Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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2 feet 12 inches at White Box Gallery; ‘Outlaw.’

Nestled in the heart of Chinatown, White Box Gallery  is a true rare find. Retro, wild, carefree and cool, White Box stands alone, off the...

Shock artist Killian Skarr to be crucified and shocked

I arrived for my second formal interview with the enigmatic artist Killian Skarr a little earlier than we had agreed upon. While parking at...

OCCUPY THE ATM! AT MICHAEL MUT GALLERY

At the Michael Mut gallery on Ave C and 7th, the opening for the "Love Yourself" exhibition is a crowded gathering of artists and...

China by Night. A photo essay.

Piqued by the rampant transformation of China from a once homogenuous nation to a polarized nation of rising wealth and vast poverty, urban decay...

It’s now time to meet Bansky’s impersonator- Hanksy: ‘Catch me if you can.’

Over the past few months NYC has been graced with one of the best street artist spoofs ever conceived.  Calling himself Hanksy the artist has...

Synapse, by Yasuto Sasada. Eye-catching and whimsical.

Yasuto Sasada premiered his first American gallery at CATM Chelsea one recent Friday ago. Combining traditional Japanese cultural tropes with a sci-fi sensibility, he...

The Art of Occupy Wall Street

This time Occupy Wall Street hit the jackpot. Right in the face of the stock exchange, at the corner of Wall St. and Broad...

Inside the tortured mind of torture-device artist Killian Skarr

From the street it looks like any other rundown home in any other industrial town in the Midwest rust-belt. It isn’t really until you...

With Vampires and A Wedding, Michael Alan’s Living Installation Proves Its the Next New...

On one recent Friday night, Michael Alan’s Living Installation did the unthinkable—performed two completely different shows with different music on each side of ABC...

The Prettiest Girl in the Room: Frank Benson’s Human Statue (Jessie) at Taxer &...

With Fashion Week, Fashion’s Night Out and the first openings of the September Chelsea gallery shows, it seemed near impossible that an exhibition of...

After Hours at Krause gallery.

A large crowd of beautiful beatniks spilled out of Krause Gallery and into Orchard street Friday night as the After Hours event saw it's...

Lucien Freud gone. What will we do without him now?

For all intensive purposes Lucien Freud was the rake of the art world. The dandy that didn't care what you thought of him, just...

Femme Fatale: Reka Nyari, master of the female erotic form.

Last night I was exposed to a fabulous crowd, amazing music, and titillating photography. What was the occasion you may ask? Reka Nyari celebrated the...

Morrison Hotel Gallery Presents a Bob Dylan Photo Experience

Bob Dylan’s music career is the stuff of legend. This is not news. What is newsworthy is the limited release publication of Ken Regan’s photographs...

The new oxymoron of street art: Vans ads or vandalism?

You’ve seen them everywhere around the city, those bigger-than-life murals touting various brands of alcohol, fashion, video games, movies, and art exhibits. The company...