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The Power of Pettibon’s Pen

The Power of Pettibon’s Pen

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Raymond Pettibon's new exhibit "A Pen of All Work" takes the fine lines of his pens and charges them to examine the blurred lines of social inequities.

Walking Through Galleries, Dazed and Confused

Walking Through Galleries, Dazed and Confused

By Nina Jang, Features Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Get high and check out these four spots to take in some art.

Exhibit proves shocking, thrilling

Exhibit proves shocking, thrilling

By Alex Greenberger, Arts Editor

October 29, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

“Chris Ofili: Night and Day,” the New Museum’s retrospective of the controversial British artist, opens with a shock to the system, the kind that makes it easy to forget that the rest of the exhibition even exists. Ofili’s work should not be surprising anymore — the almost two-decade-old, acrylic-on-linen...

Artist Chris Burden’s Extreme Measures at the New Museum

Artist Chris Burden’s Extreme Measures at the New Museum

October 7, 2013


Filed under Features

  A motorcycle starts and its throttle is pushed to its maximum. The 6,000 pound wheel that once rested upon the bike’s back tire suddenly begins to spin chaotically. The Big Wheel continues on its own for another three hours. Outside, the 30-foot Ghost Ship precariously hangs over the edge of a b...

Museum uses public pay phones to share ’90s history

Museum uses public pay phones to share ’90s history

April 8, 2013


Filed under Features

For most people, history is something to be contained within the confines of a glass box, something to be sealed, gawked at and controlled. For New Yorkers, however, history is in every crack of the pavement. A new exhibit and advertising campaign by Manhattan-based independent advertising agency Droga5...

New exhibit shows controversial NYC of 1993

New exhibit shows controversial NYC of 1993

February 14, 2013


Filed under Features

Click on the photo for more images from the exhibit. A step inside a new exhibit at the New Museum will transport viewers back to 1993, an important year that few seem to remember. “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star” opened yesterday, and the exhibit seeks to explore a changing...