Posts Tagged ‘Art’

Caris Reid: These Are Your Dreams

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film

Caris_Reid_withsrgbprofile Don’t be surprised if you have déjà vu looking at Caris Reid’s artwork. There’s a recognizably eerie nostalgia to all of her pieces. The colors are alternately bright and haunting. Her subjects are beautiful and cold all at once. Where have I seen this before? You’ll wonder. And then it’ll hit you. These are your [&hellip
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High Art: The High Line adds public art to its neighborhood offerings

Written by OTDowntown on . Posted in Arts & Film, Museums

A great city is often marked by its confluence of architecture and nature. A century and a half ago in Manhattan, that combination created Central Park; today’s incarnation is The High Line, running from Gansevoort to West 34th Street near the West Side Highway. The ratio of beams to botany may be skewed toward to [&hellip
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High Art

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Arts & Film, Museums

The High Line adds public art to its neighborhood offerings | By Lonnie Firestone A great city is often marked by its confluence of architecture and nature. A century and a half ago in Manhattan, that combination created Central Park; today’s incarnation is The High Line, running from Gansevoort to West 34th Street near the [&hellip
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Cecil Fabulous

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film, Our Town, West Side Spirit

cecil Beaton’s New York years revived By Marsha McCreadie One high aesthetic compliment is to call an artist ahead of his time. Yet, the real trick is to be both of your time and ahead of it. Cecil Beaton—photographer, illustrator, set and costume designer, even author—turned that trick, and nicely, too. The fabulous results and even [&hellip
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New Series Features New York’s Most Macabre

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film, Our Town, TV, West Side Spirit

macabre By Anam Baig Ronni Thomas, a filmmaker and oddity enthusiast, has created a new web series documenting the darkness, eccentricity and mystery of the uncharted and unimaginable happenings of New York City. Fittingly named The Midnight Archive, these videos boast an eclectic class of characters such as Sue Jeiven, a tattoo artist at East River Tattoo, [&hellip
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Ground Line Redefines How Women Artists Have Evolved

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Arts & Film

By Joe Bendik Daniele Marin’s current exhibition, Ground Line, at Noho Gallery explores how women in art and society have evolved over time. By using iconic imagery along with the mundane, Marin recontextualizes these images to create nonlinear narratives. Doing this makes the historical information seem fresh. Marin also uses fabric in the acrylic paintings, [&hellip
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City Arts: Song of the Year

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

Kanye-West Call Larry Gagosian You belong in museums —Jay-Z, “That’s My B**ch” Jay-Z dreams of collapsing the class and race divisions reflected in high art and pop art hierarchies. Reverse the title of Kanye West & Jay-Z’s love song from their Watch the Throne album (“That’s My B**ch”) with that of the Gagosian’s Picasso retrospective (L’amour [&hellip
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TV Recap: American Horror Story, Episode 11

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

american11 I’m not just recapping any old show as I discuss “Birth,” the penultimate episode of AHS’ debut season. I am now writing about a double Golden Globe-nominated show, as of this morning! (But more about that tomorrow).  Tim Minear’s episode gave us what we have expected all season long: one big bloody mess. And also a [&hellip
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Photographer Jai Lennard: It's All in the Story

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film

jai Jai Lennard is a photographer based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. But more than that, he’s a prime raconteur. A connoisseur of sexual identity, one might say. There’s an ease to him that is non-threatening, no matter the conversation point, which makes it easy for him to plop himself down with a stranger and go from, “Hey, what’s [&hellip
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