Last week the National YoungArts Foundation took over Manhattan offering approximately 120 aspiring artists (actors, dancers, designers, cinematagraphers, musicians, photographers, singers, visual artists and writers, all ages 15 - 18) the life changing opportunity to participate in more than 50 master classes, as well as studio visits, workshops and tours. Scroll down for photos from throughout the week!
Actress Sienna Miller, who recently closed Roundabout Theatre Company's remounting of CABARET at Studio 54 as the production's final Sally Bowles, is the latest featured artist of The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York Stage. Scroll down for her portraits!
Aria Art Gallery is proud to show in its spaces of Borgo SS Apostoli, a new and exciting solo exhibition of works by the internationally acclaimed hyper realist sculptor American artist Carole A. Feuerman - Shapes of Reality. The show will be open April 30th and run through June 20th. The show is curated by Antonio D'Amico of the renowned Aria Art Gallery, Florence Italy. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Feuerman's work!
From April 28 to September 27, 2015, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today, an exhibition thatconsiders the notable contributions of women to modernism in postwar visual culture. In the 1950s and '60s, an era when painting, sculpture and architecture were dominated by men, women had extensive impact in alternative materials such as textiles, ceramics and metals. Largely unexamined in major art historical surveys, due to either their gender or their choice of materials, these pioneering women achieved success and international recognition, establishing a model of professional identity for future generations. Check out a sample of the artwork, including photographs, sculptures and more, below!
Lynn Mayocole, sculptor and Board President of ATOA and Andy Moerlin, sculptor and half of 'Myth Maker' organized a vibrant panel of working sculptors and arts presenters to discuss how today's art experience is no longer confined to the museum/gallery model. Cities, communities, neighborhoods and private developers have all invited artists into their spaces. These exhibitions include paintings, sculptures, performance art and digital/projection pieces. Scroll down for photos from the panel!
The creative talents of Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) students will be on display at this year's 'Visual Arts Student Exhibition' at The MCCC Gallery from Monday, April 20 through Friday, May 8. The show is free and open to the public. The Gallery is located on the second floor of the college's Communications Building on the West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. An Opening Reception is set for Wednesday, April 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Scroll down for a sneak peek!
BROADWAY LEGACY is a photographic and editorial exhibition that boldly celebrates African American achievement in the Broadway industry. The beautiful showcase of talented black men was directed by one of the same, Broadway actor Christian Dante White. Scroll down for a peek at the exhibition's stunning portraits, featuring Chuck Cooper, Darius de Haas, Charl Brown, Kyle Taylor Parker and more!
Seven artists have created awards for each of the Governor's Arts Awards six categories and the Shelley Award to be presented at the 34th annual event on Tuesday, March 24 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, 340 N. 3rd St. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the works!
(North Adams, MA – CYNTHIA-REEVES opens Uncanny Valley, a show of innovative works on paper and paintings by New England-based artist, Shona Macdonald. Opening with a reception from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28th at 1315 MASS MoCA Way, on the art campus of MASS MoCA, the exhibition runs through March 29th.
Beau Stanton's Polychromasia has arrived! Curated by Art Nerd New York's Lori Zimmer, the exhibition will feature twenty new multiples and two large paintings, inspired by Stanton's interest in Victorian ephemera, ancient narratives and industrial decline. The multiples, a mix of screen printing and hand detailing, have been pulled in varying sizes on wood, echoing the rich wood paneling in the room. His antiquated color palette and penchant for patterns and ornamentation harmonize with the Library's luxe English leather sofas, antique rugs and furniture. Polychromasia will be on display throughout the month of March.
Pioneering humanitarians and tomorrow's global leaders were honored at an elegant reception hosted by The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation in conjunction with Orphans International Worldwide at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations on Thursday February 26, 2015. Scroll down for photos from the event!
