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Rap Quotes Invade Streets Of New York

Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

For the project "Rap Quotes," Jay Shells put his graphic design skills to use with a series of bright red signs emblazoned with lyrics from famous hip...

Please Be Clean When You Do It: Interview With Jim Lee

Ridley Howard | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Ridley Howard

I like the term intervention when referring to my painting process. I just try to react off of things...marks on the painted surface, purposely warping a stretcher bar, cutting something then putting it back together. I want to create a scenario in which I have to fix something.

An Artist's Observations On The Armory Show

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Art Show is not only the Art Dealers Association of America's 25th annual fair but also the nation's longest running fine art fair. And The Armory Show celebrates its 15th year, as well as the 100th anniversary of the legendary 1913 Amory Show International Exhibition of Modern Art.

Uncommon Art: A Candlemaker Draws Inspiration From Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts
Patrick McGinnis

With a resident community of artists, Bed-Stuy, like Bushwick, has become a focal point for new forms of artistic expression.

The Art of a Computer Store

Jan Albert | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts
Jan Albert

As many galleries as there are in New York City, there just aren't enough. Ken Brown knows that -- that's why in addition to producing his own art, he's been biking through the boroughs for more than 30 years now, collecting images of street art.

Massive Blaze Rips Through Pratt, Destroys Artwork

| Posted 02.15.2013 | New York

By Trevor Kapp and Aidan Gardiner CLINTON HILL — Pratt Institute students were devastated after a predawn fire tore through the top floor of the ...

After the Storm: Jackie Gendel at Jeff Bailey Gallery

William Eckhardt Kohler | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
William Eckhardt Kohler

Jackie Gendel's installation at Jeff Bailey Gallery, "Revenge of the Same," is a continuation of sorts from her exhibit at the gallery, which was closed due to damage from Sandy flooding.

Art Around Town: January 22 Through 28

NYC-ARTS | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

All genres -- from rock to classical -- collide in the Ecstatic Music Festival. More than 100 collaborating songwriters, composers and performers from different musical backgrounds have put together 11 concerts of new, surprising sounds.

PHOTOS: Mesmerizing Skyscraper Reflections

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.18.2013 | New York

In his last two trips to New York City, 46-year-old German photographer Carsten Witte focused his lens on a particular urban phenomenon: the intricate...

Another Look at 'Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings From the Courtauld Gallery'

Liz Insogna | Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts
Liz Insogna

One has a sense that as we move closer and more connected globally, we're nostalgic for the variance that make each country's artistic expression all the more appealing.

Dharma Salon: The Warhol Exhibit at the Met

Catherine Ingram | Posted 02.17.2013 | Arts
Catherine Ingram

Warhol's peculiar, vapid genius, along with his obsessions with fame, money, and youth, presaged Facebook, American Idol, the Kardashians, and the thousands of online and print organs dedicated to trumpeting every blasphemous burble and trivial pursuit of celebrities.

Reframing Chelsea After Sandy

Artwrit | Posted 02.02.2013 | Arts

Some galleries lost entire storage rooms, nearly all had some structural flood damage, and thousands of art works were subject to triage. The financial hardship was so deep that some galleries are still unsure if they will be able to reopen.

Congratulations! Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian Have a New Bundle of Joy: Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld

Malcolm Harris | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

While some of the elements of the art opening haven't changed, what appears to separate Mr. Restoin-Roitfeld from the past, and even the present, may be his seemingly effortless marketing strategy and business model execution.

Crisis and Transformation in the Art of Karen Kaapcke

Daniel Maidman | Posted 11.27.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Kaapcke's self-excavation throws us into contact with this deep wellspring of art. That's why the work jumps to life.

Paul Chan on Peddling Saddam Hussein's Writings at the New York Art Book Fair

ARTINFO | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts

Just before the U.S. invaded Iraq nearly 10 years ago, the artist Paul Chan took a trip to Baghdad with a group of activists then called Voices in the...

Natalie Frank: "The Governed and the Governors"

Hilary Harkness | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

What is the role of painting today? The power of illusion in painting is magical but limited. Installation artists have the advantage of using their galleries as an element, or even the subject, of their work.

Doors Between Art and Architecture

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.21.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton


Experiments in Motion Encourages Architectural Fantasy, but Are You Ready for the Next Lowline?

Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.21.2012 | New York
Betsy Isaacson

Experiments In Motion, showing at Essex Street Warehouse at the same time as Imagining the Lowline, is an array of architectural fantasies, a technical feast.

WATCH: 'Discovering Columbus' Artist Talks Inspiration; Bloomberg Snipes At Reporter

Posted 09.20.2012 | New York

Following the official unveiling of "Discovering Columbus" in New York City on Wednesday, MyBlockNYC provides an inside look at the inspiration behind...

LOOK: Artist Creates Contemporary Living Room Encircling Columbus Statue

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 09.19.2012 | New York

With the unveiling of artist Tatzu Nishi's latest installation on Wednesday, New York City's iconic Christopher Columbus statue could be seen in consi...

PHOTOS: Dumbo Arts Festival 2012 Preview

Posted 09.10.2012 | New York

If the crisp, cool air hasn't already got you excited for the upcoming fall season, here's a preview of one of New York's most exciting events, the 16...

Art on the Beach (PHOTOS)

Randall Bourscheidt | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
Randall Bourscheidt

Thanks to some visionary, public-minded women, New York is being treated to some stunning art in unexpected places this summer. The work is completely contemporary, but the idea has a little history.

Italian-Americans Angered By Columbus Statue Art Project

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 08.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A Japanese artist is inviting the public to have an intimate view of Christopher Columbus high above a hectic intersection in midtown Manh...

Steampunkinetics: The Art Of Steampunk

Posted 07.26.2012 | Arts

"Steampunkinetics" brings the spirit of the sub-culture to an art gallery after over 30 years of influencing pop culture, aesthetics and our lifestyle...

IMAGES: Photographer Merges Vinyl Covers With Real NYC Locations

Posted 07.19.2012 | New York

The album covers for The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan and Steely Dan's Pretzel Logic are among the most indelible in music-- and New York-- history. Ever wo...