Sebastian Errazuriz's

Sebastian Errazuriz's "Water-Soaked" I Love New York T-shirts Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

Artist Sebastian Errazuriz has transformed Milton Glaser’s iconic I Love New York T-shirts into pieces of wearable art that speak to how our city weathered  Hurricane Sandy. The…

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Enter UncommonGoods' Upcycling Design Challenge for a Chance to See Your Design in Their Catalog!

Enter UncommonGoods' Upcycling Design Challenge for a Chance to See Your Design in Their Catalog!

Calling all makers, crafters and designers! If you've got a knack for creating cool products out of recycled materials, UncommonGoods is looking for you. The purveyor of unique green…

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PHOTOS: Ray Villafane Unleashes an Insane Army of Ghastly Zombie Pumpkins at the New York Botanical Garden

PHOTOS: Ray Villafane Unleashes an Insane Army of Ghastly Zombie Pumpkins at the New York Botanical Garden

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden welcomed guests all weekend to watch the pumpkin master at work. Villafane and his crew of Trevor Grove, Alfred Paredes, Chris Vierra and Andy Bergholtz, a…

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Piezoelectric Energy-Generating

Piezoelectric Energy-Generating "Scene Sensor" Wins the 2012 Land Art Generator Initiative Competition for Freshkills Park

With a proposed energy-generating capacity of 5,500 MWh, Scene Sensor is comprised of two planes that span the width between the site's northern and eastern mounds, where a strong wind…

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Leo Villareal's Giant LED BUCKYBALL Lights Up the Night at Madison Square Park

Leo Villareal's Giant LED BUCKYBALL Lights Up the Night at Madison Square Park

The thoughtful and mathematical structure of Villareal's BUCKYBALL is visually interesting in itself, but its constantly changing programmed light sequences are what really mesmerize.…

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PHOTOS: Manolo Valdés' Dramatic Metal Head Sculptures Take Over the New York Botanical Garden

PHOTOS: Manolo Valdés' Dramatic Metal Head Sculptures Take Over the New York Botanical Garden

Visitors to the New York Botanical Garden can now enjoy the outdoor space as a sculpture park in addition to the center's plantlife from all over the world and seasonal zombie…

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Mystery Yarnbomber Decorates Greenpoint's Transmitter Park with Crochet Art

Mystery Yarnbomber Decorates Greenpoint's Transmitter Park with Crochet Art

We've seen many instances of yarnbombing in New York City from Olek's rainbow-camo bikes to the Campaign for Wool's fountains of felt, but the Transmitter Park piece appears to have…

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Gamine & Gallery is a Gorgeous Green Williamsburg Shoppe Decked Out with Reclaimed Wood Furnishings

Gamine & Gallery is a Gorgeous Green Williamsburg Shoppe Decked Out with Reclaimed Wood Furnishings

The cozy shop is clad in naturally insulating concrete, keeping it cool in summer and toasty in winter. Coupled with the glass curtains at the front and rear of the boutique, natural…

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Don't Miss Ray Villafane's Giant Pumpkin Carving at the New York Botanical Garden This Weekend!

Don't Miss Ray Villafane's Giant Pumpkin Carving at the New York Botanical Garden This Weekend!

Last year, our story about Ray Villafane's ghastly zombie pumpkins got over 1.2 million pageviews in just a few days, and many readers asked where and how they could view these ghoulish…

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6 Fantastic Fall Destinations Just Outside of NYC

6 Fantastic Fall Destinations Just Outside of NYC

image from shutterstock Go Apple Picking One of our favorite things about fall in NYC is the quick commute to some of the best apple-picking destinations in the country. While apples…

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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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