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Public Art Opening: Lovie Pignata at Virginia Park

Monday, June 26, 2017

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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Join NYC Parks and artist Lovie Pignata for the opening of her public artwork Daylighting at Virigina Park. Lovie Pignata has activated the empty blacktop with a bold, painted replica of the nearby Bronx River, highlighting the importance of this waterway. She has also install retired canoes from local non-profits, which will be retrofitted with seating, chessboards, planters, and wayfinding signage.

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

Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road in Virginia Park
Bronx
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Art & Antiquities

Contact Number

(212) 360-8163

Contact Email

artandantiquties@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Accessible, Art, Best for Kids, Seniors

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