By Wendy Vigroux
MAR 2017 | Art Books
Packed with luxurious images, Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965 traces the movement of mid-century artists who, rather than cater to the city’s traditional artistic and financial procedures for gallery exhibition broke the mold of established creative practice by establishing their own group gallery spaces.
By Richard Walker
MAY 2017 | Field Notes
The New Deal of the 1930s utterly transformed New York City, but most people hardly notice today. The landscape of public works created under the aegis of the Roosevelt Administration has become part of the backdrop of everyday life. But try to imagine the city without the Triborough Bridge, Lincoln Tunnel, and Henry Hudson Parkway and you get an idea of how much the city still owes to the New Deal.