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Tyler Whitlock Brings Society Into Focus Through Oils, Acrylics and Art Prints

August 9th, 2016 Posted by Art, Featured, Paintings, Screenprints No Comment yet

Whether hypocrisy, religion, power, love, or despair, Tyler Whitlock finds a textured way to represent the narrative, and we’re so glad he does.

Surreal Cutout Paper Collages by Jay Riggio

March 21st, 2016 Posted by Art, Collage, Featured, New York, Surrealism No Comment yet

Most of the people in Riggio’s work have abstracted or replaced heads. The exception is one piece titled, “The Way You Fell In Love With A Girl,” in which all of the subjects’ faces are intact. He includes a male figure in a speedo flying near the top of the frame, but he is perfectly split in two right at the waist. Confusing? Yes. Captivating? Absolutely!

Chelsea Wolfe Bears Her Bright Storm Down Upon the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY

October 5th, 2015 Posted by Concert Photos, Featured, Music, New York No Comment yet

Chelsea Wolfe has said that there is a brightness in her shadow – a highlight to the looming Gothic image that well represents some of her music, as seen decked across fashion magazines and iconic photo shoots. Wolfe’s visual aesthetic is as well received as her music, which ranges from an elegant singer-songwriter folk style layered with harmonies to the heaviest in slow, brooding, sometimes-byzantine industrial, electronic and metal. There is a glow that comes from the darkness when she performs, and seeing her band live is nothing short of incredible, year after year.

Exploring the Nostalgic Dissonance of Jane Hammond’s Mixed Media Characters

July 20th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

The art and influence that Hammond has spread has been phenomenal. Her motivation and creativity seeps through the pieces that she provides to the world. The simplicity of her work and the multiplicity of her characters lets us into her world and tells us a story through images.

Brooklyn’s Lizzie Gill Unifies Digital Art with Retro and Modern Romance

June 30th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

The suspended disbelief is palpable in Lizzie Gill’s images. Composed through digital collage and then translated onto canvas through mixed media and oil, her creations are more than just reflections of a commodity-based culture, they’re a dream-like world wherein pop culture becomes the sky itself. The Brooklyn-based artist utilizes pronounced themes of retro Americana nostalgically contrasted with a contemporary context to create a world that is sublimely disarming and all together enchanting.

Landscapes of A Modern Mind by Anyes Galleani

June 8th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Los Angeles-based photographer and graphic designer Anyes Galleani has been mixing and re-mixing genres for several decades. Born and raised in Italy, Galleani made the pilgrimage to the LA Arts District pursuing a career in fashion photography. She created portraits for the likes of Bruce Willis, Demi Moore and Paramount Pictures. Soon, however, her ambitions pushed her to innovate new ways to portray her unique visions of the people and landscapes of her adopted city.

Kayrock Screenprinting Fosters Artist Growth

May 26th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Brooklyn based Kayrock Screenprinting has multiple programs aimed at producing silkscreen prints, paper prints and books of art; however, the 100-year-old coverted rope factory is much more than the home of a studio offering printing services. Kayrock is an artists’ collective that collaborates with other artists to create, distribute and promote their work to the betterment of all involved.

Nicky Lars Transcends Borders on Musica Negra

March 25th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured, Music No Comment yet

While Music Negra is a dense album that goes back to African roots in the clave, or 80s dance music on the keyboards, it is also a powerful piece of art which merges these dispersed sounds together seemlessly with soul, jazz and hip-hop.

Nordic Artists Take a Lens on the Modern Voyage to the Virtual

February 23rd, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Voyage to the Virtual, a New York-based exhibition, brings together ten Nordic artists whose work uses digital, moving image, or light-based techniques.

Dustin Yellin’s “Psychogeographies” Open to the Public Through Feb 22, Don’t Miss It!

February 16th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Incredibly vivid collages resembling human figures which have been encased in glass mid-dance, created by the Brooklyn-based artist Dustin Yellin.