'CUT AND PASTE' a design battle tonight. →
Carsten Höller: Experience, now open at The New...
This autumn, the New Museum will present the first New York survey exhibition of the work of the German artist Carsten Höller (b. 1961, Brussels, lives and works in Stockholm). Over the past twenty years, Höller has created a world that is equal parts laboratory and test site, exploring such themes as childhood, safety, love, the future, and doubt. Höller left his early career as a scientist...
Everybody Street - Help get this movie made. →
“Noted filmmaker and photographer Cheryl Dunn pays tribute to Stieglitz’s spirit through a unique and groundbreaking film that delivers an intimate portrait of some of the most important New York art photographers to emerge since the 1930’s. Her cinematic compilation includes interviews, photographs, and candid footage of the artists, exploring their lifelong dedication to New York as...
Genius School coming to NYC.
Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them. -Albert Einstein JetBlue, Goldman Sachs laud mayor Bloomberg’s $100M bid to build ‘genius school’ in New York City. Read more:
Artist-led teams create scenarios for...
NEW YORK, N.Y.- The Noguchi Museum, founded by Isamu Noguchi in 1985, and Socrates Sculpture Park, established by Mark di Suvero in 1986, have joined together to create Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City. This major project engages the creative intellect of four artist-led teams in conceiving new approaches to growth in the Queens neighborhood in which the two institutions are...
New Yorkers Find Their Creative Voice In "New York... →
“All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players” [via]. William Shakespeare couldn’t have said it better and in this case, the stage is New York City and the players are the visitors, men and women who live here.
Illustrator Ed Sorel
“Nice Work If You Can Get It” part of “The Masters Series: Edward Sorel” from School of Visual Arts on Vimeo. A short, sweet and timely documentary about the illustrator Ed Sorel, by his son Leo Sorel. The accompanying exhibition, “The Masters Series: Edward Sorel” is on view from at the Visual Arts Gallery, NYC.
NYC's Bike and Pedestrian Crashes, The Map!
Using data compiled by the New York State Department of Transportation, Transportation Alternatives has released CrashStat, a map of pedestrian and bike crashes in the city, spanning the years from 1995 to 2009.
The Bug Circus Generator Powers Up a Smartphone →
New York Writes Itself →
Veronica Cooper: "Have a Lousy Day"... →
veronicacooper: My quote in New York Writes Itself, a “script” full of observations, moments, experiences, thoughts and revelations submitted by New Yorkers (and people living in New York). Selected entries will be produced as posters, short films, music videos, etc. QUOTE: Have a lousy day. Walking…
Writing Staff, 8 Million →
What is that smell? Smells like New York
A New York City based fragrance house Bond No. 9 newest fragrances — Madison Square Park and New York Oud — have arrived at Philippine fragrance counters, bringing them the scents of the city that never sleeps.
SEE NYC ART HOARDERS HERB AND DOROTHY GIVE IT AWAY
For decades, adorable little couple Herb and Dorothy Vogel compulsively collected mostly post-minimalist art, piling and stacking the loot in their small New York City one bedroom apartment. After years of hoarding,they gave away 2,500 works — fifty to a museum in each state. Read more after the link.