Dougherty, who creates whimsical woven structures from saplings and twigs, completed the first site-specific sculpture to ever be commissioned by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG). Dougherty began construction of the large-scale sculpture on Aug. 5 in the ... Continue reading ›

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‘Future Generation,’ on Governors Island

This eye-opening piece made of wood and dolls -- called “Future Generation” -- is part of the Encounters sculpture exhibit on Governors Island. The work is part of artist Betty McGeehan’s “Present/Future?” series, in which she addresses the energy crisis, over consumption, immigration and other issues that affect our future. Encounters will run all summer throughout ... Continue reading ›

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Picks (6/9-6/22)

The Centre Pompidou in Paris just opened elles@centrepompidou: Women artists in the Collections of the Centre Pompidou. Including over 500 works by 200 women artists, this exhibition is divided into sections with  titles like Pioneers, Free Fire, Body Slogan, The Activist Body, A Room of One’s Own, Woodworks, and Immaterials in order to represent a ... Continue reading ›

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Review: Rockaway Theatre Company Presents a Hilarious ‘Forum’

I have seen A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum on numerous occasions, in different boroughs, performed by distinct casts of actors. I have even portrayed the lead character, Pseudolus, in a community theater production at my high school alma mater. So you could say I’m a fan of this play. Last weekend, ... Continue reading ›