INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHT — Anežka Kašpárková

                Kasparkova, a grandmother from the Czech village of Louka, in South Moravia. The adorable artist is 91 and still spends most of her free time doing what she likes most – hand-painting her neighbors’ houses with traditional motifs. Agnes Kasparkova retired from her work in agriculture over 30 [...]

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DAN FLAVIN IN DAYLIGHT OR COOL WHITE

  Dan Flavin: in daylight or cool white is being presented at the David Zwiner's Gallery on West 20th Street. The exhibition will examine Dan Flavin’s use of different variations of fluorescent white light, focusing on significant works from the 1960s. The title refers to Flavin’s seminal text “‘… in daylight or cool white.’ an autobiographical sketch,” [...]

REFRAME SAUDI

                       On the occasion of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia’s visit to the United States, the Misk Art Institute and the Misk Foundation is hosting a series of events that put a focus on educating and engaging millennials in tech, art, culture and more. This week kicked [...]

CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ARTIST YUE MINJUN

            I want the audience not to think of one thing or one place or one event. The whole world's the background. As I said, the viewer should not link this painting to Tiananmen. But Tiananmen is the catalyst for conceiving of this painting -- Artist response to his work [...]

DERRICK ADAMS PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE GREEN BOOK IN THE SANCTUARY EXHIBITION

Derrick Adams is a New York–based, multidisciplinary artist working in performance, video, sound, textile- and paper-based collage, and multimedia sculpture. His practice is rooted in deconstructivist philosophies such as the fragmentation and manipulation of structure and surface, and the marriage of complex and improbable forms. Through these techniques, Adams examines the force of popular culture [...]

JOAN MIRVISS GALLERY PRESENTS THREE GIANTS

                      Three Giants: Kamoda Shoji, Matsui Kosei and Wada Morihiro. The exhibition focuses on three of Japan's most significant clay artists each of whom contributed to altering the style and aesthetic of ceramic history. This will be the first opportunity to see outside of Japan, a [...]

GREAT IRISH AUTHORS

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, State of the Arts NYC wanted to recognize Irish authors who have made a difference in our lives. We have Bram Stoker, James Joyce, Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Liam O' Flaherty, Frank McCourt, William Butler Yeats, Maria Edgeworth, Edna O'Brien, Elizabeth Bowen, Patricia Lynch, Marina Carr   [...]

UKRAINIAN MUSEUM BRINGS IMPORTANT RETROSPECTIVE TO NYC

                An exhibition of Yaroslava Surmach Mills' (1925–2008)  wide-ranging work, it showcases more than eighty objects including glass paintings, etchings, icons, books, a selection of her pysanky (Ukrainian Easter eggs), and drawings. Examples of the stained-glass windows she designed, as well as other images, are presented in visual [...]

TURNING HEADS AT COLLECTIVE DESIGNS

            Brook Landscape is a New York based design-build studio that transforms your outdoor living space into a natural setting. Brook Landscape creates a lasting design through cohesive plantscapes and architectural features resulting in a tranquil garden. Gardens will be created from sustainable materials that age gracefully and married with [...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2018 Playlist

Curated by Savona Bailey-McClain, Host/Producer, State of the Arts NYC for the 2018 International Women's Day. The fight for Women's right crosses all cultures and races. It's time that women support each other from the abuses of those who only wish to dominant and control. The "arts" can help tell stories and shape inclusive voices. [...]