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

The Other Art Fair LA: Five Standouts at the Fair Oct 26-28

Ah, the Art Fair: subject of intense scrutiny, disdain and even obsession in recent memory, art fairs have reached Olympian status as the enduring sign of success for participating galleries and art advisors. Exhibitors at the top fairs proudly display this status, shelling out thousands upon thousands to do so. Saatchi Art‘s The Other Art Fair (TOAF), however, is in a league all its own. … Continue reading The Other Art Fair LA: Five Standouts at the Fair Oct 26-28

Ethereal Beauty in Carly Silverman’s “Static Motion” at Bee in the Lion

A woman’s side profile emerges before a hazy, urbane background. A striking, svelte figure against a faded, neutral-toned backdrop, the eye follows the figure’s movement and questions ensue. Carly Silverman constructs mysterious narratives with cinematic glances toward her female figures. Silverman’s quixotic figures, shrouded in pastel tones, indicate how the artist reclaims the gaze and presents feminine beauty from a woman’s perspective. We chatted with … Continue reading Ethereal Beauty in Carly Silverman’s “Static Motion” at Bee in the Lion

Art in Odd Places 2018: BODY, Towards Renewed Public Autonomy

(feature image photo by Meg Stein) For 14 years, odd happenings have stretched out across the 14th street corridor in Manhattan, NY. Artists, designers, dancers, performers and creators have created ephemeral experiences to engage passersby for Art in Odd Places since 2005, when Founder/Artist Ed Woodham envisioned the festival as a means to reclaim public space by the same creative set continually forced out of … Continue reading Art in Odd Places 2018: BODY, Towards Renewed Public Autonomy

Global Gateways: In Conversation with Contemporary Nigerian Artist Adetomiwa A. Gbadebo

Globetrotting, international philatropist, collector and artist Òmó Oba (HRH) Adetomiwa A. Gbadebo has demonstrated through his dedicated, multi-faceted career that he is one innovative artist. Unafraid to experiment with colors, textures and mediums while firmly rooted in a devoted spiritual core, Òmó Oba (HRH) Adetomiwa A. Gbadebo considers his artistic practice as a part of his wider mission to elevate African artists on the world … Continue reading Global Gateways: In Conversation with Contemporary Nigerian Artist Adetomiwa A. Gbadebo

Final Weekend at Theater of the Mundane: Solo Show by Katya Grokhovsky

The weekend of September 29-30 marks the final days of Theater of the Mundane : a site-specific multi-media installation by Katya Grokhovsky presented at chashama space to present, 273 Bleecker Street in Manhattan. Known for her evocative installation, performance and video works, Grokhovsky collapses her kaleidoscopic practice into this survey of her work, exploring the absurdity of the human condition through sculpture, assemblage, collage, video and performance. Examining … Continue reading Final Weekend at Theater of the Mundane: Solo Show by Katya Grokhovsky

Groundbreaking Performances Mark THE EAR’s Anniversary on Sept 30

Sunday, September 30th marks a one year celebration of groundbreaking performance art at The Ear (255 Boerum Street #1, Brooklyn.) A yEAR at the EAR features performances by artists Raki Malhotra, Thea Little, Polina Riabova and Esther Neff alongside installation, art and videos by Mariya Dimov, Sandra Kelly, Jazz Coker, Diane Dwyer and Jenna Kline. Doors open at 5 pm, with performances from 6:30-8:30 and a … Continue reading Groundbreaking Performances Mark THE EAR’s Anniversary on Sept 30

Celebrate One Year of re:nü jübilæum 9/28!

In a special first anniversary, two-part event, Jeffrey Thomas & Jordan Sinclair’s re:nü jübilæum presents a meticulously curated set of live music, art, fashion and DJs. Featured by world-renowned artists Julia Sinelnikova, Julio Cesar Williams, and Nikki Shapiro along with a live sound installation by GIA b2b VVEISS and fashion by ËNKÖGNÏT, re:nü jübilæum vol. 1 takes place from 6-10 pm at Refuge Arts, 80 Vernon Ave. Sinelnikova, a renowned … Continue reading Celebrate One Year of re:nü jübilæum 9/28!