29 Sep 2017, by LiesbethRhijnsburger
starts on 17 Sep 2017,
ends on 18 Feb 2018
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The Queens Museum presents "Never Built New York", an exhibition of never-realized architecture curated by Sam Lubell and Greg Goldin. "Never Built New York" presents plans, renderings, and models from 150 years of visionary architectural and urban designs that never saw reality. The plans are drawnover 40 different public and private archives and collections. From Frank Lloyd Wright, to Robert Moses, to Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Never Built New York presents a wide range of architectural styles and periods. Never Built New York underlines the complex and varied challenges that architects face in getting innovative ideas from concept to development.
Two designs by Dutch architects are featured in the "Never Built New York". Rem Koolhaas' (OMA) 3D model reproduction by Columbia University GSAPP participates in the show. Also, a design by Winka Dubbeldan (Archi-Tectonics) is featured in the exhibition.
The Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park features contemporary art, events of hyperlocal and international impact, and educational programs reflecting the diversity of Queens and New York City. Changing exhibitions present the work of emerging and established artists, both local and global, that oftenexplore contemporary social issues, as well as the rich history of its site. In November 2013, the Museum reopened with an expanded footprint of 105,000 square feet, a soaring skylit atrium, a suite of daylight galleries, nine artist studios, and flexible event space. The Museum works outside its walls through engagement initiatives ranging from multilingual outreach and educational opportunities for adult immigrants, to a plethora of community led art and activism projects.
in the spotlight
Nov 1, 2017
"Miss Kiet's Children" will be screened throughout the U.S between January 28 and March 27.
Jan 20, 2018
From January 20 to May 4 Johan de Meij will have performances throughout the United States.
Feb 27, 2018
From Jan 27 - Feb 3, "Painting vs. Drawing. Dutch Art 1569 - 2017" will be on view at Mireille Mosler Ltd
Mar 6, 2018
From March 6-15 Calefax will perform in Moscow, Morgantown, Columbia, and Kenosha.