GLASS WORKS AT THE NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN

                   ARTIST BIO Born in 1941 in Tacoma, Washington, Dale Chihuly was introduced to glass while studying interior design at the University of Washington. After graduating in 1965, Chihuly enrolled in the first glass program in the country, at the University of Wisconsin. He continued his studies [...]

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REALIST PAINTER EDWARD HOPPER

  New York Movie, 1939 by Edward Hopper This month marks the 50th anniversary of Edward Hopper's death. State of the Arts NYC wish to share one of his masterpieces.  A movie theater in New York, one of those elaborate mock palaces where Hollywood spirits us for a few hours into another world - in [...]

FEARLESS GIRL

  Fearless Girl is a bronze sculpture of a defiant girl by Kristen Visbal, installed on the Bowling Green, in Manhattan's Financial District, in the US state of New York. The plaque below the statue states, "Know the power of women in leadership. SHE makes a difference. "The statue measures approximately 50 inches (130 cm) tall, and weighs about [...]

THE MAYHEM POETS BRINGING SPOKEN WORD TO WBAI studio

The Mayhem Poets The Mayhem Poet's unique approach to spoken word has landed them feature spots on The Today Show and Eyewitness News, after winning 1st place and a grant for 100K in the Microsoft Idea Wins Challenge in 2006. Since then they've been touring internationally from legendary venues like Lincoln Center, the Apollo Theatre, and Broadway's [...]

MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NY EXAMINES GAY GOTHAM

        Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York, a groundbreaking exhibition that explores New York’s role as a beacon for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) artists seeking freedom, acceptance, and community. The first exhibition of its kind to be presented by a New York City cultural institution in terms [...]

TAKE ME (I’M YOURS)

          Take Me (I'm Yours) is an exhibition featuring artworks that visitors  are ASKED to touch, participate in and even take home. On view from September 16, 2016 through February 5, 2017, Take Me (I'm Yours) will feature a roster of 42 international and intergenerational artists working in a variety of [...]

NEW ART SCENE IN HARLEM

  Gavin Brown is an art dealer and owner of Gavin Brown’s enterprise, an art gallery with locations in New York and Rome. Born in London in 1964 and working in New York since 1988, Gavin Brown has owned and operated his gallery in several locations in Manhattan since 1994, about six months after his [...]

CK GRAPHIC DESIGNER

        Comic books were Chip Kidd’s gateway into graphic design. Batman and Superman populate his earliest childhood memories. Born in 1964, Kidd never outgrew his passion for comics. His obsessive attraction to Krypton and caped crusaders did not doom him, however, to a life of idleness and crime. Today, Kidd is a [...]

NEWLY INSPIRED PHOTOGRAPHY

Mami Kosemura is a contemporary artist whose early photographs and animations reference traditional subjects taken from classical European motifs and Japanese. The artist explored the confluence between painting and filmmaking. Her current work pursues a new approach that incorporates various elements of painting, composition and perspective through her painting-like photographs that have a strong sense [...]

ASHOK JAIN GALLERY PRESENTS JAPANESE SUMMER ART SHOW

SAKIKO TOYAMA   MACHIKO KOIKE The group exhibition, “New Arts Prospect from Japan III 2016”, is in its third year presenting emerging and well-known artists from Japan, curated by Sai Morikawa. Ashok Jain Gallery has been holding this exhibition series with the purpose of introducing Japanese artists to New York City art scene.  Artists included: Eri [...]