Exhibitions Archive - Page 5

A night time scene of an outdoor dining table lined with folding chairs. Hiding the view of the table's surface, are water jars holding bouquets of wild green plants.
A black and white photo of a group of women of color standing in a circle. They are standing on a park lawn arms length apart from one another. Behind them are tall trees and an above ground railway.
A colorful mural on the sidewall of the museum portrays six Black Trans Femme icons. Marsha P.Johnson, Miss Major Griffin Gracy, Cayenne Doroshow, Qween Jean, Tourmaline, and Gia Love. The first person prominently stands out on the left side in a vibrant blue dress draped across the shoulder, while the person next to them wears a brown wrap skirt and ruffle blue top with one arm up in a fist. In the center is a person in a strapless bright orange dress holding it at the corner as they walk with an orange butterfly in their afro textured hair and music notes leave their lips. The next person is wearing a short blue skirt with a red top with a fist also in the air holding hands with a shadow of a smaller person. The last two people are, a person wearing a pink skirt with a white top in a motorized wheelchair and another person standing over their shoulder wearing yellow.
A black, title slide with four pieces of white text. The text shifts orientation from horizontal to vertical, along a “s” shape line on its side. From left to right the text reads: Year of Uncertainty, You, Phases One, October 2021, Participate & Build, Participate 7 Construir, Queens Museum.
A narrow exhibition space with white walls and hardwood floors. Along the two walls are series of two dimensional works. Spread out on the floor is two display cases and two visitor benches. At the end of the space hangs a half orange and half dark blue flag with a white globe at its center.
A two-story mural of abstracted animals in pastel and earth tones. At the bottom left of the mural is row of artwork on display. Descending from the top right is a twisting flight of stairs. At the bottom is an empty museum floor.
A close up of a collage with a busy composition. The background is white with a lot of material layered on top. The materials include a handwritten report in black ink, several forensic rulers in the metric system, tiny printed surveillance video stills, of a people walking, and separated red and blue fabric.
Installed on the facade of the Queens Museum is a yellow, three part banner with the phrase “Dear Service Worker, “Thank you for keeping NYC alive!” for → forever…”, written in black ink. At the top of the building is a sign that reads “Queens Museum”.
A water reservoir surrounded by a forest of bare trees. The water is a pristine, dark blue. In the background is the skyline of New York City against a cloudy blue sky.
A corner view of an exhibition space. Colorful two-dimensional works, framed with white mat board, are installed on the corner wall. Against the longer wall is a gray, display table with more colorful, two-dimensional artworks on display beneath a sheet of glass.
A four-sided set of blinds that take up the majority of an exhibition floor. The blinds are hanging from the ceiling and are raised to reveal a rectangular section of hardwood floor embedded into the exhibition floor. On the hardwood floors is a round, black rug with white plastic chairs arranged in a circle. In the center of the chairs is a cylindrical stand displaying several monitors.
A group of Latinx women and children gathered in a park pathway. At the center, a few of the women are holding up a red-orange banner with the phrase “La Vida Es Bonita” embroidered with blue, green, and purple thread. Towards the right is a woman and child proudly holding up matching light blue pillows with colorful, floral embroidered patterns.
A four-sided set of blinds that take up the majority of an exhibition floor. The blinds are hanging from the ceiling and are raised to reveal a rectangular, red carpet embedded into the exhibition floor. Spread out on the carpet is a few fiber arts sculptures made of salvaged denim. Visitors of different ages are laying on and nestled into the sculptures. On the perimeter of the red carpet is a series of floor-to-ceiling curtains, made out of salvaged t-shirts stitched together.
Three immigrant women stand in front of a red backdrop with their faces turned away. Each of them are wearing yellow cleaning gloves and are holding a power fist above their heads. On the back of their matching green t-shirts is a yellow apple with the words “Apple Eco cleaning co-op”circling the apple and sitting within a thin yellow circle. Below the circle, in the same yellow is the Apple Eco cleaning co-op’s email and phone number.
A square quilt made up of 64 smaller squares patches and a thin white perimeter. The first square, on the top left, has the words “Memories Migration Common Thread” embroidered on a white patch with black thread. Each of the other patches are made up of different colors with either abstract shapes, letters, or motifs.
A map of New York City illustrating the city block grid. Spread across the five boroughs are lime green dots with varying diameters. Connecting a number of dots are curved red lines. Overlayed on the map is a pixelated image of a person crouching down with their attention towards the ground.
A car dashboard view, at sunset, on a three lane highway. The sky is clear and fades from blue to a soft yellow at the horizon. The road is also relatively clear with a few cars at a distance. Overlayed on the view is the date and time in the bottom, left corner and a magenta laser, target designator.
A close up view of iridescent shards of glass. The shards of glass are in different colors and patterns. Some have stripes, some of swirls and some have spots. Each piece has a glow or sheen to it.
A wooden surface with a collection of items spread out, including an open spread of a book, photocopied book pages, a pamphlet, watercolored pages, and color photographs of nature scenes and grass.