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    Halloween Inspiration: Marie-Hélène de Rothschild's Surrealist Ball

    Friday, October 31, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    HALLOWEEN INSPIRATION! Why aren’t rich people cool anymore? Check out these amazing photos from a party at French heiress Marie-Hélène de Rothschild‘s chateau in 1972. The invitations were written backwards, and […]

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    REACH- Subway Sounds

    Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    One of my favorite art installations in the city-The 34th Street Herald Square NR Subway station is one of the busiest in the city, other than 42nd Street. Most people […]

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    The Bunker

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    LitNerd 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 mingling […]

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    East West Gate

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Art Nerd New York

    Although Yuyu Yang’s sculptures are inspired by natures, his giant reflective East West Gate reflects Wall Street behind it. Hovering in front of the Orient Overseas Building since 1973, the […]

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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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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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Oct
31

POINT. CLICK. FOCUS- photos of Martha Cooper, Henry Chalfant, DAZE, Annie Leibovitz, Logan Hicks at Wallworks

Tomorrow night, old school artist Crash’s new gallery in the Bronx, Wallworks, will be hosting their second exhibition, a photo show with an incredible line up including works by Henry Chalfant, […]
r0
Oct
31

Halloween Inspiration: Marie-Hélène de Rothschild's Surrealist Ball

HALLOWEEN INSPIRATION! Why aren’t rich people cool anymore? Check out these amazing photos from a party at French heiress Marie-Hélène de Rothschild‘s chateau in 1972. The invitations were written backwards, and […]
sharktoof
Oct
30

Save the Shark(Toof's Mural) and Party in LA

Party on and help save my friend Shark Toof’s mural in Downtown LA! Plus get some sweet stuff. Donate & Celebrate With Shark Toof & Superchief Gallery Friends, Family, Collectors, […]
janney-reach
Oct
30

REACH- Subway Sounds

One of my favorite art installations in the city-The 34th Street Herald Square NR Subway station is one of the busiest in the city, other than 42nd Street. Most people […]
jessie
Oct
30

BLOWBACK: Jessie English at Brooklyn Photo Tonight

Brooklyn Photo has a knack for hosting incredible one night exhibitions, and tonight the focus will be on Australian artist Jessie English. BLOWBACK will feature Aluminum sculptures, light installations, etchings and […]
alan1feat
Oct
29

Michael Alan's Living Installations Make Me Feel Alive. A Rambling About New York Today

I left New York for only 3 months this summer, headed to Berlin to finish writing a book in a quieter environment. When I got back at the end of […]
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Oct
29

SHA BOOGIE BOP- Anonymous Gallery is Back

Anonymous Gallery has left us for Mexico City, but tonight they return for a very special pop up. SHA BOOGIE BOP LALA ABADDON, MIYA ANDO, KADAR BROCK, DEB COVELL, ROBERT […]
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Oct
29

Botero’s Adam and Eve aka Golden Weiner

Fernando Botero is known for his luscious curvaceous figures in sculpture and painting, some just refer to it as “fat.” Trained as a matador and set designer, Botero has declared […]
Burroughs
Oct
29

The Bunker

LitNerd 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 mingling […]
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Oct
29

Mirror, Mirror

Step inside the door to SuttonBeresCuller’s current show at Greg Kucera Gallery, and you’ll meet two walls of mirrors. They’re in rows of five, circular ones that duplicate a mirror from Chop Suey, the […]
yuyufeat
Oct
28

East West Gate

Although Yuyu Yang’s sculptures are inspired by natures, his giant reflective East West Gate reflects Wall Street behind it. Hovering in front of the Orient Overseas Building since 1973, the […]
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Oct
27

Listen to Lori on Michael Donovan's Walking Home Podcast

The incredible Michael Donovan is a multi-faceted creative soul mostly known for his impeccable photography had me on his podcast, Walking Home, recently. We talk about the start of Art Nerd, […]
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Oct
27

Time Landscape

Now is the time to go see Time Landscape- it is at its Autumn best: The fenced in trees and shrubs on this corner are not just a public parks […]
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Oct
27

Celebrate Colette at Sunview Diner

This week, celebrate one of my favorite NYC legends, Colette Lumiere, aka Colette Justine, aka Colette the artist. Like her transformative work of the 1980s that took over New York’s […]

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