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Artists Flood To Help Sandy Victims

October 31, 2013

Art is therapeutic for both the artist and the patron; with the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy occurring this week, two moving exhibits are on display.

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Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1  features more than 200 artists  over 100,000 square feet.  Be prepared to experience the full range of artistic modalities, as this show includes: a sculpture garden, film, music, and poetry from artists affected by the storm.  On November 9th, a  screening of the Sandy related film Shored Up  will be shown, followed by a panel discussion.  The exhibit is being held at Industry City located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn and runs from October 20 through December 15.  Free and open to all.

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Rising waters: Photographs of Sandy is a collaboration between the International Center of Photography and The Museum of The City of New York exhibiting a collection of Sandy related photographs from more than 1,000 professional and amateur artists.  It runs from October 29 through March 2.  Suggested admission.

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After heavy subject matter, it might be time for some levity; coincidently, NYC Comedy Week kicks off more than 80 comedy events beginning October 28 and runs through November 10.


About the author: Bill Indursky

Bill Indursky is an architect, trend expert, and digital entrepreneur. He is the former founder of V&M (Vintage & Modern (2006-2013)) and the current founder of Design Life Network (DLN). DLN is a MAGAZINE + DESIGN AGENCY + MARKETPLACE + TV CHANNEL promoting inspiring design of all eras online and on TV.


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