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Brooklyn Artists

There Is No 'One Kind Of Brooklyn Artist,' And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.26.2014 | Arts

At some point in recent history, the borough of Brooklyn transformed from Manhattan's affordable second fiddle to a creative capital in its own right....

How Abstract Art Can Change The Way You See Waste And Consumption In America

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts

If you're a human being who goes on the internet or wanders outdoors from time to time, you know this is a precarious time for planet Earth. While oft...

Brooklyn Artist Aleksander Betko Shares His Go-To Spots in the Borough

Sarah Stodola | Posted 05.28.2014 | New York
Sarah Stodola

It wasn't until he finished art school at SUNY Purchase at the age of 20 that Betko made his way to Brooklyn, and "was in love right from the start," as he puts it.

A Conversation With Richard Haines

Aline Pimentel | Posted 12.10.2012 | Style
Aline Pimentel

Blogs about street fashion are all over the web. Most are run by photographers, and then there's "What I Saw Today," a blog that documents street fashion via a charcoal pencil and paper. How refreshingly low-tech! Meet the man behind this blog.

Alive and Real

Paula Gilovich | Posted 10.22.2012 | New York
Paula Gilovich

If we are culturally and environmentally at the edge of a cliff, anything that would allow us to dream up new ideas while allowing us to look at ourselves must become a crucial experience.

Artist Seeks to Stage His "Dance of the Cranes" in New York

Vera Haller | Posted 10.09.2012 | New York
Vera Haller

Most New Yorkers treat construction cranes with wariness. Urban survival instincts tell pedestrians to avoid anything that tall and heavy in the midst of the city. But artist Brandon Vickerd sees cranes differently.

Caught In A Bad Romance

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.12.2012 | Arts

When Edvard Munch created "The Scream" in 1893, it became a symbol for modern anxiety. Munch's pale-faced protagonist is in agony, while the blood-red...

Do You Smell A Love Connection?

Posted 02.03.2012 | Arts

A pivotal stage in any relationship is the point where people grow accustomed to each other's smell. But what if you could just skip the awkward court...

Specters And Familiar Faces In Eddie Martinez's Studio

Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts

Beautiful/Decay: Eddie Martinez invited Beautiful/Decay over to his sunny Brooklyn studio to check out his new body of work. The next day the show w...

Speaking With Brooklyn Duo Javelin

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

The members of Javelin, two hip-hop loving friends from Rhode Island, settled into Brooklyn and, much like other dance party favorites The Rapture and Deluka, have made their mark on the scene.

WATCH: The Best NYC Museum You Might Not Know About

Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

The City Reliquary in Brooklyn might be the best New York museum you've never heard of. In a city that boasts the Guggenheim, The Met, The MoMA, The W...

PHOTOS: Brooklyn Artist Paints His Grandparents ... Like This

Ashley McAdams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Elder Kinder is Jason Bard Yarmosky's latest works featuring two people near and dear to him as models: his grandparents. The life-size portraits -- s...

Brooklyn Building Fosters Creative Community

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When Al Attara bought a former bank on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn 32 years ago for under $250,000, he envisioned it as a complex in which artists, ar...

Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar Opens This Weekend

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Artist & Fleas weekly market is one of the best places in Brooklyn for buying unusual vintage wares and handmade items made by emerging artists and de...

Brooklyn Artists Unite For Auction Against Cancer

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Brooklyn artist/activist Dara Greenwald had recently completed the Signs Of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1960s to Now exhibition and was contempla...

THE SKINNY: DUMBO Arts Festival Takes Over Brooklyn With Dance, Music, And Art. The Works.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: DUMBO Arts Festival WHO: FREE to the Community WHEN: Friday, September 24 (3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.) Saturday, September 25 Sunday, September 26...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Fred Tomaselli Mixes Mediums At The Brooklyn Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Fred Tomaselli WHAT: 'Fred Tomaselli' WHEN: October 8, 2010 - January 2, 2011 WHERE: Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238 ...

Faile, International Artists, Operators Of Deluxx Fluxx Arcade

Gothamist | Jake Dobkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Faile, the Brooklyn-based artists, are taking over a disused LES storefront with their close collaborater Bast and turning it into The Deluxx Fluxx Ar...