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People look at paintings in an art gallery.

Review: Capturing memory and everyday moments at ‘Can Thought Go On Without A Body?’

From May 5-12, the art group Stilllife showcased an exhibition with paintings, sculptures and installations by 20 artists.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy Managing Editor May 20, 2024

I admit, art galleries aren't exactly my go-to spots. Whenever I do find myself in one, I often fall into this trap of thinking I could easily replicate the colors splashed across...

An exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art of a wooden electricity pole hung in the air.

Whitney exhibition shows why Puerto Rico is not an American paradise

Ending on April 23, “no existe un mundo poshuracán” highlights the talent of more than 15 Puerto Rican artists.
Natalia Palacino Camargo, Books & Theater Editor April 4, 2023

In the United States, we often forget to consider how our national history has not only been shaped by colonialism, but how it has shaped modern colonial projects. Modern colonialism...

A photo of the interior of a library with two printed posters on stands in front of a glass door with a table in between them. The poster on the left features a black and white photograph of a face partially submerged in water with the text “Wake” at the bottom, and the poster on the right features a red background with a list of the featured artists.

Bobst gets new student photography exhibit exploring intimacy and autonomy

“WAKE” redefines the body through the outstanding work of NYU photography students. The exhibit runs from Dec. 2-22 at NYU Special Collections in Bobst Library.
Natalia Palacino Carmago, Books & Theater Editor December 14, 2022

Angst is usually the first feeling that comes to mind when walking into Bobst Library at this time of year, but a hidden photography exhibition on the second floor of the library...

A weaving titled “Gretal Gretal” hangs on a white wall in an art exhibition space.

Christina Forrer’s exhibition nourishes your inner child

Los Angeles-based artist Christina Forrer’s weavings and drawings, on view at Luhring Augustine through Oct. 29, express relatable anxieties and fears through a childlike lens of the world.
Alexa Donovan, Contributing Writer October 24, 2022

Known for creating fantastical art that expresses chaos and evokes powerful emotions, Swiss-born and Los Angeles-based artist Christina Forrer is hosting her second solo exhibition...

A view of the Praxis Gallery showing a mustard yellow wall with two artworks hanging on it. To the left, a kitchen with snacks and beverages on the countertop. To the right, an art piece depicting an open fridge. To the right of the yellow wall, there is a white wall with a painting of a grey bicycle.

Melissa Misla’s ‘What a Part of the Apartment Meant’ explores the complexities of Latinidad

“What a Part of the Apartment Meant” is a knockout show from Praxis Gallery that will run from Sept. 15 to Nov. 12.
Natalia Palacino, Books & Theater Editor October 19, 2022

Unlike other galleries in the Chelsea Arts District, Praxis Gallery exclusively features the works of Latinx artists. Miguel Kehayoglu, the gallery's founder and a textile entrepreneur,...

A view of a white room with white pillars, with white cloth arranged on a hardwood floor. Wooden structures can be seen atop the white cloth.

NYU students to host the first STILLLIFE art fair

After months of hard work and preparation, an entrepreneurial group of NYU students and alumni officially announces a three-day art fair.
Yuna Baek, Contributing Writer May 2, 2022

STILLLIFE, an art collective founded by NYU students and alumni, will host its first-ever art fair at a gallery in SoHo from May 28-30. The event will offer a physical space for...

Five art pieces displayed in frames on a white wall inside the Grey Art Gallery. In the foreground, a clear encased sculpture in the center of the room.

Grey Art Gallery is NYU’s archival gem

The museum’s first exhibition since the COVID-19 pandemic, “Mostly New” features an eclectic and impressive sampling of contemporary art. 
Isabella Armus, Deputy Arts Editor April 5, 2022

Don’t let the side entrance through the Silver Center for Arts and Science deter you — the Grey Art Gallery is an essential visit. Established in 1975, the column-fortified...

Artist Alice Neel chose unconventional subjects for her paintings. A collection of her works is currently on display at the Guggenheim in Bilbao. (Photo by Elizabeth Crawford)

Alice Neel’s sublime portraiture

Alice Neel brings Harlem to the Guggenheim.
Elizabeth Crawford, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

“I like to paint people that have been ruined by the rat race in New York City,” Alice Neel once told Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show. Yes, a painter on a late night talk...

Tyler Cooperman sits on a custom painted Patrick Church couch in his exhibition at 117 Beekman. (Staff Photo by Claire Fishman)

Art Business ‘Takes a Village’; Meet its Mayor, Tyler Cooperman

A day in the life of 2018 grad Tyler Cooperman: artist representative, curator and secret finance bro.
Claire Fishman, Arts Editor September 3, 2019

It is a Friday afternoon in the Financial District. The sun beats down at 86 degrees even though the forecast promised a more mild afternoon. On Beekman Street, Tyler Cooperman...

At the release party for Survivors Magazine, two attendees look over the new issue. The magazine uses photography as a way to increase awareness of sexual assault.

Survivors Magazine Honors Survivors of Sexual Violence

Natalie Chinn, Deputy Features Editor April 30, 2018
Survivors Magazine gives survivors of sexual violence a space to heal.
Duane Linklater’s work is on display at 80WSE, in the gallery’s “From Our Hands” exhibition.

View Now: Art Around Campus

Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor January 23, 2017
If you're craving the experience of visiting a museum gallery without the hassle and cost of going uptown to MoMA or the Guggenheim, check out these NYU galleries just moments from class and full of university-affiliated artists.
“Untitled,” from Eggleston’s The Democratic Forest.

‘Democratic Forest’ Asks What Story We Want

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer November 16, 2016
The exaggerated and striking colors of William Eggleston's photographs highlight the false worlds we have come to live in, telling a story some may not want to hear.