Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

Large Coqui by Tom Otterness

There really are Tom Otterness pieces all over New York (like my not so favorite “Life Underground”). Living around the corner from this site, Otterness has given the playground of […]

Life Underground by Tom Otterness

Tom Otterness, Life Underground, Meatpacking, Subway Art

Everyone I know loves Tom Otterness’ “Life Underground,” the Fraggle Rock Doozer-like small bronze characters inhabiting the 8th Avenue L train station. For some reason I’ve always hated them with […]

Otterness Mama Bear

I’m a fair person, so I’ve accepted the fact that some of you like  Tom Otterness. So, I guess I’ll let you know that one of his newer, cuter bronzes […]

Sculptural Escape Off 57th Street

Sometimes I really love Midtown- I know, its not “cool” but whatever, there are some great hidden gems there, and the lack of coolness make them authentic. Take for example […]

The Real Estate Show

Cuchifritos Gallery presents The Real Estate Show, What Next: 2014 with former Colab members and the first artists involved in The Real Estate Show.  Colab artists that addressed the worries of Lower East […]

No City Is an Island- Its like 1979 at Lodge Gallery This Week

I love Lodge Gallery. It has secret walls that lead to secret fun places…and not to mention they are showing innovative shows that get me going. Like tonight’s No City […]

Rat Cop by Tom Otterness at Max Fish

Tom Otterness Rat Cop

Originally part of “Life Underground” (which we all know I am not a fan of…), The Metropolitan Transit Authority asked artist Tom Otterness to remove the bronze “Rat Cop,” as it […]

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