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Take a peek inside: New York’s new arts space

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Helen Stoilas

The multidisciplinary organisation at the centre of the massive Hudson Yards redevelopment project has received a $75m gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

The figure of former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg loomed large at a recent hard hat press tour of The Shed, the multidisciplinary arts and culture centre under construction in Hudson Yards, due to open in 2019. And it was with good reason. Not only is the massive redevelopment project being built over the railway yards on Manhattan’s far west side one of the former mayor’s parting legacies, but The Shed had just received a $75m gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies, bringing its fundraising total to $421m towards a $500m capital campaign goal… Read more

Image: Inside The Shed, the multidisciplinary arts and culture centre under construction in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, due to open in 2019 (Photo: Helen Stoilas)

 

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