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  1. Aug 02, 2022 · SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK PO Box 6259 32-01 Vernon Boulevard Long Island City, NY 11106 T 718 956 1819 F 718 626 1533

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    • 3201 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, 11106-4925, New York
  3. Aug 21, 2019 · Socrates Sculpture Park. Address. 32-01 Vernon Blvd, Queens, NY 11106, USA. Phone +1 718-956-1819. Web Visit website. As recently as 1986, the Socrates Sculpture Park was a landfill and illegal dumpsite in Astoria, Queens. Now it's a stunning 4-acre park that is dedicated to showing public art. It's an exhibit space where artists can exhibit ...

    • 32-01 Vernon Blvd, Queens, NY 11106, USA
    • (718) 956-1819
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    In 1986, visionary sculptor Mark di Suvero founded Socrates Sculpture Park as a community-engaged and accessible arts space dedicated to supporting artists in the production and presentation of public artworks. Socrates was designated as a New York City public park in 1998, ensuring the land would be protected for generations to come. Today the Par...

    The Park engages internationally recognized artists for solo or group presentations during the spring and summer months each year. In recent years, we have commissioned major projects from acclaimed artists including Jeffrey Gibson, Virginia Overton, Nari Ward, Agnes Denes, and Meg Webster.

    Every year, a jury selects a group of artists for ‘The Socrates Annual’ fellowship through a competitive open-call application process. Artists including Sable Elyse Smith (2016), David Brooks (2009), Hank Willis Thomas (2006), Orly Genger (2004), and Sanford Biggers(2001) have participated in the fellowship program since it was formalized in 2000....

    Folly/Function is the Park’s architectural and design competition in partnership with The Architectural League of New York. The program launched in 2012 to investigate the intersection between sculpture and architecture through the conceptual framework of “follies”— temporary structures that intentionally serve no practical purpose. The program has...

    Since 1999, Socrates has activated the billboard above the main entrance to the Park with an ongoing series of artworks commissioned from established artists including John Giorno, Douglas Gordon, Michael Joo, Los Angeles Urban Rangers, Wangechi Mutu, Chitra Ganesh, and Duke Riley. In response to the 2016 presidential election, Socrates held an ope...

  5. Specialties: Located on the East River waterfront of Long Island City, Queens, Socrates Sculpture Park is a community engaged New York City public park dedicated to supporting artists in the production and presentation of public art. Socrates is open every day from 9am to sunset and admission to the Park's grounds, exhibition, events, and activities is always free. Established in 1986 ...

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