Vintage Fashion, High Technology: Pinup Girl Invests in Mi9 E-commerce Suite

WordPress and WooCommerce, Drupal and Ubercart, Joomla and MijoShop, Magneto and AjaxCart: every content management system (CMS) offers at least one shopping cart plugin. But some work better than others. One online retailer recently discovered that a dedicated shop management system would be more helpful to them than any standard content management system/shopping cart combination. […]

BLACK Fills A Warehouse With Art and Music

On Saturday, April 8, an immense warehouse in Sunset Park will vibrate with music and light, an immense interdisciplinary endeavor combining performance and art installations. The event is to be named BLACK. According to their website, “BLACK is an environment, both experiential and digital, where collaborations can come to life and be explored by enthusiasts […]

Fearless Girl Takes On Wall Street’s Famous Charging Bull

The famous Charging Bull of Wall Street was installed on December 15, 1989, as an act of guerrilla art, entirely without city approval or funding. Artist Di Modica and the Bedi-Makky Art Foundry of Brooklyn put together well over a quarter of a million dollars to cast the hollow sculpture from 7,100 pounds of bronze […]

Cuba Won’t Loan Art to Bronx Museum After All

The “Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje” American/Cuban art exhibit at the Bronx Museum of the Arts will go on, but not quite as planned. In 2015, the Bronx Museum lent more than 80 pieces from its permanent collection to the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, Cuba. The loan, which included original photographs by Andy Warhol […]

George Orwell’s “1984” Back In High Demand

Some say truth is stranger than fiction, and some get worried when they think the truth is starting to look like fiction. Since President Donald Trump’s inauguration last week, George Orwell’s 1984, a classic story about a dystopian future in what is no longer the United States of America, has become a much talked about […]