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New Museum Store

The New Museum of Contemporary Art
235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 40.7223 -73.9932
at Prince St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-343-0460 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Books, DVDs/Videos, Handbags, Jewelry, Menswear, Tableware, Womenswear, etc.
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Official Website

newmuseum.org

Hours

Wed, noon-6pm; Thu-Fri, noon-10pm; Sat-Sun, noon-6pm; Mon-Tue, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F at Second Ave.; J, Z at Bowery

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Jewelry

Clothing

  • Menswear
  • Womenswear

Home

  • Tableware

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVDs/Videos

Gifts & Parties

  • Gifts/Novelty Shops
  • Stationery

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This crescent of a shop in the lobby of the New Museum offers a glossy array of mainstream and counterculture art books, as well as offbeat jewelry, glassware, and accessories. The main attraction is the eclectic collection of coffee-table books from contemporary artists, both mainstream—Ed Ruscha, Murakami, and Gary Panter—and counterculture tattoo and graffiti artists. You’ll find no plush armchairs here; shoppers flip through the wares while standing in front of the industrial, curving shelves. Along a back wall, niche art mags and journals like Flash Art, Art.es, Eye, and Art Asia Pacific fill clear racks beside DVDs of Other Cinema’s Experiments in Terror horror series. Other items draw attention for their originality, like Jack Pierson’s porcelain plates printed with photographs of nude men, or Mike and Maaike’s “stolen jewel” necklaces, depicting blurry, pixelated images of valuable jewelry printed on scored leather. More traditional souvenirs, like New Museum T-shirts, line a rack near the exit.

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