Posts in Paintings
A Case for Art’s Sake: The Value of Hanging Art in Any Space

For those who are tasked with decorating a home or office, especially for those who have dipped but a toe into the art market, the prospect of starting an art collection can be quite daunting. Here are the four reasons why you should think, and think carefully, about prioritising artwork in any interior design project.

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Joe Reihsen's 'Structural Color' @The Hole

Contemporary art gallery in the Lower East Side, The Hole saw its second solo exhibit with Joe Reihsen open on March 8. Titled Structural Color, Reihsen is known for pioneering a new way of painting in the abstract.

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Kim Dorland's 'Same Old Future' @Arsenal Contemporary

Kim Dorland’s Same Old Future, currently showing at Arsenal Contemporary, comments on the strange relationship between humans and nature, and how interactions between the two show how disconnected they have become, while maintaining a reciprocal, if not necessarily constructive, relationship.

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Andrés Mérida Paints Live Alongside Guitarist Daniel Casares in Manhattan  

Flamenco Festival NY 2018: A performance of ‘Picassares’ by Flamenco guitarist Daniel Casares in Manhattan drew on a special collaboration with Spanish contemporary artist Andres Mérida, who joined the band on stage to paint live; merging music, dance and art.

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Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil

In the search for Brazil’s national identity in the post-colonial age, Amaral spear-headed the ‘Anthropophagy’ movement in the 20’s, inspired by the symbolic consumption - or artistic ‘cannibalism’ of outside influences to create something distinctly Brazilian. "Inventing Modern Art in Brazil" is the largest retrospective of her work in the US to date, through June 3rd.

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Judy Chicago’s ‘PowerPlay: A Prediction' at Salon 94

The current exhibition at Salon 94 in the Lower East Side of works by celebrated feminist artist, Judy Chicago, is a prime example of this very inherent value of art. Emerging out of the complex climate of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s where the social discourse was significantly preoccupied with gender inequality and racial discrimination, Chicago’s works are as poignant today as they were then. 

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Mystic Geometry: Mapping the Human Experience Through Art and Spirituality

Contemporary artist, Katerina Lanfranco boldly provides a platform for this discussion with Mystic Geometry, a collection of paintings, sculptures, and recreated ritual paraphernalia currently on show at Nancy Hoffman Gallery.

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Four Painters Giving the Art World a Fresh Coat 

Painters today face the challenge of offering their unique voices by means of a traditional medium. Four artists are invigorating painting with works that utilise tradition toward innovation, pushing audiences into exciting new territory.

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