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Jankossen Contemporary

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.31.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

JanKossen Contemporary has been showing works from many up-and-coming artists. Beginning in 2013, JanKossen Contemporary focuses its exhibits on abstract, conceptual art and brings works from international artists into their Chelsea gallery space.

"Ornate Activate," the Crossroad of Art and Identity

Omid Memarian | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts
Omid Memarian

Chilling and exhilarating, "Ornate Activate" -- the exhibition by the South Asian Women's Creative Collective, at Manhattan's Shirin Gallery -- featured 21 art works by female artists from Iran, Pakistan, Bangladesh and India.

A Conversation with Bina Sarkar Ellias, Founder, Editor, Designer and Publisher at International Gallerie - Part 2

Janice Sands | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts
Janice Sands

In Part 2 of this conversation, Janice Sands, Executive Director of Pen and Brush, speaks with Bina Sarkar Ellias of International Gallerie about gender equity in the arts and insights for women looking to make a career in art or literature

A Conversation With Bina Sarkar Ellias, Founder, Editor, Designer and Publisher at International Gallerie - Part 1

Janice Sands | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts
Janice Sands

Janice Sands, Executive Director of Pen and Brush, sits down for a conversation with Bina Sarkar Ellias about her publication, her passion and her recent experiences in Poland and Taiwan.

13 Artists You Should Fall In Love With This Spring

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.16.2015 | Arts

Armory Arts week is over, leaving New York a bit of time to recover until, well, May rolls around and Frieze comes to town. While we relish thes...

Rock Your Performance! Tips For Young Dancers

Karen Musey | Posted 04.19.2015 | Arts
Karen Musey

Dance competition season is here! Right now across America, millions of young dancers are hastily sewing on last minute rhinestones, finalizing rehearsal details and buying enough hairspray to freeze an elephant stiffly into place.

Conversations With Michelle Joan Papillion

Rai Mensah | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Rai Mensah

Everyone heads to Basel with many different intentions in mind. However, the one thread that connects each and every attendee is their appreciation for art and its creators.

How Have Fame and Fortune Shaped the Business of Being an Artist?

Janice Sands | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts
Janice Sands

"I think that the youngest members of our society are increasingly worried about making their way in the world, and their anxiety is shaping the way that some of them approach being an artist."

Conceptual Collaborator's Build Palaces

Isa Freeling | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

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."

State of the Art: The Installation Begins

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 10.07.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

On November 11, 2013, the second anniversary of the Museum's opening, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.

California Dreaming at Paul Loya Gallery, Los Angeles

Annabel Osberg | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

"California Dreaming" at Paul Loya Gallery, is as refreshing as its title and the swimming pool pictured on its postcard seem to imply.

Awol Erizku's Eight-Track

Hilary Harkness | Posted 09.20.2014 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

Erizku is a photographer and a self-reflective curator. He tells me that he envisioned his show as a mixtape - he's got some hits mixed in with some tracks that he might need to convince you are worth a listen.

State of the Art: Studio Rodeo

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

In selecting artists for State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Crystal Bridges President Don Bacigalupi and Curator for Special Projects, Chad Alligood, visited nearly 1,000 artists around the country.

State of the Art: The Kindness of Strangers

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 07.13.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Ten thousand artists is a lot of people. Even with a small army of research assistants, it would have taken years for a two-man team to produce a list of that magnitude. But the idea of State of the Art is based on immediacy: works produced within the past three years or so.

Mark Nilsson: Banging on the Art World's Door With a Brush (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Tom Gregory

Step outside NY's Museum of Modern Art onto 53rd street, and you'll find NY's most talented treasure, working -- unbeknownst to him -- toward hard-earned artistic stardom.

Emerging Artist Spotlight: An Hoang, Painter

Hilary Harkness | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

An Hoang arrived in New York City in 2001 at the age of 23. Her first job was at an interior design firm on the Upper East Side, but the style desired by the clients didn't jibe with her sense of off-hand, wabi sabi elegance.

Chashama

Yvonna Russell | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Yvonna Russell

Anita Durst photo credit 2012 The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. Chashama is Persian for "to have vision." Actress Anita Durst vision for chashama was born...

The Art of Death

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Reyne Haines

I have long had issues with death. I don't know what it is about death that disturbs me so, but it's something I have never come to terms with. And I wondered what kind of person would make art out of the ashes of dead people? Isn't that sacrilegious? Or at least in bad taste?

Alexa Torre: Mexican Utopia

Jason Landry | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

Alexa Torre is a Mexican photographer currently living in Mexico City. A graduate of the New England School of Photography in Boston, Massachusetts, Torre has been working on a project about her heritage and the traditional dresses of regions of Mexico.

Is This The Next Big YouTube Singing Star?

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Plenty of famous singers, including Austin Mahone, Justin Bieber and Colbie Caillat, have gotten their start on YouTube or MySpace and quickly turned ...

Like Some Fries With That Art?

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Like love and marriage, art and art galleries seem to go together, but sometimes it is not an easy pairing.

Curate NYC 2013 Celebrates New York City as the Hub of the World Art Market

Anthony Papa | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Anthony Papa

For the third year, culture creators Brian Tate and Danny Simmons have successfully staged Curate NYC. The project offers free curatorial reviews, public exposure, and exhibition opportunities to visual artists across New York City.

Want to Be the Next Macklemore? Listen Up!

Reid Wegley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Reid Wegley

Lively is currently accepting applications from artists who want to take advantage of its content manager here.

COLEctive Notions Democratizes Choreographic Process

Nora Younkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Nora Younkin

Collective, indeed. As many professional dance companies struggle with the usual difficulties of production on a shoestring budget, The Dance COLEctive (TDC) offers dancers the precious gift of production support with the creative freedom to develop their own unique ideas.

Blurred Lines and the Art of Catcalling

Lauren Cahn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lauren Cahn

Schiro began talking to women about catcalling. Wanting to bring the words alive visually, she began to collect photographs of the women, along with the catcalls that haunted them. Her collection began to take shape.