David Safhay’s first NYC solo show, Extrapolating Nature, was a one of a kind, pop-up art show in Lower Manhattan, hosted by the non-profit organization, Imagination in Space. From across the street, the all glass gallery storefront with David’s striking work behind the windows stood out like a waterfall mirage in the Sahara dessert. Yet, […]
Hwang Young-Sung was born in the early 1940s in Korea and, consequently, suffered through part of the Japanese occupation and the entire Korean War – during which he became an orphan. He was born in Gwangju, in the province that engendered South Korea’s Nobel Peace Prize winning president Kim Dae-Jung, who seemed to embody that […]
Rob Pruitt celebrated his 50th Birthday with a solo exhibition which opened on Mother’s Day at Brant Foundation Art Study Center in Greenwich, Connecticut. Ok, so Pruitt, born in 1964, is really 51, but that little bit of artifice really just sets the stage for the rest of the show which is full of irony, […]
Gallery Henoch is one of the premier galleries, if not THE premier gallery, in New York City, for super-realism. It has another one of its amazing group shows up these days until June 20th and it should not be missed. Some folks have a misconception about super-realism and believe that super-realist artists are only interested […]
During the mid eighties, Rick Begneaud toured as a chef for the Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan. Traveling extensively, he appropriated not only the tastes, but the textiles and small elements from villages throughout the world to embody those locations from a different perspective.
Begneaud’s self-developed technique has been influenced through a close relationship with his […]
Raw Process has achieved a tangible aesthetic that reaches beyond the timeworn buzz phrase “live painting.” In partnership with Blick Arts and Art Boho, Reverie, the collective’s two-year anniversary event, represented a culmination of that aesthetic from trial and error to on-trend success.
On a balmy Saturday night on May 23, 2015 at Santo Party House […]
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will return to the Lincoln Center in June for a two-week, 15 performance engagement. They will be performing Matthew Rushing’s Odetta, which is about American folk and blues musician Odetta Homes, and Hofesh Shecter’s Uprising, a study of institutional violence against black males through dance. Other highlights from the show include […]
Karl Weiming Lu was a member of the first generation of Chinese artists, after the end of the Cultural Revolution, to seriously begin experimenting in the visual arts. This movement is usually cited as having begun in some of China’s larger cities around the year 1985 but it only lasted a few short years as […]