VISUAL ARTS NEWS COVERAGE


The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Offers Summer Camp for Adults! The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Offers Summer Camp for Adults!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit is offering "Sip and Sample," a Summer Adult Art Camp held in the evenings. This summer, the camp will run every Wednesday from 7:00pm to 9:30pm beginning on July 12 and concluding on August 16. Each week the campers will sample a different art medium, ... (more...)
Whitney Biennial 2017: Best Performance Artist 'Seb-The Younger' By Barry Kostrinsky Whitney Biennial 2017: Best Performance Artist 'Seb-The Younger' By Barry Kostrinsky
by Barry Kostrinsky - May 24, 2017

There is so much wrong with the Whitney Biennial I hardly know where to start. The every two year show of American artists is anything but that. I asked someone if the last biennial was two or three years ago and they quipped back it is a biennial, it was two years ago. Actually it was three years a... (more...)
Rare and Important Disney Animation Art and Disneyland Treasures Are Going Up For Auction Rare and Important Disney Animation Art and Disneyland Treasures Are Going Up For Auction
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

On June 9th in Los Angeles, Profiles in History will auction off 50 rare Disney theme park cast member attraction costumes. It is the largestcollection to ever be offered at auction. Highlights include, a five piece Haunted Mansion gothic style costume, pictured left, and a four piece, Haunted Mansi... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre to Present MARK RYDEN: THE ART OF WHIPPED CREAM Exhibition American Ballet Theatre to Present MARK RYDEN: THE ART OF WHIPPED CREAM Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

American Ballet Theatre presents Mark Ryden: The Art of Whipped Cream, an exhibition of work by pop-surrealist Mark Ryden, on view in the Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery Met at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 19-July 8, 2017. The exhibition, organized by the Paul Kasmin Gallery, features drawing... (more...)
Art Center Offers Special Promotion with Summer Camp Registration Art Center Offers Special Promotion with Summer Camp Registration
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

For a limited time, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit is offering a savings promotion in conjunction with its popular summer art camp. Now through June 15, parents who sign their child or teen up for a week of camp will receive a $40 gift certificate that can be used for a future Visual... (more...)
Green Patch Community Garden in Mound Hope Wins $20,000 Grant Green Patch Community Garden in Mound Hope Wins $20,000 Grant
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Green Patch on Walton—one  of NYC Parks' GreenThumb community gardens—has been selected as a winner of the national Meet Me at the Park campaign and will receive a $20,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney... (more...)
Sandra Muss Installation Inaugurates the Woods at The Kreeger Museum Sculpture Garden Sandra Muss Installation Inaugurates the Woods at The Kreeger Museum Sculpture Garden
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Portals, a site-specific, permanent installation by artist Sandra Muss will inaugurate the woods portion of the Kreeger Museum Sculpture Garden on May 18, 2017. The Kreeger's expansion of its outdoor exhibition space will afford visitors additional opportunities to experience art in a natural settin... (more...)
Lambda Archives presents Lillian Faderman on Harvey Milk Lambda Archives presents Lillian Faderman on Harvey Milk
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

 Lambda Archives next installment of their Out at the Archives series will feature Lillian Faderman presenting “The Lives and Death of Harvey Milk” on May 23rd. There will be an opportunity for attendees to meet Professor Faderman at a VIP reception beginning at 6:30, prior to the 7:30 presentation ... (more...)
Visual Artist Bernard Hoyes to Exhibit at Museum of African American Art This July Visual Artist Bernard Hoyes to Exhibit at Museum of African American Art This July
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has accomplished yet another career defining feat. The master craftsman was recently commissioned by a private collector to recreate the divinely celebrated winged stallion Pegasus, one of the best-known creatures in Greek mythology.... (more...)
Art Gallery Tours New York Announces Lower East Side Walking Tour Art Gallery Tours New York Announces Lower East Side Walking Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

'Art Gallery Tours New York' announces a Lower East Side art gallery walking tour on Saturday, May 27 at 1:00 PM. Meet at 195 Chrystie St. near Stanton St. The cost of tour is $25.... (more...)
David Yurman Announces Lila Reynolds From Otis College of Art and Design as Winner of Inaugural 2017 Young Artist Prize David Yurman Announces Lila Reynolds From Otis College of Art and Design as Winner of Inaugural 2017 Young Artist Prize
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

David Yurman is pleased to announce that Lila Reynolds from Otis College of Art and Design is the recipient of the David Yurman Young Artist Prize for 2017. Lila Reynolds will receive $20,000 in scholarship funds and will have her sculpture displayed in David Yurman boutiques in the Fall. In additio... (more...)
MFA Thesis Part 2 Exhibition Opens Next Week MFA Thesis Part 2 Exhibition Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Part two of Hunter College's Spring 2017 MFA Thesis exhibition presents the work of twelve graduating MFA students whose work spans a range of media, examining subjects such as gender, sexual identity, nationality, immigration, government, and technology. ... (more...)
South Street Seaport Museum's Wavertree Honored with Excellent in Preservation Award South Street Seaport Museum's Wavertree Honored with Excellent in Preservation Award
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Preservation League of New York State has selected the 1885 sailing ship Wavertree at the South Street Seaport Museum to receive an award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.... (more...)
High School Nation Donating $1.5 Million This Year Towards Professional Recording Studios in Nation's Schools High School Nation Donating $1.5 Million This Year Towards Professional Recording Studios in Nation's Schools
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

