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    Brigitte Bouquet- #ArtHouse480

    Friday, May 29, 2015

    This weekend, you’re in for a very special treat. Dutch artist Brigitte Bouquet is opening her gorgeous home in Bed-Stuy for a unique experience – #ArtHouse480.  (I’ve been- it’s an […]

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    Haring Unearthed

    Friday, May 29, 2015

    I can’t imagine an 8,200 square foot apartment in New York- but complete with its own Keith Haring mural- preposterous! When realtors were renovating the epic “maisonette,” they accidentally unearthed […]

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    Linda Cunningham’s Urban Oasis at Westchester Square in the Bronx

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Amorphous forms hover in the traffic island near East Tremont Ave, beckoning pedestrians to approach and encounter an industrial ecosystem within the urban terrain. Twisted steel beams rise up among […]

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    Perpetually Closed Gallery

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    If you’ve ever walked by the Solow Art & Architecture Foundation’s ground floor gallery space on 57th Street, you’ve probably noticed that it wasn’t open. No, you didn’t come on […]

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    Come to the super fun chashama gala on June 8

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    June 8th is my most favorite event of the year- the chashama gala. (they always have Delirous Hair Design on hand to transform guests’ heads into works of art- my favorite party […]

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    Columbia Heights

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    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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    Jean DuBuffet’s Group of Four Trees Sculpture

    Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Many public works are located in the historic Financial District, with all the promenades surrounding the corporate offices; it is a perfect place for public sculpture and what not. You’ll […]

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    VIDEO: Is Anish Kapoor’s Decension an Intestinal Joke?

    Monday, May 25, 2015

    Is Anish Kapoor’s “Decension” in the floor of a former movie theater in Italy supposed to be some sort of metaphor for the current state of the art world? Because […]

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    Triad Bronze

    Monday, May 25, 2015

    This bronze, which has been under scaffolding for as long as I can remember, shows three Cubist figures in embrace. The work, created by little-known artist Irving Marantz in 1969, […]

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    BARBARA LONDON in conversation with MARILYN MINTER, DANA LEVY and ANNA K.E

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    Tonight over at Fridman Gallery, an artist talk with the incredible Barbara London and the amazing Anna K.E., Dana Levy and (my long-time fave) Marilyn Minter! What a show- what […]

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    Sunset Park

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    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 […]

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    Get romantic with Annika Connor’s flora/fauna tonight

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Tonight, indulge yourself in the gorgeous work of Annika Connor, for her solo show which opens at Untitled Space. THE UNTITLED MAGAZINE & THE UNTITLED SPACE present FLORA/FAUNA An Exhibition […]

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    Van Alen’s Spring Soiree at the Surrogate’s Courthouse Blew My Mind

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    As the Art Nerd, I am ever so lucky to be invited to some of the best events- and best venues. On Wednesday, the dude and I attended the annual […]

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    Panel Discussion: Mural Art in Public Spaces present by LISA Project and NYCxDesign 

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    Tomorrow check out a panel discussion artist Ron English,Paper Mag’s Carlo McCormick, real estate magnate Sean Corcoran, artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh and Wayne Rada, creator/curator of L.I.S.A. Project and founder of the LoMan […]

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    David Shillinglaw’s Toot on Brooklyn

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    British artist David Shillinglaw‘s pieces read like a song to me. Each time I look at them, I discover something new, a new layer, a new message, a new narrative, […]

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arthouse480feat
May
29

Brigitte Bouquet- #ArtHouse480

This weekend, you’re in for a very special treat. Dutch artist Brigitte Bouquet is opening her gorgeous home in Bed-Stuy for a unique experience – #ArtHouse480.  (I’ve been- it’s an […]

Read More

Neighborhoods

Haring-Soholoft2feature
May
29

Haring Unearthed

I can’t imagine an 8,200 square foot apartment in New York- but complete with its own Keith Haring mural- preposterous! When realtors were renovating the epic “maisonette,” they accidentally unearthed […]

SolowFoundationFeature
May
28

Perpetually Closed Gallery

If you’ve ever walked by the Solow Art & Architecture Foundation’s ground floor gallery space on 57th Street, you’ve probably noticed that it wasn’t open. No, you didn’t come on […]

Hart-Crane-600x300
May
27

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 […]

Dubuffetfeature
May
26

Jean DuBuffet’s Group of Four Trees Sculpture

Many public works are located in the historic Financial District, with all the promenades surrounding the corporate offices; it is a perfect place for public sculpture and what not. You’ll […]

triad
May
25

Triad Bronze

This bronze, which has been under scaffolding for as long as I can remember, shows three Cubist figures in embrace. The work, created by little-known artist Irving Marantz in 1969, […]

coqui
May
21

Large Coqui by Tom Otterness

There really are Tom Otterness pieces all over New York (like my not so favorite “Life Underground”). Living around the corner from this site, Otterness has given the playground of […]

Selby
May
20

Sunset Park

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 […]

dodieboyfeat
May
15

David Shillinglaw’s Toot on Brooklyn

British artist David Shillinglaw‘s pieces read like a song to me. Each time I look at them, I discover something new, a new layer, a new message, a new narrative, […]

king-cole-bar
May
14

Maxfield Parrish’s Painted Fart- and the Bloody Mary

The fantastical Gold Age-illustrated world of Maxfield Parrish lives forever at one of New York’s ritziest bars, the King Cole at the St. Regis Hotel. Hanging above the bar where […]

Minetta Tavern
May
13

Minetta Tavern

LitNerd Wednesday! Minetta Tavern has a different identity these days, one of wall-to-wall people, expensive meals and cocktails and reservations hard to come by but in the 1940s it was […]

Gavin Brown Enterprises, Passerby, Phillips de Pury, Piotr Ulanski, Saturday Night Fever
May
12

Bye Bye Passerby

Passerby was one of those bars that made me love New York City. Owned by Gavin Brown of Gavin Brown Enterprises gallery on the southern edge of Greenwich Village , […]

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May
11

112 Greene- Inspiration from Squalor

The pioneers of the SoHo pioneers, 112 Greene Street was the first artist collective gallery space, opened in an old rag salvaging factory in the early 1970s. All artists who […]

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