On April 18th, 2008, a pipe near the corner of 2nd Ave and east 9th Street poured pixelated water onto the pavement in what looks to be the work of an anonymous urban installation artist (though I suppose it’s possible that someone simply forgot to shut off the city’s 8-bit water supply.) The brevity of […]
Tom Otterness, perhaps best known to New Yorkers as the artist behind the cartoonish brass creatures all over the A/C/E/L station at 14th Street and 8th Avenue, will be celebrating his latest public art piece today in DUMBO. “Large Covered Wagon” depicts a Lego-like man with a pipe and a yoked ox that happens to […]
The Brooklyn Academy of Music has some great friends. Always a great list of donated works, this year’s auction includes some amazing pieces by participants Jasper Johns, Sol LeWitt, Cindy Sherman, Annie Liebowitz (Friends of BAM Chair), Keith Haring, Richard Prince, William Villalongo, Meredith Monk, Karla Wozniak, and many more.
The annual BAMart Silent Auction is […]
Memoirist, novelist, editor, champion of irreverence, and ubiquitous tastemaker Dave Eggers has organized a show at Apex Art that features a who’s-who of contemporary artists who share his sense of humor. Many of his choices are quite well known, having become as exposed and “hip” as he is, and some have lent their vision to […]