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The Art of Occupy Wall Street

This time Occupy Wall Street hit the jackpot. Right in the face of the stock exchange, at the corner of Wall St. and Broad...

Glamour arrives at the Artseen NY Benefit. If only you were there too…

Arriving last night to the NY Foundation for the Arts, 'Artseen' Benefit was like coming to a wonderful performance art piece, all the characters...

Moustaches galore at Open House Gallery.

“Help fight prostate cancer, grow a moustache!” was the slogan of the night at the Movember Launch party at the Open...

Silhouette Building Sets the Gold Standard of Green

There are moments—those rare, freak occurrences where all the pieces come together to create something marvelous. It’s...
BMW ArtCars, Miami Art Basel 2012.

Paint it Black: Miami Art Basel 2012.

And so it begins. Art Basel Miami 2012 brings the worlds of international collectors, dealers, fortune hunters,corporate wonks, Hollywood types and sybarites like us...

Cultural Disarray; Starring ‘Google,” “Michael Jackson,” and “Paris Hilton.”

Given the recent capitulation of society at large being parlayed in vast banking failures, improbable political imperatives (invading Iran and Russia brought to you...

A Tribute to Brooklyn (Crooklyn) NY , courtesy of Spike Lee.

This past Thursday night big things were happening in a tiny curved gallery as the art installment of the Spike Lee Tribute opened. Greeted...

William Powhida in A Tale of Three Covers

William Powhida, How the New Museum Committed Suicide with Banality, cover art, Brooklyn Rail, November 2009 (For a larger, more legible image, click here.) ---------------------- December...

Jose Parla: Walls, Diaries and Paintings

Brooklyn based Cuban-born artist, Jose Parla exhibited fifteen new paintings, this past Thursday at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. Entitled “Walls, Diaries and Paintings,” I hadn’t seen such a...

Did you get into Vito Schnabel Aby Rosen’s Bowery exhibition?

It seems the real art this weekend at the newly opened First Show/Last Show as curated by model chaser, Vito Schnabel and Aby Rosen’s...

Drew Tal giving us Sublime, Bliss and the Ethereal.

If one were to observe Drew Tal’s photograph’s they would walk away with the feeling of a monastic like experience. Serene, humbling and a...

Amber and Brendan turn up at STK.

  When one walks into Amber Arbucci and Brendan Murphy’s exhibit, one instantly feels empowered by their creations.  With nude models covered in body paint...

Hermaphrodite 2010.

In their exhibit/performance art colloboration, Aphrodite Désirée Navab and Chervine, Iranian artists based in New York City, explore the gender stereotypes...

Synapse, by Yasuto Sasada. Eye-catching and whimsical.

Yasuto Sasada premiered his first American gallery at CATM Chelsea one recent Friday ago. Combining traditional Japanese cultural tropes with a sci-fi sensibility, he...

Affordable Art that’s crazy, if only we could afford that too.

There is no universally acceptable definition of "affordable," and thus I'm fine with the Affordable Art Fair's self-description as such; Manhattan being what it...