Category Archives: art

Street Art Goes Commercial

Street art is a controversial topic; some view it as vandalism while others view it as craftsmanship. But instead of condemning the practice, perhaps New York City ought to take a few pointers from Los Angeles. An increasing number of … Continue reading

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Feeling Uncomfortable? Good.

As odd as it sounds, there are a lot of good reasons to spend some time with art that makes us uncomfortable. Pushing boundaries can change the way we think about the world and each other. Whether it makes us … Continue reading

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de Young Offers a Peek into Regional Art

San Francisco’s de Young Museum has been part of the city since 1895, connecting visitors with art from around the world. Particularly since its redesign in October of 2005, it’s been a welcoming way to experience regional art, in particular … Continue reading

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Rei Kawakubo Exhibit at The Met

Rei Kawakubo, originally an artist from Tokyo, grew up in a household that enjoyed Western culture as an aesthetic, on the grounds of Keio University where her father worked. It was a fertile upbringing, blending art styles from around the … Continue reading

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Meet the Young Artists Whose Work is Being Featured at the Met

This is the tenth consecutive year of P.S. Art: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids, a project to feature young artists from schools across New York City on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Over 1,000 artworks were … Continue reading

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Photography in the Spotlight

When we think of big donations to art museums, we often think of large canvases or dusty vases gifted by aging millionaires. However, photography is a burgeoning art form of its own, as many recent donations and gallery updates can … Continue reading

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Lucy Sparrow’s Pop-Up Art Gallery is Calling Attention to Gentrification

Not many pop-up art galleries can boast an inventory of 9,000 objects. And a bodega is not a common inspiration for chic pop art. But that’s the shape that Lucy Sparrow’s “8 ‘Till Late,” takes. The installation takes the form … Continue reading

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