A new exhibition at the National Arts Club in NYC spotlights work from the 1950s and ’60s by the late Abstract Expressionist painter Libbie Mark. Admission is free.
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12 Artists Awarded Fellowships by National Arts Club
The 18-month fellowship aims to provide artists with “as much access as possible” to the club’s facilities and networks “at a time and place convenient to artists.”
80 Works by Andy Warhol Are on View at the National Arts Club
Portfolios and prints by the iconic Pop artist take over the historic Gramercy Park club in New York City. Admission is free.
A Fashion Historian on the Relationship Between Clothing and Disease
Alison Matthews David considers the past as we decide what to wear and how to protect ourselves during the pandemic.
Irving Petlin’s Armada of Discontent
Whatever your life story, it is part of a larger history – this is what Petlin recognizes and is perhaps why he suppresses the personal or anecdotal.
A Lifetime Devoted to Sketching the Design Details of the New York Subway
The most encyclopedic history of the art and architecture of New York City’s subway is slowly being compiled by one man, who sketches every design detail of its stations.
Looking back on my firsthand experience with The National Arts Club, the concept of it being a bastion of a hoarding ground zero (as it became, depicted in the picture above, under the tenure of President O. Alden James) wouldn’t have really rung true for me unless you were referencing a clown car of fuddy-duddies from back in the day, seemingly replicating like rabbits with each tick of the dusty grandfather clock.