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    #GETIT Beau Stanton Smart Device Sleeves

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Nuvango, formerly Gelaskins, as a whole new line out of iPhone, iPad and iMac skins from some of your favorite artists. We already know which we want- the Precarious Voyage line […]

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    Istanbul and Language of the Wall- Photo Diary of Logan Hicks

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Last week I had the incredible adventure of watching a slew of talented artists create work for Istanbul’s first street art museum-scale exhibition, at the Pera Museum. A week of […]

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    Snug as a Bug

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    I really never thought I’d go to Staten Island. I’m not even sure why- I’ve been to Governor’s Island plenty of times. But after visiting Snug Harbor Cultural Center, I’m […]

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    Friends with You FTW

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    I love the art collective FriendsWithYou — they make me happy. Here’s why:

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    Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    Michel Gondry might as well be the sandman ( in a non-creepy horror film way); his videos are like mini breaks from reality with scenes stolen from hyperactive dreams. He […]

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    VIDEO: Fujiko Nakaya + Glass House = Gorgeous

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    I have always wanted to go to the Glass House in New Canaan, CT. This video by Drew Arnold uses the Glass House’s current installation of Fujiko Nakaya’s Fog Sculpture […]

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    Comme de Garcons Building

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    The Comme de Garcons building on West 22nd Street is set amidst a heavily art-ed area, with Beuy’s 7,000 Oaks a slew of galleries and the Chelsea Art Museum on the same street. […]

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    A Calder Not For Your Eyes

    Thursday, August 14, 2014

    I’m your private Calder, a Calder for money, do what you want me to do… Sing it Tina, or rather Janey Waney. The oversized mobile sculpture by Alexander Calder in […]

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  • Patti

    Clinton Hill

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    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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    #tbt- George Hearts Maria at heliumcowboy Hamburg

    Thursday, August 7, 2014

    Its crazy that my eye miniatures show was almost two years ago! (and that I had bangs) Loved that show! Art Nerd Invasion successfully mounted our first show, George Hearts […]

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    WANTED: Art Nerd Columnist. Apply Within!

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    Are you an opinionated art lover with something to say? Ever want your own weekly column to tell the world about your expertise? Art Nerd New York is looking for […]

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    WANTED: Art Nerd Columnists. Apply Within!

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    Are you an opinionated art lover with something to say? Ever want your own weekly column to tell the world about your expertise? Art Nerd New York is looking for […]

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    The Little Prince in New York City

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    LitNerd Wednesday! The Little Prince is hardly a book that suggests New York City but in reality it has a lot to do with it. Conceived by Antoine de Saint-Exupery […]

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    Molly Crabapple’s Slaves of Happiness Island from VICE

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    Molly Crabapple, a modern day Daumiere or Jacob Riis, sketches and paints the socio-political crises of this world, but instead of candy assing it from her apartment in Manhattan, she […]

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    Pissing on Queen Elizabeth I

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    Once upon a time, publishing giant, William Randolph Hearst, owned the Warwick Hotel. Hearst sought out famed illustrator and muralist Dean Cornwell to transform a salon in the hotel into […]

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What's Up

Sierra Siemer, Untitled, at the Bedford Gallery
Aug
19

Portraiture in the age of the #Selfie: The New Portrait at Bishop Gallery

In the age of the selfie, what kind of weight does a portrait hold? How has portraiture changed with technology and how does it change the way that we interact […]

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Neighborhoods

Snugfrst
Aug
19

Snug as a Bug

I really never thought I’d go to Staten Island. I’m not even sure why- I’ve been to Governor’s Island plenty of times. But after visiting Snug Harbor Cultural Center, I’m […]

Comme-De-GarconsFEATURE
Aug
18

Comme de Garcons Building

The Comme de Garcons building on West 22nd Street is set amidst a heavily art-ed area, with Beuy’s 7,000 Oaks a slew of galleries and the Chelsea Art Museum on the same street. […]

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Aug
15

John Johnson

Poor Seward Johnson, nobody takes him seriously. And other than the proximity of Double Check to the World Trade Towers, why should they? Another of John Seward Johnson’s life-sized bronzes […]

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Aug
14

A Calder Not For Your Eyes

I’m your private Calder, a Calder for money, do what you want me to do… Sing it Tina, or rather Janey Waney. The oversized mobile sculpture by Alexander Calder in […]

Patti
Aug
13

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
11

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 […]

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Aug
8

Gainsborough Studios

Central Park South today is more associated with tourists and horse carriages than artists. But in 1908, an entire building was built, just so a group of artists could have […]

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Aug
7

The Oldest Bronze in Central Park

Central Park is full of sculpture, some interesting, some not so much. The sorta gory Eagles and Prey by Christophe Fratin may not be a total show stopper, but the […]

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Aug
6

The Little Prince in New York City

LitNerd Wednesday! The Little Prince is hardly a book that suggests New York City but in reality it has a lot to do with it. Conceived by Antoine de Saint-Exupery […]

Muralsfeat
Aug
5

Pissing on Queen Elizabeth I

Once upon a time, publishing giant, William Randolph Hearst, owned the Warwick Hotel. Hearst sought out famed illustrator and muralist Dean Cornwell to transform a salon in the hotel into […]

Penrosefeat
Aug
4

Lacy Barry Gives The Penrose the Artist’s Touch

If you’ve wondered why you get a sort of magical feeling when you’ve entered The Penrose gastropub on the Upper East Side, it is probably because the entirely environment isn’t the […]

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Aug
1

Soho Art Walk

SoHo holds a special place in our hearts because many artnerds will tell you it used to be the center of the art world in the 1970s, 80s and 90s […]

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Aug
1

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 […]

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Jul
31

National Arts Club

Founded in 1898, this gorgeous Gramercy mansion is dedicated to the fostering of the arts. With incredible interiors such as Tiffany ceilings and an impeccable art collection, the club also […]

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