Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Chicago · Los Angeles · San Francisco · Seattle

  • 3109782939_cd649a9092[1]

    Patchin Place

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

     LitNerd Wednesday! Tree-lined streets are a dime a dozen in the Village but very few have the reputation of the timeless Patchin Place. This small alley populated with three story […]

    Read More
  • aperture

    Tonight! The Open Road Aperture Foundation Benefit Party with Robert Frank

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    People! I just found out the legendary Robert Frank will definitely be there tonight. If you are a photo dork like me, that will really float your boat. See you […]

    Read More
  • Michael Alan

    Video: Michael Alan-Turning a negative into a positive

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Artist Michael Alan sustained spinal and nerve damage and a serious concussion within a span of a month in 2012. With a team of friends who were dealing with their […]

    Read More
  • scopefeat

    SCOPE’s Driven By Art Contest

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Miami time is nearing! We’ll be heading to SCOPE Art Show once again. Enter SCOPE’s latest contest with FIAT to have a chance to get flown to the fair, hotel […]

    Read More
  • talk-radio

    Theater Review: Talk Radio by Cait Doyle

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    “Talking is Living” Our new intern Cait Doyle takes on Talk Radio, a new production in Long Island City. For Barry Champlain “talking is living” down at the radio station […]

    Read More
  • zhan-wangfeat

    IBM Plaza’s Oasis Sculpture Garden

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    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 […]

    Read More
  • noad

    International Center for Photography’s New Virtual Exhibition

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    If you haven’t had a chance to check out the NO AD app, do it now! Their next “virtual exhibition,” which replaces ads in the subway with art, is a […]

    Read More
  • House of Collection

    Michael Alan’s Living Installation at the Epic House of Collection

    Friday, October 17, 2014

    Tomorrow night is your change to experience something other worldly in New York, Michael Alan’s epic Living Installation will be hosted at the legendary House of Collection in Williamsburg. If […]

    Read More
  • vito

    Vito Acconci’s Schoolyard

    Friday, October 17, 2014

    Famed Masturbator and Bronx native- artist Vito Acconci strayed from jerking off under the floors of galleries and into the world of architecture and design. Acconci was asked to redesign […]

    Read More
  • feat

    London Calling: Frieze Week 2014 from Mutual Art

    Thursday, October 16, 2014

    from my latest on MutualArt   The Tower of London surrounded by Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red by Paul Cummins. Courtesy of Historic Royal Palaces. Pack your bags, London is calling! […]

    Read More
  • fungallery2

    Fun Gallery

    Thursday, October 16, 2014

    This is the first site of the eponymous graffiti gallery. I love this story from founder Patti Astor “I was meeting all the graffiti artists while we were getting the […]

    Read More
  • elbowtoefeat

    Brian Adam Douglas aka ELBOW-TOE at R Jampol Projects this Saturday

    Thursday, October 16, 2014

    I had the pleasure of working alongside Brian Adam Douglas aka ELBOW-TOE last June in Miami and am so excited to support him for this solo show that opens this […]

    Read More
  • Cariou-Patrick-from-Yes-feat

    Copyright vs. Copywrong by Addison Thompson

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    I’ve met many an artist who has had to deal with it: copyright infringement. Just what are artist’s rights? Addison Thompson takes it on for Art Nerd. Rasta hiding in […]

    Read More
  • WISHBONE1-articleLarge

    McSorley’s

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    LitNerd Wednesday! Lets get the bad out of the way — McSorley’s has this funky stale onion and beer smell and there’s no bigger display of douchebaggery than on weekend […]

    Read More
  • dandys

    VIDEO: LaChapelle Does Dandy Warhols

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    Remember when David LaChapelle took his signature saturated candy colored Amanda Lepore-filled world to the Dandy Warhol’s video? Bring back the art of the music video please!

    Read More

What's Up

aperture
Oct
21

Tonight! The Open Road Aperture Foundation Benefit Party with Robert Frank

People! I just found out the legendary Robert Frank will definitely be there tonight. If you are a photo dork like me, that will really float your boat. See you […]

Read More

Neighborhoods

3109782939_cd649a9092[1]
Oct
22

Patchin Place

 LitNerd Wednesday! Tree-lined streets are a dime a dozen in the Village but very few have the reputation of the timeless Patchin Place. This small alley populated with three story […]

rosenthal-rondo
Oct
21

Rondo by Tony Rosenthal

Tony Rosenthal’s minimalist (and mostly boring) steel public sculptures dot New York City. The giant bronzed wheel, “Rondo”, 1969, was originally displayed at 110 East 59th Street and later moved […]

zhan-wangfeat
Oct
20

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 […]

vito
Oct
17

Vito Acconci’s Schoolyard

Famed Masturbator and Bronx native- artist Vito Acconci strayed from jerking off under the floors of galleries and into the world of architecture and design. Acconci was asked to redesign […]

fungallery2
Oct
16

Fun Gallery

This is the first site of the eponymous graffiti gallery. I love this story from founder Patti Astor “I was meeting all the graffiti artists while we were getting the […]

WISHBONE1-articleLarge
Oct
15

McSorley’s

LitNerd Wednesday! Lets get the bad out of the way — McSorley’s has this funky stale onion and beer smell and there’s no bigger display of douchebaggery than on weekend […]

nyvintage1
Oct
14

Almost a Fashion Museum

Yea, New York Vintage is a store- not something Art Nerd usually covers. But the intimate Chelsea showroom feels like so much more than a place to buy vintage clothes, […]

mcny
Oct
13

Museum of the City of New York

The Met, MoMa and Guggenheim are the usually go-to museums in New York, but don’t forget about the Museum of the City of New York. You may recognize its marble stairs […]

Stieglitz-OKeefe600x340
Oct
10

Apartment of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keefe

O’Keefe and Stieglitz lived on the 30th floor when the Marriott was known as the Shelton Hotel in 1925.  Stieglitz, 23 years O’Keefe’s senior, met the young artist when he […]

Haring-2figuresfeat
Oct
9

Keith Haring Two Dancing Figures

I do love Lower Manhattan, I love wandering around and looking up at the ornate architecture like a tourist, I love reading the placards placed around indicating where the water’s […]

henry-miller-carl-van-vechten-wiki[1]
Oct
8

Williamsburg

LitNerd Wednesday! Henry Miller hated New York. A lot. So much so that he trashed the city every chance he got until his dying days (more on that below). His childhood […]

greene
Oct
7

Before White Columns- 112 Workshop

In 1970, artist Jeffrey Lew opened 112 Workshop here, a first come first serve studio and artist run space. Artists were given total control to curate their own shows and […]

lexfeat
Oct
6

The Lexington Hotel’s Art Deco Splendor

Truth be told, I love when hotels get on the art bandwagon. The beautiful Lexington Hotel in Midtown East has just been given a Jazz Age makeover by dash design, […]

AXA-Lichtenstien
Oct
3

Lichtenstein and Rosenquist at AXA

Greeted by Roy Lichtenstein’s 70 foot tall “Mural with Blue Brushstrokes”, the public spaces are dedicated to exhibition galleries and public art. The Lichtenstein was initially commissioned to compliment the […]

Powered by WP Engine

Clicky Web Analytics