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The Broad - Los Angeles, CA This week West of Dirty has gone way, way west to LA. First, stop The Broad. We arrived and were ushered in by the staff where they promptly put us in line for Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Room. The line to the room is so well organized that the wait is minimal, and we were in and out within 20 minutes. The Broad’s have are huge Cindy Sherman collectors, in fact, I...

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Robert Mapplethorpe - The Perfect Medium Los Angeles County Museum of Art This retrospective of Mapplethorpe’s work is divided into two parts. One at LACMA and the other part at the Getty. We’ve been to may Mapplethorpe exhibitions over the years, but this show had a nice range. From his early mixed media and polaroids done while living with Patty Smith in the Chelsea Hotel thru portraits...

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NYCHOS - IKON Jonathan Levine Gallery Nychos is a street artist, illustrator and painter whose signature style blends themes of morbid with the colorful. Inspired by comics, heavy metal, graffiti and his upbringing in a traditional Viennese hunting family, his work reveals the skeletal and internal structure of cartoon-like characters. With impeccable attention to detail, Nychos implements met...

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I was riding my Citibike down Second Avenue yesterday when, as all law-abiding East Villagers do, I ...

I was riding my Citibike down Second Avenue yesterday when, as all law-abiding East Villagers do, I stopped at the red light. While waiting for my turn to continue, I noticed an array of multi-colored receptacles beside me, leading to the very groovy skeleton head we've all come to love: Multi-colored receptacles leading… etc. By the way, did you know the very groovy skeleton head has a name?...

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One month and four days ago, I took a picture of shiny, new recycling and trash cans on the corner of...

One month and four days ago, I took a picture of shiny, new recycling and trash cans on the corner of Second Avenue and East 11th Street. When I posted the story on Neighborhood Square, the following discussion ensued: Discussion. True to my word, here is an updated picture: Updated picture. I don't know… looks like East Villagers are pretty clean — even if they do leave their bricks lying ...

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