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  • Midnight Moment: Tal Yarden, Counting Sheep
December 1, 2016 - December 30, 2016
every night from 11:57pm-midnight

Times Square Arts presents a visual lullaby for the city in filmmaker and theatrical video artist Tal YardenÕs Counting Sheep on Times SquareÕs electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight throughout December.The film follows the Meike brothers, octogenarian sheep ranchers, through the arc of the yearÕs natural seasons, from the winter fields to the Big Horn Mountains in summer before trailing home in the fall. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.

    Count Sheep with December's #MidnightMoment

    Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    Have a bucolic moment in the middle of the city all month, at December’s #midnightmoment from Times Square Arts, Tal Yarden’s Counting Sheep. Times Square Arts presents a visual lullaby […]

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    George Bellows' House

    Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    Across from the House of Fantasy, lived the great New York painter, George Bellows. From 1910 to 1925, Bellows lived in the townhouse, and worked in a studio in the […]

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    Gordon Matta-Clark's FOOD Cafe

    Monday, December 5, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    I love Gordon Matta-Clark. It is true. I love how he turned architecture into sculpture, by cutting holes in buildings or slicing them in half. I love how he bought […]

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    The Plastic Religion

    Friday, December 2, 2016 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    It’s fitting that the final show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery of 2016, over the course of the month of December – a time of religious celebration and gathering, […]

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  • Transverse Tales

    WILD LA - illustrations by Margaret Gallagher

    Friday, December 2, 2016 in Art Nerd Los Angeles

    Margaret Gallagher is an illustrator in Silverlake, CA. Having spent her childhood running wild on an Oregon farm she comes by her interest in the natural environment honestly – she […]

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    Columbia Heights

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    Lit Nerd Wednesday! Living off and on in NYC for 16 years, I’ve often taken the beauty of it’s landmarks for granted, the Brooklyn Bridge being one of them. Poet Hart […]

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    The Show-Stopping Glamour of StrosbergMandel’s Bejeweled Portraiture

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    If there was a time for a need for frivolous eye candy, it’s now. I’m looking forward to seeing these bejeweled pieces by painter Serge Strosberg and jewelry designer David Mandel […]

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  • Artist Joe Iurato poses for a portrait with his artwork to promote Red Bull's Flying Bach event at his studio in Passaic, NJ USA on 10 November 2016. // Drew Gurian / Red Bull Sound Select / Content Pool // P-20161115-00014 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //

    Joe Iurato x Red Bull Flying Bach

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    I’ve been friends with artist Joe Iurato for years, and have been a fan of his iconic stencil wood cuts for even longer. Painted in the palette of blacks, whites […]

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  • Tom Otterness, Life Underground, Meatpacking, Subway Art

    Life Underground by Tom Otterness

    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    Everyone I know loves Tom Otterness’ “Life Underground,” the Fraggle Rock Doozer-like small bronze characters inhabiting the 8th Avenue L train station. For some reason I’ve always hated them with […]

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    Bloomingdale's Artist Holiday Windows

    Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    Get into the Holiday spirit in an artful way at Bloomingdale’s. Their holiday windows this year are incredible- featuring the work of Abby Modell, Allison Eden, Susanne Bartsch, Inma Barrero, […]

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    Gutzon Hates Duchamp

    Tuesday, November 22, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    Everyone knows the work of Danish-American sculptor Gutzon Borlgum, whether you realize it or not- in 1941 he finally completed carving Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Borglum made his mark […]

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    VIDEO: Elmgreen and Dragset curate The Others in Berlin

    Monday, November 21, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    I’m totally in love with Elmgreen & Dragset. I made a pilgrimage to the isolated town of Marfa, Texas to pose in front of their abandoned Prada store (aptly called […]

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    Nick Walker- BRIDGES at Ilegal Mezcal

    Friday, November 18, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    British street artist Nick Walker has spent the last few years hopping between his hometown of Bristol and New York, leaving his mark on our great city during his months […]

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    Julian Opie and Andy Warhol x Times Square at CitizenM Hotel

    Thursday, November 17, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    Believe it or not, Times Square is not an art vacuum, despite its tendency to foster all things retail (and touristy). The CitizenM Hotel just north of the main thoroughfare […]

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    LUST!

