FRENCH ANIMATION FILM FEST RETURNS TO NYC

  Celebrating France’s rich tradition as a pioneer of animation, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) announces the 2019 Animation First festival. Building on its wildly successful inaugural year, the second edition of Animation First showcases the vast history, enduring ingenuity, and diversity of France’s renowned animation studios and schools. This year’s schedule includes 17 premieres, [...]

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CHARLOTTE PERRIAND

 Venus Over Manhattan presents an exhibition until January 12th dedicated to Charlotte Perriand, one of the most famous designers of the twentieth-century, whose pioneering furniture and interiors helped shape the modernist movement. Produced in collaboration with Laffanour / Galerie Downtown, Paris, this is the largest exploration of Perriand’s work to be held in New York, [...]

OUR PICKS AT SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK

                           Whether inspired by Queens hip-hop or Incan masonry and architecture, Socrates is honored to offer each artist fellow this platform to bring their vision to life. -- Jess Wilcox, Curator and Director of Exhibitions The Socrates Annual runs through March 24, 2019. [...]

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS

 As an organization, ISPA's ( International Society for the Performance Arts) constant goal is to provide the best possible support, information and opportunities for collegial exchange to our members throughout the world.  The organization is guided by a Board of Directors of 25 international members ISPA Congresses are attended by more than 500 leaders from more [...]

STATE OF THE ARTS NYC PICKS FOR UNDER THE RADAR 2019

Tania El Khoury (UK/Lebanon/Palestine) AS FAR AS MY FINGERTIPS TAKE ME Performed by Basel Zaraa Janice Levin Mezzanine Friday, January 4 - Sunday, January 13 Running Time : 15 minutes Our fingertips facilitate touch and sensations, but are also used by authorities to track many of us. In today’s Europe, a refugee’s journey can be [...]

OUTSIDER ART FAIR 2019

The Outsider Art Fair, the only fair dedicated to Self-Taught Art, Art Brut and Outsider Art, has announced the exhibitor list for its 27th New York edition, taking place January 17-20, 2019 at The Metropolitan Pavilion. The fair will showcase 67 exhibitors, representing 37 cities from 7 countries, with 8 first-time galleries. This year, OAF [...]

PHOTOGRAPHY SPOTLIGHT — VOLCANO ERRUPTIONS

Francisco Negroni is a world-renowned Chilean photographer who has won six international awards for his outstanding shots of erupting volcanoes. It is in 2011 that he made himself known with his photos of the eruption of Cordon Caulle volcano, in his country of origin. " I never really thought about becoming a volcano photographer someday. [...]

Mandy El-Sayegh: MUTATIONS IN BLUE, WHITE AND RED

Lehmann Maupin presents MUTATIONS IN BLUE, WHITE AND RED, an exhibition of recent paintings, drawings, and sculpture by Mandy El-Sayegh that marks the London-based artist’s first solo exhibition in the U.S. MUTATIONS IN BLUE, WHITE AND RED brings together examples from different series of works by El-Sayegh, which together form an artistic practice rooted in [...]

FIRE & LIGHT A SELECTION OF HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CENEDESE ARCHIVE

Bonhams will offer Fire and Light: A Selection of Highlights from the Cenedese Archive, a collection of over 150 glass designs from the Cenedese workshop of Murano, Italy with many of the works never seen in public and at auction for the first time. on December 14th. This sale presents an excellent opportunity for new [...]

SHARI MENDELSON — GLASS ARTIST

New York-based artist Shari Mendelson interprets ancient glass using the most modern of materials: throwaway plastic bottles.  The artist’s vessel and animal forms are glasslike inventions, but they hew close to their early antecedents—a result of Mendelson’s deep fascination and careful study of the field.  Glasslike, a solo exhibition, will explore the artist’s current body [...]