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    Sophia Wallace and the Neon Clit

    Friday, May 27, 2016

    Sophia Wallace first came into my periphery when she made a splash at Scope New York several years ago with her iconic “CLITERACY” pieces. For her recent solo show at […]

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    Earth Room by Walter DeMaria

    Friday, May 27, 2016

    There are a few things I am slightly obsessed with. At least to the point that I force friends to at least attempt mutual appreciation- Edward James. Niagara Falls (especially […]

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    Save the Date! Amref Health Africa Art Ball- June 8

    Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Save the date for June 8!Please join myself, Liya Kebede, El Anatsui, Jack Shainman and Carol Jenkins as we honor Wangechi Mutu and celebrate Contemporary African Art on June 8, 2016! Amref Health Africa is the largest […]

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    Bedford Street

    Wednesday, May 25, 2016

      Lit Nerd Wednesday! My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends— It gives a lovely light! First […]

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    She’s So Unusual

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

    Cyndi Lauper‘s She’s So Unusual is one of my favorite albums, and not just because I know every song by heart. The album artwork reeks of 80s New York history- […]

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    After the Spring Fling is the After Party

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

    The Lower East Side Girls Club’s Prom-themed Spring Fling is finally tomorrow, and you know I’ve been promoting it day in and out. But for my friends who can’t pony […]

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    This is Your Last Chance for Fame- Models Wanted for Massive Logan Hicks Mural

    Friday, May 20, 2016

    Last chance kiddies! Models wanted! On Sunday, May 22nd at noon, Logan Hicks and I will be staging a photo shoot with 100+ friends, family and strangers. The shoot will […]

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    It’s Back! The Summer Party at the Philip Johnson Glass House

    Friday, May 20, 2016

    My favorite event of the year is coming up on June 11! The annual Glass House Summer Party in New Canaan, CT.  Yes, it is pricey, but it is well […]

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    IBM Plaza’s Oasis Sculpture Garden

    Thursday, May 19, 2016

    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 […]

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    TONIGHT: One Or the Other Opens at the High Line Loft

    Thursday, May 19, 2016

    Opening tonight- the unstoppable Natalie Kates teams up with curator Anne Huntington for ONE OR THE OTHER, a two person show featuring the work of Jared Flaming and Eric Helvie. The […]

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    VIDEO: Jim McKenzie’s LOST MAGIC

    Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    Our friend Jim McKenzie has an epic show opening at Copro Gallery in LA on June 4. Check out this INCREDIBLE trailer for his show! So cool. LOST MAGIC – […]

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    INTERVIEW: Eric Helvie on One Or The Other

    Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    Eric Helvie’s iconic Cyclops was the “face” of the Roxy’s Surrealist Ball last New Year’s Eve, holding court both in the lobby and on our adorable disposable camera party favors. […]

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    Rubin415 – New York / Scandinavia

    Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    I had the pleasure of interviewing Brooklyn-based Scandinavian artist Rubin415 for my forthcoming book (look out January 2017!) His murals and studio work have long entranced me with his fusion […]

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    INTERVIEW: Jared Flaming talks One Or The Other, Opening at High Line Loft

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    This week, the colorful work of Jared Flaming is part of a two-person exhibition, One Or the Other, curated by Natalie Kates and Anne Huntington, which opens May 17th  to […]

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    Mudd Club

    Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    Everyone who became someone hung out at Tribeca’s Mudd Club from 1978 until 1983. The loft itself was owned by Ross Bleckner, the fourth floor was a gallery curated by […]

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May
27

Sophia Wallace and the Neon Clit

Sophia Wallace first came into my periphery when she made a splash at Scope New York several years ago with her iconic “CLITERACY” pieces. For her recent solo show at […]

Read More

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Walter deMaria, Earth Room. Land art, DIA foundation
May
27

Earth Room by Walter DeMaria

There are a few things I am slightly obsessed with. At least to the point that I force friends to at least attempt mutual appreciation- Edward James. Niagara Falls (especially […]

Millay
May
25

Bedford Street

  Lit Nerd Wednesday! My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends— It gives a lovely light! First […]

lauperfeat
May
24

She’s So Unusual

Cyndi Lauper‘s She’s So Unusual is one of my favorite albums, and not just because I know every song by heart. The album artwork reeks of 80s New York history- […]

zhan-wangfeat
May
19

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 […]

Muddfeat
May
17

Mudd Club

Everyone who became someone hung out at Tribeca’s Mudd Club from 1978 until 1983. The loft itself was owned by Ross Bleckner, the fourth floor was a gallery curated by […]

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May
16

Tony Rosenthal, Alamo

Great news! The beloved “Cube” will FINALLY return to Astor place in June, after lengthy restoration in Jerz! There’s no basement in this Alamo either. Seminal Cor-ten steel artist Tony […]

Fujiko Nakaya's Veil envelops the Glass House
May
12

Philip Johnson’s Gorgeous Glass House

Not in New York- but Connecticut is not that far! Legendary architect Philip Johnson was responsible for many iconic structures, but few have the ability to move people as much […]

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May
11

Cafe Le Metro

LitNerd Wednesday! I’d like to think I know a thing or two about the lost literary haunts of NYC but the wonderful thing about old Manhatto is just when you […]

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May
9

Theodore Roszak’s Sentinel

Being a connoisseur of all things Eastern Bloc – art, men, prisons – I don’t know how Theodore Roszak’s Sentinel sculpture has escaped me all the years I’ve lived in […]

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May
5

Beau Stanton’s Paulaner Wheelhouse Facade

Beau Stanton‘s piece for Manhattan goes beyond the mural, and is instead the entire facade of the new Paulaner beer hall on The Bowery. An artwork in conjunction with the […]

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May
4

That’s Not a Calder

At first glance, I thought the red sculpture outside 909 Third Avenue was one of Alexander Calder’s stabiles. The bright piece is actually by Ann Gillen, an artist who uses […]

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May
3

Le Train Bleu- a vintage train atop Bloomingdale’s

I’ve always admired the Art Deco-era signage on Bloomingdale’s from the 1930s, but I had no idea an architectural gem I would become obsessed with was nestled on its roof. In […]

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May
2

Museum at FIT

The museum at my graduate school alma mater may be small, but it packs a punch. The Museum at FIT is not only free, but always has some sort of […]

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Apr
29

Louise Nevelson Park

Russian born Louise Nevelson began her shallow relief sculptures in the 1930s. She moved from studying in New York to Munich to assist Diego Rivera, causing a huge rift between […]

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