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Culture

the best things to watch, see, and do this week

Your indispensable gui-De to leisure action in NYC, February 18 to February 24.
Nicole DeMarco
2.20.19
Culture

the best things to watch, see, and do this week

Your indispensable gui-De to leisure action in NYC, February 4 to February 10.
Nicole DeMarco
2.5.19
Art

5 gallery shows we love at lower east side art week

The New York neighborhood’s inaugural event, from October 17 to 21, spotlights emerging female artists in vibrant color.
Nicole DeMarco
10.18.18
Photography

sabrina santiago captures the kinks, curls, and culture of hair

The New York-based photographer's latest portrait series celebrates diversity and individuality.
Nicole DeMarco
9.26.18
Culture

the secret history of new york’s punk graffiti artists

Hip-hop was the exclusive soundtrack to graffiti in the 1980s, right? Wrong. On the other side of the tracks, Sabbath-listening, CBGB-frequenting punks of NYC’s hardcore scene were developing an inimitable style of their own.
Matthew Whitehouse
8.22.17
Photography

photographing the high heels and hedonism of 80s nyc nightlife

Frank Rispoli documented New York's legendary downtown club scene through the New Wave explosion of the late 70s and early 80s. Most of his photographs have never been exhibited.
Hannah Ongley
7.25.17
News

a massive hip-hop museum is coming to harlem next year

Set to be 20 stories tall, the space will honor the groundbreaking genre’s history and most iconic acts.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.12.17
Art

5 things you can’t miss at spring/break 2017, from ballpoint pen punk posters to basquiat

The beloved curator-driven show returns for Armory Arts Week, but has a new home: the old Condé Nast building in Times Square. Here, we share highlights from the city’s most exciting art fair.
Emily Manning
3.1.17
Culture

new york’s #protecttranskids protest went from the stonewall inn to macy's makeup counters

Last night, New Yorkers made their voices heard — on the streets of the West Village, and in the cosmetics section of the Herald Square Macy’s.
Emily Manning
2.24.17
Art

raymond pettibon’s obsessions: from gumby to charles manson

As the prolific American artist opens a mammoth exhibition at New York’s New Museum, we take a closer look at the kaleidoscope of pop cultural symbols that color his iconic work.
Emily Manning
2.8.17
Culture

inside the first major retrospective of peter hujar's evocative portraits

As a traveling retrospective of the artist’s work begins its two-year run this week, we explore why Hujar — a critical chronicler of New York City’s creative and queer communities — is so important today.
Emily Manning
1.25.17
Culture

capturing 20 years of new york city activism, from aids to police brutality

‘Whose Streets? Our Streets!’, a new photography exhibition at the Bronx Documentary Center, chronicles the urgent protest movements that unfolded in New York City’s streets between 1980 and 2000.
Emily Manning
1.16.17
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