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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Last Chance Dance

by Whitney Kimball on December 18, 2012
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Before we head out for the holidays, we’ve still got some thrilling art events in store. Performances! Holiday parties! Openings! Benefits! If 2012 still leaves you feeling artistically unfulfilled, then you’ve still got one more shot at getting some closure.

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[Sponsor] Beat Nite 7: Bushwick Art Spaces Stay Open Late, Saturday March 10, 6-10 PM

by Sponsors on March 7, 2012
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Jason Andrew + Norte Maar present the seventh installment of Beat Nite: Bushwick Art Spaces Stay Open Late. This bi-annual night, now in it's fourth year, continues to be an exciting showcase for art in the epicenter of the city’s young creative community.

Half art stroll, half bar crawl, alternative spaces and reputable galleries will once again welcome the public to see real art in real time, one night only on March 10, 6-10pm with an official after party at English Kills from 10-12pm. Participating Spaces include: Norte Maar, Centotto, English Kills, Factory Fresh, AIRPLANE, Botanic, Microscope, Storefront Bushwick, Active Space, Art on Fire, Camel Art Space, Cojo Art Space, International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), Small Black Door, Studio 10, Theodore Art, Valentine Gallery, 950 Hart Gallery and Parlour.

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56 Bogart: Where Manufacturing Fails Artist Communities Will Rise

by Paddy Johnson on November 23, 2011
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The history of gallery migration in New York is by now well-known, even if its particulars are not. Often it starts with a single artist-friendly building, that becomes the hub for community and neighborhood development. This gets interesting when there are circumstances where the failure of manufacturing is the stimulus for the rise of arts. A case in point; back in 1971, dealers Leo Castelli, Andre Emmerich, Ileana Sonnabend and John Weber opened quarters at 420 West Broadway — a former paper warehouse they bought outright — thus opening Soho to the galleries of 57th Street. Chelsea's early days have a similar history: the manager of 529 West 20th boasted in 1997 that “twenty-two galleries had signed up” to fill former storage space. In Dumbo, it was the long-running art support at St. Ann's Warehouse that propelled the neighborhood to prominence.

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