Category Archives: Art

Arsty farsty fun

By now, you may have heard about the new exhibit at the New Museum. If you haven’t, I have two words for you: Big. Slide. On October 26th, the New Museum opened German artist Carsten Holler’s “Experience,” a compilation of … Continue reading

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Haunted Pumpkins in the Garden

The New York Botanical Garden will be haunted for the month of October. In honor of Halloween, the Botanical Garden will feature all sorts of pumpkin sculptures by artist Michael Natiello. ¬†Sculptures will feature scarecrows, spiders, snakes, and so much … Continue reading

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Recycling as therapy

In May, the NY Times reported that recycling has taken a turn for the violent. Artist David Belt’s invitation-only installation, named “Glassphemy!,” allowed participants to throw glass bottles that smash and trigger flashing lights. The Times calls it “eco-friendly aggression.” … Continue reading

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Zero Footprint Shirt

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint, one man has designed the Zero Footprint Shirt. Dave Rittinger, an architect from Brooklyn, has created a shirt made entirely out of leaves and glue. According to his biography, Rittinger discovered that … Continue reading

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Farming of the Future: The Dragonfly

Vertical farming is all the futuristic rage in urban agriculture. Imagine 100+ floors of greenhouse space, towering at the end of New York’s Roosevelt Island. The Dragonfly would produce locally grown produce and create renewable energy. Though many debate the … Continue reading

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“The city is a fact in nature, like a cave, a run of mackerel or an ant-heap. But it is also a conscious work of art, and it holds within its communal framework many simpler and more personal forms of … Continue reading

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Sand Art

Though this isn’t a New York based story, I thought that this was an exemplary profile of an nature artist with a twist. Meet Jim Denevan, an artist who uses sticks, rakes, and other simple tools to create large scale … Continue reading

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