Monthly Archives: August 2015

Jumpin Comes to NYC

Pearlfisher, the London-based creative agency (read: marketing and branding firm), calls its traveling “grown up” ball bit an art installation. That’s one of the beauties of art as a label – if you say a thing is art, who’s to … Continue reading

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Against the Run

New York City may be the “city that never sleeps,” but it is definitely a city that runs on its clocks. Rush hour, closing time, first-second-third shifts: everyone has a schedule, and time is always rushing by. The city is … Continue reading

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The Met Celebrates 100 Years of Asian Art

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will open exhibits of Asian art, including lacquer, fabric, and textiles. The exhibit opened in January of this year and will stay open through the spring … Continue reading

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No Longer Empty: An NYC Transformation

New York City, a place with a high percentage of abandoned structures, is getting a colorful facelift in some areas. No Longer Empty, a local nonprofit, is turning neglected buildings and storefronts into art installations and exhibits—and what’s more, the … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo’s Garden

One doesn’t have to be a devotee of Frida Kahlo to recognize her paintings; her style is one of the most distinctive in the long history of portrait artists, full of deeply personal symbolism. Every bit as iconic as the … Continue reading

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