Affordable Art Fair Coming to NY This Fall

Affordable Art Fair Coming to NY This Fall

NYC’s annual Affordable Art Fair is coming to the Metropolitan Pavilion on September 28 – October 2, 2016. More than 500 artists will be showcased at this year’s festival. Featured artwork will include paintings, prints, photographs, and sculptures. Attendees can...
Wild Line

Wild Line

The Montauk Cutoff has been a Queens eyesore for years, an unused remnant of the much more widespread passenger rail system that used to weave among the New York streets. It makes a wavy C-shape from the old “Yard A” at its north end to its south terminus where Dutch...
Cool Culture Pass

Cool Culture Pass

A collection of art museums recently commissioned a study to see the effects of their programs on students, and the results, after surveys of over 300 participants, were striking. Over three quarters of the participants rated their participation in museum programs as...
Mary Mattingly, Boulders, and the Police

Mary Mattingly, Boulders, and the Police

A woman pushing a boulder as big as she is, made of household things and yellow twine across the Bayonne Bridge from Staten Island to New Jersey–while not technically illegal–attracts police attention. Which is how one of Mary Mattingly’s performance...
Waiting for the Night Train

Waiting for the Night Train

Strictly speaking, the ghostly white sculptures on the defunct New York Central rail platform in Syracuse, NY are graffiti. Duke Epolito had no permission to place the eerie human shapes there in 1982 when he did. But the lumpy fiberglass figures have been there for...
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