• The Allen Ruppersberg Sourcebook from ICI

      Tuesday, 8 July 2014 09:00

      We point kaleidoscopes at the light to examine the creation of forms. The Allen Ruppersberg Sourcebook: Reanimating the 20th century, is a similar contrivance. It’s the second sourcebook in a series by Independent Curators International (ICI). The sourcebook is made up of archival materials, which were influential to Allen Ruppersberg’s art, specifically over nine projects (1978-2012). […]

    • One Burning Question with Rachel Rossin

      Friday, 4 July 2014 09:00

      Rachel Rossin is a truly versatile artist who moves easily between energetic paintings to immersive, otherworldly installations. No medium is out of bounds as she works with everything from airport runway paint, to birthday candles, and even chicken eggs. In this week’s One Burning Question, we ask Rachel who she wants to start an art […]

    • Escape to Art Hamptons Art Fair

      Thursday, 3 July 2014 09:00

      From Cuba to Korea and Switzerland to Spain, this year’s seventh annual ArtHamptons fair—aptly titled “Escape”—will take art collectors and enthusiasts on a tour of established visual and performance artists hailing from around the globe. Among the featured artists is La Roc, one of the world’s first street artists who collaborated with Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, […]

    • Solidified Dynamics: New Animals with Hadrien David

      Wednesday, 2 July 2014 09:00

      Hadrien David is a philosopher by education. Therefore, for him, an animal form is just a pretext for a movement belied by the form. Sometimes his exploration gets through to us as an animal, and on other occasions it manifests itself as some other form of life. His concept of nature is lively and dynamic. […]

    • Talking Mythology, Race, and Class with Michele Basora

      Tuesday, 1 July 2014 20:58

      Leah Oates: How did you become an artist and did you know early on that you would be in the arts, or did you begin as something else? Where there other artists in your family? Michele Basora: Yes, I knew I was an artist at a very young age. My uncle was a visionary artist […]

    • Everything Has a Dick: The Work of Tatiana Berg

      Monday, 30 June 2014 09:00

      Matthew Hassell: Surely you haven’t always painted quite the same way you do now. Could you tell me a little about where your work comes from and some of the experience that led you to make the work you are currently involved with creating? Tatiana Berg: I haven’t been painting for that long, relatively, but […]

    • The Religious Art of Mummification

      Monday, 30 June 2014 09:00

      Mick Rampartha is an oddball experimental American poet. Most of his work is in haiku form and plays with the most banal and primitive attributes of life. A few weeks before he brought me to the Mother Cabrini Shrine and the Cloisters, Mick had his prostate removed. I was the first person to visit him […]

    • One Burning Question with Vince Contarino

      Friday, 27 June 2014 15:05

      Vince Contarino’s vivid abstractions make harmonious compositions out of seemingly disparate forms. Smoky swaths of brushwork melt in and out between elements of rigidly concise geometrical arrangements. Hear him tell NY Arts about one of his pivotal influences in this week’s release of our One Burning Question.

    • Art That’s Big Because it Needs To be Big

      Thursday, 26 June 2014 09:00

      Carsten Nicolai’s installation Unidsiplay presents the possibility of an infinite screen. Moving dynamically in an engulfing array of abstract shapes, the viewer is welcome to lose oneself within the screen. Sound familiar? Richard Serra’s more recent corten steel works are designed to solicit a visceral reaction. Their sheer size and imagined weight serving to emotionally flatten […]

    • Art Day Trips: Escapes from the Concrete Jungle

      Tuesday, 24 June 2014 19:12

      “Sights for When the Sun Arrives” at the Pentimenti Gallery in Philadelphia is a group exhibition showcasing works by seven different artists in a variety of mediums, including graphite, acrylic, oil, gouache, and chromogenic print. As the title of the exhibition suggests, the works allude to what is not tangible: sensations of the ephemeral and […]