28 Jul Parting Shot ArtBridge Kingston, Chronogram
Even in the daylight, Kingston residents can look up and see the moon, waxing and waning, along the skyline.
Stretched along one side of the Greenkill Avenue bridge is Emily Gui’s cyanotype print Moon Phases. On the opposite side—lush green against the concrete expanse—is Adie Russell’s Wide/way, which provides a glimpse of a winding road leading to a hidden, not-so-distant landscape. Installed in early March as part of ArtBridge: Kingston, a collaborative, art exhibition, both works will be up until September.
ArtBridge, a New York City-based nonprofit organization, transforms urban landscapes into public art canvases. The Kingston installation—the brainchild of recent Kingston transplant Raleigh Green—is the first time the group has branched out of Manhattan. Green believes the public arts concept will have a big impact on the community. “There was a wonderful opportunity to bring attention to Midtown, which has a lot of creative talent and economic and development potential, but is in real need of some tender love and care,” Green says.
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