Art in Transit

Time traveling to that once-upon-a-time without inhabitions, brother & sister looking back from Uptown today to Downtown then at Grey Art Gallery’s Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera exhibition and blast from our Bonfire of the Vanities past.  Here was a signif’ segment of the congregation I ran with in my late 2os and […]

The Book Problem, Pt. 2

03.18.14 Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Hall, New York, NY 10007 To: Mayor Bill De Blasio.  cc:  Scott Stringer, Jimmy Van Bramer, Anthony Marx, Vianella Rivas. Dear Mayor De Blasio, As you’re undoubtedly aware, the first plaque bearing your name on the city’s landscape is on the Washington Heights branch of the New York Public […]

Comely attractions.

The Private Library and the House of Execution are collaborating on a boudoir library, fit for Catherine the Great, of  libertine literature from the 18th century through the ’60’s and ’70’s and featuring the Time Square erotica collections of Kurt Thometz and Michael O’Donoghue. See: Catherine the Great’s erotic cabinet October 16, 2013 by Ivgheny […]