Arts Brookfield, known for presenting world-class cultural experiences for free worldwide and at the World Financial Center, Grace
Building and Liberty Plaza in New York, has launched Art Set Free, the first of its kind global showcase that will create the worldâ€™s largest collection of public art over the next year while also raising awareness about the importance of free public art.
The first Art Set Free digital art installation, featuring artists from NYC and around the world, will debut November 20 at Brookfield Place (formerly the World Financial Center) in downtown Manhattan.
Acclaimed choreographer Bill T. Jones, Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell, action architect Elizabeth Streb and other artists from throughout the world are helping to launch Art Set Free, which provides the rare opportunity for artists anywhere â€“established, emerging and amateur â€“ to have their art shared with an international audience of millions. Artists will share their art on social media with the hashtag #ArtSetFree. Arts Brookfield is curatating the most innovative pieces for display at ArtsBrookfield25.com and onsite at Brookfield properties inÂ New York, Los Angeles, Denver, Houston, Toronto, Perth and Sydney.
A number of fantastic artists from the New York area have already shared their work with Art Set Free, including hip hop violinist Damien Escobar, sculptor Jason Howard who gives keys from broken pianos new life, bassoon player and Julliard student Josh DeVries and mixed media artist Michelle Golden.
I can connect you with Debra Simon, Vice President of Arts and Events at Brookfield Properties, along with artists who have submitted their work to participate in Art Set Free,Â including those mentioned above.