Tom Finkelpearl, who has been the president of the Queens Museum for 12 years and recently oversaw its $68 million transformation, will be tapped by Mayor Bill de Blasio as the new commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs.
Arts & Music
Police have arrested a Brooklyn street artist after a YouTube video was posted of him scaling the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge to install one of his pieces last week, the NYPD said.
A group of 5Pointz artists have put their emotions and experiences on canvas, reflecting the day they found their graffiti mecca hidden behind white paint.
Entrepreneurs will soon have a new space to get creative in Astoria.
Police are investigating after a YouTube video was posted over the weekend of a Brooklyn street artist scaling the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge to install one of his pieces.
He was born Giuseppe (Joseph) Palattella, but he would become “DON 1, M.A.F.IA.” The Italian-American teen from Queens helped put the borough and the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit (BMT) subway lines on the 1970s graffiti map. Decades later, a new book hopes to rediscover that legacy.
Artists of the Brooklyn Streetcar Artists’ Group (BSAG) got a special treat after exhibiting their work in Queens.
Jack Giambanco is sharing the light of friendship. It all started in the summer of 2012 when Giambanco had a dream involving people from all walks of life and all nationalities holding different colored, glowing lights in their hands.
Long Island City’s Holocenter is bringing visitors a new view of the world with a brand new exhibit.
One landmark Long Island City building is calling all artists to come and create.