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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...
Banksy arrested

Banksy’s arrest was just a hoax. Life imitating art.

The new oxymoron of street art: Vans ads or vandalism? E-Bay shuts down auction for Banksy’s Identity. The false arrest that even Banksy could be proud...

BridgeHampton shines light on Art.

Arthamptons was the premier destination this past weekend. Priceless Modern & Contemporary Art worth $200 million dollars was seamlessly displayed in infinite rows...

The Unveiling of Michelangelo’s “The Young Archer” at the Met— Oh the Pizzaz!

Photography by James Palmar. Daphne Guiness. Was the sculptural unveiling of ‘The young archer,’ a work purported to be that of Michelangelo’s...

Affordable Art that’s crazy, if only we could afford that too.

There is no universally acceptable definition of "affordable," and thus I'm fine with the Affordable Art Fair's self-description as such; Manhattan being what it...

Artists 4 Israel. You make up your own mind…

One of the most scandalous articles published on this site concerned (S)kin, a monthly, meaningful life drawing class hosted by Artists 4 Israel. The...
10 most famous artists reflected

The 10 most famous artists. From Leonardo da Vinci to Salvador Dali

The 10 most famous artists reflected: From time to time, true geniuses were born among mere mortals to bring beauty and awe to ordinary...

Capturing Moments, Influencing Pop Culture & Having a Good Time: ‘American Boarders.”

I’m at the Stellan Holm Gallery on the Upper East Side waiting for my chance to speak with the man of the hour, Los...

Jose Parla: Walls, Diaries and Paintings

Brooklyn based Cuban-born artist, Jose Parla exhibited fifteen new paintings, this past Thursday at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. Entitled “Walls, Diaries and Paintings,” I hadn’t seen such a...

Rox Gallery stuns with #PPP: None of us is greater than all of us.

The City Firm & ROX Gallery present: #PPP None of us is greater than all of us! In the environment Mint&Serf created at Rox Gallery...

Hermaphrodite 2010.

In their exhibit/performance art colloboration, Aphrodite Désirée Navab and Chervine, Iranian artists based in New York City, explore the gender stereotypes...

Say ‘Cheese’- Glitterati Pop-up Shop Explores Our Identities. 

  Tuesday night, artists, musicians, supporters, and friends gathered at Rush Arts Gallery on West 26th to take part in Glitterati Magazine Nicholas Fahey’s “Your...

The Steven Kasher gallery presents ‘Inspired.’

This past Wednesday the Steven Kasher gallery opened with a tantalizing new show called simply "Inspired," featuring photography centered around the theme...

Artists 4 Israel’s (S)kin Life Drawing Workshop: Chaos and Glory or “Is bigger better?”

Artists 4 Israel’s 5th (S)kin Life Drawing workshop was a massive display of rock and roll style perfected imperfections, advocacy and chaotic, glorious, achievement....

Will Everything Be Taken Away? UN-SCR-1325 opens at the Chelsea Art Museum. 

In the midst of Armory Week’s champagne cocktails and pretentious (albeit enthralling) parties, it was refreshing to attend a powerful opening where the focus...