SOUND, SCULPTURE, LIFE

AUDIO SAMPLE 1    AUDIO SAMPLE 3 Michelle Jaffé creates sculpture, sound and video installations, immersing people in an experience that transforms their sensory awareness. These participatory encounters create a moment where a synaptic shift in attitude is possible and new neural connections can be made. She explores how individual psychology and pathology is embedded and [...]

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MADE IN BROWNSVILLE

Made in Brownsville is a resident-led nonprofit working to empower disconnected and secondary school youth to science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) professions in East Brooklyn. The organization exposes youth to design and technology through paid apprenticeships and school-based programming. Bridging the gap between learning and doing, students collaborate with creative mentors to tackle [...]

ARTHAMPTON KICKS OFF THE SUMMER SEASON

           Launching the summer season is Art Hamptons 2016 which opens Thursday, June 23 and runs through Sunday, June 26.  Held annually, the fair presents 70+ dealers featuring works of art on a private Lumber Lanes Reserve estate grounds in Bridgehampton – one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the Hamptons. Strategically timed, Art Hamptons [...]

COLOR SPEAKS ALL LANGUAGES

Blackness in Abstraction, an exhibition curated by Adrienne Edwards traces the persistent presence of the color black in art, with a particular emphasis on monochromes, from the 1940s to today. The curator of this exhibition is Adrienne Edwards, who currently serves as a curator and head of programming at Performa and is in the process [...]

WOMEN MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND

FEATURED WOMEN ARTISTS ON THIS WEEK'S SHOW       Saya Woolfalk (Japan, 1979) is a New York based artist who uses science fiction and fantasy to re-imagine the world in multiple dimensions. She has exhibited at PS1/MoMA; Deitch Projects; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; the Brooklyn Museum; Asian Art Museum, CA; Museum of [...]

LUMENS 2016

           LUMEN is a nomadic contemporary art experience in New York City featuring emerging and established artists. The goals of LUMEN are to connect artists with each other and the wider community. This annual event brings original visual, performance and installation art to new audiences, under the artistic vision of various curators from [...]

LIVE IN THE STUDIO

          This is what it's like in the WBAI FM studio. Our engineers are Reggie Johnson and Matt Cutler. On average we have between 3-5 guests on our show. This week our lineup included Tony nominated actor Brandon Victor Dixon, artists Janet Goldner, Pedro Ramirez and Fred Hatt. Completing our lineup was Daniel Quintero, [...]

God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart — Edna St. Vincent Millay

       "The art represents prosperity and abundance found in the natural world". Pedro Ramirez' works exist somewhere between the convergence of ceramics, biology, and horticulture.  Moving from rural Virginia to New York City has contributed to his investigations into the relationships that people have with the environment.  His fully immersive installations attempt to create a connection between [...]

KIPS BAY DECORATOR SHOW

2016 Kips Bay Decorator Show        2016 DESIGNERS Alex Papachristidis Interiors Benjamin Vandiver Interiors + Lifestyle, LLC Clive Christian Interiors Daniel Richards Design David Collins Studio David Kleinberg Design Associates Drake/Anderson Eve Robinson Associates Garrow Kedigian Interior Design Gil Walsh Interiors Groves & Co. Harry Heissmann Inc. Hollander Design|Landscape Architects Kati Curtis Design [...]

FIGURATIVE NUDES

                 Born 1958 USA, Fred Hatt is an artist working in figurative drawing, painting, experimental video, photography, body art, and performance, while exploring light, movement, energy, and the emergence of beauty from chaos. According to the artist, " For me what is important is not conceptual or iconographic content, but [...]