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Christie’s Auction House

Many people don’t realize that Auction houses are essentially free museums. So much important work from art history gets passed from private hands to private hands, occasionally lent to a […]

Light and Movement at Rockefeller Center

Behind the heavyweight Atlas sculpture that upstages 630 Fifth Avenue is a tranquil artwork of light and sculpture that transforms the lobby of the International Building as an art gallery. […]

Atlas Shrugged

The Art Deco-style giant bronze of Atlas, carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders, caused quite a stir when it was installed in 1937. First of all, the […]

The History of Transportation in gorgeous crimson and gold

The often missed lobby of 10 Rockefeller may be directly next to the Today Show concerts, but for some reason it is totally under the radar- which is a shame […]

Rockefeller Center Week!

This week at Art Nerd New York we’ll have our first ever theme- Rockefeller Center Week. I recently took an informative tour of the incredible Art Deco artworks all around the […]

Noguchi’s NEWS

The massive steel sculpture that rises above the entrance to 50 Rock is by none other than sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Weighing in at a whopping 9 tonnes, the piece was […]

Elmgreen & Dragset’s Van Gogh’s Ear at Rockefeller Center

I think perhaps by biggest art crush on a duo HAS to be on the incredible Elmgreen & Dragset (whose Prada Marfa I visited last year in Texas). Their latest […]

Jeff Koons Blooms All Over Rockefeller Center

Its here! Jeff Koon’s giant living flowery Split Rocker has bloomed all over Rockefeller Center. It will hold court looking over the restaurant that the ice rink usually occupies until […]

Jeff Koons at Rockefeller Center Looks Like a Robot

It doesn’t open until next week, but its kinda cool to go watch Jeff Koons’ Split-Rocker come into creation at Rockefeller Center. The giant pony/dinosaur head will be covered in […]

Artist Talk: Ugo Rondinone

Public Art Fund Talks at The New School Wednesday, May 8, 6:30pm The New School, John Tishman Auditorium 66 West 12th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Tickets: $10 or […]

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