Art in the Parks
Through collaborations with a diverse group of arts organizations and artists, Parks bringsto the public both experimental and traditional art in many park locations. Please browse ourlist of current exhibits below, explore our archives of past exhibits or readmore about the Art in the Parks Program.
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Karla & James Murray, Mom-and-Pops of the L.E.S.
June 20, 2018 to June 19, 2019
Seward Park, Manhattan
Please note: This is a past exhibit that is no longer installed in the park.
Karla and James Murray’s wood-framed sculpture consists of near life-size photographs of four mom-and-pop neighborhood stores of the Lower East Side, which are no longer in business and have disappeared from the streetscape. Images of a bodega, a coffee shop/luncheonette, a vintage store, and a newsstand recognize the unique and irreplaceable contribution made to New York by small, often family-owned businesses.
This exhibition was made possible by the Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant.