5 good reasons to come to the Bureau and stay in the neighborhood

After you come to the Bureau to see Alice O’Malley’s Kenny Kenny 13, photographic portraits of the iconic downtown figure curated by Claire Fleury and Alesia Exum of Strange Loop Gallery (our charming hosts), and to check out our selection of books, zines, art works, tote bags, and tee-shirts, there are many other venues nearby [...]

Untitled, glass plate with collage and paint, by Thomas Engel Hart, 8 1/2" diameter, $90

5 new plates by Thomas Engel Hart

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a new Christopher Stout monochrome at the Bureau

Currently on view at the Bureau, Christopher Stout‘s White Panel Fünf, 2013. Dimensions 20″x20″x2″: Industrial papier-mâché comprised of cement, shredded Wall Street Journals, white and metallic oil and other mixed media; overlaid on a plaster cast and mounted on Belgian linen on board. This sculpture/painting hybrid is also supported underneath by wire brackets, so that when [...]

Wojnarowicz altar

All ready for tonight’s Wojnarowicz event with Cynthia Carr at the Bureau at 7!

Mini Wojnarowicz altar. Clockwise from upper-left: The Waterfront Journals, by Wojnarowicz; 7 Miles a Second, the newly reissued 1996 graphic novel done by Wojnarowicz, James Romberger, and Marguerite Van Cook; Tongues of Flame, the catalogue of David Wojnarowicz’s 1990 exhibition at the University Art Galleries, Illinois State University, organized by Barry Blinderman; andClose to the Knives: A Memoir [...]

Time Out indie bkstre Ren

The Bureau is included in Time Out New York’s 50 Reasons Why NYC is the Greatest City in the World!

Whatever you make of the claim, we’re happy to be included in reason #27: “Because the city is in the throes of an independent-bookstore renaissance”!