All posts tagged “New York City

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Double consciousness

    Flashback to Friday: On the exact date Andrew Carnegie moved into his new mansion on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, the stately structure reopened anew, 112 years later, as the freshly renovated Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. Carnegie Mansion has always… Read More

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Crystal clear

    The last word on water (for now). Wooden tanks filled with potable water pepper the New York City skyline. Iconic and prolific, the city’s 17,000 water towers stand as symbols of hydro-abundance in America. Silent sentinels, until now. Mary Jordan, a filmmaker/activist/curator, is… Read More

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New troubadours

            A musical marathon is happening at the New Museum in Manhattan. Ten male guitarists are playing and singing continuously all day Wednesday through Sunday until June 29 as part of a new piece created by Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson… Read More