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May
5

Swoon and Swizz Beatz VIP Opening to Launch Heliotrope Foundation

Swoon has always given back to the community, and her latest exhibition, The Road by Walking, is no different. The series of large scale portraits and intimate case study drawings of […]

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Neighborhoods

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May
5

Confucius Bronze

I do love Chinatown. As smelly, and crowded it is, with fish being thrown everywhere and who knows what you just stepped in (NEVER wear opened toed shoes), it makes […]

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May
4

Sculpture of William Tecumseh Sherman

Sculptor and designer for coins for the US Mint, Augustus Saint Gaudens studied at Cooper Union and the National Academy of Design. He began casting bronze for Civil War memorials, […]

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May
1

Beau Stanton’s Cursum Perficio mural

Beau Stanton‘s beautiful Cursum Perficio is the latest permanent mural to enliven the dwindling Little Italy neighborhood (which is slowly being swallowed up by Chinatown). The  L.I.S.A. Project (Little Italy […]

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Apr
30

Bannerman Castle of Curiosities

You don’t have to go to Europe to explore castle ruins- just a 60 minute train ride from Grand Central is the epic architectural gem, Bannerman Castle. I first spotted […]

Burroughs
Apr
29

The Bunker

LitNerd Wednesday! Where do I start when it comes to William S. Burroughs? From the moment he stepped foot in New York City it was high drama, be it mingling […]

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Apr
28

Lee Bontecou is Frightening

Lee Bontecou’s futuristic and ominous works are at once painting and sculpture. Made from steel frames and recycled canvas (like conveyor belts and mail sacks, rather than fine artist’s canvas), […]

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Apr
27

Weapons of Destruction Transformed into art- Carl McCrow’s History Interrupted

This Thursday, Carl McCrow’s series discussing international arms proliferation opens at Hoerle-Guggenheim gallery, an exhibition of sculptural works made from repurposed weapons sourced from areas of conflict. Hoerle-Guggenheim Gallery is […]

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Apr
27

Damien Hirst’s Sanctuary- Other Criteria

Damien Hirst is known for many things: a $100 million diamond skull, a $12 million stuffed shark, splitting animals in half, loving dots, catching butterflies, rising from YBA to one […]

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Apr
24

5 in 1

Of all of Tony Rosenthal’s sculptures around New York, the saddest is “5 in 1,” which has definitely seen better days. Hidden behind 1 Police Plaza near City Hall, the […]

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Apr
23

Gramercy Park Hotel

The Gramercy Park Hotel, situated just off New York’s exclusive private park, is fancy.  It is evident in every detail in every facet of the hotel that it was created by […]

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Apr
21

Dancin’ With Dali

Sometimes I try to imagine what it would be like minding my own business on the dance floor (while werkin’ it of course), and running into the likes of Salvador […]

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Apr
20

Leo Villareal Volume

Inspired by the lights of nearby Times Square, Art Nerd New York  favorite Leo Villareal was commissioned to create a gorgeous glowing installation for the lobby of the Durst Corporation […]

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