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How One New York Woman Is Changing The City's Composting Game

Rebecca Louie | Posted 11.19.2015 | Green
Rebecca Louie

"Perhaps there could be a way to compost for credits toward fresh produce. Really, New Yorkers need to buy what they can consume and stop producing so much waste in the first place."

These Creepy-Cool Robot Sculptures Will Take You To Church

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts

Quiet. Then the hiss of robotic arms pistoning. Metal limbs squeak and clank as they beat on two rudimentary drums. A motor buzzes shrilly. The Robot...

Transformation at Its Most Crafted

Isa Freeling | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Upon first entering Scenario in the Shade, the extensive new project by artists Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman, in collaboration with performer and musician Jennifer Herrema, I was scratching my head wondering if I read the address wrong.

Art Seduces Fashion at Australasia's International Art Fair: Sydney Contemporary

JK Russ | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts
JK Russ

Inside the 87,000 sq ft space more than 90 galleries represent 14 countries. Alongside the gallery booths are 18 large-scale installations curated by Sydney-based The Curators' Department and a moving image program curated by the Australian Center for the Moving Image.

Artist Asks What Reincarnation Means Across the World

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

“Pain slowly reappears when we try to escape from memory and oblivion. ‘Reincarnation’ does not seek to signify the emergence of an...

Interview With the Curator of Art Basel's 'Unlimited' Sector (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 07.07.2015 | Arts

Unlimited is Art Basel's exhibition platform for projects that transcend the limitations of a classical art-show stand. The sector includes out-sized sculpture and paintings, video projections, large-scale installations, and live performances.

A Lego Brick Utopia Has Appeared In New York City

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.12.2015 | Arts

New York City’s High Line has always felt like an architectural utopia. A defunct railroad reclaimed as an elevated park, the space invites the ming...

10 Chris Burden Masterpieces

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Much of the international art world was in shock over the death of artist Chris Burden, 69, on Sunday after a long bout with melanoma. Burden's career spanned six decades and, in an era of specialization, covered many genres of art, some of which he helped to define.

Artist Christo To Cover Italian Lake In 70,000 Square Meters Of Gold Fabric

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts

"The work of art is a scream of freedom," artist Christo famously said. For the first time in 10 years, the artist will scream once again, emb...

Finding Spirituality in the Diaspora

Blair Schulman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Tanya Hartman is a storyteller. Her work, in all its varying disciplines (painting, crafting, mixed media) covers a large swath of ground, ensuring all the details of her tales are taken into account. So That I May Carry You With Me is an exquisitely detailed pastiche at the Daum Museum in Sedalia, Missouri.

This Musical Swing Set Could Help Communities Learn How To Get Along

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.03.2015 | Good News

A French Canadian design group has redefined the classic swing set with a spectacular piece of installation art that encourages people to work togethe...

Dual Exhibitions at PLUG Projects Explore the Cosmos

Blair Schulman | Posted 05.30.2015 | 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 05.17.2015 | 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...