Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Chicago · Los Angeles · San Francisco · Seattle

  • thomas-wolfe-wiki-commons

    Brooklyn Heights

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! On a tree-lined street in Brooklyn Heights a faded plaque rests on one of the many brownstones that dot the area — fitting as the reputation of it’s […]

    Read More
  • ChaimGross1

    Chaim Gross's Studio

    Monday, January 26, 2015 in Art Nerd New York

    I love how New York is full of little gems and secret museums- even living here for years I’m still discovering new ones. Late in his life, Sculptors Guild founder […]

    Read More
  • Bemelmansbar

    Bemelmans Bar

    Wednesday, January 14, 2015 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! I have a bit of a dilemma because I love vintage hotel bars but my archivist salary says NO. Of course I still like to indulge from time […]

    Read More
  • 1213-WM-CLOO-01-760x760

    W Magazine Shooting Stars Exhibit!

    Friday, January 9, 2015 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Los Angeles Art Nerds might like to hang with the likes of Kruger, Viola, Fischer and Fincher at this Golden Globes invite-only pre-party! An ArtStar x Celebrity studded list of […]

    Read More
  • screen-capture-5

    The House of Scribner

    Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd 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 Powell, […]

    Read More
  • RQ2A7182%20-%20Version%204

    Dance to the Death: Ethan Folk's Vernae

    Thursday, December 18, 2014 in Art Nerd Seattle

    Due out this spring is an experimental dance filmed based on a ballet about pagan Russian rituals that I can assure you will be more creative, compelling, and more intense than anything else coming out […]

    Read More
  • dorothyparker[1]

    The Algonquin Hotel

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd 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 think“ […]

    Read More
  • When We Get There

    Through the Looking Glass, or Ten from 2014

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in Art Nerd Seattle

    Work that emerges in mysterious ways; work that’s going to piss some people off, gross some people out, convolute the issue, or all of the above. Definitely work that’s trend-damning;  […]

    Read More
  • coachxgary9

    PHOTOS: Coach's Stuart Vevers x Gary Baseman #CoachLA

    Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Hey artnerds, we don’t often cover fashion here in Los Angeles but this was a whirlwind week with COACH’s new creative director, Stuart Vevers, launching his Spring 2015 line and spectacular collaboration […]

    Read More
  • LolaCard

    Join us at Lola Gil's Pop-up Show Opening Sat 12/13!

    Friday, December 12, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    LOLA GIL HOSTS FIRST SOLO GALLERY SHOW IN MORE THAN TWO YEARS December 13 through January 3 at the 80Forty Gallery on West 3rd Street in Los Angeles 8040 W. 3rd Street LA, CA […]

    Read More
  • savethedatefeat

    Ron English's Popaganda Ball at Tribeca Grand on New Year's Eve

    Thursday, December 11, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    Save the date! Natalie Kates and I have joined forces with Grand Life Hotels to bring you the best New Year’s Eve ever! Join us for the Ron English Popaganda […]

    Read More
  • Hart-Crane-600x300

    Columbia Heights

    Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! Living off and on in New York City for the past decade or so I’ve often taken the beauty of it’s landmarks for granted, the Brooklyn Bridge […]

    Read More
  • Padd8ImageWeb

    Rema Hort Mann Foundation’s Benefit Art Auction Tonight!

    Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    THE REMA HORT MANN FOUNDATION HOSTS ITS SECOND ANNUAL LA INITIAVE BENEFIT AUCTION On November 20th, The Rema Hort Mann Foundation will host its 2nd Annual LA Initiative Benefit Auction […]

    Read More
  • Selby

    Sunset Park

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd 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 had […]

    Read More
  • FullSizeRenderfeat

    Panel Discussion: OUTER SPACE, The Evolution of the Art Market

    Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    The 2015 class of FIT’s Art Market Graduate Program, the same program we Art Nerds attended, is presenting a free panel discussion open to the public next Tuesday, November 11th […]

    Read More

What's Up

1213-WM-CLOO-01-760x760
Jan
9

W Magazine Shooting Stars Exhibit!

