While many of the country’s founding fathers practiced law, until the 20th Century, a law degree was not required to do so. Neither Alexander Hamilton or Franklin Delano Roosevelt had university law degree. Alexander Hamilton will finally get one — Albany Law School plans to
AXPONA continues to be the “go to” event for audiophiles. The largest high-end audio show in North America, was held April 13-15, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois. Every year, the show has expanded due to demand, and 2018 was the largest AXPONA
While the medals displayed at the biennial FIDEM exhibit held in Belgium last year in September, 2016 tended to deflect attention from the anger and despair in the world that led to the rise of populism, the selections for the Whitney biennial this year embrace
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)’s new exhibit is completely digital. The exhibit, which is available via the museum’s website, extensively chronicles all of MoMA’s exhibitions from 1929 to the present. MoMA opened its doors in 1929, featuring its first major exhibition, “Cézanne, Gauguin, Seurat,
The warm weather makes it a lot more enjoyable to explore New York City, including its prime tourist attractions like Ellis Island, the Empire State Building, High Line, and Central Park. During the summer, the city also offers many free activities, from Shakespeare in the
America’s Cup returned to New York City last weekend for the first time since 1920. The Hudson River provided the backdrop for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series. New York is the fifth regatta leading into next year’s 35th America’s Cup, which will be held
With more than 1,000 art galleries, New York City is one of the greatest metropolitan areas for shopping around for art. From Chelsea to Brooklyn, each gallery offers a unique opportunity to discover new talent and find one-of-a-kind pieces that appeal to your particular tastes.
The Whitney Museum of American Art has come home to Greenwich Village. The new Whitney Museum building is located at 99 Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District within walking distance from its original home at McDougal Alley. Founded in 1930 by sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney,
Four massive sculptures by renowned Chinese sculptor Sui Jianguo are currently on display at New York’s Doris C. Freedman Plaza. The monumental sculptures are part of Sui Jianguo’s “Blind Portraits” series. While the large bronze do not quite resemble portraits, they were created “blindly.” Sui
Wang Jianwei: Time Temple recently debuted at the Guggenheim Museum. It is the Beijing-based artist’s first solo museum exhibition in North America. The exhibit also marks the first of three commissions of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative at the museum. According
In the age of the “selfie,” painting a portrait may seem like a lost art. But it is very much alive at the National Portrait Gallery, which recently held the BP Portrait Awards. The National Portrait Gallery was founded in 1856 to collect portraits of
New York City does not show the love when it feels its “I ♥ NY” trademark is threatened, even if the potential offender has gone so far as to emblazon a similar phrase on his knuckles. Sam Penix , the co-owner of Everyman’s Espresso, a
The Performance Space 122 kicked off its eighth annual Coil Festival in January, and audience members received the same eclectic and fresh mix of theater, dance and performance artists that have characterized this festival in previous years. The festival brought together groups of artists from
It was a spectacular sight to watch the 2012 Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks in New York City from aboard the “Incentive” on the Hudson River. I hope this video conveys the sense of patriotism and pride for America that all the guests shared that night.