If you’re into visual arts, then this week’s art fairs are like a second Christmas. Free Williamsburg will have a full roundup next week. But, if you need a guide, I recommend checking out arguably one of the best New York art blogs/publications Art Fag City for recommendations. Panel discussions can be found here and […]
Japanese experimental musician OORUTAICHI is in town this week. He’s playing some of NYC’s better venues Cake Shop, Glasslands, Zebulon and rounding things off at Issue Project Room. Tonight is a great line up with Lights (Andy MacLeod project) and Drawlings (Paw Tracks) at the Cake Shop.
Artist Statement is a new series where we feature the work of up-and-coming artists accompanied by their artist statement. We hope to have one person a week for you to check out. First up, we have the photography work of Gregg Evans. A Brooklynite for several years, Evans work spans multiple mediums: photo, performance and […]
Ezra Pound once referred to the artist as the ‚”antennae of the race.” He insinuated that the artist was able to sense a cultural zeitgeist, critique and present it to an audience prior to it becoming ubiquitous. More importantly, their ability to expose these cultural happenings is an integral contribution to keeping society in check. […]
C/O Dan Gould My initial reaction to the MoMA installation at Atlantic Ave. was mixed. I concede that people are inundated with advertising, and this was an opportunity to offer people something more cultured. Still, the motivation seemed a little suspect. Seeing Poster Boy and Aakash Nihalani, however, remix the works made me very excited […]
Record Tables at Eye and Ear If you look at the life cycle of any ‘scene’–Hippies in San Francisco, Krautrock in Cologne, Punk in D.C.–their rise is always met with a climax. In the aftermath they usually remain vital. The media just chooses to turn their heads to something ‘newer’–to another corner of the country […]
Takeshi Murata has been heralded as a video innovator by allowing for errors and glitches to transform the aesthetics of his work. Tonight, Murata will be speaking and screening his new work at EAI, another innovative art and technology organization dedicated to the preservation of media arts. Hit up Facebook for more details.
If you’ve ever been gallery hopping around Brooklyn, I’m sure you found that WAGMAG was your easy handy guide. To ensure this Williamsburg staple continues to provide you the most up-to-date information and reviews of the Brooklyn art scene, Front Room Gallery will be hosting a benefit on Saturday. While the event is free, tickets […]
Last night a great bill played Market Hotel. You’re in luck because almost the exact same lineup will be playing tonight at Less Artists More Condos and Sunday with Barnard’s WBAR. My personal faves Woods are worth the trek to any of these shows. But if you care about the hype factor, word on the […]
Image C/O Marfaring.com Rhizome is perhaps my favorite art and technology organization. Right now, it’s affiliated with the New Museum. It’s call for 2010 Commisions are out now. See below for details: Founded in 2001, the Rhizome Commissions Program is designed to support emerging artists with financial and institutional resources. In the seventh year of […]