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#WCW: An Eyebrow-Raising Show About Women At Postmasters Gallery

Tribeca institution Postmasters Gallery is opening a show called #WCW (@womencrushwednesday) on Wednesday, July 22nd. The show, curated by Postmasters founder Magda Sawon, gathers works with female subjects from a disparate group of artists on the loose theme of the ubiquitous social media phenomenon. Sawon quotes the International Business Times for the show’s epigram: “‘WCW’ […]

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Postmasters Gallery Hero: William Powhida’s Guide to Everything

I need more William Powhida in my life. These intricate outlines and diagrams, from distance, appear to be scribbles of an O.C.D.-possessed madman, but really, they explain everything. From illustrating why you will never get ahead in the art world unless you magically maneuver yourself to ascend to the impenetrable Abramović level of Goddess to […]

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Have A Good Weekend: Controversial Art Openings, Film Fests and A Comic Genius

Here are some art, film, music and other things happening in NYC so you can Have a Good Weekend. Drop your suggestions in the comments or to tips@animalnewyork.com. FRIDAY 43°F LOW 28°F In Theaters: Xavier Dolan’s award-winning Mommy. Pretty much everything else opening looks awful. Sundance Film Festival Animated Shorts at IFC through the 29th. (7:45pm, $14, […]

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Have A Good Weekend: Great New Films, Huge Anniversary Rave and 3D On The Best Screen

Here are some art, film, music and other things happening in NYC so you can Have a Good Weekend. Drop your suggestions in the comments or to tips@animalnewyork.com. FRIDAY 49°F LOW 38°F In theaters: One of the best films of the year L’il Quinquin is already open; old school New York gets a fresh look […]

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Have A Good Weekend: Underground Classics, Funked-Up Parties and GWAR!

Here are some art, film, music and other things happening in NYC so you can Have a Good Weekend. Drop your suggestions in the comments or to tips@animalnewyork.com. FRIDAY 37°F LOW 27°F   In theaters: TV’s Sherlock stars as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, Indie horror movie about a haunted book The Babadook. Last […]

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Have A Good Weekend: Drone Art, Strong-Thing And Zola Jesus

Here are some art, film, music and other things happening in NYC so you can Have a Good Weekend. Drop your suggestions in the comments or to tips@animalnewyork.com. FRIDAY 72°F LOW 59°F   In theaters: Michael Keaton gets real weird with it in Birdman, Guillermo Del Toro does animation in The Book of Life, Jason […]

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ANIMAL’s Best Of The Village Voice’s Best Of New York, 2014

The Village Voice’s annual “Best Of New York City” list came out today. They got a lot of shit wrong. Newark Airport sucks. Who the hell can afford to shop at Paragone? Big Bar is not a dive bar and there are no dive bars for blocks anywhere near it. And don’t even get us […]

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We Played Life-Sized MONOPOLART

Giant dice flopped through the air last night at Postmasters Gallery, tumbling over a room-sized “Monopolart” game-board. Players moved their paper-mached photo-collaged sculptures of Larry Gagosian, David Zwirner and the blue-chip-like, landing on various famous artists, deciding whether they should buy them or with their giant fake money. For their very important decisions, the players consulted our very important […]

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Have A Good Weekend: MSHR, Strong-Thing and Lucy

Here are some art, film, music and other things happening in NYC so you can Have a Good Weekend. Drop your suggestions in the comments or to tips@animalnewyork.com. FRIDAY 84° LOW 67° Opening this weekend: Luc Besson’s Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson. Pizza Time, Truthers, All Blood, Edith Pop at Beyond Jeggings. (7:30pm, free, Brooklyn) Torres at South Street […]

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