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Dis-Play / Re-Play

In Dis-Play / Re-Play, the exhibit organized by Prem Krishnamurthy and Walter Seidl for the Austrian Cultural Forum in the Austrian Embassy in New York City, six Austrian artists play with the idea of art exhibitions, specifically with the classic … 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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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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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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The Swings

There are all kinds of puns one could make about a swingset that plays music, but let’s refrain. “The Swings: An Exercise in Musical Cooperation” is a public art work you can play with. And the creators want you to–that’s … Continue reading

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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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The Living Pyramid: Coming Soon to Socrates Sculpture Park

Socrates Sculpture Park is one of NYC’s greatest locales for large-scale, often experimental public art. Founded in 1986, Socrates Sculpture Park is “the only site in the New York Metropolitan area specifically dedicated to providing artists with opportunities to create … Continue reading

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Under the Radar Festival Brings Experimentation and Diversity to The Public Theater

The annual Under the Radar Festival is in full swing, and so far, the performances have been phenomenal. Throughout the last decade, Under the Radar has presented more than 140 companies from 36 countries, with this year’s lineup billed to … Continue reading

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Bronx Lab Celebrates Local Street Art

It’s been a really good year for the world of graffiti and street art. Wooster Collective celebrated its twelfth anniversary as a leading urban arts initiative, and more and more notable museums have been including street art into their collections … Continue reading

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By The Brooklyn People, For The Brooklyn People (And Everybody Else, of Course!)

We already know that Brooklyn is home to some of the most avant-garde galleries, community-based performances spaces, and creative artist-types that lend its many neighborhoods an independent, spirited air. Whether you’re a proud resident of this colorful borough or just … Continue reading

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