Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

Willem de Kooning’s Studio of Depression

In 1946, things weren’t great for Willem de Kooning. His marriage to Elaine de Kooning was increasingly on the rocks. After a Spring of depression and showing up around town […]

Bronze Plaques of Union Square

I bet you’ve never noticed these bronze plaques on the ground surrounding Union Square before. I know, you were too busy looking at the break dancers/tourists/green market/healing art sellers, but […]

I Shot Andy Warhol

In 1967, the  building that Warhol’s Silver Factory was in on East 47th was being torn down, so he moved it to the 6th Floor of the Union Square Decker […]

National Arts Club

Founded in 1898, this gorgeous Gramercy mansion is dedicated to the fostering of the arts. With incredible interiors such as Tiffany ceilings and an impeccable art collection, the club also […]

Max’s Kansas City- Like no other

Its so weird that the weird deli place called Bread & Butter  was once the coolest hang out in New York (or anything on Park Avenue South for that matter). […]

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 […]

Warhol’s High Security Factory

After the whole Valerie Solanas shooting Warhol incident, the Factory was packed up and moved up the block to a higher security building. Bullet proof doors, closed-circuit surveillance, and secret […]

Metronome

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 […]

Keith Haring’s Bathroom

In the 80s, Keith Haring’s murals could be found all over New York, including one very special bathroom. The men’s room at the Lesbian Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center […]

Street Art x Spotify

The New York offices of Spotify are home to not only music lovers, but also a mini street art gallery.  Curated by Redboy, the office walls have been transformed into […]

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