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    Highlights From Silicon Valley Contemporary

    Monday, April 14, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    As the first South Bay art fair Silicon Valley Contemporary was met with a little resistance, but in the end it was highly attended and the art was pretty great. […]

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    Jackson Pollock's "Penthouse"

    Friday, April 11, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    In 2011, the apartment of art history’s favorite alcoholic, Jackson Pollock, came up for sale on Carmine Street. Billed a “penthouse,” the smallish 800 square foot apartment is more like […]

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    Sunset Park

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd Wednesday! Sunset Park — there really isn’t much going on there and it’s hardly a hip destination to live. In fact if you live in New York City and […]

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    The Moving Image Experience at SVC 2014

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    Silicon Valley Contemporary 2014 is taking over the South Bay this weekend!  Emphasizing the relationship between art and technology, SVC 2014 hopes to connect the patrons of tomorrow with the […]

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    Be A Part of Street Art

    Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    Be a Part of Street Art is my latest Instagram obsession.  It’s entirely devoted to people interacting with and becoming a part of street art in adorable, creative ways.  It […]

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    Coach Nick Saban Debuts on Art Nerd New York!

    Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    Dear Coach Saban, Did you see the Last Brucennial? Respect!, Future Five Star, Grand Forks, ND Funny you should ask FFS (tweet me later, will ya?). I just came from […]

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    The Algonquin Hotel

    Wednesday, April 2, 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“ […]

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    LigoranoReese Snow Globes

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    At my bosses holiday party this year I admired this beauty of a snowglobe by LigoranoReese that she had personally been given by the artists for Christmas. Since, I have […]

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    THE SOURCE by Doug Aitken

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    OMG ART NERDS!!!  I’m going to meet my art nerd hero Doug Aitken today!?! IMHO, HE IS 1 OF THE BEST visual artists alive and …..well, I promise to take […]

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    Brooklyn Heights

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 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 […]

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    Must See at Gallery Wendi Norris

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Art Nerd San Francisco

    Whether intentional or not Wendi Norris curates contemporary artists who are leading the art world, and most of these powerful, talented and captivating artists are women. Every year I look […]

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    PHOTOS: Take it or Leave it #TIOLI

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    The Hammer Museum has one of the best museum shows up in Los Angeles right now!! #TIOLI is a walk through appropriation art and institutional critique memory lane with a laundry list […]

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY @DebVankin!

    Friday, March 21, 2014 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Happy Birthday to one of our favorite arts writers in Los Angeles!!! Deb Vankin is turning another year older today and we wanted to thank her for all her support […]

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    Williamsburg

    Wednesday, March 19, 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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    Build A Collection; Vignettes on indiegogo

    Monday, March 17, 2014 in Art Nerd Seattle

    Vignettes has been described as a vital part of the Seattle arts community by numerous people over the last week as  the gallery’s newest crowd sourcing campaign was shared and […]

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kate.gilmore.rock.hard.place.2012
Apr
14

Highlights From Silicon Valley Contemporary

As the first South Bay art fair Silicon Valley Contemporary was met with a little resistance, but in the end it was highly attended and the art was pretty great. […]
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Apr
11

Artists Row at LA Times Festival of Books!

Get ready for this weekend’s LA Times Festival of Books – one of the premiere book festivals in the country, drawing over 150,000 attendees.  For the first time they have added […]
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Apr
10

Litterati: Using Technology to Clean the Planet

Litterati: Using Technology to Clean the Planet uses technology to tackle the dirty issue of litter. Jeff Kirschner of Oakland founded Litterati in 2012 after his young daughter was baffled […]
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Art Nerd Cities

colette
Apr
17

VIDEO: Colette, Valentine Window 1980 NYC

Loving this clip from Colette Maison Lumiere aka Justine doing one of her window installations on Valentine’s Day 1980 to promote one of her LP Beautiful Dreamer at Record City […]
ground
Apr
17

Tonight: Ground Floor Gallery's Birthday Bash

Congrats to our friends at Ground Floor Gallery in Brooklyn! Join them tonight to celebrate their birthday!Today at 6:00pm – 9:00pm Ground Floor Gallery 343 5th Street, Brooklyn, New York […]
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Apr
16

Sacred at Parlor Gallery

The weather is warmer! (sort of) so hop down to Asbury Park’s Parlor Gallery for a truly religious experience. Their show opening this Saturday features work by our friend Ray […]
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Apr
16

Dear Diary: Anthony Sonnenberg

Seattle artist Anthony Sonnenberg has had quite a year. He was a finalist for SAM’s 2013 Betty Bowen Award, will be showing work presented by Pulliam Fine Arts in next […]
gross
Apr
15

Art as the Vehicle for Conversation: The World of Jonathan Grossmalerman

From my latest article on MutualArt, I look into the world of Jonathan Grossmalerman aka Guy Richards Smit. In an age where artists are exploring varying mediums in order to […]
kate.gilmore.rock.hard.place.2012
Apr
14

Highlights From Silicon Valley Contemporary

As the first South Bay art fair Silicon Valley Contemporary was met with a little resistance, but in the end it was highly attended and the art was pretty great. […]
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Apr
11

Alexander Heir

Alexander Heir has been doing eye catching work for sometime now. Under his belt, Heir has years spent creating show fliers and record covers. Since 2007, He has been producing his […]
IMG_7704
Apr
11

Artists Row at LA Times Festival of Books!

Get ready for this weekend’s LA Times Festival of Books – one of the premiere book festivals in the country, drawing over 150,000 attendees.  For the first time they have added […]
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Apr
11

Follow the North Star

The outdoor sculpture collection of Western Washington University rivals that of Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park. Should you find yourself up north in Bellingham, may I recommend in particular Nancy Holt’s […]
pollock
Apr
11

Jackson Pollock's "Penthouse"

In 2011, the apartment of art history’s favorite alcoholic, Jackson Pollock, came up for sale on Carmine Street. Billed a “penthouse,” the smallish 800 square foot apartment is more like […]
mwm
Apr
11

Mutual Wave Machine Experience at SVC 2014

The Mutual Wave Machine had its U.S. premiere last night at Silicon Valley Contemporary, and Art Nerd San Francisco contributor Ashley Gardini and I had the very first exclusive experience. […]
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Apr
10

Gina Martynova's Surrealism and Fashion at Bristle + Creme

Multi-talented artist and designer Gina Martynova’s spring series of new pieces opens tonight at the adorable Bristle + Creme. “Surrealism and Fashion” is a fusion of just that, evoking the […]
lodge
Apr
10

No City Is an Island- Its like 1979 at Lodge Gallery This Week

I love Lodge Gallery. It has secret walls that lead to secret fun places…and not to mention they are showing innovative shows that get me going. Like tonight’s No City […]
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Apr
10

Art Deco Splendor on Exchange

We love the art in the architecture of New York, and were stopped dead in our tracks when passing 20 Exchange Street. The doors at the former City Bank Farmers […]

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