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An illustration of a blonde woman without any eyes.

Journey Into a Dark World With ‘Another Place’

Shrine is an artist-run gallery on Henry Street, near Two Bridges. It hosts surrealist art, mostly, and sells custom skateboard decks. From now through September 3rd, Shrine is hosting an eerie exhibition called “Another Place.” It is a collection of very loosely figurative work by a dozen painters and multimedia sculptors. All of the works […]



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A New York City street vendor selling hot dogs.

3-D Image Installation Pays Tribute to New York City’s Street Vendors

There’s something special about street food in New York City, and it’s not really the food at all. It’s the people, the tough-as-nails community of vendors running the cars and vans that sell hot dogs, pretzels, crepes, and gyros. They hawk their goods on strategically-chosen corners, some staking out a particular site for years at […]



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A painting of a house, created by artist Maureen Gallace.

Maureen Gallace Exhibit Receives Rave Reviews

Maureen Gallace, of Connecticut and New York, has probably always been an artist, but she was thirty when she began exhibiting her works. She paints on small canvases, little portraits of beaches, hillsides, and houses from her native New England, but no people. In fact, her houses seem people-less, often missing doors and windows in […]



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Two school-aged boys—one black, one white.

New Art Exhibit Addresses Racial Segregation in America’s Schools

In Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional to segregate school children by race. But today, more than sixty years later, school segregation appears to be on the rise. More than one third of black American students attend an “intensely racially segregated” school, according to a study released this […]



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A close-up photo of a camera lens.

Interactive ‘Hansel and Gretel’ Exhibit Recreates the Feeling of Being Watched

Shambling around in a large, dark space with uneven floors and walls sounds like a particularly avant-garde brand of art installation. Over-head, flying drones buzz unseen while you bumble into your fellow art appreciators. And on the floor below you, the only light in the room projects your own path. The projections are an infrared […]



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A photo of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, where the Summer of Love first began.

The Summer of Love Turns 50

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love, a cultural phenomenon that took place in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood in 1967 but was reflected across the world. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a fleeting moment of the counterculture hippie extravaganza already going on at that time—or it was […]



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A purple glass boat in a pond. Picture taken at the New York Botanical Garden.

The ‘CHIHULY’ Exhibit is Now Open at the New York Botanical Garden

Dale Chihuly, the Seattle-based glass artist, is hard to escape. It seems like every large airport, hotel, and hospital in the country have at least a few pieces of his distinctive flower- or sea-life-themed glass work on display. And now, a new installation is being added to that total. “CHIHULY,” a new exhibit at the […]



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A sculpture of a bull by artist Adrián Villar Rojas.

Adrián Villar Rojas Has a Rooftop Exhibit at the Met

Adrián Villar Rojas, Argentinian artist and worldwide exhibitor, was exploring the Metropolitan Museum of Art when he was struck by the way that the museum, any museum, removes things from daily life and “freezes” them. “In some way or another, I wanted to play with the doodles of culture,” the thirty-seven-year-old said of his project […]



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Rebecca Guay painting.

April 30th is the Last Day to See Rebecca Leveille’s “Crush” Exhibit

Rebecca Leveille grew up on comic books. She is completely self-taught and is just as inspired by “X-Men” and “Star Wars” as she is from the works of Klimt and Wyeth. Now an established name in art, Leveille (AKA Rebecca Guay) has been a part of some of the most beloved projects in nerdy art. She illustrated comic […]



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An image of the city of Detroit.

‘Detroit Grind’ Exhibit Now on Display in New York

This spring, New York is celebrating Detroit. The two cities, both with their backbones of industry and bustle, can be considered close cousins despite the several hundred miles between them. And in the heart of Chelsea, New York City’s artistic epicenter, the Rush Arts Gallery is making sure Detroit comes alive for New Yorkers. The […]



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