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Archive for October, 2012

Dots Magazine: Featuring New York City

ArtblogNY.com is very excited to report that I will be writing an article for the upcoming issue of DOTS Digital Art Magazine, featuring the New York City contemporary art scene. For those unfamiliar with DOTS, it is an interactive iPad magazine, in the genre of Wired or Wallpaper, and discusses contemporary art internationally. The iPad […]

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Life in a Tenement in the Late 1800s: Have Things Changed Much?

As I sit here waiting for Hurricane Sandy to arrive and bracing for the potential flooding of our basement again, I thought that I would write about my experience living in NYC over the past 15 years and compare it to the stories I heard from the guide at the Tenement Museum on the Lower […]

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The Murder of Crows

A sound installation recently presented at the Park Avenue Armoury, The Murder of the Crows by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller was one of the most incredible installations I have seen recently. Set in the drill hall of the armory,  a space of 55,000-square-feet, the installation was just a tiny proportion of the space. […]

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Printing Error: Paper Jam at Source

Wade Guyton OS at the Whitney was a huge disappointment, but not for the reasons you think.  I went to see the show today with a friend and former colleague whom I first met when I arrived on the shores of this intense city looking for a job in the art world, and my partner, […]

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A Tale of 2 Schmucks…

I recently watched a couple of films that told similar stories of 2 important creative men who lived their lives like schmucks. The 2 men that I’m referring to are Charles Eames and Louis Kahn. I knew a little about Charles Eames through his influence in being a pioneer in the Mid-Century Modern furniture design […]

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Professional Curators Needed, Please!

I recently went to the GoBrooklyn community-curated open studio project. An incredibly cool concept, in partnership with the Brooklyn Museum, and using a mobile app— the public was invited to travel around Brooklyn to view artists in their studios. You had to check-in to at least 5 studios before you were eligible to nominate artists. […]

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Pussy Panties and Boys Who Tuck

So we were coming back to the car, after having had some dim sum in Chinatown. We had found a parking place on Orchard St, a rare find because parking is scarce in that part of town. And we stumbled upon Strange Loop Gallery which was not open when we arrived. The exhibition on view […]

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I’m Back From a Crack House Bingefest

Okay. Sorry to all those people who were actually paying attention to what I was writing. If there is in fact anyone out there who reads these rants. If you are out there, please comment to encourage me to continue. I’d imagine there are people who don’t live in NYC who may be interested. So […]

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