I didn't realize it back then, but going to public school in New York City set the direction for what I am doing now. The music I listened to and heard all around me dictated my world.
Artist Steven Johnson Leyba is no stranger to pushing limits artistically. At times he and his art make some people uncomfortable and others enthralled. Leyba's newest piece of performance art is called Project #9.
Artists enjoy their most private moments in their studios, where the creative energies flow and the demons emerge in full force. Artist studios--backstage to the galleries, museums and other places of public art displays--are sadly, so little explored by the public.
Image Credit: Mel Kadel Toy Lawnmower To learn to mow the grass, pretend to mow the grass. Pretend enough and you'll get good. Playtime trains t...
After seeing many tantalizing mentions of Tara Books over the last few years, I was delighted to receive Joydeb Chitrakar and Gita Wolf's The Enduring Ark and get a firsthand look at one of their creations.
On Friday Bob Dylan will celebrate his 72nd birthday, and to mark the occasion the Worcester Art Museum, whose current exhibition "Kennedy to Kent Sta...
That's what people picked it up for. There were many things in Coagula. People picked it up for the dirt. We got a level of notoriety. We were mentioned in the John Waters film, Pecker. There's a whole scene where he goes, "Be careful of that guy over there. He's from Coagula. It's a magazine."
During the last three months, I've had the privilege of collaborating with a group of profoundly compassionate and brilliant teens. They have reclaimed the elements that many times over have made the U.S. great -- imagination and action.
Dennis joined me to discuss a myriad of current projects, his novels as films, the state of the publishing industry, the state of his hometown after the Boston Marathon bombings, as well as this season's Yankees/Red Sox rivalry.
have survived without my computer for 20 days. I feel free... light. Actually, I prefer writing with pen and paper in cafes. I am more connected to my surroundings and I am not compromising the ambience.
Last year in SoHo I was introduced to the stunning twins from Minnesota, Coco and Breezy Dotson. Naturally I thought the long limb beauties were fashion models but I quickly learned they are artists.
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UPDATE: Gordon Ferguson has now been reinstated to his position at Alberta College of Art + Design, following the petition described below. ...
Judith Simonian's show of recent paintings at Ed Thorp Gallery give the impression of an artist who wants to have it all; abstraction and representation, painterly heat and cool remove, spiritual transcendence and messy materiality.
Unpolarized light emitted by the sun, by a lamp, or by a candle flame creates light waves that vibrate in more than one plane in a variety of directions. It is a fitting name for Todd Williamson's current show.
If an artist is not necessarily someone who is lonely, starving and unstable, then what does an artist look like? The new portrait of a profitable, successful artist includes creating and showing, but also travel, community, teaching, authoring, serving and changing the world. And this is one such case.