MvVO Art Launches AD ART SHOW
Art

Save the Presidents

Save the Presidents
Tali Keren,Alex Strada, Save the Presidents

Image credit: Tali Keren and Alex Strada, Save the Presidents, video still courtesy the artists

For the month of Washington’s and Lincoln’s Birthdays, Times Square Arts presents a “day in the life” portrait of 43 monumental busts of former American Presidents. Rescued from the site of a closing sculpture park near Williamsburg, Virginia by the entrepreneur who was hired to demolish them, the statues sit, damaged but steadfast, in the light of the sun and the darkness of night.

“By showing Save the Presidents as the Midnight Moment for February 2018, we are excited to bring a surreal farm and worksite in rural Virginia to the center of commerce, traffic and tourism in New York City. The film is slow and quiet – a stark contrast to the buzz of Times Square. At the same time, both spaces are monumental and fantastical.

Save the Presidents explores the promise and instability of political representation, while questioning mythologies of democracy, power and gender. It functions as a Rorschach test onto which Times Square pedestrians may naturally project their political fantasies and associations. In our current, precarious political moment, the work encourages a reassessment and reimagining of the history and future of the American presidency.”

Tali Keren and Alex Strada are the artists. The exhibit runs February 1 – 28.

Art

Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

More in Art

Pet Portraits

Cherish Your Pet Love With Pet Portraits UK!

WriterFebruary 20, 2018
David Bowie

David Bowie The Photographs

Suzanna BowlingFebruary 19, 2018
Joe Dance

Meet Artist Joe Dance Mixed Media Collage Artist

Suzanna BowlingFebruary 18, 2018
Ka-Man Tse

Save The Presidents Comes To Times Square

Suzanna BowlingFebruary 16, 2018
MvVO ART,

MvVO ART Announces Ad Art Show at Sotheby’s

Suzanna BowlingFebruary 14, 2018
 Jared Boechler

 Jared Boechler Art That You Can Also Smell

Suzanna BowlingFebruary 8, 2018
Window of the heart

Times Square 10th Annual Window to the Heart

Suzanna BowlingFebruary 5, 2018

February’s Events In New York Offer Love, Fashion, Dogs, Firecrackers and Film Festivals Galore

Suzanna BowlingJanuary 28, 2018
Tattoo

What To Do If You Want A Brand New Tattoo?

WriterJanuary 23, 2018