Chris Burden

Chris Burden’s ‘Ghost Ship’ Removed from the New Museum After 4 Years

Posted August 17, 2017 at 5:00 am

The New Museum is in expansion mode. In due course, the forty-year-old institution will expand its capabilities and facilities next door to 233 Bowery. Okay, fine. But what of the appendage protruding from its boxy facade? The life-sized nautical ornament was pried from its four-story perch at the end of July. It was four years […]

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‘GUTS’ Exhibit Opens Tonight at Abrons Art Center

Posted December 6, 2013 at 12:38 pm

It’s all guts all glory starting tonight at the Abrons Art Center at the Henry Street Settlement. Co-curated by George Terry and Jonathan Durham, GUTS explores risky business through a variety of mediums. An exercise in pushing the envelope to produce compelling new pieces, of which have not previously been displayed in New York. The introductory blurb […]

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New Museum Unveils Chris Burden ‘Ghost Ship’ on Its Façade

Last modified September 20, 2013 at 9:17 am

Row, row, row your boat gently down the Bowery… Mere days after the New Museum pruned its flower, there’s new growth to report. So to speak. Two enormous thirty-six-foot towers were hoisted to the rooftop of 235 Bowery in the wee hours of Wednesday. The second piece of Chris Burden’s puzzle was placed just after […]

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Breaking: New Museum Rose Sculpture Removed Last Night

Last modified September 14, 2013 at 4:50 pm

During peak party hours last night (or Kol Nidre), the New Museum was finally deflowered. A month after we first announced its fate, the scaffolding and truck-bound crane arrived to conduct business. By 3am this morning, the enormous two-story sculpture was placed onto a flatbed and carted away. Three years just like that; Isa Genzken no longer has […]

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New Museum Deposing Facade Rose; Chris Burden Sculpture Coming Soon

Posted August 1, 2013 at 6:00 am

The New Museum is being deflowered, as it were. Nearly three years after Isa Genzken installed her stoic rose on the facade of 235 Bowery, the two-story sculpture is coming down on August 24. Its successor is slated to arrive in the fall with the advent of the new Chris Burden exhibit, entitled “Chris Burden: […]

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