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Tilda Swinton arrives for the screening of "Moonrise Kingdom" and the opening ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival on May 16, 2012 in Cannes. (credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/GettyImages)

MoMA Hosts Actress Tilda Swinton’s Performance Art Piece

In “The Maybe,” Swinton lies sleeping in a glass box for the day. The exhibit will move locations within the museum every time Swinton performs.

03/24/2013

Think Sweet, a Brooklyn café known for its unique ‘mefuneket’ sandwich, displays this faux sandwich created by local award-winning artist Robin Antar.

Brooklyn Artist Turns Borough’s Famed Sandwich Into Work Of Art

Moti Rabinowitz and Robin Antar are both artists — although they work in different mediums.

03/19/2013

Glowing Angels by Scott LoBaido on Staten Island (credit: Sean Sweeney)

Staten Island Artist Pays Tribute To Sandy Hook Students

A man who used his art to help Staten Island heal after superstorm Sandy is trying to do the same for Newtown, Connecticut following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

01/15/2013

(File/Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

NYC’s 5 Best Tattoo Parlors

The five shops below are known for creativity, artistic flair, custom-design work and safety; possibly the perfect combination of edgy and mainstream.

01/10/2013

Coal, from America Today by Thomas Hart Benton (credit: Metropolitan Museum Of Art)

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Receives 10-Panel ‘America Today’ Mural

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received an epic 10-panel mural by realist painter Thomas Hart Benton depicting American life before the Depression.

12/12/2012

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

NYC’s 5 Best Microtheaters

If you’re looking for the latest Disney release or even a jumbo-size cola, these places aren’t for you. But if you’re looking for edgy film in an intimate setting, then check out the city’s five best microtheaters.

10/10/2012

Chroma-Tweet

New Program Turns Construction Scaffolding Into Art

New York City has about 1 million feet of construction scaffolding at any given time, and some of it is turning into art.

08/11/2012

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

Hudson River Park Art Walk: 8 Pieces Of Outdoor Artwork to See

The roughly two mile-stretch of Hudson River Park between Grand Street in Tribeca and West 29th in Chelsea offers tremendous views of the New Jersey shoreline, the Manhattan skyline and Lady Liberty herself, along with eight fascinating works of art.

08/09/2012

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

The Met’s Best Blues: Six Paintings At The Metropolitan Museum of Art That Will Cool You Off

It’s no secret, of course, that museums carefully regulate their temperatures to protect their treasures. This climate control makes museums an excellent option for escaping New York City’s heat and humidity. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can get even cooler by seeking out its bluest, chilliest paintings.

CBS New York–07/31/2012

The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art's MoCCA FEST 2012 (Credt: moccany.org)

NYC Comics Museum Closes Doors, Plans For Future

New York City’s comics museum has closed its doors while it plans for the future.

07/11/2012

Caravaggio, The Denial of St. Peter (credit: Jennifer Eberhart)

5 Most Iconic Works Of Art In New York

Renowned for their beauty and ingenuity, iconic works are no stranger to New York City. Consider visiting some of the world’s most infamous works housed right here in the Big Apple.

04/16/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Building Superintendent Gets Prison Term For Thefts

Mihaly “Mike” Kovacsezics didn’t speak at his sentencing Tuesday.

04/03/2012

An image of the proposed "Train" installation by Jeff Koons at the High Line. (credit: James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Jeff Koons via highline.org)

‘Friends Of The High Line’ Floats Hanging A Huge Locomotive Over The Park

Have they gone loco? The design team of the High Line park is floating an unusual idea by artist Jeff Koons. He wants to hang a full-size replica of a steam locomotive from a crane above a part of the park.

03/27/2012

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The 5 Best Art Walks In New York

New York is home to over 400 galleries and museums and boasts some of the most beautiful works of art and architecture in the country. Join one of the many art walks that take place throughout the year.

03/01/2012

(credit: Michiyo Art Studio/Facebook)

The 5 Best Casual Art Classes In New York City

New York City is a haven for all types of artists, filled with places where people of all learning levels and artistic abilities can explore their own hidden talents.

CBS New York–01/30/2012

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