High School Nation, the country's largest secondary school touring music festival, announced today that it has begun building professional recording studios in high schools across the country. The organization has pledged over $1.5 million this year in funding, as well as instruments, gear and compo... (more...)
Celebrate the Arts with the 2017 Passport to the Arts Celebrate the Arts with the 2017 Passport to the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

The Passport to the Arts team of Laguna Beach has the perfect offering this summer season: a 2017 Passport to the Arts. Plus, if you purchase before May 31, you will be automatically entered to win a Laguna Beach Package that includes attractions, tickets and complimentary meals.... (more...)
Francois Fressinier - Exclusive Exhibition at Martin Lawrence Gallery Dallas Francois Fressinier - Exclusive Exhibition at Martin Lawrence Gallery Dallas
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

Francois Fressinier was born in Cognac, France in 1968 to scholarly portrait photographer parents with an affinity with aesthethetics, it was fitting that modern figurative artist, Francois Fressinier, would develop a bold, unique style. His father's admiration for the works of the old masters an... (more...)
Louis Carreon's Solo Exhibition 'No Unsolicited Submissions' Opens In Los Angeles, Thursday, May 18th Louis Carreon's Solo Exhibition 'No Unsolicited Submissions' Opens In Los Angeles, Thursday, May 18th
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

Hamilton-Selway Fine Art is pleased to present, 'No Unsolicited Submissions,' the highly anticipated solo exhibition from artist Louis Carreon, will be debuting in Los Angeles, on Thursday, May 18 from 6PM - 9PM. The exhibition will debut at renowned Los Angeles Gallery, Hamilton-Selway Fine Art, lo... (more...)
The Paley Center for Media Announces the Paley Honors: Celebrating Women in Television Presented by Verizon on May 17 in New York The Paley Center for Media Announces the Paley Honors: Celebrating Women in Television Presented by Verizon on May 17 in New York
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

'I'm thrilled to be honored by the prestigious Paley Center for Media,' said Carol Burnett. 'I will always be grateful for the opportunity to be on television as long as I have. It is a wonderful and powerful medium that, when done well, can impact millions of lives in a positive way. It's very exci... (more...)
Walter Mosley Joins Museum of the Moving Image Board of Trustees Walter Mosley Joins Museum of the Moving Image Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Ivan L. Lustig and Michael Barker, Co-Chairmen of the Board of Trustees of Museum of the Moving Image, today announced that writer Walter Mosley has been elected to serve as a Museum Trustee.... (more...)
The New Museum's IdeasCity Arles Announces Speakers for Spring Event The New Museum's IdeasCity Arles Announces Speakers for Spring Event
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

The New Museum has announced the program and featured participants of IdeasCity Arles, held in partnership with LUMA Arles and the LUMA Foundation, extending a collaboration that began at IdeasCity Detroit and continued at IdeasCity Athens.... (more...)
Nick Georgiou Addresses The Media Through His Sculptures at Allouche Gallery Nick Georgiou Addresses The Media Through His Sculptures at Allouche Gallery
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

TURN THE LINE – an exhibition featuring painting-like literary sculptures by Tucson-based artist Nick Georgiou will be on view at Allouche Gallery in the Meatpacking District starting May 24th.... (more...)
ART GALLERY TOURS NEW YORK Announces Chelsea Art Gallery Walking Tour ART GALLERY TOURS NEW YORK Announces Chelsea Art Gallery Walking Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

"Art Gallery Tours New York' announces a Chelsea art gallery walking tour for Saturday, May 20 at 1:00 PM. Meet at 526 W. 26th St. (10th & 11th Ave.), West Chelsea Arts Building Cost of tour is $25.... (more...)
Matthew Jensen's PARK WONDER Photography Book Available from Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Matthew Jensen's PARK WONDER Photography Book Available from Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

Park Wonder, a new book by Matthew Jensen, is now available for purchase at the Visual Arts Center in Summit. Jensen, a Guggenheim Fellow, is a Brooklyn-based conceptual landscape artist who combines photography, collecting, and rigorous explorations in each of his works.... (more...)
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to Host Professional Development Workshops for Artists This Spring Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to Host Professional Development Workshops for Artists This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

In workshops held throughout May and June, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is hosting professional development opportunities for artists-"Get Out There! Getting Your Work from the Studio into the World." The workshops will cover topics such as presentation, websites, artist statements, applicat... (more...)
ANCESTRAL MODERN Aboriginal Art Exhibition to Open This June at the Frist Center ANCESTRAL MODERN Aboriginal Art Exhibition to Open This June at the Frist Center
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection, an exhibition that explores the flourishing of indigenous Australian painting and sculpture that has occurred since the 1970s.... (more...)