all stories tagged "Visual Arts"


joshualight1
John Farley  |  July 29, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
If you were in New York City in the '60s, there's a good chance you'll remember the psychedelic light shows at the Fillmore East. Allow us to take you back...VIDEO
Edgar Santana's boxing career nearly ended in 2008, after he was charged with running an illegal drug ring. A documentarian hopes to follow his return to glory. Photo courtesy of Eric Johannsen.
Daniel T. Allen  |  July 26, 2011 4:58 PM | Comments
This week's Kickstarter picks include a documentary on a boxer from Spanish Harlem and a couple of performance artists bringing change to Wall Street (of the nickel and dime variety).VIDEO
old map
John Farley  |  July 21, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
A free exhibition series explores the development of cartography throughout the city's history, and looks at new mapping technologies.
Little Thailand
Bridget Leahy  |  July 20, 2011 6:33 PM | Comments
WNYC's Brian Lehrer hosted a weekly series, "The New Littles," to highlight the city's diverse and evolving neighborhoods. The show solicited artistic representations of ethnic enclaves including "Little Thailand" and "Little Mexico."
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Daniel T. Allen  |  July 19, 2011 12:12 PM | Comments
David Michalek, an artist and photographer, returns to the Lincoln Center Festival with an outdoor video projection guaranteed to make New Yorkers slow down.
“Popping,” 2009, gelatin silver print 16x20Crown Street and Bedford Ave Brooklyn Block PartyPhoto by Anderson Zaca.
Daniel T. Allen  |  July 10, 2011 6:18 PM | Comments
This week on Kickstarter: block parties, George Plimpton...and phytoremediation (using plants to get rid of toxins -- duh).
Sunny Day at the Park
Kira Cohen  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
It might be understatement to say that Maira Kalman's exhibit at the Jewish Museum revels in the quotidian. "When I see things, I fall in love with them," says the writer and illustrator. Kalman's first career survey, titled "Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)," spans 30 years and showcases an outright passion for the otherwise invisible details of the everyday.VIDEO
q-tip
John Farley  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
Q-tip, a founding member of "A Tribe Called Quest," curated the lineup for this year’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, July 11-16.
levin
July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 1 Comment
Are you a museumophobe? Then the summertime city streets can serve as your art fix.
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