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Art Int: James T. Walsh, Ridgewood, NYC

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 »

Spotlight On: Isabella Gardner Museum, Boston

The Isabella Gardner Museum is equally known for what it doesn’t have as what it does. In 1990, two men dressed as police officers broke into the famed museum in Boston and stole five Degas, three Rembrandts and a Vermeer, along with four other works, from off the wall and disappeared into the night, never to be seen again. For ... Read More »

News: Richard Serra at The Met

  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 »

News: Van Gogh or Not Van Gogh

  Is apparently no longer the question as the Van Gogh Museum’s head researcher Louis van Tilborgh recently discovered.   A question often posed by art historians is: why are there no portraits of van Gogh’s younger brother Theo when the two were so close? After years of careful examination, van Tilborgh has come-up with an answer. There IS a ... Read More »

News: Rent a Painting from the Leeds Gallery

For only £4 per month, patrons of the Leeds Art Gallery can rent a work of art from the museum’s collection and take it home for display for a minimum of three months. Theodore Wilkins, a representative from the gallery, said: “The artworks in our care are acquired for the people of Leeds. It is our responsibility to make them ... Read More »

News: James Franco + MONA

A Museum you can’t visit and art you can’t see is the latest project from actor and academic, James Franco. An endeavor otherwise known as MONA- the Museum of Non-Visible Art. The museum ‘displays’ non-visual ideas, descriptions of art never made. There is no physical space for the museum, it exists in the minds of the people who have heard ... Read More »

Midnight in Paris + Travel

Woody Allen’s newest film delves into the psyche of an American screenwriter whom like so many before him, have fallen in love with Paris. Except in the case of Owen Wilson’s character, Gil, it is specifically the Paris of the 1920s which intrigues him. When a midnight stroll leads him into the Paris of his dreams, Gil finds the inspiration ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to: Northside Festival

  For the third year running, New York’s L Magazine is taking over the northside of Brooklyn for their music, film and art festival, aptly named, Northside Festival. The festival reaches from South Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Bridge to the far reaches of Greenpoint, taking over music venues, art galleries and this year, a church. The festival also includes Northside ... Read More »

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