The Brooklyn Paper
A Swoon song: Famed street artist builds giant tree inside Brooklyn Museum
A major new exhibition from Brooklyn artist Swoon has transformed the rotunda of the Brooklyn Museum into a fanciful landscape with a giant aluminum tree, boats made from salvaged refuse, and a gazebo that acts like a kind of temple.
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Thursday Apr 17
The Art of the Matter
On Wikipedia's list of notable Columbia College alumni and affiliates, only six visual artists are listed, with the most recent graduating in 1974.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Auto Channel
Students Shoot for Best Z06 Convertible Photo
April 16, 2014: To help introduce the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet gave three New York-based college students the rare opportunity to shoot an all-new vehicle before its reveal.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Street Artist Swoon to Open Immersive Installation at Brooklyn Museum, 4/11
Brooklyn-based street artist Swoon will create a monumental site-specific installation in the fifth-floor rotunda of the Brooklyn Museum.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
What Does Citi Bike Data Reveal About New York City?
A website called I Quant NY has produced a string of posts examining recent ridership data released by Citi Bike.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Jersey Journal
N.J. artists capture nature in new Morris Arts exhibit in Morristown
MORRISTOWN - Two New Jersey artists are "Capturing Nature" in the Morris Arts' latest exhibit, which will be on display until August and features textile work, along with oil, collage and other handmade media.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Utopia or Bust
In a series of sharp and witty essays, novelist and Marxist thinker Benjamin Kunkel works his way through some of the left's most complex scholarship.
The Alternative Press
Artist Al Johnson Presents 'COSMOSIS' Exhibition at The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC
Acclaimed visual artist Al Johnson exhibits his latest mixed media paintings at the Herb and Milly Iris Gallery at the South Orange Performance Arts Center .
Wed Apr 02, 2014
In the kitchen with 'Sous Chef' author Michael Gibney
Michael Gibney, chef and author of "Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line," at work at Omar's bistro in the Village.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Designing with Detroiters: DCDC turns 20
A few weeks ago, I found myself shuffling through another single digit morning towards Loranger Hall, the stately, red tile-roofed Italianate pile housing the School of Architecture at University of Detroit Mercy 's Livernois Campus.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Diversity Symposium to feature children's and young adult literature
This year's Diversity Symposium at Marshall University, which will focus on children's and young adult literature, will feature a keynote presentation by illustrator and author Chris Soentpiet.
SOLS: Using 3D-printing technology to make the much-avoided subject...
In an age of technology during which eye vision can be corrected in 10 minutes, prosthetic limbs are breaking ground in sensory feedback and computers can be controlled by brains, we're surprisingly lacking in the orthotics department-an area that's in high demand but hasn't seen much innovation for a long time.
David's Note: 'It's Time to Hit the Brakes On Gentrification'
Recently Spike Lee went off on an epic rant about gentrification, shooting off a blitzkrieg of f-bombs in a speech he gave at Pratt Institute in honor of Black History Month.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Voting is set to commence Sunday on a second year of participatory budgeting proposals for District 33 under the leadership of Councilmember Stephen Levin.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Sculptor to be Honored at Playhouse on Sunday
Westport sculptor and arts educator Steffi Friedman will be honored Sunday by Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County at its Spring Gala at the Westport Country Playhouse.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Women's Wear Daily
Pratt to Honor Stephen Burrows and Byron Lars
The designers will be given its Fashion Lifetime Achievement award and its Fashion Visionary Award, respectively, at the school's student runway show.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Mitchell Silver to Head NYC's Department of Parks and Recreation
He might be an outsider to some New Yorkers, but Mitchell Silver is one of the most recognizable and respected planners in the country.