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New York Avenue Sculpture Project

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5 Fast Facts: Betsabeé Romero

Posted: May 4, 2021
Category: New York Avenue Sculpture Project
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Mexican artist Betsabeé Romero (b. 1963), who created four site-specific sculptures for NMWA’s New York Avenue Sculpture Project.

Industrial Aesthetic: The Tire Sculptures of Betsabée Romero and Chakaia Booker

Posted: June 10, 2019
Category: New York Avenue Sculpture Project
The rubber tire, a globally omnipresent object that is mass-produced more than a billion times each year, is used as a medium by two artists, Betsabée Romero and Chakaia Booker,...
Close-up photograph of a sculpture made of a truck tire carved with circular designs and painted gold and silver

Powerful Pathmakers

Posted: December 21, 2015
Category: New York Avenue Sculpture Project
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Feminism and Daring: Cataloguing Niki de Saint Phalle

Posted: October 29, 2015
Category: New York Avenue Sculpture Project
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

NMWA’s New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Magdalena Abakanowicz

Posted: June 20, 2014
Category: New York Avenue Sculpture Project
To honor Magdalena Abakanowicz on her 84th birthday, NMWA anticipates the upcoming public installation of her work on New York Avenue as the third artist in the New York Avenue...
Ten larger-than-life bronze sculptures of human bodies are installed in the middle of a city street. The bodies have no heads or arms, and are striding forward in five rows of two. While they are not naked, their wrinkled body-tight clothing makes no distinction between shirt and pants.

Niki de Saint Phalle: Her Work

Posted: April 5, 2010
Category: New York Avenue Sculpture Project