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Celebrating American Art
Untitled (Lines in Four Directions, Blue). 1989. Digital image © Whitney Museum of American Art / Licensed by Scala / Art Resource, NY. © 2019 The LeWitt Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
The "Martha McKeen" of Wellfleet. 1944. Digital image: Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza / Scala / Art Resource, NY. © 2019Heirs of Josephine Hopper / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.
Study for Homage to the Square. 1969. Oil on masonite, 16 x 16 in. Photo: Tim Nighswander. Digital image: Albers Foundation/Art Resource, NY. © The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2019
The Red Smile. 1963. Digital image © Whitney Museum of American Art / Licensed by Scala / Art Resource, NY. © 2019 Alex Katz / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Puff Piece. Digital image: Photo courtesy of Deborah Kass / Art Resource, NY. © 2019 Deborah Kass / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Sarah's Reach. 1964. Digital image: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC / Art Resource, NY. © 2019 The Kenneth Noland Foundation / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.
Untitled, no. 4 of 34, from the illustrated book, Ode à l'oubli. 2004. Digital Image © The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA / Art Resource, NY. © 2019 The Easton Foundation / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.
Wild Goose Chase variation with "Flying Geese" border. Digital image. Pitkin Studio / Art Resource, NY. © 2019 Estate of Annie Bendolph / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
“OY/YO” (2015). © 2019 Deborah Kass / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
“Immolation IV from the Woman and Smoke Series,” (1972). © 2019 Judy Chicago / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
“Portrait of Mnonja,” (2010). © 2019 Mickalene Thomas / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Installation view of the exhibition, "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present" at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2010). Photo: Jonathan Muzikar © 2019 Marina Abramovic. Courtesy of Sean Kelly Gallery / (ARS), New York
‘Quiltmakers of Gee's Bend’ explores the extraordinary lives, inspirations, and history of these artists. For more than 150 years, the women of Gee's Bend, Alabama have made quilts reflecting their history and daily lives. This PBS Doc follows the artists on a poignant and sometimes very comical bus journey to see their quilts exhibited at The Milwaukee Art Museum.
From “Survival,” (1985). © 2019 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Hahn/Cock , 2013 © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Music, Film, and Theater
“All the world’s a stage,” Shakespeare declared. In that spirit we present performances and musical albums to be enjoyed both inside the theater and out
This award-season favorite got a little set-design help with featured replicas of works by Emory Douglas and Isamu Noguchi.
Spinning a tangled web on Amazon Prime, this binge worthy show features works Manolo Valdes, and Richard Texier and a mural come to life by iconic Mexican artist and activist Diego Rivera.
Say it ‘aint so! In 2018 living legend Paul Simon embarked on 'Homeward Bound, The Farewell Tour.’ While his best accessory on stage might be his guitar (and mic), we also love the show’s backdrop display which features a photograph of René Magritte and his wife. Here’s to you, Mr. Simon.
The heist is on! Though the ladies in the latest Ocean’s flick franchise are after some serious bling we were blinded by the amazing set-design that featured replicas of works by George Condo, Helen Frankenthaler, Jackson Pollock, Joel Shapiro, and Al Held.
On their album, ‘In Real Time,’ the dreamy sound of psychedelic indie rock band The Undercover Dream Lovers is visually complimented with an album cover that features “Sinéma, les anges sont avec toi," by French artist Martial Raysee. Play and display this limited edition vinyl today.
The remarkable true story of cosmetics titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden come alive in this funny and surprisingly touching play. Showcasing the dueling beauty mogul’s extensive art collections, the show features reproductions of works by Salvador Dalí, Raoul Dufy, Marie Laurencin, William Dobell, and Pablo Picasso.
“There is only one thing I fear in life, my friend… One day the black will swallow the red.” So said the artist Mark Rothko. But 50 years after his death the red hot spotlight still shines bright on him and his genius. Case in point, ‘Red,’ the Tony Award winning play about art and commerce.
These visually arresting books will take you on a journey through some of the lives of some of world’s most iconic artists and legendary brands.
What began as a small mining camp during the Colorado Silver Boom of the late nineteenth century has since become the preferred getaway of the world’s elite. Treasured for what’s above ground rather than below, Aspen, Colorado has a storied history almost as dense as the directory of A-listers. This chic book features works by the consummately stylish artist Herbert Bayer.
Since being introduced in 1968, more than 5 billion Hot Wheels cars have been produced, making it the number-one toy in the world, with 10 cars sold every second. Filled with energetic imagery, including a work by Andy Warhol, Hot Wheels vibrantly conveys the rich panoply of dynamic designs and thrilling experiences of this quintessential American toy.
With 11 restaurants around the world, Michael Chow has spread Chinese haute cuisine throughout the West, and created a gathering place for stars to mingle, eat, and party. Renderings of the Chow family by the likes of Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and Jean-Michel Basquiat convey Chow's status in the artistic community.
As the old slogan went, “America runs on Bulova time,” and subsequently so does the world. Bulova: A History of Firsts chronicles the extraordinary American watch company by recounting a multi-generational epic that runs from the Gilded Age up through present-day New York City. The title features eight visually captivating chapters that include works by Andy Warhol.
In the heart of the City of Light, the Ritz Paris shines. Behind the luxury, service, and décor lies the vision of one man, César Ritz, who revolutionized the hotel business to become both an art and an industry titan. Featuring works by Christian Berard this tome makes an excellent stocking stuffer.
There’s no better way to ring in the New Year’s then with a little bubbly. Setting the standard on fine champagne, Veuve Clicquot has been there to celebrate with us for the last 250 years. Lets raise our glasses and toast to this classic with a stunning book that looks perfect under any tree. Including work by Pablo Reinoso, Campana Brothers, Langlands & Bell, Cedric Ragot and Marc Chagall.
Of all the great Parisian couture houses, Dior is perhaps the most famous and prestigious in the world, embodying Christian Dior’s sublime vision of femininity, which Saint Laurent elaborated and evolved into the beginning of the tumultuous decade of the 1960s. The jewel of a book features works by Henry Clarke.
Kids at (he)Art
No matter what your age, channel your inner child with these whimsical art-inspired gizmos and gadgets.
On The Catwalk
Whether you’re traveling far or staying local this season, these high fashion artist collaborations are sure to get you there in style.
Ooh lala! Fabled French haute couture label Schiaparelli has headed state-side. Swing by Bergdorf Goodman (58th and 5th) and check out their pop-up boutique featuring this years Fall/ Winter Collection, “Story #1”, a prêt-à-couture line dedicated to Elsa’s creative relationship with Man Ray!
Designer Raf Simons’s campaign for Calvin Klein’s fall 2017 205W39NYC collection is chalk full of ads and pieces inspired by Andy Warhol. Picture work, Andy Warhol, Elvis (eleven times) & Skull, 1976.
Photo credit: © 2017 Willy Vanderperre
For The Home
Perfect homeware that is sure to make for artful conversation.
Incorporate art into every aspect of your day with these fun and fabulous accessories.
Public Works: The Best Things in Life are Free
Here are some of our favorite public works in New York City. Go get out and enjoy!
…or the train. Santiago Caltrava's soaring 'Oculus' is one of the newest additions to New York City's great civic landmarks. Photo: © 2019 Rebecca A. Florez / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.