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New York City Parks Department Launches Interactive ‘Art Map’

The New York City Parks Department has over a thousand monuments and public art installations scattered across the boroughs. A great many of them are the sort you’d stumble across by accident as small treasures tucked away in parks. Now, for the very first time, the Parks Department has released a searchable, digital art map […]

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Niele Toroni

The Restful Sameness of Niele Toroni

There is a restful sameness to all of Niele Toroni’s work, all of it in a style he pioneered and named travaux/pientures. Each painting, be it on stark white canvas or old, yellowed newsprint, is a careful study of the nature of paint and surface, almost scientific in its precision. His signature method, repeated over […]

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Dan Graham at the Met Museum

Dan Graham Delights Visitors in Site-Specific Rooftop Exhibition

One of the most exciting museum exhibitions to visit in New York City this summer isn’t actually in a museum at all, rather, it’s on the roof of one. As soon as the weather is permitting, the Metropolitan Museum of Art curates a special exhibition for its rooftop garden. The Roof Garden Commission has hosted […]

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‘Snow’: A Wintry Story by Brooklyn Artist Shelley Jackson

Some artists create masterpieces on traditional materials like cloth canvases. Others prefer to work in installation, forming abstract works that take up entire rooms or even protrude into public space. And if you’re Shelley Jackson, you’ll create stories and works of art on canvasses made from dolls, or skin, or even snow. Simply, and aptly […]

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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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Five Must-See Arts Happenings in NYC This Week

If you’re seeking a kind of cultural cheat-sheet, NYC-ARTS is a great resource for all of your arts and culture needs. “On multiple platforms, NYC-ARTS aims to increase awareness of New York City’s nonprofit cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors,” the organization explains. New York City has an overwhelming amount of artistic […]

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