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Top 8 Art World Instagram Accounts for Art Enthusiasts

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

As social media's influence on the art market grows, the art world continues to generate a dynamic mix of tastemakers that range from collectors to ar...

Putin, Wagner, a Pink Person, and Singing Nuns

John Mauceri | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
John Mauceri

Vladimir Putin canceled a radical production of Wagner's Tannhaüser in Novosibirsk, the good people of my native Queens are in an uproar over public art the public doesn't want, and an op-ed piece proposes a darker version of The Sound of Music, of all things.

The 10 Most Beautiful Public Art Shows Hitting New York This Spring

artnet | artnet News | Posted 04.02.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Sarah Cascone Jeppe Hein, Semicircular Mirror Labyrinth II (2013), installed at Ordrupgaard, C...

Guess Which Rock Star Made This Art Installation...

Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts

This morning the internet is buzzing with news of a recently installed art piece by none other than The Strokes' drummer, Fabrizo Moretti. You might n...

Dancers Float 150 Feet Above New York City

Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts

A hundred dancers will hover 150 feet above Central Park in six inverted catenary structures in "ONE," a new performance coming to New York this fall....

Put Your Portrait In Times Square

Posted 04.19.2013 | Arts

The French street artist known as JR wants to display your face in Times Square next week. For his project "Inside Out New York City," he plans to ins...

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...

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.

IMAGE: A Living Room For Christopher Columbus

Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

In 1892, a statue of Christopher Columbus was erected near the southwest corner of Central Park, marking the 400th anniversary of his journey to Ameri...

"Tweeting Is More of an Art Form Than Sculpture" - Xvala at Disrupt NYC

Gregory Linton | Posted 06.14.2012 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton

Startups are art just like paintings, screen prints and sculpture. Twitter is more of an art form than sculpting. Graffiti is a lot like tweeting. Like graffit, your tweets have a chance to reach a potentially unsuspecting audience through retweets.

PHOTOS: 'Sol LeWitt: Structures 1965-2006' In New York

Posted 10.14.2011 | Arts

'Sol LeWitt: Structures, 1965-2006' is the first outdoor career survey of Sol LeWitt's sculptures--or, as he preferred to call them, "structures." The...

PUBLIC ART: Turning Times Square Billboards Into A Public Art Project

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Justus Bruns is a Dutch designer with a vision and a mission: to turn Times Square into a public museum, replacing the adds on billboards with his ver...

PUBLIC ART: No Longer Empty NYC On Dazed Digital

Dazed Digital | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

No Longer Empty (NLE) is a non-profit arts collective based in NYC, founded as an artistic response to the present economic condition and on the conce...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Miranda July's Interactive Sculptures On Display In Union Square

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Miranda July WHAT: 'Eleven Heavy Things' WHERE: Union Square Park Center Lawn, New York, NY WHEN: May 2 - October 3, 2010 WHY: Because Mir...

THEATER: Up Close and Personal: Theater for Audiences of One | FELICIA R. LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

You move from room to room in a mansion, experiencing acts of kindness -- like being gently led in a ballroom dance or receiving a hand massage. Or, b...

Broadway Goes Blue For New Public Art Project | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MIDTOWN -- The Great White Way is turning blue. A new public art project is transforming the pedestrian plazas of Times Square into an urban river, a...

Sidewalk Catwalk Launches Mannequin Art Exhibition

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Pianos are officially out. The latest trend in the New York public art scene? Mannequins donning couture made of weather-proof materials, designed by ...

Jordan Seiler, Public Ad Campaign Whitewash Illegal Ads | Colin Moynihan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It was a bizarre cat-and-mouse game, played on Sunday across scores of makeshift billboards in New York. One group of artists and activists spread ac...