“Brand New Again” at Con Artist Gallery

I’ve heard so much about Con Artist Gallery that eventually I had to stop by to see what the fuzz is all about. The opening for “Brand New Again” was last Thursday and by the time I got there, the place was already packed.  The show was new work by new members of the collective […]

By |September 16th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

Diesel installation in Union Square

Destruction=Creation

What have you destroyed lately?

This was the question posed by Nicola Formichetti to his vast network of social media followers for the third misson of #DIESELREBOOT, his viral relaunch of the Diesel Brand. Using TUMBLR to reach a community of young creatives, #DIESELREBBOT has been dispatching call and respond missions to build a new visual […]

By |September 13th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

RICHARD KERN: Medicated, etc. at Feature Inc.

Richard Kern has been photographing girls of the “hot” or “interesting-girl-next-door” variety for over 30 years. The photographs are straightforward, hint at documentary, and seem committed to the matter-of-fact reality of the day-to- day. Yet the consistent subtle sense of humor and styling make it clear that the artist has been involved in the construction […]

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

The East Side Owned the Night

The landmark date was September 8, 2013 and it happened to hit on a Sunday where every gallery in the gritty bosom of this neighborhood has scrubbed itself smooth and primped to receive the deluge of art loving denizens ready to paint the East Side in every color it can. The LES Opening Night: ART + Fashion […]

By |September 10th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

Interview with artist Michelangelo Alasa’

Michelangelo Alasa’  was born in La Habana, Cuba. As an actor worked on National Tours of HAIR, Jesus Christ, Superstar, Godspell, Tommy and performed at Duo for 520 performances in the cult hit musical Born To Rumba which he wrote and directed. His musical, Chez Garbo ran at Duo for 320 performances. His musicals with long time collaborator […]

By |September 9th, 2013|Interviews, New York, Studio Visits|1 Comment

Daniele Davitti’s “Immaculate Decay”

For the first time in New York and for the first time having a solo show in a Chelsea Gallery: The debut of Italian artist Daniele Davitti is very promising and should be on the “don’t miss list” for the start of the art season in New York.

Davitti’s paintings and drawings, mostly realized with watercolors and Japanese ink […]

By |September 8th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

New York City’s Passion for Fashion

Here at AF we write and discuss about what is fashionable on the walls and what medium is trending every season. The same goes for the Fashion Industry and since it is Fashion Week, AF decided that maybe it’s time to infiltrate the wearable art brigade and experience the blast off celebration for art that […]

By |September 8th, 2013|New York|1 Comment

Kadar Brock Dredges It Up at The Hole

There are a handful of artists on my radar that I’ve been following since being an art writer for almost two years now. Kadar Brock happens to be one of them. It was very important that I attend his first solo exhibition – dredge, as the new art season kicked off last September 4th at The Hole.

Rewind back in […]

By |September 8th, 2013|New York|0 Comments

Interview with Artist Tom Sanford

Tom Sanford is a New York-based artist whose work is exhibited around the world. His paintings, which range from historical works depicting celebrity assassinations to portraits of gangsta rappers and teen pop tarts to elaborate cosmologies weaved together from Hollywood movies, reflect a deep ambivalence about the American cultural condition.

When did your interest within the […]

By |September 3rd, 2013|Interviews, Studio Visits|0 Comments