Miriam Cabessa Does Distinctive Impressions

In the area of Gramercy Park, AF came to a gem of an art gallery that featured the Moroccan born artist, Miriam Cabessa foran*thro*pom*e*try.  And boy did she make quite the impression, which was bold and personal.

The subdued black and white works on wood panel bore the impressions of favorite meaningful objects like books, letters, magazines, and mailing […]

By |November 25th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

“United Through Art for Our Future”: VivArte 2015 Silent and Live Auctions at Phillips New York

Art’s philanthropic opportunity is wide, yet not expended as much as it should be. VivArte however is a model example of an organization that is bridging its network in the New York art world to an international community in need. Last week, VivArte partnered with auction house and gallery Phillips to host both silent and […]

By |November 24th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Paul Booth’s Second Sight: Helping to Demand a Closer Look

Internationally renowned tattooer and artist Paul Booth is making big waves in the art world again with the opening of his second gallery in Manhattan, Booth Gallery. Booth first came onto the scene in 1998 when he opened Last Rights Tattoo and Art. Booth Gallery, which is located in the same building as his original […]

By |November 24th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Kathryn Lynch: Bright Lights, Illuminated New York City

Halos of flickering light within dreamy nightscapes greet you at Kathryn Lynch’s new show at SenaSpace Art Gallery in NYC.  At first glance, the fantasy blue moonrise depicting summers on Shelter Island places you immediately in a dreamy state. The calm blue colors of the ocean woven with moonlight is breathtaking and keeps you moving […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

You Can Feel It

With You Can Feel It, assertions are made and verified. This refers to both the works on display and to the field which is created when artists, artistic works and guests meet in a private or private staged space. In cultures of the past, pictorial expression and community rituals quite naturally gave guidance and shape […]

By |November 21st, 2015|Europe, Featured Openings|1 Comment

Michael Meehan: Ice Bather at Jack Geary Contemporary

Michael Meehan’s blue-chip academic background in the arts crystallizes in his pensive and elegant body of paintings. His most recent series is no exception – housed in GEARY Contemporary’s downtown gallery space, Ice Bather is a ten piece repetition of a dreamy bathhouse scene. The image is directly inspired by a memory of Meehan’s of […]

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

Through a Glass Darkly: The Paintings of Carol Omalia and Gaetanne Lavoie

Psychologically complex, with gothic sensibility, Gaetanne Lavoie’s oil paintings at Stricoff Fine Art in Chelsea invite us to follow her down the rabbit hole to a land of symbolically potent dreamscapes. It is a world where lotus flowers float encapsulated by a silvery, soapy membrane of air and water in The Lotus Eater and bunnies […]

By |November 11th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

I’m not Scared of the Trump Itself, but I’m Scared of the Trump in Me

Donald Trump rouses emotions in everyone whether that emotion is hatred or love – he brings it out in us. He plasters his face everywhere as he competes for the presidential bid, it’s no surprise that his image has, whether we like it or not, reached a new degree of iconic status. Self-promoting, self-aggrandizing, completely […]

By |November 11th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

One for All: Brendan Fernandes’ Performance “We As One” at Mixed Greens Gallery


The words, installed by artist Brendan Fernandes, cheekily announced themselves from the Mixed Greens gallery windows down to the street below. The message signaled not only the gallery’s impending move but, according to Fernandes, referenced the movement found in labor and protest campaigns. Conceived by Fernandes and curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah, “We As One”– […]

By |November 10th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Neon Dreams: The 3D Artwork of Sunil Garg

We sat down with this month’s Call For Bushwick Artist of the Month, Sunil Garg, to ask him about his noteworthy 3D art. Sunil Garg began painting, drawing, and playing music at a young age in India. With a PhD in Physical Chemistry, Sunil creates movable, lightweight 3D art that often incorporates programmed RGB LED and/or UV […]

By |November 9th, 2015|Interviews, New York|0 Comments