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Articles about "Manhattan Arts"

  • Spring Creativity Set to Blossom at the Tribeca Film Festival By Kamini Ramdeen | April 08, 2014

    Since 2002, Tribeca has been home to the highly attended Tribeca Film Festival. Robert De Niro, Craig Hatkoff, and Jane Rosenthal came together and created a film festival with a mission “to provide artists with unique platforms to expand the audience for their works and to broaden the access point for consumers to experience independent film and media.” Reportedly, the creation of this celebrated and hugely anticipated event was in part due to the long-term vitalization of the Tribeca area, following the events of 2001 in Lower Manhattan.

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  • New York's Disappearing Movie Theaters By Peter Black | November 19, 2013

    NYC’s big screens have slowly faded away since the 1940’s, according to this map. There used to be over a hundred movie theaters in Manhattan; there are now less than twenty. And, amazingly, only one of these is located above 85th street.

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  • The Culture Shed: NYC's Upcoming Modern and Eclectic Artistic Venue By Peter Black | September 26, 2013

    New York City will soon add yet another artistic center to its already lush cultural landscape: the Culture Shed. Although its name is somewhat unambitious, its aspirations certainly are not. At the end of July the city announced that it would provide $50 million for the project.

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  • Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” to be Displayed at the MoMA By Aby Thomas | September 19, 2012

    Here’s a piece of news that will have New Yorkers screaming in glee. Art lovers of New York City, especially those living in Midtown Manhattan, will be delighted to know that Edvard Munch’s “The Scream,” one of the world’s most famous and expensive artworks in the world, will be showcased at The Museum of Modern Art from October 24 to April 29. With its massive fan following throughout the world, the brilliantly colorful pastel drawing of a bald figure, screaming with its hands to its ears and its mouth forming a perfectly shaped ‘O,’ can be safely expected to drive people into the MoMA in droves.

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  • Times Square As Modern Art Gallery By Daniel Muhlenberg | April 09, 2012

    For over 50 years, the iconic collection of electronic billboards that hover over Times Square have left an indelible impression upon countless groups of tourists and embodied the attraction of Manhattan. While residents of Manhattan apartments are harder to impress than their borough's many visiters, they have good reason to brave the crowds and visit this famed stretch of Midtown Manhattan this summer. On June 18th, the nonprofit Chashama will transform this hub of commerce into a modern art gallery by displaying artwork on the big signs over Times Square’s pedestrian malls.

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