Julian Hoeber's Disorienting

Julian Hoeber's Disorienting "Gravitational Mystery Spot" Architecture Pops Up in New York

Demon Hill #2 is a small off-kilter room that plays havoc with a person's sense of gravity through a trick of architecture. Unlike other American gravitational mystery spots, however,…

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Maniac Pumpkin Carvers Create Spectacular and Spooky Jack-O-Lanterns in NYC

Maniac Pumpkin Carvers Create Spectacular and Spooky Jack-O-Lanterns in NYC

New York artists Marc Evan and Chris Soria began their pumpkin carving business, Maniac Pumpkin Carvers, eight years ago in an effort to tap local bars and restaurants during autumn.…

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PHOTOS: Stray Light Grey is a Bizarre Adventure Through a Hole in a Bathroom Wall in Manhattan

PHOTOS: Stray Light Grey is a Bizarre Adventure Through a Hole in a Bathroom Wall in Manhattan

More than an exhibition, “Stray Light Grey” is a total environment that turns the Marlborough upside down at the whim of Freeman and Lowe’s vision. The pair collected hundreds of…

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Japanese Artist

Japanese Artist "Mr." Uses Piles of Trash to Represent the Emotions of Fukushima Survivors

Mr.'s chaotic installation begins with a window display strewn with hanging denim, plastic bags and collected materials, welcoming visitors into the garbage-laden gallery. Upon…

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You're Invited to the Guggenheim's Stillspotting NYC Finale Event!

You're Invited to the Guggenheim's Stillspotting NYC Finale Event!

Still Spotting NYC is an off-site exhibition series produced by the Guggenheim's Architecture and Urban Studies program to explore how different people living in all five New York…

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PHOTOS: Man Builds One World Trade Center Out of Thousands of Toothpicks for His Wife Suzi

PHOTOS: Man Builds One World Trade Center Out of Thousands of Toothpicks for His Wife Suzi

Toothpick One World Trade Center stands just over 10-feet-8-inches tall. Munro brought his still-growing "Toothpick City" to Maker Faire New York this past weekend, and captivated…

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Animal Lovers Horrified as M. Wells Plans to Serve Raw Horse Meat as Menu Item at Moma PS1

Animal Lovers Horrified as M. Wells Plans to Serve Raw Horse Meat as Menu Item at Moma PS1

©ElvertBarnes The new outpost of popular LIC eatery M. Wells opened this past week at MoMA PS 1, but not to the warm welcome it was hoping for. Instead, the restaurant has drawn…

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PHOTOS: Bryant Park Gets Yarnbombed, Invaded by Sheep

PHOTOS: Bryant Park Gets Yarnbombed, Invaded by Sheep

The Campaign for Wool is a pro-wool campaign that was initiated in 2008 when the Prince of Wales noticed a decline in the wool industry. With the prevalence of synthetic (and often…

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The Newtown Creek Armada Launches Radio-Controlled Boats Down a Polluted NYC Superfund Waterway

The Newtown Creek Armada Launches Radio-Controlled Boats Down a Polluted NYC Superfund Waterway

A Superfund site is not the first place one would think of to host an art installation. Yet, that is exactly where Nathan Kensinger, Laura Chipley, and Sarah Nelson Wright are staging…

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World Maker Faire Brings a Festival of Crafts, Robots and More to the NY Hall of Science This Weekend!

World Maker Faire Brings a Festival of Crafts, Robots and More to the NY Hall of Science This Weekend!

The World Maker Faire will be invading the NY Hall of Science this weekend! Over 500 displays of makers will be on site showing you how to hack, solder, craft and more. If you’re into…

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Discovering Columbus: Step Inside Christopher Columbus' Fancy 60 Ft. High Upper West Side Apt.

Discovering Columbus: Step Inside Christopher Columbus' Fancy 60 Ft. High Upper West Side Apt.

