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.
The MTA announced on Friday that weekend and increased weeknight service on the Q103 route, which runs down Vernon Boulevard between Astoria and Long Island City, will be permanently added after a successful pilot program started last June.
The property, which includes two interconnected warehouses at 33-33 and 33-35 11th St. in Long Island City, was recently sold for $14 million by owners 33-11 Associates Partnership and Jacobson Realty Corp. Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates (KDA) represented the sellers in the deal.
On Sunday at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center, Tony and Olivier Award winner Patti LuPone in her new concert “Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda…played that part” performs songs from musicals that she could have played, should have played, did play and will play. Musicals include “Hair,” “Bye Bye Birdie,” “Funny Girl,” “West Side Story,” “Peter Pan” and her Tony Award-winning performances in “Evita” and “Gypsy.”
The Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition opens at Socrates Sculpture Park on Sunday, Sept. 7. Fifteen artists will display their new works that explore the state of sculpture today. The artists were selected out of nearly 300 candidates by a highly competitive process. These artists were then given access to the park’s facilities and generous financial, technical and curatorial support.