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Portals: Interview With Imi Hwangbo

Ridley Howard | Posted 05.04.2014 | Arts
Ridley Howard

Imi Hwangbo was born in Daegu, South Korea. She lives and works in Athens, Georgia, where she is Associate Professor at my alma mater, the University of Georgia. The following is a portion of our exchange about pattern, abstraction and devotion to process.

On Color and Puzzles: Interview With Kate Shepherd

Ridley Howard | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts
Ridley Howard

Her work appears in numerous international public and private collections, and she is represented in New York by Galerie Lelong. The following is our exchange about her work, contemporary painting, and life in New York.

Fred W. McDarrah: Save the Village

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 04.06.2014 | New York
Anne Margaret Daniel

Fred W. McDarrah: Save the Village takes its name from the words painted on the side of an artist's studio on Greenwich Avenue, demolished in 1960 and memorably photographed by McDarrah. Its shadows remain in the literary and cultural walking tours that lace the neighborhood.

9 Proclamations Every New Yorker Will Understand... As Art

Posted 10.25.2013 | Arts

"Sometimes, quite frankly, you exhaust me." If you've ever uttered these desperate words in the depths of an overcrowded and overheated subway whil...

Art With a Dose of Philosophy From the Millennial Generation

Stacy Schneider | Posted 12.15.2013 | Arts
Stacy Schneider

Ms. Waugh conceived this project to celebrate the successes of her generation, despite its underdog status. She calls her contemporaries "innovators," who, "starting with nothing, in the middle of a recession, with limited resources," banded together to overcome and prosper.

Conversation With Andrew Schoultz

Julie Chae | Posted 12.07.2013 | Arts
Julie Chae

Right after opening his solo exhibition at Morgan Lehman Gallery, Schoultz traveled to Richmond, Virginia, where he answered my interview questions while painting a large mural on the side of an abandoned GRTC warehouse.

This Video WIll Suck You Into A Limitless Vortex

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York

Filmmaker Paul Trillo took 41 photos of 41 New York City blocks between the hours of 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. and strung them together in this hypnotizing vi...

5 NYC Art Blogs You Should Be Reading

Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 09.26.2013 | New York

When trying to educate yourself on the New York arts scene, the initial research can be a bit daunting. There are dozens of museums, thousands of arti...

PHOTOS: What To See At This Year's Dumbo Arts Festival

Posted 09.23.2013 | New York

The 17th annual Dumbo Arts Festival is this weekend. The Brooklyn-waterfront fete will host a wide range of art installations and performances, both...

WATCH: Where To Get Your 'STOP FRISKING' Stickers

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

Judge Shira Scheindlin, in a landmark ruling last week, decided that the New York City Police Department's highly unpopular use of stop and frisk was ...

NYC-ARTS Top Five | Munch & Warhol, Brave Writers and Fantasia Live

NYC-ARTS | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

Americans in the Armory

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 06.11.2013 | Arts
Roslyn Bernstein

Up for a month, the 1913 show of 1200 works, sponsored and curated by the Association of American Painters and Sculptors (AAPS), Inc., was seen by over 100,000 New Yorkers before traveling (in a smaller version) to Chicago and to Boston.

Rap Quotes Invade Streets Of New York

Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

For the project "Rap Quotes," Jay Shells put his graphic design skills to use with a series of bright red signs emblazoned with lyrics from famous hip...

Please Be Clean When You Do It: Interview With Jim Lee

Ridley Howard | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Ridley Howard

I like the term intervention when referring to my painting process. I just try to react off of things...marks on the painted surface, purposely warping a stretcher bar, cutting something then putting it back together. I want to create a scenario in which I have to fix something.

An Artist's Observations On The Armory Show

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Art Show is not only the Art Dealers Association of America's 25th annual fair but also the nation's longest running fine art fair. And The Armory Show celebrates its 15th year, as well as the 100th anniversary of the legendary 1913 Amory Show International Exhibition of Modern Art.

Uncommon Art: A Candlemaker Draws Inspiration From Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts
Patrick McGinnis

With a resident community of artists, Bed-Stuy, like Bushwick, has become a focal point for new forms of artistic expression.

The Art of a Computer Store

Jan Albert | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts
Jan Albert

As many galleries as there are in New York City, there just aren't enough. Ken Brown knows that -- that's why in addition to producing his own art, he's been biking through the boroughs for more than 30 years now, collecting images of street art.

Massive Blaze Rips Through Pratt, Destroys Artwork

| Posted 02.15.2013 | New York

By Trevor Kapp and Aidan Gardiner CLINTON HILL — Pratt Institute students were devastated after a predawn fire tore through the top floor of the ...

After the Storm: Jackie Gendel at Jeff Bailey Gallery

William Eckhardt Kohler | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
William Eckhardt Kohler

Jackie Gendel's installation at Jeff Bailey Gallery, "Revenge of the Same," is a continuation of sorts from her exhibit at the gallery, which was closed due to damage from Sandy flooding.

Art Around Town: January 22 Through 28

NYC-ARTS | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

All genres -- from rock to classical -- collide in the Ecstatic Music Festival. More than 100 collaborating songwriters, composers and performers from different musical backgrounds have put together 11 concerts of new, surprising sounds.

PHOTOS: Mesmerizing Skyscraper Reflections

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.18.2013 | New York

In his last two trips to New York City, 46-year-old German photographer Carsten Witte focused his lens on a particular urban phenomenon: the intricate...

Another Look at 'Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings From the Courtauld Gallery'

Elizabeth Insogna | Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Insogna

One has a sense that as we move closer and more connected globally, we're nostalgic for the variance that make each country's artistic expression all the more appealing.

Dharma Salon: The Warhol Exhibit at the Met

Catherine Ingram | Posted 02.17.2013 | Arts
Catherine Ingram

Warhol's peculiar, vapid genius, along with his obsessions with fame, money, and youth, presaged Facebook, American Idol, the Kardashians, and the thousands of online and print organs dedicated to trumpeting every blasphemous burble and trivial pursuit of celebrities.

Reframing Chelsea After Sandy

Artwrit | Posted 02.02.2013 | Arts

Some galleries lost entire storage rooms, nearly all had some structural flood damage, and thousands of art works were subject to triage. The financial hardship was so deep that some galleries are still unsure if they will be able to reopen.

Congratulations! Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian Have a New Bundle of Joy: Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld

Malcolm Harris | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

While some of the elements of the art opening haven't changed, what appears to separate Mr. Restoin-Roitfeld from the past, and even the present, may be his seemingly effortless marketing strategy and business model execution.