Creative Time


The Defining Artworks of 2022
Editors of ARTnews, December 15, 2022
Charles Gaines: Moving Chains
Zoë Hopkins, December 14, 2022
The Brooklyn Rail
The Best Public Art of 2022
Xiayou Weng, December 13, 2022
A Colossal Ship-Like Artwork Evoking America’s Slave Trade
Ryan Waddoups, October 27, 2022
Surface Magazine
It Took Eight Years, an Army of Engineers, and 1,600 Pounds of Chains to Bring Artist Charles Gaines’s Profound Meditation on America to Life. Now, It’s Here
Sarah Cascone, October 25, 2022
artnet News
Sculptor Charles Gaines’ Monumental ‘Moving Chains’ Now Open on Governors Island
Scott Lynch, October 17, 2022
Brooklyn Magazine
This Giant Monument Made of Steel and Chains is Heading to Governors Island
Anna Rahmanan, October 13, 2022
Time Out New York
Exploring the Arbitrary, Conceptual Artist Charles Gaines Reveals First Public Artwork in NYC
Hannah Black, October 12, 2022
Cultured Magazine
Charles Gaines Reframes American History
Maxine Wally, October 10, 2022
W Magazine
On Governors Island, a Machine That Jolts History
Siddhartha Mitter, October 7, 2022
The New York Times
The T List: An Immersive Installation by Charles Gaines on Governors Island
Samuel Anderson, October 6, 2022
T: The New York Times Style Magazine
Charles Gaines unearths America’s deep colonial roots in an expansive serial public art project
Jillian Billard, July 20, 2022
The Art Newspaper
Charles Gaines Brings Trees Back to Times Square
Elaine Velie, July 15, 2022
Charles Gaines Will Plant a Grove of Sweetgum Trees Upside Down in Times Square as Part of an Ambitious Public Art Project
Taylor Dafoe, June 21, 2022
artnet News
Charles Gaines on the Paradoxes of Seeing
Harmony Holiday, June 7, 2022