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 […]

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 […]

De Young Museum Holds Oscar de la Renta Retrospective

San Francisco’s de Young Museum will hold a retrospective featuring the works of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose iconic looks dominated the industry for so many decades. The exhibit will provide insights into de la Renta’s beginning in the fashion industry and his lasting influence on it. The tribute will include an exhibit […]

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 […]

Thousands of wire coat hangers converge into an art installation and destination for performance on Governor’s Island.

Hanger Barn: Recycled Art Encourages Hanging Out

An installation featuring 21,456 wire coat hangers sounds like a set up for a joke about dry cleaners or car theft. But, pending official approval and funding, instead, it will be a sculpture on Governor’s Island, going up this summer. Judges from the volunteer art coalition FIGMENT NYC chose the installation, called Hanger Barn. The […]