Saturday, June 21, 2014
There is a lot of art and culture to see in New York beyond the museums of the Upper East Side and the galleries of Chelsea. WNYC is exploring several neighborhoods this summer to find some local gems. Click on the pins of this map to find more about them.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
A Greek man is facing grand larceny charges for allegedly stealing a 1949 Salvador Dali watercolor from a Manhattan art gallery.
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Many art galleries, and artists, suffered severe damage during Sandy, and in the wake of the storm, teams of conservators have rushed in to help them recover, and save as much of the artwork as possible. Jim Coddington, MoMA's chief conservator, Lisa Elkin, Chief Registrar and Director of Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History, and Cindy Albertson, conservator at MoMA and the FAIC (Foundation for the American Institute for Conservation) Sandy Volunteer Coordinator, talk about what can be done to conserve damaged artworks.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Even with over 300 galleries in Chelsea, many younger artists struggle to have their work seen and promoted. To that end, we've highlighted eight alternative arts destinations to explore in the city.
Tuesday, September 06, 2011
New York City's countless art galleries will come out of summer hibernation for the fall openings this week. Check out WNYC's incredibly handy downloadable map and mobile phone guide to the Chelsea fall art openings here, complete with food and drink options, and spots where you can kick up the stilettos or scarf disco fries.
Monday, July 04, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
An exhibit at the LMAKprojects gallery by Brooklyn-based artist Kenseth Armstead turns the story of a slave-turned-spy who lived during the American Revolution into a graphic novel.
Monday, September 13, 2010
The arts season got off to a rip-roaring start this past week as the city's roughly 600 galleries opened their doors to a stampede of eager viewers. It was cheek-to-jowl in many galleries, especially on Friday at Gagosian, where it was stiletto-to-stiletto for Dan Colen's sprawling show of tipped-over-motorcycles and bubble-gum paintings.