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  • 7 Year Itch Site

    Friday, May 26, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    This is where, formerly the Loews Theater, the famous picture of Marilyn Monroe, shielding the gusts from the subway grate, was taken. Formerly the Loews theater, it was on this […]

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  • Summer Night Wishes at Elizabeth Street Garden

    Friday, May 26, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    The gorgeous Elizabeth Street Garden is one of my favorite stops in Soho. Independent curator Marie-Salomé Peyronnel chose seven artists, including the Strokes’ Fabrizio Moretti, to transform the idyllic garden into […]

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  • The Poetry Center

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! It’s a drag to write about places completely vanished or just a shell of their former glory so it feels good to talk about something still very […]

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  • That Side of Paradise: Katya Grokhovsky and Nyugen E. Smith

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Don’t miss two incredible artists tomorrow night in a performance on a roof in Central Park! Katya Grokhovsky and Nyugen E. Smith share new performative works as part of Other […]

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  • Diane Arbus and the Westbeth

    Monday, May 22, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    In 1971, the volatile and highly depressive photographer Diane Arbus, then 48, took a heavy dose of barbituates then slashed her wrists, while living in the Westbeth Artists Community in […]

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  • The Algonquin Hotel

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! “This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” “You can lead a horticulture but you can’t make her […]

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  • Keepsakers Group Exhibition

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Tension between figure or object and the surrounding dense block of bold color and texture brings the three very different artists work together in this vibrant group exhibition- with works […]

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  • Serra-Inspired House

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    The façade of this townhouse on Greenwich just below Gansevoort may look like a Richard Serra, but is actually a design of architect Matthew Baird. Built just a few years […]

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  • The Bunker

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! Where do I start when it comes to William S. Burroughs? From the moment he stepped foot in New York City it was high drama, be it […]

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  • PICS: Second Annual AMREF ArtBall

    Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Last weekend’s AMREF ArtBall at Milk Studios showed its staying power with a sold out event! Along with honoring one of the greatest artists of our time – El Anatsui, […]

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  • Present Memories: the Art of Agnieszka Zak-Bielowa

    Thursday, May 4, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Contemporary realism has its fair share of disciples, but perhaps none are as earnest as artist Agnieszka Zak-Bielowa. Based in Warsaw, Poland, the artist’s current “Chusta” series is on view […]

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  • Philip Slagter - The Comeback

    Thursday, May 4, 2017 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

      As Philip Slagter (pronounced SLAY-tur) approaches age 70, the artist says he’s wary of beliefs and the way they can close your mind off from other possibilities. “A lot […]

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  • Other Homes- curated by Audra Lambert opening tonight

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Art Nerd alumni Audra Lambert sas curated a beautiful show opening tonight – at a gallery in beautiful Central Park, which includes an artist I’ve worked with many times, Nyugen […]

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  • Aga Zak, Scar.f in the Wind

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Aga Zak, Scar.f in the Wind The Polish artist’s realist paintings address themes of human rights and global multiculturalism, and the goal of her work is to celebrate cultural identity […]

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  • 112 Greene- Inspiration from Squalor

    Monday, May 1, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    The pioneers of the SoHo pioneers, 112 Greene Street was the first artist collective gallery space, opened in an old rag salvaging factory in the early 1970s. All artists who […]

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What's Up

May
26

7 Year Itch Site

This is where, formerly the Loews Theater, the famous picture of Marilyn Monroe, shielding the gusts from the subway grate, was taken. Formerly the Loews theater, it was on this […]
Read More
May
26

Summer Night Wishes at Elizabeth Street Garden

The gorgeous Elizabeth Street Garden is one of my favorite stops in Soho. Independent curator Marie-Salomé Peyronnel chose seven artists, including the Strokes’ Fabrizio Moretti, to transform the idyllic garden into […]
Read More
May
24

The Poetry Center

Lit Nerd Wednesday! It’s a drag to write about places completely vanished or just a shell of their former glory so it feels good to talk about something still very […]
Read More

Art Nerd Cities

May
26

7 Year Itch Site

This is where, formerly the Loews Theater, the famous picture of Marilyn Monroe, shielding the gusts from the subway grate, was taken. Formerly the Loews theater, it was on this […]
May
26

Summer Night Wishes at Elizabeth Street Garden

The gorgeous Elizabeth Street Garden is one of my favorite stops in Soho. Independent curator Marie-Salomé Peyronnel chose seven artists, including the Strokes’ Fabrizio Moretti, to transform the idyllic garden into […]
May
24

The Poetry Center

Lit Nerd Wednesday! It’s a drag to write about places completely vanished or just a shell of their former glory so it feels good to talk about something still very […]
May
23

That Side of Paradise: Katya Grokhovsky and Nyugen E. Smith

Don’t miss two incredible artists tomorrow night in a performance on a roof in Central Park! Katya Grokhovsky and Nyugen E. Smith share new performative works as part of Other […]
May
22

Diane Arbus and the Westbeth

In 1971, the volatile and highly depressive photographer Diane Arbus, then 48, took a heavy dose of barbituates then slashed her wrists, while living in the Westbeth Artists Community in […]
May
17

The Algonquin Hotel

Lit Nerd Wednesday! “This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” “You can lead a horticulture but you can’t make her […]
May
16

Keepsakers Group Exhibition

Tension between figure or object and the surrounding dense block of bold color and texture brings the three very different artists work together in this vibrant group exhibition- with works […]
May
16

Serra-Inspired House

The façade of this townhouse on Greenwich just below Gansevoort may look like a Richard Serra, but is actually a design of architect Matthew Baird. Built just a few years […]
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