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Awol Erizku's Eight-Track

Hilary Harkness | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

Erizku is a photographer and a self-reflective curator. He tells me that he envisioned his show as a mixtape - he's got some hits mixed in with some tracks that he might need to convince you are worth a listen.

State of the Art: Studio Rodeo

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

In selecting artists for State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Crystal Bridges President Don Bacigalupi and Curator for Special Projects, Chad Alligood, visited nearly 1,000 artists around the country.

State of the Art: The Kindness of Strangers

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 07.13.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Ten thousand artists is a lot of people. Even with a small army of research assistants, it would have taken years for a two-man team to produce a list of that magnitude. But the idea of State of the Art is based on immediacy: works produced within the past three years or so.

Mark Nilsson: Banging on the Art World's Door With a Brush (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Tom Gregory

Step outside NY's Museum of Modern Art onto 53rd street, and you'll find NY's most talented treasure, working -- unbeknownst to him -- toward hard-earned artistic stardom.

Emerging Artist Spotlight: An Hoang, Painter

Hilary Harkness | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

An Hoang arrived in New York City in 2001 at the age of 23. Her first job was at an interior design firm on the Upper East Side, but the style desired by the clients didn't jibe with her sense of off-hand, wabi sabi elegance.

Chashama

Yvonna Russell | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Yvonna Russell

Anita Durst photo credit 2012 The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. Chashama is Persian for "to have vision." Actress Anita Durst vision for chashama was born...

The Art of Death

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Reyne Haines

I have long had issues with death. I don't know what it is about death that disturbs me so, but it's something I have never come to terms with. And I wondered what kind of person would make art out of the ashes of dead people? Isn't that sacrilegious? Or at least in bad taste?

Alexa Torre: Mexican Utopia

Jason Landry | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

Alexa Torre is a Mexican photographer currently living in Mexico City. A graduate of the New England School of Photography in Boston, Massachusetts, Torre has been working on a project about her heritage and the traditional dresses of regions of Mexico.

Is This The Next Big YouTube Singing Star?

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Plenty of famous singers, including Austin Mahone, Justin Bieber and Colbie Caillat, have gotten their start on YouTube or MySpace and quickly turned ...

Like Some Fries With That Art?

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Like love and marriage, art and art galleries seem to go together, but sometimes it is not an easy pairing.

Curate NYC 2013 Celebrates New York City as the Hub of the World Art Market

Anthony Papa | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Anthony Papa

For the third year, culture creators Brian Tate and Danny Simmons have successfully staged Curate NYC. The project offers free curatorial reviews, public exposure, and exhibition opportunities to visual artists across New York City.

Want to Be the Next Macklemore? Listen Up!

Reid Wegley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Reid Wegley

Lively is currently accepting applications from artists who want to take advantage of its content manager here.

COLEctive Notions Democratizes Choreographic Process

Nora Younkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Nora Younkin

Collective, indeed. As many professional dance companies struggle with the usual difficulties of production on a shoestring budget, The Dance COLEctive (TDC) offers dancers the precious gift of production support with the creative freedom to develop their own unique ideas.

Blurred Lines and the Art of Catcalling

Lauren Cahn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lauren Cahn

Schiro began talking to women about catcalling. Wanting to bring the words alive visually, she began to collect photographs of the women, along with the catcalls that haunted them. Her collection began to take shape.

Artist Collaboration Fuels Creative Exploration

Amit Gupta | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
Amit Gupta

Creative magic happens when an artist is deeply involved in their art form. Add a creative partner (or two) to the mix and you've got enough knowledge and experience to spark a multitude of creative advancements.

Gender Parity in Musical Theater Starts at the Concert Level

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts
Shoshana Greenberg

It sounds like a typical night on the New York City musical theater scene but for one notable difference: The writers are all women, the performers are all women, the music director is a woman and the producers are both women.

Crap: A Philosophy of Sh*t

Kenya (Robinson) | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Kenya (Robinson)

On high authority I've been informed that my work is shit. Mostly I've been desensitized to such proclamations -- I can thank the Art School Critique framework for that -- but its ill-timed delivery, six days before graduation, left me shaken and stirred.

What Does the Future of Art Look Like?

Marina Cashdan | Posted 06.29.2013 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

With the Whitney Museum of American Art's new downtown building (set to open in 2015) dubbed the "Whitney of the Future," we asked a few up-and-coming artists what they thought the future of art entailed. What they came up with sounds pretty darn exciting to us.

John Martin: Visionary of the Everyday

Adam Rozan | Posted 03.04.2013 | Arts
Adam Rozan

John Martin's work often resembles a still life of sorts, but one in which realities are crossed; his subjects, everyday objects and people, morph into a series of symbols for the viewer to decipher.

10 International Artists To Watch In 2013

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts

The new year has officially begun, dear readers, which means it's time to discard your inhibitions and prepare yourself for what the next 12 months of...

Meet Casey Neistat, the YouTube Sensation Who Polarized Pulse Miami

ARTINFO | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Love it or hate it, it was hard to miss Casey Neistat's commission at Pulse art fair in Miami, in which the floppy-haired video artist and YouTube sen...

The Fine Art of Publicizing and Marketing Your Fine Art, Part One

Gordy Grundy | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

To exhibit demands a bold and exhaustive effort, far away from the security of the studio. An artist must work harder, more aggressively and creatively than the gallery to market and publicize properly. At the end of the exhibition, it is your show and yours alone.

Teen Art Gallery Provides an Audience For The Artist

Charlotte Bravin Lee | Posted 01.02.2013 | Teen
Charlotte Bravin Lee

Teen Art Gallery seeks to provide talented teenagers with the audience they deserve by curating shows in New York City galleries and providing a platform for their work to be admired, discussed and applauded.

The Pragmatic Artist: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

As an artist pursues their creative endeavor, whether to make a career of it to sustain themselves or as a personal outlet, their pursuit must happen within the confines/parameters of the "real" world.

Natalie Frank: "The Governed and the Governors"

Hilary Harkness | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

What is the role of painting today? The power of illusion in painting is magical but limited. Installation artists have the advantage of using their galleries as an element, or even the subject, of their work.