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Danny Fields, "Ramones in alley behind CBGB," 1977.COURTESY THE ARTIST

It’s Alive! The Ramones Prove Too Tough to Die at the Queens Museum

“Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: The Ramones and the Birth of Punk” is at the Queens Museum for a reason—all four of the original Ramones grew up in the same eight-or-ten-block patch of that borough. So to get in the mood … Read More


We’re a Happy Family: Queens Museum Will Stage Ramones Retrospective

The prodigal sons of Queens return home. The New York Times reports today that on April 10, the Queens Museum will open a retrospective on the rock-and-roll band The Ramones titled “Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of … Read More

Norman Rockwell's Boy and Girl Gazing at the Moon (Puppy Love).


Morning Links: Norman Rockwell Edition

Scott Reyburn on the “bubble that never really bursts.” [The New York Times]The Pompidou in Paris will open pop-up locations across France. [The Art Newspaper]“One of the most unusual auctions of a single collection ever to take place, with lots … Read More

Polit Sheer Form!

Queens Museum Calls For Manual Labor In The Name Of Art

In a press release issued Monday, the Queens Museum issued an open call for participants in a 500-person performance on November 3, conceived by Chinese art collective Polit-Sheer-Form-Office and titled “Do the Same Good Deed.” The act? A massive cleaning … Read More

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9 Funky, Surprising, and Selfie-Worthy Outdoor Art Installations to See in NYC This Summer

Where to find crumbling Rococo grottos, three-legged Buddhas, psychedelic pink flamingos, and more Read More


Warhol’s Mug Shots of Bad Guys Are Finally Back in Queens

Andy Warhol’s “Most Wanted Men” are back at the Queens Museum–50 years after they were mysteriously censored from the World’s Fair Read More

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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More

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Pedal Pushers: How Art Museums Are Promoting Bike Culture

In exhibitions and programs across the country, museums are devising new ways to showcase the exquisite mix of engineering, craftsmanship and style that moves us forward on two finely calibrated wheels Read More

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Studio assistants, family, and friends, including a team from Cre8tive YouTH*ink, are helping to restore paintings in Ray Smith's Gowanus studio, which was inundated with seven feet of water. "It's like swamp archeology," he says.

A Climate Change in the Art World?

The art community is digging out, drying off, counting its losses, helping its neighbors–and starting to prepare for the hurricanes of the future Read More