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Music Interview: Or Zubalsky, Bushwick, NYC

  A Bushwick native via Israel, Or Zubalsky has been making music in Brooklyn for over six years. His music project is called Juviley, which has just released a new album out called Our Choices Rhyme. You can find the album in all the traditional places but you can also grab it on Juviley’s site via a video game. Or ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Ridgewood, NY

  For history aficionados, New York is a treasure trove. And while one could spend a lifetime exploring the streets of Manhattan, the outter-boroughs offer a plethora of opportunities to see and experience the rich past that made this city great. Recently, we interviewed James T. Walsh about the art scene in the neighborhood of Ridgewood, Queens. But besides having ... 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 »

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 »

Spotlight On: City Reliquary

City Reliquary February 2011 from Daydream Glacier on Vimeo.   Williamsburg, Brooklyn is known for being on the cutting edge of trends, from fashion to the next big band to art. Helping bridge those communities with with the neighborhood’s past is the City Reliquary, a non-for-profit community museum and civic organization that in addition to a permanent collection of New ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Cindy Sherman

  Having grown-up a few miles from New York City, it wasn’t a far leap when photographer and film director Cindy Sherman moved into the city, working odd jobs to support herself and her burgeoning art career. Before Sherman became well-known for her conceptual portraits, many of herself, she was employed at The Artist’s Space in SoHo as a part-time ... 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 »

Spotlight On: Jackson Pollock

  A midwestern boy with a penchant for getting expelled from schools, Pollock moved to New York City in 1930 where along with his brother Charles, studied at the Art Students League of New York. In 1936, Pollock was introduced to the concept of liquid paint and thus began Pollock’s famous technique of laying out canvases on the floor in ... Read More »

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