Bleeding Edge An Immersive Triumph at Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

The shadow of technology’s pervasive presence stretches across the walls of Bleeding Edge, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA)’s new media exhibit on view now through May 15 in Peekskill, NY. Echoing the promised utopia and oft-dismal reality of advanced technological networks and intimating at the vague disillusion of late-stage capitalism,  Bleeding Edge features site-specific installations and new media works by artists Anthony Antonellis, Kelsey … Continue reading Bleeding Edge An Immersive Triumph at Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

AIPAD Features Groundbreaking Work by Arlene Rush in Photography Collection of Joe Baio

Forever Young: Selections from the Joe Baio Collection of Photography steals the show at the 2018 iteration of the AIPAD photography show, the renowned annual photography event in New York City housed at Pier 94 in Manhattan and on view April 5-8. Photographic objects from the collection are suspended, salon-style, with a specific view toward the poignant moments of adolescence and childhood memories. Among these works, … Continue reading AIPAD Features Groundbreaking Work by Arlene Rush in Photography Collection of Joe Baio

Camille Eskell Stuns in Neo-Victorians Exhibition, Hudson River Museum

The Neo-Victorians, on view now at the Hudson River Museum, presents a multi-faceted array of contemporary artists engaging with a Victorian-era aesthetic.  The exhibition presents artists by arranging them in themes, such as the artist as “…naturalist, the artist as purveyor of the fantastical, and the artist as explorer of domesticity.” The exhibition, curated by Lehman College Galleries Executive Director Bartholomew F. Bland, is a … Continue reading Camille Eskell Stuns in Neo-Victorians Exhibition, Hudson River Museum

Dorit Chrysler & Her Theremins Take Over at Reece School

Internationally renowned musical artist Dorit Chrysler is no stranger to making a theremin sing. Theremins, the odd yet aptly tech-friendly device that can be manipulated by movements carefully choreographed around the device (see here a basic guide to handling the theremin), may have existed for ninety years already but that is relatively young in terms of the musical instrument invention timeline (for reference, both the guitar … Continue reading Dorit Chrysler & Her Theremins Take Over at Reece School

Susie IRL Exhibition @HERE: In Conversation with Susie Mag Founder Olivia Huffman

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

Triumphant LiC-A Artists Exhibition Opens at Atlantic Gallery Feb 1st

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

-1 Below: A Look at Culture in the Outer Boros & NY Metro Area, Jan 29 to Feb 2, 2018

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

In Time/Out of Place a Transcendent Exhibition for Asian Society of Arts

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

Shockwaves: SVA Summit Considers Combatting Nationalism in Contemporary Curating

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

A Blade of Grass Celebrates Making Magic for their Night of Alchemy

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