Excitement Mounts for Pelham Art Center’s Studio Café on November 16, 2019

Saturday, November 16 marks an exciting day for guests to Pelham Art Center: the center’s annual Fall fundraiser, Studio Café, offers a smorgasbord of wonderful activities for attendees. From 7 pm on, Pelham Art Center (155 Fifth Ave, Pelham, NY) will play host to delightful artists, musicians, local food + drink treats and even the launch of new exhibit: “Collectibles”, featuring works priced to sell … Continue reading Excitement Mounts for Pelham Art Center’s Studio Café on November 16, 2019

Word Up! A Standout Moment for Text-Based Art at C24 Gallery

In an era rampant with political protest and the multitudinous voices of social media, Word Up!- co-curated by Sharon Louden at C24 Gallery, knows what’s up. Word Up! marks an exhibition that takes risks and is rewarded with a keen grasp of contemporary self-expression. Considering a contemporary art scene saturated more than ever with sociopolitical viewpoints, the time is more than ripe for this exquisite-and timely-exhibition. … Continue reading Word Up! A Standout Moment for Text-Based Art at C24 Gallery

Illuminating the “Unseen”: Collar Works in Troy, NY Elevates Contemporary Artists

Artworks on view in the deceptively subtle exhibition “Unseen” bring that which is frequently overlooked directly into the public eye. In a world in which most of what directs our behavior goes unnoticed, “Unseen” marks the clever, perceptive type of exhibit that we crave to focus our attention on. Curated by the MFA Boston’s Akili Tommasino for Collar Works, artists on view include Carris Adams, … Continue reading Illuminating the “Unseen”: Collar Works in Troy, NY Elevates Contemporary Artists

Avant-Kitchen: Art for a New Dinner Party in the Spaghetti-O Incident

Produced by The Hive, an interdisciplinary art community based in Brooklyn, NY, “The Spaghetti-O Incident” dissects cultural references from Guns n’Roses to Martha Rosler in an examination of gendered expectations and hetero-normativity. Curated by Yasmeen Abdallah, Kathie Halfin and Ameta Wegryzn, the exhibit – occurring at 1218 Prospect Ave in Oct 2019 – features a range of interdisciplinary artists including Julia Blume, Victoria Calabro, Kat … Continue reading Avant-Kitchen: Art for a New Dinner Party in the Spaghetti-O Incident

Artist Y.R. Egon Translates Longing Into Paintings

Y. R. Egon (Ruchira Amare) cuts a stylish, erudite figure. Based in Brooklyn, NY, the artist arrived on the New York scene from her native Mumbai with an artistic and creative practice balancing influences from Europe and her native India. Her creative leanings are underpinned by a formidable education background in Engineering and Fashion Design. Learning under established Mumbai-based artists while concurrently pursuing a degree … Continue reading Artist Y.R. Egon Translates Longing Into Paintings

Performance is Alive x ANTE. Performance Picks at Satellite Art Show NYC Oct 3-6 2019

October 3-6 marks the inaugural edition of Satellite Art Show in Brooklyn, and along with that comes the most significant collection of live & recorded performance art ever presented by Performance is Alive. ANTE. Mag is proud to serve as Media Sponsor for this groundbreaking performance art presentation by Performance is Alive – a survey of the most exciting emerging and mid-career performance/new media artists … Continue reading Performance is Alive x ANTE. Performance Picks at Satellite Art Show NYC Oct 3-6 2019

America’s Diverse Social Tapestry Shines with “IN/FLUX” on view at Pelham Art Center

by Elizabeth Barenis   On view at Pelham Art Center through November 2nd, “IN/FLUX” – co-curated by PAC Director Charlotte Mouquin and Gallery Advisory Board Member Victoria Rolett – features works by compelling contemporary artists wielding their perspectives on immigration as expressed through various mediums. Ranging from photography to painting, installation art to collage, artists on view don’t shy away from aspects of immigration – … Continue reading America’s Diverse Social Tapestry Shines with “IN/FLUX” on view at Pelham Art Center

Jay Milder’s “Unblotting the Rainbow” Hosts Official Opening Sept 27

Friday, September 27th marks the grand opening celebration of painter Jay Milder’s formidable “Unblotting the Rainbow”, curated by Adam Zucker and on view at the Provincetown Art Association & Museum through Nov 10, 2019. “Animistic Ark” (2015) Jay Milder   “Unblotting the Rainbow” marks a pivotal moment in Milder’s career: the painter, already a household name in Brazil, has an upcoming solo exhibition at the … Continue reading Jay Milder’s “Unblotting the Rainbow” Hosts Official Opening Sept 27

Joan Walton’s Transcendent Works Shine in “Montauk Love Song”

On view through October 12, 2019, “Montauk Love Song” captures, in loving detail, artist Joan Walton’s time spent soaking in the enduring remote seascape of Montauk. An artist who works with clay, Walton evokes the outlines of Montauk: the curling corners of seashells, sea glass and sea-tumbled stones inform the artist’s approach in “Montauk Love Song.” Ceramic works and photographs form a multi-dimensional encounter with Long … Continue reading Joan Walton’s Transcendent Works Shine in “Montauk Love Song”

There is No Room for Colonizer, White Savior Mentality in Art Criticism – or Anywhere

This opinion piece represents the views of the Editors at ANTE. Mag. It was written as a direct response to the Whitehot Mag article, “Kill Your Darlings: The End of the White Male Ally” which in turn was a response to the NY Times’ “The Dominance of the White Male Critic” -Ed.s, ANTE. Mag   There is nowhere to begin this article. There is nowhere … Continue reading There is No Room for Colonizer, White Savior Mentality in Art Criticism – or Anywhere