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Dual Exhibitions at PLUG Projects Explore the Cosmos

Blair Schulman | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

It's a nice sensation when you realize how objects and ideas intended for one path wind up taking you through a different landscape entirely. These uniquely (and obliquely) connected points of view are what's happening at PLUG Projects dual exhibitions, Out There and Reify/Deify.

Susan Melly: The Feminine Machine

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.17.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

In her new series of mixed media paintings and sculptural works, artist Susan Melly accomplishes a resolution of disparate processes, techniques, stylistic languages, and new mediums that has the impact of a culmination, but is actually a breakthrough.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

This Abandoned House Will Be Entirely Filled With Flowers | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts

Imagine walking into a seemingly abandoned house on a desolate, urban block, and finding it covered wall-to-ceiling in dahlias, roses, hydrangeas and ...

Visual Art Is Vibrant at Life Is Beautiful Festival 2014

JK Russ | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
JK Russ

"Love is Power. Power is Life. Life is Beautiful." The words are scrawled in red, encircling a cut out of a large, purple cactus flower. Pasted to the wall, the flower is surrounded by hundreds of other natural desert elements, with hand-written messages.

Crossing Brooklyn: Art From Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

The Brooklyn Museum prides itself on being in touch with the borough's wide-ranging neighborhoods. Beyond offering its permanent collection, the museum has shown a commitment to being an active part of the community.

Anne-Elizabeth Sobieski on the Imageblog

Anne-Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts
Anne-Elizabeth Sobieski

Tongue-tied and Twisted Sterling silver tongue-tied cherry stems, 2014...

Windshield Decal Semiotics and Doctrinaire Cultism in the Artwork of Brendan Donnelly

Annabel Osberg | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

The title of Brendan Donnelly's first exhibition at Paul Loya Gallery, "How To Be A Magician In Your Spare Time," is something of a misnomer--the show has little to do with magic. However, the emptiness of the titular promise is itself an ironic trick in keeping with the artist's skepticism of magisterial charlatanry.

This Is How You Visualize The Heartbeat Of A City

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.18.2014 | Arts

Have you ever explored a city so viscerally alive you felt you could almost feel its heartbeat? If so, you'll find a warm, fuzzy place in your heart f...

The Value and Importance of the Arts and the Humanities in Education and Life

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

We challenge our students to develop life-long skills such as analytical thinking, clarity in written and spoken expression, collaboration, and creativity.

Rachel Mason on the ImageBlog

Rachel Mason | Posted 08.20.2014 | Arts
Rachel Mason

Rachel Mason, Podium (montage), 62 x 24 x 18 inches, wood and plaster. 2008. Courtesy the artist and envoy enterprises. Casts of hands of politician...

Mining Creativity From a Secondhand Store: The Clayton Brothers at Mark Moore Gallery

Annabel Osberg | Posted 10.19.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

The exhibition's color scheme is gaudy and disjunctive like the colors of a thrift store's multiplicity of objects. The Claytons' palette is skillfully mismatched in a tongue-in-cheek nod to the untrained chromatic discord of paintings found in secondhand stores.

Cantoni Crescenti's Interactive Installation 'Melt' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts

In the visual arts section, the Brazilian collaborative duo cantoni crescenti present Melt, a 70 meter long interactive installation that reacts to the movement of the visitors through its kinetic surface.

Kristin Calabrese on the ImageBlog

Kristin Calabrese | Posted 07.17.2014 | Arts
Kristin Calabrese

These are three in-progress paintings of holes with reference photos on my studio wall....

Behold, The Most Magical (And Massive) Picnic Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.05.2014 | Arts

There are few joys as nostalgic and pure as packing up a wicker basket full of treats and hitting the grass, picnic style. The only thing missing from...

Mapping New Ground: the Artist-Run London Biennale Pollination Event

JK Russ | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

The street frontages do not automatically suggest art venues within. But each of these four locations is host to the '2014 London Biennale Pollination in Las Vegas.'

Leigh Salgado on the ImageBlog

Leigh Salgado | Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts
Leigh Salgado

11_Panties2; acrylic on hand-cut paper, 12 x 12 inches; Exhibited at Coagula Curatorial in 2013....

Brigitte Engler on the ImageBlog

Brigitte Engler | Posted 08.17.2014 | Arts
Brigitte Engler

Installation of fabric work Moulin de Pen Castel, Morbihan, France

Eliot Saarinen on the ImageBlog

Eliot Saarinen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Arts
Eliot Saarinen

“Pareidolia”, 2012 Mason Jars, Acrylic and Wood, 55” x 64” “Pareidolia” is meant to take away the function of the glass jars. From the b...

Las Vegas Takes Center Stage In Large-scale Art Project MAS Vegas

JK Russ | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

In geographical art-centric terms, this sculpture could represent the cultural hub of Los Angeles at the center, with Las Vegas and other surrounding cities caught in its gravitational pull.

Mie Olise on the Imageblog

Mie Olise | Posted 04.16.2014 | Arts
Mie Olise

The Silent Station at Nikolaj Kunsthalle solo show Copenhagen 2012. I travelled in The footsteps of writer, Aksel Sandemoses alterego, Espen Arnakke. ...

Jon Pylypchuk on the ImageBlog

Jon Pylypchuk | Posted 04.04.2014 | Arts
Jon Pylypchuk

my doctor is an asshole, 2010; Paint can, acrylic paint, expanding foam spray, spray paint, light bulbs, milk crate, 12 x 9 x 7 inches In 2010 I we...

Tirtzah Bassel Transforms Duct Tape

Vanessa Albury | Posted 05.26.2014 | Arts
Vanessa Albury

Bassel deliberately omits the artworks that bring these people together. She works with the unruliness of the material to feature delicate distinctions and quiet moments

The Artist Is Not Present

Mel Chin | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
Mel Chin

"I'm sorry." A few months before his retrospective, the artist started offering this apology when he met friends or acquaintances, instead of "Great to see you! How's the wife? How's your art?"

Artist Transforms The City Of Chicago Into A Giant Typography Playground

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

It's strange to think that although we encounter letters and numbers all the time, the little guys are normally confined to a page or a screen. That i...

William Kentridge: How to Leave a Concrete Trace in the World

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Multi-layered, complex, dreamlike and humanistic, The Refusal of Time is a manifestation, a work of art that seeks to explore ambiguity, to remain unfinished and to avoid the black hole at the end of time.