The NYC Culture Club, a private gallery within the Oculus, has selected artist Todd Stone to host a solo exhibition beginning September 1. The exhibition will feature more than 30 works in oil, watercolor and digital media that document the 20-year history of downtown reconstruction and the 12 years of Stone’s tenure as artist in residence at the World Trade Center.
Title Renewal, the exhibition is part of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and offers the public a moment to remember those we have lost, while highlighting the transformation, renewal and reconstruction of the World Trade site. Center.
The show will continue until September 21.
“Downtown has come a long way in the past 20 years, and the rebuild shows the resilience of the collective human spirit that all should celebrate,” Stone said. “My work is an elegy for those lost here and a celebration of the workers and community who brought the vision of the rebuilt World Trade Center back to life.”
Stone has lived and worked in Lower Manhattan since 1974 and has exhibited her paintings internationally for over 45 years. His work has been exhibited at the National September 11 Museum, Art Basel, the Museum of the City of New York, the Neiman Gallery of Columbia University, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the New York Historical Society, among other prestigious institutions.
The NYC Culture Club is a project conceived by the multi-hyphenated brothers Parker and Clayton Calvert who are hailed as two of the main influencers of the next generation of New York’s vibrant arts scene. The mission of the exhibition space is to create opportunities for curators and artists to have free exhibitions, which is made possible in collaboration with Westfield World Trade Center.
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