Nari Ward at Socrates

The MFA Program and Hunter College Department of Art are proud to announce the exhibition of Professor Nari Ward at Socrates Sculpture Park. The exhibition, Nari Ward: G.O.A.T., again, features a series of six newly commissioned outdoor artworks that were created on site and on view April 29 – September 4, 2017.

"Ward recasts tropes of outdoor structures — the monument, the playground, lawn ornaments, architectural barriers, and the advertising sign — into surreal and playful creations. Nari Ward:G.O.A.T., again examines how hubris creates misplaced expectations in American cultural politics. This exhibition also brings new insight into the artist’s exploration of identity, social progress, the urban environment, and group belonging." (From the Socrates Sculpture Park press release)

Read more about the exhibition:

Socrates Sculpture Park
Nari Ward: G.O.A.T., again

The New York Times
Installation at Socrates Sculpture Park Takes Political Turn

The New York Times
At Socrates Sculpture Park, Slyly Butting Expectations

The New Yorker
The Artist Nari Ward on the Goat as a Symbol of Democracy

Gothamist
Nari Ward Brings The G.O.A.T. To Socrates Sculpture Park

Hyperallergic
Nari Ward Gets the G.O.A.T.