Rachel Wolff

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    Amusing, Newly Unearthed Responses to Lynda Benglis and Her Infamous Dildo“Many thanks for finally printing something outside of your normal drivel.”
  2. New York’s River PlaygroundAn explosion of pier parks, paddling coves, bicycle stands, and open-air cafés is turning Manhattan’s 32-mile-long waterfront into one hell of a […]
  3. Parties for PeanutsHigh-end event designer David Stark plans two unique celebrations—each on a budget of $25,000.
  4. My Slope, Your SlopeHe’s lived here since the fifties. She moved last year for the yoga deck. They both love the same Polish grocery. Two different ways to live in […]
  5. Fifty Years of Being ModernArne Glimcher keeps Pace.
  6. A Townhouse Full of High-Art SmutNaked Koons returns.
  7. How to Transform a Raw SpaceWith Dorothy Draper as her inspiration, event designer Jennifer Brisman takes a loft from blank to swank.
  8. Parallel LivesHe’s been here 58 years. She, barely one. They both love the Lower Lower East Side, in slightly different ways.
  9. Map No. 16: The New YorkvilleSomeday, the neighborhood won’t just be culinarily and culturally rich— it’ll be subway convenient. But why wait for the MTA?
  10. Pray For Good WeatherA nuts-and-bolts mini-guide to pulling off a wedding reception outdoors.
  11. I Love It, I Love It NotA quick cost-benefit analysis of four wedding venue types to help you narrow down your quest for the perfect reception site.*
  12. The Biennial AnnexTequila. Dancing. Heavy-metal nuptials.
  13. The Annotated Artwork: ‘Waiting’The Japan-born, Berlin-based artist Chiharu Shiota has made a strong U.S. solo debut with ‘Waiting.’
  14. After Bilbao, the DelugeHow well do the newest “destination museums” work?
  15. Cold ComfortThe basic rules of cold avoidance are low-tech but effective; once you’re sick, though, there’s not much to be done but order in. We interviewed […]
  16. Willkommen, Fotografen!Germany’s finest come to Chelsea.
  17. Motion PaintingNot just for happy little trees anymore.
  18. The Top-Five Online Art Videos of 2007Contemporary performance and video artists are also exploiting online possibilities. Here, our must-sees for 2007.
  19. All in the TimingSatellite gallery shows piggyback on two of the fall’s biggest museum headliners. And they’re free!
  20. In MemoriamGalleries commemorate the recently departed.
  21. Weirder Than EverIf you missed the first iteration of Performa, the performance-art biennial, in 2005, it’s back, and perhaps weirder than ever. A pretty high ba […]
  22. This Week in PerformaThe second installment of New York’s performance-art biennial is here— what’s worth trekking out of your way for.
  23. An Afternoon on Museum MileThree megashows to see this week on upper Fifth Avenue.
  24. Rembrandt’s ChildrenTwo promising contemporary Dutch artists make their local solo debuts, just in time to honor their forebear at the Met.
  25. Young MastersA portrait gallery of ten of the most promising New York artists to have emerged from the boom.
  26. Bang for Your BuckAn affordable venue is not impossible to find.Here, a short list of places to start (or end) your search.
  27. Something BorrowedDuchamp’s “ready made” gets a makeover—twice over.
  28. The Party PrimerSurely most of your friends aren’t natural-born master-logisticians. Here, ideas for the festivities they’ll be planning for you in the months t […]
  29. Ask the Experts: What to Register ForGood-bye, mismatched hand-me-downs; hello, bright, shiny things. Seven experts pick the pieces they’d ask for if it were their wedding.
  30. The Lovely BonesSometimes a wreck can be as compelling as a well-kept beauty.
  31. Across 110th StreetChelsea can wait: Here’s what not to miss at artHarlem’s third annual Harlem Open Artist Studio Tour on October 6 and 7.
  32. Pop ReduxReinvigorating two of Pop’s best-known motifs.
  33. Memento MoriIn Chelsea, things grow darker well before daylight saving time ends.
  34. Five…Four…Three…More shows to see in their final days.
  35. The Joys of TogethernessWho says group shows are just for summer?
  36. Old Met vs. New MetThe Met’s old-master mastery is indisputable—but this fall, it’s paying fresh attention to the contemporary world.
  37. A Lost Voyeur’s ParadiseImages from Tokyo’s furtive sex life, brought to light again.
  38. On the RoadThe Public Library’s Jack Kerouac exhibition doesn’t open until November. In the meantime, kick off his masterwork’s 50th anniversary with the […]
  39. The Birth of the CoolSoothing abstractions and well-ventilated museums are the perfect antidotes to horrifying humidity.
  40. School’s OutAspiring misfits have one more week to see three art-world bad boys in action.
  41. Summer Must-SeesTwo fantastic reasons to visit the Chelsea Art Museum (besides air-conditioning and the lack of crowds in summer, that is).
  42. Karan’s Escape Plan for Fashion WeekThis year in Jerusalem.
  43. The Annotated ArtworkThis colossal photograph by Barry Frydlender, a Tel Aviv artist, looks journalistic, but it’s anything but.
  44. Sex EdAugust heats up the galleries.
  45. Sitting PrettyNew twists on an old genre: Artists give portraiture a second look.
  46. Domestic AffairsTwo artists, one German, one American, reimagine historical motifs from home.
  47. Video Made the Gallery StarsPostmasters’ campy new group show, “Not Your Parents’ MTV: Music Videos from Hell,” opening June 28, pokes fun at a pop-culture obsession.
  48. A Perfect Day for BananafishWho says artists are inspired purely by the visual? These shows all draw on heavy-duty literature.
  49. Out of Many, OneSummer means group shows, and these are the week’s standouts.
  50. Trompe L’OeilDuchamp turns in on himself, as two artists create their own “ready-made” art.
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