On Monday, March 2nd, pop art icon Peter Max showcased a series of 27 portraits of Frank Sinatra throughout his esteemed 50-year career. The exhibition was attended by Nancy Sinatra, and her daughter Amanda Erlinger and kicked-off the yearlong celebrations being held around the world for Frank Sinatra's Centennial. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Tony Award winning playwright Terrence McNally (Love! Valor! Compassion!, Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman) is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York Stage. His photos and questionnaire, published Tuesday, March 3rd, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website. Scroll down for McNally's portraits!
The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA) in Peekskill, New York served up a gorgeous valentine with the launch of a year of exhibitions and education exploring the artistic representation of love beginning with LOVE: The First of the 7 Virtues which appropriately opened on Valentine's Day to an enthusiastic response from the community and the scores of attendees from New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut. And even more appropriately, its antithesis Seven Deadly Sins: Lust will open on April 19, 2015. Developed as an FWMA (Fairfield Westchester Museum Alliance) collaboration, each museum will explore a different sin and, in some instances, its parallel virtue.
Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Fosse) is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York Stage. His questionnaire, published today, February 19th, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website. Scroll down to check out his portraits!
In January Funding Arts Broward members joined three well-known artists for a celebratory New Year's luncheon. In the dramatic exhibition event space at NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, the photographs of three groundbreaking painters, Francis Picabia, Julian Schnabel & J.F. Willumsen, connected in the Museum's latest visual art show Cafe Dolly, silently hosted the room full of FAB! members. Throughout the lunch, a number of speakers highlighted the phenomenal success of a Funding Arts Broward and Knight Foundation three-year partnership -the FAB!/Knight New WorkAwards. Scroll down for photos!
The Marin Show: Art of the Americas, which showcases antique American Indian, Pre-Columbian, Spanish Colonial and Contemporary American Indian Art Show takes place SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21st - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the exhibition!
It was a rainy Wednesday night but the people within J.D. Williams Library seemed oblivious to it in their warm cheer. The long-awaited Mamie and Ellis Nassour Arts & Entertainment Collection exhibit was unveiled with its donor, Ellis Nassour, alum of University of Mississippi 1964. Souvenirs of Nassour's life, accomplishments and past friendships are exhibited for the university students and the world to see: rare movie posters, letters between authors and actors and memorabilia of Ole Miss in bygone days. Scroll down for photos!
Geoffrey Bradfield, Barbara and Donald Tober, Gillian and Sylvester Miniter, Eleanora and Michael Kennedy and Ambassador John Loeb and Sharon Handler Loeb co-hosted a special VIP Preview of acclaimed celebrity and society photographer Annie Watt's Impromptu Portraits at the prestigious Galerie Dumonteil on Park Avenueand 57th Street on Tuesday to benefit the American Heart Association. The incisive images of celebrities, political figures, designers and society's elite filled the walls of the elegant gallery. The images were presented in a variety of sizes and formats, classic 8 x 10, Oversize and snappy Polaroids and many were scooped up by the attendees.
Agent Lori Zimmer is proud to present Destination Unknown, a series of six anodized aluminum subway windows for SCOPE Art Show's Special Projects. Each piece is custom milled and anodized to create a brooding film noir portrait of various subway riders, capturing the isolated feel within a dense metropolis. Located at the back of the Scope art fair. Be sure to grab one of our Metro Card inspired takeaways.
The Helen Venero Artist Lecture Series presented Ryan Trecartin in Miami on November 19 to a packed auditorium at Florida International University's Frost Art Museum, followed by a reception with the artist. Scroll down for photos from the event!
Louis K. Meisel Gallery (141 Prince St.), and Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery (37 W 57th St. #6), are pleased to announce lightpaintings, the New York City solo exhibition debut of artist Stephen Knapp who infuses his works with vibrant colors and creates art that interacts with and is transformed by light. On view and open to the public at Louis K. Meisel Gallery from November 18, 2014 to January 31, 2015, Knapp will display these unique light-based installations where he harnesses white light and directs it through an intricate network of shaped & polished glass to create complex, eye-catching abstractions. Beginning on 12/11, the works will also be on view at Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the art!