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    The Poetry Center

    Wednesday, September 2, 2015

    LitNerd 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 active […]

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    Salmagundi Club

    Tuesday, September 1, 2015

    Originally on the edge of Greenwich Village, the Salmagundi Art Club was founded way back in 1871, and has been consistently hosting artists and exhibitions since. The club, originally called […]

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    MICHAEL JACKSON ROLLER DISCO!!!

    Friday, August 28, 2015

    The time machine I’ve always wanted has arrived! A rollerskating party with Michael Jackson theme circa 1979? I’m not sure if there is any more information you need other than […]

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    Moveable Type

    Friday, August 28, 2015

    Many lobbies of corporations in New York feature art collections that are accessible to the public. The New York Times building commissioned a site specific piece for their Times Square […]

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    Brian Leo will Silkscreen your stuff while you party! (this Thursday!)

    Monday, August 24, 2015

    Here’s a rather fun closing party- bring a tote, t-shirt, of something else screen printable to Amy Li Projects this Thursday night and get your very own Brian Leo piece […]

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    Keith Haring Pop Shop

    Monday, August 24, 2015

    I was lucky enough to go to be in New York before Keith Haring’s all-encompassing Pop Shop closed. It was open during a time before Museum Shops had little beyond […]

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    SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery

    Friday, August 21, 2015

    Yesterday Lower Manhattan’s brand new landmark, the SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery opened, inviting visitors to go on an undersea adventure! Be one of the first to take an iridescent fish for […]

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    Clinton Hill

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    LitNerd Wednesday! A little mix of punk rock and literature this week with Patti Smith whose love of poetry and prose was the original reason she moved to New York […]

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    Get excited about Aurora Dallas this fall

    Monday, August 17, 2015

    I’m pretty bummed that this year’s Aurora in Dallas opens just as the Logan Hicks/Beau Stanton show I’m co-curating with Natalie Kates in New York opens…it looks pretty amazing and is […]

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    Bombay Sapphire x Rush Philanthropic x SCOPE x YOU

    Monday, August 17, 2015

    Artist friends- win a chance to have your work shown at SCOPE new York thanks to Rush Philanthropic and Bombay Sapphire- entries accepted until August 23rd so get on it. bombayartisan.com […]

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    Nicolás Aracena Müller challenges the intersection of art and design at CHAMBER

    Friday, August 14, 2015

    The lines between artist and designer are often blurred, but for some reason not usually discussed by the art world. Earlier this month, artist Nicolás Aracena Müller put this relationship to the […]

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    The Carlton Arms

    Friday, August 14, 2015

    “Art hotels” have been popping up more and more these days, and I couldn’t be happier. One of the originals in New York is the Carlton Arms. Full of junkies, […]

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    VIDEO: Anna Copacabanna in Tim Kuhl’s DRIVE

    Thursday, August 13, 2015

    If you’ve been paying attention to New York night life over the past 10 years, you’ve most likely had to pleasure of seeing the beautiful Anna Copacabanna in one of […]

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    The Return of City Maze at Wall Works- tonight!

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015

    Tonight, relive a piece of New York history at Wall Works! The seminal gallery Fashion Moda changed the perception of the Bronx and urban art in the 1980s. 35 years later, […]

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    It’ s Alive! Michael Alan’s Living Installation Strikes Again

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015

    Michael Alan is the kind of buoyant, visionary artist that comes around once in a generation. His constant innovation and creative interdisciplinary genius inspires all who meet him. And for […]

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Aug
28

MICHAEL JACKSON ROLLER DISCO!!!

The time machine I’ve always wanted has arrived! A rollerskating party with Michael Jackson theme circa 1979? I’m not sure if there is any more information you need other than […]

Read More

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21LITERARY2-videoSixteenByNine600
Sep
2

The Poetry Center

LitNerd 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 active […]

salmagundi1
Sep
1

Salmagundi Club

Originally on the edge of Greenwich Village, the Salmagundi Art Club was founded way back in 1871, and has been consistently hosting artists and exhibitions since. The club, originally called […]

MoveableTypeNYT600x340
Aug
28

Moveable Type

Many lobbies of corporations in New York feature art collections that are accessible to the public. The New York Times building commissioned a site specific piece for their Times Square […]

Haring-pop-shopfeature
Aug
24

Keith Haring Pop Shop

I was lucky enough to go to be in New York before Keith Haring’s all-encompassing Pop Shop closed. It was open during a time before Museum Shops had little beyond […]

AIR
Aug
21

A.I.R. Gallery

In 1972, discouraged by the male-dominated art world, artists Barbara Zucker and Susan Williams opened this all-women co-operative space. Referencing Jane Eyre and the term “Artist in Residence,” AIR was […]

Patti
Aug
19

Clinton Hill

LitNerd Wednesday! A little mix of punk rock and literature this week with Patti Smith whose love of poetry and prose was the original reason she moved to New York […]

7yearitch
Aug
17

7 Year Itch Site

This is where, formerly the Loews Theater, the famous picture of Marilyn Monroe, shielding the gusts from the subway grate, was taken. Formerly the Loews theater, it was on this […]

carlton1
Aug
14

The Carlton Arms

“Art hotels” have been popping up more and more these days, and I couldn’t be happier. One of the originals in New York is the Carlton Arms. Full of junkies, […]

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Aug
13

Athelstan Spilhaus Triangle Equinox

Not all sculptures are by artists- South African-American geophysicist and oceanographer Athelstan Spilhaus created the piece located at Rockefeller’s McGraw-Hill Building. Located in the sunken courtyard, the triangle sculpture is arranged so the Sun aligns […]

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Aug
10

Joie de Vivre

Mark Di Suvero’s Joie de Vivre was pretty much totally off my radar for a long time. I’ve passed it a zillion times, and just couldn’t get into it. His […]

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Aug
7

It’s No Love Sculpture

I always thought that Curved Cube was some sort of company insignia, not a sculpture. But obviously that isn’t the case, or I wouldn’t be writing about it now. Compared […]

Bemelmansbar
Aug
5

Bemelmans Bar

LitNerd Wednesday! I have a bit of a dilemma because I love vintage hotel bars but my archivist salary says NO. Of course I still like to indulge from time […]

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