#Rawhide: A Sexy, Surprising Exhibit Celebrating the Cowboy In Art


Writer Philipp Meyer says in his novel The Son; "The cowboy has been written about as if it were the pinnacle of freedom... In fact, it was a sleepless drudgery almost beyond imagination." The new Whitney just opened with a show, America Is Hard To See, and to me, this ... See the Rest

#Art&Commerce: Alex Katz On His New Barney’s Collaboration, “Art Moves Just Like Fashion”


Alex Katz is 87 and still going strong. He's just collaborated with Art Production Fund and Barneys New York to create their Madison Avenue windows. The mural spans all four windows, and at 8′ x 60′, is one of the largest works of his long career. It features portraits of 18 ... See the Rest

#OnlyInNewYork: New Yorkers & Tourists Get Separate Lanes, “I’m Walkin’ Here!”


Walking on the sidewalk can be tricky, especially in New York City. It seems easy enough, right? – but New Yorkers walk differently than visitors in their fair city. Improv Everywhere is a New York City-based prank collective that has done hilarious pranks around the city over ... See the Rest

#FriezeNewYork: A Ferry Ride with a VIP Crowd, DIY Dots, Drinks, Dinner, NPH – Oh and Some Art Too…

Diligent participant's at Gavin Brown's Enterprise

The Frieze Art Fair has been held in a huge custom tent on Randall's Island for the last several years. My pal, Domino magazine's Susan Kilkenny, and I have gone to the VIP previews the together, starting out at the 35th Street pier. You board ferry that whisks a stylish art ... See the Rest

Anthony Bourdain Is Opening A 100,000 Sq Ft “Blade Runner”-Inspired Food Market on The “SuperPier”


Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's new international food market will reportedly be 100,000-square-feet of space inside the SuperPier, at 15th on Manhattan's West Side taking up almost all of the retail section of the huge space. Bourdain will apparently be neighbors with Google, ... See the Rest

#MetGala: “China: Through The Looking Glass” Is a Fashion Exhibit, Not Just An Excuse For A Party – Right?


Well, the party's over. All that's left are the red carpet pics, the illegal celebrity selfies and this exhibit at the newly christened, Anna Wintour Costume Center. This show is designed explore the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion, and how China has fueled the ... See the Rest

#QuoteUnquote: Gay Hotelier Ian Reisner Explains That “Gays Are Cheap… Gays Are Entitled.”


You've heard of Ian Reisner, no doubt. He and business partner (and former boyfriend) Mati Weiderpass recently hosted THAT infamous dinner for anti-gay presidential candidate Ted Cruz. A business associate set up the dinner and it wasn't a fundraiser, they claim. They own The Out ... See the Rest

#NewWhitney: A Peek Inside “America Is Hard To See”

Glenn Ligon photo of photo opp

In my previous post, I gave you my take on the Whitney from the outside. When the new Whitney Museum of American Art opens doors today, the first exhibit is selection of works from the Museum’s permanent collection, called "America is Hard To See". It features over 600 works by ... See the Rest