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jessie
Oct
30

BLOWBACK: Jessie English at Brooklyn Photo Tonight

Brooklyn Photo has a knack for hosting incredible one night exhibitions, and tonight the focus will be on Australian artist Jessie English. BLOWBACK will feature Aluminum sculptures, light installations, etchings and […]

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botero-adameve
Oct
29

Botero’s Adam and Eve aka Golden Weiner

Fernando Botero is known for his luscious curvaceous figures in sculpture and painting, some just refer to it as “fat.” Trained as a matador and set designer, Botero has declared […]

Burroughs
Oct
29

The Bunker

LitNerd 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 mingling […]

yuyufeat
Oct
28

East West Gate

Although Yuyu Yang’s sculptures are inspired by natures, his giant reflective East West Gate reflects Wall Street behind it. Hovering in front of the Orient Overseas Building since 1973, the […]

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Oct
27

Time Landscape

Now is the time to go see Time Landscape- it is at its Autumn best: The fenced in trees and shrubs on this corner are not just a public parks […]

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Oct
24

Dali at the St. Regis

The St. Regis Hotel is in my opinion, the most opulent and grand hotel in New York. I love it. I also love that every fall and winter in the 1960s […]

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Oct
23

Chanler’s House of Fantasy

The giraffed archways of 147 East 19th Street once marked a social center of the high society arts community in New York. The home was residence of Robert Winthrop Chanler- […]

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Oct
22

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 […]

rosenthal-rondo
Oct
21

Rondo by Tony Rosenthal

Tony Rosenthal’s minimalist (and mostly boring) steel public sculptures dot New York City. The giant bronzed wheel, “Rondo”, 1969, was originally displayed at 110 East 59th Street and later moved […]

zhan-wangfeat
Oct
20

IBM Plaza’s Oasis Sculpture Garden

The indoor garden at the IBM Plaza is a great little urban escape when plagued with running errands in Midtown (or also a good lunch spot if you work around […]

vito
Oct
17

Vito Acconci’s Schoolyard

Famed Masturbator and Bronx native- artist Vito Acconci strayed from jerking off under the floors of galleries and into the world of architecture and design. Acconci was asked to redesign […]

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Oct
16

Fun Gallery

This is the first site of the eponymous graffiti gallery. I love this story from founder Patti Astor “I was meeting all the graffiti artists while we were getting the […]

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Oct
15

McSorley’s

LitNerd Wednesday! Lets get the bad out of the way — McSorley’s has this funky stale onion and beer smell and there’s no bigger display of douchebaggery than on weekend […]

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Oct
14

Almost a Fashion Museum

Yea, New York Vintage is a store- not something Art Nerd usually covers. But the intimate Chelsea showroom feels like so much more than a place to buy vintage clothes, […]

mcny
Oct
13

Museum of the City of New York

The Met, MoMa and Guggenheim are the usually go-to museums in New York, but don’t forget about the Museum of the City of New York. You may recognize its marble stairs […]

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