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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

French Impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919) at his home Les Collettes at Cagnes, near Nice.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Report: Nearly $1.3-Million In Renoir Paintings And Personal Items Sold At Auction

Nearly $1.3 million worth of art and personal items belonging to the French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir have sold at a New York City auction.

09/19/2013

Emmett Wigglesworth (credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Artist Turns Scribbles Into 3-D Art

In Emmett Wigglesworth’s art class at Nassau Community College, students quickly learn that his artwork always begins with a scribble.

08/23/2013

Geno Smith answers questions at training camp (credit: Chris Lopresti/WFAN)

Art Or Football? Decision Turns Out OK For Geno Smith

Smith’s brothers still have his favorite piece of artwork hanging on the wall of their mother’s home. It could be worth a pretty penny someday. For now, its value is solely sentimental.

08/01/2013

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NYC’s 10 Best Summer Festivals 2013

From celebrations of hip hop to performances of modern dance to the dulcet strains of emo pop, New York’s plethora of summer festivals meet just about every need and satisfy just about every taste.

07/01/2013

6.19 Mike Breach

‘Latte Artist’ Mike Breach On The Couch

There’s nothing better than a hot, steaming cup of joe to start your day — but the creations of latte artist Mike Brach are more than just a mug of coffee.

06/19/2013

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

NYC’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–05/29/2013

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

5 Fabulous NYC Sculpture Gardens

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

05/28/2013

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