Justin Favela’s “Libertad (Freedom).” All images courtesy of Group X, shared with permission
An eclectic array of installations recently popped up at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia, transforming the historic neighborhood into a temporary wonderland teeming with quirky characters, large-scale interventions, and optimism.
After a slew of houseplant casualties, Mabel Low decided to trade in her withering blooms for a more durable option. The Singapore-based artist, who launched the studio Papersynthesis in 2020, crafts lifelike hydrangeas, sunflowers, and an array of succulents entirely from cardstock.
As the nation continues to honor and mourn the loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court justice and champion of women’s rights who died last Friday at the age of 87, one tribute in New York City this weekend took place in a subway station.