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Kwabena Slaughter

image-507 Oh, Very, Yes!, detail 1 Oh, Very, Yes!, detail 2 Installation View Artist Statement I think of cameras, along with photographs, as cultural artifacts. In the same way that an anthropologist can look at jewelry or clothing to learn about the culture that created those things, the design of a camera and the photos ...

Annual Gowanus Art Studio Tour

This weekend is the 13th Annual A.G.A.S.T. tour on Saturday and Sunday, October 17-18, 2009 from 1-6 p.m. Below is a listing of artists that have been featured on this site, please be sure to stop by and check out their work in person. John Azelvandre Rick Midler Brooklyn Artists Gym 168 7th St ...

Rosa Ruey

image-489Module Assembly Factory Untitled (Aerial View) Alchemic Transmogrifier For Distressed Emotions Where The Wilderness Evolves Chrono-Particle Processor Artist Statement For my work I’ve created a concept called Fantastic Functionalism. This concept involves creating an alternative reality filled with objects and environments which are imbued with extreme idealism and hope. I look at everyday problems on a ...

Rick Midler

image-480 Little Swimmer, 20”x30” Run Along Home, 36”x36 Entering Neverywhere, 48”x48” Artist Statement This series of oils on canvas and wood panels explores Desire. It examines how the things we lust after gain our interest and how our imaginations process them. Color, movement and light are tools Life uses to attract attention. Emotions run through ...

Miya Ando

image-476 A descendant of a Japanese Samurai sword maker, Ms. Ando is a much sought after metal sculptor whose most recent piece was recently unveiled at St. John’s Bread & Life in Bedford Stuyvesant, the largest provider of emergency food services in New York City. Ando’s grid of 144 steel canvas ...

DUMBO Art Festival

Here's some photos from this weekend's annual Art Under The Bridge Festival in DUMBO. My pick for most unique setting is Gleason's Gym at 77 Front Street. Gleason's is an old school boxing gym and they're featuring mosaics by Grace Baley. In addition, Grace worked with several of the female ...

Soraya Marcano

image-445 Exile This is a 'book' of paper, ink, acrylic, and thread. It was created in 1998 and appeared in the December/January, 2002 issue of the British magazine Art-Review. It is also featured in the book A tale of two cities (Impact press, 2001.) Website http://sorayamarcano.blogspot.com/ http://www.neoimages.net/artistportfolio.aspx?pid=509

Maya Hayuk

image-436A PATH FOR THE LIGHT, Installation, A.L.I.C.E. Gallery, Brussels, Belgium June 11 - August 22, 2009 BLACK HOLE INFORMATION PARADOX, 144 x 72', triptych, acrylic on canvas and wood panel. Detail from SEXY GAZEBO at Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, February 2009 HANDS ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, 84 x 60', acrylic on canvas This painting ...

David Kassan

image-429Metronome, Oil on Wood, 50x60 inches Approaching Noise (in progress), Oil on Wood, 40x34 inches Lucas at 3 Months, Graphite on Bristol Head Study, Oil on Wood, 18x14 inches Artist Statement As an expression of his own calculated observation and visual consumption of surrounding environment, introspective glimpses of reality imbue the art of David Jon ...