Group Art Show at Arlene’s Grocery

I have been to Arlene’s Grocery many times to see up-and-coming bands perform. This former bodega turned club, which opened in 1995, has a big following of music enthusiasts. This time, however, I was here for the opening of a group show featuring the work of Jay Riggio, Danielle Mastrion, Whisbe, Joseph Meloy, J.T. Liss, Paul […]

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

Scooter LaForge: Travels with Johnny at Munch Gallery

In November 2013 Scooter LaForge and Johnny Rozsa set out on a cross-country car ride with Rozsa’s three dogs and a first edition copy of Steinbeck’s ‘Travels with Charley’ (1960), which LaForge occasionally read out loud seeing that the radio of the car didn’t work. They stopped periodically, wherever they felt like it, and LaForge […]

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

Elise P. Church at Molly Krom Gallery

Molly Krom Gallery is a newcomer on the Lower East Side: it moved here from Beacon, Upstate New York, a little more than a year ago. The gallery mostly works with emerging artists or artists who have not exhibited much in New York – such as Elise P. Church, whose show is on view until […]

By |February 21st, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Bruce Davenport Jr.: The Dapper Bruce Lafitte Does His Hero Mike Tyson at Louis B. James

You may have seen some of Bruce Davenport Jr.’s work at the recent Outsider Art Fair in New York City. For this current show at Louis B. James, the ground floor consists of pieces dedicated to Davenport’s childhood hero, Mike Tyson. In the basement-level gallery there are a number of pieces dealing with the culture […]

By |February 21st, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Katya Grokhovsky: Exploring the Grotesque Zone

Katya Grokhovsky is an Ukrainian/Australian artist based in New York and works across disciplines including performance, video, installation, photography, sculpture, drawing and painting. It was a pleasure to speak with her and learn about her artwork, influences and exhibitions. She is definitely an artist to watch!

Arte Fuse: When did you first become interested in making […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Interviews, New York|0 Comments

Clio Art Fair 2015: Announces List of Artists for Exhibiton and Lineup of Events

CLIO ART FAIR returns for its 2nd year in NYC March 5th – 8th at 508-526 West 26th Street (5th and 9th floors). CLIO ART FAIR is a curated fair exhibiting 49 Worldwide Artists.
By |February 19th, 2015|New York|0 Comments

Regine Schumann Seduces with Black Light Magic

In the beginning, there was nothing but darkness till a lone mighty voice said, “LET THERE BE LIGHT!”. It can be the command of God or you just paid your utility bill then they switched your power on. Nevertheless, no one wants to be in the dark and most certainly not in the art world. […]

By |February 18th, 2015|New York|0 Comments

The City Life in Wide Scan by Adam Magyar

Urban life moves in milliseconds that it is impossible to capture and freeze even for a minute. However, Hungarian born and Berlin based artist, Adam Magyar has perfected bending the conventions of time and distilled images that are captured in perpetuity with his latest show Kontinuum which opened last February 12th. AF came to be […]

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

A Premium Over Words at Jim Kempner Fine Art

A penny for your thoughts and a dime for your every word as they say. Last February 12th, there was lots to say at the group exhibition, If These Walls Could Talk, which featured artists that use text as the main component of self -expression. The show includes a selection of prints, photographs, sculpture. and […]

By |February 16th, 2015|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Record Review: RUDRESH MAHANTHAPPA – Bird Calls

Alto saxophonist and composer, Rudresh Mahanthappa can pinpoint his musical transformation to when — with the ears of an elementary schoolboy — he first heard a recording of alto bop great, Charlie “Yardbird” Parker. Quite some decades later, in an offering of gratitude and admiration, Rudresh composed and produced Bird Calls (ACT), a musical love […]

By |February 15th, 2015|Music Reviews, New York|0 Comments