A lively crowd joined New York-based activist designer Tatiana Pagés to kick off and celebrate her unique and socially conscious public art project that will be running as a pop up gallery through June 11th, Thomas Schutte, President of Pratt Institute, even stopped by to show his support!
LAIO is a handcrafted collection [...]
Early April, Take Two Film Festival took over the cinema glitterati of NYC. Prior to that, I met one of its key movers and shakers, producer Bobby Andishmand who stopped me at the hallway of The Norwood on Valentine’s Day. He recognized me from the AF website and we eventually started bumping into one another [...]
Composing a whimsical wintry mash up of abstract and figurative art to provide us all a rather philosophical light on the freedom of art, no matter what eye the perspective is derived from. “A work of art doesn’t have to be explained. If you do not have any feeling about this, I cannot explain it to you. If [...]
Acclaimed photographer Donna Ferrato will display never-before-seen documentary photographs of the greatest party in the history of New York City, June 5-18, 2014
“In the beginning I didn’t know anything about Josh Harris or ‘We Live In Public’ except for the stuff I’d been reading in the New York Post.”
Celebrated photographer [...]
A collection of detailed portraits and landscape paintings by one of Great Britain’s leading artists is one of the major highlights of the New York art scene this month. In his latest show The Jardine Matheson Commission and City Views, John Wonnacott focuses on the Scottish Keswick family and their partnership with Jardine Matheson & [...]
Molasses dripping from the walls combined with the scent of brown sugar wafted through the air exemplified the dreamy scene that is Kara Walker’s exhibit. Honestly, our main objective heading to Williamsburg was to finally get inside the Domino Sugar Factory Storage Facility which is slated to be demolished. Waiting on a quickly moving line was well [...]
“Are you an anarchist?”
“I am an artist,” says post-graffiti pioneer Jules Dedet Granel, or l’Atlas, who appeared at the launch of his first NY solo exhibition at Catherine Ahnell Gallery on May 15th. Geometrically hypnotic spectacles that alluded to architecture and street writing, his work muddles the private and public spheres—safety with rebellion.
“So I’m [...]
Rene Ricard: When I speak nobody believes me, but when I write it down everybody knows it to be true. – quote from the movie, Basquiat (1996)
Rain came down on the day for the memorial service of Rene Ricard, which AF attended via invite by Vito Schnabel and held at the [...]
Can you tell us about your background and how you ended up at The Lodge Gallery?
I’m an American citizen but I grew up in South East Asia. Hong Kong and then Taiwan and Singapore respectively. In 1991 I graduated from Taipei American School and came to New York to become the next big [...]
As Yue Su was finishing her Masters’ thesis (comparing and contrasting gallery models in China and the USA), she was also in the process of clearing out her apartment, with her roommate Tianqi Chen, for their near-future move. As the living room became more and more sparse an idea began to form. When they met [...]
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Rachel Lee Hovnanian, Leila Heller Gallery, September 2014
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