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Artist Commits to Drawing Every Restaurant in New York City

So far, John Donohue has over 100 drawings on his website, alltherestaurants.com. Each one is a simple line illustration, done in twenty minutes or so, of restaurants in New York City. The end-goal of the project (which he calls “intentionally hyperbolic”) … Continue reading

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The Shed Arts Center Just Received a $75 Million Donation From Michael Bloomberg

The Shed is still an Erector-Set-like structure of bare girders and safety netting, but next year it will be a new arts center and a lynch pin for Hudson Yards as a new cultural region of New York City. It … Continue reading

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Using Sculptures and Sound to Convey Touch

Kevin Beasley just had his first solo art exhibition in New York City at the Casey Kaplan gallery. It was the first exhibition in their new gallery space. Beasley grew up in Virginia but moved to New York City for … 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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Don’t Go to the Brooklyn Museum This Weekend!

Here’s your PSA: the Brooklyn Museum will be closed this weekend because of an air-conditioning outage. As temperatures soar over 90 in New York City this weekend, the outage is an important reminder of the powerful effect hot weather can … Continue reading

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Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing Has All the Right Moves

Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing was never planned to last for over 25 years. It started in 1989 during a 30th birthday celebration for the Center. Meant to be a one-night event, people fell in love with both the music … Continue reading

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This Artist is No Haas-Been!

Manhattan has always been synonymous with adornment. Dior and Tiffany have their basecamps in that illustrious neighborhood, and there are few places the eye can rest without seeing some manner of decoration or adornment. No exception are the walls of … Continue reading

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