The new facilities at Storm King Art Center provide varying degrees of insight into life on a rapidly changing planet. NEW WINDSOR, N. Y.
When guilt and fear started, I realized I had found something good.
First hit me in the eye.
In a study conducted by the Audubon Society in 2014, 100 dark red, golden and blue bird eyes, all of which were identified as threatened or endangered by climate change, judged humans. About a quarter-
A mile away, something that looked like a skull tower appeared, but it was actually a stalagmite bone. -
A white bell drum rises from an island in the pond.
The title of the article is "People"-ple cried mer-
"Sey in the storm," the hyphen crossed out the word, which I thought was strange.
This is an excerpt from a hymn written by Judge Jackson, a religious songwriter, in 1928, two years after Hurricane Miami, which killed hundreds of black migrant workers.
Both devices are highlights of "Climate Change Indicators: Artists", the latest series of Storm King Art Center, a 500-person work. Both devices have been trying to cope with an increasingly inevitable man-made disaster. -
An acre Sculpture Park in Hudson Valley, New York.
The exhibition, which opened on May 19, showcases more than a dozen artists'thoughts on global warming.
Unfortunately, most of the exhibition works are close to the level of meditation achieved by downloading mindfulness applications.
There is a "living sculpture" consisting of 15 flower beds and four sets of solar panels to power the irrigation system.
It's a good garden. It's well maintained.
But as a comment on climate change, it feels 15 years late and a bit hasty.
Its flora is known as native to New York, but includes flowers originating in Asia and Europe.
Solar panels, like polar bears, are synonymous with climatic change.
Perhaps a greenhouse can surround the garden and slowly simulate the effects of rising temperatures in the area.
Downhill is a work of more than a dozen banners, with embarrassing thick skin and cheap alliteration in a circle: "Salute to the superstar", "grief grid", "Find the mole model", "Kill the fungus" and "Look at the sea level".
"If this is not enough for a freshman to recall the past-
In a year's writing class, a short walk takes you to a highway traffic sign, which reminds the driver to work on the road ahead.
In the light flashed: "Neanderthals'R'us", "Humanitarianism", "Warning: Hurricane Humans", "We are asteroids. "
"These works make people feel like amateur insights - shallow, resistant. -
Long before President Donald Trump withdrew from the Paris Agreement or Scott Pruitt, chief executive of the Environmental Protection Agency, a global crisis was recognized. -
It's especially frustrating because I'm looking for more.
After years of climate change reports, reading more and more scary warnings from scientists and talking to policymakers whose solutions are still blindly divorced from reality, I find myself looking for a spiritual perspective over the past year that comes from creative reflection on what is happening to us.
It started last year when I read Kinstein Robinson's New York 2140, an anti-utopian novel about life after a climate disaster - a reminder that life can flourish even in Venice. -
Like the canal, it may be more than downtown Manhattan, where some of my families used to live.
Earlier this month, I completed Claire Vaye Watkins's golden masterpiece Citrus, which poetically depicts the rise of new plant and animal species that are alien to adapting to a changing world.
Now I'm reading Omar Al's book. -
Akkad's American War depicts a country that suffered ecological damage during the Civil War.
Since the famous environmentalist Bill McGill and 350 years ago, the art world has produced some visual intuition in more than a decade or so.
The founder of the organization pleaded with artists to focus more on climate change.
Isaac Cordal's street art work, Small Men's Neck Buried in Water while Adapting to Global Warming, should be remembered as a masterpiece of political commentary.
It's easy to imagine that one day Lorenzo Quinn's "support" looked like a thousand miles away from the Venice Canal with two hands to support a building.
Back in Storm King, some of the more scientifically literate works helped to save the exhibition.
Hara Woltz, New York-
Based on artists and conservation ecologists, a field survey is being conducted in Solomon Islands. A powerful meteorological station has been set up to collect climate data and surrounded by cylinders arranged at slightly different heights to represent predictions of sea level rise and Arctic sea ice melting.
Life of Mark Dion-
In an art gallery in New Orleans, large and small replicas of a disorderly science laboratory in a wooden cabin called the "Depressive Marine Biologist Field Station" were initially displayed.
Here, it is recast with ecological specimens from surrounding areas.
An era of radical change requires art to ask radical questions: "What does it mean to say goodbye? We feel sad about how we live, but we still feel that we are hanging on "Why did this happen? " The exhibition remained open until November. 11.