Monthly Archives: October 2013

Volunteer, for the Love of Art

Art enthusiasts in New York City already know that there are hundreds of museums, galleries, and performance halls where one can delight in spectacular cultural offerings. Did you know that there are other ways to enjoy the arts throughout the … Continue reading

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“First Date” Continues to Delight Broadway Audiences

Have you been to see First Date The Musical yet? It’s Broadway’s newest musical play, and it has delighted audiences and critics since it first took to the stage in early August. First Date is not the kind of play … Continue reading

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The Most Anticipated Acts of Performa 13

Performa 13 is right around the corner, and the critics are already anticipating this year’s best performances. If you’ve never heard of the event, Performa is “the only biennial dedicated to commissioning, presenting and exploring new visual art performance across … Continue reading

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MoMA PS1 Welcomes “Mike Kelley” In Its Largest Exhibition Since “Rooms”

It seems as though there has never been a better time to explore New York City’s most innovative contemporary arts museums. We recently discussed Chris Burden’s massive take-over of the New Museum, and now, MoMA PS1 welcomes a substantial exhibition … Continue reading

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Banksy’s “Residency” On the Streets of New York City

If you haven’t yet heard about (or seen) Banksy’s latest work in New York City, let me be the first to tell you that the elusive artist hasn’t exactly been welcomed with open arms. Banksy is one of the most … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures in NYC’s Museum Gift Shops

I often write about the fantastic exhibitions and artworks being installed in the numerous museums of New York City, but rarely do I discuss a now-quintessential part of most arts institutions: the gift shop. Museum shops often carry wonderful trinkets … Continue reading

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Chris Burden Occupies the New Museum in “Extreme Measures”

Big things are happening at the New Museum, New York City’s only art institution dedicated to exclusively showcasing contemporary works from around the world. Starting yesterday, and running through January 12th, 2014, performance and sculpture artist Chris Burden is taking … Continue reading

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