Artists Pedro Silva + Stefan Martin’s Back-to-Back Collaborative SoHo Shows

Two harmonious exhibitions of large-scale acrylic paintings and layered art furniture

In a bright, sprawling 3,000-square-foot SoHo storefront, artists Pedro Silva and Stefan Martin recently revealed the second of two back-to-back collaborative exhibitions, known as Rebirth. Long used for storage by Selima Salaun (the founder of neighboring Selima Optique) and the building’s owner (whose husband had used the space as his own gallery in the ’80s), the mixed-use shop had transitioned from art to retail and then storehouse …

Inside Conceptual Artist Duo Christo + Jeanne-Claude’s Downtown NYC Home + Studio

Studio manager Lorenza Giovanelli walks us through in advance of a momentous Sotheby's auction

More than 50 years ago, following a stint at the Chelsea Hotel, world-renowned conceptual artist duo Christo and Jeanne-Claude moved into two floors of a slender industrial building in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood. There, they lived—and developed large-scale installations like “The Gates,” “The Umbrellas” and “The Pont Neuf Wrapped“—until Jeanne-Claude’s death in 2009 and Christo’s in 2020. Though private, the residential floor frequently welcomed friends of …

Torch & Crown Will Be Manhattan’s Only Brewery

This newcomer hopes to reimagine, reinvigorate and rekindle the borough's beer scene

Since 1995, Manhattan has been without a brewery. But once pandemic restrictions are lifted and it’s safe to do so, Torch & Crown Brewing Company will be opening their three-story facility on Vandam St in SoHo. There, they’ll dot the drinking room (a grand, double-ceiling industrial space) with everything needed to make beer: tanks, trolleys, buckets, and beyond, and plenty of tubing—including some that will relay …