Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University
615 W 129th St, New York
Wednesday - Friday: 12 - 8 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12 - 6 pm
Lina Puerta: Manigua
Jul 17-Jun 29
A site-specific installation for Miller Theatre, Columbia University in collaboration with The Wallach Art Gallery. Weeds serve as the inspiration for Lina Puerta's Botanico series, initiated in 2010. Nature, uncontrolled, can be found sprouting from all manner of abandoned urban space.
Living In America: Frank Lloyd Wright, Harlem, and Modern Housing
Sep 09-Dec 17
''Living in America,'' part of a manifesto that was written on wooden panels traveling with the model of Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City, evokes a question that preoccupied architects and planners throughout the mid-twentieth century. Wright's idealized plan for an exurban settlement of single-family homes offered one possible answer - plans for large public or subsidized housing located in urban areas presented another.