"Well I am here to tell you, you don’t know nothing."- Toni Morrison

"Ain’t that the truth"- Junot Diaz

Take a lunch break and stroll down Chelsea’s High Line, where you are bound to encounter Ed Ruscha’s yearlong mural. 

Check him out here talking about his evocative work and resistance to nostalgia: “I knew when I made this in 1962…that someday these buildings would be perceived even as nostalgic, and that troubled me greatly.”

Self proclaimed “connoisseur of error” reflects on the quest of truth and the illusion of realness in photography.

No better way to start off your morning than by sifting through this photographic love letter to the public library, “humanity’s greatest sanctuary of knowledge.”

No better way to start off your morning than by sifting through this photographic love letter to the public library, “humanity’s greatest sanctuary of knowledge.”

TBT:

Watch what happens when Fantastic Mr. Fox screenplay co-writers Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach step behind the camera to ask each other about the process of making the film!

Any lucky New Yorkers attend the ON THE RUN tour this weekend? Watch Jay-Z shine on a different stage, with our throwback to his LIVE appearance at the NYPL in 2010.

Today, we launch CLIP OF THE DAY, the best way to inject some witty humor, sharp analysis, or bubbling creativity into your day!! Here is the first to start us off:

Exactly two weeks ago the Supreme Court delivered its most recent decision. Four years ago, LIVE hosted US SUPREME COURT Justice Stephen Breyer who discussed the court and democratic process “in action.”

A very happy birthday to Marcel Proust. No better way to celebrate than with Wes Anderson, one of his great admirers!