Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

Danceteria

Like most 1980s art meccas in New York, the epic Danceteria club, where Keith Haring was a busboy, is of course now luxury condos. Madonna worked there as a hat […]

Circle in the Square

Lit Nerd Wednesday! The cliché images of poetry and jazz are well engrained in the pop culture psyche of the 1950s and the Beat Generation. The seeds of that image were […]

Messengers, Two-Person show, You Jung Byun and Yuzuru Akimoto

Children’s book illustrator You Jung Byun is mostly known to the younger set, but her beautifully imaginative illustrations can be enjoyed by any age. Byun is also the prettier-half of […]

Sunset Park

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Sunset Park may not give off the hip image of Brooklyn blanketing the zeitgeist in modern day pop culture but in the late 1940s and 50s it […]

Manual Digital Curated by Beth Waldman at Space 151

Planes of light and dark in contrasting colors counteract one another, revealing remarkable complexity in the works on view as part of Manual Digital, an exhibit highlighting eight artists in […]

Rothko and The Four Seasons: Those Sons of Bitches

The Four Seasons Restaurant is one of the swankiest places to have a meal in New York- so swanky that Mark Rothko decided he didn’t want his paintings hung there. […]

Crash, Bio and Nick – “The Collaborations” opening Thursday 3/9

CRASH BIO Nick Walker A show over a year in the making…join us for the opening of our “The Collaborations” show, sponsored by Ilegal Mezcal on Thursday, March 9 from 7-10pm. Space is […]

The Golden Swan Garden

  Lit Nerd Wednesday! It’s hard to imagine when walking past the corner of West 4th and Sixth Avenue that on that little slice of greenery once stood a place […]

Gracie Mansion Gallery site

The artistic spirit of the East Village of the 1980s was one I dream about, and live through movies like “Downtown 81”, “Slaves of New York” and modern period movies […]

Art on Paper featuring Tahiti Pehrson as curated by Lynzy Blair

The only fair dedicated solely to one medium, the fair returns for the third year to celebrate artists who transform ordinary paper into delicate, detailed and meticulous works of art. […]

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