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City as Canvas: an Exhibition at City Museum

By Heeseung Kim | February 4, 2014

(Photo by Lee Quiñones, from the Museum of the City of New York)
(Photo by Lee Quiñones, from the Museum of the City of New York)

(Photo by Lee Quiñones, from the Museum of the City of New York)

Graffiti took hold in New York in the early 1970s, starting in Washington Heights and the Bronx before spreading throughout the city. Artist Martin Wong moved to New York in 1978, and he saw the seeds of a major art movement popping up on the streets around him. In the 1970s and 1980s, Wong collected about 300 pieces from graffiti artists around New York, and now about half of the collection is on display at the City Museum in an exhibition called City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection. Read More

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Salon Series: Celebrating Art and Food with Derrick Adams and Marcus

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | January 7, 2014

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Derrick Adams’ Head #14 (Photo Courtesy of the Artist)

You’re invited to a one-of-a-kind salon on Wednesday, January  15th at 7pm for an intimate dinner and conversation with Marcus Samuelsson and artist Derrick Adams. The New York-based artist, who graduated from Columbia and Pratt Universities, will be our honored guest at Ginny’s Supper Club to discuss topics focusing on the conversation between art and food. If his art seems familiar, it’s because many of his pieces have been featured at Red Rooster and last week Derrick installed 6 new works in our private dining space. The installation will live with us for at least a year. Read More

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Inspired By: Food as Sunset

By Ashley Beck | June 24, 2013

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It’s epic sunset season and what better way to celebrate it than with foods that most resembles is stellar colors! Check out the succession of a sunset below as portrayed with food, and if you see a dish that excites you, click on the caption to get the recipe. Read More

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Inspired By: The Jazz Age

By Ashley Beck | June 17, 2013

Lavish, luxurious and absolutely sinful! The “Jazz Age” was all about indulging on a whim without a care about what tomorrow will bring. So play the song below and let your Monday blues Charleston themselves far, far away… Read More

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New Art at Rooster: Sunday Brunch by Pontus Hook

By Derek Fleming | May 7, 2013

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Photographer Pontus Hook spent a Sunday at Red Rooster to capture these iconic shots.

Pontus Hook is an accomplished Swedish photographer that spent one afternoon capturing the vivid characters that frequent Sunday brunch at Red Rooster. A downtown New York resident, Pontus knew he wanted to capture our restaurant’s patrons after his first visit uptown. Not knowing what he wanted to capture, the photographer brought his camera and a screen one Sunday afternoon. Read More

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Marcus’s Picks: Kehinde Wiley

By Marcus Samuelsson | February 7, 2013

Photo Courtesy of Kehinde Wiley

Photo Courtesy of Kehinde Wiley

Flipping through the latest issue of New York Magazine, I was excited to see a great feature on the great Kehinde Wiley. A fan of his art, I’m lucky to own a couple of his pieces and have seen his career explode since seeing him many years ago at the Studio Museum when he was not as well known. Great job, Kehinde. See you at the Rooster soon. Read More

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Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More

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