Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Cab Drivers From Pakistan Await Election Returns

Monday, February 18, 2008

Low demand for taxis gave some cab drivers from Pakistan time to focus on election news from their native country.

Hunched over styrofoam plates of rice and meat, a dozen or so drivers filled a halal restaurant in midtown and fixed their eyes on a large-screen ...

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Indian Point Refocus on Closing Plant in 2013

Monday, May 07, 2007

The Indian Point Nuclear Power Station has had its detractors since it was built in the 1970's. After the September 11th terrorist attacks, calls to close down the reactors took on a new urgency. But while many politicians say they'd like Indian Point closed, the ...

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New Step for Gowanus Drill Team

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Dodgeball, handball and double-dutch are all popular kids' games in New York City. In the Gowanus Houses of Brooklyn, two generations of women and girls have forged tight bonds through the dance form known as drilling, and this weekend the drill team's leader will be ...

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The Art of Deduction

Friday, April 14, 2006

Benjamin Franklin once joked that "nothing is certain but death and taxes." But when it comes to taxes, the joke is often at the expense of artists. Ilya Marritz explains why a proposal in Congress could make April a happier month for some.

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Wings of Love

Saturday, March 25, 2006

“Wings of Love” is featured as a prop in a production of Mike Leigh’s play “Abigail’s Party”, running now at The New Group. Reporter Ilya Marritz saw the play, was intrigued by this painting, and learned that it’s considered one of the best-selling ...

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Mark Lombardi

Thursday, February 23, 2006

Mark Lombardi was obsessed with financial chicanery, and with drawing the lines in which power flows. When he died in 2000, he left 14,000 index cards with entries on everything from multinational corporations to arms dealers to his own friends. But why are his huge, detailed drawings so difficult to ...

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Mark Lombardi

Saturday, August 13, 2005

Mark Lombardi was obsessed with financial chicanery, and with drawing the lines in which power flows. When he died in 2000, he left 14,000 index cards with entries on everything from multinational corporations to arms dealers to his own friends. But the huge, detailed drawings he created with ...

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Design for the Real World: Smart Car

Saturday, October 16, 2004

The tiny Smart Car is a common sight in Europe. But here in the U.S. you’re more likely to see the distinctive car at the Museum of Modern Art than on the road. Still, some Smart Car enthusiasts are importing the tiny two-door. Sally Jessy Raphael tells Ilya ...

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Makita Man

Saturday, September 25, 2004

At first glance New York artist John Mahoney’s paintings look like traditional Japanese imagery with their chrysanthemum patterns and flocks of cranes. Look a little closer and you find hidden in the art are the distinctive shapes and designs of Makita brand power tools. Produced by Ilya Maritz.

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Makita Man

Saturday, March 13, 2004

At first glance New York artist John Mahoney’s paintings look like traditional Japanese imagery with their chrysanthemum patterns and flocks of cranes. Look a little closer and you find hidden in the art are the distinctive shapes and designs of Makita brand power tools. Produced by Ilya Maritz.

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Mark Lombardi

Saturday, December 27, 2003

Artist Mark Lombardi was obsessed with political intrigues at the highest levels, and he wrote out over 14,000 index cards to keep track of his research. Then he created elegant drawings that seem to diagram his obsessions. The drawings look straightforward and literal, but they are nearly impossible to follow. ...

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Now Playing: No Man's Land

Saturday, November 17, 2001

Audiences at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival react to the first major film made by a native about the city’s nightmare siege during the 1990s.

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