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This week on New York's arts scene, it's all about face time. We're talking negative space photo-realism and student-curated portraits, a close-up look at religious snake handlers and a celebration of some of the most iconic rockers in the last 50 years. It's time for you to come face-to-face with what this week's gallery hopping and benefit hosting has to offer - all in this week's art round-up! More»
We at the GofG HQ, are among the unlucky New Yorkers who are still without power. We'll be posting here and there for the next few days from our temporary office in the Waldorf Astoria (lobby). If you're also looking for power, we've scoured the internet to find places that are offering Wifi, outlets, and possibly even a hot shower.
This weekend, Brooklyn's art community took to Dumbo's streets, walls, and waterfronts for the 16th Annual Dumbo Arts Festival. Featuring 500 artists' work, the festival defied the stormy weather forecast with bold colors, bright lights, and Manhattan Bridge attractions. From sculptures to projection pieces to performance art, here are some of our favorite shots from the weekend! More»
When it comes to our culture calendars, we're already looking forward to October. But there's an elephant in the room when it comes to upcoming festival talk, and its name is Dumbo. This weekend, over 500 artists and 200,000 visitors will head down under the Manhattan Bridge for the 16th Annual Dumbo Arts Festival. From September 28-30, the borough is celebrating its creative community with free live performances, art installations, and more. To help you navigate DUMBO's artistic ins and outs, we're mapping out everything you need to know about this weekend's Dumbo Arts Festival! More»
While Manhattan's eastern neighbor has become a mecca for notable restaurants, some of us are still dreading making the trek. No fear, this guide is filled with Dumbo's (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) best restaurants guaranteed to ease your separation anxiety. Check out our food guide in time for the Dumbo Arts Festival this weekend! More»
Made out of 1,000 pieces of salvaged plexiglass and steel, the Watertower, designed by Tom Fruin opens today in Brooklyn. The plexiglass pieces were scavenged from all around New York City, with pieces taken from old sign shops to various warehouses. More»
Daniel Radcliffe gave the Tony Awards the finger by taking home two Broadway.com trophies; Corey Feldman gave the peace sign and ate some vegan food for farm animals; Chloe Sevigny, Scott Campbell and more came out for Dia: Beacon's Spring Benefit; a book on the best of architecture launched and more. This weekend's parties were designed for fun! More»
Wednesday, June 19
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.