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Karen Connell

image-309 SEASCAPES The seascapes are a series titled 'Anywhere But Here'. The series consists of 436 different scenes.  The water is actually 1/8' thick pieces of clear, vacuum-formed plastic.  The varied molded forms create the wave structure. The water color is created by placing layers of acetate underneath the plastic.  The coloring ...

Randall Stoltzfus

image-303 'Bear Lithia,' 2009, oil, iridescence, and gold leaf on linen, 48'x72' 'Passing,' 2009, oil on linen, 46'x74' 'Five Miles Out,' 2009, oil and gold leaf on canvas over panel, 20'x36' Artist Statement When I moved to Brooklyn from Virginia I started making these dark landscape paintings lit in strange ways.  When I started the ...

India Street Mural Project Opening

The India Street Mural Project Opening is tonight, May 15th at 303 Grand from 6-8pm. The India Street Mural Project is the North Brooklyn Public Art Coalition (NbPac) first project. NbPac was launched by Council Member David Yassky  to work with local artists, community members, arts organizations and businesses to revitalize ...

Maddy Rosenberg

image-294 Berlin Faces (triptych) 2008, oil on panel, 40 x 22 inches Book of Days 2008, oil on panel, 12 x 12 inches Wood, Stone, Bone 2004-5, oil on panel, four 1 x 10 inch panels Artist Statement My work has been greatly influenced by urban environments. I respond to the architecture of a place as it bears ...

Diana Leidel

image-285 Toujours Prêt, collage and paint on wood, 14' x 10' Black and White Chair, acrylic on paper 4-Part Red and Yellow Chair, acrylic on paper Artist Bio Diana Leidel is an artist who is also a creative director in magazine publishing and is currently art director at Playbill Magazine. She has been the recipient ...

Brooklyn Museum Staff Exhibit

Brooklyn Museum staff are exhibiting their personal artwork on Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brooklyn_museum/sets/72157617467528759/

Holly Sears

image-273 'Tattoo'     50' x 52 '    oil on linen 'Bluejay, Flicker and Guardian'     16' x 20 '    oil on linen 'Ivy'     60' x 72 '    oil on linen    2007 'Overlook'     28' x 48 '    oil on linen Artist Statement I have always been awed and inspired by the mystery and amorality of nature. My paintings deal ...

Bruce Davidson’s 1959 “Brooklyn Gang” series

A new Bob Dylan video features photographs from Bruce Davidson's 1959 'Brooklyn Gang' series to illustrate the song.  In the spring of 1959, Davidson met a group of Brooklyn teens called “The Jokers”.  That summer, he photographed the entire gang in their natural habitat, from hanging out late at night on ...

Haley Jane Samuelson

image-256 Artist Statement My own work is largely concerned with the meaning and existence of the self in today’s unstable, fragmented world, specifically how the individual is able to reconcile the external and internal forces that cause us to function in different, often contradictory, roles. Performative in essence, frequently employing role play ...