For nearly two decades, the Clemente Center has been divided about control over the building’s 42 subsidized artist studios, four theaters, and two galleries.
Developers looking to build their 100-story waterfront skyscraper are up against a grassroots community effort to stop their project that just scored a major win.
In a new tour, the Tenement Museum explores New York’s contagious history, from tuberculosis to the AIDS crisis, through three families.
Hundreds of LES residents voiced their opposition to the proposed luxury high-rises in the area mainly populated by low-income people of color.
Don’t focus on the closings. Three cheers for new galleries!
For Remnants, Janet Russek and David Scheinbaum photographed the synagogues, knisheries, delicatessens, and other survivors of Jewish heritage on New York’s Lower East Side.
Before it’s razed, 140 Essex Street is hosting a one-weekend exhibition featuring 10 murals by 10 artists.
I expected to stare at many things at the International Center of Photography’s new 250 Bowery location, but my own image was not one of them.
Edra Soto attempts architectural transplants the way a doctor might replace skin, seeing if an unfamiliar addition will take.
If you’re strolling through the Lower East Side, you may just run into the Koch Brothers — or specifically, a new mural that plasters their mugs on a wall on the corner of Rivington and Suffolk streets.
Over the past few years, New York-based artist Dana Sherwood has organized a picnic for wild baboons on the South African coast, left banquets for raccoons in the suburbs of South Florida, and concocted a molded terrine of jellied spam, beef, hot dogs, and marrow bones for coyotes.
The tension between design and art derives from the utility ascribed to the former vying with the elusiveness that characterizes the latter.