Award-winning author-illustrator Greg Foley grew up in Austin, Texas and attended the Rhode Island School of Design. He now designs and creative-directs Visionaire, V magazine, and VMan and lives in Greenwich Village, New York. You can read his books at ThankYouBear.com
What would the title of your auto-biography be?
“Sorry We’re Open / Yes We’re Closed!”
What can’t you travel without and why?
A sense of direction.
Where is your favorite travel destination?
I’d like to see more of Southeast Asia, and Canada is a mystery to me.
If you could choose one person to show you “their New York City”, who would it be and why?
How about NYPD Organized Crime Control Bureau head Chief Anthony Izzo – need I say more?
What or who has inspired you recently and why?
The ‘inventor’ of bitcoin currency, Satoshi Nakamoto
It has a lot of bar top (good for writing) and great natural light.
They find rare books and magazines to include in their already excellent selection of monographs and catalogues.
GAVIN BROWN ENTERPRISE
This place staked its claim outside the usual gallery circuit deep on the west side. It's a good space and they stage excellent installations.
MUST DO NYC RECOMMENDATION
VISIT WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK
Check out the almost complete reconstruction of Washington Square Park and although it's the opposite of under the radar, any visitor to NYC should stroll the High Line.