Ever wonder what it would take to be James Bond, Jason Bourne or another notorious spy? SPYSCAPE, a recently opened experiential museum in New York, provides the answer by giving attendees the opportunity to enter the world of special agents, covert operations and secret missions.
A native Californian and adopted New Yorker, Hugo McCloud is a self-taught, multimedia artist inspired by urban landscapes and decay. McCloud, who has been featured in solo exhibitions in New York, Italy, and London, works largely in metals, and applies a “physical and instinctual” approach to his work.
According to The Wing’s in-house historian, the first professional women’s club in America was founded after Fanny Fern, a popular American newspaper columnist, was turned away from a speech Charles Dickens gave at the New York Press Club and told she could, “listen through a crack in the door.” Over 100 years later, The Wing carries on the tradition.
We spoke with painter, sculptor, and filmmaker José Parlá about the premiere of his latest work, a foray into experimental documentary film.
We spoke with Nicole Will, independent curator at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, about their newest exhibit on the late composer Arthur Russell, a pioneer of electronic music.
We caught up with DJ Stretch Armstrong shortly after the publication of the new book he cowrote with Evan Auerbach "No Sleep: NYC Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999" to talk DJ culture and the heyday of New York nightlife.