The biggest of the many art fairs happening this week
The Ace Hotel is taking their upscale flophouse vibe to the next level after paying $30 million for The Salvation Army Chinatown Shelter, which sits right next to the Bowery Mission.
Naked, Covered in Ram’s Blood, Drinking a Coke, and Feeling Pretty Good by Andrew Solomon
One man’s journey to Senegal to investigate a tribal cure for depression.
There’s always a bunch of things occurring at the beginning of March when the Armory Show takes over Piers 92 & 94 on the west side. This year is no exception. After the jump, a flyer party of sorts, with art happenings that you should hit up if you find yourself in NYC.
In an effort to reduce widespread foreign name scratching on the Great Wall, Chinese authorities are establishing designated ‘graffiti’ zones in towers close to popular stretches of the famous monument. As far as how an “electronic graffiti board” would be helpful… who the hell knows? Those screens can be etched too.
Eddie Huang plays tourist in his own town.
Every week until it’s warm again, we’ll be showing off various noodle soups around NYC.
Miso Ramen with a tasty boiled egg at Ramen Yebisu
Basic pictures of people in warm places from NatGeoFound
As California dries up, desperate farmers and vineyard owners are turning to water witches to locate underground water sources. Using only divining rods and their intuition, popular witches can make $500 or more per site visit.
If two sensei fight in a snowy forest, will they both make it home in time for tea?
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Anders Oinonen to share his favorite place to eat. Anders is a Toronto-based artist who had a fantastic exhibition at The Hole last year (also, check out our photos from the opening). Continue reading for his answer.
A sick trailer for William Strobeck’s upcoming Supreme video
Lots of heavy hitters including Todd James’ Supernatural, which opens tonight uptown at Sandra Gering.
If Scotland declares independence from the UK, what changes will the iconic flag have to go through?
Go Away by Alexander Chee
Artist colonies are mysterious places. Available only to a select few, supposedly teeming with alcohol, affairs, and creative hoodoo. But the rumors aren’t true—they just lack detail. From last summer, scenes and lessons from three residencies.