Join the United States Society for Education through Art (USSEA) at the Queens Museum in New York at USSEA’s Regional Conference, July 17-19, 2015. Registration and proposal submissions are now available on the USSEA website: http://ussea.net/conference/ussea-conference/ USSEA has partnered with the traveling arts project, An Inclusive World, an exhibition of art by artists of […]
Bridges are symbolic in the way they connect territories that are apart or disassociated, so when I got an invite about the public art project called “Bridges to Bridges” I looked forward to seeing the work. The show is currently on display at The Bridges restaurant in Dumbo and features the art of James […]
Chinese artists are soon going to be required to spend one month living among poor Chinese farmers in rural villages. The rationale of the Chinese Communist Party is that it does not want Chinese artists to succumb to what it sees as the predominant Western orientation toward art production – divorce art from all real […]
Something happened to photography in the early years of the 20th Century to transform it from a science to an art, and if you want to see that something, it’s currently on display at MoMA’s exhibit “Modern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection 1909-1949.” Walther, a German photographer who moved to New York in 1977 […]
About the Rema Hort Mann Foundation (from their website)
The Rema Hort Mann Foundation was created in September 1995 by friends and family of Rema Hort Mann to honor her joyful and vivacious life after her untimely death from stomach cancer at age 30.
The Foundation was born around a kitchen table with the intent […]
The weathering process is the first thing that grabbed me about Eric Holzman’s amazing new landscape paintings at Lori Bookstein Fine Art. Holzman literally adds types of dirt, sand and dust to his paints and this achieves a really arresting effect on the viewer. These oil paintings initially reminded me a bit of some […]
Portrait painting owes its most meaningful possible impact to our ability to discern character traits and emotional states by studying the human face. Indeed, a great portrait painter can engage us to draw upon a wide array of previous experience, insights and even knowledge of our society, the world and history, to grasp the […]
Postmasters Gallery in Tribeca was teeming with beautiful people at last Saturday’s opening for the solo openings of Ryder Ripps’ Ho and Katarzyna Kozyra’s Looking for Jesus.
Ryder Ripps, described by the New York Times as an artist of the internet presented his series of oil paintings rendered from images off the internet model, Adrianne Ho’s instagram account. These images were […]
Most people think they got a clear vision of themselves but in reality a deeply nuanced person has complexities that cannot be deduced by mere sight. Spanish artist Santiago Ydanez presented textured and multi-faceted portraiture in grand scale and in unique presentation with his show Myself and Others that opened last January 22nd. AF came to witness the […]
The art of becoming is not only limited to the idea but the actual artwork morphing right in front of you. Last January 22nd, AF came to the opening of Margeaux Walter for her transformative panels that are Becoming indeed. The cool effect of the morphing imagery had weighty messages as in the couple taking a selfie can be […]
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