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    ART RUNS THE STREETS: CRASH’S ART CAR AT DORIAN GREY GALLERY

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    What’s rapid and cutting-edge, with street art all over? Stop by STRADA VELOCE: Italian Automotive Excellence Meets Art of the Street at Dorian Grey Gallery Thursday night, on view from Sept 18-Oct 5 in […]

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    The Golden Swan Garden

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

      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 […]

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    Allan McCollum’s Perfect Couples

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    The incredible Perfect Couples just opened at Petzel in Chelsea. Check out my review from MutualArt before popping over to the show.   The Art of Possibility: Allan McCollum’s Perfect […]

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    Earth Room by Walter DeMaria

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    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 […]

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    Olek- Reality: What a Concept at Soho Grand Hotel

    Monday, September 15, 2014

    The beautifully cozy Soho Grand’s Salon has been transformed into a crocheted wonderland, for Olek‘s gorgeous exhibition “Reality: What a Concept.” The second floor mezzanine’s iconic birdcages have been given […]

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    Louise Nevelson Park

    Monday, September 15, 2014

    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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    Duke Ellington Memorial

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    DC native Duke Ellington helped to spur the Harlem Renaissance of the early 1920s, making New York a hotbed for big bad jazz. His career really jump started in 1929 […]

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    Tonight! Ted Lawson’s The Map is Not the Territory

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Tonight! Step into the newly branded  Joseph Gross Gallery, for the opening of solo exhibition, “The Map is Not the Territory” by self-portraits-in-blood artist, Ted Lawson. I had a chance to […]

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    Fritz Koenig’s Sphere

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Originally commissioned for the World Trade Center, The Sphere stood between the Twin Towers in Austin Tobin Plaza from 1971 until the 9/11 attacks.  On this day of remembrance, let […]

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    Smooches ! Dali and Raquel Welch

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Obsessed with this pic of Raquel Welch’s gorgeous bod and of course, Dali. She’s so glamorous it hurts!

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    NO AD App Replaces Subway Ads with Art

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    It’s finally here! I had the pleasure of getting a preview of the new NO AD app at the beginning of summer. Its so cool- when you download it and […]

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    Paridust: Where Fashion meets Art

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

      Fashion and art are inherently connected, but no one has quite nailed the aesthetics of this beautiful relationship quite like Pari Ehsan. Ehsan is an interior designer by trade […]

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    Muffinhead/Haute Voltage Fashion Week Installation TONIGHT

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    I am SOOOO sad I am going to miss this fantastic fashion/art installation by one of my favorite people, MUFFINHEAD! (and a bunch of other uber-talented folks but MUFFIN!). Be […]

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    Gotham Book Mart

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    LitNerd Wednesday! Oh the plight of the independent bookstore and it’s increasingly likelihood of extinction — like many towns and cities across the country New York City can’t escape this sad […]

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    VIDEO: Small Editions- Jon Burgerman VS Jeff Koons

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014

    We love you, silly Burgerman! Jon takes on Jeff Koons and the Whitney ‘Small Edition’ by Artist Jon Burgerman is Inspired by ‘Play-Doh’, the 10 foot tall, multi-coloured, aluminium Jeff […]

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CRASH-Ferrari Art Car
Sep
17

ART RUNS THE STREETS: CRASH’S ART CAR AT DORIAN GREY GALLERY

What’s rapid and cutting-edge, with street art all over? Stop by STRADA VELOCE: Italian Automotive Excellence Meets Art of the Street at Dorian Grey Gallery Thursday night, on view from Sept 18-Oct 5 in […]

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Sloan-Hell_Hfeat
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 […]

Duke-Ellingtonfeat
Sep
12

Duke Ellington Memorial

DC native Duke Ellington helped to spur the Harlem Renaissance of the early 1920s, making New York a hotbed for big bad jazz. His career really jump started in 1929 […]

Fritz-Koenig-Spherefeature
Sep
11

Fritz Koenig’s Sphere

Originally commissioned for the World Trade Center, The Sphere stood between the Twin Towers in Austin Tobin Plaza from 1971 until the 9/11 attacks.  On this day of remembrance, let […]

GBM_2
Sep
10

Gotham Book Mart

LitNerd Wednesday! Oh the plight of the independent bookstore and it’s increasingly likelihood of extinction — like many towns and cities across the country New York City can’t escape this sad […]

Gordon matta Clark
Sep
9

Day’s End by Gordon Matta-Clark

What is today the parking lot for the Department of Sanitation, was once the site of Pier 52.  The abandoned piers along the Hudson River were remnants of various industrial eras […]

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Sep
8

Global Balls and Lightning Hands

I love how every where you look in Lower Manhattan, you’ll find an overly ornate relic of the early part of the 20th Century, back when things were all glamorous […]

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Sep
5

That’s Not a Calder

At first glance, I thought the red sculpture outside 909 Third Avenue was one of Alexander Calder’s stabiles. The bright piece is actually by Ann Gillen, an artist who uses […]

360 West 11th Street
Sep
4

Palazzo Chupi

It was originally bright pink and named after a lollipop, that sounds about right. Julian Schnabel’s homage to himself, Palazzo Chupi, rises like a pink Barbie house in the West […]

O-Henry
Sep
3

Pete’s Tavern

LitNerd Wednesday! In the eternal race to be the oldest bar in New York City it’s hard to top McSorely’s. Besides it’s timelessly sodden old age it has some great […]

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Sep
2

Forrest Myers- The Wall

Look up. See those steel blue bars sticking out of that building? That is “The Wall” by Forrest Myers, which was commissioned in 1973 by the building’s owner to cover […]

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Sep
1

Louise Nevelson Night Presence IV

Sculptor Louise Nevelson gifted the city of New York the Cor-Ten Night Presence IV, to celebrate her 50th anniversary of living in NYC. Before the city honored her with her […]

TheDOmNico
Aug
29

Warhol and Chipotle

Even in the late 1990s, St. Marks Place still had a sort of bohemian spirit, that is until Super Cuts moved in. The transformation of the buildings at 19-25 into […]

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