NYT Profiles New Arts Studio Project at Brooklyn Army Terminal

April 23rd, 2019

A piece in NYT profiles the recently opened ArtBuilt studios at Brooklyn Army Terminal, NYX’s largest nonprofit artist-space project in 20 years.  “There need to be places for artists to thrive in place, and that is extremely important to this entire enterprise,” says Tom Finkelpearl, the commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs, which oversees the Affordable Real Estate for Artists program. “Three years ago, the mayor said that we really have to look at ways to keep artists in the city. There’s an affordability problem that’s absolutely a looming problem for artists in the city.”

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