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The 2009 Affordable Art Fair is underway, opening with a private preview yesterday evening at its new 7 West 34th Street location. Active and aspiring collectors enjoyed cocktails while viewing pieces of various disciplines, displayed by more than 60 domestic and international galleries. Recession friendly prices range from $100 to $10,000, opening the door to finding the next art world breakout. More»
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Serge Strosberg is a Belgian-born artist whose method of making his own paint with oil and egg tempera can be traced back to the fresco artists of the 15th century. However, Strosberg's subject matter is decidedly more modern: his latest work is a collection of portraits depicting transgendered people in New York City. More»
[Chloe Sevigny, Liz Goldwyn. Photos by DAVID X PRUTTING for PMc]
Liz Goldwyn, Hollywood royalty and jewelry designer, has added filmmaker to her list, teaming up with director Aaron Rose for a short film called "Underwater Ballet." The film is being screened in its entirety in Times Square from May 1-6th, with audio available via cell phone. On Friday, Dior Beauty helped present the premiere on the giant screens in NYC. More photos and story below... More»
Last Thursday, friends and family members of the late American playwright, actress, and painter, Patricia Broderick celebrated her latest exhibit at The Tibor de Nagy Gallery in NYC. Son Matthew Broderick was there, of course, along with wife, Sarah Jessica Parker and other guests like George Stephanopoulos, Alexandra Wentworth, Adam Glassman, Genevive Falkner, and Gabriella Fuller. More photos below... More»
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Eye-popping art and killer fashion got together last week at Reiss Soho for an art show and auction to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). The monolithic walls at Reiss (the DKNY of the U.K.) on West Broadway were screaming with color from the wild abstracts of painter DM Weil who shows exclusively at Gallery 721 @ Sobro. More story and photos below... More»
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Home Base, a unique art installation that explores the idea of Home is on their fourth year, and this time, the space is in a former medical center on the Lower East Side. We fell in love with the Harlem-based house last spring, and caught up with Adi Ezroni, and all of our friends at this year's installation... More»
Looking for some Miller High Life? Well Eisenberg Grocery & Deli may advertise it but as a party favor they gave out Colt 45s to sip on. Heist Gallery's Talia Eisenberg hosted the reception for Ryan Watkins-Hughes' "From Gallery to Grocery: Yes, We Canned" exhibition. As we mentioned, Heist Gallery transformed itself into a local bodega for this provocative show. More»
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Heads Up: There is an art scene outside of Chelsea! On Saturday evening, New York art lovers took advantage of the balmy weather and went on an LES ArtCrawl, enjoying galleries and museums from Bowery to East Broadway. Participants sipped on free wine and beer, and perused some of the finest examples of local art, beginning at the New Museum and onto the 28 participating galleries. The event, which was hosted by Artlog.com, was followed by an after party at GalleryBar. More photos below... More»
[All photos by NICHOLAS RICHER for PMc] Tuesday night, the MoMA kicked off their Mike Nichols retrospective by screening one of his most well loved films, Carnal Knowledge. Nichols is indeed a talented versatile filmmaker as he has done films such as The Graduate to Working Girl to Closer. He most recently directed Charlie Wilson's War. The retrospective was put together by Rajendra Roy.
[Mikhail Baryshnikov, Lauren Bacall. All Photos by WILL RAGOZZIAN for PMc] Last night the Baryshnikov Arts Center, a "creative laboratory" founded by dancer extraordinaire and Sex and the City alum Mikhail Baryshnikov (a.k.a Alexander Petrovsky), held its 2009 Spring Gala. Guests including the legendary Lauren Bacall, actress Bebe Neuwirth, dancers Paloma Herrera and Liz Gerring (to name just a few) came out to celebrate the center and its' vibrant community of artists. More photos after the jump...
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This Saturday, Heist Gallery at 27 Essex st reopened as "Eisenberg Grocery & Deli" (see photos below), and, though they are sad to close down the gallery's walls, many exciting things are in store for this hip neighborhood bodega. To celebrate, they opened their doors with the presentation of Ryan Watkins-Hughes' "Yes we Canned" Bodgea reception showcasing his "Shopdropped" cans. You can read more about the project below. The after party took place at our favorite new West Village hotspot, De Santos, where J.T. caught some of the action. More»
Saturday, May 18
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.