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New York Artists

Recontextualizing Pieces of Art History and Scraps of Everyday Life

Annabel Osberg | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

Many painters feel burdened by the baggage of art history. Others feel a sense of responsibility to further its academic progress and expand its continuum. Still others choose to ignore it. For someone who is so engaged with art historical imagery, Klamen has a remarkably laissez-faire attitude towards it

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.

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.

New York Artists Struggle To Come Back After Superstorm Sandy

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

By Edith Honan NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - When Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York City last October, much of abstract painter Ron...

An Enchanted Evening: A Q&A With Video Pioneers Liza Béar and Milly Iatrou

Julie Ingram | Posted 09.21.2013 | Arts
Julie Ingram

Before the internet, artists used NASA satellites to communicate and collaborate with each other across the country. This truth, which sounds stranger than fiction, was achieved by video pioneer Liza Béar and her colleague, Keith Sonnier

Don't Move To New York

Don't Move to New York | By Paddy Johnson | Posted 04.26.2013 | Arts

"Don't move to New York," I told an audience of young students at the University of Georgia last week. To my surprise, most of the students were alre...

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.

High Copper Prices Force Sculptors Into Post-Bronze Age

Daniel Grant | Posted 03.06.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

As poor as he was, Vincent van Gogh didn't use 10 percent less paint on his canvases to save money, and Michelangelo didn't substitute quartz for marble. But the rising price of copper, the main component of bronze, has forced more and more sculptors to economize.

Tatyana Murray's Dystopia: A Powerful Expression of a Child's Nightmare, Lord of the Flies Tribalism, a Fantastical Realm and the Human Condition

Annie Fabricant | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

Murray's new body of work, entitled Dystopia, marks the artist's darkest most soul-bearing work to date. It's as though this newfound inner peace and strength enabled a large memory store of emotion to be unleashed.

Astounding Portraits Made From A Single Thread

Posted 06.25.2012 | Arts

Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita creates mesmerizing portraits made from a single, unbroken thread. We originally saw these on My Modern Met, and were d...

Hummingbird Beats: Johanna Goodman

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 07.08.2012 | Arts
Jill Donenfeld

Johanna Goodman is an artist and illustrator who lives in Nyack, New York. She has been consistently crazily following her passion for decades.

RIP, Performance Artist, Playwright, And 'Alien Comic' Tom Murrin

Posted 03.13.2012 | Arts

Tom Murrin, the beloved New York performance art icon, passed away yesterday after a long struggle with cancer, The Village Voice reports. "The Ali...

Crazy Tape Creations

Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts

Usually tape is used to connect surface A to surface B. But Brooklyn based artist Rebecca Ward lets tape's image hold supreme importance, bringing a n...

WATCH: Art Production Fund's Studio Visit with Marilyn Minter

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

Huffington Post Arts is thrilled to present the first in a series of behind-the-scenes glimpses into the studios and private spaces of our favorite ar...

WATCH: Art Production Fund's Studio Visit with Marilyn Minter

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

Huffington Post Arts is thrilled to present the first in a series of behind-the-scenes glimpses into the studios and private spaces of our favorite ar...

A Bunch Of Cool Artists From Around The World

Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

This campaign called "Emerging Face Of A Nationless World" is an international network of artists led by "son of Beijing, and a pupil of New York," Ji...

PHOTOS: Lisa Yuskavage's Playground Of Earthly Delights

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Lisa Yuskavage's latest paintings feature masterfully rendered portrayals of feminine playgrounds both overblown and ambiguous, sugary sweet and vulga...

WATCH: 10 New York Kickstarter Projects Worth Funding

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.14.2011 | New York

Kickstarter, the online funding platform for creative projects, is one of the web's biggest success stories of late. For the uninitiated, the site...

Stranger Than Fiction: The Fantastic Worlds of Marcel Dzama

David Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Coggins

Marcel Dzama is the most renowned draftsman of his generation. But that distinction is not enough: he also makes sculptures and dioramas, directs mus...

Candid Moments Captured on Film: Street Photographer Damon Pablo

Emily Farache | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Emily Farache

I entered the gallery and saw the photographs in the kind of perfect clarity only a personal viewing can provide. Before me were six achingly poignant moments of quotidian life frozen in time and rendered significant.

BLOG WATCH: Images Of The 'Beautiful Brooklyn Blizzard,' On My Modern Met

My Modern Metropolis | Posted by Alice on January 6, 2011 at 10:00am | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The day after Christmas, New York was hit with a massive snowstorm that blanketed parts of the state with nearly two feet of snow. Its sixth-worst on ...

WATCH: CITY ART: Artist Jason Polan Attempts To Draw Every Person In New York City

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A slightly different kind of street art has emerged in New York City. Rather than using the street as the canvas, artist Jason Polan uses the streets...

WATCH: Artist Uses NYC Neon Signs For 'Melancholy Video'

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

The neon signs that are so iconic from old New York have not vanished. Sure, the only thing you can see for miles at night is the new LED display in ...

Stretching Time - In the Studio of Ahmed Alsoudani

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

When we think of violence and visual art, often what comes to mind are scenes documenting brutality and its aftermath in a linear fashion - a sh...

BLOGWATCH> The Boombox Project: New York, Music, And Community In The 70s On Planet Mag

PLANET Mag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Do you remember? It was an unforgettable time. The kind that, in hindsight, you can say, "something really unique was happening then". But the late 19...