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Life is short, art is forever

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.17.2017 | Arts
Edward Goldman

To describe the last few weeks and the upcoming days as tumultuous would be an understatement. I believe that now, more than ever, we need an extra do...

FEMINIST VARIATIONS: Critique Without Complaint

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 09.13.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

The lively, timely, diverse and slightly eccentric group exhibition FEMINIST VARIATIONS at the Loft at Liz's has been one of the great joys of my cura...

Erika Lizée: Vision And Its Opposite

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 08.15.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Erika Lizée's exotic, illusionistic paintings extend into quasi-sculptural installations that nimbly occupy literal and liminal space at the same moment.

This French artist is uniting Europe through art | Posted 06.22.2016 | Arts

At such a volatile time for inter-European relations, as the United Kingdom mulls over the upcoming referendum to remain or leave the European Union, ...

Artist Transforms 19th Century Church Into Stunning Kaleidoscope Of Color

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.19.2016 | Religion

The walls of a historic 19th century church are now bathed in rainbow lights thanks to an installation by UK artist Liz West. The 700 colored acrylic ...

Sedi Pak's Morphic Nature

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.28.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Pak doesn't so much sculpt wood, as she sculpts its ability to be transformed.

Rory Devine: The Jester's Truth

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.05.2017 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Behind the shield of sanctioned satire, giddy absurdity, and self-deprecation, as Neil Gaiman wrote in Dream Country, "It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak." That is Rory Devine's kind of fool.

Superflex: Why We Flooded McDonald's

Louisiana Channel | Posted 01.05.2017 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

What motivates a Danish artists' group to make a movie where one of the most famous American fast food restaurants is inexplicably flooded?

Outside of Art Basel 2015: Decaying Miami Beach Motel Turns into Eclectic Art Gallery for One Last Hurrah

Zak Bennett | Posted 12.07.2016 | Miami
Zak Bennett

On the official first day of the 2015 Art Basel in Miami, one venue stood out on North Miami's beach front in what appeared to be a decaying old motel trapped in Florida's rich retro past.

This Adult Ball Pit Is Like Chuck E. Cheese Without The Terrifying Mouse-Rat

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.08.2015 | Arts

Do you long for the childhood days of throwing caution to the wind and leaping face first into a pit of tiny, plastic balls, welcoming whatever myster...

Wrath -- Force of Nature at Wave Hill

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.02.2016 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath -- Force of Nature at Wave Hill in the Bronx brings together twelve artists who have their fingers on the pulse of this issue.

Unexpected Hill | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts

When Oral Göktaş and Sevince Bayrak of, emerging Istanbul based, SO? Architecture and ideas entered a design competition hosted by the Royal Academy of Arts and Turkishceramics, they had no idea how inventive they would have to be when approaching the task.

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This Flower-Filled Abandoned House Is Bringing A Bit Of Life Back To Detroit | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.15.2015 | Arts

Late one evening this month, a woman appeared in the second-story window of an abandoned house overlooking a Detroit freeway. A spotlight illuminated ...

Conversation With Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge of Psychic TV and Throbbing Gristle has been an influence on me for decades. I first heard "Lady Maybe" emanating out of a painting studio in the mid 1990's. I've been following his ideas ever since.

Pablo Delgado: Art and Dystopia

Max Benavidez | Posted 06.06.2015 | Arts
Max Benavidez

Tonight on April 4, 2015 I walked the streets of downtown Los Angeles. I was walking down Spring Street on the night of the full moon and a lunar eclipse. I'm not surprised that it was a night of discovery, of the unexpected, of something new.

Isabella Kelly-Ramirez and The Beauty-Industrial Complex

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.09.2015 | Los Angeles
Shana Nys Dambrot

Kelly-Ramirez's creative background includes the parade world. She loves a good masquerade, and that certain intimate, artfully scientific way a makeup artist has of studying faces. She is rarely far from a makeup kit.

"Re:Mind" Miri Chais at USC Fisher Museum of Art

Lisa Derrick | Posted 12.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

When Israeli artist Miri Chais moved to Los Angeles two years ago, she brought with her a universality in her art, which deals with the tension between the real and the virtual.

Cindy Jackson's Stalled Rapture

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 11.08.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

By turns deftly framing the problem through satire and alleviating the pressure through humor and craftsmanship, Jackson's work speaks to our yearning for salvation partly through irony and partly through love.

Busting It Out

Virginia Broersma | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

Bettina Hubby is an interdisciplinary artist with an impulse towards collaboration and integrating daily life into her art (and vice versa), all with large doses of humor.

Marcus Kenney on the ImageBlog

Marcus Kenney | Posted 07.11.2014 | Arts
Marcus Kenney

Pilgrim 24” x 18” x 26” Drift wood, various fabrics, stuffing, rubber, acrylic, cigarette paper, feathers, thread, twine, fur, miscellane...

Artist Transforms Everyday Materials Into Towering Alien Landscapes

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Roaming a Tara Donovan installation feels like navigating an alien landscape, one where massive dandelions sprout amongst textured cubes and glitteri...

Gregory Euclide on the ImageBlog

Gregory Euclide | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts
Gregory Euclide


It Sees Time: Tacita Dean at The Fabric Workshop Museum, Arcadia University, and Marian Goodman Gallery

Gabriela Vainsencher | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts
Gabriela Vainsencher

"It's film! Film! 16 mm film!" Tacita Dean shouted from the front row of So Percussion's performance at The Fabric Workshop in Philadelphia, a few Saturdays ago.

Word on the Street: French Giant Hits Avenue of the Americas

Catherine Despont | Posted 04.21.2013 | Arts
Catherine Despont

French artist Xavier Veilhan sometimes draws comparisons to Jeff Koons for his brightly colored, radically simplified sculptures. Both deal with monumentality and both locate their imagery within a type of popular, or collective imagination.

Awesome Grass Sculptures Of Bodies

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

French artist Mathilde Roussel has created a series of living grass installations that take the shape of human beings. These ephemeral sculptures, mad...