Raisa Nosova "Uprooted"

Muralist Raisa Nosova Raises a Distress call for Ukraine

Enter the Oculus on Vesey Street, and you’ll pass it: a twelve by sixteen foot work of crocheted wall art done in the colors of the Ukrainian flag. The team of textile artists behind “Peace for Ukraine” have superimposed an image of a dove, complete with an olive branch, atop the bands of sky blue and […]

Liberty State Park

Lawmakers Pass Liberty State Park Redevelopment Bill

New Jersey lawmakers on Wednesday passed a controversial bill that would open Liberty State Park up to commercialization, to the chagrin of critics who unsuccessfully called for a ban on large-scale development and special protections for an environmentally fragile peninsula there.