CITY ACCUSED OF CENSORING ‘NOOSE’ SCULPTURE CREATED FOR RIVERSIDE PARK EXHIBIT

An artist who created a sculpture for a city-sponsored program in Riverside Park South says the parks department is now forcing him to censor his … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW LOCAL ART EXHIBIT INSPIRED BY SICK SWAN

Artist Hilary McCarthy has a show up at the Wild Bird Fund Gallery (565 Columbus Avenue between 87th and 88th Streets) that was inspir … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW EXHIBITION CAPTURES THE SPECIAL FUNK OF CENTRAL PARK

Many artists have used Central Park as a subject or muse in their paintings and drawings. But few have attempted to capture the park's s … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: THE STREET ARTIST RETURNS

Street artist Hons Honschar was back in action on Friday in front of Zabar's spreading a little Shabbat … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHALK ARTIST CLAIMS THAT POLICE TOOK HIS MATERIALS (UPDATE)

Chalk artist Hans Honschar wrote a special message on 75th street and Broadway, but unlike his usual messages it wasn't upbeat and hop … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRIDAY: COME CELEBRATE TALENTED YOUNG ARTISTS

The talented young artists of the Arts in Action program will be showcasing their work on Friday night at 711 Amsterdam Avenue (94th street), and everyone's inv … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE FASCINATING STORY BEHIND THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S CHALK ARTIST ‘HONSCHAR’

Hans Honschar, aka "Ace," is crouched over the pavement in front of Zen Medica on West 72nd street pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

BROADWAY GETS NEW METAL SCULPTURES

Artist Don Gummer has constructed nine aluminum and stainless steel sculptures that will run up Broadway from Columbus Circle to 157th street in conjun … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW CENTRAL PARK EXHIBIT FEATURES SAILBOAT, FREE ICE CREAM

A sailboat filled with musicians, scenes from movies depicted by actors, and an ice cream truck handing out ice cream the color of a Central Park s … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT THE FANCIFUL SCULPTURES IN RIVERSIDE PARK BEFORE FRIDAY

Students from The Art Students League have placed seven sculptures in Riverside Park between 59th and 69th streets as part of a five-year partne … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT THESE 3 UPPER WEST SIDE ART/CULTURE EXHIBITIONS

The city's big museums are always launching ambitious exhibitions that get tons of press. But some smaller neighborhood venues are putting on ambitious shows too, and they're worth a v … Read the rest of this entry >>

PUBLIC ART HIJACKED FROM SUBWAY, LEFT IN RIVERSIDE PARK

A sculpture of a seeing-eye dog that's part of a Broadway public art display was ripped from its bolts outside the 72nd street subway st … Read the rest of this entry >>

DRAMA: TWO LOCAL PLAYS ARE CROWD-PLEASERS

We've been hearing some good buzz about two local plays -- Measure for Measure and The Church of Why Not. Learn more about them b … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW ‘STREET ART’ SHOW AT ST. AGNES LIBRARY

Longtime Upper West Side artist Ner Beck will showcase his photos of the neighborhood and of the streets in Prague at St. Agnes Li … Read the rest of this entry >>

HUGE MURAL COMING TOGETHER ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE

Hundreds of young people are helping paint a 180-foot mural at 698 Amsterdam Avenue, near 94th street, as part of a project put on by nonprofit City … Read the rest of this entry >>

CONCERTS IN THE GARDEN SERIES STARTS SUNDAY

The West Side Community Garden on 89th street between Amsterdam and Columbus is holding a series of concerts on Sunday nights at 6 p.m. this su … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: NEIGHBORHOOD SKETCHES FROM A NOTED ILLUSTRATOR

Sam Kweskin was an illustrator who gained fame at Marvel Comics starting in the 1950's. His daughter Jean sent us a series of paintings and ske … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE SUN ALSO RISES

Looking Northeast from West 106th street, Harlem almost looks like a European village. Photo by Scott Matthews, … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRAZY SPRING SKY: BRIGHT LIGHTS AND DOUBLE RAINBOWS

The rainy weather and dramatic clouds have made for some amazing skies in recent … Read the rest of this entry >>

EYE-OPENING PHOTOS NOW ON EXHIBIT AT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

By Nancy Novick Upper West Siders and a growing number of visitors from all over the world can enjoy two new exhibits at the New-York Historical Society … Read the rest of this entry >>

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