Public Art Opening: Karla and James Murray's 'Mom-and-Pops of the L.E.S'
Saturday, July 14, 2018
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
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Join NYC Parks for the opening of James and Karla Murray's public art installation Mom-and-Pops of the L.E.S.
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.
This event is free and open to the public.