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Fu Wenjun Digital Pictorial Photography

Chinese artist Fu Wenjun premiers new work in a solo booth at this year’s Photography Show at Pier 94. In its 39th edition and the longest running institution of its kind, The Photography Show presented by AIPAD (Association of International Photography Art Dealers) showcases work by lead contemporary artists represented […]

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Fu Wenjun has presented work at the National Art Museum of China (Beijing), Museu Europeu de Arte Moderno (Barcelona), The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Guangdong Museum of Art (Guangdong), Old Summer Palace Museum (Beijing), Today Art Museum (Beijing), United Nations Headquarters (New York), Guangdong Museum of Art (Guangzhou) and others. He has participated in a number of important international art exhibitions including the Esposizione Triennale di Arti Visive a Roma, London Art Biennale, the Biennale Internazionale d’Arte del Mediterraneo, the Triennale dell’Arte Contemporanea, the 1st Asia Biennial/5th Guangzhou Triennial, the XVIII Bienal de Cerveira, NordArt, and the collateral exhibition of Biennale di Venezia 2013. He has been honored with numerous awards, including the “The Best Artist in the World” at Tour Eiffel La Grande Exposition Universelle and the Global Art Award. Wenjun’s artworks are included in the permanent collection of the National Art Museum of China, Museu Europeu de Art Moderno, University Museum and Art Gallery The University of Hong Kong, Today Art Museum, the Old Summer Palace Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, University Museum and Art Gallery The University of Hong Kong, Kennedy Family, World
Council of Peoples for the United Nations, Dazu Grotto Museum, Chongqing Art Museum, Guangdong Museum of Art, Société Nationale des Beaux Arts of France and Egypt Ahmed Shawki Museum among others.

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Pablo Melchor and “Fuzzy Puzzle”: A Profile

Paris born, Manchester bred artist Pablo Melchor’s projection piece, “Fuzzy Puzzle”, marks the NYC closing ceremony of Manchester-based collective Alexandra Art’s third year of the Pankhurst in the Park Festival. It illuminated the walls of the Mothership in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint on September 21st.  Melchor describes “Fuzzy Puzzle” as “a prism […]

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The Sick Role

Samantha Conlon’s The Sick Role, 2018, is part documentation and part ritualistic photography accompanied with text composing a contemporary portrait of the mundane reality of mental illness. From a new body of work developed in Kuvataideakatemie, Helsinki, The Sick Role interrogates the experience of physical and mental illness in female […]

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Women Hold Up Half the Sky: A Look at British Artist Ekua Bayunu

Ekua Bayunu just finished mounting her first solo exhibition at Manchester’s Chuck Gallery. Aptly titled Re:Birth, her show centers around a body of sculptural work reflecting women’s power and draws on aesthetic motifs of her African cultural heritage. After receiving a few rave reviews of her show, she was selected […]

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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 […]

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TRUE NATURE, OR NAH?

True Nature Experience was a sacred arts festival on Why Nam Beach, Koh Phangan October 8-11th bringing together a milieu of globally renowned healers, artists, musicians, shamans and activists from Bali, Phangan’s Tri Bay Area and beyond. Produced by Dragana Nozica and Francie Fishman, two of the area’s beloved leaders, […]

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Katie Cercone is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, curator, yogi and spiritual leader. Cercone has been included in exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, Bronx Museum, Whitney Museum, Dallas Contemporary and C24 Gallery. She has published critical writing in ART PAPERS, White Hot, Posture, Brooklyn Rail, Hysteria, Bitch Magazine, REVOLT, Utne Reader and N.Paradoxa. She is co-leader of the queer, transnational feminist collective Go! Push Pops and creative director of ULTRACULTURAL OTHERS Urban Mystery Skool. Cercone was a 2015 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow for the U.S.-Japan Exchange Program in Tokyo. Follow her on instagram @0r__Nah

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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, […]

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Katie Cercone is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, curator, yogi and spiritual leader. Cercone has been included in exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, Bronx Museum, Whitney Museum, Dallas Contemporary and C24 Gallery. She has published critical writing in ART PAPERS, White Hot, Posture, Brooklyn Rail, Hysteria, Bitch Magazine, REVOLT, Utne Reader and N.Paradoxa. She is co-leader of the queer, transnational feminist collective Go! Push Pops and creative director of ULTRACULTURAL OTHERS Urban Mystery Skool. Cercone was a 2015 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow for the U.S.-Japan Exchange Program in Tokyo. Follow her on instagram @0r__Nah

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Le Conversazioni: Films of My Life

by Laurence Hoffmann Le Conversazioni, a public conversation between visual artist Francesco Clemente and writer Jay McInerney with moderator Antonio Monda was an intimate affair for many reasons. Antonio Monda’s exquisite introduction honored the recent passing of Jonathan Demme.  An excerpt from Philadelphia (1993) shows Tom Hanks, in the final stages of […]

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“Silence” by Martin Scorsese, with Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson (2016)

It is not the journey, but the spiritual quest, not the words of the missionaries, but the silence of God around which develops the narrative of “Silence.” More than a film, it is a reflection on the very essence of the credo. It is a film which is not about […]

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