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Artist Profile: Merle Temkin

image-5685   Images: Tulip Tree, 2014, Oil on canvas, 36 x 38 inches. Autumn Tree, 2014, Oil on linen, 36 x 38 inches. Copper Beech Tree - Wave Hill, 2013, Oil on linen, 28 x 27 inches. Artist Statement: For the past few years, trees have been the focus of my paintings. Because of my sculpture background, ...

Fred Bendheim at 440 Gallery

image-5682 Fred Bendheim: Shapings June 12- July 13 Opening reception, Thursday June 12, 6-9 PM 440 Gallery, 440 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn http://www.440gallery.com/Exhibitions In his inaugural solo exhibit at 440 Gallery, long-time Brooklyn-based artist Fred Bendheim brings a bolt of energy, bright color and visual bravado to the world of art. Bendheim constructs abstract, shaped paintings on cut-out ...

Alex Cascone at Roogla

image-5678 Roogla coffee shop is proud to present local NYC-born artist Alex Cascone in his first solo show. The work presents a fantastical urban sensibility, at times dissolving into abstraction, and always in motion. The centerpiece of the show is The Windmills of Perception. The Windmills of Perception is made of steel and looks over the ...

Life on Mars at Grumpy Bert

image-5675 Life on Mars June 7 - July 13, 2014 Opening Art Reception, Saturday, June 7th at 7:30pm Continuing their annual space theme, this year Grumpy Bert presents Life on Mars.  A playful display of art focusing on the red planet.  Featuring artists include Scott Albrecht, APAK, Alexandra Beguez, Andrew Bell, Ramiro Davaro-Comos, Theo Ellsworth, Evah Fan, Michael C. Hsiung, Brendan Monroe, Monica Ramos. Mars talk, ...

Artist Profile: Andy Polefrone

image-5673 About the Artist I am an artist living in Bed-Stuy and working in Gowanus. I work primarily with painting, sculpture and video, in order to pull painting out of two dimensions and into the third (and therefore truly inhabitable) dimension. My current body of work often addresses rapidly changing relationships between humans ...

Intimate Forest at Tabla Rasa Gallery

image-5670ARTISTS' Talk/Panel discussion: Saturday May 31, 2014 2:00 pm CLOSING RECEPTION: Saturday, June 7, 2014 2:00 - 4:00 pm TABLA RASA GALLERY presents INTIMATE FOREST Co-curated by Anders Knutsson Left to right, Anders Knutsson, Joseph Anastasi, Eric Pesso, Scott BennettGallery hours: 1:00 - 5:00 pm THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY Call 718.833.9100 for events and schedule updates. TABLA RASA GALLERY 224 48 Street ...

Artist Profile: Mel Smothers

image-5660 Images: Andy Dialog #247 Oil on Canvas, 54x42 Andy Dialog #256 Oil on Canvas, 24x24 Andy Dialog #263 Oil on Canvas, 54x54 Artist Statement The art world has two opposite values; One for Art Beauty and one for Art Money. Since I was taught the value of painting by Wayne Thiebaud's Pop Art, my ...