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LUMEN Makes Surreal Playground Of Salt

Posted 06.25.2012 | Arts

We could not be any more excited about LUMEN, the upcoming arts festival that is turning an industrial waterfront in Staten Island into an artist play...

Declared Cool: Young Curators, New Ideas IV

Malcolm Harris | Posted 08.22.2012 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

When I received an invitation to the Young Curators, New Ideas IV show, where the onus for cohesion and point of view lay primarily with the curator, I decided to risk turning up for the festivities. And am I glad I did.

'Ultraviolet Beauties' From NYC Streets

Posted 06.22.2012 | Arts

Cara Phillips, a Brooklyn-based artist from Detroit, is drawing inspiration from dermatological offices and medical portraits for her photographic ser...

Caribbean Art Takes Over Three Museums For The First Time

Posted 06.15.2012 | Arts

In honor of Caribbean-American heritage month, art from the islands is taking over New York in June. A new exhibition titled, "Caribbean: Crossroads o...

Shoot The Lobster

Kari Adelaide | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

The Shoot the Lobster programming will continue to present inventive possibilities, temporarily settling in remote spaces, including a Midwestern basement, an empty parking lot, a restaurant and a pharmacy.

Beyond the Scream: May Auction Highlights

MutualArt | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

This record-breaking month of May closes the strongest annual Spring auction season since the 2008 recession started. The art market has bounced back strongly as the world's super rich seek blue-chip artists, particularly seduced by modern and contemporary works.

UPDATE: Artist Released For Plastic Bag Bomb Scare

Posted 05.23.2012 | New York

The artist arrested for a causing a scare with his "I Love New York" public art display was released from jail by a Brooklyn judge on Wednesday. T...

Creating the Post-Hipster City: In Conversation With Urbanist Aurash Khawarzad

Tida Tippapart | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Tida Tippapart

Committed to exploring the multiple intersections between art and urbanism, Aurash Khawarzad speaks about creating the post-Hipster city, gentrification, and what it means to (re)build New York City from the ground up.

On the Culture Front: Cock Opens Off-Broadway, PEN Festival Storms New York and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Mike Bartlett's buzzed about new play, Cock, from the Royal National Theatre opened to a thunderous and mostly deserved standing ovation at the Duke Thursday night.

Free And Fun Photo Festival Comes To New York

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.17.2012 | Arts

Good news, photo fanatics: this weekend The New York Photo Festival takes over Dumbo, Brooklyn from today until May 20. The festival, which is free an...

The Cultural Capital of Everywhere

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home
Kurt Ellenberger

As a repository of great music, dance, and art, New York has no equal. As a cultural capital, it has been replaced by something even more chaotic, anarchic, diverse, open, disgusting, and accessible by more people than any city could ever be: the Internet.

MTA Taps Big Artists For Second Avenue Subway

| Amy Zimmer | Posted 05.15.2012 | New York

MANHATTAN — After the digging and blasting, the dust and noise, the Second Avenue Subway will have shiny new stations with installations from art s...

The Artist's Perspective -- Frieze Art Fair New York

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I was born in New York, grew up in New York and now live in New York, it was my first visit to Randall's Island in Manhattan -- just to see the inaugural Frieze Art Fair.

Frieze Scores -- and So Do I

Paul Klein | Posted 07.04.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein

I'm in New York for the much anticipated Frieze Art Fair, which has blown the roof off how an art fair is supposed to look.

PHOTOS: Art World Gathers For Frieze New York

Posted 05.02.2013 | New York

The 2012 Frieze Art Fair has officially kicked off in New York with fans of the best in contemporary art gathered at Randall's Island Park on Thursday...

Your Guide To Frieze New York

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

The 2012 Frieze Art Fair kicks off tomorrow by taking over Randall's Island in New York, so get yourself on the Frieze ferry to see the 180 galleries ...

The Cultural Landscape Architects: Nicelle Beauchene of Nicelle Beauchene Gallery

Julie Chae | Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts
Julie Chae

Nicelle opened Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in 2008 after eight years of working in Chelsea galleries. This series, "The Cultural Landscape Architects," has profiles of art-world professionals who play a role in connecting art with the public.

Finally! Affordable Art Returns To NY

Posted 04.19.2012 | Arts

If you thought art collecting was up there with yachting, cufflink collecting and other activities for the 1%... think again! The Annual Spring Af...

"Sustainability" Has Become a Growing Focus of Artists' (and Art Schools') Attention

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Art that focuses on issues of sustainability doesn't have a certain look, in the way that abstract expressionism or Pop Art is easily and quickly recognized, but rather reflects a series of ideas about the role of art in the environment and in society.

Stanley Whitney at Team Gallery

Liz Markus | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts
Liz Markus

I've always loved Stanley and his work, so I was excited to visit the artist in his Manhattan studio before his new show opened where we caught up and viewed some of the new paintings that are currently featured in his second solo.

Art in Earnest: Harlem-Based Artist, Tyson Hall

Eric J. Henderson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Arts
Eric J. Henderson

Hall dwells specifically at the intersection of Art and Policy, his work aiming to touch people in the everyday. That is so cliché that it hurts as I strip the meaning of that universality down to a feel-good thing to say. I don't mean it that way.

Moving Photographs: You Won't Believe Your Eyes!

Posted 04.06.2012 | Arts

Timotheus Tomicek is a young photographer from Vienna whose striking images explore the tension between motion and stillness. In the words of Jenkins ...

On the Culture Front: Gatz, 4000 Miles, Rediscovering the Natural History Museum, and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 06.04.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

It's heartening that one of the hottest theater tickets of the season is a word-for-word staging of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.

LOOK: 'Silent World' Photos Imagine An Empty NYC

Posted 04.04.2012 | New York

Amidst the hustle and bustle of city life, dodging tourists, and a constant flow of anonymous faces, ever wonder what New York would be like if it wer...

Roosevelt Island Art Bridges Two NYC Boroughs

Jim Luce | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Jim Luce

Recently I met with Norwegian painter and public artist Vebjørn Sand and I pitched him on Roosevelt Island as his next location. I then pitched the president of RIVAA, Tad Sudol. One week later we all met in RIVAA Gallery to explore possibilities.