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Marc Chagall’s Apartment

Marc Chagall has left his mark on New York City – Lincoln Center’s gorgeous Chagall murals are as famous as the Metropolitan Opera itself, and the United Nations building boasts […]

Peggy Loves Max

Dating artists when you are a curator or collector never works- believe you me. Yet Supercollector Peggy Guggenheim fell for Surrealist painter Max Ernst’s bohemian wiles, and the two lived […]

Museum of the City of New York

The Met, MoMa and Guggenheim are the usually go-to museums in New York, but don’t forget about the Museum of the City of New York. You may recognize its marble stairs […]

Julian Levy- Best Gallerist Ever

Forget Castelli, forget Gagosian and Deitch, the real man with the plan was Julian Levy. The future gallerist ended up introducing Surrealism to the New York art world after dropping […]

Lacy Barry Gives The Penrose the Artist’s Touch

If you’ve wondered why you get a sort of magical feeling when you’ve entered The Penrose gastropub on the Upper East Side, it is probably because the entirely environment isn’t the […]

Louise Nevelson Night Presence IV

Sculptor Louise Nevelson gifted the city of New York the Cor-Ten Night Presence IV, to celebrate her 50th anniversary of living in NYC. Before the city honored her with her […]

Czech Street Art Meets Czech Tradition

Czech artist Jakub Matuska aka MASKER may be somewhat unknown on the New York street art scene, but he is one of the leading Czech artists known all around Europe. […]

Leo Castelli Gallery

The late Leo Castelli opened his first gallery here on February 10th, 1957. A year later, Jasper Johns had his first show here, which launched the gallery’s role as the […]

Jeff Koons: Coming Soon!

Coming soon! Jeff Koons  bought these two side by side residences on the Upper East side in late 2010. The Balloon Dog creator’s new residence will be 21,500 square feet- […]

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