It is an ambitious and thoughtful series that, for the artist, brings a varied expression that encapsulates his very personal and unique style, honoring the brilliance of abstract art that precedes him, but also approaches new territory. The works explode with energy and physicality, pathways and mindscapes for the viewer to commune with. Ari Lankin has a great respect for art history and exploration of materials.
On exhibit now at the Japan Society, Edo Pop – The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints.
Edo Pop playfully juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e prints from masters like Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works. Delve into worlds created by the power of Edo period and contemporary popular culture.
On May 12 the Japan Society is hosting a family-friendly printmaking workshop inspired by the works found in Edo Pop. Included is a discussion of selected works in the exhibition and an explanation of woodblock printmaking techniques. A printmaking workshop devoted to a variety of techniques follows, with time for show-and-tell with all participants.
Gallery Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 11 am-6 pm; Fri. 11 am-9 pm; Sat. & Sun. 11 am-5 pm; closed Mon. & major holidays. Docent-led walk-in tours are conducted Tues.-Sun. at 12:30 pm.
333 East 47th Street
New York, New York 10017
It’s that time of year again – Armory Arts Week – when the city celebrates its unparalleled artistic communities.
This annual fine art fair has works from over 100 international modern and contemporary fine art galleries. You can attend many other fine art fairs that are running concurrently with the Armory, including the ADAA’s Art Show, The Independent, Moving Image, and VoltaNY. There are hundreds of other free arts events happening across the city, ranging from special receptions, open studios, art tours, museum discounts, performances, panels, artist discussions and parties.
Location: Pier 92 & 94
Dates: March 7 – 10, 2013
Information: You can see all the schedules online…
The Paul Kasmin Gallery (10th Ave @ 27th St.) is hosting an exhibit of Armand Arman’s art. The show – Cycles – runs through to April 6, 2013.
Arman fashioned unusual, provocative art out of everyday items – sneakers with bright red laces, charred violins encased in plexiglass, automobiles in concrete – that sometimes created disturbing commentaries on society’s excesses … but mostly were just plain funny.
24 through April 29.
Bought by a private collector in May this year NY financier Leon Black paid $119.9 million for the art work, the highest price ever bid for a painting,
The pastel-on-board version
owned by Black, painted in 1895, is one of four created by Munch
between 1893 and 1910. Black’s is considered the most vibrant and
colorful. “As an iconic image, The Scream has garnered worldwide attention for
its stark portrayal of the human condition,” said Glenn D. Lowry,
Director of The Museum of Modern Art.
that included an overhaul of the way it displays its vast collection of
million overhaul of the American Wing completed 26 galleries and created
a chronological installation of the American paintings and sculpture.
new galleries, comprising 30,000 square feet, celebrate Colonial
portraiture, the young Republic and the Civil War Era. The Hudson River
School, the West and American Impressionism also get their due.
the splashiest installation is of one of the most iconic images of the
American history — Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze’s “Washington Crossing the
|George Washington Crossing the Delaware|
|Prisoners from the Front, Winslow Homer|