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Worth a Second Look: A.I.R’s 11th Biennial Exhibit Opens Tonight

A.I.R. gallery, a formative nonprofit space featuring women artists, is hosting its 11th annual biennial exhibit titled “Making and Taking: Pictures Reconsidered”. Stemming from an open call of its thousands […]

The Secret Garden (Party): Japan Society x Midnight in the Garden of Unearthly Delights

This Wednesday, spend your evening with me wading through an installation of ethereal flowers, examining eerily modified Zen rock gardens and revamped Buddhist paintings all while sipping on signature saké cocktails and […]

History, Miscontrued: The Unmaking of Art opening at e-flux tonight

A conceptual approach to a lecture by Walter Benjamin, the renowned art theorist and critic, has spawned an exhibition opening tonight at e-flux on the Lower East Side. Taking the […]

Six Must-See Works at the American Art Fair

This past weekend a stop by the American Art Fair (AAF), currently open on the Upper East Side at the Czech Center (6 train to 77th Street: through Nov 19), […]

Pondering a Wicked Problem at EFA Project Space

What happens when an art exhibit falls apart? Can a new and better concept rise from the ashes?   This is one of several conundrums raised by A Wicked Problem,  […]

My People: Hi-ARTS’ Carlos Mare Curates the People’s Art Project at PS109

Art and community= a theme courting overexposure. Lately so many organizations hold exhibits using community outreach as a blanket term for programming that purports to express messages of empathy, empowerment and […]

Exotic Matter: Nick Thomm’s show Tropic Glows at Castle Fitzjohns

Some immediate impressions are conjured during a walk through Nick Thomm’s Tropic Glow: neon lights and bold patterns reference the early 90s current resurgence in popular culture, a Georgia O’Keefe motif […]

ExchangeWorks and Art+Public a Treat for Artists and Audience

When I first came across the ExchangeWorks website, it was like running into a hydra in real life (albeit a friendly hydra!) Approaching from all sides are a variety of services, […]

Toynbee Tiles + House of Hades: Words on the Streets

Running into art on the streets is anything but rare these days. Looking down at an intersection in Manhattan and seeing an enigmatic message waiting for you, though, is another […]

Gone West: The Journey to Jersey City for the 2014 Art & Studio Tour

An entire weekend was not enough time to visit all the art worth seeing at this year’s Jersey City Art & Studio Tour (JCAST). After years of steady recognition for the […]

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