ASIA ART WEEK NYC 2017

             About Lark Mason, Chairman of Asia Week New York With locations in New Braunfels, Texas and New York City, Lark Mason Associates, the eponymous, auction house specializing in Asian; ethnographic; and ancient works of art; was founded by Lark Mason after many years as an expert at Sotheby’s New York. Mason served as a General Appraiser from [...]

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AND THE WINNER IS…..

ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL CO-FOUNDER Melissa Silverstein is the founder and publisher of Women and Hollywood, which educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry.  Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017.  Women and Hollywood is one of the most respected sites focused on women's issues and popular culture Silverstein has been recognized as one of the foremost [...]

WINTER ANTIQUES, COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG, REVOLUTIONS & EVOLUTIONS

Every object exhibited at the Winter Antiques Show is vetted for authenticity, date, and condition by a committee of 160 experts from the United States and Europe. The strict vetting regulations and the vettors’ expertise ensure that buyers can purchase with confidence.         The show was established when two young antiques dealers, [...]

THE VERSATILE MEL CHIN

  SPIRIT 1994white oak, mixed tall-grass prairie plants, steel, industrial patina, sheetrock, paint 12 x 20 x 50 feet In Spirit, an enormous swollen barrel is balanced on a tightrope of grass and grain in a room where the walls bow inward under a surreal strain. Characterizing an uneasy relationship between industry, agricultural America, and nature [...]

ZOFIA STRYJEŃSKA POLISH VISUAL ARTIST

Zofia Stryjeńska (born 13 May 1891 in Kraków, died 1976 in Geneva) – Polish painter, graphic designer,illustrator, stage designer, a representative of art deco. Along with Olga Boznańska and Tamara de Lempicka, she was one of the best-known Polish women artists of the interwar period. Stryjeńska was part of the art group "Rytm" (rhythm). She may [...]

STIRRING CHANGE

        INSTALLATION BY ARTIST DREAD SCOTT, 2007 From the 1870s to the 1970s millions of people believed they could change the world and set out to do just that. Let 100 Flowers Blossom, Let 100 Schools of Thought Contend looks at the past with an eye to the future. It consists of 100 [...]

PUSSY HAT PROJECT

                    At first glance, the Pussyhat Project is about making a powerful visual statement at the Women’s March on Washington, D.C.  It’s about the hats, and also a lot more. At its core, this project is about creating a form of representation for those who cannot [...]

THE ARCHITECT WHO SAW THE FUTURE

           The Finnish architect and designer Eero Saarinen, son of the architect Eliel Saarinen, was born in 1910. In 1923 the family emigrated to the US. In 1929-30 Eero Saarinen studied sculpture at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière before studying architecture at Yale in New Haven until 1934. A Yale [...]

LA MEDEA

“[Yara Travieso’s] intrinsic pursuit of storytelling manifests as stage performance, installation and video; it’s culturally inspired, and an amalgam of genre and influence.” – Kaitlyn Parks, 1985 Artists As part of the twelfth edition of PS122’s Coil festival, BRIC, Dance Film Association, and Performance Space 122 presents the world premiere of La Medea, Yara Travieso’s re-imagining [...]

GOD SLEEPS IN THE MINERALS, AWAKENS IN PLANTS, WALKS IN ANIMALS, AND THINKS IN MAN

Meet Artist & Animal Rights Activist Sue Coe Sue Coe (born 1951 in Tamworth, Staffordshire) is an English artist and illustrator working primarily in drawing and printmaking, often in the form of illustrated books and comics. Coe studied at the Royal College of Art in London, lived in New York City from 1972 to 2001. [...]