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    Patchin Place

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

     LitNerd Wednesday! Tree-lined streets are a dime a dozen in the Village but very few have the reputation of the timeless Patchin Place. This small alley populated with three story […]

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    18is25 a weekend-long benefit this October 25 and 26!

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    18th Street Arts Center celebrates its rich legacy over past 25 years! Held in the heart of sunny Santa Monica over two days, the festivities will bring together: + performance […]

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    Mad Campus: An Outdoor Installation Adventure

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in Art Nerd Seattle

    Need your art fix but don’t want to confine yourself to the dimly lit halls of a museum on this beautiful fall day? Is merely looking at art not enough […]

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    McSorley's

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! Lets get the bad out of the way — McSorley’s has this funky stale onion and beer smell and there’s no bigger display of douchebaggery than on weekend […]

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    Poetics of Witness: Ann Hamilton and the common S E N S E

    Monday, October 13, 2014 in Art Nerd Seattle

    Opening day. I’m sitting on a low wooden stool in the middle of the gallery. Certain sounds have always triggered me into near-hypnotic states, and I find myself involuntarily going […]

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    Museum of the City of New York

    Monday, October 13, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    The Met, MoMa and Guggenheim are the usually go-to museums in New York, but don’t forget about the Museum of the City of New York. You may recognize its marble stairs […]

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    Williamsburg

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! Henry Miller hated New York. A lot. So much so that he trashed the city every chance he got until his dying days (more on that below). His childhood […]

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    Why Not Let Nature Inspire Art at the LA River?

    Friday, September 26, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    No doubt you’ve all been following the LA River rejuvenation/restoration progress.  Art takes many forms, dear readers, and this scribe’s appreciation is not limited to what hangs on a wall. […]

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    HuffPo:What Do Blank Paintings Mean, Starting With Yves Klein

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    Another great piece by Matthew Israel about the kind of art non-art lovers hate- the “blank” seeming canvases like the work of Yves Klein. Now, go look at the “black” Ad Reinhardt […]

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    Documentary Film, Participatory Painting and Architectural Rambling

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Jonathan Horowitz “590 Dots” at 356 Mission invites you all to participate with Jonathan in the creation of his large scale painting in progress.  From September 20 through October 18th, you […]

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    Long awaited D*FACE Show opens on Saturday!!

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    D*Face: Scars and Stripes a pop-up exhibition of new work by British artist, D*Face, opens this Saturday, September 27th 315 S. Robertson Blvd. in West Hollywood, California. Presented by PMM Art Projects, Scars and Stripes will include […]

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    The Monkey Bar and Hotel Elysee

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! I have mixed feelings about Midtown — like the rest of the city, I find some of the modern architecture kind of awful but I really like the hidden […]

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    Sexy Beast: A Benefit for Planned Parenthood

    Friday, September 19, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    As a predominantly (but not at all intentionally) female based crew here at Art Nerd LA, we have a lot of love for Planned Parenthood… and at times we like […]

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    The Golden Swan Garden

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

      LitNerd Wednesday! It’s hard to imagine when walking past the corner of West 4th and Sixth Avenue that on that little slice of greenery once stood a place that […]

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    The Machine Project Field Guide to The Gamble House

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Hey!  It’s finally here: The Machine Project Field Guide to the Gamble House.  This Friday marks the start of a two week run of events hosted by the Machine folks at […]

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BRANDED ARTS TALIB KWELI 10_25 BACK
Oct
21

Branded Arts Pop-up at the TCL Chinese Theatre!!

GIANT POP-UP ART EXHIBITION OCTOBER 25 AT TCL CHINESE THEATRE FEATURING WORLD CLASS ARTISTS TO BENEFIT L.A. FAMILIES & KIDS Artist-Painted Vehicles in Famous Forecourt on Hollywood Blvd. Featured Musical Artist:  Jay-Z, 50-Cent […]
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Frog Spot; photo courtesy of FoLAR
Sep
26

Why Not Let Nature Inspire Art at the LA River?

