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“Drawn to Water” on the East River Ferry (slide show)

Art is on a boat (take a good hard look at the motherfucking art). See more recent blog posts As if the choice views of the skyline weren’t enough, there’s now even more to distract the eye on the East River Ferry. Throughout the summer, H2O-related photographs will be on display aboard

Okamoto Studio ice carving at World Financial Center Plaza 2013 (slide show)

Artists sculpted frozen flora and fauna for the World Financial Center's latest art exhibit. The sound of chainsaws and brass filled the World Financial Center Plaza for two days last week as members of Okamoto Studio (a New York–based art collective) sculpted huge blocks of ice into

Dumbo Arts Festival 2013 takes over Brooklyn streets (slide show)

Outdoor installations, open studios and performance pieces popped up for a weekend during Dumbo Arts Festival 2013. Send tips and cat photos to: Editor: Marley Lynch (@marleyasinbob) Over the weekend, the Dumbo Arts Festival brought color and whimsy to the waterside

Museum more: The Met and MoMA to stay open seven days a week (slide show)

Art lovers will soon have a whole extra day each week to peruse masterpieces at these two institutions. See more recent blog posts Feeling hemmed in by museum hours? You’re due for a little more breathing room, o culture lover, because both the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern

Photos: “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” at the Met (slide show)

The Costume Institute’s much-anticipated exhibit is eye-catching, but pretty vacant. See more recent blog posts The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the punk movement—who’d’ve thunk? We were hoping that these strange bedfellows might make a beautiful, weird baby together, but no such luck.

All the Buildings in New York (slide show)

An Aussie expat is attempting an artistic feat of titanic proportions. See how far he’s gotten in a new book. See more recent blog posts Sure, you love New York. But how much do you love it? Enough to, say, meticulously draw every building in the city? That’s the self-appointed task of James

Climb inside artists’ brains at “Headscapes” (slide show)

Check out photos of this immersive, otherworldly LIC gallery show; plus, read an interview with one of the curators. See more recent blog posts There are plenty of eye-catching galleries on Jackson Avenue in Queens, an industrial stretch of Long Island City that’s become an alt-art nerve

Ideas City Festival 2013: "After Hours 2: Murals on the Bowery" (slide show)

Ideas City Festival is over, but the Bowery murals are sticking around for the summer. See more recent blog posts Last weekend, the New Museum's Ideas City Festival brought a myriad of events to the Lower East Side and surroundings, including video-art installations on Mulberry Street and a

Midnight Moment: Björk takes over Times Square (video)

Throughout the month of March in the wee hours, watch a trippy music video projected across five blocks of midtown. See more recent blog posts There’s a new reason to look up in Times Square at midnight, and it doesn’t have anything to do with a ball dropping. At 11:57pm every night through

MoMA reveals its new expansion plans and the fate of the former American Folk Art Museum

Architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro will create an entirely new building for MoMA, demolishing the former American Folk Art Museum structure in the process Send tips and cat photos to: Editor: Marley Lynch (@marleyasinbob) See more recent blog posts Some six months

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