Los Angeles Art Nerds might like to hang with the likes of Kruger, Viola, Fischer and Fincher at this Golden Globes invite-only pre-party! An ArtStar x Celebrity studded list of […]
Read More
RQ2A7182%20-%20Version%204
Dec
18

Dance to the Death: Ethan Folk's Vernae

Due out this spring is an experimental dance filmed based on a ballet about pagan Russian rituals that I can assure you will be more creative, compelling, and more intense than anything else coming out […]
Read More
When We Get There
Dec
16

Through the Looking Glass, or Ten from 2014

Work that emerges in mysterious ways; work that’s going to piss some people off, gross some people out, convolute the issue, or all of the above. Definitely work that’s trend-damning;  […]
Read More

Art Nerd Cities

installation from Helguera's Strange Oasis, courtesy Kent Fine Art
Jan
30

Pablo Helguera, Remixed: Strange Oasis at Kent Fine Art

Renowned artist, art educator and collaborator extraordinaire Pablo Helguera is in the house tonight for the opening of his solo show, Strange Oasis, at Kent Fine Art (210 Eleventh Ave at 25th […]
feat
Jan
29

18Percent at Castor Gallery

Hope to see you next Thursday! Castor Gallery is pleased to announce 18 Percent, a group exhibition celebrating artworks in monochrome, with work by Sandra Chevrier, Pryce Lee, Matt Jones […]
Saatchi & Saatchi, Frank Stella
Jan
29

Frank Stella in Saatchi & Saatchi Lobby

Saatchi & Saatchi, the infamous ad agency that gave us the “I Love New York” campaign, have their New York Headquarters on lower Hudson- which could be considered South Greenwich […]
thomas-wolfe-wiki-commons
Jan
28

Brooklyn Heights

LitNerd Wednesday! On a tree-lined street in Brooklyn Heights a faded plaque rests on one of the many brownstones that dot the area — fitting as the reputation of it’s […]
ChaimGross1
Jan
26

Chaim Gross's Studio

I love how New York is full of little gems and secret museums- even living here for years I’m still discovering new ones. Late in his life, Sculptors Guild founder […]
photo 4feat
Jan
23

Vienna: Let Olafur Eliasson's Yellow Fog Wash Over You

Vienna’s Am Hof Square is packed with highly ornamented architecture from the ages- like most of the beautiful city. It seems everywhere I looked, there were statues, cherubs, carved marble […]
ru
Jan
23

VIDEO: RuPaul 80s style

To me in the 90s, RuPaul was everything. I love this video shot by Nelson Sullivan of Ru meeting his parents before rollerskating to the club to make fliers for his […]
unnamed
Jan
23

Kim Holleman and Joanne Ungar Artist Talk, Booze and Snacks at Front Room Gallery

Artist and scholar Kim Holleman will talk tomorrow about her room-sized glass and resin sculptural installation, along with artist Joanne Unger. Make sure to RSVP for some snacks, drinks and […]
HDM CWW digital invite copyfeat
Jan
22

Hot Dry Men, Cold Wet Women

As if the name of this show were not amazing enough, I was excited to see it was at Mark Miller Gallery, one of my recent faves and just around […]
peggy-guggenheimfeat
Jan
22

Jackson Pollock Pissed in Peggy Guggenheim's Fireplace. And Painted her an Early Mural

After her divorce from Max Ernst, super collector Peggy Guggenheim moved into this duplex apartment in 1943, adding a new address to where New York’s art world elite would gather. […]
SPOTLITE_WINNEL_PMc_01172014_0-675x450
Jan
21

Bigmouth Strikes Again- Elizabeth Winnel on PMc

Check out my new interview with Elizabeth Winnel on Patrick McMullan Mag A Spotlite on Artist ELIZABETH WINNEL By Lori Zimmer Winter 2014-2015 — If the eyes are the window […]
Untitled_Landscape1
Jan
21

Alexandra Momin in Ventus Calidus

Artist Alexandra Momin, who I’ll be showing in a video art project next month, will also be featured in Ventus Calidus (which looks like a collection of artists using dreamy […]
Rosefeat
Jan
20

Rose Valland- OG Art Nerd

Rose Valland was probably the most important art nerd in history. During the Nazi occupation of Paris, the mousy Valland was the overseer of the Jeu de Paume museum. The […]
Christies
Jan
20

Christie’s Auction House

Many people don’t realize that Auction houses are essentially free museums. So much important work from art history gets passed from private hands to private hands, occasionally lent to a […]

Powered by WP Engine

Clicky Web Analytics