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The street signs and cinder blocks of city life can all-too-easily cast a grey cloud over a community and its dwellers. This week's art round up, however, is dedicated to discovering the unusual within the urban, and the magical within the mundane. From XAM's pop-up bird houses, to Paul McCarthy's riverside "Balloon Dog," to Orly Genger's colorful rope piece winding its way through Madison Square Park, all of these projects remind us to take a second to look around our city and realize that it is anything but artless.
Nerd Prom in Washington is officially over, and all of the celebrities are back home. From the People/TIME party on WHCD Eve to the Making News Party, from the MSNBC and Vanity Fair/Bloomberg after-parties to the brunches with media elites, here is a look back at the glittery parties of WHCD weekend, in chronological order:
Everyone likes a hotel with great amenities, but how about a hotel with a surprising and historical past? We've rounded up 7 hotels that were home to, or celebrate, some of the world's most renowned figures in literature. From The Plaza to Le Pavillon des Lettres, here's where to stay if you want a perfect trip-- down to the letter. More>>
Roses are red, violets are blue, and although New York Fashion Week is upon us, Valentine's Day is too! We've been all eyes on the runway recently, but we're starting to gear up for Valentine's Day with this collection of love-themed essays (and a box - or two - of chocolates). From Nora Ephron to Woody Allen, here are some wise and witty words on love and New York City to get you in the "write" mood for Valentine's Day. More»
Everyone likes a hotel with great amenities, but how about a hotel with a surprising and historical past? We've rounded up 7 hotels that were home to, or celebrate, some of the world's most renowned figures in literature. From The Plaza to Le Pavillon des Lettres, here's where to stay if you want a perfect trip-- down to the letter. More»
Twitter proves over and over again to be the best app in the universe. It not only creates a world where users think they are celebrities and that celebrities are their friends, but also gives the ADD generation a chance at having a voice in 140 characters or less. We have picked out our five favorite comic voices on Twitter. So stop following the fake Lindsey Lohan accounts and get on board with the funniest users on Twitter, #seriously. More»
New York Times best selling author Kurt Andersen has a new novel out, True Believers. I took this time as a chance to ask Andersen some questions I've been dying to pick his brain about. What era did young people have it the best in? Which one is most similar to the present one and what can we learn from the 60s (the era covered in his latest novel)? His answers to these and more below... More»
Ryan McGinley's latest photo shows, "Animals" and "Grids" are the talk of the town since their launch on May 2nd at both Team Gallery locations in Soho. This Saturday was the last night to view the photos, which have gotten much acclaim from critics who have praised the photographer for a cleaner representation of his famed "youth" motif. More»
Does she really need an introduction? From the moment her stiletto first touched city pavement, Chloë Sevigny has been a New York "It" girl. Her svelte good looks and unique sense of style have made her a natural on the red carpet. But what distinguishes Ms. Sevigny from the crowd is her intelligence and ambition, traits that propelled her from an intern at Sassy magazine into the Academy Award nominated actress and fashion designer she is today. Most recently, she was cast in James Franco's NYU graduate students' project, working on set with budding film students. In celebration of all things Chloë, here's our daily style phile. More»
A true fashionista, Jenny Feldman is the Senior Fashion Editor at MyHabit.com. Her experience in the fashion industry spans from Nylon to The New Yorker, with her most recent position as the Senior Style Editor for Glamour. Here is Jenny's fashion re-cap of the red carpet, with her personal picks for best and worst dressed, as well as the style trends seen on the carpet. More»
Thursday, May 23
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.