Waste Land follows Vik Muniz as he travels from Brooklyn to Brazil’s Jardim Gramacho to create his new piece from the world’s largest garbage dump.
I am intrigued by the work of Christian Marclay, in which he “transforms sound and music into visual and physical forms through performance, collage, sculpture, large-scale installations, photography, and video”. His show at the Whitney runs through September 26.
A very interesting article about plein-air artist Rackstraw Downes.
American Jesus, David LaChapelle’s show at Paul Kasmin Gallery, will run through September 18.
Bari Kumar’s work is very interesting.
Graffiti NYC: Artists of the Third Rail opens on July 15th at Benrimon Contemporary.
Closer: In Conservation is a public art piece at St. Nicholas Park that consists of “a series of mailbox stations where people may write letters to St. Nicolas Park.” Read these letters here, or write one yourself before it closes on July 16.