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NYC Neighborhoods Get Terrifying Corporate Makeovers

Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts

New York City is home to an incredible number of national chains, with corporate retailers expanding their presence year after year. Graphic desig...

Reclusive Heiress' Art To Be Auctioned

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Art, musical instruments, Gilded Age furniture and rare books from a reclusive copper heiress' private trove will be sold this sprin...

5Pointz Artists' Work To Be Featured In Gallery Show

DNAinfo.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

QUEENS — 5Pointz artists are taking their work indoors this month. Several members of the well-known graffiti collective will be featured in a ga...

5Pointz Founder To Paint Rag & Bone's Wall In Nolita

DNAinfo.com | Posted 12.06.2013 | New York

NOLITA — Though he's lost his canvas in Long Island City, 5Pointz curator Jonathan Cohen — known by the graffiti tag Meres One — has found a new...

Art Around Town: January 22 Through 28

NYC-ARTS | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York
NYC-ARTS

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...

7 Questions for Painter Lisa Breslow

John Seed | Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts
John Seed

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Painting Lives! 'Mark, Wipe, Scrape, Shape' at Spaceshifter

William Eckhardt Kohler | Posted 11.29.2012 | Arts
William Eckhardt Kohler

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Do Not Miss the 'Borimix 2012: Index' Art Exhibition

Monica Gutierrez | Posted 11.14.2012 | Latino Voices
Monica Gutierrez

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PHOTOS: 'Discovering Columbus' Is A Hit

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 12.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Anyone hoping to commune with Christopher Columbus on Columbus Day will be disappointed: He's booked solid. Monday's tickets to the c...

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...

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.

Because an Artist Says So

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.24.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

There are at present two lawsuits by collectors against the artists whose work they have collected, which is unusual in itself, but what may be more unusual is that both legal actions result from decisions the artists made that adversely affected these buyers financially.

Celebrity Photographer Uli Weber's Portraits Come to New York

Kirsten Chilstrom | Posted 06.02.2012 | New York
Kirsten Chilstrom

Until April 14, the Ten 43 gallery in Manhattan is featuring the work of acclaimed European photographer Uli Weber, concentrating on his signature creative portraiture.

Courtney Love, Susan Sarandon, And More Celebrate Keith Haring At Brooklyn Museum

Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

Brooklyn Museum celebrated the opening of the first, large-scale exhibition exploring the early career of artist Keith Haring on Wednesday with a spec...

PHOTOS: Thumbtack 'Paintings' Of Black Icons Shown In Tribeca

Posted 04.29.2012 | New York

TRIBECA -- Andre Woolery paints in thumbtacks. Using thousands and thousands of the brightly colored pushpins, Woolery, a self-taught artist who li...

Jay-Z And Thom Yorke Building Water Tanks To Remind You To Conserve

Posted 02.23.2012 | New York

A new project from non-profit group Word Above the Street is bringing together artists and musicians including Lawrence Weiner, Jay-Z, and Thom Yorke ...

Need Health Care? Make Art!

Posted 01.24.2012 | New York

Got talent, but can't afford a visit to the doctor? A new program at the Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx is offering a unique healthcare option for unin...

Void Filled: "..." at The Hole

Alexander Adler | Posted 03.06.2012 | New York
Alexander Adler

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Helping Artists Become Artists

Agnes Gund | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Agnes Gund

One of the mysteries of the arts is how an artist becomes an artist. We know that very few trained and talented visual artists actually make careers in the arts. Seeing all of this for so long I am encouraged by some positive trends.

Roerich: Between Russia and Tibet - And a Hidden Treasure of New York City

Misha Lyuve | Posted 10.31.2011 | New York
Misha Lyuve

2011-08-31-pullquote.jpgSome place on 107th Street in New York City there is a small cottage that feels more like a cozy living space than a traditional museum.

Molly Barnes Brown Bag Art Talks at New York's Roger Smith Hotel

Susan Eley | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Susan Eley

Molly Barnes Brown Bag lunches are to New York today what Gertrude Stein's formidable salons must have been like to Paris in the 1920s.

WATCH: Making Art While Clothing Dries

Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Why not turn laundromats into art studios? That's what Rise Wilson thought when she started The Laundromat Project, a community-based, non-profit orga...

Georgia O'Keeffe Arrives At The Whitney

The New York Observer | Leon Neyfakh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

There are two types of people Barbara Haskell hopes to surprise with the Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition opening on Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Whitney Mus...

Yoshitomo Nara: Graffiti Charges Against Japanese Artist Dropped In NYC

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Multimillionaire Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara has something to smile about. Nara was arrested in February for scrawling a smiley f...