Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. "I'm headed to MoMa," said Brooke Gladstone, "I'm eager to see how much I've missed of Magritte."
What do horse racing and street art have in common?
Thanks to Donna Tartt's new novel, The Goldfinch, record crowds are flocking to the Frick Collection on the Upper East Side to see a small painting of a bird created almost 400 years ago.
A little revolution is happening inside an important room in New York restaurants.
Save those pencil sketches. They might become museum material.
"I'm suggesting the lesbian-feminism edition of Weekend Picks," said Metro Editor Andrea Bernstein
Lines are forming in front of a Chelsea gallery to see columns that swirl and glow, and abstract, colorful paintings.
Poison protects animals, kills people, and cures diseases — and now it's the theme of a new show at the American Museum of Natural History.
This season, there are plenty of new plays — and plenty of re-imagined classics. Our critics take a look at what to see now.
Call it the countdown for Bloomberg's building era. The City Council has blocked Mayor Bloomberg's plan for Midtown East rezoning, and that is not the only major development the mayor has backed that he won't be in office to see through. Daniel Geiger, a reporter with Crain's New York Business, said the failure of that project must be a major disappointment. But failed projects are more the exception than the rule for the Bloomberg Administration. Now the question turns to what developments mayor-elect Bill de Blasio might put his stamp on, like affordable housing.
"People are really interested to see A, what he will do to incentivize this construction, and B, where is he going to build it," Geiger said.
To hear the full conversation with Geiger, click on the audio player.
It takes years of training to become a professional dancer. But one choreographer in Brooklyn is challenging that idea.
Fans of the band The Yellow Dogs are in mourning in Tehran, Iran and Brooklyn, New York. Two members of the Iranian band — brothers Arash and Soroush Farazmand — a third musician, Ali Eskandarian, and the suspected shooter, Ali Akbar Mohammadi Rafie, were killed in a triple-murder suicide in East Williamsburg early Monday. Police are still searching for a motive in the tragic crime.
Photos that capture war from the point of view of observers, civilians and soldiers over the last 165 years in 28 nations are on display at a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.
Check out some of the events around town that our colleagues are suggesting for this weekend.
The artist who turned his parents' survival from the Holocaust into a Pulitzer-prize winning graphic novel is the subject of a new exhibit at the Jewish Museum.
There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices. Here, playwright Rick Elice.
He painted freckled boy scouts, sprightly grandmothers and little black girls walking into an all-white school. Norman Rockwell was the star illustrator of The Saturday Evening Post for nearly half a century, and served as America's unofficial "artist in chief."
The Manhattan skyline is getting thinner. There are about a dozen new, needle-thin towers planned for New York City.
Space fans can now explore the mysterious world of dark energy and dark matter at the American Museum of Natural History.
Okay, so our "One NY Artist" series is actually two this week, with terrarium makers Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow. However, there's a strong argument for thinking of them as one artist, so inseparable are these two creative entrepreneurs and their vision.