Barbara Kruger at Coleman Skatepark

Untitled (Skate)

Coleman Skatepark

Monroe St, New York, NY 10002

Monroe Street at Market Street

The skatepark is located in Coleman Square Playground which lies on the border between Chinatown and the Lower East Side.


Created in partnership with NYC Parks and skate park designer Steve Rodriguez, Barbara Kruger employs her signature effects and strategies to broadcast messages that engage issues of and ideas about power, desire, adoration, contempt, and capital at New York’s most popular skate park underneath the Manhattan Bridge.

Image credit: Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Skate), 2017. Photos © Paula Court. Courtesy of Performa.


Curated by RoseLee Goldberg and Esa Nickle, Producing Director, with Job Piston, Special Projects Manager, and Sasha Okshteyn, Associate Producer. Support provided by the Performa Commissioning Fund, Sprueth Magers, Mary Boone, and Commissioning Council member Larry Warsh. Special thanks to Eric Goode, NYC Parks Department, The Park Restaurant, The Turtle Conservancy, Steve Rodriguez, and EP+Co.

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