‘Unmasking the Truth’ turns self expression into public art, opens Saturday in Newburgh

CITY OF NEWBURGH – The opening of the Newburgh Community Photo Project’s latest public art endeavor – “Unmasking the Truth” – will take place this weekend during the 10th annual Newburgh Open Studios event.

This local project is a collaboration with the Inside Out Project by French artist JR. Inside Out is a global public art initiative that involves large-scale, publicly exhibited portraits to express identities and make statements for what the subjects stand for.

Portraits were taken of various Newburgh residents wearing masks with sayings that included “COVID SAFE,” “#BLM,” and “I CAN’T BREATHE,” in reference to the dual-crises […]

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