Tatzu Nishi was brought to New York by the Public Art Fund in order to find the perfect project for our city streets. He stumbled upon the Christopher Columbus statue and was…

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Dumpster Gardens: Artist Michael Bernstein's Transformed Trash Bin is a Moveable Forest

Dumpster Gardens: Artist Michael Bernstein's Transformed Trash Bin is a Moveable Forest

Artist Michael Bernstein was finding new uses for the city’s disused dumpsters long before the dumpster pool craze. His Ten Yards project turned one of these trash receptacles into a…

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Party with Silent Lights to Raise Funds for Their Gorgeous LED Arches Under the BQE

Party with Silent Lights to Raise Funds for Their Gorgeous LED Arches Under the BQE

The artists behind Silent Lights, an LED light installation that could spruce up the uber-drab area under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway in Red Hook, recently let us in on some…

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Get Free Passes to the Controversial

Get Free Passes to the Controversial "Discovering Columbus" Elevated Room Installation Above Columbus Circle

Conceived by Tatzu Nishi and the New York Public Art Fund, "Discovering Columbus" is an entirely new way to experience the sometimes forgotten statue of Christopher Columbus that…

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The Abandoned Bike Project Showcases NYC's Neglected Bicycles as Art

The Abandoned Bike Project Showcases NYC's Neglected Bicycles as Art

Abandoned bicycles are a common sight on the streets of New York City, but now these forgotten eyesores are being given a second life as artwork through the Abandoned Bike Project.…

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Landscape Abbreviated is a Moss-Filled Garden Maze in the Bronx

Landscape Abbreviated is a Moss-Filled Garden Maze in the Bronx

Landscape Abbreviated is a kinetic maze where visitors are invited to delve into the space, and walk through its ever-changing design. The moving planters are controlled by a software…

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Glowing LED Archway Art to Flashify Grand Concourse Highway Underpass in the Bronx

Glowing LED Archway Art to Flashify Grand Concourse Highway Underpass in the Bronx

We've seen LED art projects popping up left and right in NYC, and now it seems the Bronx's Grand Concourse underpass will be joining the lightshow party. Word on the street is that…

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David Byrne's Playful Alphabet Bike Racks Spell More Bike Room at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

David Byrne's Playful Alphabet Bike Racks Spell More Bike Room at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

© Dino Perucci David Byrne’s guitar and high-heel shaped bike racks have been a big hit around New York, and now the famed musician/artist/cyclist has designed a playful…

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PHOTOS: Construction on 6-Story-High Living Room in Columbus Circle is Almost Up to Columbus' Head

PHOTOS: Construction on 6-Story-High Living Room in Columbus Circle is Almost Up to Columbus' Head

Most New Yorkers have seen the statue of Christopher Columbus that sits high above Columbus Circle, but "Discovering Columbus" promises an entirely new way to experience it. Conceived…

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NYC Man Builds Incredibly Detailed Replica of Brooklyn out of Hundreds of Thousands of LEGOs

NYC Man Builds Incredibly Detailed Replica of Brooklyn out of Hundreds of Thousands of LEGOs

Johnathan Lopes recently captured our hearts by creating a mini LEGO replica of Brooklyn.

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Don't Miss Your Chance to Overlook Columbus Circle from Tatzu Nishi's 6-Story High Pop-Up Living Room

Don't Miss Your Chance to Overlook Columbus Circle from Tatzu Nishi's 6-Story High Pop-Up Living Room

If you've always wanted a living room overlooking Central Park, make sure you don't miss artist Tatzu Nishi and the New York Public Art Fund's soon-to-be-unveiled…

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PHOTOS: Psychedelic LED Hive Lightshow Opens Inside Bleeker Street Subway Station

PHOTOS: Psychedelic LED Hive Lightshow Opens Inside Bleeker Street Subway Station

Artist Leo Villareal was commissioned by the MTA to create Hive as part of the Arts for Transit initiative, which aims to brighten up the interiors of our notoriously dingy and decrepit…

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Artist Mia Liu Recycles 1000s of Guggenheim Museum Admission Tickets into Astonishing Works of Art

Artist Mia Liu Recycles 1000s of Guggenheim Museum Admission Tickets into Astonishing Works of Art

In her work, Mia Liu enjoys exploring the hidden world of every day objects. By examining mundane items through a different angle, like these thousands of admission tickets to the…

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Bronx Artist Chris Marche Building

Bronx Artist Chris Marche Building "Leaning Tower of Bikes" Out of Old Two-Wheelers

Growing up in the Bronx, Marche found himself welding in body shops all around town. His passion grew and soon he began collecting junk from neighbors and local business. Kids would…

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WENDY and BIG ASS Fans Offer Sweaty New Yorkers Relief from the Heat at MoMA PS1

WENDY and BIG ASS Fans Offer Sweaty New Yorkers Relief from the Heat at MoMA PS1

As you might have learned from our past coverage of Wendy, the spiky blue sculpture isn't just a cool structure for PS1's backyard. In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, Wendy…

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