Street art will never again be what it was before the age of mass surveillance. If the authorities wanted to catch Banksy, they could easily do so,… Read more “Before Banksy, There Was ISM ISM”
“And now, Joey, I’m going to tell you a little more about my lonely nights in New York, how I walk up and down Broadway, turning in… Read more “Henry Miller in New York”
“There was a place on Rivington Street where you could rent cameras really cheaply, and people buying dope would line up and they’d yell at me like… Read more “Blank City: New York No Wave”
What if Taxi Driver had been directed by Kenneth Anger? What would a post-punk No Wave horror film look like? Look no further than Abel Ferrara’s 1979… Read more “The Driller Killer”
Awesome VH1 documentary about NYC 1977.
I recently had occasion to re-watch Julian Schnabel’s 1996 biopic of painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. I first saw the film when it was released, back when I was… Read more “Basquiat: Three Films”