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Issue No. 17 - Enigma

Bougie Brunch: 7 Must See Photo Galleries and the YUMMIEST Brunch Spots nearby!

Bougie Brunch: 7 Must See Photo Galleries and the YUMMIEST Brunch Spots nearby!

What’s more bougie than brunch and gallery hopping in New York City?? Nothing like checking out what’s new in the art scene and chasing it down with eggs benedict, and mimosas. Musée Magazine interns compiled a list of some of our favorite galleries and the yummiest brunch spots nearby for your next bougie outing.

 

CHELSEA

Paul Kasmin Gallery and CookshopNY

Where: 

Paul Kasmin: 293 10th Ave, New York, NY 10001

Cookshop: 156 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011

Paul Kasmin Gallery prides itself on supporting the ongoing intellectual and visual dialogue with influential Modern and Contemporary artists. The gallery publishes a variety of catalogues and monographs, participates in international art fairs and frequently presents outdoor public art projects. 

Yelp reviews give CookshopNY a whopping 4 stars! The owners Vicki Freeman and Chris Paraskevaides are committed to bringing an honest, seasonal dining option to New York City.

Exhibitions can be found at: http://www.paulkasmingallery.com/exhibitions

 

Image above: © Sang Ha Park, From the Opening Reception Paul Kasmin Gallery

Image above: © Sang Ha Park, From the Opening Reception

Paul Kasmin Gallery

Deviled eggs with salmon roe CookshoopNY

Deviled eggs with salmon roe

CookshoopNY

Julie Saul Gallery and Tipsy Parson

Where: 

Julie Saul: 535 W 22nd St # 6F, New York, NY 10011

Tipsy Parson: 156 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011

Julie Saul Gallery "specializes in contemporary photo-based art and works on paper by an international roster of established and emerging artists."

“Do yourself a favor the next time you're hankering for brunch in Chelsea and make reservations for Tipsy Parson!” One yelp reviewer writes. 

Exhibitions: http://www.saulgallery.com/exhibitions/show:upcoming

 

Images above: Ashley Comer, Opening night, Middle: Artist

Images above: Ashley Comer, Opening night, Middle: Artist

Farm stand (no bread crumbs) Tipsy Parson

Farm stand (no bread crumbs)

Tipsy Parson

Aperture Foundation and Gallow Green

Where: 

Aperture Foundation: 4th Floor, 547 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

Gallow Green: 542 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

Created in 1952, Aperture is praised as the "common ground for the advancement of photography." This year’s Summer Open called for submissions considering the optimistic idea of photography as a magical form. A lively crowd pulsed with conversation and energy in the packed gallery space and the atmosphere was as celebratory as the work on display. 

"Open in the summer, this roof lounge with a green-garden vibe serves chic cocktails & punch bowls." -Yelp on Gallow Green.

Exhibitions: http://aperture.org/exhibitions/?ataperture=Current

 

© Piper Strasel

© Piper Strasel

Rooftop garden @ Gallow Green

Rooftop garden @ Gallow Green

Benrubi Gallery and The Half King

Where: 521 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001

Exhibitions: http://www.benrubigallery.com/exhibitions

One of the leading photography galleries in the United States, Benrubi Gallery focuses on 20th century and contemporary works. In the Jed Devine exhibition, images were both commercial and classical as the viewer encountered icons of art history juxtaposed with contemporary painting, commercial illustration, photojournalism, and three-dimensional household items. Their current exhibition features The Family Acid and Hiroshi Watanabe, which is on view through August 26, 2016.

The Half King prides itself on being a "classic style pub." The restaurant has a wide-ranging menu from vegetarian dishes and traditional Irish food to fish, chicken, meat and pasta.

© Lena Vasillilou

© Lena Vasillilou

Angel Hair Crab Cakes!

Angel Hair Crab Cakes!

 

MIDTOWN

Pace/MacGill Gallery and Norma's

Where: 

Pace/MacGill: 32 E 57th St, New York, NY 10022

Norma's: Le Parker Meridien New York, 119 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019

Pace/MacGill has established itself as "one of the premier venues dealing in modern and contemporary photography, presenting over 200 exhibitions and publishing numerous exhibition catalogues." 

"Hands down my favorite brunch spot.  Over the years I've recommended this place to so many people and they've loved it as well." - Yelp on Norma's  

© Nicolle Glover

© Nicolle Glover

Donut even go there french toast  

Donut even go there french toast

 

EAST VILLAGE

Danziger Gallery and Beauty & Essex

Where: 

Danziger: 95 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002

Beauty & Essex: 146 Essex St, New York, NY 10002

Danziger Gallery is known for "the originality and diversity of its programming, its representation of established photographers, and the influence of its new discoveries." 

"Beauty and Essex is one of those places that New Yorkers love to bring their friends for a celebration."

 

Untitled (Alicia Vikander by Patrick Demarchelier for Louis Vuitton), 2016 Acrylic on Magazine Pages 11.25 x 17.25 inches

Untitled (Alicia Vikander by Patrick Demarchelier for Louis Vuitton), 2016
Acrylic on Magazine Pages
11.25 x 17.25 inches

Grilled cheese dumplings and tomato soup

Grilled cheese dumplings and tomato soup

Marian Goodman Gallery and Peacock Alley

Where:

Marian Goodman: 24 W 57th St #4, New York, NY 10019

Peacock: Waldorf Astoria New York, 301 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022

For over thirty years, the Marian Goodman Gallery has been critical in connecting European artists to American audiences. 

"I've been here many times. It didn't disappoint again! Sunday brunch is awesome!"- Yelp reviewer on Peacock Alley

© Maya Wald

© Maya Wald

RESPEKT - An Exhibition of Works by Joseph Rodriguez

RESPEKT - An Exhibition of Works by Joseph Rodriguez

The Photographic Alphabet: F is for The Family Acid

The Photographic Alphabet: F is for The Family Acid