12/02/17 3:00pm
PHOTO COURTESY OF HUNTER COLLEGE | A view of Robert Longo’s ‘American Bridge Project’ at Hunter College. Curated by Shelter Island's Jill Brienza, the exhibit runs through December 17.

PHOTO COURTESY OF HUNTER COLLEGE | A view of Robert Longo’s ‘American Bridge Project’ at Hunter College. Curated by Shelter Island’s Jill Brienza, the exhibit runs through December 17.

Shelter Island resident Jill Brienza is a curator of a site-specific political work by conceptual artist Robert Longo installed on Hunter College’s iconic sky bridges. The installation, “American Bridge Project,” comprises the artist’s largest public artwork to date.

The work features reproductions on vinyl of two of Mr. Longo’s recent charcoal on mounted paper drawings. The pieces coat the windows of Hunter’s third and seventh floor sky bridges, resulting in an immersive experience for viewers crossing over the bridges as well as a powerful billboard-sized statement visible from Lexington Avenue, both north and south of 68th Street.  (more…)