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    It’s No Love Sculpture

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    I always thought that Curved Cube was some sort of company insignia, not a sculpture. But obviously that isn’t the case, or I wouldn’t be writing about it now. Compared […]

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    Balls.

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

    George Rhoads is kind of a dorky Renaissance man- a painter, origami master, and rolling ball run sculptor. His 42nd Street Ballroom sculpture doesn’t evoke dancing in gowns, but instead […]

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    The House of Scribner

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    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, […]

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    Marisol’s Memorial on the Water

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    French-Venezuelan sculptor  Marisol is more known for her roles in Andy Warhol films and Pop Art sculptures. But the artist was also chosen for her design for the American Merchant […]

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    Picasso’s Bust of Sylvette

    Friday, July 11, 2014

    New York University seems to have bought up this entire city. The Brutalist “Silver Towers” off Bleecker Street were designed in by I.M.Pei’s (who is most famous for designing the […]

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    Creem Presents Candy Apple

    Thursday, July 10, 2014

    Our friends at Creem Magazine have their hands in all things arty- this time a feature film. Candy Apple stars and is directed by artists Dean Dempsey, and has a cast […]

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    The Church of Art

    Thursday, July 10, 2014

    For me, the closest I get to religion is in art history class, with creepers like Jan Van Eyck and of course Hieronymous Bosch. But of course leave it to […]

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    Columbia Heights

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    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 […]

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    Fashion Moda

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    During the time that John and Charlie Ahearn were making art amongst the neighborhoods in the South Bronx, Stefan Eins opened up Fashion Moda Gallery. As many galleries in the […]

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    TONIGHT- Message in a Bottle Returneth

    Thursday, July 3, 2014

    Opening tonight! We’re doing it again! Message in a Bottle is making its second coming  in Nantucket at the wonderful Cavalier Gallery! The exhibition will be right at home in the […]

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    Mega Paint Sesh at Miami Marine Stadium with Doze Green, RISK, Rone, Elbow Toe and more

    Thursday, July 3, 2014

    This past weekend, ARTHistory Mural Project at the Miami Marine Stadium, kicked off its first mega paint session, bringing in Doze Green, Rone, Elbow Toe, RISK, Joe Iurato, Abstrakt, Luis […]

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    Chumley’s

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

    LitNerd Wednesday! Remember that speakeasy craze years ago? For a while I dug this rehash of the 1920s but then it became a hassle — if it wasn’t the Steve […]

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    Facade of St. Ann’s Church

    Monday, June 30, 2014

    Over on 12th street, I often pass what seems to be the shallowest church ever. In reality, it is the preserved facade of an old church. The historic St. Ann’s […]

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    Ken Hiratsuka’s Carved Granite Sidewalk in Noho

    Thursday, June 26, 2014

    The late patron of the arts, Tony Goldman, left his mark on New York City, and is probably best known for making the wall on Houston and Bowery a rotating […]

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    The Poetry Center

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014

    LitNerd Wednesday! It’s a drag to write about places completely vanished or just a shell of their former glory so it feels good to talk about something still very active […]

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What's Up

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Jul
21

MAGIC MONDAY with Breedlove

My favorite night of the month is back! I love Breedlove forever and ever! MAGIC MONDAY IS BACK AGAIN!**STARRING**BREEDLOVE & CHEW FUW/ JOCELYN DJ KY DIGREGORIO SPINS THE HOTTEST GLAM, […]

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Neighborhoods

William-Crovello-CurvedCubefeat
Jul
18

It’s No Love Sculpture

I always thought that Curved Cube was some sort of company insignia, not a sculpture. But obviously that isn’t the case, or I wouldn’t be writing about it now. Compared […]

George-Rhoadsfeat
Jul
17

Balls.

George Rhoads is kind of a dorky Renaissance man- a painter, origami master, and rolling ball run sculptor. His 42nd Street Ballroom sculpture doesn’t evoke dancing in gowns, but instead […]

screen-capture-5
Jul
16

The House of Scribner

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, […]

American-Merchant-Marines_Memorialfeat
Jul
15

Marisol’s Memorial on the Water

French-Venezuelan sculptor  Marisol is more known for her roles in Andy Warhol films and Pop Art sculptures. But the artist was also chosen for her design for the American Merchant […]

AIR
Jul
14

A.I.R. Gallery

In 1972, discouraged by the male-dominated art world, artists Barbara Zucker and Susan Williams opened this all-women co-operative space. Referencing Jane Eyre and the term “Artist in Residence,” AIR was […]

Picasso, Bust of Sylvette, NYU, Noho
Jul
11

Picasso’s Bust of Sylvette

New York University seems to have bought up this entire city. The Brutalist “Silver Towers” off Bleecker Street were designed in by I.M.Pei’s (who is most famous for designing the […]

Judson.feat
Jul
10

The Church of Art

For me, the closest I get to religion is in art history class, with creepers like Jan Van Eyck and of course Hieronymous Bosch. But of course leave it to […]

Hart-Crane-600x300
Jul
9

Columbia Heights

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 […]

FashionModa-feature
Jul
8

Fashion Moda

During the time that John and Charlie Ahearn were making art amongst the neighborhoods in the South Bronx, Stefan Eins opened up Fashion Moda Gallery. As many galleries in the […]

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Jul
7

The Forgotten Mistress of Art Deco

Hildreth Meière was a high society muralist and mosaicist partially responsible for bringing the glorious Art Deco style to New York City, defining the elegance of the era. You probably miss […]

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Jul
4

LED American Flag

Many think that the LED American flag in Times Square is an art installation- at least the art nerds wonder if it is Dan Flavin related. Actually, its not art […]

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Jul
3

The Dakota

The Dakota has been a legendary residence for years. John and Yoko lived here, in addition to a zillion other famous people, including Lauren Bacall, Leonard Bernstein, Connie Chung and […]

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Jul
2

Chumley’s

LitNerd Wednesday! Remember that speakeasy craze years ago? For a while I dug this rehash of the 1920s but then it became a hassle — if it wasn’t the Steve […]

annf
Jun
30

Facade of St. Ann’s Church

Over on 12th street, I often pass what seems to be the shallowest church ever. In reality, it is the preserved facade of an old church. The historic St. Ann’s […]

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