Thursday, August 22, 2019

Yoshitomo Nara wants to Confuse you.

The innocuous little moppets so delicately existent on Yoshimoto Nara’s canvases reversed the role of ‘gazer’ and ‘gazee’ at the Marianne Boesky Gallery in...

America’s Next Top Model (Troll).

Somewhere, someplace far, far away, in an enchanted castle made of blood diamonds and chinchilla, Tyra Banks is sipping on a Häagen-Dazs mojito while...

Why we love Super Heroes and why we wish we were one ourselves.

Next time you walk down 5th avenue or anywhere along Broadway, stop for a moment, put your hands by your side and look way...

Going for BROKE. Tea with Daisy Martey at Payard.

This Saturday we caught up with one of London’s real super stars, Daisy Martley. The girl who used to front for Noonday Underground and...

Fixx and Sean give you the House.

Chiromancy is the age-old art of characterization and fortunetelling through the study of the palm.  Also known as palmistry, palm-reading, or hand analysis, in...

United Creators want to make your Art Gallery Irrelevant?

  Here’s an idea. You’re a starving artist trying to get your work out, except there’s one problem, the art galleries aren’t returning your phone...

Respect me in the morning or I won’t be back for my next bottle...

Mom always said "it's important to show manners and even more important to be polite!".... But the Kid's nagging insisitence "why," is our bubbling...

Conversations with Paul Hutcheson.

We sent out Kat Hepburn this past weekend to the Frigid Theater festival. What follows is a diatribe on drunken sex, why we secretly...

Charity: Water. And a Date?

The Scallywag crew entered the narrow hallway of Chelsea Market shortly after 10pm Tuesday night. Little did we know we were like small metal...

What happened to Hamish? HARD/SOFT opens at the National Arts Club.

Getting into the National Arts Club last Friday was an outrageous production. The line was around the block. Frustrated shouts could be heard throughout...

American Academy of Arts and Letters: Pompous, Stuffy but Brilliant.

In the post regalia of the Armory this Scallywag headed way uptown (155 th st ) to partake in some stodgy revelry of the...

Will Everything Be Taken Away? UN-SCR-1325 opens at the Chelsea Art Museum. 

In the midst of Armory Week’s champagne cocktails and pretentious (albeit enthralling) parties, it was refreshing to attend a powerful opening where the focus...

Amanda Dolan’s “Heart Attack.”

Blinking hearts in a window bringing Amsterdam's red-light district to mind, and a modern day Warhol of a pooch fit to ride in Paris Hilton's luxury...

Reassessing Self-Worth Via Comparative Discount Shopping:

There has been no assuaging my pain these past eight days. Few of my "friends" have tried offering my broken heart condolences, but mostly,...

Goodbye Armory; the Collective cool kids of Hardware celebrate…

Sunday night. A welcoming smile at an iron door, stairs leading to Erik Foss and Paul Sevigny’s Armory After Party at Collective Hardware, and the...