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Art House Gallery/Curious Matter at the Noyes Museum

The Curious Matter exhibition A DARK WOOD, produced and presented in collaboration with Art House Gallery will be traveling to the Noyes Museum of Art. A Dark Wood features the work of 33 contemporary artists. The exhibition explores the theme … Continue reading

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Canterbury Cathedral Stained Glass at The Cloisters

Moving and shipping art is nerve racking. Even if the object itself is resilient as a plush toy there’s always the possibility of loss or damage. Safely and securely shipping six huge stained glass windows from England’s Canterbury Cathedral, to … Continue reading

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Fanny Allié at ArtBloc

The opening reception for “Fanny Allié: The Glowing Home” at ArtBloc in Hamilton Square is this Thursday, March 13, from 6 to 8pm. We had a daytime preview of the work, but we’re looking forward to viewing the neon and … Continue reading

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Twelve Creches

To close the year we present 12 creches. St Francis of Assisi is credited with producing the first pantomime of the nativity in 1223. Performers still dress and play out the story of the birth of Christ in church and … Continue reading

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Fran Lebowitz/The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The September 1981 cover of Interview magazine featured Fran Lebowitz. She looked sly and smoldering in the photo-based illustration by Richard Bernstein. Her eyes were piercing and she held a cigarette. Fran represented all that was smart and cool and … Continue reading

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Halloween visit: Woodlawn Cemetery

Weeping cherubs, tabulating angels, draped urns, broken columns, faux bois typography – we fully embrace and celebrate memorial iconography. Woodlawn cemetery in the Bronx is home to many wonderful examples and one of our favorite spots to indulge the romantic … Continue reading

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A weekend with Curious Matter

We’ve been busy here at Curious Matter –– an exhibition of work by Arthur Bruso in the gallery, Le Bouquiniste, our small & independent press kiosk is back in town, and a special installation from the Department of Reparative History. … Continue reading

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Joey Parlett at Curious Matter

Your last opportunity to see “There’s a Moon in the Sky, It’s Called the Moon!” is this coming Sunday, September 15. The exhibition includes images and objects culled from the Curious Matter archives, and features works from artist Joey Parlett’s … Continue reading

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AIDS in New York: The First Five Years

In a few small rooms tucked in the back of the second floor at the New-York Historical Society the first five years of AIDS in New York are examined. Those years were also my first five in New York. A … Continue reading

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Janet West and Andy Warhol in The Garage

The booth of Janet West at The Garage Flea Market at 112 West 25th Street is our favorite stop when we’re scavenging cultural detritus. We know you don’t want us to use the word “curate” outside the gallery or museum … Continue reading

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