Repurposing the Concept of Consumerism with A Twist: Dutch Visual Artist Matti Wim Havens Ongoing Series “The Returnables”

Some months ago, I discovered Dutch artist Matti Wim Havens on Instagram. Born in the…

Growing from Grief: Artist Kristina Libby’s Flower Memorials Honor Those Lost During COVID-19

During the many months of sheltering at home and New York City on lockdown, artist…

Tra(n)ce: Ma Tiantian’s Meditation During The Time of Global Anxiety

2020-2021 is a year in which the whole world is facing great challenges. Painter Ma…

Katie Bell Brings Both Logic and Chance to Her Playful “ARENA”

While New York galleries are often associated with the glitzy white cubes of Chelsea, it’s…

Erin M. Riley
Weaving Traumatic Legacies and Finding Confidence in the Digital, Erin M. Riley at P·P·O·W

It was Frieze Week 2021 when Erin Riley’s second solo exhibition with P·P·O·W Gallery, “The…

HOUSING Gallery: How Legacy and Community Guide the Fierce Supporters of Artists of Color

Since its inception in 2017, New York’s HOUSING gallery has played by its own rules.…

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Palli, the Italian Set Designer That Just Released a 1000-Word, Seven Language Theater Dictionary

At the theater, our focus as set designers is always on the story and the…

Liza Lacroix and Reece Cox Puzzle Over Transmediality at Midnight Projects

  For over a decade, the painter Liza Lacroix and sound artist Reece Cox have…

Rachel Rossin’s Virtual World: How the Invisible Infrastructure of Technology Helps to Parse Reality

Rachel Rossin is a New York-based multimedia artist, virtual reality savant, and self-taught programmer whose…

Frieze Gagosian
Ready or Not, Frieze is Here

Frieze has officially returned to New York as the first major in-person art fair since…

Ben Ponté Teaches the Restorative Potential of Drawing

Ben Ponte’s online experience, Drawn from Within, invites guests of all ages and backgrounds to…

Katya Grokhovsky
Katya Grokhovsky on FANTASYLAND and a Decade of Making and Migrating

FANTASYLAND, Katya Grokhovsky’s current installation at Smack Mellon, is a sprawling environment of gigantic beach…

The Hole Brings Life to “Nature Morte” in Group Show feat. Cool Kids Sourced Online

With a line two blocks long that rivaled a Supreme drop, the opening of The…

Will Damien Hirst’s 10,000 Eco-Conscious NFT Drop be a Breakthrough for Art World Climate Change Conversations?

Buzzworthy for a “traditional” art world application of a digital art tool, Damien Hirst’s NFT…

Jessica Lichtenstein
Jessica Lichtenstein’s Most Recent Immersive “A Perfect Storm” Reveals the Chaos of Our Inner Thoughts

“The title came first,” Jessica Lichtenstein said. “We were going through this shit storm of…

Katya Grokhovsky
Editor’s Picks, NYC – March 20-26th, 2021

Editor’s picks New York March 20-26th, 2021. Hard-hitting maximalist kitsch FANTASYLAND: Katya Grokhovsky Postponed twice…

John Pinderhughes
Authenticity Abounds in “Love Letters for Harlem” at Claire Oliver Gallery

It’s difficult to pin down in language the little spark of authenticity on view at…

Bud Snow NFT
It’s Time to Rethink. The Carbon Cost of the NFT Boom

Over the last month, the hot topic of the art world has been the blockchain-supported…