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    ArtHamptons Hosts Artrageous Independence Day Party

    Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Celebrate this Independence Day artfully out in the Hamptons, where ArtHamptons is kicking traditional July 4th festivities up a notch with The Artrageous Fourth. An art-driven take on the typical outdoor barbeque, this event […]

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    July’s #MidnightMoment takes viewers to Copenhagen

    Thursday, July 2, 2015

    The gorgeous and super bike-friendly city of Copenhagen is the topic if this month’s #Midnightmoment in Times Square. Every night from 11:57pm to Midnight, the advertising screens will be taken […]

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    The Algonquin Hotel

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    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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    Magda Love x SHUT Skateboards

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Check out sweet heart Magda Love’s new video collabo with pro skater Anna May Dutton!

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    Parley: For the Oceans at the United Nations

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    “If the oceans die, we die” Captain Paul Watson announced via skype from Lyon, France to a room full of creatives, scientists, business people, athletes, politicians, and students in the […]

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    Warhol’s High Security Factory

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    After the whole Valerie Solanas shooting Warhol incident, the Factory was packed up and moved up the block to a higher security building. Bullet proof doors, closed-circuit surveillance, and secret […]

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    Morgan Spurlock’s Geeks for Peace curated by Lori Zimmer and Natalie Kates

    Monday, June 29, 2015

    I’m very excited to be heading San Diego for my next curatorial project during Comic Con, the Geeks for Peace charity event hosted by my buddy Morgan Spurlock and Kevin Smith. My […]

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    Mark John Smith at Ivy Brown Gallery

    Monday, June 29, 2015

    On display until July 10th, is a cumulative survey of British artist Mark John Smith. Over the past few weeks, you’ve gotten a taste of Smith’s works, in a project […]

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    Iconic Met Life Tower to the Elegant New York Edition Hotel

    Monday, June 29, 2015

    The gilded cupola atop the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower has served as an icon of Madison Square Park since it was built in 1909. Modeled after the Campanile in […]

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    Paris is Burning!!!!!

    Friday, June 26, 2015

    OMG the best event for Pride is TONIGHT! A screening of Paris is Burning with members of the Houses! LABEIJA ALL THE WAY! “Paris is Burning!” Celebrate Brooklyn! 141 Prospect […]

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    A Bit of the Berlin Wall

    Friday, June 26, 2015

    This out of place street art in Midtown is actually an important part of history. In the little pedestrian plaza where the area corporate drones have their lunch, is this […]

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    Anthems for the Mother Earth Goddess

    Thursday, June 25, 2015

    So much going on in New York tonight, but one totally not to miss is the closing of Andrew Edlin‘s current location where my friend Brian Adam Douglas aka Elbow-Toe […]

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  • New York Walking Tour: Cocktails & Curiosities walk around NYC

    Let’s Get Curious: New York Walking Tour Combines Tipples with Trivia

    Thursday, June 25, 2015

    From Sex and the City and Friends to Pop Art and Abstract Expressionism, there are numerous tours of New York City evocative of eras gone by. Another popular NYC pastime? […]

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    Mehretu at Goldman Sachs

    Thursday, June 25, 2015

    For some reason everyone hates the unavoidable Julie Mehretu piece at Goldman Sach’s headquarters in Battery Park. The giant piece, at 23 x 80 feet, is an abstract and vibrant […]

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    Circle in the Square

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    LitNerd Wednesday! The cliché images of poetry and jazz are well engrained in the pop culture psyche of the 1950s and the Beat Generation. The seeds of that image were naturally […]

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ArtHamptons feature Chicago River by Tom Leighton
Jul
2

ArtHamptons Hosts Artrageous Independence Day Party

Celebrate this Independence Day artfully out in the Hamptons, where ArtHamptons is kicking traditional July 4th festivities up a notch with The Artrageous Fourth. An art-driven take on the typical outdoor barbeque, this event […]

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Neighborhoods

dorothyparker[1]
Jul
1

The Algonquin Hotel

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“ […]

Warhol-LastFactory600x340
Jun
30

Warhol’s High Security Factory

After the whole Valerie Solanas shooting Warhol incident, the Factory was packed up and moved up the block to a higher security building. Bullet proof doors, closed-circuit surveillance, and secret […]

new-york-edition
Jun
29

Iconic Met Life Tower to the Elegant New York Edition Hotel

The gilded cupola atop the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower has served as an icon of Madison Square Park since it was built in 1909. Modeled after the Campanile in […]

BerlinWall-600x340
Jun
26

A Bit of the Berlin Wall

This out of place street art in Midtown is actually an important part of history. In the little pedestrian plaza where the area corporate drones have their lunch, is this […]

mehretu-16milesofstring
Jun
25

Mehretu at Goldman Sachs

For some reason everyone hates the unavoidable Julie Mehretu piece at Goldman Sach’s headquarters in Battery Park. The giant piece, at 23 x 80 feet, is an abstract and vibrant […]

rivers17
Jun
24

Circle in the Square

LitNerd Wednesday! The cliché images of poetry and jazz are well engrained in the pop culture psyche of the 1950s and the Beat Generation. The seeds of that image were naturally […]

Hans-Hofmannfeat
Jun
23

Ab Ex Graffiti

711 Third Avenue was one of the first Modernist office buildings of its time, completed in 1956- as well as one of the first to recognize the value of awesome […]

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Jun
19

The Exuberant Edwardian Police Station

I’ve always loved this incredibly ornate domed building on Centre Street and nearly died when I found out it is now apartments! Built in 1909 by Hoppin & Koen in […]

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Jun
16

John Johnson

Poor Seward Johnson, nobody takes him seriously. And other than the proximity of Double Check to the World Trade Towers, why should they? Another of John Seward Johnson’s life-sized bronzes […]

Noguchi by Abbott
Jun
15

Noguchi Was a Babe

It was a bum out that Hurricane Sandy damaged a whole bunch of Isamu Noguchi’s works in storage in Long Island City, but all the Googling about it made us discover […]

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Jun
11

Metronome

Most people I know say “What the hell is that thing? What is it counting?” as they point to the smoking, giant wall piece that is posted on the south […]

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Jun
10

Cafe Le Metro

LitNerd Wednesday! I’d like to think I know a thing or two about the lost literary haunts of NYC but the wonderful thing about old Manhatto is just when you […]

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