Description: To commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and celebrate the resiliency of New York City?s arts community, which was hit especially hard by the storm, the Dedalus Foundation and Industry City present a nearly 100,000-square-foot exhibition, including more than 300 artists, titled Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1.
During the course of the exhibition there will be many events, including music and dance performances, screenings of documentary films, panel discussions regarding the conservation of works of art and preventative measures with regard to future natural disasters, and readings by poets who have been commissioned to write about their experience of Sandy.
The exhibition is curated by artist, writer, and publisher of The Brooklyn Rail, Phong Bui, who previously served as a curatorial advisor to MoMA PS1.
Featured artists of note include famed photorealist Chuck Close, minimalist sculptor and process movement artist Richard Serra, abstract expressionist sculptor Mark di Suvero and contemporary artist and sculptor Dustin Yellin.
More than 300 artists in total will participate in exhibition.