The Foundation

The Angel Orensanz Foundation was established in 1992 by a group of artists and scholars, inspired by the work of this Spanish/American artist (1942) and the unique architecture of his space in Lower Manhattan. In a short period of time it has affirmed itself as a strong anchor of the visual arts and performing arts and artists in New York. Laurie Anderson, Philip Glass, Bang on a Can, The Institute for the Humanities at NY, The Goethe Institute, The Italian Institute, the British Council, PS1 and various departments of NYU, Columbia University, Princeton University, as well as The State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg), Mass Moca, The Whitney Museum, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Il Ministero per I Beni Culturali of Italy and many other institutions develop here shows and presentations.

The Foundation has just opened an international department and workshop for digital arts: graphic design, web development and video editing as well as exhibition systems and presentation. It produces the quarterly arts magazine Artscape through its subsidiary Artscape Publishers; a weekly TV program (MNN) Arts from the Orensanz airs weekly through MNN, and a series of classical recordings “Live from the Orensanz”, as well as an international exhibitions program of the work of Angel Orensanz.

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