Benjamen Walker

Benjamen Walker appears in the following:

Climate Change the Copenhagen Way

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

The Copenhagen climate summit is wrapping up.  Artist Mark Coreth's melting giant ice polar bear sculpture in London's Trafalgar Square is becoming the iconic image of the Copenhagen Climate conference.


A New York Moment: Elle Muliarchyk

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

A New York Moment explores New York scenes as captured by NYC photographers.  That means you. 


BLDGBLOG's Geoff Manaugh shows us his NYC

Monday, December 14, 2009

At the heart of the WNYC Cityscapes project are different perspectives on New York City. Geoff Manaugh is the urbanist behind the popular architecure blog BLDGBLOG. We gave him a camera to make some videos for us. Here is his first.


Art and Design: From Bauhaus to Typography

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

The Bauhaus exhibit at MoMa has drawn huge crowds since opening in November. Check out our online tour of the show with curators Barry Bergdoll and Leah Dickerman.


A New York Moment: Kristine Spensieri

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

A New York Moment, explores New York scenes as captured by NYC photographers.  That means you. 


Brooklyn Cartoonists Make A Scene

Friday, December 04, 2009

 This weekend, cartoonists will get to escape their drawing boards for a day of artist signings, discussions and live music.


Omer Fast's Nostalgia

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Video artist Omer Fast tells stories of love, war, and displacement that blend fact and fantasy. 


Museum of the Phantom City

Monday, November 30, 2009

iPhones and mobile devices have changed the way we navigate the city. Apps like Google Maps and Yelp put an unprecedented amount of information about the city at one’s fingertips.


A New York Moment: Adam Hurwitz

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Our new photography series, A New York Moment, explores New York scenes as captured by NYC photographers.  That means you.  


Museum of the Phantom City

Monday, October 26, 2009

A heliport on top of Bryant Park? that's just one of New York City "ideas" that were never built. But now you can take a self-guided tour of them, with the help of a new iPhone application called "Museum of the Phantom City".

It uses the ...


Capturing Street Life with Photography

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Historian Luc Sante has spent years documenting the street life and culture of New York City through words and photos. And he's a judge for WNYC's Street Photography contest. Streetshots producer Benjamen Walker took a walk with Luc Sante to talk about what's new in ...


Central Europe Between the World Wars

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

"Foto Modernity in Central Europe 1918 - 1945," which closes on Monday at the Guggenheim Museum, is one of the most talked about photography exhibitions of the year. WNYC’s Benjamin Walker makes the case for a last chance visit.

More on the exhibit


Eclectic East Village Lives On

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

The East Village is fast becoming a neighborhood known for luxury condos and NYU dorms – but as Benjamen Walker reports, if you listen closely you can still hear the eclectic mystical East Village.

Slideshow: Eclectic East Village


A Visit to Christie's

Thursday, November 15, 2007

The Fall Auction Season is wrapping up. Christie's and Sotheby's both held their Contemporary Art Auctions this week. Benjamen Walker asked whether you have to be a millionaire to get in on New York’s Fall auction action.

More on ...


Old Meets New at Zwirner and Wirth

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

For most of New York's art galleries summertime means group shows. They're a chance for unknown and untried artists to make their debuts. But a show called Old School mixes old masters with new artists. Benjamen Walker reports.

Images from ...



Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Last month, an art collector took out a lawsuit against the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Art, accusing the Foundation of manipulating the market for the Warhol’s works by refusing to authenticate as many of his pieces as possible. It’s up to the courts ...


First Contact: A Photographer's Notebook

Thursday, July 26, 2007

All great photographs tell stories. First Contact: Photographer's Notebook is a show that uses the contact sheet, the negatives from a roll of film printed on a single page, to expose the stories behind some of the 20th century's most famous pictures. Benjamen Walker went ...