Friday, April 26, 2013

PAST: ART: Outdoor Sculpture by Chakaia Booker, on New York Avenue at 13th St, outside of National Museum of Women in the Arts, THURS, March 8th, 2013 - SUN, April 27th, Free

The Second Installation of the New York Avenue Sculpture Project outside of the NMWA on NY Avenue
Thursday, March 8th - Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Internationally renowned sculptor Chakaia Booker has been selected as the second artist for the New York Avenue Sculpture Project, the only public art space featuring changing installations of contemporary works by women artists. Based in New York, Booker works almost exclusively with recycled tires that are cut, folded, and woven into dynamic, highly textured sculptures. Her large-scale expressive works fuse ecological concerns with explorations of racial and economic difference, globalization, and gender. The installation comprises four sculptures, including a new work that Booker is creating specifically for the project.

Outside on NY Ave, across from the
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW - at 13th St, NWMetro: Metro Center

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