A Post Reflection on the Closing of A Non-Boring Show

Van der Plas Gallery’s August 28th closing reception of “It’s Boring to Die – Johan Wahlstrom” created a feeling of exhilaration, happiness, and perhaps some sadness that summer is almost over. But, as artist, Johan Wahlstrom evokes through his paintings, one should appreciate all emotion, because dying is certainly boring. As I walked through the show once […]

By |September 2nd, 2013|New York|0 Comments

Singular Beauty by Cara Phillips at Station Independent Projects

Singular Beauty is a photographic examination of cosmetic surgery, seen through the lens of artist Cara Phillips. Instead of focusing on portraits of patients and procedures, she focuses on the machines, tools, and consultation rooms rarely seen by anyone except those who are seeking perfection, at any price.
By |August 31st, 2013|New York|0 Comments

The Print Market: The Joys of Buying Prints

Original Prints – Why Buy Them and What Should You Look For?

A good, artistically viable print is not just a reproduction of a popular image made by an artist, but an extension of his entire artistic vision. More and more often, respected artists are making prints because they see them as an integral part of […]

By |August 29th, 2013|New York|1 Comment

Picture This: And You Can Dance For Inspiration

The human body is poetry in motion or cuts into space with sheer emotion as it expresses through dance. Last August 22nd, Flowers Gallery hosted a special performance inspired by their summer show “Under My Skin – Nudes in Contemporary Photography”. Maverick Dance Experience moved throughout the space as performers clad in sheer skin toned […]

By |August 27th, 2013|New York, Videos|0 Comments

Picture This: A Collective & Competition at Agora Gallery

The listing said it was the “Best in Contemporary Art” and we were eager to see if it lived up to the hype. AF came to the second floor space of this gallery on 25th Street in Chelsea and discovered two shows. On one side was the collective Portals of Perception and on the opposite part of the […]

By |August 27th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

Embezzling the (un)real. Jonathan Monaghan

I had a dream. I was floating in the air, surrounded by beheaded sheep, winged lions’ heads, wired birds, and floating castles. The background music reminded me of something that I couldn’t classify, something between the music of a video game and the soundtrack of an action movie. I was continuously feeling emptiness in my […]

By |August 26th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

“SONIC” by Martin Klimas opens September 18th at Foley Gallery

What does music look like? When we listen to Miles playing "Bitches Brew" or Pink Floyd's David Gilmour charming his reverberating guitar on "Time," what do we see? In his third exhibition at the gallery, the Düsseldorf based photographer explores the possibilities.
By |August 21st, 2013|New York|0 Comments

“Out of Order” New paintings by Tadasuke Jinno at Tazza Gallery

We stopped by Tazza Gallery to see the new geometric paintings by artist Tadasuke Jinno curated by Denis Arguedas. Of this series the artist comments, “My recent works consist of two or more canvases – hand-shaped, designed and mounted on stretchers – created to conform to the specific patterns of each work. A sense of incongruity is […]

By |August 20th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

“Love Saves The Earth” TAIZOU: New York for the First Time Exhibition

Onishi Project is proud to present "Love Saves The Earth", a solo exhibition by Taizou, a Japanese artist, entertainer and comedian. This is his first exhibition and a debut as an entertainer in the US. This exhibit will be aired as part of the infamous Nippon Television program called "Can we sell this or not!? Special" which is one of the most highly praised and unique shows in Japan.
By |August 20th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

What Remains on the Wall at ARTIFACT

Deep in the heart of artists, they vie for immortality by the work they leave behind. It will be around long after they turn to dust. It is their thought, process and being locked in that work for all eternity.
By |August 17th, 2013|New York|0 Comments