Tag Archives: New York City

Alexander Hamilton & Richard F. Turner

Alexander Hamilton Finally Gets a Law Degree

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

Audiophiles Flock to Expanded AXPONA Show

Audiophiles Flock to Expanded AXPONA Show

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

New Moma Exhibit

New MoMA Exhibit Available on Your Laptop

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,

America's cup showing Jersey City

America’s Cup Returns to NYC

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


New York City Art Galleries Starter Guide

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.

Whitney Museum to Debut New Building This Spring

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,


Sui Jianguo “Blind Portraits” Series Arrives in Central Park

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 Makes U.S. Debut at the Guggenheim

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

Coil Festival 2013 Provides Eclectic Mix of Artists

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