Tag Archives: Creative Time

Hypnotized at Grand Central Station

Today we took an early lunch and headed over to Grand Central to see Nick Cave’s amazing performance piece – Heard NY.  This combines all of our favorite art forms – dance, visual art, music, site specific performance art, creative material … Continue reading

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Danish desserts and diplomacy

At MFTA we’re all about connecting communities within New York and beyond. Last month we hosted a large group of volunteers from the UK Mission to the UN including Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant. Continuing this trend, last week Executive Director Harriet Taub … Continue reading

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Shattered Glass: Creative reuse around NYC (via Britney Spears)

So there’s a trapeze in Sanford Biggers’ show, Cosmic Voodoo Circus, on view at MFTA recipient Sculpture Center, through November 28. There are also stars made of mirrors shattered on the floor and reflected onto the wall (see image above). Despite … Continue reading

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Creative Time’s newest exhibition shows how reuse art can help communities

I had the privilege of viewing Creative Time’s Living as Form, and I must say I was really impressed with the whole show, especially the reuse art. It even takes place in the reused space of the Historic Essex Street Market! As I mentioned before, … Continue reading

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Living as Form opens this Saturday

Living as Form: Socially Engaged Art from the Last 20 Years from creativetime on Vimeo. One of our member groups, Creative Time, will unveil their huge exhibition, Living as Form, this Saturday, September 24. The show “explores the intersection between art and … Continue reading

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Public art in NYC catches LA Times’ attention

New York City is known for its public art: From the recent, highly-publicized installation of Ai Weiwei‘s “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” at the Pulitzer Fountain–which is itself, of course, public art by the Austrian sculptor Karl Bitter–to our most famous … Continue reading

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