Bettina WitteVeen walks reporters through her installation at the Brooklyn Navy Yard's hospital called “When We Were Soldiers … once and young.” Eagle photos by Lore Croghan of art by Bettina WitteVeen

War is hell. For the first time, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is opening its mysterious, decaying pre-Civil War hospital to an artist. “When We Were Soldiers … once and young” is German-born conceptual artist and social activist Bettina WitteVeen’s site-specific installation of devastating war photos she found in historic archives and sculptures shaped like crosses. Read More →

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Renowned Performing Arts Organization Activates Former Tobacco Warehouse With Innovative Productions, World-Class Artists St. Ann’s Warehouse — which for 36 years has enlivened New Yorkers with new works by the world’s most vital music- and theater-makers — is about to open its first permanent home, a 25,000-square-foot theater at the breathtaking site of the Tobacco Read More →

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“Please Touch the Art,” a new exhibition by Danish artist Jeppe Hein featuring 18 playful sculptures designed specifically for public interaction, is coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) this weekend. Engaging visitors through pieces that are both accessible and surprising, the show includes three distinct bodies of work: “Appearing Rooms,” a series of “rooms” formed when water shoots up from Read More →

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“Please Touch the Art,” a new exhibition by Danish artist Jeppe Hein featuring 18 playful sculptures designed specifically for public interaction, is coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP). Engaging visitors through pieces that are both accessible and surprising, the show includes three distinct bodies of work: “Appearing Rooms,” a series of “rooms” formed when water shoots up from the work’s Read More →