December, 2012


A trip down memory lane

A photography exhibit looks back on the women whose pictures filled the adspaces on the subway. Comment.
Carroll Gardens

Blowing up the skirts

Artists Laura McMillian and Kristin Reger are inviting people to look up their skirts in a new fabric and steel art installation that demonstrates what’s really under women’s dresses. Comment.

November, 2012


Artful nudes: Adult performers show other side of pornography

Come for the skin, stay for the art. Comment.

Sandy’s dance with the Gowanus Ballroom

Sandbags weren’t the only line of defense against Hurricane Sandy. Comment.

Friday night lights

You won’t see a bazaar this bizarre but in Brooklyn. Comments (1).

A femur for a good cause

Throw them a bone! Comment.

Mantis style, Brooklyn style

Your kung fu is strong — now taste my Tiger Style! Comment.

Chaotic performance artists to leave Brooklyn disoriented

Chaos begets creativity — or is it the other way around? Comment.

October, 2012


Secret garden: Art show in flower shop merges city life and plant life

A new art exhibit in DUMBO unites nature photography and design — and it does so inside a flower shop-turned-art gallery. Comment.

September, 2012


Autobiography of a cartoonist


Arts avengers!

Why play video games on your TV when you can play it on a skyscraper? Comment.

Spots illustrated: Adrian Tomine draws the boro you know and love

A contemporary cartoonist has captured everyday life in the city that never sleeps — and he’s bringing some of his finest work to the borough where he rests his head at night. Comment.

July, 2012

Bay Ridge

People’s Playground painter brings works to Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge residents won’t have to go far to get to Coney Island this summer. Comment.

June, 2012


See the newest addition to the DUMBO skyline

An artist is turning an under-appreciated Brooklyn icon into a statement about finding beauty in gritty urban environments. Comment.

May, 2012


Roulette’s nature-centric audio art is a nod to Mother Earth

A sound artist is transforming a Japanese dancer trained in butoh to tune in on the sounds of nature. Comment.

April, 2012


It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … Supermensch!

Move over, Elijah — a new Jewish superhero is coming to the rescue. Comment.

March, 2012

Prospect Heights

Red ‘Haring’!

Keith Haring, the people’s artist of New York, is coming home with an exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. Comment.
Boerum Hill

Art goes to the Dog

Three Brooklyn artists are capturing more than 365 moments in time using artists in astronaut suits, a gargantuan sculpture based on the messiah, and Victorian beauties topped with intestines at the Bergen Street gallery The Invisible Dog. Comment.

February, 2012

Prospect Heights

The Brooklyn Museum is redecorating

The museum is lending its historic period rooms as canvases from modern artists. Comment.

January, 2012

Prospect Heights

‘Bridge the gap’ at this new video installation

Brooklyn Museum’s newest exhibit, “Question Bridge,” which opens on Jan. 13, invites black men from all over the country to define their racial identity in their own words. Comment.

A ‘feast’ for the eyes: Exhibit showcases best food photography

Feast your hungry eyes on 65 mouth-watering morsels of food photography at the “Feast Your Eyes” exhibition at the powerHouse Arena, opening Jan. 6. The delectable group show is part of the New York Photo Festival, and features food-related works shot by a mix of renowned and amateur photographers, to create a delicious display of images that pay homage to anything and everything that provides us with sustenance. Comment.

Not your grandma’s sock hop: cabaret celebrates 1950s tunes

The music may have died on February 3, 1959, but the tunes of late greats Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Richie Valens will be exhumed on Jan. 12 at the Bell House, at a modern-day cabaret tribute to the big three. Comment.

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