Gallery: ‘This Side of Paradise’ Transforms Abandoned Bronx Mansion int...

The idyllic mansion that once was the Andrew Freedman Home looks out of place in the current surrounding architecture of the Bronx. Non-profit group No Longer Empty has taken over the abandoned palatial structure, transforming it into an art installation like no other. "This Side of Paradise" asked various artists to create works influenced by the colorful history of one of the Bronx's remaining mansions. On view through June 5, the exhibition transforms the rooms of the ornate home into contemporary site-specific art.

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