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Meet The Hidden Artists Of New York's Museum World

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts

For roughly eight hours a day, Christopher Boynton strolls through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, keeping watch over one of the most iconic lobbies i...

Meet The Musicians Who Are Spending Over One Million Seconds Playing The Same Song

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brook | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts

Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson has been holding down the fort at New York's New Museum since the beginning of May, performing a sort of abstract ...

Museum Transforms Entire Floor Into The Interior Of A Spaceship Because ART

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

When the Czech film "Ikarie XB-1" was released in 1963, it introduced science-fiction fans to the futuristic fantasies of the Eastern bloc, marked by ...

Here's Your Chance To Draw All Over The Walls Of A Famous Museum

Posted 12.20.2013 | Arts

Upon seeing the pristine white walls of an established museum, we are all too often struck with the urge to reach out our hand and grasp the forbidden...

Two Towers And A 'Ghost Ship' Will Dangle Off This NYC Museum

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

In 1971 artist Chris Burden was shot in the arm with a .22 rifle by a friend and the minimal, haunting footage of the event radically revolutionized p...

Awesome Projections On Museum's Facade Show Its Hip Side

Posted 05.02.2013 | Arts

We cannot wait for this weekend's StreetFest, aka the grand finale of the New Museum's "Ideas City" festival in New York. The breezy and innovative...

What Does The Future Of Social Media Look Like?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts

What if you were asked to draw the future of social media with just a pen and paper? Would you be able to illustrate your predictions for online inter...

SEEN AND HEARD: The Best Quotes From 'NYC 1993' Opening

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts

Our new series, "Seen and Heard," introduces the best quotes and snapshots from the past week's art exhibits. From hilariously ignorant to downright e...

Ghosts in the Machine at the New Museum, New York

Artwrit | Posted 11.27.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

The importance of these works is that, by embracing and pushing the visual reaches of technology wholeheartedly, these artists have contributed to the expansion of our visual vocabulary, a trend that has only grown stronger today.

The Museum as Funhouse: Yayoi Kusama at the Whitney, Ghosts in the Machine at the New Museum, Century of the Child at MoMA

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.04.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The wow kicks in early at these exceptional shows at museums uptown and down. First at the Whitney with Yayoi Kusama, next with Bridget Riley's Ghosts in the Machine at the New Museum, and at MoMA's Century of the Child.

Play-Doh Pornos On "Parade"

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts

Considering her animated videos mostly incorporate some cocktail of torture, bestiality and sexual abuse, Nathalie Djurberg was quite shy in person. S...

Art World's Bad Girls

Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

The upcoming "Bad Girls of 2012" exhibition raises the question: what does it mean to be a bad girl in the art world, where rule breaking is the norm?...

Art Meets Science At The New Museum

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 03.20.2012 | Arts

As part of The Ungovernables' exhibition, The New Museum hosted The House of Natural Fiber (HONF), a new media art collective out of Yogyakarta, Indon...

Enrico David's Acrylic Portraits Scare And Delight

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

“Head Gas” is the first New York exhibition by Enrico David, an Italian artist based in Berlin. The normally cheeky art prankster decided to sober...

Babes At The (New) Museum

Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts

Last night the New Museum kicked off its 2012 Triennial, "The Ungovernables." The Triennial will feature thirty-four artists, artist groups, and tempo...

Tim Noble And Sue Webster Are Junkyard Royalty

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Tim Noble and Sue Webster create insouciant masterpieces that flaunt a meticulous eye for detail. Their incredible shadow projections are irreverent s...

New Museum Increases Ticket Prices

Posted 12.09.2011 | Arts

The New Museum's current exhibition, 'Experience' by Carsten Hoeller, is drawing more visitors than ever to the 35-year old institution, with a daily ...

No More Naked Group Baths In The 'Psycho Tank'

AP | Posted 12.31.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Naked museum visitors are no longer able to take dips together in a bathtub-like installation at a New York City museum after warnin...

Installing A 102 Foot Slide At The New Museum

nytimes.com | CAROL VOGEL | Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

If all goes as planned, the New Museum's five-year-old building on the Bowery will become something of an amusement park beginning Oct. 26, with visit...

Behind Closed Grates: Unlikely Art Advocates

Doreen Remen | Posted 07.28.2011 | Arts
Doreen Remen

Before there were murals for Art Production Fund's "After Hours: Murals on the Bowery", there were... the shop owners. The project is presented in con...

Matt Sledge

Thai Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul On 'Primitive' Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

Apichatpong Weerasethakul's films have never given up their meanings easily. His latest, "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives," won the Palme ...

Neon Worms, Urban Farming, & Rem Koolhaas: New Ideas For New York

David Glick | Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts
David Glick

The famous Hell, Yes! rainbow was removed for a 30 foot tall steel rose to bloom... now another flamboyant installation has marked the entrance of...

Festival Of Ideas Kicks Off In NYC

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

This week a major cultural initiative will be launched, The Festival of Ideas for the New City, coordinated by the New Museum and scores of cultura...

The Audacious Exploits Of Wim Delvoye: An Interview With The Artist

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Dump Truck 2006 310 x 860 x 270 cm laser-cut corten steel © Wim Delvoye Self described architect, prankster, farmer, megalomaniac: W...

Not So Mean Streets?

Saskia Miller | Posted 06.15.2011 | New York
Saskia Miller

You could argue for the abundant new-found charm, there's not much edge. While that's in many ways a good thing, are gentrified neighborhoods like Nolita losing their capability for continued cultural and entrepreneurial renewal?