Monthly Archives: August 2016

An Eerie, Counter-Intuitive Exhibit is Coming to Town

From September 20 – October 29, 2016, the Gagosian Gallery (the 522 West 21st Street location) is hosting the Jumping Over My Shadow exhibit. The exhibit will feature monumental sculptures, new paintings, and original drawings by the uncanny artist Georg … Continue reading

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Free Admission to the Leslie-Lohman Museum

For whatever reason, the Leslie-Lohman Museum doesn’t receive a lot of press despite the fact that it’s open six days a week and admission is always free. Perhaps it’s because it’s a gay and lesbian art museum, and Americans are … Continue reading

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1,000-Person Choir Performs at the Mostly Mozart Festival

On August 13, a massive group of people gathered at the Lincoln Center to sing at the Mostly Mozart festival. The festival, which features orchestral concerts, dance groups, and more, focuses on Mozart’s work. But this year, a 1,000-person choir … Continue reading

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How to Afford Living in NYC as an Artist

A gifted painter from the Midwest moves to NYC in order to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming the next Picasso. The reality? He ends up paying $1,400 a month to live in a cockroach-infested apartment in Hunts Point. It’s … Continue reading

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Museum Offers Guided Meditation for Black Lives Matter

In response to recent police killings, The New Museum of Contemporary Art is offering guided meditation sessions for the Black Lives Matter movement. Board-certified and licensed acupuncturist, Mona Chopra, will lead the majority of the sessions. Chopra, who is also … Continue reading

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3 Awesome Places in NYC to Find PokeStops

If you haven’t already heard, there’s a new game in town, and it’s literally sending everyone outside. Pokemon Go is officially available in most parts of the world, and people are venturing out into the urban wild to catch ‘em … Continue reading

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Keegan Monaghan: Artist of Intellectual Horrors

Keegan Monaghan is a 29-year-old from Chicago who knows his hometown history. His painting style is strongly borrowed from the Chicago Imagists, those painters from the 1960s who were known for grotesqueries and surrealism (and who inspired the art of … Continue reading

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LowLine: An Underground Park on NYC’s Lower East Side

In July of 2015, a project called Lowline bagged $223,506 of crowdfunding money from more than 2500 donors via Kickstarter. At the time, it was the platform’s most-funded public art project, and it was only a concept. That concept was … Continue reading

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