Art

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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

"The Neighbors" art exhibit. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Of Swanky TriBeCa Building Unwittingly Become Subjects Of Art Exhibit

Arne Svenson took pictures of his neighbors through their windows without warning neighbors they were on candid camera.

05/16/2013

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

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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

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