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4 must-see public art installations—all by alumni of the Studio Museum's artist-in-residence program

Updated: May 20, 2021

"Go," Kehinde Wiley

The Studio Museum in Harlem remains closed while it builds its new space on 125th Street, but there are other ways to get your uptown art fix.

Four major works have gone up recently around the city by alumni of the Harlem museum's prestigious artist-in-residence program.

See their works below, and start planning your art tour around the city. From south to north they are:

"Day's End," David Hammons

(Studio Museum artist-in-residence 1980-1981)

Hudson River Park, Gansevoort Peninsula across from the Whitney Museum


"Brick House," Simone Leigh

(Studio Museum artist-in-residence 2010-2011)

The High Line, Tenth Ave and 30th St

On view through May 2021

"Go," Kehinde Wiley

(Studio Museum artist-in-residence 2001–2002)

Moynihan Train Hall, midblock entrance hall, 33rd St between Eighth and Ninth Aves


"Oracle," Sanford Biggers

(Studio Museum artist-in-residence 1999-2000)

Rockefeller Center, Fifth Ave between W 49th and W 50th Sts

On view through June 29, 2021

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