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Announcing… ON LOCATION NYC

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Hi There, We are pleased to announce the release of our new title, On Location NYC, by Alex Child next month. Following Chronicles of Old New York and Art+NYC, On Location NYC is our third New York title and identifies more than 100 film and TV locations through iconic moments in cinema and TV history with beautiful color photos and ... Read More »

At Home with the Artists

Andy Warhol with his assistant Gerard Malanga filming Taylor Mead for Warhol_s _Taylor Mead_s Ass_ at the Factory

  In the 1963 photographer William John Kennedy came to New York to shoot two of Pop’s biggest stars—Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana. Now, 50 years later, Warhol and Indiana are among modern art history’s most celebrated and the 81-year-old Kennedy is returning to New York for an exhibition of photographs on the Lower East Side, some shot just blocks ... Read More »

Exhibition: Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman Untitled Film Still 21

Cindy Sherman is a woman of many faces and talents, but is best known for her unparalleled and breakthrough work as a photographer. Always interested in the arts, Sherman would pick up the paint brush first in an effort to portray the ideas trapped in her mind. Yet, she found painting a practice of copying, and decided to try out ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The National Arts Club

National-arts-club

A private club opened in 1898, the National Arts Club was founded by Charles De Kay, a literary and art critic, with the intent “to stimulate, foster and promote public interest in the arts and educate the American people in the fine arts,” a mission which the club still endorses. Looking for a permanent residence for creative individuals to gather, ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The National September 11 Memorial & Museum

South Memorial Pool Vista-Created by Squared Design Lab

  Opening on September 12, 2011—10 years after the devastating terrorist attacks on New York and Washington D.C.—the 9/11 Memorial will open publicly at the World Trade Center Complex in honor of those who died in the attacks on the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and in the plane crash near Shanksville, PA, as well the six individuals who died in ... Read More »

Art Int: James T. Walsh, Ridgewood, NYC

What my eyes behold

With the housing market slowly pushing renters further and further into the outerboroughs of New York City, more and more neighborhoods are seeing an infusion of young artists whom have come in search of inexpensive housing. The consequence of this influx of younger renters in cheaper neighborhoods is gentrification, as was the case in Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Fort Greene, Carroll Gardens, ... Read More »

News: Richard Serra at The Met

Richard Serra (American, b. 1939) Untitled, 1971 Charcoal on paper; 26 1/4 x 40 in. Private collection © Richard Serra

  On April 13th, The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened an exhibition chronicling the drawings of artist Richard Serra. The exhibition is a retrospective that spans approximately forty years of body of work that tests both the limitations and simplicity of the black line. As always with the exceptionally original Richard Serra, his drawings, like his sculptures, reveal an artist ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Mark Rothko

  Born Marcus Rothkowitz in Russia, what is now Latvia, Mark Rothko is one of the forerunners of Abstract Expressionism, though it was a label he loathed to be grouped under. Rothko immigrated to Portland, Oregon from Russia at the age of 10 in 1913 but settled New York City when he was 20, after a brief two year stint ... Read More »

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