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Jun
5

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

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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Neighborhoods

Nov
14

Botero’s Adam and Eve aka Golden Dong

Fernando Botero is known for his luscious curvaceous figures in sculpture and painting, some just refer to it as “fat.” Trained as a matador and set designer, Botero has declared […]

360 West 11th Street
Nov
13

Palazzo Chupi

It was originally bright pink and named after a lollipop, that sounds about right. Julian Schnabel’s homage to himself, Palazzo Chupi, rises like a pink Barbie house in the West […]

Nov
7

The Carlton Arms

“Art hotels” have been popping up more and more these days, and I couldn’t be happier. One of the originals in New York is the Carlton Arms. Full of junkies, […]

Nov
6

A Bit of the Berlin Wall

This out of place street art in Midtown is actually an important part of history. In the little pedestrian plaza where the area corporate drones have their lunch, is this […]

Oct
30

LOVE! by Robert Indiana

I had naively originally thought Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture was unique to Philadelphia’s LOVE park. I couldn’t have been more wrong. The original image was designed for the Museum of […]

Oct
27

Party Celebrating Sculptors Guild’s 80th Anniversary on Halloween Set to Stun

Mark it down: 5-9 pm on Tuesday, Oct 31st – Jim Kempner is the place to be, where Sculptors Guild will be holding its 80th anniversary gala honoring sculptor Lin […]

Oct
25

Bemelmans Bar

Lit Nerd Wednesday! I have a bit of a dilemma – I love vintage hotel bars but my archivist salary says NO! Of course I still like to indulge from […]

Oct
19

Joie de Vivre

Mark Di Suvero’s Joie de Vivre was pretty much totally off my radar for a long time. I’ve passed it a zillion times, and just couldn’t get into it. His […]

Oct
18

East Village

Lit Nerd Wednesday! “A sad park of Autumn, late Saturday afternoon — leaves by now so dry they make a general rattle and a little girl in a green knit […]

Oct
16

Pen and Brush

Since 1894, Pen & Brush has been an international organization supporting women in the arts- visual, performance and literary. Founded by Mary and Janet Lewis, the club took residence in […]

Oct
4

The Golden Swan Garden

  Lit Nerd Wednesday! It’s hard to imagine when walking past the corner of West 4th and Sixth Avenue that on that little slice of greenery once stood a place […]

Oct
2

Leo Villareal Volume

Inspired by the lights of nearby Times Square, Art Nerd New York  favorite Leo Villareal was commissioned to create a gorgeous glowing installation for the lobby of the Durst Corporation […]

Sep
21

Lee Bontecou is Frightening

Lee Bontecou’s futuristic and ominous works are at once painting and sculpture. Made from steel frames and recycled canvas (like conveyor belts and mail sacks, rather than fine artist’s canvas), […]

Sep
20

The Little Prince in New York City

Lit Nerd Wednesday! The Little Prince is hardly a book that suggests New York City but in reality it has a lot to do with it. Conceived by Antoine de […]

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