What’s the role of the art gallery in the 21st century? Why are some artists successful, while others spin their wheels, forever seeking career satisfaction?
I had the impression that Matthew doesn’t employ service to gain success, but rather that it is as an imperative of his nature. We touched on Hurricane Sandy, the attending spike of 1,000 or so claims—most of them from the Brooklyn area—and the affect it had on his agency.
Robert Lange of Helado Negro just released his latest album “Invisible Life,” in March, mixing songs with electronic beats and Spanish lyrics, but also switching it up for this record by adding tunes in English, and collaborating with other artists and friends, including Juliana Barwick and Devendra Banhart.
Eric Mingrino has designed and built a mind-boggling array of devices for clients who came to him with the spark of an idea; some may have even touched your life in some way
There are a bunch of muscles [in the pelvic floor] and some have big complicated names, but there are a few simple images that open many doors to understanding.
This was 1999, the end of an era, and, as Mark put it, “the nuclear winter of the first .com meltdown. We couldn’t raise any more money, we were a couple months behind rent, just looking down the abyss… I just grabbed anyone who was left, pulled them into a corner and asked them if we were to reinvent, what would we reinvent as?”
Melamid split from Komar in 2004. At 66 years old, his work leans so far to the edge of irony that it makes Duchamp look conservative. These days, Melamid is concerned with reaching a greater public beyond the walls of museums…
Before the flood, Williamsburg had a small town feel, and only a few bars provided for the locals: Sweetwater, Rosemary’s, Union Pool, Teddy’s, Brooklyn Ale House, Red and Black… just a smattering of watering holes compared to the swampland we know today.
Allen Ying, admired in skateboarder circles for his gravity-defying shots of skaters flying through the air, celebrated the results of a Kickstarter fundraising campaign this past August, earning more than the goal of $20,000. This means a green light for his brainchild 43 magazine…
Checking in with Kelley Shields, Apparel Trend Projection Specialist Interview by Genia Gould Is Williamsburg losing its edge? Our streets in Williamsburg have become less edgy because of the population surge we’re experiencing. And while the ratio within any population of in-touch, inner-thinking types is probably a fairly static ratio, when you increase a population More > >