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News: Colossal Dali Sculptures in NYC

A new exhibition called “The Vision of a Genius” will open tomorrow in New York’s Time Warner Center (at Columbus Circle) featuring 16 monumental bronze sculptures by Surrealist artist Salvador Dali. The pieces will be placed around the public spaces of shopping complex and will be on display through April 30th, 2011.   The two highlights of the exhibition are ... Read More »

News: New Japan Fest from ATP

  Continuing their path to cover every corner of the Globe, All Tomorrow’s Parties have announced their latest endeavour: their first event in Japan. The “I’ll Be Your Mirror” event (named for the b-side to The Velvet Underground’s original All Tomorrow’s Parties 7″ single) will take place at Studio Coast, Tokyo, Japan on Sunday 27th February 2011 and is produced ... Read More »

Chronicles: St. Bartholomew’s

Like many older uptown and midtown churches, St. Bartholomew’s first began downtown in 1835, near the greatest concentration of New Yorkers. But as its congregation grew, it soon built a large new church uptown on Madison Avenue in the year 1872. The church was designed by James Renwick and later embellished with a triple portal by Stanford White. In addition ... Read More »

News: Holy Dinosaur!

  From Discovery News comes a report from Italy that a dinosaur skull dating from about 190 million years ago has been found been found in the Cathedral of St. Ambrose in Vigevano, 20 miles from Milan.   The dinosaur was discovered in the pink, marble slabs that support the balustrade by Andrea Tintori, a paleontologist from the University of ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: It’s Halloween! And since this year the holiday falls on a Sunday, the celebration will be lasting all weekend. Read up on our guide to New York City’s Halloween and get going on those costumes!   Watch: Monsters – Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The Victoria and Albert Museum

Fondly known by Londoners as “The Queen’s Attic,” The Victoria & Albert Museum hosts a variety of objects, from the shimmering chandelier by contemporary artist Dale Chihuly in the entrance way to medieval statuary. The museum is in fact the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design. Founded in 1852, it has since then grown to encompass 12.5 acres ... Read More »

News: International Controversy at the Louvre

  The Louvre may have just put on display more works of art that inspire a little violence as it has just revealed its new exhibition, “Counterpoint, Contemporary Russian Art.” The exhibition includes four pieces by Russian artist Avdei Ter-Oganyan, one of which calls for an attack on the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. The works of art are from ... Read More »

Chronicles: The Algonquin Hotel

  The Algonquin Hotel at 59 West 44th Street in Manhattan opened its doors in 1902, designed by architect Goldwin Starrett. Its first manager, Frank Case (who bought the hotel in 1927), established many of the hotel’s traditions as well convinced the original owner of the hotel to name it after the Algonquin tribe who had first occupied the area. Read More »

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