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    VIDEO: The Making of Logan Hicks’ Destination Unknown

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Basel is over, but I wanted to share this video on how the beautiful anodized aluminum pieces for Destination Unknown, the project by Logan Hicks I exhibited at SCOPE, came […]

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    The Algonquin Hotel

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    LitNerd Wednesday! “This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” “You can lead a horticulture but you can’t make her think“ […]

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    Nu Hotel’s New Rooms

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    We’re loving the new art suites at Brooklyn’s NU Hotel. Here are a few- a total treat to sleep in!    

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    Gordon Matta Clark’s Home Sweet Home

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    For a year or so, the bar Home Sweet Home on Chrystie was my go-to for a guaranteed dance party in Manhattan on the weekends. As all things are cyclical, […]

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    New York Lights Light Up the Flatiron

    Monday, December 15, 2014

    Embrace the winter holiday season and stop by the iconic Flatiron building after work to view the dazzling New York Light installation. Designed by INABA, the glittering LED sculptural piece […]

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    Tenth of Always with Andy Warhol and Candy Darling

    Monday, December 15, 2014

    Tenth of Always (currently The Madelyn) was a happening gay afterhours restaurant in the heart of the Village, frequented by Andy Warhol and Lou Reed. The place was run by […]

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    Not Blu- My Fave Mural in Berlin is Getting Buffed

    Friday, December 12, 2014

    This Blu mural was the first to welcome me to Berlin when I first arrived in 2008, it was an icon in Kreuzberg! And now look- getting buffed. Bummed.

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    The Haunting Spectacle of Untitled Theatre Company #61’s Velvet Oratorio

    Friday, December 12, 2014

    Sweeping. Poignant. Elegiac.   The range of emotions the audience ricochets through over the course of The Velvet Oratorio, a historical re-telling of the Velvet Revolution which occurred in former […]

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    Paper Monster x Faile x Castor Gallery

    Friday, December 12, 2014

    Tonight!Castor Gallery is proud to host Paper Monster’s first expansive exhibition that celebrates the body of work created with their favorite artists over the last seven years in New York City. Please […]

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    Ron English’s Popaganda Ball at Tribeca Grand on New Year’s Eve

    Thursday, December 11, 2014

    Save the date! Natalie Kates and I have joined forces with Grand Life Hotels to bring you the best New Year’s Eve ever! Join us for the Ron English Popaganda […]

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    Patrick Lichty at IFAC: Rise of the Machines

    Thursday, December 11, 2014

    Second Life. Laser-cut toast. Space Invaders x Judgement Day (the movie, not the Bible version) on a wall tapestry. Patrick Lichty parades all of these subjects and more, culminating in […]

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    Paper Monster x Faile x BAST and More at Castor Gallery

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

    Castor Gallery is proud to host Paper Monster’s first expansive exhibition that celebrates the body of work created with their favorite artists over the last seven years in New York […]

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    The Pulitzer Fountain

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014

    The ultimate post-mortem vanity plate to himself, Joseph Pulitzer left $50,000 for the Pulitzer Fountain, to be erected in Grand Army Plaza at the South Eastern tip of Central Park. […]

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    VIDEO: Swoon’s Dithyrambalina in New Orleans

    Monday, December 8, 2014

    I’m currently on the road driving from Miami to LA. We should be hitting New Orleans later tonight – I so wish I could have experienced Swoon’s gorgeous Dithyrambalina at the […]

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    Life: Curated Merry Crunkmas

    Monday, December 8, 2014

    Life imitates art imitates art, right? Brooklyn’s Life: Curated store isn’t an art gallery, but they stock beautiful things that make you bring the whole life/art thing closer together. Tomorrow […]

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Dec
17

VIDEO: The Making of Logan Hicks’ Destination Unknown

Basel is over, but I wanted to share this video on how the beautiful anodized aluminum pieces for Destination Unknown, the project by Logan Hicks I exhibited at SCOPE, came […]

Read More

Neighborhoods

dorothyparker[1]
Dec
17

The Algonquin Hotel

LitNerd Wednesday! “This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” “You can lead a horticulture but you can’t make her think“ […]

Dec
16

Artist Talk- Thomas Struth at NY Public Library

Tonight, hear legendary photographer Thomas Struth speak at the NY Public Library! It’ll be a goodie. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 7 – 9 p.m. PROGRAM LOCATIONS: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, […]

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Dec
16

Gordon Matta Clark’s Home Sweet Home

For a year or so, the bar Home Sweet Home on Chrystie was my go-to for a guaranteed dance party in Manhattan on the weekends. As all things are cyclical, […]

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Dec
15

VIDEO: Andrew Jeffrey Wright Makes an Awesome Music Video for Dan Deacon

From the mind of the great Andrew Jeffrey Wright! Loving this new video he created and directed for Dan Deacon. FUNZO  

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Dec
15

Tenth of Always with Andy Warhol and Candy Darling

Tenth of Always (currently The Madelyn) was a happening gay afterhours restaurant in the heart of the Village, frequented by Andy Warhol and Lou Reed. The place was run by […]

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Dec
11

Woolworth Building

So, Woolworth’s is no more. But Frank W. Woolworth’s tribute to capitalism remains. The neo-Gothic building, designed by Cass Gilbert, was the tallest and most modern building in 1913- and […]

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Dec
9

The Pulitzer Fountain

The ultimate post-mortem vanity plate to himself, Joseph Pulitzer left $50,000 for the Pulitzer Fountain, to be erected in Grand Army Plaza at the South Eastern tip of Central Park. […]

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Dec
8

The Jane Hotel

The Jane is a maritime themed budget hotel with great décor. Patrons stay in cruise ship style rooms, as the building was originally built in 1908 as a hotel for […]

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Dec
5

Diva in the Subway

Gleaming in a gold dress with red hair, could it be…me? No, silly! Deep in the subway station of the 1 train at West 66th Street, aka Lincoln Center, are […]

Tony Goldman, Henry Chalfant, Swoon, Francoise Schien, Subway Map Floating on a NY Sidewalk, 110 Green Street, Soho art
Dec
4

Subway Map Floating on a NY Sidewalk

The late Tony Goldman’s headquarters in Soho is chock full of art, from Henry Chalfant and Swoons in the lobby, to every inch of each tenants’ spaces on every floor. […]

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Dec
3

Carl Van Vechten’s Studio

LitNerd Wednesday! He may sound unfamiliar today but do an image search by his name and his subjects will look very recognizable. Actors, musicians and writers spanning three decades were […]

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Dec
2

DeMedici’s Butt- Caffe Reggio

Treat your ass like a DeMedici! Unless you go to NYU, most New Yorkers avoid the cheesiness that has become MacDougal Street. Most of the bars have built in beer […]

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Dec
1

The 300 Club- the Center of Culture in the 1920s

What is now the London Hotel on West 54th Street, was once the clandestine hang out of Clara Bow, Rudolph Valentino, Irving Berlin, Gloria Swanson, some Chryslers, Vanderbilts and Whitneys. […]

Tom Otterness, Life Underground, Meatpacking, Subway Art
Nov
28

Life Underground by Tom Otterness

Everyone I know loves Tom Otterness’ “Life Underground,” the Fraggle Rock Doozer-like small bronze characters inhabiting the 8th Avenue L train station. For some reason I’ve always hated them with […]

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