Overview

The New Museum of Contemporary Art is an incredible sight: a seven-story heap of ethereal, messed up white boxes (planned by Tokyo-based engineers Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA and New York firm Gensler) raising over its medium-ascent neighborhood. It was a hotly anticipated much-needed refresher along what was a totally lumpy Bowery strip when it showed up in 2007 – since the exhibition hall’s opening, numerous polished new developments have gone along with it, rapidly changing this once out for the count road.

Established in 1977 by Whitney custodian Marcia Tucker and housed in five areas throughout the years, the exhibition hall’s statement of purpose is basic: ‘New craftsmanship, new thoughts.’ True to its promise, it gave display space to Keith Haring, Jeff Koons, Joan Jonas, Mary Kelly, and Andres Serrano toward the start of their vocations, and remains Manhattan’s just devoted contemporary-workmanship historical center. It closes sometimes to put in new displays, so make certain to check the site before you visit.

On the principal Saturday of the month, the New Museum has uncommon occasions for sprouting specialists, with hands-on artworks and exercises for kids matured four to 15. Free exhibition hall affirmation is incorporated for two grown-ups (it’s in every case free for kids).

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