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Public Art Opening: Patricia Cazorla and Nancy Saleme Press Launch in Joyce Kilmer Park

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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Join NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, UNIQLO Global Director of Corporate Social Responsibility Jean Shein, and the UNIQLO grantee artists to celebrate the new Art in Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant. In addition to the celebration of the public artwork there will also be a musical performance. 

Inspired by American novelist Richard Bach’s bestseller Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Patricia Cazorla and Nancy Saleme's Flying High for Equality uses oversized, colorful sculptures of the city’s sparrows as a metaphor for the search for equality. Sparrows are creatures of resilience, audacity, intelligence, and beauty that mirror many of the qualities of New York City’s communities.

This exhibition is made possible by the Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant, which supports the creation of artworks by New York City-based emerging artists at 10 parks that are highly visible, but underserved by cultural programming. The UNIQLO grant program will transform these locations into engaging art destinations with a series of rotating exhibitions and community events through 2019.

Location

161st Street Entrance in Joyce Kilmer Park
Bronx
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Art & Antiquities

Contact Number

(212) 360-8163

Contact Email

artandantiquties@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Concerts, Art, Seniors

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