Posts Tagged ‘New York’

FIRST LOOK | JR’S UNFRAMED “SOUTHSIDE PROJECT” ON ELLIS ISLAND, NYC

September 18, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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New York's Ellis Island opened in 1892 as a federal immigration station and, until it closed in 1954, served as the portal through which millions of newly arrived immigrants passed on their journey to America. It's been estimated that at least 40 percent of all current U.S. citizens can trace at least one of their Read More

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FIRST LOOK | JOSE PARLA “IN MEDIA RES” AT BRYCE WOLKOWITZ, NYC

September 12, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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In Medias Res, (Latin: “in the midst of things”) in narrative technique, the recommended practice of beginning an epic or other fictional form by plunging into a crucial situation that is part of a related chain of events; the situation is an extension of previous events and will be developed in later action. The narrative then goes directly forward, and exposition of Read More

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STREET LIFE | ON THE WALL IN NYC WITH MR ANDRE

September 9, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Supertouch buddy Mr Andre (aka: Andre Saraiva) is back in NYC for some summer fun and so is his signature character, Mr A, who is likewise making his presence felt around downtown in force, even making a guest appearance in a collab with graff legend Cope2. Have a look: Read More

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FIRST LOOK | MICHAEL DOTSON’S “THE FURY OF SUNSETS” AT ZURCHER GALLERY, NYC

September 8, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Last week saw the debut of Brooklyn-based Michael Dotson's inspired new body of work, The Fury of Sunsets, at Zurcher Gallery in NYC. This time around, the 32-year-old painter has focused his superflat Technicolor painting style on the frames of vintage Disney Read More

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OPENINGS | RYAN McGINLEY’S “YEARBOOK” AT TEAM GALLERY, NYC

September 8, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  No Comments

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Last nite (that's right, a Sunday nite opening in NYC), at Team Gallery, celebrated photographer Ryan McGinley opened his sixth solo show, Yearbook, at their SoHo space to an absolutely packed throng of friends and admirers. The show is a single artwork that consists of over five hundred Read More

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STREET LIFE | SIMPSONS SUMMER FUN IN NYC

September 3, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Straight-up summer Simpsons fun in the streets of NYC at 231 Eldridge St, LES, by Jerkface & the accompanying fine art piece to match... Read More

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LAST LOOK | NANCY RUBINS’ “OUR FRIEND FLUID METAL” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

September 2, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Wrapping up on September 13 at Gagosian's W 21st St NYC gallery is the awe-inspiring show of new "junk" sculptures by LA-based (but Texas born) artist Nancy Rubins, Our Friend Fluid Metal. The title of the exhibition and its sculptures invokes the Read More

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STREET LIFE | ENDLESS SUMMER WITH KENNY SCHARF AT THE PLAYLAND MOTEL, ROCKAWAY BEACH

August 28, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Living Pop Art legend and all-around eternal sun god, Kenny Scharf has returned to his street art roots with a vengeance in recent years, firmly reasserting his rightful place at the top of the pantheon of the pioneers of NYC aerosol art. He's been on a tear with the Montana cans this summer, and perhaps no project was more immediately gratifying than his new mural for freewheeling hipster beach retreat, the Playland Motel in Read More

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LAST LOOK | SKARSTEDT GALLERY’S MIGHTY “SUMMER EXHIBITION,” NYC

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Wrapping up imminently is Skarstedt Gallery's stunning eponymous Summer Exhibition, a group show at their Chelsea gallery featuring five iconic paintings by George Condo, Martin Kippenberger, Richard Prince, David Salle, and Albert Oehlen, representing each artist’s unique relationship with narrative and figurative painting ranging from 1985 through 2011. Though revealing vastly different messages and Read More

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MUST SEE SHOW | “VARIATIONS IN ABSTRACTION” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, NYC

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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While Summer in NYC is a decidedly chill affair to say the least, the esteemed Skarstedt Gallery has been presenting incredibly strong shows for the few New Yorkers left in the city, including the current tour de force group show, Variations in Abstraction. Featuring works by Andy WarholGeorge Condo, Read More

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