Archive for "Art"

Exhibit highlights girls forced into marriage

Exhibit highlights girls forced into marriage

An exhibit of the work of Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer Stephanie Sinclair in Melrose highlights the stark realities faced by young women who are married off to much older men in countries around the world.

Post Office lobby wins landmark status

The majestic lobby of the Post Office building on the Grand Concourse at East 149th St. is now officially a city landmark. The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the designation of the lobby as an interior landmark in December, citing its architectural and historic significance.

Static on the Concourse

Static on the Concourse

New public work is the artist’s rendering of TV static.

‘Ghetto for Life’ mural ignites debate

‘Ghetto for Life’ mural ignites debate

The word “ghetto” touches off a heated debate about a new mural in Melrose.

Storm-tossed art sounds a warning

Storm-tossed art sounds a warning

Visitors who experienced Hurricane Sandy last November called the exhibit evocative, and said it recalled the storm.