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Spotlight On: Yoko Ono

  Though probably best known to the wide wide world as the wife of John Lennon, Yoko Ono is in her own right an artist whose work has inspired a whole new generation of avant gardists. Ono’s Cut Piece, above, was first performed in 1964 and is meant to be a symbol of unity, love and feminism. The work has ... Read More »

Chronicles: The Dakota Apartments, NYC

The Dakota 1890

For residents of the Upper West Side, The Dakota apartment building is a spot of envy, sadness and iconic beauty. Built in 1884 by Edward Clark, the building was originally called “Clark’s Folly” because of its remote location, at the time. But by offering many modern amenities that lower Manhattan townhouses did not offer such as electricity, indoor plumbing, elevators ... Read More »

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