BLACK Fills A Warehouse With Art and Music

On Saturday, April 8, an immense warehouse in Sunset Park will vibrate with music and light, an immense interdisciplinary endeavor combining performance and art installations. The event is to be named BLACK. According to their website, “BLACK is an environment, both experiential and digital, where collaborations can come to life and be explored by enthusiasts […]

Fearless Girl Takes On Wall Street’s Famous Charging Bull

The famous Charging Bull of Wall Street was installed on December 15, 1989, as an act of guerrilla art, entirely without city approval or funding. Artist Di Modica and the Bedi-Makky Art Foundry of Brooklyn put together well over a quarter of a million dollars to cast the hollow sculpture from 7,100 pounds of bronze […]

NYC’s International Human Rights Art Festival Makes a Timely Appearance

With tensions in politics and in the streets high in a way they haven’t been since the Civil Rights era, New York City’s first International Human Rights Art Festival is coming exactly when it’s needed. Curated by producer Tom Block, the event will take place over three days and showcase more than 150 artists at […]

Cuba Won’t Loan Art to Bronx Museum After All

The “Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje” American/Cuban art exhibit at the Bronx Museum of the Arts will go on, but not quite as planned. In 2015, the Bronx Museum lent more than 80 pieces from its permanent collection to the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, Cuba. The loan, which included original photographs by Andy Warhol […]

Hoodies Fashion a Future for Homeless Youth

According to statistics from the Coalition for the Homeless, more than 23,000 homeless youth sleep in shelters in New York City each night. That number makes up more than a third of the city’s total homeless population. Hoodies for the Homeless was begun in 2015 to help bring awareness about homeless youth to the general […]

Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art

Everyone loves a story about hidden codes and secret symbols. They’re part of the enduring mainstream appeal of groups like the Freemasons and the Odd Fellows, two fraternities with habits of cloaking their intellectual property and activities in complicated imagery and ritual. Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art is an exhibition at […]

Maria Abramovic, The Artist is Present, a live performance at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

It Gets Meta: Performance Artist Slams Performance Artist With A Performance

Most people who decide the art world is too pretentious and ego-ridden make a blog post about it and go on with their day. A writer might scrawl an angry poem or post a cutting illustration as commentary. Or you could do as Lisa Levy, artist, comedian, and psychotherapist, is doing and go all the […]