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Public Space

These articles highlight art in public places and the art of public spaces.

Artist Interview—Hew Locke: Gilt

Artist Miguel Luciano and a woman wearing red pants carrying the Zemí Cohoba stand through the streets of El Barrio

Miguel Luciano’s Cemí-Libre

Celebrate Taíno culture, the legacy of the Young Lords, and the El Barrio community with Miguel Luciano

Interior view of a concrete structure at the Vulcania Museum in Auvergne

Immaterial: Max Hollein Reflects on Concrete, the Podcast’s Most Controversial Material

The Met’s director talks Brutalism, the “white cube” gallery, and growing up on construction sites.
Sepia-tone photograph of old-timey wagon trucks and cars traveling up and down West Street in New York City set against a backdrop of multi-story apartments and midsize skyscrapers.

Queer New York: A Virtual Walking Tour

Join the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project and The Met to learn about queer artists who have called the city home.
Thomas Cole's landscape painting "The Oxbow

Reexamining the Wilderness Aesthetic

What’s missing from Cole’s environmentalism is the idea of justice

Community Partnership—A Global Dialogue on Museums and Their Publics

Listen to a conversation with an international array of scholars, artists, writers, performers, and activists on changing narratives in museums.

Various people in a plaza pulling strings on a statue

Art, Protest, and Public Space

A selection of prints investigate the role art has played in revolutions, protests, and social activist movements from the eighteenth century to the present.
The Second Branch Bank facade installed on a lawn in Central Park

Glimpses of Old New York

Take a tour through New York City’s past with these architectural features and historic interiors preserved at The Met.

Revisiting Art for the Community

The Met’s groundbreaking traveling exhibitions toured New York City between 1933 and 1942.

Organism, 1975—A Film by Hilary Harris

Using time-lapse footage of New York City, the filmmaker Hilary Harris imagines the metropolis as a living organism.

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