Mad. Sq. Art Updates

November 9, 2018

Leonardo Drew: City in the Grass

Madison Square Park Conservancy has commissioned Leonardo Drew to create a monumental new public art project for the Park opening this spring. Marking the Conservancy’s [Read More]

August 15, 2018

Martin Puryear to Represent U.S. at Biennale Arte 2019
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]

July 30, 2018

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]

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]

June 6, 2018

Theater for One at Madison Square Park: Gradiva Who Walked Through Hell and Came Back

If you happened to be in the park on Wednesday, May 30th, between 6pm and 9pm, a woman carrying a red umbrella may have approached [Read More]

May 4, 2018

Mad. Sq. Art Symposium: Removing Public Art

  On Friday, June 1, Madison Square Park Conservancy and the School of Visual Arts hosted Madison Square Park’s fourth annual symposium, where artists, cultural leaders, and scholars led a [Read More]

March 27, 2018

Deinstalling Erwin Redl’s Whiteout

Without a doubt, Erwin Redl’s Whiteout has been a success as scores of passersby and fans of Mad. Sq. Art have enjoyed the striking light exhibition [Read More]

February 14, 2018

MSPC Receives NEA Art Works Grant For Delirious Matter

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $25 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement [Read More]

January 29, 2018

‘Big Bling’ Travels to MASS MoCA

  After Martin Puryear’s Big Bling debuted in Madison Square Park in May of 2016, the plan was to display the enigmatic 40-foot-tall piece in Philadelphia [Read More]