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    The Paintings of Menswear Designer Franco Lacosta

    Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Tonight, menswear designer Franco Lacosta shares his paintings at his gorgeous Chelsea studio. 508 West 26st ( 10/11 ave) Loft 5G The Highline Loft Chelsea from 6-9 pm!  

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    Danceteria

    Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Like most 1980s art meccas in New York, the epic Danceteria club, where Keith Haring was a busboy, is of course now luxury condos. Madonna worked there as a hat […]

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    Circle in the Square

    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! The cliché images of poetry and jazz are well engrained in the pop culture psyche of the 1950s and the Beat Generation. The seeds of that image were […]

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    Messengers, Two-Person show, You Jung Byun and Yuzuru Akimoto

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Children’s book illustrator You Jung Byun is mostly known to the younger set, but her beautifully imaginative illustrations can be enjoyed by any age. Byun is also the prettier-half of […]

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    Sunset Park

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! Sunset Park may not give off the hip image of Brooklyn blanketing the zeitgeist in modern day pop culture but in the late 1940s and 50s it […]

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  • Installation view of Manual Digital curated by Beth Waldman at Space 151. (R-C-L) Jamie Martinez, Oleg Lobykin and Beth Waldman.

    Manual Digital Curated by Beth Waldman at Space 151

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Planes of light and dark in contrasting colors counteract one another, revealing remarkable complexity in the works on view as part of Manual Digital, an exhibit highlighting eight artists in […]

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    Rothko and The Four Seasons: Those Sons of Bitches

    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    The Four Seasons Restaurant is one of the swankiest places to have a meal in New York- so swanky that Mark Rothko decided he didn’t want his paintings hung there. […]

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    Crash, Bio and Nick - "The Collaborations" opening Thursday 3/9

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    CRASH BIO Nick Walker A show over a year in the making…join us for the opening of our “The Collaborations” show, sponsored by Ilegal Mezcal on Thursday, March 9 from 7-10pm. Space is […]

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    The Golden Swan Garden

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

      Lit Nerd 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 […]

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    Gracie Mansion Gallery site

    Monday, March 6, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    The artistic spirit of the East Village of the 1980s was one I dream about, and live through movies like “Downtown 81”, “Slaves of New York” and modern period movies […]

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    Art on Paper featuring Tahiti Pehrson as curated by Lynzy Blair

    Friday, March 3, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    The only fair dedicated solely to one medium, the fair returns for the third year to celebrate artists who transform ordinary paper into delicate, detailed and meticulous works of art. […]

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    The House of Scribner

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! Who knew that the Sephora  at the bottom of the gloriously old building on 497 Fifth Avenue had a lot in common with writing. Authors like Dawn […]

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    There's Something Happening Here - On The Sunset Strip in WeHo!

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Presented by the City of West Hollywood through WeHo Arts, “There’s Something Happening Here…On The Sunset Strip 1966” is a series of exhibitions and events marking the 50th anniversary of […]

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    Chad Hasegawa as curated by DK Johnston

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    This Saturday, Hasegawa elevates the medium of ordinary house paint into the fine art realm, with a new show of beautifully rendered abstract paintings at DK Johnston’s The MARCY Project. […]

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    Leopard at Hotel des Artistes

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in Art Nerd New York

    The Hotel Des Artistes was opened in 1918 as a place for artists of all genres to live, work and flourish. Originally served by the Café des Artistes, The Leopard […]

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Franco-lacosta
Mar
23

The Paintings of Menswear Designer Franco Lacosta

Tonight, menswear designer Franco Lacosta shares his paintings at his gorgeous Chelsea studio. 508 West 26st ( 10/11 ave) Loft 5G The Highline Loft Chelsea from 6-9 pm!  
Read More
danceteria-feat
Mar
23

Danceteria

Like most 1980s art meccas in New York, the epic Danceteria club, where Keith Haring was a busboy, is of course now luxury condos. Madonna worked there as a hat […]
Read More
rivers17
Mar
22

Circle in the Square

Lit Nerd Wednesday! The cliché images of poetry and jazz are well engrained in the pop culture psyche of the 1950s and the Beat Generation. The seeds of that image were […]
Read More

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Franco-lacosta
Mar
23

The Paintings of Menswear Designer Franco Lacosta

Tonight, menswear designer Franco Lacosta shares his paintings at his gorgeous Chelsea studio. 508 West 26st ( 10/11 ave) Loft 5G The Highline Loft Chelsea from 6-9 pm!  
danceteria-feat
Mar
23

Danceteria

Like most 1980s art meccas in New York, the epic Danceteria club, where Keith Haring was a busboy, is of course now luxury condos. Madonna worked there as a hat […]
rivers17
Mar
22

Circle in the Square

Lit Nerd Wednesday! The cliché images of poetry and jazz are well engrained in the pop culture psyche of the 1950s and the Beat Generation. The seeds of that image were […]
You-byunfeatured
Mar
15

Messengers, Two-Person show, You Jung Byun and Yuzuru Akimoto

Children’s book illustrator You Jung Byun is mostly known to the younger set, but her beautifully imaginative illustrations can be enjoyed by any age. Byun is also the prettier-half of […]
Selby
Mar
15

Sunset Park

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Sunset Park may not give off the hip image of Brooklyn blanketing the zeitgeist in modern day pop culture but in the late 1940s and 50s it […]
Installation view of Manual Digital curated by Beth Waldman at Space 151. (R-C-L) Jamie Martinez, Oleg Lobykin and Beth Waldman.
Mar
15

Manual Digital Curated by Beth Waldman at Space 151

Planes of light and dark in contrasting colors counteract one another, revealing remarkable complexity in the works on view as part of Manual Digital, an exhibit highlighting eight artists in […]
fourseasons1959feat
Mar
14

Rothko and The Four Seasons: Those Sons of Bitches

The Four Seasons Restaurant is one of the swankiest places to have a meal in New York- so swanky that Mark Rothko decided he didn’t want his paintings hung there. […]
mezcal
Mar
8

Crash, Bio and Nick - "The Collaborations" opening Thursday 3/9

CRASH BIO Nick Walker A show over a year in the making…join us for the opening of our “The Collaborations” show, sponsored by Ilegal Mezcal on Thursday, March 9 from 7-10pm. Space is […]
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