The mid-80s, more specifically the years 1985-1986, demonstrated an expansion of East Village style through the popularity of local Downtown boutique shops. There are many newspaper and magazine articles published during that time discussing how many individuals who lived in Uptown Manhattan were traveling to Downtown, East Village area in particular, to shop and purchase off-beat trendy fashions from boutiques. In fact, this was such a fascinating concept the Museum ...
Painting of Peter Stuyvesant circa 1660. Now attributed to Hendrick Couturier, though once considered a Rembrandt.
During World War II, artists associated with Surrealism, including André Breton, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, Yves Tanguy, Kay Sage, Andre Masson and…