Posted September 25, 2017 at 9:26 am
The forty-year-old New Museum, on the Bowery for eleven years already, is on course to renovate the adjacent property and increase its overall footprint. Starting this week – more than a year after first announcing the expansion – the ground level will be ready for a slate of art programming. “The expansion effort will ultimately enable the […]
Posted October 1, 2014 at 9:22 am
“There were two types of Brooklynites [growing up],” Darren Aronofsky noted. “People who stay in Brooklyn and people who wanna get to the ‘big city.’” Last night, the beloved Brooklyn-born director crossed that river and participated in a candid discussion with novelist Lynne Tillman at the New Museum. The intimate affair was actually the public […]
Posted September 30, 2013 at 6:10 am
Beginning this Wednesday, two nascent Lower East Side brands will work together on a new cafe concept. The New Museum is joining forces with the three-year-old Hester Street Fair to launch the in-house “Hester Street Cafe.” It’ll be a foodie haven. Curated by the Hester folks, the cafeteria will operate similar to the weekly market […]
Last modified September 20, 2013 at 9:17 am
Row, row, row your boat gently down the Bowery… Mere days after the New Museum pruned its flower, there’s new growth to report. So to speak. Two enormous thirty-six-foot towers were hoisted to the rooftop of 235 Bowery in the wee hours of Wednesday. The second piece of Chris Burden’s puzzle was placed just after […]
Last modified September 14, 2013 at 4:50 pm
During peak party hours last night (or Kol Nidre), the New Museum was finally deflowered. A month after we first announced its fate, the scaffolding and truck-bound crane arrived to conduct business. By 3am this morning, the enormous two-story sculpture was placed onto a flatbed and carted away. Three years just like that; Isa Genzken no longer has […]
Posted August 1, 2013 at 6:00 am
The New Museum is being deflowered, as it were. Nearly three years after Isa Genzken installed her stoic rose on the facade of 235 Bowery, the two-story sculpture is coming down on August 24. Its successor is slated to arrive in the fall with the advent of the new Chris Burden exhibit, entitled “Chris Burden: […]
Posted March 29, 2013 at 6:20 am
The Festival of Ideas for a New City arrived on the Bowery two years ago, sparking plenty of conversation about the future and evolution of urban spaces.
Posted April 16, 2012 at 6:18 am
The flaking brick wall is somewhat of a no-mans-land, but nevertheless retains its grimy past thanks in part to the parking lot adjacent. Now, thanks to artist Jason Woodside, there’s some spice. Details inside!