I face a constant pressure to define myself, to pick a label so others don't feel uncomfortable. But, I don't want to sacrifice my gender fluidity for the convenience of a label. I don't want to be shamed into a category. I don't want to lie.
Since its 2009 inception, New York's Asia Week has flourished. A convergence of museums, dealers, collectors, gallerists, and art enthusiasts, the event features endless opportunities to view, bid, and buy.
The city of São Paulo in Brazil is home to hundreds of museums and galleries. Browsing through neighborhoods such as Pinheiros, Jardim Paulista, or my favorite Vila Madalena, you are sure to find a space that meets your cultural desires.
If you're having difficulty visualizing the spacing, mask out the arrangement with painter's tape. You can then see if you'll have enough height to adequately fill the space and make the wall "important" looking.
Paris Photo takes over the Grand Palais through Nov. 16 with over 169 galleries and 1200 artists featured. Poring over the artist list with a discerning, fine-toothed comb, we've selected the Top Five Artists to Watch.
After an exhausting day of walking and looking, ready to return to the other side of Brooklyn without much inspiration, I trundled over to one more building appropriated for art for this occasion, where I saw a new installation by Pia Coronel and G. Romero called "Palaces."
Beacon Art Shortwave Gallery, located in the bucolic seaside hamlet of Stone Harbor, NJ, is home to a diverse array of contemporary artwork. Gary Jacketti, a classically trained sculptor, founded Beacon Art in 2009. His latest masterpiece, Goodbye, is a tribute to US military families.
The online channel has no geographic, physical space or income barriers -- most online galleries sell at a number of price points -- thus providing collectors access to a much larger selection of artwork while growing (and benefiting) the category as a whole.
Muller felt the emotion in his work even in a newspaper image he spotted in the mid-eighties, after which he spent a long time seeking Stock out. He then commissioned Stock to create a painting inspired by an earlier book of Conrad's.
The drawings housed in the vitrine varied - some read as intense, almost mechanical drawing while others had an off-hand elegance. There were a few tiny oil sketches on raw canvas that had large-scale painting pop.
Many think art -- particularly original art -- is prohibitively expensive because they hear about the multimillion-dollar auction results at Christie's or get blindsided by the number of zeros on the wall at their local galleries. As a result, they don't buy.
As the online art category sees momentum, we'll soon be in the second stage of its development, the post-adoption period. We can expect the industry to mature beyond the initial move to the web, finding new ways to transform and scale to drive growth like never before.