This first survey of Ukeles’ career spans five decades, from her work as a pioneer of feminist performance to a practitioner of public art, exploring indispensable urban systems and the workers who maintain them.
Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art
September 18, 3 to 6:30 PM
Join us for the opening reception for the first survey of groundbreaking artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles, undoubtedly best-known for her 38+ year role as the official, unsalaried Artist-in-Residence at New York’s Department of Sanitation. The opening will debut a new performance featuring The Social Mirror, Ukeles’ mirror-clad sanitation truck.
On view through November 6, 2016
Printmaker, painter, and visual editorialist, William Gropper (1897-1977), spent six decades bearing witness. His poignant political cartoons are touchstones for the debates of today.
Featuring a project by Duke Riley
A series of newly commissioned artworks and public events inspired by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s forthcoming book Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas.
Dr. Egon Neustadt and his wife were among the earliest collectors of works by famed artist Louis C. Tiffany and played a critical role in reviving interest in Tiffany’s lamps. This exhibit highlights the extraordinary scope of their collection.