Lyonel Feininger, born in New York on July 17, 1871, loved the idyll – and translated it into an abstract language of forms. The paintings by the Bauhaus teacher, inspired by Thuringian village churches or the Baltic Sea, are part of the canon of modern art.
Long Island City in Queens is a booming bohemian neighborhood on the East River. Just one subway stop from Manhattan, Long Island City in Queens is the closest Williamsburg to insiders (you know: the Mecca of the hip, creative residents of Brooklyn). There are few tourists in Long Island City because many either don’t know it or think it is too dangerous, which is absolutely not true.