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New York | Tour of ‘Maya Lin: Ghost Forest’ at Madison Square Park

May 14 @ 10:00 am

Installation view of "Ghost Forest" by Maya Lin, a public work comprising fifty haunting Atlantic white cedar trees

Please join us for an in-person tour of ‘Maya Lin: Ghost Forest’ on view at Madison Square Park in New York City. The tour will be led by Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Deputy Director and Martin Friedman Chief Curator at Madison Square Park Conservancy and ArtTable member.

This program is open to ArtTable members only. The program fee is $15. Light refreshments will be provided, and the meeting spot will be circulated prior to the program.

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Due to social distancing requirements, registration for this program is limited to 20 attendees. Waitlisted registrants will be notified if space becomes available. 

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Please note that by registering for this event you consent to have your contact information shared with ArtTable to be used in the event that contact tracing is needed. We recommend reading the Madison Square Park Conservancy’s policy regarding Health and Safety regulations at the park before registering.

For the health and safety of our hosts, staff, and attendees, we require that you wear a mask or face covering for the duration of the program and maintain social distance between each person not from the same household. Masks will not be provided. Anyone without a mask will not be admitted to the program. There will be no exceptions. 



About the exhibition

Skyward installation view of 'Ghost Forest' by Maya Lin with Clocktower in the BackgroundMaya Lin’s Ghost Forest, a towering stand of fifty haunting Atlantic white cedar trees, is a newly-commissioned public art work. Lin brings her vision as an artist and her agency as an environmental activist to this project, a memory of germination, vegetation, and abundance and a harsh symbol of the devastation of climate change. The height of each tree, around forty feet, overwhelms human scale and stands as a metaphor of the outsized impact of a looming environmental calamity. Click here to read more.

About Brooke Kamin Rapaport

Portrait of Brooke Kamin Rapaport

Brooke Kamin Rapaport is Deputy Director and Martin Friedman Chief Curator at Madison Square Park Conservancy in New York. She was the Commissioner and Curator of the U.S. Pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale with the exhibition Martin Puryear: Liberty / Libertà.





Thank you to Ingrid Dinter, Principal at Dinter Fine Art and ArtTable New York Chapter Program Committee member, for organizing this program.

Image: Installation view of ‘Ghost Forest’, courtesy of Maya Lin Studio and Madison Square Park Conservancy; Brooke Kamin Rapaport courtesy of MSPC


May 14
10:00 am
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ArtTable New York
212 343 1735 Ext. 13


Madison Square Park (Exact meeting spot TBA)
Madison Square Park
New York, NY 10010 United States
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