Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

  • The Poetry Center

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    Lit Nerd 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 […]

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  • That Side of Paradise: Katya Grokhovsky and Nyugen E. Smith

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Don’t miss two incredible artists tomorrow night in a performance on a roof in Central Park! Katya Grokhovsky and Nyugen E. Smith share new performative works as part of Other […]

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  • Diane Arbus and the Westbeth

    Monday, May 22, 2017

    In 1971, the volatile and highly depressive photographer Diane Arbus, then 48, took a heavy dose of barbituates then slashed her wrists, while living in the Westbeth Artists Community in […]

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  • The Algonquin Hotel

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Lit Nerd 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 […]

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  • Serra-Inspired House

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    The façade of this townhouse on Greenwich just below Gansevoort may look like a Richard Serra, but is actually a design of architect Matthew Baird. Built just a few years […]

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  • The Bunker

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! Where do I start when it comes to William S. Burroughs? From the moment he stepped foot in New York City it was high drama, be it […]

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  • Present Memories: the Art of Agnieszka Zak-Bielowa

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Contemporary realism has its fair share of disciples, but perhaps none are as earnest as artist Agnieszka Zak-Bielowa. Based in Warsaw, Poland, the artist’s current “Chusta” series is on view […]

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  • Other Homes- curated by Audra Lambert opening tonight

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    Art Nerd alumni Audra Lambert sas curated a beautiful show opening tonight – at a gallery in beautiful Central Park, which includes an artist I’ve worked with many times, Nyugen […]

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  • Aga Zak, Scar.f in the Wind

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    Aga Zak, Scar.f in the Wind The Polish artist’s realist paintings address themes of human rights and global multiculturalism, and the goal of her work is to celebrate cultural identity […]

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  • 112 Greene- Inspiration from Squalor

    Monday, May 1, 2017

    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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  • She Inspires- Opening Tuesday at The Untitled Space

    Monday, May 1, 2017

    Once again, The Untitled Space in Tribeca is using its art world cache to address issues that have become more prevalent in the current administration. As women around the country […]

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  • Brooklyn Heights

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! On a tree-lined street in Brooklyn Heights a faded plaque rests on one of the many brownstones that dot the area — fitting as the reputation of […]

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  • May 6th AMREF ARTBALL honoring EL ANATSUI honorary host JACK SHAINMAN

    Monday, April 24, 2017

    The ArtBall 2017 invite is here! This year we have an even more fabulous event planned for Saturday, May 6th  – and we are hoping to sell it out! Along with […]

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  • Anne Barlinckhoff – Strength Africa

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Born in Amsterdam, Barlinckhoff is a young photographer with the guts and gaul of the great documentary photographers of the past, traveling to the far edges of the earth to […]

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  • Seaman-Drake Arch

    Monday, April 17, 2017

    This hidden arch was once the entrance way to the lavish 1855 Seaman-Drake “country” estate which sat on 25 acres near Broadway and 215th Street. It is a replica of Paris’ […]

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What's Up

May
23

That Side of Paradise: Katya Grokhovsky and Nyugen E. Smith

Don’t miss two incredible artists tomorrow night in a performance on a roof in Central Park! Katya Grokhovsky and Nyugen E. Smith share new performative works as part of Other […]

Read More

Neighborhoods

May
24

The Poetry Center

Lit Nerd 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 […]

May
22

Diane Arbus and the Westbeth

In 1971, the volatile and highly depressive photographer Diane Arbus, then 48, took a heavy dose of barbituates then slashed her wrists, while living in the Westbeth Artists Community in […]

May
17

The Algonquin Hotel

Lit Nerd 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 […]

May
16

Serra-Inspired House

The façade of this townhouse on Greenwich just below Gansevoort may look like a Richard Serra, but is actually a design of architect Matthew Baird. Built just a few years […]

May
10

The Bunker

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Where do I start when it comes to William S. Burroughs? From the moment he stepped foot in New York City it was high drama, be it […]

May
1

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 […]

Apr
26

Brooklyn Heights

Lit Nerd Wednesday! On a tree-lined street in Brooklyn Heights a faded plaque rests on one of the many brownstones that dot the area — fitting as the reputation of […]

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 […]

Apr
18

Peepholes at Sloan-Kettering

When visitors enter the lobby of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center on the Upper East Side, they are greeted with a giant steel art installation. Along the wall are dozens of […]

Apr
17

Seaman-Drake Arch

This hidden arch was once the entrance way to the lavish 1855 Seaman-Drake “country” estate which sat on 25 acres near Broadway and 215th Street. It is a replica of Paris’ […]

Apr
12

West 8th Street

Lit Nerd Wednesday!   It’s strange to think of West Eighth Street as anything but a few blocks of tacky shoe stores but in the 1950s and 60s it was […]

Apr
7

PS Os Gemeos

I really, really miss when Os Gemeos had their turn at the Houston Mural- it was by far the best and most complex as far as I’m concerned! But I […]

Apr
5

Patchin Place

 Lit Nerd 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 […]

Apr
3

Hunt & Fish Club

Remnants of old New York are few and far between- especially in Times Square, so I was surprised when a brand new restaurant echoed the bygone era. Eytan Sugarman’s brand new […]

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