Post image for Surprising, And Some Unsurprising, Findings About Where NYC’s Artists Live

A new study from the Center for an Urban Future looks at where artists live in New York City. What neighborhoods in New York City are losing artists? Gaining them? Those answers aren’t surprising. But the dominance of pricey Uptown Manhattan nabes (in terms of total artist populations) certainly is.

Post image for L.A. Art Diary: Week Three

In which Michael Anthony Farley visits an artist residency in a 1939 modernist apartment building, gets lost on his way to a craft fair for witches, dances in a feminist rap video, and tries yoga for the first time.

Post image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: A Hot (In A Good Way) New Fair

While the big galleries are still at the beach, the city’s museums and artist-run initiatives continue to keep us on our toes. Case and point: the Whitney’s opening the first US retrospective of Brazilian art/activism pioneer Hélio Oiticica on Friday. Speaking of art/activism, there are plenty of opportunities to get engaged this week, including talks at SVA on Wednesday and SOHO20 gallery on Sunday. The weekend’s real highlight, though, is Crushed, the inaugural Brooklyn Dirty Book Fair. Organized by former AFC teammate Matthew Leifheit, we’re expecting that to be great. Artist-made porn? Weird performances involving cake? A pop-up exhibition of vintage queer zines? Check, check, and check! We’ll see you there!