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Crossing Lines- New Perspectives
by Visionary Artists Opens in Chelsea

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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One of the more unusual shows in Chelsea is a small, theme-based exhibition “Crossing Lines,” bringing together recent works by YunWoo Choi, Adel Gorgy, and


Cooper Hewitt

Cooper Hewitt Museum Reopens

Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Cooper Hewitt is back and New Yorkers will be thrilled with the results. Closed for three years, while its East 91st Street Carnegie Mansion home


MANA CONTEMPORARY Celebrates the Opening of the Richard Meier Model Museum

Mana Contemporary Launches Spring Season
Exhibitions On View from May 10 – August 1, 2014

Sunday, May 4th, 2014
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With the arrival of balmy weather ushering in spring comes an ideal time for New Yorkers to step out from their usual habitat and visit


The musician

Music Makers In Memoirs and Biographies

Friday, November 16th, 2012
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I know there’s someone on your list who really loves music, be it pop, rock, heavy metal, or jazz. How about gifting a great book



Then and Now: Artists Who Defined Cultural Movements
Dominate New York’s Fall Art Season

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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New York’s fall art season is well underway and in an unusual turn five major museums are presenting a wide range of exhibitions from a



Andy Warhol’s Film, Chelsea Girls
A Fundraiser to Save the Landmark Hotel

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
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As part of a larger effort to raise money for the distinguished Chelsea Hotel that constantly faces demolition and evictions, Raymond Foye, an independent curator,



On Mainstream Complacency and the Need for Gaga

Thursday, February 24th, 2011
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Two of my colleagues at the college newspaper I write for submitted articles this week that both posit and argue the same point: that popular


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Master Class: An Introduction to The Velvet Underground

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
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A good number of the so-called “classics” never quite seem to live up to the hype. It doesn’t matter if we’re talking about movies, television,


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