IRVING PENN CENTENNIAL

      Catch the centennial exhibition of Irving Penn before it closes Thursday at the Pace/MacGill gallery in Midtown. Photographer Irving Penn (American, 1917–2009) is celebrated for his compelling portraits, scenes, and still lifes, in genres ranging from fashion to travel photography. Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, Penn studied painting and design at the… Continue reading IRVING PENN CENTENNIAL

CHA CHA’S HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE

Lower East Side Dina Pisani began studying the craft of millinery in 1994 under the tutelage of the highly regarded milliner, Anne Allbrizzio. After completing the millinery program at FIT she began designing for private clients. She later started collaborating with the East Village designer Mark Montano. With Mark she could stretch her talents and… Continue reading CHA CHA’S HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE

SAVE THE GARMENT DISTRICT

                                    The NYEDC is planning to remove the 1987 zoning protections from the Garment Center. Manufacturers will experience higher rents or, in some cases, have their leases terminated. The NYGCSA opposes this change to the rezoning and is asking the NYEDC… Continue reading SAVE THE GARMENT DISTRICT

THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW PRESENTED BY AIPAD EXPANDS TO PIER 94

          On Wednesday, March 29th, starting at 6 p.m., radio host Savona Bailey-McClain will conduct three talk radio interviews at The Photography Show presented by AIPAD during opening night at Pier 94. The interviews will be held at the AIPAD auditorium with Pat Cleveland, known as one of America’s top Black… Continue reading THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW PRESENTED BY AIPAD EXPANDS TO PIER 94

A REVOLUTIONARY IMPULSE & THE RISE OF RUSSIAN AVANTE GARDE AT MOMA

      Covering the period of artistic innovation between 1912 and 1935, A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde traces the arc of the pioneering avant-garde from its flowering in 1912 to the mid-1930s after Socialist Realism was decreed the sole sanctioned style of art. Bringing together major works from MoMA’s extraordinary… Continue reading A REVOLUTIONARY IMPULSE & THE RISE OF RUSSIAN AVANTE GARDE AT MOMA

UPCOMING 2017 ART FAIRS & BIENNIALS

                        The New Year kicks off with an interesting blend of music & art. The City hosts the APAP conference along with the Prototype Festival which focuses on a hybrid of opera and theater with a modern, contemporary twist. Then we have the NYC… Continue reading UPCOMING 2017 ART FAIRS & BIENNIALS

RICHARD POUSETTE-DART CENTENNIAL

        Richard Warren Pousette-Dart (June 8, 1916 – October 25, 1992) was an American artist most recognized as a founder of the New York School of painting. His artistic output also includes drawing, sculpture, and fine-art photography. Richard Pousette-Dart was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota and moved to Valhalla, New York in 1918.… Continue reading RICHARD POUSETTE-DART CENTENNIAL