JACOB LAWRENCE TURNS 100

My belief is that it is most important for an artist to develop an approach and philosophy about life – if he has developed this philosophy, he does not put paint on canvas, he puts himself on canvas. Jacob Lawrence                   In honor of the centennial of […]

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NINA CHANEL ABNEY’S NEW WORKS AT JACK SHAINMAN

Jack Shainman Gallery is presenting Nina Chanel Abney’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. Combining representation and abstraction, her work captures the frenetic pace of contemporary culture, broaching subjects as diverse as race, celebrity, religion, politics, sex, and art history. The series of new paintings presented here explores the tumultuous relationships between exterior and interior, […]

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WOMEN UNITE

          Michael Rosenfeld Gallery presented this summer The Time Is Now, a group exhibition featuring thirty-two artists whose work the gallery has consistently championed for three decades through thematic group exhibitions as well as multiple solo shows. The exhibition, which takes its title from a protest sign captured by Bettmann on Fifth Avenue […]

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NIGERIAN ARTIST TOYIN OJIH ODUTOLA

Born in Nigeria, Toyin Ojih Odutola is a contemporary artist who focuses on the sociopolitical construct of skin color through her multimedia drawings. Her work explores her personal journey of having been born in Nigeria then moving and assimilating into American culture in conservative Alabama. “I’m doing black on black on black, trying to make it […]

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STATE OF THE ARTS

  Photo by Will Vaultz Hosted by Savona Bailey-McClain NYC’ s creative industries have exploded over the last decade. But this growth has benefited just a few museums, galleries and auction houses. This special broadcast will discuss what is needed to sustain a vast array of performance and visual arts professionals jockeying high rents, high […]

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