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Bambaseled: The Pleasures and Follies of Art Basel Miami 2013

Art Basel Miami 2013. Here we go again... Our party posse crept stealthily into Miami's South Beach over the MacArthur Causeway as the moon rose over Biscayne Bay looking...

What happens when you bring an Englishman to NY via LA?

Once in a while in their merry excursions across town one can come across an interesting eclectic group of individuals. That said we did...

How to Behave like you Know what you are Looking at. Etiquette at the...

"This is how you are supposed to stand," Umberto whispered in my ear as I took a sip of my PBR and stared at...

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...

Oops! Cleaning lady throws away expensive modern art she mistook for trash.

A lesson for what some of us call art…. Calamity as a cleaning woman has unwittingly thrown away thousands of dollars of art by New...

Skye Nicolas: His own Murdered Beauty.

On the back of his wildly successful solo show we decided once again to take Skye Nicolas aside and ask him some more compelling...

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...

Immediatism at the ArtExpo in Manhattan

Our frenetic lives 2.0 don't leave us any time to care for details. Jumping from Google to a Facebook update while twitting our exotic...

40th anniversary of Woodstock at the Morrison Hotel Art Gallery.

The revolution has been commoditized. Luckily, for those of us who could not have afforded the time to be born into a generation who...

Italian art installation of empty champagne bottles thrown away

Define art. That in essence is the moral quandary out of Italy in which an art installation of empty champagne bottles and spent party...
David Datuna hungry artist

$120K banana snack: Hungry performance artist who ate duct tape Dada art could face...

David Datuna hungry artist $120K duct taped banana food for thought. How a performance artist risked the potential for jail to prove a point...
Banksy arrested

Banksy’s arrest was just a hoax. Life imitating art.

The new oxymoron of street art: Vans ads or vandalism? E-Bay shuts down auction for Banksy’s Identity. The false arrest that even Banksy could be proud...

Love for Sale at the National Art Gallery, London.

Well, not love exactly, but rather sex and as we all know when all else fails ‘sex sells’. It’s this fundamental concept that seems...

Miss Subway Girl: Then and Now.

Beauty. It is the thing that our society craves and rewards. In Fiona Gardner’s upcoming photo exhibit ‘Meet Miss Subway,’ at Rush Gallery we...

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...