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Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York

On October 7, 2016, the Museum of the City of New York will present Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York. The exhibit will explore the counter-culture of the early 20th century queer community and the abundance of creativity that it brought. Gay Gotham is a tribute to New York’s most distinguished LGBT […]

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 Fine Art Meets Big Business at Sotheby’s

It should come as no surprise that accessing fine art often comes at a price, and a pretty steep one we might add. There are very few museums that offer free admission on a regular basis, and paying for art, particularly rare pieces, can quite literally cost collectors millions. It was the late pop artist […]

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How Andy Warhol Made Art a Business

“Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.” – Andy Warhol There is no denying that Andy Warhol is one of the most iconic artists in all of American art history. His body of work is recognizable to people all over the world; he pioneered the Pop Art […]

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Feast Your Eyes On Art and Appetite at the Amon Carter Museum

Have you ever considered how much food and art have in common? Cultural trends in both art and dining have changed immensely over time; they both involve passion and innovation, and are visually delectable. An artist cultivates a unique vision for each piece of artwork they create, just as a chef must carefully conceptualize and […]

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‘Hooray for Hollywood!’ Evokes a Pop Princess’s Artistic Sensibility

Holly Solomon – art collector, socialite, gallery owner, and even muse to the likes of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein – is currently being celebrated at NYC’s Mixed Greens in the group exhibition, Hooray for Hollywood!. The exhibit showcases the artistic sensibility of the self-proclaimed “Pop Princess,” and quietly illustrates the ways in which she […]

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Andy Warhol’s Vibrant New Sweater

The Andy Warhol Bridge stretches across the Allegheny River in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is one of a kind, in that it’s the only bridge in the United States with an artist for a namesake. A self-anchored suspension bridge, the structure is also a visual delight for architects and passersby, who can admire its strength […]

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Mao Paintings Banned From China Warhol Exhibition

Shanghai wants to one day be considered a world art capital. Just last fall, the government funded several modern and contemporary art museums. But the city will have a hard time being considered a cultural capital if it continues censoring material the government deems politically sensitive and pornographic. A perfect example is the recent ban […]

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New York’s Top 100 Most Influential People

The Observer recently released a list of the 100 Most Influential New Yorkers from the past 25 years. And while 100 people might sound like a lot, consider the fact that there are currently more than 8 million people living in New York City, and in the past 25 years many more have also lived—and […]

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This year was the 100th Anniversary of the NYC Armory Show

New York City Armory Show

Last week was New York City’s annual Armory Show, one of the best-known contemporary and modern art fairs. It is one of NYC’s defining art events of the year and happens every March on Piers 92 and 94 in Manhattan. While we still celebrate art from centuries past, the Armory Show puts that aside while […]

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Why We Remember Warhol

Andy Warhol is a name most people know today. And even more have seen his artwork or know of the foundation named after him and dedicated to the advancement of the visual arts. But looking at his paintings of Campbell’s Soup cans, Marilyn Monroe, commercial advertisements, and everyday common objects might not yield much of […]

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