State of the Art: New York
9 April 6 Sept
Level 2, FREE
Opening soon, State of the Art: New York is a chance to see the very latest contemporary art coming out of one of the worlds most exciting cities, the capital of the art world and hot-bed of cultural creativity, New York. With contributions from 16 young artists, four new commissions, and work in painting, performance, video and installation - expect the unexpected.
Look out for a new site-specific intervention, commissioned by Urbis, which updates Manchesters statue of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, with a hip-hop outfit of a baseball cap, medallions and rings. The statue commemorates the thanks offered by Lincoln to the people of Manchester for their support during the American Civil War support born out the desire to end the slavery. Find out more...
Running throughout April in Lincoln Square, this work is also part of the Urbis Tour, Instant Manchester. Visit http://www.urbis.org.uk/tours
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