Art Tells New Jersey Stories at Newark's New Terminal A

Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Permanent public artworks by Layqa Nuna Yawar and Karyn Olivier offer airport travelers different views...

November 21, 2022
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Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Permanent public artworks by Layqa Nuna Yawar and Karyn Olivier offer airport travelers different views of the Garden State. A view of Karyn Olivier's sculpture 'Approach' at Newark Liberty International Airport.Credit...Zack DeZon for The New York Times Give this article By Hilarie M. Sheets Nov. 14, 2022 Move over, La Guardia. Newark Liberty International Airport's just-completed Terminal A makeover comes with two monumental new works of art. Not since the Works Progress Administration commissioned 10 murals by Arshile Gorky in 1937 for the Newark Airport Administration Building — only two of which still survive, now preserved at the Newark Museum of Art — has the New Jersey airport boasted any significant art to call its own.

Hilarie M. Sheets