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Organs Without Bodies: A Conversation With Jaša

MutualArt | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Crystal C is the recent show of Slovenian installation and performance artist Jaša -- a leader figure in the Ljubljana contemporary art scene and he has recently joined the Artist Pension Trust.

Meet The Hidden Artists Of New York's Museum World

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts

For roughly eight hours a day, Christopher Boynton strolls through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, keeping watch over one of the most iconic lobbies i...

Apparently, More Than One Artist Is Bedazzling Dog Poo In New York City

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts

Decorated dog feces is apparently emerging as a new art form in Brooklyn -- and sparking a bit of a power struggle over who rightfully owns the peculi...

Making Space Solutions for Making Arts and Culture

Lane Harwell | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Lane Harwell

For others focused on making space solutions for arts and culture, I believe there is as yet untapped opportunity for building relationships both within and across sectors.

Feeling Human at Bleecker Street Arts Club

Kari Adelaide | Posted 05.24.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

Schneider's backgrounds are night-black, with dominant figures (sometimes in watery deeps) that include a one-eyed woman in a bathing suit with a crescent moon and a horned staring mask.

13 New York Art Spots Everyone Should Visit... Outside Of NYC

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.04.2014 | Arts

Spring is upon us, dear readers. Here in New York City, the sun is (peeking) out, the skies are blue(ish) and the temperature is slowly rising (we're ...

If You Ain't a Reflection, You're a Wave: Interview With Matthew Fisher

Ridley Howard | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts
Ridley Howard

"There is a practical side to these images, a bewilderment of nature. Waves have been crashing and clouds floating for as long as time itself. Nature always does its thing; we're just in the way."

I Testify for Increasing Our City's Cultural Affairs Budget -- Join Me

Lane Harwell | Posted 05.12.2014 | New York
Lane Harwell

I, for one, advocate increasing the DLCA budget over prior years so the agency might include new groups in its funding portfolio. An increased allocation to DCLA could help arts and culture to better serve more New Yorkers in more of our geographies and contribute to a more equitable New York.

On the Sunny Lower East Side

Simon Watson | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

We set out with high spirits to visit twenty of the almost 150 galleries now populating the Lower East Side. It was a thrilling afternoon, most memorable for three highlights:

At the SPRING/BREAK Art Show: A Live Performance Exploring Meditation and the Creative Spark

Lia Chavez | Posted 05.05.2014 | Arts
Lia Chavez

As a visual artist, I have high hopes for what vision can become in the 21st century. Our century is still a teenager in its formative years and our creative actions today are the tiny seeds of Art's robust future.

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
NYC-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.