    Thursday, November 17, 2016 in Art Nerd New York

    Tonight, experience LUST  like you never have. Forget your troubles with a cornucopia of food, drink, music and desire at Abby Hertz’s popular dinner party where food is served on […]

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Midnight Moment: Tal Yarden, Counting Sheep
December 1, 2016 - December 30, 2016
every night from 11:57pm-midnight

Times Square Arts presents a visual lullaby for the city in filmmaker and theatrical video artist Tal YardenÕs Counting Sheep on Times SquareÕs electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight throughout December.The film follows the Meike brothers, octogenarian sheep ranchers, through the arc of the yearÕs natural seasons, from the winter fields to the Big Horn Mountains in summer before trailing home in the fall. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.
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Count Sheep with December's #MidnightMoment

Have a bucolic moment in the middle of the city all month, at December’s #midnightmoment from Times Square Arts, Tal Yarden’s Counting Sheep. Times Square Arts presents a visual lullaby […]
Read More
George-Bellows feature
Dec
6

George Bellows' House

Across from the House of Fantasy, lived the great New York painter, George Bellows. From 1910 to 1925, Bellows lived in the townhouse, and worked in a studio in the […]
Read More
food
Dec
5

Gordon Matta-Clark's FOOD Cafe

I love Gordon Matta-Clark. It is true. I love how he turned architecture into sculpture, by cutting holes in buildings or slicing them in half. I love how he bought […]
Read More

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Midnight Moment: Tal Yarden, Counting Sheep
December 1, 2016 - December 30, 2016
every night from 11:57pm-midnight

Times Square Arts presents a visual lullaby for the city in filmmaker and theatrical video artist Tal YardenÕs Counting Sheep on Times SquareÕs electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight throughout December.The film follows the Meike brothers, octogenarian sheep ranchers, through the arc of the yearÕs natural seasons, from the winter fields to the Big Horn Mountains in summer before trailing home in the fall. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts.
Dec
6

Count Sheep with December's #MidnightMoment

Have a bucolic moment in the middle of the city all month, at December’s #midnightmoment from Times Square Arts, Tal Yarden’s Counting Sheep. Times Square Arts presents a visual lullaby […]
George-Bellows feature
Dec
6

George Bellows' House

Across from the House of Fantasy, lived the great New York painter, George Bellows. From 1910 to 1925, Bellows lived in the townhouse, and worked in a studio in the […]
food
Dec
5

Gordon Matta-Clark's FOOD Cafe

I love Gordon Matta-Clark. It is true. I love how he turned architecture into sculpture, by cutting holes in buildings or slicing them in half. I love how he bought […]
The Plastic Religion
Dec
2

The Plastic Religion

It’s fitting that the final show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery of 2016, over the course of the month of December – a time of religious celebration and gathering, […]
Transverse Tales
Dec
2

WILD LA - illustrations by Margaret Gallagher

Margaret Gallagher is an illustrator in Silverlake, CA. Having spent her childhood running wild on an Oregon farm she comes by her interest in the natural environment honestly – she […]
Hart-Crane-600x300
Nov
30

Columbia Heights

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Living off and on in NYC for 16 years, I’ve often taken the beauty of it’s landmarks for granted, the Brooklyn Bridge being one of them. Poet Hart […]
sexy-by-strosbergmandel
Nov
29

The Show-Stopping Glamour of StrosbergMandel’s Bejeweled Portraiture

If there was a time for a need for frivolous eye candy, it’s now. I’m looking forward to seeing these bejeweled pieces by painter Serge Strosberg and jewelry designer David Mandel […]
Artist Joe Iurato poses for a portrait with his artwork to promote Red Bull's Flying Bach event at his studio in Passaic, NJ USA on 10 November 2016. // Drew Gurian / Red Bull Sound Select / Content Pool // P-20161115-00014 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to www.redbullcontentpool.com for further information. //
Nov
29

Joe Iurato x Red Bull Flying Bach

I’ve been friends with artist Joe Iurato for years, and have been a fan of his iconic stencil wood cuts for even longer. Painted in the palette of blacks, whites […]
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