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Art Everywhere display in Times Square (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

American Artworks Take Over Times Square As National Art Exhibit Kicks Off

The nationwide exhibit launched Monday and runs through Aug. 31.

08/04/2014

'Las Bicicletas' will celebrate art and the love of bicycles in New York City. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Las Bicicletas’ Celebrates Art And The Love Of Bicycles From Mexico To New York City

Grab your walking shoes and your subway card and get ready to experience the American debut of a rolling art exhibit.

07/12/2014

Sphinx made of sugar (Credit: CBS 2)

Art Exhibit At Abandoned Williamsburg Sugar Refinery Has New Yorkers Abuzz

Surrounded by melting molasses figurines of child slaves is the centerpiece: a giant sphinx, 35 feet tall, 75 feet long, and coated with 40 tons of pure white sugar.

07/04/2014

Map shows NYC public schools without any certified arts teacher, according to NYC Department of Education, U.S. Census Bureau. (credit: Google Maps via NYC Comptroller's Office)

City To Hire More Than 100 Full-Time Art Teachers Following Comptroller Study

The announcement was made at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. It was accompanied by music from a middle school orchestra.

07/01/2014

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

5 Fabulous NYC Sculpture Gardens

Sculpture gardens offer the best of two lovely worlds: art and nature. Here are five in New York worth exploring and enjoying.

05/13/2014

TV 10/55's Toni Senecal stretched her legs in one of the New York area's most creative races. (Credit TV 10/55)

Toni On! New York: We’re Getting Creative!

In the edition we saw this week, WLNY’s Toni Senecal indulged her creative side with a trip to one of Brooklyn’s best chocolatiers, looked at an ecologically aware art display, and stretched her legs in the Tri-State area’s most creative race.

05/10/2014

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

New York City’s 6 Best Dog Runs

New York City is full of great dog walks, runs and parks. City parks have four designations for dogs: no dogs allowed, dogs on leash, off-leash and dog runs.

CBS New York–05/06/2014

Paintings of Snoop Dog (L) and Nelson Mandela (R) by late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat that were allegedly stolen from a gallery in Brooklyn. (credit: Sean Leonard/CBS 2)

Art Taken In Brooklyn Gallery Heist Returned To Rightful Owner

In a heist that was caught on video in March, thieves were seen running down a Williamsburg Street with paintings taken from a nearby gallery.

04/22/2014

Paintings of Snoop Dog (L) and Nelson Mandela (R) by late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat that were allegedly stolen from a gallery in Brooklyn. (credit: Sean Leonard/CBS 2)

Brooklyn Gallery Owner Speaks Out About Stolen Artwork As Search For Paintings Continues

Sean Leonard said he was eager to see the suspect who allegedly stole nearly $30,000 of art work from his Williamsburg gallery, punished.

03/05/2014

Two artists live inside a giant wheel at a Williamsburg, Brooklyn, art gallery. (credit: CBS 2)

Artists In Brooklyn Put New Spin On The Hamster Wheel

Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder are spending that time precariously atop a giant hamster-like wheel in Williamsburg, CBS 2’s Tony Aiello reported.

03/05/2014

'Initiation:' Columbia University Student Video

Art Or Pornography? Controversy Erupts Over Racy Student Video Shot At Columbia

A racy video shot between stacks of books at Columbia University has gone viral, and while the students who made the video have called it art, others have deemed it lewd and pornographic.

02/05/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Museums For Dates

Our picks for the best date-friendly museums in New York include masculine attractions such as guns, planes, trains, dinosaur bones, and even sex tapes.

CBS New York–01/24/2014

Street Art Exhibit At Aqueduct Racetrack

Aqueduct Racetrack Street Art Show Features Local, International Artists

The grandstand walls at Aqueduct Racetrack have been transformed into a street art exhibit which will last until the end of the year. Works by both local and international artists are featured at the show, which includes 11 pieces.

12/03/2013

A member of Christie's staff walks towards Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucien Freud" on Oct. 14, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Getty Images)

Francis Bacon Paintings Sell For Record $142 Million At Christie’s Auction

“Three Studies of Lucian Freud” was purchased for $142.4 million at Christie’s postwar and contemporary art sale on Tuesday night.

11/12/2013

TV 10/55's Toni Senecal stretched her legs in one of the New York area's most creative races. (Credit TV 10/55)

Toni On! New York: This Week We’re Getting Creative

This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal indulged her creative side with a trip to one of Brooklyn’s best chocolatiers, looked at an ecologically aware art display, and stretched her legs in the Tri-State area’s most creative race.

09/21/2013

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