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FIAC Gets Real: Classical Painting in Contemporary Hands (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

The game of trend-spotting at big-ticket art fairs has always been mostly about playing the numbers. What's selling, and to whom? But at this year's FIAC in Paris, amid the high-rolling and the splashy frontrunners, I began looking for a genre that refuses to stay moribund: classical painting

This Is Not A Real Mosh Pit

Posted 10.18.2013 | Arts

We never before thought of a body-filled Peter Paul Rubens painting as punk rock, but contemporary painter Dan Witz is quickly changing our minds. ...

Street Art Shines A Light On Political Prisoners

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.27.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Street Artist Dan Witz Creates Effective Campaign with Amnesty International "In many countries people are imprisoned simply because of their politic...

The Best Street Art Of 2012

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Of the 10,000 images he snapped of Street Art this year, photographer Jaime Rojo gives us 110 that represent some of the most compelling, interesting,...

Are You Entranced By Your Cell Phone?

Posted 07.18.2012 | Arts

Dan Witz's photorealistic paintings of people gazing into their cell phones with fascination, devotion and even reverence capture a bizarre reality of...

Welling Court: A New York Mural Block Party Like No Other

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The community mural: A time honored urban tradition rooted in local flavors and tastes. Every major city and many small towns have them and most peopl...

PHOTOS: TOP TEN: Street Art Moments Of The Decade

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

While many of the antecedents of our modern Street Art movement can be traced to the 1960's, the last 10 years have provided a perfect storm of demogr...

TROMPE L'OEIL: Street Artist Dan Witz Paints Hyper-Detailed Mosh Pits

animalnewyork.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Really. It is. Urban prankster and trompe-l'œil street artist and Dan Witz has been adding more hyper-real paintings to his mosh pit series. It's all...

Best Brooklyn Street Art of 2010 (SLIDESHOW)

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

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