WhiteBox Benefit Art Auction, Spring 2015

Situated in the Lower East Side’s creative nucleus, WhiteBox is a unique space that functions at once as a non-profit organization and a contemporary art space, blending elements of activism, culture, and the avant-garde. If there was one event to encapsulate this diverse mission, it would be without doubt WhiteBox’s annual Spring Benefit Art Auction […]

By |June 28th, 2015|New York|0 Comments

Discarded Insulation Material on 25th Street in Chelsea – An Amazing Work of Public, Ready-Made Art

In Walden Thoreau recognized the central importance of “heat” as one of the necessities of human life: “…for while food may be regarded as the fuel which keeps up the fire within us…shelter and clothing also serve only to retain the heat thus generated and absorbed. The grand necessity, then, for our bodies, is to […]

By |June 26th, 2015|New York|0 Comments

Alison Mosshart: Fire Power at Joseph Gross Gallery

It has recently become commonplace for artists of one genre to dip their toes into another, whether to expand their creative boundaries, or to, more typically, puff their fame. Established songstress and The Kills co-founder, Alison Mosshart made her first solo debut in visual art with the opening of her exhibition Fire Power in New […]

By |June 24th, 2015|New York|0 Comments

Ten Days in June at Muriel Guepin Gallery

Ten Days in June, a recent gallery show at the Muriel Guepin gallery, featured the work of two abstract painters, Robert Szot, and Lee Kaloidis.  Both artists’ work incorporate broad and gestural strokes and plots of color varying in depth and texture.  While Kaloidis’ work is more action explicit, portraying direction of motion through drips […]

By |June 24th, 2015|New York|0 Comments

Opening night for Georges Bergès Gallery

The multi-floored Georges Bergès Gallery in Soho opened its doors for the first time at their recent premiere opening.  The gallery buzzed with many excited art enthusiasts and collectors celebrating the occasion as live jazz trailed in the background in the show’s basement level.  The show contained a wide variety of artwork ranging in scale […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Eric Roux-Fontaine: Jardins Secrets at Axelle Fine Arts Galerie in Soho

AXELLE FINE ARTS GALERIE SOHO is thrilled to host JARDINS SECRETS (Secret Gardens) ERIC ROUX-FONTAINE’S 3rd US solo exhibition. After the success of Neverlandscape (Axelle Soho, 2012) and Lunar Park (Axelle Boston, 2013), Roux-Fontaine returns to New York City with an all-new collection of mixed media paintings. These new works continue his exploration of the […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|1 Comment

Bascove/Bridges: Transporting the Metropolis. Paintings by Bascove at the Noble Maritime Collection.

Gracing the galleries of the Noble Maritime Collection in Staten Island is an elegant and moving exhibition of paintings and collages featuring New York City’s bridges.  The artist, known simply as Bascove, was for many years one of the most prominent illustrators in New York and in recent decades has dazzled and beguiled the public […]

By |June 20th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Metalpoint Now! at Garvey Simon Art Access

Metalpoint Now! at Garvey Simon Art Access in Chelsea contains a refreshingly simplistic, and visually appealing collection of work created through the media of metalpoint, a Renaissance era art technique of drawing which involves dragging different shaped metal tools across a prepared surface.  The show is inspired by the current metalpoint survey on display at […]

By |June 17th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

The 6-4-15 Gallery Night Roundup

On the first Thursday of the month, Chelsea flooded with visitors keen on getting the first peek at several new exhibitions in the area, although half of the midweek crowd was perhaps more motivated by the cool cans of Bud and Chardonnay tumblers passed around at each opening. In any case, it made for an […]

By |June 14th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Bushwick Open Studios Highlight: Axel Ventura, Paintings and Drawings

According to Robert Bellah’s book ‘Religion in Human Evolution’, biologists sometimes enjoy using the computer terms of ‘online’ and ‘offline’. When some organism or person is ‘online’ he/she is engaged in the processes required for survival – hunting, foraging, working etc. When one is ‘offline’ one is in the lounging around stage. Yet, I’m not […]

By |June 13th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|2 Comments