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  • PICS: Glass House’s Splendor in the Grass

    Wednesday, June 13, 2018

    Another fantastic day of sun, art and architecture at the legendary Glass House Summer Party last weekend. Here’s some clips from the beautiful day to inspire you to attend next […]

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  • Patchin Place

    Wednesday, June 13, 2018

     Lit Nerd Wednesday! Tree-lined streets are a dime a dozen in the Village but very few have the reputation of the timeless Patchin Place. This small alley populated with three […]

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  • Keith Haring’s Pool Party

    Monday, June 11, 2018

    A total contrast from the penis-heavy mural at the LGBT Community center, Keith Haring painted this aqua themed mural in 1987 for the public pool. Classic Haring dudes dance with […]

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  • Last Chance to Grab Glass House Summer Party Tickets

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Today’s the last day to experience the splendor in the grass that is the Philip Johnson Glass House Summer Party. If you can’t make it, you can still bid on […]

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  • Philip Johnson’s Gorgeous Glass House

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Not in New York- but Connecticut is not that far! Legendary architect Philip Johnson was responsible for many iconic structures, but few have the ability to move people as much […]

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  • Celebrate ZIEMIA: Picnic on Earth at Greenpoint’s McGolrick Park This Saturday

    Tuesday, June 5, 2018

    This Saturday June 9, join the Polish Cultural institute of New York as they celebrate the community of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, which has been enriched with Polish culture for over 100 […]

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  • Thursday- Chashama’s Gala Lights up Times Square

    Tuesday, June 5, 2018

    Chashama’s yearly gala is in the old offices of Vogue is almost here! Save the date for next Thursday, June 7 at 4 Times Square.  Support affordable space for artists […]

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  • “Bottles + Cans” by Joe Iurato opens Thursday at Castle Fitzjohns

    Tuesday, June 5, 2018

    “Bottles + Cans” by Joe Iurato Opening reception, Thursday June 7th, 7pm – 10pm Today’s art world is saturated with subject matter that is a reflection of our times, (as […]

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  • Comme de Garcons Building

    Tuesday, June 5, 2018

    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. […]

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  • I Take My Latte With a Side of Renaissance Art- Caffe Reggio

    Friday, June 1, 2018

    In a city of Starbucks and chain stores, it is truly a privilege to be able to experience a cappuccino from the original café who introduced espresso to New York […]

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  • Save the date: The Glass House Summer Party June 9

    Thursday, May 24, 2018

    My absolute FAVORITE event is coming up on June 9th- Philip Johnson’s Glass House Summer Party. Tickets are spendy but the fete is a total dream- guests are given a […]

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  • Maxfield Parrish’s Painted Fart- and the Bloody Mary

    Thursday, May 24, 2018

    The fantastical Gold Age-illustrated world of Maxfield Parrish lives forever at one of New York’s ritziest bars, the King Cole at the St. Regis Hotel. Hanging above the bar where […]

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  • Keith Haring’s Bathroom

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    One of Keith Haring’s final goodbyes to New York before AIDS took him from this world in 1990 was perhaps one of his most personal, portraying the artist’s celebration of […]

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  • Moonbird by Joan Miro

    Monday, May 14, 2018

    Before Joan Miro’s 14 foot Moonbird sat in front of the north side of the Solow Building, Sheldon Solow had an Alexander Calder mobile installed- only to see it blown […]

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  • Gotham Book Mart

    Wednesday, May 9, 2018

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! Oh, the plight of the independent bookstore and it’s increasingly likelihood of extinction — like many towns and cities across the country New York City can’t escape this […]

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What's Up

Jun
6

Last Chance to Grab Glass House Summer Party Tickets

Today’s the last day to experience the splendor in the grass that is the Philip Johnson Glass House Summer Party. If you can’t make it, you can still bid on […]

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Neighborhoods

Marcel Duchamp
Apr
19

Chasing Marcel Duchamp Around New York

During his lifetime, visionaire Surrealist, Cubist and Dadaist, Marcel Duchamp took residence in New York many times.  In 1915, after the declaration of World War 1, he fled Europe, moving  into a […]

Apr
11

The Poetry Center

Lit Nerd Wednesday! It’s a drag to write about places completely vanished or just a shell of their former glory so it feels good to talk about something still very […]

Apr
10

Dali at the St. Regis

The St. Regis Hotel is in my opinion, the most opulent and grand hotel in New York. I love it. I also love that every fall and winter in the 1960s […]

Apr
3

Jackson Pollock’s “Penthouse”

In 2011, the apartment of art history’s favorite alcoholic, Jackson Pollock, came up for sale on Carmine Street. Billed a “penthouse,” the smallish 800 square foot apartment is more like […]

Mar
30

Rondo by Tony Rosenthal

Tony Rosenthal’s minimalist (and mostly boring) steel public sculptures dot New York City. The giant bronzed wheel, “Rondo”, 1969, was originally displayed at 110 East 59th Street and later moved […]

Mar
25

Marisol’s Memorial on the Water

French-Venezuelan sculptor  Marisol is more known for her roles in Andy Warhol films and Pop Art sculptures. But the artist was also chosen for her design for the American Merchant […]

Picasso, Bust of Sylvette, NYU, Noho
Mar
19

Picasso’s Bust of Sylvette

New York University seems to have bought up this entire city. The Brutalist “Silver Towers” off Bleecker Street were designed in by I.M.Pei’s (who is most famous for designing the […]

Mar
14

The Algonquin Hotel

Lit Nerd Wednesday! “This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” “You can lead a horticulture but you can’t make her […]

Mar
5

A BALL FIT FOR DALI

Back in the 1930s, Caresse Crosby was the socialite talk of the town, known not only for inventing the modern bra (boob caresser) but also for throwing the best parties […]

Mar
5

East West Gate

Although Yuyu Yang’s sculptures are inspired by natures, his giant reflective East West Gate reflects Wall Street behind it. Hovering in front of the Orient Overseas Building since 1973, the […]

Mar
1

Warhol and 25 Sams

Who would’ve associated the Upper East Side with Pop Art? Built in 1889 by Plaza Hotel architect Henry Hardenbergh (he also designed the Dakota), Andy Warhol bought this modest townhouse […]

Feb
28

Bedford Street

  Lit Nerd Wednesday! My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends— It gives a lovely light! First […]

Feb
27

Peace Fountain of Allegory

St John the Divine at 112th St is worth a pilgramage- for art. Aside from the famed Haring altar piece, the cathedral is flanked by a giant allegorical sculpture that […]

Feb
26

Jose Parla Diary of Brooklyn

The new Barclays Center Stadium in Downtown Brooklyn opened with some controversy and pizazz. Locals hate the traffic it’ll bring, soda drinkers were pissed because it was the first location to […]

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