Free New York City Art Events

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Free New York City Art Events

We hope everyone is having a fantastic week.
Here are some awesome FREE art events surrounding the NYC area this week.

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Orly Genger, Red, Yellow, Blue

Right in Duggal’s own back yard, Orly Genger’s has come up with a striking exhibit that is located in Madison Square Park.  The 1.4 million feet of hand-knotted rope surrounds the park with the primary colors of red, yellow and blue. Madison Square has become a great destination to relax after work or even to sit down to have lunch. After the artwork’s final days in September the installation will then be transported to Boston in October 2013. This large artwork will be on display till September 8th.

Location: Madison Square Park

Address: 23 Madison Ave  New York, NY 10010

Dates: Now- September 8

Phone: 212.538.1884

Admissions: FREE

Phone: 212.538.1884 


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The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art

Many works from various artists and their personal collections will be on display at the Acquavella Galleries this spring. This exhibition’s central focus of pop art shows how fun and witty the particular art can be viewed as. Many of the artists will be showing their work, through four of the major themes that where picked for the exhibit such as: food and drink, the garden, body parts, and clothing and housewares.

Location: Acquavella Galleries

Address: 18 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075

Dates: Now 
– Fri May 24

Hours: Mon–Sat 10am–5pm

Admissions: FREE

Phone: 212.734.6300


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Hauser & Wirth New York

Hauser & Wirth New York will devote their entire spring program in NYC to Paul McCarthy and his art work. Known as one of the most influential artists, McCarty has his contribution of sculptures known for their masculinity. Such art work of the Seven Dwarfs as well as many more figures that represent manhood.  There will be two galleries of McCarthy’s work exhibited at Hauser & Wirth New York. ‘Paul McCarthy: Life Cast’ and’ Paul McCarthy: Sculptures’ collection is now open through June 1st.

Location: Hauser & Wirth New York

Address: 32 E 69th St.  
New York,

Dates: Now- Jun 1st

Admissions: FREE


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Marry Guy has made mobile digital technology a form of free video art. This exhibit features many forms of digital technology such as: tablets, IPhones and micro projectors. The focus on this particular exhibit is freeing video art from those well know flat screens and darken galleries.

Location: Murray Guy

Address: 453 W 17th St. 
New York
, New York

Dates: Until June 15

Opening hours: 
Tue–Sat 10am–6pm

Admissions: FREE

Phone: 212.463.7372

 Check back next week for more events and exhibits!