A Year In New York

A Daily Bite of the Big Apple

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Day 358: Obama in a New Light

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Recently I headed to Williamsburg in Brooklyn to see an exhibit by Joe Mangrum, an artist friend who creates fantastic visions from everyday things. He and I moved from San Francisco about the same time. Joe unlocked the door of Chi Contemporary Fine Art and showed me around just after the place closed for the […]

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Tags: East Coast v. West Coast · Museums & Art · Personalities · Sights & Scenes · Why I Love This Town

Day 242: Gimme an “Ommmmmm!”

February 25th, 2009 · 3 Comments

My friend Jen is visiting from Amsterdam to debut her erotic film, and yesterday we made a visit to the Guggenheim. We lingered at “The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia” exhibit. This piece in the lobby summed it up neatly. Listen up, everyone! Ice is melting.

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Day 86: What’s New In the Bowery?

September 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

I made my first visit to the Bowery neighborhood to explore the New Museum of Contemporary Art. The New Museum launched in 1977 as an upstart to the MOMA, or Museum of Modern Art, which opened in 1928 and was no longer so modern. In 2020, New York will celebrate the grand opening of MOFFAT/N/SO […]

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Tags: Museums & Art · Sights & Scenes