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New York

All Clear Given After CNN’s NYC Headquarters Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

UPDATE: All clear given after CNN’s office in New York City was evacuated due to a bomb threat Thursday evening. Read Breitbart News Network’s original report below.  CNN’s New York City office at Columbus Circle is under evacuation Thursday evening as the New York Police Department investigates a bomb threat near the area, according to CNN host Brian […]

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Showing: Eric White – “Triage” & “Relics” @ Grimm Gallery

Currently at Grimm Gallery’s New York location, Eric White has two bodies of work on view on the upper and lower levels of the space entitled Triage & Relics respectively. Seven oil paintings and an installation are on display upstairs, three of them massive paintings of the same scene from different cinematographic angles. The Los Angeles-based artist further explains – “In […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Sarah Sanders a Liar

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called White House press secretary Sarah Sanders a liar in a tweet to Sanders’ father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, after he tweeted to chide the “Democratic Socialist” for comparing her election to Congress to the 1969 moon landing. “Ocasio-Cortez compares her election to moon landing. Huh?” Huckabee tweeted, referring to the remarks Ocasio-Cortez made […]

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“Body Cage” by Artist Audun Grimstad

A mysterious series of paintings by Norwegian artist Audun Grimstad. Based in New York and Paris, “Body Cage” plays with elements of fashion design — ornate garments, lush spaces, bold colours — to create abstract arrangements that explore issues of beauty and the facades around which we construct our identities. See more images below. Each […]

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This Gig Working For Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gives You The Chance To Fight For Social Change

Getty Image It is all too easy to feel jaded in our current political climate, but there are a few new progressive voices who inspire genuine hope. Chief among them is New York Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She’s young, smart, and full of the type of clap-back wit politics needs. Every […]

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Showing: Lisa Yuskavage – “New Paintings” @ David Zwirner (Uptown NY)

Currently at David Zwirner’s uptown location in New York (34 East 69th Street), Lisa Yuskavage has a solo show on view featuring a series of eight new works. Showing in association with a survey of small-scale paintings from the American artist in the gallery’s Chelsea location, New Paintings features portraits of mostly couples rendered in her hedonistic style and […]

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Ocasio-Cortez Reacts to Climate Change Report: ‘People Are Going to Die’

On Friday, Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) reacted to a report from the federal government on climate change and called on the United States to address the matter, saying, “we must make it urgent.” In the tweet sent to her 1.30 million followers, Ocasio-Cortez once again called for Congress to create a special committee focused on […]

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Upcoming: FriendsWithYou – “Little Cloud” Balloon @ Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Following in the footsteps of artists like KAWS, Takashi Murakami, Jeff Koons, and Tim Burton, FriendsWithYou will have the honor of contributing a balloon in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. The duo’s signature Little Cloud will be making its biggest appearance yet, as a 30-foot-wide balloon in the famed NYC parade. Symbolizing light and hope, their character will also […]

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Bloomberg: Tesla Built Walls Inside New York Factory to Hide Idled Production Lines

In a recent article, Bloomberg questions whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk has forgotten about the company’s “Gigafactory 2” based in Buffalo, New York. After describing the factory — built with $750 million of taxpayer funds — as looking like an “empty Walmart Supercenter,” the report reveals that Tesla walled off areas of the plant to […]

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Previews: Eric Yahnker – “Factory Reset” @ The Hole

For his third showing with The Hole in New York opening tomorrow (November 15th), Eric Yahnker will once again present a series of works that are at times darkly humorous, at times unsettling, and oftentimes both. Factory Reset marks the first time we have seen him use sandpaper as his “canvas,” creating pastel pieces that are critique on America today. […]

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Showing: Emily Mae Smith & Genesis Belanger – “A Strange Relative” @ Perrotin Gallery (New York)

A couple weekends ago, the New York branch of Perrotin Gallery opened a joint exhibition from Emily Mae Smith & Genesis Belanger. A Strange Relative features an intriguing pairing of paintings by Smith and sculptures by Belanger, an amazingly cohesive showing that can be taken as a conversation between the two Brooklyn-based artists. Much attention to detail […]

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‘Costs Us Nothing’: New York Gov. Cuomo Downplays $1.5 Billion Payout to Amazon

Amazon chose to split its new headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia, this week, after receiving hundreds of offers and incentives from cities and counties in North America which sought to entice Amazon into building its new headquarters in the area. The decision has been criticized by figures across the political spectrum, from […]

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Nolte: Crony Capitalism: Democrats Give Away $2 Billion in Welfare to Amazon

Two left-wing Democrats in America’s top media centers just gave away more than $2 billion in tax breaks to the richest of the rich — Amazon.com. Amazon, one of the most valuable companies in the world, run by Jeff Bezos, whose $100-plus billion in personal wealth makes him the richest man in the world, has […]

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Showing: “Mickey: The True Original” Exhibition (New York)

As we mentioned a couple days ago, the Mickey: The True Original Exhibition has opened in New York, celebrating the 90th birthday of one of the most iconic cartoon characters in history. The show is filled with photo-ops, including an amazing piece (seen above) from Daniel Arsham inspired by Thru the Mirror, a Mickey Mouse cartoon short film […]

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Protesters Allegedly Vandalize New York Pizzeria’s American Flag Mural

The owner of an upstate New York pizzeria said Friday that protesters vandalized the American flag mural painted on the side of her business. Maria Lisante, the owner of La Bella Pizza Bistro in New Paltz, New York, told Fox News’ the Ingraham Angle Friday the protesters defaced the mural because “they were opposed” to what […]

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Previews: Tauba Auerbach – “A Broken Stream” @ Paula Cooper Gallery

Tonight at Paula Cooper Gallery in New York, Tauba Auerbach will be returning to open a show entitled Broken Stream featuring video, sculpture, drawing and painting. Despite the diverse range of techniques and mark-making, the New York-based artist’s work is always rooted in the way mathematics and physics, and science intersect with art. Anchoring the new exhibition are two beautiful […]

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These Democrats Scored Shocking Victories in Republican Strongholds

Democrat Max Rose in a debate during his campaign in New York’s 11th congressional district. He was one of several Democrats to notch unexpected midterm wins. Photo by Bill Lyons/Staten Island Advance via AP, Pool Who will be a good loser this time? Soon after Anna Langthorn began her term […]

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First Look: KAWS – “GONE” @ Skarstedt Gallery

With the public opening of the heavily anticipated exhibition from KAWS set for tomorrow in NYC, here is a first look at what will be on display at Skarstedt Gallery. GONE features new abstracted paintings that at this point only subtly references the XX and iconic cartoonish characters that used to figure so prominently in the Brookyn-based artist’s […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Accuses ICE of ‘Human Rights Violations’ in Victory Speech

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 29, became the youngest woman elected to Congress on Tuesday evening. In her victory speech, the congresswoman-elect criticized U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), accusing the agency of committing human rights abuses. NBC News projected the far-left candidate would go on to defeat her Republican rival and St. John’s University professor Anthony Pappas in […]

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