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'Basquiat: Rage to Riches' Is the Last Doc We Need on the Iconic Artist
The mythical artist's family comes forward with grounding anecdotes that suggest we should stop searching for an otherworldly man behind the world-shaking art.
You Need to See This Wild Documentary About 90s Misfit Skaters and Artists
'Beautiful Losers' turns ten this month, but it still feels radical.
Laura Hutson Hunter
Rare Ephemera from New York's Storied Era of Renegade Artmaking
These vintage art advertisements were made by artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and Nan Goldin.
Spending an Entire Night in a NYC Pizza Spot Will Show You Every Side of Humanity
"Every night crazy people," Sal warned me. "We get the most."
An Outsider Artist's Early Photos Show the Un-Glamorous Side of Drag
Time-travel back to the early days of the outsider art with photographer Clayton Patterson.
New York City’s Best New Hotel is Studio 54-Meets-the Genius Bar
Ian Schrager's Public Hotel opened this summer on the Lower East Side. The innovative hotelier sits down for an interview with GARAGE.
Fashion Freaks Are Losing Their Place in NYC
Astronomical rent and shifting trends are threatening the life of the legendary Allan and Suzi boutique.
How Olivier Assayas' Unofficial "International Trilogy" Did the Impossible
Screened as a whole, The Metrograph's presentation of 'Clean,' 'Demonlover,' and 'Boarding Gate' reads like a blueprint for the all-consuming cave of multinational capital.
Photorealistic Drawings Explore the Trippy Dreamscape of Cultural Identity
The first solo exhibition of Xavier Robles de Medina touches down at Catinca Tabacaru Gallery on the Lower East Side.
Manhattan's 92-Year-Old Kung Fu Master Is Simply the Best
When LES-based artist Laura Nova met Poa Shen, a woman who practices and teaches her form of kung fu in Nova's neighborhood, the pair became instant collaborators.
Go Beyond the Basquiat You Thought You Knew at a New UK Exhibit
Opening this September, 'Basquiat: Boom For Real' is the late artist's first major exhibit in the UK in over 20 years.
'The Wackiest Eviction of All Time': The Last Days of Manhattan's Troll Museum
This week, Lower East Side artist Reverend Jen Miller was kicked out of the rent-controlled apartment where she has lived and exhibited a beloved collection of troll dolls for years. We were with Reverend Jen as she and her friends packed up and said...