New York City

United States



Address:
224 East 10th St.
New York
10003
Phone: 212 777 7052
Website: www.nyundergroundmuseum.org

New York Underground Museum

The New York Underground Museum is a permeable internet membrane of ideas, energies, and sensitivities. NYUM is a new model for Museums - a museum surrounded by air and light, open 24 hours a day where interactivity and collective viewer feedback are integrated into the perceptual process. NYUM will preserve, curate and present works that are not held by major institutions. We hope to raise the status of experimental artists working outside the art establishment, such as female artists, anti - social artists, artists with emotional and physical disabilities, and artists of color.

New York City is more than a city. It is an idea. Through NYUM, the NY experimental art community will grow beyond its geographical and chronological location to encompass a metaphysicality of art lovers and connoisseurs. We dream of Kiosks in public spaces where people can access our museum: young people all over the world can pass through the NYUM portal into the Underground City.

We have 5 Basic Entry Points for the Museum:

• Monthly Featured Show :

Current show May 11, 2007: The Three Jacks

Digital Artist Jack Ox, Video Artist Jack Waters, and Interdisciplinary Artist Jack Smith

• My Bohemia

A virtual bohemia where any artist can create a home page ( ala My Space) showing his or her work. Art is all about conversations between artists: NYUM will facilitate dialogue about contemporary artistic practice through chat and online social networking.

• Art: The Game

Designed by SVA MFA 2007 Computer graduate Dae Woon Na, we are developing a game that si... [ Read all ]


Permanent Collection

Dennis Ashbaugh

Ed Ruscha

Marcel Duchamp

Peter Beard

Larry Rivers

Bradford Paley

Christian Marclay

Ellsworth Kelly

Jean Michel Basquiat

Andy Warhol

Ray Kelly

Keith Haring

Yoko Ono

Roy Lichtenstein

William Burroughs

David Bowie

Marilyn Manson

Miles Davis

Damien Hirst

Nick Zedd

Richard Kern

Jack Smith

Hunter S. Thompson

Hoop

The Rivington School

Jack Ox

Jack Waters

Jack Kerouac

Ivan Galietti

Samoa

Anne-Katrin Spiess

Fairfield Porter

Tony Fitzpatrick

Nile Southern

Hilary Knight


Exhibitions

THE THREE JACKS



In the BYTE COURT OF ALL MEDIA

Activist, Painter, Dancer, Auteur

JACK WATERS



In our HALL OF SCIENCE, MUSIC and HEALING

Painter, Scholar, Visual Technology Inventor

JACK OX



In the CHAMBER OF IMMORTALITY

Underground Legend

Mentor, Inspiration and Friend

JACK SMITH

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Previous Exhibitions

SUBJECT OBJECTIFIED
Alison Knowles, founding member of Fluxus


Forthcoming exhibitions

Our UPCOMING SHOW - Exquisite Virus at the New York Underground Museum

New Directions in Graffitt: Spotlight on emerging female artists in the South Bronx

SCOTT DRAVES - Digital Interactive Artist


Cost

Free


Opening hours

24 hours


Getting there

F Train to Houston
or M15 bus


Facilities

Special traveling shows for the disabled


Museum internal and external photos (1)

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News and events

Our opening at the Sackler Wing of the Brooklyn Museum featured Live Art Performances


Education

Performance Art Workshop
Oct. 15 - Nov. 21