• Obvious Child at Rooftop Films

      Wednesday, 4 June 2014 09:00

      There was no place better than Industry City for a screening of a film so central to Brooklyn. Set up in between looming warehouses, the atmosphere of the opening night for Rooftop Films’ 2014 Summer Series was relaxed as people mingled and found seats. Indie and Brooklyn-based band Rumors performed a long thirty-minute set preceding the […]

    • Flesh Collage: The Work of Chambliss Giobbi

      Monday, 2 June 2014 09:00

      Our times are the times of materialistic values, of greed, of self-indulgence. Herod is dancing in Chambliss Giobbi’s Tanz für mich, Salome!, inspired by Richard Strauss’ very modern opera based on the Oscar Wilde play Salome. Giobbi loved the music but has turned the story around and made Herod the one dancing. This collage is […]

    • Leah Oates Talks Process with Elana Katz

      Sunday, 1 June 2014 09:00

      Leah Oates: How did you become an artist and what is your family background? Elana Katz: I come from a family involved in the arts, both of my parents are classical musicians, my grandmother was a painter, my aunt is a poet, and I myself was trained as a classical ballerina as a child, very […]

    • One Burning Question With Damon Zucconi

      Friday, 30 May 2014 09:00

      NY Arts Magazine: Please tell us something about your work that often gets overlooked by the unfamiliar or untrained eye. Damon Zucconi: It’s hard to answer this because I feel like, by definition, I shouldn’t know the answer. But something that’s become apparent, only recently to me, as I live with the things I make, […]

    • Anna Marie Shogren and Karen Sherman on Performance

      Wednesday, 28 May 2014 12:20

      Tomorrow through the 31st, The Chocolate Factory Theater in Long Island City will present Karen Sherman’s One with Others. This work is an evening-length trio that questions how things can fit or hold together and the constructions necessary in being one’s real self. The work premiered in 2013 at DC’s Dance Place and features striking achievement from artists […]

    • Bushwick Open Studios: Set to Rock Again

      Wednesday, 28 May 2014 09:00

      Ah Bushwick! The hip, self-sufficient subculture of art at the outskirts of Brooklyn is teeming with energy, ready to explode at the end of the week with the 8th iteration of Bushwick Open Studios. Continuing with it’s upward trend, the experience is set to be a fitting celebration of Brooklyn art culture. This year marks […]

    • One Burning Question With Sayre Gomez

      Friday, 23 May 2014 09:00

      NY Arts Magazine: If you had the opportunity to start a playful Biggie/Tupac style art world beef, who would you choose to go after and why? Sayre Gomez: Neïl Beloufa—I hate that fucking French piece of garbage.

    • Judy Chicago: Early Work at the Brooklyn Museum

      Thursday, 22 May 2014 09:00

      Recently I had the pleasure of seeing “Chicago in L.A.: Judy Chicago’s Early Work, 1964-74,” at the Brooklyn Museum. Chicago, who is arguably one of the most influential feminist artists of this time, gained international notoriety for her installation The Dinner Party, which is permanently housed at the Brooklyn Museum. The pairing of these early […]

    • Leah Oates Talks Psychology, Solitude with Kristine Marx

      Wednesday, 21 May 2014 09:00

      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? Were there other artists in your family? Kristine Marx: My earliest memories are of painting and drawing, so I always made art. My parents were very encouraging. […]

    • Phil Elverum is a Name You Should Know

      Tuesday, 20 May 2014 09:00

      Living in New York, you may not know the name Phil Elverum but there is a good chance you have heard music he has collaborated on, and for that matter, laid eyes on his art. He wouldn’t want us saying this, but he is kind of a big deal. Working as one of the pivotal […]