PICTURE THIS: The New Kingdom by Seb Janiak at Fred Torres Gallery

At the new space of Fred Torres on West 28th Street, AF attended to view the magnificent C-Print images by Seb Janiak for his show The Kingdom, which opened last November 14th.  Fred Torres shared his excitement of taking on a much smaller space than his previous one on 29th Street by showing really ultra edited and curated art shows. What […]

By |November 18th, 2013|New York|1 Comment

Tugboats To My Heart

It feels like a memory, something I passed along the way perhaps, maybe in the city or the country but that’s how I feel when experiencing Kathryn Lynch’s art. I have followed Kathryn Lynch’s work for many years now and when I am in a space with her paintings, I feel like I’m home. I […]

By |November 18th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

A couple of questions for Artist Abdullah Qandeel

The art scene of Manhattan was invited to celebrate the newest exhibition ‘OPEN VERSUS CLOSED’ by Saudi artist, Abdullah Qandeel. The exclusive exhibition was held at the highest viewpoints in New York City, the prestigious 50 Million Dollars Penthouse of the Trump Soho Hotel. The raw space which is soon-to-be one of the most luxurious […]

By |November 16th, 2013|Interviews, New York|1 Comment

Mark Kostabi: How to become a successful artist in New York

Written by Alessandro Berni | www.clioartproject.com

We met Mark Kostabi, the superstar artist behind Pop Art, in his New York studio. There we asked him to reveal the truth about achieving success as an artist, and to find out if it’s true that all you need to do to be a successful artist is to […]

By |November 14th, 2013|Interviews, New York, Studio Visits|1 Comment

PICTURE THIS: Get to a Happy Place by Grazi at ArtNowNY

When going to your happy place you think of rainbows, butterflies flitting over a field of flowers and where it’s fuzzy cozy. Last November 7th, AF came to the solo exhibition of Joseph Grazi at ArtNowNY where the Happy Place is made up of bat wings, cat skeletons, and monkey skulls. The artist casually greeted guests and said, “Get […]

By |November 12th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

PICTURE THIS: Noah Becker’s Sense of Self @ The Lodge Gallery

This is the generation where taking a “selfie” (camera phone shots of yourself) is as ubiquitous as finding a Starbuck’s in every street corner. AF came to the self portraits and work of Noah Becker at The Lodge Gallery last November 7th. Rebooting art history time lines by his collage like self portraits where the artist is […]

By |November 11th, 2013|New York|1 Comment

AF Recommends “Handle with Care” at Anna Zorina Gallery

Though it had opened a few weeks back, this was a quick pit stop on the way to another show but somehow this one stuck around. It is the mixed media work of the artist, Alexander Kaletski, that the clever take on the phrase “Handle with Care” gets a whole new treatment. His paintings are done to integrate seamlessly and with wry gravitas on cardboard boxes that may contain those recognizable words.
By |November 11th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

Rodolfo Edwards and Robin Tedesco at Reverol & Co. Contemporary Art

Reverol & Co. Contemporary Art is proud to present the works of two outstanding artists who come to us with an eclectic artistic background, shaped by their visions of the world they both live in, honed by their cultural backgrounds and interests, and defined by presenting their unique perspectives in the context of their places […]

By |November 11th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

Featured Artist: Carla Berger

FEMALE FRAGMENTS…I paint with my camera. My goal is to reveal the abstract nature of found, urban images. Those that have been created by layers of torn posters, bits and pieces of photos, advertisement and graffiti rearranged and transformed by time. I search through the chaotic universe to find female images and sensual data that […]

By |November 11th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

Jennifer Delilah Talks NY Cock Exchange, Google Glass & The JFK Assassination

Jennifer Delilah is a provocative fine artist whose works like “The New York Cock Exchange” have ironically attracted stockbrokers, investors in large scale business acquisitions, and CEOs of multinational corporations.  Her early childhood experiences in the wake of the Civil Rights Movement have formed the basis for her subject matter, which challenges ideas of race, […]

By |November 10th, 2013|Interviews|0 Comments