Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

PS Os Gemeos

I really, really miss when Os Gemeos had their turn at the Houston Mural- it was by far the best and most complex as far as I’m concerned! But I […]

Dan Flavin at Dia

The Dia Foundation‘s Chelsea headquarters may be gone, but the building remains to be used by the arts (most recently for the Outsiders Art Fair). Aside from continuing to be […]

7,000 Oaks by Joseph Beuys

Possibly the most important German artist of the post World War II 20th Century, Joseph Beuys was a sculptor, performance artist, installation artist, graphic artist and art theorist. When I think […]

Largest Video Wall In the World (almost)

The crazy Frank Gehry designed IAC building caused a stir when it popped up amongst the galleries in the Chelsea Arts District- to some, marking the moment that Chelsea was […]

Chelsea Market

The Chelsea Market was once the site of the biscuit monopoly of the United States. Formerly a giant Nabisco Factory, everything from Oreos to Saltines were baked here and at […]

Comme de Garcons Building

The Comme de Garcons building on West 22nd Street is set amidst a heavily art-ed area, with Beuy’s 7,000 Oaks a slew of galleries and the Chelsea Art Museum on the same street. […]

Jim Kempner Fine Art

Chelsea is a sea of white box galleries, one building looking like the next since it was formerly all warehouses. It is easy to lose your bearings- unless of course […]

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, […]

Louise Bourgeois- Sanctum on 20th Street

I used to walk past the late, great Louise Bourgeois’ legendary brownstone home and studio on 20th Street every day on my way to work. The Abstract Expressionist sculptor was […]

Paul Kasmin Shop

We love Paul Kasmin Gallery (who shows our fave Kenny Scharf!) but what I love even more is the accessibility of the Paul Kasmin Store- just around the corner from […]

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