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The Oscar Wilde Temple Calls Us to Prayer

To many in New York, Oscar Wilde is thought of with fondness; a gateway out of adolescence in our small towns, a romantic, a gay icon- even the subject of […]

The Palladium

Another take over by NYU (who are slowly owning this whole city), was New York’s most famous nightclub, The Palladium. The one time concert hall was built in 1927 and […]

O: Solo Exhibition of Paintings by Eric Helvie Opens September 7th

Helvie’s newest paintings capture loading Instagram images initially taken as screen captures from the artist’s personal feed and then painstakingly rendered in oils. The seven new works seamlessly move between […]


Lit Nerd 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 […]


Most people I know say “What the hell is that thing? What is it counting?” as they point to the smoking, giant wall piece that is posted on the south […]

John Johnson

Poor Seward Johnson, nobody takes him seriously. And other than the proximity of Double Check to the World Trade Towers, why should they? Another of John Seward Johnson’s life-sized bronzes […]

MidnightMoment- MSHR’s Convolution Weave~Lattice Domain

This month, get psychedelic in Times Square for Midnight Moment. In partnership with Upfor Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist MSHR’s Convolution Weave~Lattice Domain on Times Square’s electronic billboards from […]

Minetta Tavern

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Minetta Tavern has a different identity these days, one of wall-to-wall people, expensive meals and cocktails and reservations hard to come by but in the 1940s it […]

Jon Burgerman’s It’s Great to Create Released on Chronicle Books

Jon Burgerman is one of the most fun and creative artists I know. His doodles always have me laughing, and he has always been great at taking them to the […]

Noguchi Was a Babe

It was a bum out that Hurricane Sandy damaged a whole bunch of Isamu Noguchi’s works in storage in Long Island City, but all the Googling about it made us discover […]

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