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“Race to the End of the Earth” at The American Museum of Natural History

For some reason, whenever I think of the American Museum of Natural History, my mind immediately transports me back to my days of babysitting. My memory of the museum itself consists of many diorama-shaped blurs barely glimpsed in the mad-dash … Continue reading

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Marina Abramovic Has Left the Building

I love the museums in this city (who doesn’t…?), and while I try to get to them as often as possible, it’s not terribly common for an individual exhibit to thrill me enough for a repeat visit. Three years ago, … Continue reading

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As We Go On, We Remember/All The Shows We Saw Together

For the Class of 2010, the month before graduation is full of both longing for the past and excitement for the future.  Coupled with that excitement, however, is uncertainty.  Graduates are full of questions about what their futures will bring, … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Kisses and Child Philosophers: Tino Sehgal at the Guggenheim

The rotunda at the Guggenheim is currently cleared of all its normal art to allow visitors to focus on the works of British-German artist Tino Sehgal. Sehgal has two pieces showing at the museum: “The Kiss,” and “This is Progress.” … Continue reading

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Culture To Go Guides – A Night On The Town(s)

Twas the night after presents… Your cousins had gone. You had sat at the kid’s table. What had gone wrong? Twas then you remembered And you knew where to start. You had your Culture To Go Guides, Which offered you…ART … Continue reading

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High and Low Art at the American Folk Art Museum

Visiting The American Folk Art Museum is like going to your crazy Aunt Mildred’s for a meatloaf and potato dinner. Her living room is a kitschy, hoarder’s delight. How and when did she have time to collect an original Kewpie … Continue reading

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Fall at MoMA. Plan Accordingly.

It seemed a silly tagline for MoMA’s full-page advertisement in the NYTimes a few weeks back. But considering the exhibitions on the fall program of NYC’s premier venue for modern art, “Plan Accordingly” is the best advice anyone could give … Continue reading

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