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  • What Is An Artist Statement? Do I REALLY need an Artist Statement?

    Artist Statement

    Everyone hates them, but what exactly is an artist statement? Do I REALLY need one?

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  • So, what’s your plan?

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    Most artists don’t have a plan. I don’t have a plan. I have ideas. I have so many ideas that I wear my sunglasses in the train to protect myself from being too inspired. When I walk to work, I avoid looking up because I might suffer from what I call trigger overload. I usually […]

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  • Flour by Eva Depoorter

    Flour II

    A chunk of pink meat exits her delicate pout. She presses it against the oven door and licks it hard. Like the lumps of butter she stirs, her scorn for people melts away- Flour blankets her body. She contemplates the gaunt silhouette staring back at her- Black drips of grease on a white canvas. Red […]

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  • A Young Artist Seduced by Attention

    A Young Artist Seduced by Attention

    via Hyperallergic.com by Edie Everette

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  • Alex Grey Summer Solstice 2014

    Alex Grey Summer Solstice 2014

    I started a bucket list for everything I want to do while in New York, and Alex Grey’s Summer Solstice 2014 at COSM is now a check. It was our friend Lauren’s big 30th and the perfect excuse to escape into the woods to celebrate her and the first day of summer. Alex Grey Summer […]

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  • Are New York Women More Confident?

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    “I’ve been around New York women my entire life, and even though they always have something to say about their appearance, they are the most self-assured people I’ve ever met. They are more highly aware than other women and girls anywhere else.” Elizabeth Scholnick is an emerging, multi-media artist born and raised in New York […]

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  • We All Know About Artist, Right?

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    We all know about artists, right? They’re always poor, smokers, live in Paris or New York, they all wear berets and are just waiting for their work to be discovered. This is the image conjured up when people think of modern day artists. But is it a fair or accurate representation? First off, lets touch […]

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  • Fabulous Furniture or Fabulous Art

    Leaving the city was nice. We like to escape the metropolis every once-in-a-while. This time around we travelled two-and-a-half hours from our Brooklyn home. There was barely any traffic and the sun was out. With little to think about on this beautiful day, Ariel and I made our way to Woodstock, NY. Home of peace, […]

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  • Finding Your Niche in The Arts: Interview with Alex & Lorelei Gruss of Lex56, Brooklyn

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    What is now Lex56 used to be the studio and workshop of Alex Gruss and his wife, Lorelei. In 2013, they embarked on the idea of inviting other artist in their space as a way to support their community.

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  • Ghanaian Fabric Designing Tradition Goes Contemporary. Literally!

    When it comes to fabrics and dye, you are probably thinking – saw it all. And you may be right.But Ghanaian fabric designer, N’Ketiah Brakohiapa is using cork blocks, creativty and technology to transform Akan,a wax resist-dye. In Ghana, clay and wooden blocks are traditionally used to make designs on plain waxed fabric. N’Ketiah’s interest […]

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  • The Hidden Painting

    Characteristic of his Blue Period (1901-1904), Picasso’s “Woman Ironing” (Figure 1) is a monochromatic portrait of a woman, painted in sorrowful tones of blue, occasionally warmed by shades of grey. Dated 1904, the artwork was given to the Guggenheim Museum in 1978 by the German collector, Justin Thannhauser, and has remained one of the most […]

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