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Top Art Exhibits to Catch In NYC, Spring/Summer 2015 Edition

Nana Meriwether | Posted 06.02.2015 | New York
Nana Meriwether

If your spring awakening has been slow to start, may I suggest a cultural catalyst to help; Ascend from your wintry slump with a visit to some of the city's current art exhibits.

Great Conversations: Dennis Hopper

Alex Simon | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

What I saw instead was a man who seemed to be at peace with himself and his life, who loved his children, art, film and new ideas. Sometimes when you have seen life at its ugliest, as Hopper surely had, you're able to come out the other side and drink in its beauty. I hope this was true.

Jim Parsons Carries "An Act of God," Broadway's Latest Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Studio 54 boasts a legacy of irreverence. The opera house turned television studio turned disco club became one of the sexiest venues in New York City during the '70s, kenneling the coolest cats in the country.

Kindred Spirits: Hunt Slonem and Carmelo Blandino

Kimann Schultz | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Kimann Schultz

Jane Coats Eckert and Dianne Wright are two women who found in each other that kind of friendship one reads about in great novels; friendship that spans miles, years and sharp corners turned when life demands it.

Alex Da Corte: Dancing Around Delusion

Louisiana Channel | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Art was like sex." Alex Da Corte is a rising star on the international art scene - his artistic expression a mixture of pop art and a strong personal story. We spent a day with him in his neighborhood in Philadelphia to talk about his creative journey.

The Upsides of a Political Body Double

Carl Pettit | Posted 05.27.2015 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

Saddam Hussein did it. So did Andy Warhol. Joseph Stalin was a big fan of using a body double (killing tens of millions of people can create a few murderous enemies), too.

New York and Ibiza Had a Beautiful Sexy Baby: They Called It Tel Aviv

Alona Elkayam | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Alona Elkayam

I say Israel, you say shrapnel. I say Israel you say, unrest. But wait. You've got it all wrong. You see New York and Ibiza had this torrid love affair and had a baby. They called her Tel Aviv.

Andy Warhol Made A Mistake That Resulted In Some Of His Best Paintings

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts

What we make of the Rorschach test's blotchy black ink supposedly says a lot about us. Created in the early 1920s by a surprisingly attractive Swis...

Hidden Gems and Unforgotten Histories: America Is Hard to See at the New Whitney

MutualArt | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

While it skews predictably toward a New York-centric perspective, it succeeds in many ways by introducing the works of lesser-known or hitherto marginalized artists alongside canonical classics.

The Early Days Of Television Were Way More Avant-Garde Than You Give Them Credit For

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts

Many an artist, art enthusiast or artsy-looking person has uttered the phrase "I don't watch television," with that unmistakable hint of superio...

After His Art was Destroyed in 9/11, Ronald Mallory's Creative Muse is Back!

Carole Mallory | Posted 04.17.2015 | Arts
Carole Mallory

On April 24, at a private VIP opening at the new 220,000 sq. ft., Renzo Piano-designed Whitney Museum in Manhattan's Meatpacking District, Ronald Mallory's contained mercury sculpture will be on display.

American Masterworks From the Corcoran at the National Gallery of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 04.15.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The National Gallery of Art has acquired more than 6,000 works of art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Beginning in the summer of 2015 and continuing for several months, the paintings will be integrated into the American galleries on the main floor.

Hunter and Gatherer

Bruce Helander | Posted 04.15.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

I'm not sure that anyone really knows exactly when the habit of collecting was initiated, but I suspect that early humankind was at least near the front of the line to claim bragging rights.

Stephen Petronio Returns to the Joyce with 'Bloodlines'

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Given Petronio's NYC connection, it's no surprise that his company will perform at the Joyce Theater this week. There's no other venue that so aptly captures the haunting enthusiasm and open intimacy that the city harbors, all of which is reflected in Petronio's repertoire.

Iconic Surfaces

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

In Casselman's case, the familiarity with textures, coupled with the thick, tactile, earthy nature of clay that he manipulated with rubber and metal-edged "ribs," naturally and eventually carried over to his unique approach to painting, which he has been exploring for over twenty-five years.

Meet the Warholas: Andy Warhol's Family Set to Claim Their 15 Minutes With New Documentary

Christian Josi | Posted 05.16.2015 | Arts
Christian Josi

Last week when I read that a relative of the late Andy Warhol was venturing to make Uncle Andy, a documentary about him "from the family's perspective," my imagination was immediately captured.

At Williams College, Andy Warhol Casts His Queer Eye On Books

artnet | artnet News | Posted 03.13.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Blake Gopnik THE DAILY PIC: These two images are from the exhibition called “Warhol by ...

Andy Warhol's Family Is Trying To Kickstart A Film About Its World Famous Uncle

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.12.2015 | Arts

He was Andy Warhol to many, Andrew Warhola to a few. Yes, the Pop artist known for screen printing soup cans and memorializing Hollywood's flavor ...

How to Hang With Warhol

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 05.10.2015 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Baudouin

I caught up with Brendan to talk about his project, what he learned from Danny (that every artist needs to hear) and the moment he discovered tape of Lou Reed listening to The Ramones for the first time.

Every Landscape Tells A Story

Emillio Mesa | Posted 04.23.2015 | San Francisco
Emillio Mesa

Throughout generations and cultures, personal tales have long been an agent for transformation. Primarily because they contribute to society's narrat...

Do Artist Branding And Hollywood Talent Agency Deals Kill An Artist's Soul?

artnet | artnet News | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News by Paddy Johnson We've all seen the Andy Warhol Converse sneakers (read Converse x Andy Warh...

Is It Art? Or, Is It Soup?

James A. Fragale | Posted 03.28.2015 | Arts
James A. Fragale

Lunch with Andy Warhol. Some thirteen years later, after the Fair, I was invited to join a half-a-dozen hip, arty, New York types for a midday meal with Andy Warhol. I pride myself on a surefire, rock hard memory. My mind's eye never lets me down.

On the Chisolm Trail

Bruce Helander | Posted 03.10.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

The artist known as Chisolm recently exhibited a series of delightful works at DTR Modern Galleries on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach that were a courageously inventive and colorful take off on the Rorschach "inkblot" test invented in 1921 by the celebrated psychologist Hermann Rorschach.

Warhol Capitalism

Markus Giesler | Posted 03.10.2015 | Business
Markus Giesler

We live in a world of soaring inequality. It is our choice if we want to tell the same old stories, or if we want to create a vision of economic life that truly integrates competing value systems.

Pittsburgh: The Coolest American City You Haven't Been To

Andrea Poe | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Pittsburgh is a breath of fresh air. It embraces its industrial past while simultaneously wrapping its strong arms around progressive green developments, an enlightened foodie reputation, and its birthright as one of America's quirkiest cities. Here are eight reasons to check out Pittsburgh now.