CITYarts Celebrates Last Brush Stroke for Pillars of Justice Mural

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NEW YORK, NY, June 2nd, 2016 – CITYarts will celebrate the final brush strokes of the Pillars of Justice mural project created in collaboration with students from the High School for Law, Advocacy, and Community Justice (LACJ) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, announced today by CITYarts’ Executive and Creative Director Tsipi Ben-Haim. The event is scheduled to take place on June 13, 2016 at 3pm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Campus.

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CITYarts Brings Students to Visit Lichtenstein

CITYart brought underserved students from the Hamilton Grange School in Harlem and the MLK School to visit Roy Lichtenstein’s recreated “Greene Street Mural” at the Gagosian Gallery. The Mural is a recreation of Lichtenstein’s original mural that appeared at the Castelli Gallery in 1983. Students sketched drawings inspired by the mural to create murals at their own schools in collaboration with professional artist Sean Carlson, who was at the gallery to guide them in the sketching process.

Food and Wine Festival

CITYarts painted two murals at this year’s New York City Wine and Food Festival on Friday, October 16th. The murals painted by artists Richard Cabral, Todd Minguel, Peter Ziemkiewicsz, and Charles Jean-Pierre, are based on food and will highlight CITY arts desire to stop world hunger.

Harlem Peace Wall Restoration

CITYarts, City College of New York staff, community youth, professionals and artists will work together to restore the Harlem Peace Wall, a community landmark of East Harlem, located on W 138th between Amsterdam and Broadway.

 

When: Wednesday, September 26th from 10am to 2pm

Where: Jacob Schiff Park – West Harlem

W 138th between Amsterdam and Broadway