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The World's Toughest Trip? It's Trying to Go Home

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Peter Mandel

This is New York's Chelsea, the area where I grew up, and I am home for the first time in years. Maybe it's the strain of all this edgy art, but my neighborhood is more stressful than I remember.

The Monte Cristo Burger

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

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PHOTOS: Melissa Brown On Dadarhea, Philosophy And Her Mixed Media Art At Beautiful/Decay

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via Beautiful Decay) Ventured over to Brooklyn to see what visual awesomeness Melissa Brown was up to in her studio. Melissa had the studio organiz...

Francesco Vezzoli's 'Sacrilegio' And The Supermodel Of Sorrows

Matthew Milliner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matthew Milliner

Sacrilegio suggests our glossy magazine covers serve as Madonnas once did. If Vezzoli's show is disturbing, it's because we should be disturbed by our misplaced trust.

GRUDGE MATCH: Previewing Barcelona vs. Real Madrid And More Top Soccer Matchups

New York Times | ROB HUGHES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

High adrenaline, did I say? All of the other weekend fixtures are mere warm-up acts to El Clásico. Fueled by regional identity, and decorated by some...

The Artist's Time and Place in Echo Park

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

Right here, right now, Echo Park in Los Angeles is a mad bonfire of energy and passion, a white flame that can burn no brighter.

Interview: The Roadmap with Vimeo

Ramon Nuez | Posted 10.20.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

In a tour of Vimeo's Chelsea offices, Andrew Pile, VP of Product and Development, introduced himself. We came to find out that Andrew is somewhat of a Vimeo historian.

Is Andre Balazs Buying The Chelsea Hotel?

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Andre Balazs is eyeing the fabled Chelsea Hotel. Spies at the 250-room property with a history of housing New York's artistic and eccentric set spotte...

Mika Rottenberg's "Squeeze" Becomes What It Critiques

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

You don't have to be a Trotskyite to see that Mika Rottenberg's provocative video is politically problematic on a number of levels. Her indictment of Western managerial exploitation? It leaves much to be desired.

PHOTO: Chelsea & 50 In Bed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Chelsea Handler continues to fan the flames of rumors that she and 50 Cent are dating. "I don't know why anyone thinks I would ever date a rapper," ...

Rare Bar & Grill Chelsea: 50% Off Burgers, Steak Dinner & Rooftop Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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PHOTOS: Harrison Ford Selling $16 Million Dollar Chelsea Loft

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Harrison Ford is leaving Chelsea behind as he places his 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom loft on the market for $16 million. The City Prairie property at 206...

Chelsea Digs

Susan Fogwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

The Draycott Hotel truly feels like a home-away-from-home where one can imagine living in a stately London home, if only temporarily.

Easy Reader: Steve Martin's An Object of Beauty Is An Object of Flawed Beauty

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Steve Martin may be a wild and crazy guy elsewhere but when it comes to his new novel, An Object of Beauty, set squarely in Manhattan's art-and-commerce world, he's serious.

'Fraiser' Buys $6.5 Million Dollar Chelsea Pad

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Post and Curbed are reporting that 'Fraiser' star and recent gossip column regular, Kelsey Grammer, has purchased a $6.5 million dollar a...

Hour Tours: Bill's Chelsea Pad Goes All Black (PHOTOS)

| Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Name: Bill Indursky Location: Chelsea -- New York, New York Size: 350 square feet Years lived in: 17 -- owned Paint it black? Only a true design mave...

Modernist (R)evolution in Chelsea: The Premiere of Adi Da Samraj

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

2010-11-10-heisenberg.jpgCurated by the Italian critic Achille Bonito Oliva, Orpheus and Linead celebrates a joyous union of opposites that polarized 20th century art into objective/nonobjective and abstract/figurative.

Artlog's Top Art and Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Two essential museum events to attend on the circuit are the Guggenheim's International Gala and the MoMA Film Benefit.

Who Is Paying $2 Billion For Office Space?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Post reports that Google is in the process of purchasing the property it is currently renting in Chelsea. The building at 111 8th Avenue...

NYC Gallery Visit: Angelina Gualdoni at Asya Geisberg

Sharon L. Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Sharon L. Butler

"Shadows Slipping," an exhibition of new paintings by Angelina Gualdoni, is her inaugural exhibition.

Curate NYC Showcases New York City Visual Artists

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Anthony Papa

Hundreds of artists descended on Rush Arts Gallery in Chelsea to celebrate the opening of Curate NYC, a new online arts showcase and multi-venue juried exhibition for New York City visual artists.

Sankai Juku (studio by the mountain and the sea)

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jack Schimmelman

used by permission of Sankai Juku In 1975 I was sitting in the balcony of the Elgin Theatre one electric Manhattan midnight watching through the haz...

PHOTOS: Dixie Chick Buys New Chelsea Loft

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Post is reporting that Dixie Chick leader singer Natalie Maines and her husband, former "Heroes" actor Adrian Pasdar have recently purcha...

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

You might have a hard time making it to Chelsea this week.

Faile Studio Visit: Readying for Rubenstein

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An industrial building has been reconfigured to accommodate the adventurous appetites of these childhood buddies, who have taken their street art from Brooklyn to the Tate -- with many stops along the way.