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Coal -- Not In Any Backyard

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
Allen Schmertzler

Art about hard issues is easier to take if it doesn't hit you over the head. Sculptor Bonnie Meltzer wants people to stick around to look at her art...

Wham! A Studio Visit With Emily Silver

Virginia Broersma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

Emily Silver makes work that is as visually calm as an air horn. Objects, drawings and videos that may have literally been involved in some kind of explosion or had their glitter-and-ribbon brains bashed out with a bat fill her studio.

Sculptor Overcomes Brain Injury To Show The World As Beautiful

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

Alonzo Clemons suffered a brain injury in his infancy that impacted his ability to learn and communicate, forcing him to overcome a multitude of hards...

Wired for Success

Pam Peterson | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts
Pam Peterson

In the expert hands of French artist, Marie Christophe, wire is twisted and looped and coiled, meandering its way through glittering crystals and colorful beads, morphing into an elaborate chandelier or a whimsical sculpture.

Back Story: The Rosa Parks Statue

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

As a member of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory board to the National Endowment for the Arts, I was pleased to read about the recent unveiling of the Rosa Parks statue in the U.S. Capitol Building's National Statuary Hall.

The Life Affirming Work of Nick Cave

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

We are what we own, as the saying goes. With the creation of his infamous Soundsuits, visual and fashion artist Nick Cave takes this one step further. If we are what we own, when we cover ourselves into obscurity with what we own, who then do we become?

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.

The Faithful Shopper: April Showers, May Flowers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Mother's Day around the corner, it also seemed like a good time to discuss some of the great florists in our city. Whether your needs are for a simple bouquet or outfitting a full event, take a look.

Happy Birthday, Max Ernst!

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

Happy Birthday to one of our favorite surrealists, Max Ernst. Ernst's attitude towards authority was affected early on by his strict, religious father...

Nine Steel Sculptures To Invade Park Avenue

AP | By EVA FONT | Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Nine stainless steel, multicolored sculptures of various geometric shapes will tower over Manhattan's Park Avenue in an art project by Ven...

National Medal Awards at the White House

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Every visit to the White House is special, but there is something very exciting about witnessing this event. Perhaps it is because I am a painter and I understand the years of work that went into what they have achieved and I can rejoice with them in their successes.

WATCH: Artist Breathes Life Into Inanimate Objects

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

For the average individual, the idea of a world where inanimate objects come to life and engage in conversation is one of horror and grave implication...

Astoria Characters: The Metal Tamer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.09.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

To ratchet up recycling, artist Bernard Klevickas created "Twisted Bicycle," a sculpture/planter made of an old bike that is designed to be wrapped around city streetlights.

Matthew Ronay's Between the Worlds Opens in Chelsea

Ruthie Abel | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

Sitting on school chairs with Matthew Ronay in the middle of his Long Island City studio, I had a chance to preview a portion of Between the Worlds, his new sculpture installation, opening today at Andrea Rosen Gallery in New York.

The Return of the Wizard

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Yazmany Arboleda

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Astoria Characters: The Old-School Sculptor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Sculptor Rafael Petrosyan left Armenia nearly four decades ago, but old customs die hard. He's had his morning shot of wine already when I catch up with him.

Dad Faces Legal Action For Allegedly Hazardous Treehouse

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- A suburban Denver man has until Monday afternoon to tear down an elaborate backyard treehouse local officials say is hazardous. ...

SCULPTURE: Get To Know Brooklyn-Based Zak Kitnick And His Industrial, Re-Purposed Sculptures

Paper Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Paper Magazine

The 300-acre Brooklyn Navy Yard hosts ten contractors, forty-one distributors, and seventy-four manufacturers, one of whom is up-and-coming sculptor...

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Sculptor Mary Early's Geometric Contraptions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Mary Early WHAT: 'Sculpture' WHEN: June 10th - August 7th, 2010 WHERE: Hemphill Fine Arts 1515 14th Street NW Washington DC 20008 WHY: The...

Will Ryman: A New Beginning in Full Bloom

Ashley Van Buren | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ashley Van Buren

Seeing Ryman's art is a bit like walking up and down the grid streets of Manhattan, surrounded by buildings in various states of completion -- an architect's work, like an artist's, on display for all to see.