Breanne Trammell is taking her revamped 1968 compact trailer back out on the road to help polish the lives of local western Queens moms in need of a well-deserved pampering. Last year, Trammell, a Wassaic, N.Y. resident, professional manicurist and core member of the nonprofit The Wassaic Project, embarked on a cross-country road trip she […]
Long Island City will become the new home of a 50-foot-long, 18-foot high sculpture this spring. Socrates Sculpture Park and multidisciplinary non-profit arts organization Performa have announced that Polish artist Pawel Althamer’s sculpture of a reclining woman named “Queen Mother of Reality” will be installed at the 32-01 Vernon Blvd. outdoor museum. “Pawel Althamer’s collaborative […]
ALAN CAPPER “We believe in taking risks with what we show. We also have to counter the negative feelings about art today by providing openness and access to stimulating work,” says John Hatfield, executive director of Long Island City’s Socrates Sculpture Park. He was standing in the center of the park two days before the […]
Socrates Sculpture Park is giving the community a chance to enjoy the outdoors while also taking in some artwork. “Vista” its spring exhibition, opened on May 8 and will be on display through August 7. Curator Alyson Baker explained that each spring artists apply and submit proposals for what they’d like to create. “What’s great […]
Dignitaries, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg, came out to celebrate the First Annual Benefit for Socrates Sculpture Park, honoring Mark Di Suvero, founder, and commemorating the Park’s 20th anniversary.