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A Yard Sale, Chelsea-Style — in an Art Gallery

Sunday, July 20, 2014

WNYC

A good, old-fashioned “yard sale” where even the grass can be haggled over.

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WNYC Newscast

An Alternative Guide to Art in NYC

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.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NYC Art Tours

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Uptown, downtown, museums and galleries figure in New York Magazine senior art critic Jerry Saltz's picks for his pull-out art tours in the current New York Magazine. He mapped out his 44 must-sees (including the fragment he calls the greatest piece of sculpture in NY) -- what are yours?

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WNYC News

Dali Art Heist Offers Insight Into Murky World of Art Crime

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

A Greek man is facing grand larceny charges for allegedly stealing a 1949 Salvador Dali watercolor from a Manhattan art gallery.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Helping Art Galleries Recover from Sandy

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.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Art in the City

Friday, September 14, 2012

Christian Viveros-Faune, Village Voice art critic, and Roberta Smith, an art critic for the New York Times, discuss what’s on view in New York’s art galleries this fall and how the economic climate is affecting galleries.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Winter Arts: Museums and Galleries

Monday, January 30, 2012

Carolina Miranda, arts critic and author of WNYC Culture’s Gallerina blog, shares what she's looking forward to this season in area art galleries and museums.

What museum and gallery shows are you recommending?  What are you looking forward to in NYC arts?

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Features

Young Art Spaces Flourish Far From the Mainstream

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.

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The Gallerina Guide to the Fall Openings in Chelsea

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

WNYC

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.

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Features

The New School Unveils Restored Camilo Egas Mural

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

After six years of planning and restoration, “Ecuadorian Festival” created by the artist and educator Camilo Egas in 1932, has been unveiled at The New School’s Sheila C. Johnson Design Center.

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Features

Google Helps Brooklyn Artist Bring New Founding Father to Life

Monday, July 04, 2011

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. 

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At the Art Openings: Decadence, Decay and Dogs

Monday, September 13, 2010

WNYC

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.

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