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Sales office fatigue begone! W. Chelsea’s +aRt condo launches “sexy-primitive” pop-up gallery

By Teri Karush Rogers | September 15, 2010 - 10:38AM

If too much condo shopping is making you a tad Asperger-ish lately, head over to West Chelsea art-district condo +aRt for a shot of culture to go with your favorite obsession.

Starting Thursday, the 13-story condo’s 1,800-square-feet of unblemished retail space will be transformed into an art exhibit by non-profit pop-up gallery alchemists Chashama and Cannery Works.

The first of two exhibits slated for the fall is a world debut by Brooklyn artist Jason Covert that runs through October 8th.

Dubbed “Carnivora” and inspired by something called “Proto-Eskimo myth fragments,” the show melds photography, sculpture, ceremonial artworks and even a soundtrack. Like the condos upstairs, it’s designed to be a sexy/primitive feast for the senses.

See for yourself Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11am -6pm  and be sure to check out the one- and two-bedroom +aRt models by visiting the sales office next door.  We hear their raw-wood-style floors, Hudson River and Highline views will keep your blood pumping even after the Carnivora exhibit wears off.
 

Teri Karush Rogers

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she covered New York City real estate for the The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri holds a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University. 

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