HILTON ALS ON ALICE NEEL

Hilton Als (born 1960) is an American writer and theater critic who writes for The New Yorkermagazine. Als is a former staff writer for The Village Voice and former editor-at-large at Vibemagazine. Als was born in New York City, with roots in Barbados. His 1996 book The Women focuses on his mother (who raised him in… Continue reading HILTON ALS ON ALICE NEEL

ELIZABETH DEE GALLERY HARLEM

          Elizabeth Dee invited culturally influential curator Larry Ossei-Mensah to organize the inaugural edition of Selections, which opened to the public on Saturday, January 21st . The inaugural installment of Selections features the work of four artists based in Harlem and the South Bronx: Derek Fordjour, Emily Henretta, Lucia Hierro and Kenny… Continue reading ELIZABETH DEE GALLERY HARLEM

MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NY EXAMINES GAY GOTHAM

        Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York, a groundbreaking exhibition that explores New York’s role as a beacon for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) artists seeking freedom, acceptance, and community. The first exhibition of its kind to be presented by a New York City cultural institution in terms… Continue reading MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NY EXAMINES GAY GOTHAM

NY AT ITS CORE

                          Five years in the making, the Museum of the City of New York invites the press to preview its highly anticipated permanent exhibition New York at Its Core, opening Friday, November 18. This first-ever exhibition of its kind presents the full 400-year… Continue reading NY AT ITS CORE

A WOMAN GALLERIST MAKING BOLD MOVES

  BROADWAY 1602 is a contemporary art gallery of the highest reputation with a decade of expertise in representing the pioneering work by women artists and the avant-garde of the 1960s and 70s. Evelyne Axell, Rosemarie Castoro, Babette Mangolte, Idelle Weber, Marjorie Strider, Lenora de Barros, Lydia Okumura, Penny Slinger, and Sylvia Palacios Whitman are… Continue reading A WOMAN GALLERIST MAKING BOLD MOVES

PENETRATING THE ENIGMA WE CALL NEW YORK CITY

     Guests on our recent broadcast shared interesting facts, histories and perspectives about our great City.      We had Edna Nahson who shared the Yiddish Theater scene that lasted for decades. And we had Nathan Kensinger who takes photos and creates installations about Brooklyn’s Waterfront.      Justin Garrett Moore is the new… Continue reading PENETRATING THE ENIGMA WE CALL NEW YORK CITY

A SPAN OF YIDDISH THEATER IN NYC

        New York’s Yiddish Theater tells the uniquely American and quintessentially New York story of the overcrowded and tenement filled Lower East Side’s evolution as an incubator of cultural activity that gave rise to a theater district rivaling Broadway itself. The exhibition will take viewers on a journey spanning over a century – from… Continue reading A SPAN OF YIDDISH THEATER IN NYC