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Clocktower Gallery Will Leave Namesake Space Next Month


After more than four decades of innovative and experimental art programming, the Clocktower Gallery will leave the space at 108 Leonard Street that it has called home since 1972. “Last year we learned that Bloomberg wanted to shed a number of fiscally improbable buildings,” said Alanna Heiss, who founded the gallery as part of a larger, radical movement to use city-owned spaces for art. “He has sold it to a developer who simply didn’t choose us as the amenity that he wanted for that building.” While the loss of its historic headquarters signals the end of an era, the Clocktower and ARTonAIR, Ms. Heiss’s Internet radio station with which it shares the 13th floor, are hardly fading away. Read More

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William Blake’s Cottage for Sale for $970,000

The cottage. ()

If you’re in the market for a quaint cottage, William Blake’s home in Felpham, England, is now on offer for £650,000, or about $970,000. The house, where Blake lived for three years at the beginning of the 19th century, is set in a walled garden, according to realtor Jackson-Stops & Staff, and has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. From the photos, which are available on Jackson-Stops’s website, it looks like a real beauty. (Thanks to Observer art critic Maika Pollack for tipping us off to the news.) Read More