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    Nu Hotel’s Arty Sanctuaries

    Thursday, October 2, 2014

    The world need more art hotels. Seriously, what an awesomely easy way to transform a boring old hotel into a vibrant and interesting space. Most art hotels I’ve seen gear […]

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    Bedford Street

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

      LitNerd Wednesday! My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends— It gives a lovely light! First Fig by […]

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    PHOTOS: Martha Cooper shoots Miami Marine Stadium

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    The amazing Martha Cooper shared some photos from the Miami Marine Stadium with us, check em out!

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  • Ai Weiwei, With Wind, 2014 (installation view, New Industries Building, Alcatraz)

    VIDEO: Inside Ai Weiwei’s @Large

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    I just got back from Ai Weiwei’s @Large on Alcatraz! It’s so cool!

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    What Makes Art Authenticate? Addison Thompson on the Getty Kouros

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    And now for something more scholastic, we invited Addison Thompson to weigh in on the botched authentication of the Kouros at the Getty Museum. What Makes Art Authenticate? Franz Boas […]

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    Akira Bear at Succulent Studios

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Saturday night while you’re walking around Greenpoint Open studios, make sure your last stop is Succulent Studios for the opening of Akira’s Beard’s Inadvertent Solo Show. In true Succulent style, […]

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    7,100 lb Street Art

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Street art schmeet art. Don’t get me wrong, I like it, but I’m used to it being everywhere, from tags to wheat paste, its so common nowadays that it almost […]

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    PHOTOS: Beau Stanton’s Stained Glass is Next Level

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Beau Stanton! I am so fucking proud of you! I’ve worked with Beau for a long time, but he has really elevated himself to the next level with his latest […]

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    Steichen’s New York

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    In the spirit of the Flatiron Prow Artspace, I wanted to share this gorgeous Gum bichromate over platinum pic of the building in 1904. LOVE!

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    Treasure Island at Lower East Side Print Shop

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    This Wednesday Oct 1 from 6 to 8 head over to the Lower East Side Printshop for Treasure Island, guest curated by NYC/DC-based curator and writer Julie Chae. The exhibition will be […]

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    Julian Levy- Best Gallerist Ever

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Forget Castelli, forget Gagosian and Deitch, the real man with the plan was Julian Levy. The future gallerist ended up introducing Surrealism to the New York art world after dropping […]

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    Diminished Borders: Europe, Europe at Astrup Fearnley Museet

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    From my latest article on MutualArt Camille Henrot, The Descendants of Pirogues, 2013. Courtesy of Kamel Mennour. Artists from across Europe are the focus of a new show which opened last […]

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    DO THIS- Artsy and the Robert Rauschenberg Emerging Curator Competition!

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    How cool is this? Artsy and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation are hosting an Emerging Curator Competition for undergraduate and graduate students. The winner gets to curate a physical exhibition of Rauschenberg’s […]

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    DUMBO Art Festival this weekend!

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Celebrate all that is art this weekend at the Dumbo Art Festival! I’m particularly excited about Tom Fruin‘s Kolonihavehus, a public intervention and extension of the artist’s current solo show COLOR STUDY at […]

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    ROA Squirrel

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Belgian artist ROA‘s black and white animal murals can be found across the world (and next to where I lived in Berlin). This large squirrel piece is on the side […]

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chico6
Oct
1

Chico MacMurtrie’s Robotic Church

Last year I had the pleasure of experiencing Chico MacMurtrie’s incredible Robotic Church in Red Hook- a culmination of kinetic sculptures by the artist since the 1980s. Guess what- it’s back […]

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Neighborhoods

nufeat
Oct
2

Nu Hotel’s Arty Sanctuaries

The world need more art hotels. Seriously, what an awesomely easy way to transform a boring old hotel into a vibrant and interesting space. Most art hotels I’ve seen gear […]

Millay
Oct
1

Bedford Street

  LitNerd Wednesday! My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends— It gives a lovely light! First Fig by […]

Minolta DSC
Sep
30

7,100 lb Street Art

Street art schmeet art. Don’t get me wrong, I like it, but I’m used to it being everywhere, from tags to wheat paste, its so common nowadays that it almost […]

per
Sep
29

Julian Levy- Best Gallerist Ever

Forget Castelli, forget Gagosian and Deitch, the real man with the plan was Julian Levy. The future gallerist ended up introducing Surrealism to the New York art world after dropping […]

ROA-Squirrel
Sep
26

ROA Squirrel

Belgian artist ROA‘s black and white animal murals can be found across the world (and next to where I lived in Berlin). This large squirrel piece is on the side […]

Sirshasana-feature
Sep
25

Sirshasana Chandelier

There’s something magical about Grand Central Station that gives me a nostalgic Christmasy feeling. Maybe its years of watching too many Turner Classic Movies, or maybe it’s the incredible Beaux […]

Monkey Bar_Donna Alberico
Sep
24

The Monkey Bar and Hotel Elysee

LitNerd Wednesday! I have mixed feelings about Midtown — like the rest of the city, I find some of the modern architecture kind of awful but I really like the hidden […]

feat
Sep
23

Big Bright Steel Pays Tribute to Automobile Row

Manhattan’s “Automobile Row” (known for its block after block of car dealerships) is now home to a public art installation commissioned by Two Trees that pays tribute to its history. […]

Santiago Calatrava
Sep
22

New York Times Capsule by Santiago Calatrava

I always loved the idea of the time capsule. There’s one I mentioned at the 1939 World’s Fair site in Queens, not to be opened until  6939 AD. There’s the one in my […]

andywarholsilverfactory
Sep
19

Warhol’s Silver Factory

This was the site of Warhol’s Factory from 1962-68. Rent was about $100 per YEAR! The building no longer exists- Warhol moved the factory to Union Sq West in 1968, […]

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Sep
18

Gordon Matta-Clark’s FOOD Cafe

I love Gordon Matta-Clark. It is true. I love how he turned architecture into sculpture, by cutting holes in buildings or slicing them in half. I love how he bought […]

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Sep
17

The Golden Swan Garden

  LitNerd 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 that […]

Walter deMaria, Earth Room. Land art, DIA foundation
Sep
16

Earth Room by Walter DeMaria

Welcome back Earth Room! After a steamy summer, the DIA site has opened again for the season. There are a few things I am slightly obsessed with. At least to […]

nevelson
Sep
15

Louise Nevelson Park

Russian born Louise Nevelson began her shallow relief sculptures in the 1930s. She moved from studying in New York to Munich to assist Diego Rivera, causing a huge rift between […]

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