A Lost World Comes Alive at La Esquina’s Debut Exhibit by Paul Desenne

Celebrated Venezuelan-born cellist and composer Paul Desenne returns to his painting roots in “Pictures of the Lost World”, a series of works on canvas depicting the imaginary scenes of El Dorado. The exhibit, opening Tuesday, Dec 11 from 6-8 pm at La Esquina (203 Lafayette Street in Lower Manhattan) depicts the fabled lost world of gold and riches, documented by Spanish conquistadors in South America in the … Continue reading A Lost World Comes Alive at La Esquina’s Debut Exhibit by Paul Desenne

Winter is Lit: Julia Sinelnikova’s Ice Pores at Lazy Susan Gallery

The cold, muted winter sky doesn’t hold a candle to Ice Pores, the upcoming exhibit by innovative rising star artist Julia Sinelnikova. The artist’s interactive holographic environments entice visitors to engage with sudden temporal realities created by installations of Sinelnikova’s Fairy Organ sculptures. Curated by Brian Shevlin, visitors to Ice Pores are invited to the exhibit on view Dec 13-21 from 12-6 pm at Lazy … Continue reading Winter is Lit: Julia Sinelnikova’s Ice Pores at Lazy Susan Gallery

Feminist Perspectives: Impressions from Pulse Art Fair During Miami Art Week 2018

by Katie Hector   Slightly north of the beating heart of Miami Art Week, Pulse Art Fair – anchored at Indian Beach Park, as always – continues to keep art week feeling fresh! ANTE. toured Pulse to pick out the top presentations not-to-be-missed at the 2018 iteration of the fair, open through Dec 9. NY FEM FACTORY A Tree Grows at Pulse What happens when a … Continue reading Feminist Perspectives: Impressions from Pulse Art Fair During Miami Art Week 2018

Sustainable Art Sweeps Miami Art Week Courtesy Arcadia Earth

Miami Art Week is nothing if not overwhelming: a comprehensive survey of the contemporary art market on an international scale, there is something to distract and enthrall even the most casual visitor. For fans of fashion, fine art and sustainability, however, one exhibit is paramount: RE-THINK, the Arcadia Earth-curated project taking place at Istituto Marangon Miami (IMM). Featuring thrilling installations and immersive art experiences, RE-THINK … Continue reading Sustainable Art Sweeps Miami Art Week Courtesy Arcadia Earth

On the Road Series Debut Stuns at Jenkins Johnson Gallery

Vertiginous folds of fabric climb in an ambitious ascent, weaving the identity of its creator into every stitch. Basil Kincaid’s voluminous “Love As Patient As the Hillside” (2018) anchors Jenkins Johnson’s spacious first-floor gallery space for “On the Road: Caroline Kent, Basil Kincaid and Esau McGhee”. Curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah, this exhibition, on view through Jan 12, marks the first installment in the exhibition series by … Continue reading On the Road Series Debut Stuns at Jenkins Johnson Gallery

Soft Power Takes Over Satellite Art Show in Miami

Power, like beauty, can lie in the eye of the beholder, so be prepared: SOFT POWER at Satellite Art Show is overwhelming to behold. Taking place in Miami during Miami Art Week (Dec 6-9) at Satellite Art Show, at 18 NW 14th Street in Wynwood – just a stone’s throw from NADA –  SOFT POWER marks a once-in-a-lifetime experience for visitors. Satellite guests can encounter the … Continue reading Soft Power Takes Over Satellite Art Show in Miami

Akumal Arts Festival Reinvigorates a Vibrant Creative Community

(featured image artwork by Delilah Benitez) Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico – Sunlight bakes the streets of Akumal Pueblo, suffusing the ground in pale coral. Palm shadows decorate the sides of tents and small food carts, set up in anticipation of the evening’s festivities.  It is 4 PM on Friday November 9th: the opening day of the Akumal Arts Festival (Festival de Arte de Akumal) in … Continue reading Akumal Arts Festival Reinvigorates a Vibrant Creative Community

Akumal Arts Festival Kicks Off in Akumal, Mexico

Akumal Arts Festival kicks off Friday, Nov 9 in Akumal, Mexico. Situated on the Yucatán between Tulum and Playa del Carmen, Akumal is a long-standing diver’s paradise turned conservation area, with pristine white beaches flanking the beach-comber. With a dedicated local community, Akumal residents – with the guidance of Executive Producer Jennifer Smith (of Tortuga Escondida fame) & team – have pulled together Akumal Arts Fest. With a … Continue reading Akumal Arts Festival Kicks Off in Akumal, Mexico

Unified Through Division: Carol Crawford’s Dichotomies at Atlantic Gallery

With an opening celebration set for Thursday, November 8 ​from 6-8 pm, Dichotomies – a solo show of works by Carol Crawford – is set to enthrall visitors to Atlantic Gallery​, (548 W 28th St Suite 540). Dichotomies is on view Nov 4-24, and features new works by the artist working across photography, print-making and drawing. Combining materials in order to evoke our rapidly changing political realities, Crawford’s … Continue reading Unified Through Division: Carol Crawford’s Dichotomies at Atlantic Gallery

The Lure of “Color Matters” at Galerie Richard

(cover image, artworks by Jamie Martinez for “Color Matters” at Galerie Richard on view through Nov 17)   Color Matters, a group exhibit featuring seven artists on view at Galerie Richard through November 17, presents a detailed exploration of contemporary artists’ use of color. A fascinating juxtaposition of color expressed in both analog and digital artworks, Color Matters includes masterful explorations of color by artists Koen Delaere, Dennis … Continue reading The Lure of “Color Matters” at Galerie Richard