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Mar
5

Tonight! Warm up with Beau Stanton and the fireplace at Hudson Hotel

Do what’s good for you and brave the snow tonight and join us for Beau Stanton’s Polychromasia at the Library at Hudson Hotel. There’s a cozy fire place! You can […]

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Neighborhoods

from Lost Bohemia
Mar
6

Carnegie Artist Lofts

High above Carnegie Hall, The Carnegie Artist Studios housed musicians, painters, sculptors, actors, architects and other creatives since 1895. Some pretty famous people lived here, and creatively monumental evens happened […]

Jeff Koons, David LaChapelle, Barbara Krueger, Damien Hirst, EV Day
Mar
5

Lever House Art Collection

The Lever House was one of the first glassy skyscrapers to open on Park Avenue, changing the look of the masonry street into a business center in 1952.  Now we […]

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Mar
4

The Monkey Bar and Hotel Elysee

LitNerd Wednesday! I have mixed feelings about Midtown — like the rest of the city, I find some of the modern architecture kind of awful but I really like the hidden […]

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Mar
3

Roy Lictenstein’s Time Square Mural

Another oversized Roy Lichtenstein piece is free for everyone to see- in the 42nd Street subway station. Just called “Times Square Mural,” The piece is huge- 6 feet high and […]

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Mar
2

Socrates Sculpture Park

Until 1986, the site of the Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, Queens, was an illegal riverside landfill, abandoned and ugly. A group of local artists got together and […]

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Feb
26

Gutzon Hates Duchamp

Everyone knows the work of Danish-American sculptor Gutzon Borlgum, whether you realize it or not- in 1941 he finally completed carving Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Borglum made his mark […]

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Feb
25

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 […]

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Feb
24

The Bonnie- a Pub in an Artist’s Vision

Can a bar be an experiential art installation? The Bonnie in Astoria may seem like another quaint watering hole from the street, but the cozy interior is the luxe vision […]

Yotel, Zach Hyman, Installation
Feb
23

Art at Yotel

Hanging out on 42nd Street may not seem like my area of choice, but there’s indulgent futuristic design and art to be had at Yotel. Far enough away from Times […]

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Feb
20

Eleanor

A throw back to the traditional style of public art, the bronze statue, is Penelope Jenck’s statue of Eleanor Roosevelt at the entrance to Riverside Park on the Upper West […]

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Feb
19

3 Venus Demilos

Walking down 6th Avenue near MoMA, you come across a triplicate of a familiar site. Three varying sized Venus de Milos stand in line along the plaza, but something about […]

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Feb
18

West 8th Street

LitNerd 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 one […]

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