IT is rare indeed to chance upon that hybrid artist/activist/community organizer: that gem of a person who not only successfully runs their own practice, developing thgeir work as a formidable artist, but also finds time to initiate and organize community meetings and projects on the side, supporting scores of other creative types on the up-and-up in the process. Olivia Huffman is a gem: one of this … Continue reading Susie IRL Exhibition @HERE: In Conversation with Susie Mag Founder Olivia Huffman
LIC-A@Atlantic Gallery 548 West 28th St., Suite 540, NY, NY 10001 Opening reception: Thursday, Feb 1, 6:00-8:30 pm Exhibition on view Jan 30th-Feb 17th The talented artists of Long Island City will all be together under one roof for LIC-A@Atlantic Gallery, hosted from 1/30-2/17 at 548 West 28th St #540 in Chelsea. Carol Crawford, fellow artist & president of the board at LICA, shares one … Continue reading Triumphant LiC-A Artists Exhibition Opens at Atlantic Gallery Feb 1st
There are countless gallery guides exploring the cultural events happening throughout NYC, but how many can you find within walking distance or bus ride of your nest? How many events happen right down the street that you could swing by after a nice dinner with a friend? Why does every single blog profile seem to profile events happening in the art areas of Chelsea and … Continue reading -1 Below: A Look at Culture in the Outer Boros & NY Metro Area, Jan 29 to Feb 2, 2018
At Parasol Projects through Sunday November 26th, the Asian Society of Arts presents the group exhibition “In time/Out of Place,” curated by Katya Grokhovsky. Making manifest the latent struggle existing between our temporary human existence and the longevity of place, the exhibition investigates aspects of identity and geography. The Asian Society of the Arts, which advocates for and provides opportunities to artists from overseas relocating to the … Continue reading In Time/Out of Place a Transcendent Exhibition for Asian Society of Arts
In an era of rising nationalism and public displays of fascism in America, how can the arts unite as a cohesive front to defend its most vulnerable citizens? In a field known for its open approach to free speech topics, how can leaders in the visual arts – museum directors, curators, artists and others – face up to the mounting threats of ultraconservatism and “fake … Continue reading Shockwaves: SVA Summit Considers Combatting Nationalism in Contemporary Curating
It’s undeniable: the world is a bit more magical with A Blade of Grass in it. A Blade of Grass, with its focus on promoting social change through social engagement and dialogue in contemporary art, is one of a kind. It has continually pushed the envelope by empowering artists through fellowships and providing platforms for dialogue on improving social conditions and inclusivity. Nowhere will this … Continue reading A Blade of Grass Celebrates Making Magic for their Night of Alchemy
October 10, 2017 Ai Wei Wei and Nicholas Baume at Doris C Freedman Plaza for Good Fences Make Good Neighbors (press preview) It was 9:07 AM, and the artist was discreetly standing to the right of his Gilded Cage sculpture in Doris C. Freedman plaza in Central Park. Ai Wei Wei, artist behind Good Fences Make Good Neighbors – an immersive public art experience … Continue reading Ai Wei Wei’s Public Art Fund sponsored “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors” Breaks Down Barriers
We’re out here – from an insider’s look at up-and-coming contemporary artists, to intimate studio visits, to behind the scenes sneak peeks at exhibitions around the world, we are sharing the Next Thing in art with you. From contemporary galleries to street art festivals, ANTE. takes you to where the action is. Creative fields are integrated in the arts, and vice versa, so we take … Continue reading Welcome to the Paradigm Shift.