Art and Science Meet at the Museum of Natural History

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Sometimes when I visit the Museum of Natural History in New York City, I forget I’m in a science museum.  When I’m there, I feel like I’m in an art museum.  It’s hard to separate the science from the art. There are many world-class artists of all kinds who contribute to the museum.  I’m not […]

The Whitney Museum of American Art – An American Icon

The Whitney Museum of American Art is one of my favorite art museums in Manhattan.  It’s located at Madison Avenue and 75th street on the Upper East Side.  It’s just a short walk from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim on 5th Avenue. The reason I like the Whitney so much is that […]

Have You Seen the World’s Oldest Art?

Have you ever thought about the world’s oldest art and when it was first made? Have you ever wondered who were the first artists and what kind of art did they make? I recently took my video camera to the Museum of Natural History in New York City.  I went to the part of the […]

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (often referred to as “The Guggenheim”) is a well-known art museum located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. It is the permanent home of a renowned and continuously expanding collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern and contemporary art and also features […]

Farewell to Andy Warhol

“Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone’s got to take care of all your details.”  –Andy Warhol Well, it’s finally happened.  Andy Warhol is gone.  No, really, he’s gone.  I mean it.  I’m talking, of course, about the monument of him that stood in Union Square in Manhattan […]

8 Top Websites for Art News and Information

Would you like to know the top websites for art news and information? Would you like the best sources for art events, happenings, receptions and opening? There are many ways to engage in the arts; through gallery visits, buying art, attending openings and receptions or becoming a museum member. But with the information overload it […]

Top 4 New York City Art Exhibitions, Winter 2011-2012

The Art of Reuse in Long Island City When: December 1 –  February 29, 2011; Opening reception on December 1 from 6 – 9pm with a panel discussion at 7pm. Where: Materials for the Arts (33-00 Northern Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Long Island City, Queens) Founded in 1978, Materials for the Arts, is New York’s largest […]

What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? Occupy Wall Street Continues

“Today is day 5,” read a sign in the midst of thousands of people camping out at Liberty Plaza yesterday, steps away from Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange with the naked lady. It’s been a week since the Occupy Wall Street protests began, and the protesters show no sign of backing down, […]

The Art of Burning Man (But Is It Art?)

This week, hundreds of artists from all over the world will begin assembling one of the largest and most dazzling group art shows in the United States, or anywhere. Approximately 50,000 people will view the show during its week-long run, making it proportionately even more popular attendance-wise than the recent Alexander McQueen hullabaloo at the […]

Police say Picasso theft was part of luxury spree

A string of art heists at New York galleries and hotels went unsolved until an arrest in the theft of a Picasso drawing in San Francisco led authorities to a treasure trove inside a nondescript New Jersey apartment. Police believe Mark Lugo is responsible for at least eight thefts since June totaling more than $600,000 […]