Mad. Sq. Art

Public art has the ability to inspire, provoke and challenge people. Since 2004, our program of commissioned public sculpture has worked with distinguished artists to realize outdoor work that complements and enhances the environment. These projects are free to the public and have made Madison Square Park a world-renowned cultural destination.

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August 15, 2018

Martin Puryear to Represent U.S. at Venice Biennale
Commissioned by Madison Square Park Conservancy

Martin Puryear, Big Bling, 2016 Photo: Yasunori Matsui Madison Square Park Conservancy, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural [Read More]

June 19, 2018

Diana Al-Hadid on Gradiva

Deputy Director of Mad. Sq. Art and Martin Friedman Senior Curator, Brooke Kamin Rapaport sat with Diana Al-Hadid to hear an excerpt from Wilhelm Jensen’s [Read More]

June 11, 2018

Press Buzz for Delirious Matter

Located on our Oval Lawn, peripheral lawns, and the northern reflecting pool are six sculptures that seamlessly appear to be deteriorating, growing, and blurring the [Read More]

Upcoming Exhibition

September 25, 2018 - April 28, 2019

Arlene Shechet: Full Steam Ahead

Artist Arlene Shechet has been commissioned by Madison Square Park Conservancy to create a new site-specific installation for the Park, on view from September 25, [Read More]

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Past Exhibitions View all

Delirious Matter

Diana Al-Hadid

Whiteout

Erwin Redl

Prismatic Park

Josiah McElheny

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