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 renowned cultural destination.

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An Interview With Krzysztof Wodiczko About Monument

  We sat down with artist Krzysztof Wodiczko to discuss his current work,¬†Monument, in Madison Square Park. Wodiczko describes how, through works of public art, [Read More]

Maya Lin Focuses on Consequences of Climate Change in New Commission For Madison Square Park Conservancy Opening 2021 Ghost Forest Will Create Grove of Spectral [Read More]

Martin Puryear Represents U.S. at Biennale Arte 2019
Commissioned by Madison Square Park Conservancy

Martin Puryear, Swallowed Sun (Monstrance and Volute), 2016 Photo: Joshua White The United States Pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, [Read More]

Past Exhibitions View all

City in the Grass

Leonardo Drew

Full Steam Ahead

Arlene Shechet