Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

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 […]

Coenties Slip Group

The little strip called Coenties Slip was home to a group of artists in the 1950s headed by Robert Indiana. Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, James Rosenquist and Jack Youngerman had […]

City Hall Station

The subways truly amaze me. From thinking about how they were built over a hundred years ago with lesser construction technology, to the fact that they transport over 5 million […]

Berlin Wall in Battery Park

In 1982, French artist Thierry Noir moved to West Berlin, chasing the music scene created when David Bowie and Iggy Pop moved to the German city. Over the course of […]

Art Deco Splendor on Exchange

We love the art in the architecture of New York, and were stopped dead in our tracks when passing 20 Exchange Street. The doors at the former City Bank Farmers […]

Isamu Noguchi- Red Cube

Isamu Noguchi’s prolific career spanned from the 1920s until his death in 1988. Raised in Japan by his American mother (he is the illegitimate son of Japanese poet Yone Noguchi), […]

Cannon’s Walk

More history than art, Cannon’s Walk is one of my favorite hidden New York history sites, that I want to share with you- so there! This historic buildings that line […]

Louise Nevelson Park

Russian born Louise Nevelson began her shallow relief sculptures in the 1930s. She moved from studying in New York to Munich to assist Diego Rivera, causing a huge rift between […]

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 […]

Site of Richard Serra’s Tilted Arc

Richard Serra, Tilted Arch, Lower Manhattan

On this site in front of the Javits Federal Building stood the controversial 120 foot long CorTen Steel “Tilted Arc” by Richard Serra. The piece was commissioned by the United […]

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