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    Damien Hirst’s Sanctuary- Other Criteria

    Monday, April 27, 2015

    Damien Hirst is known for many things: a $100 million diamond skull, a $12 million stuffed shark, splitting animals in half, loving dots, catching butterflies, rising from YBA to one […]

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    What If? 8 Places Christo Could Let New Yorkers Walk on Water

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    I was one of many who celebrated with a happy dance when I saw the news that Christo is building The Floating Piers, a floating walkway in Lake Iseo allowing visitors […]

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    Spend 12 Philosophy-filled Hours in the French Embassy tonight!

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    Tonight, A Night of Philosophy takes over the French Embassy on 79th and Fifth ave. This twelve hour event takes over the historic mansion at 79th and Fifth, with a night of everything from […]

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    Gramercy Park Hotel

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    The Gramercy Park Hotel, situated just off New York’s exclusive private park, is fancy.  It is evident in every detail in every facet of the hotel that it was created by […]

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    Art of the Reel Film Series at Lincoln Center

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Lincoln Center’s Art of the Reel Film Series continues through this weekend! There are so many amazing films in this annual documentary-as-art film festival put on by the Film Society at Lincoln Center, including […]

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    Join me Thursday for Escape, curated by Lori Zimmer at the Roger Smith Hotel

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    I hope you can join me this Thursday in the penthouse of The Roger Smith Hotel (501 Lexington at 47th) from 6:30-8:30 for “Escape,” a series of films by Alexandra […]

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    Leo Villareal Volume

    Monday, April 20, 2015

    Inspired by the lights of nearby Times Square, Art Nerd New York  favorite Leo Villareal was commissioned to create a gorgeous glowing installation for the lobby of the Durst Corporation […]

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    Right to Remain Silent: Protest in the age of Tania Bruguera and thawing US-Cuba relations

    Friday, April 17, 2015

    There’s no denying it; Americans have a Cuban fetish. Whether festooning vacation homes with Cuban cigars or discussing their recent “exclusive” tour to the Caribbean nation, privileged Americans have embraced […]

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    Tonight, de con struct at NOoSPHERE

    Friday, April 17, 2015

    I got my art world start because of the Masters Program in Art Market at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Tonight, the soon-to-be grads are flexing their curatorial muscle, with […]

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    Club 57

    Friday, April 17, 2015

    Long before St. Marks turned into a smattering of random Asian places (it was all over the day Coney Island High closed and SUPERCUTS opened up- I’m still upset), it […]

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    FIT’s de con struct opening tomorrow!

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Tomorrow night, my grad school alma mater is doing their annual curated show. I wrote the essay in the catalog, so you know its gonna be awesome! de·con·struct Art Exhibition […]

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    Danceteria

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Like most 1980s art meccas in New York, the epic Danceteria club, where Keith Haring was a busboy, is of course now luxury condos. Madonna worked there as a hat […]

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    Salon Demimonde at Velvet Brooklyn

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    The art salon may be an antiquated notion, but in our ridiculously digitized daily lives, I think is needed more than ever. Mixing and throwing around ideas with fellow creatives […]

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    Carl Van Vechten’s Studio

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    LitNerd Wednesday! He may sound unfamiliar today but do an image search by his name and his subjects will look very recognizable. Actors, musicians and writers spanning three decades were […]

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    GIVEAWAY- Snag a Tim Burton’s Big Eyes prize package from Art Nerd!

    Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    Hey art nerds- have you seen the Margaret Keane biopic BIG EYES yet? Directed by Tim Burton?  No you say? Well, here is your chance to grab a prize package […]

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night-of-philosophy
Apr
24

Spend 12 Philosophy-filled Hours in the French Embassy tonight!

Tonight, A Night of Philosophy takes over the French Embassy on 79th and Fifth ave. This twelve hour event takes over the historic mansion at 79th and Fifth, with a night of everything from […]

Read More

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Apr
27

Damien Hirst’s Sanctuary- Other Criteria

Damien Hirst is known for many things: a $100 million diamond skull, a $12 million stuffed shark, splitting animals in half, loving dots, catching butterflies, rising from YBA to one […]

rosenthal5in1
Apr
24

5 in 1

Of all of Tony Rosenthal’s sculptures around New York, the saddest is “5 in 1,” which has definitely seen better days. Hidden behind 1 Police Plaza near City Hall, the […]

gph
Apr
23

Gramercy Park Hotel

The Gramercy Park Hotel, situated just off New York’s exclusive private park, is fancy.  It is evident in every detail in every facet of the hotel that it was created by […]

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Apr
21

Dancin’ With Dali

Sometimes I try to imagine what it would be like minding my own business on the dance floor (while werkin’ it of course), and running into the likes of Salvador […]

Leofeat
Apr
20

Leo Villareal Volume

Inspired by the lights of nearby Times Square, Art Nerd New York  favorite Leo Villareal was commissioned to create a gorgeous glowing installation for the lobby of the Durst Corporation […]

CLub57
Apr
17

Club 57

Long before St. Marks turned into a smattering of random Asian places (it was all over the day Coney Island High closed and SUPERCUTS opened up- I’m still upset), it […]

danceteria-feat
Apr
16

Danceteria

Like most 1980s art meccas in New York, the epic Danceteria club, where Keith Haring was a busboy, is of course now luxury condos. Madonna worked there as a hat […]

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Apr
15

Laurence Vallières’ 9 ft Gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo

Last week I caught a $1 Bolt Bus (yes, really!) down to Philadelphia to see the incredible artist Laurence Vallières for the opening of Second Nature at the Philadelphia Zoo. For […]

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Apr
15

Carl Van Vechten’s Studio

LitNerd Wednesday! He may sound unfamiliar today but do an image search by his name and his subjects will look very recognizable. Actors, musicians and writers spanning three decades were […]

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Apr
14

Rothko and The Four Seasons: Those Sons of Bitches

The Four Seasons Restaurant is one of the swankiest places to have a meal in New York- so swanky that Mark Rothko decided he didn’t want his paintings hung there. […]

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Apr
8

Patchin Place

 LitNerd Wednesday! Tree-lined streets are a dime a dozen in the Village but very few have the reputation of the timeless Patchin Place. This small alley populated with three story […]

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Apr
7

Willem de Kooning’s Studio of Depression

In 1946, things weren’t great for Willem de Kooning. His marriage to Elaine de Kooning was increasingly on the rocks. After a Spring of depression and showing up around town […]

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