Art news in New York City.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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”– […]
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 […]
They don’t just call it the bustlin’ metropolis for nothing because when cities are built at head turning speed – they call it the “Boom Times”. AF felt the rise and rush of urban development with the latest works by Richard Galpin last October 29th for his solo show of sculpture installations for Slow Boom.
Expansion and refreshing an art gallery can open the gates to some very interesting programming. With the pair of two very sexy shows at the main gallery and their project space that Albertz Benda had a strong outing for October. AF paid a visit first to the subterranean project space for Annabel Daou: a million […]