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Art + NYC Special

Tony Shafrazi Gallery

Due to a dispute with the Basquiat family over the content of the below essay, we were unable to publish this chapter about the influential 1980s New York artist Jean-Michael Basquiat in our latest guide, Art+NYC. Instead, we present it here is as a web exclusive along with listings on where Basquiat worked, dined and showed his paintings.   In ... Read More »

Required Listening

RockattheEdge

While we’re not always fans of compilation albums, sometimes a single record can capture an entire movement in music history. This weekend we went back into the vaults and rediscovered ‘Rock at the Edge‘, the 1977 comp that features a who’s-who of New York protopunk pioneers, including Blank Generation all-stars Richard Hell, Patti Smith, Lou Reed and Debbie Harry. Pop ... Read More »

Looking at ‘Looking at Music: Side 2′

Marcia Resnick, Glenn O'Brien's TV Party, NYC, 1980

  Well consider our minds blown. New York’s Museum of Modern Art has done it again, this time with the exhibition Looking at Music: Side 2, and its matching film counterpart, a mashup of Museyon’s favorite things: Film, Music and Art.   There’s no denying that for an artist, New York was a pretty cool place to be in the ... Read More »

New York Rock City

Tribute In Lights

We couldn’t let September 11th pass without giving a shout out to our beloved hometown, New York City. So today, here’s our top 10 New York City music moments, on video and in no particular order, after the jump. With so much to choose from these are just a few of our favorites — did yours make the list?   Read More »

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