Top-notch art events are being held in some of New York City’s most sophisticated hotels. Perhaps, hotels are responding to a host of cultivated New Yorkers with a desire to be surrounded by cutting-edge contemporary art. For artists, it presents a valuable opportunity for exposure — if they are willing […]
Our Art 511 Design section offers regular coverage on the latest innovative gems coming out of the field of design, broadly speaking, with a special emphasis on design-industry leaders working with green and clean-energy alternatives. Up and close interviews with the experts matched with critical commentary on the dangerous paradox of “products” and “consumption” informed by global First/Third World dynamics; including solutions for a more ethical, more sustainable, more earth-friendly engagement with design ecology populate this section.
ART511 Magazine Launched With A Party New York City Won’t Easily Forget
ART511 Magazine debuted with a massive, multi-faceted launch party in the former Robert Miller Gallery September 19th in the West Chelsea Arts District. The blank-walled, high-ceilinged space – which once handled the estate of artist Lee Krasner – was brought to life with a visually stunning, aurally pleasing, enlightening array […]
10 Organizations Helping Artists Build Community
BEAT Global www.beatglobal.org BEAT Global bridges the gap between arts and education by engaging and inspiring youth to create a culture of respect, collaboration, and freedom of expression. BEAT Global offers young people a platform to discover and express themselves without fear of judgment. Through a “cypher” based pedagogy, […]
The Modernity of the Whitney
The art world is vibrant. New artists rise to fame, already famous artists achieve record sales. Artworks find new owners, and sometimes disappear from the public view until the next auction. Museums invent ever-new occasions to show their collections or works from around the world, and occasionally offer studio-like opportunities […]
How Many Zines Can You Make About the Artistic Uses of Period Blood & Underarm Hair?
Interview by Katie Cercone Nestled inside the pastel green Mermaid Laundromat at the corner of Maria Hernandez Park is the TROLL HOLE, Bushwick’s pro-intersectional, queer, sex-positive zine shop and activist space. A “REFUGESS WELCOME” sign peeps out above the vinyl TROLL HOLE signage to bustling Knickerbocker avenue. An intimate […]
Fracking Meet Whitney
Given that the Whitney now sits on fossil fuel infrastructure, is the art museum committed to exhibit art that explores themes such as the environment, energy, and how corporations operate in society? How will people and artworks be kept safe and protected if the pipeline explodes, and as the Whitney […]
Startling Unexpectedness is Inherent in all Beginnings
On Bunny Collective’s What We Are Doing In the prologue of The Human Condition, Hannah Arendt boldly states: What I propose in the following is a reconsideration of the human condition from the vantage point of our newest experiences and our most recent fears…What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is […]
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