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If the extent of your art education is the DaVinci Code's version of the Mona Lisa and finger painting as abstract art, it's not every day that you get the urge to visit a museum. Let's face it, there's really nothing like visiting a boring museum to ruin your weekend plans. This summer, however, we've found a few 3D exhibits that will turn you into a seasoned appreciator of the arts. We'll take you back to the days of interactive, science museums with these 6 must-see exhibits. More»
On March 18, the Meatpacking District Improvement Association will host its first annual "Open Market" fundraiser, hosted by co-chairs Diane Von Furstenberg and Andrew Rosen, Founder and CEO of Theory. The event will direct 100% of it's proceeds to the MPIA's efforts to improve the neighborhood. Hosted at the Highline Stages, the night will include booths from local restaurants and bars, as well as sample sales, a silent auction, and DJ sets from acts including The Misshapes and NANCY (LCD Soundsystem/DFA). Click through for our interview with MPIA Executive Director Lauren Danziger on what to expect.
This week, the Met pairs fashion with Impressionism. Al Held holds letters in "high" regard at Cheim & Read. The Whitney "Rose" to the occasion of a Jay DeFeo retrospective. John Kriskiewicz dishes on the 1939 NYC World's Fair. And Walter Robinson indulges in the finer arts at Dorian Grey Gallery. All this and more, on this week's art roundup.
Vito Schnabel is caught curating "White Collar Crimes." Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery celebrates its final days of the Marco Brambilla exhibiton. The New York Dance Festival kicks off at the Roosevelt. Cafe de la Esquina offers tequila, tacos, and art by David Antonio Perezcassar. And Aura Rosenberg channels porn stars and James Bond at Martos Gallery. Shaken, not stirred-- here is your New York art round up.
'Tis the season for art holiday parties! MoMA throws a silent disco to get “The Clock” ticking. The Whitney unveils Calder, O’Keeffe and more “American Legends.” Guests get starry-eyed at AMNH’s Solstice Party and Matt Freedman and Mike Ballou light up Studio 10 for a festive exhibition. All that jazz and more, on this week’s art scene.
There's a few art festivals in New York this week, including Lower Manhattan's River to River, Staten Island's Lumen, and the launch of Photoville--a popup photography village on the Brooklyn Waterfront. Also: Jonathan Safran Foer curates an exhibition for a fictional artist, AFA continues their Maurice Sendak Retrospective, and Ringo Starr MSPaints for charity. Let the wild rumpus begin! More»
In this week's NYC art roundup, the AIPAD Photography Show moves into the Park Avenue Armory, MCNY celebrates the Winter Thaw gala, E.V. Day and Kembra Pfahler recreate Monet classics, Lu Magnus celebrates American royalty, and more. More»
When New Yorkers do charity, we do it in style. Soon there'll be more fetes than you can shake a Chanel at. So which galas to attend? We've done the work for you, profiling the top ten stomping grounds of the city’s most well-heeled philanthropists. Whether you’re fighting for the arts, a cure for cancer, a greener New York, or the life of a child, here’s a chance to raise money for the causes you love and have a fabulous time doing it! MORE>>
It's the exclusive Whitney Biennial vs. the populist Brucennial in New York's sexiest art roundup, which also features 100 female nudes, massive murals of Persian wrestlers, drawings by George Kuchar, and the King of Chickens. Let's get this pARTy started. More»
When New Yorkers do charity, we do it in style. Soon there'll be more fetes than you can shake a Chanel at. So which galas to attend? We've done the work for you, profiling the top ten stomping grounds of the city’s most well-heeled philanthropists. MORE>>
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