ZIG, ZAG, ZIM

OFFICIAL RELEASE In the Summer of 2015, we embarked on the journey of a lifetime. Coming from different corners of the planet, on a Winter’s day in July, we landed in Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare. We expected to be amazed. We hoped to learn and grow. We even thought we might mock our own “otherness”… Continue reading ZIG, ZAG, ZIM

ANCIENT & MODERN FLOWER CROWNS

A Brief History of the Flower Crowns Despite the fact that wedding flower crowns are hugely popular today, they’re really not a new idea. The fresh flower halo has been a popular accessory all over the world for centuries. And it’s steeped in tradition and meaning. To get the full scoop on the flower crown,… Continue reading ANCIENT & MODERN FLOWER CROWNS

LOOK INSIDE MY WINDOW

        WEATHERVANE is a window gallery at 76 N8th Street between Wythe and Kent Ave. that is open and lit 24/7. We opened in May of 2015. Our main goal is to provide a public venue to show artwork by dedicated artists to bring joy and light to my neighbors and the city. In an area that… Continue reading LOOK INSIDE MY WINDOW

BIG BLING BY MARTIN PURYEAR

MAJOR COMMISSIONED OUTDOOR EXHIBITION FOR SPRING 2016 — BY RENOWNED AMERICAN SCULPTOR MARTIN PURYEAR      Big Bling, a forty-foot high, temporary multi-tier structure will be Mad. Sq. Art’s thirty-third public art exhibition MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY  and renowned American sculptor Martin Puryear have announced a major public sculpture, Big Bling, to be on view in… Continue reading BIG BLING BY MARTIN PURYEAR

THE REVOLUTION WILL BE PAINTED

        Anne Sherwood Pundyk is a new genre painter and writer based in New York City and Mattituck on the North Fork of Long Island. Her current body of work is called The Revolution Will Be Painted to which she brings her commitment to abstract painting and activism. Just as abstraction has… Continue reading THE REVOLUTION WILL BE PAINTED

SWEAT EQUITY & THE GARMENT DISTRICT

     State of the Arts NYC had Dr. Valerie Paley, Director of  the Center for the Study of Women’s History, New-York Historical Society who produced the conference Sweat Equity: Women in the Garment Industry This was the first annual Diane and Adam E. Max Conference in Women’s History. The day-long event during Women’s History Month… Continue reading SWEAT EQUITY & THE GARMENT DISTRICT

ASIA ART WEEK

                                 Carrying forth a mission to celebrate and promote Asian art in New York City, Asia Week New York is a collaboration of top-tier Asian art specialists, major auction houses, and world-renowned museums and Asian cultural institutions in the metropolitan… Continue reading ASIA ART WEEK