No doubt you’ve all been following the LA River rejuvenation/restoration progress.  Art takes many forms, dear readers, and this scribe’s appreciation is not limited to what hangs on a wall. […]
Read More
Ambulante California; photo courtesy of Ambulante
Sep
25

Documentary Film, Participatory Painting and Architectural Rambling

Jonathan Horowitz “590 Dots” at 356 Mission invites you all to participate with Jonathan in the creation of his large scale painting in progress.  From September 20 through October 18th, you […]
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Dan Baldwin THE FLOOD - Part 1 (2014)
Oct
23

Found: Dan Baldwin and the Age of Innocence, Lost

    Find yourself in the Meatpacking district this Thurs Oct 23 to check out Dan Baldwin‘s first solo show in New York–you won’t be disappointed. Dan’s imaginative work comes […]
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Oct
23

Chanler's House of Fantasy

The giraffed archways of 147 East 19th Street once marked a social center of the high society arts community in New York. The home was residence of Robert Winthrop Chanler- […]
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Oct
22

VIDEO: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Radiant Child

Its a rainy crappy day, why not watch the Jean-Michel Basquiat doc, Radiant Child? Here you go!
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Oct
22

Patchin Place

 LitNerd Wednesday! Tree-lined streets are a dime a dozen in the Village but very few have the reputation of the timeless Patchin Place. This small alley populated with three story […]
18is25
Oct
22

18is25 a weekend-long benefit this October 25 and 26!

18th Street Arts Center celebrates its rich legacy over past 25 years! Held in the heart of sunny Santa Monica over two days, the festivities will bring together: + performance […]
aperture
Oct
21

Tonight! The Open Road Aperture Foundation Benefit Party with Robert Frank

People! I just found out the legendary Robert Frank will definitely be there tonight. If you are a photo dork like me, that will really float your boat. See you […]
BRANDED ARTS TALIB KWELI 10_25 BACK
Oct
21

Branded Arts Pop-up at the TCL Chinese Theatre!!

GIANT POP-UP ART EXHIBITION OCTOBER 25 AT TCL CHINESE THEATRE FEATURING WORLD CLASS ARTISTS TO BENEFIT L.A. FAMILIES & KIDS Artist-Painted Vehicles in Famous Forecourt on Hollywood Blvd. Featured Musical Artist:  Jay-Z, 50-Cent […]
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Oct
21

Rondo by Tony Rosenthal

Tony Rosenthal’s minimalist (and mostly boring) steel public sculptures dot New York City. The giant bronzed wheel, “Rondo”, 1969, was originally displayed at 110 East 59th Street and later moved […]
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Oct
21

Kitajico's Lush Designs Evoke Early 20th Century Gone Sartorial

  I am instagram-infatuated with illustrator kitajico, a Japan-based artist whose intricate creations combine precisely curved lines and delicate colors. Ranging from geometrical abstraction to detailed portraits, her work blows me […]
Michael Alan
Oct
20

Video: Michael Alan-Turning a negative into a positive

Artist Michael Alan sustained spinal and nerve damage and a serious concussion within a span of a month in 2012. With a team of friends who were dealing with their […]
scopefeat
Oct
20

SCOPE's Driven By Art Contest

Miami time is nearing! We’ll be heading to SCOPE Art Show once again. Enter SCOPE’s latest contest with FIAT to have a chance to get flown to the fair, hotel […]
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Oct
20

Theater Review: Talk Radio by Cait Doyle

“Talking is Living” Our new intern Cait Doyle takes on Talk Radio, a new production in Long Island City. For Barry Champlain “talking is living” down at the radio station […]
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Oct
20

IBM Plaza's Oasis Sculpture Garden

The indoor garden at the IBM Plaza is a great little urban escape when plagued with running errands in Midtown (or also a good lunch spot if you work around […]
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Oct
20

International Center for Photography's New Virtual Exhibition

If you haven’t had a chance to check out the NO AD app, do it now! Their next “virtual exhibition,” which replaces ads in the subway with art, is a […]

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