Hello frends! I am an artist. My roots take place in St.Petersburg, which has great architecture, culture and history that influenced me once and forever. Today, in the times of technical progress, mass production and new artificial materials I search for inspiration in the foundation of the Arts - old Russian Orthodox icons, Renaissance and folk cultures. I seek out look for new shapes and images within my themes using different materials, but my favorite is glass for its plasticit... [more]
"Distance", a marble milestone installation, as part of the exhibition "Land of Nod" by Achia Anzi
(Achia Anzi/ Threshold Art Gallery)
It’s such a beautiful and brilliant concept that its best explanation can come only the one who has created it. That’s the Israeli artist Achia Anzi. We ask him to elaborate on the title of his exhibition – and in fact, the exhibition itself, which is called the “Land of Nod”.
Explains A... [more]
Feminism (n.): Plural
Exhibition Dates: May 8-June 25, 2015Final Entry Due Date: February 11, 2015
"When feminism falls short of our expectations," writes Roxane Gay in her 2014 book Bad Feminist, "we decide the problem is with feminism rather than with the flawed people who act in the name of the movement." Inspired by the themes articulated in Gay's book, WMG invites artists of all genders to submit works that ask us to rethink what feminism is, was, and can be.
The guiding premise of "Femi... [more]
I focus on the subjects of people,
You should choose a positive
And correct tolerant mentality.
People is not the most beautiful,
The view melted in the felling,
But the heart.
The Birth of Rock and Roll is now available for pre-ordering on Amazon. I received a copy and it turned out beautiful. A coffee table book, and a book about music unlike any you have seen. My vintage photographs were handled beautifully by the fine folks at the publisher DUST-TO-DIGITAL and the design by award-winning Martin Venezky and his Appetite Engineers shop is fantastic. Historian, essayist and music-writer Joe Bonomo contributes elegant prose. 160 pages and when they are laid open, each is 19" x 12" of striking jumping' and jivin' humanity! I am proud... [more]
SOHO20's new Residency Lab aims to foster open dialogue between working artist and visiting public. Cultivating possibilities of gallery as creative incubator, SOHO20's full exhibition space will be offered to a selected artist as a studio from July 21 – August 22, 2015. The program is designed to support the creation of new work, while offering opportunities to experiment with a studio practice on public view, and active interactions with daily visitors. The selected artist will be promoted thro... [more]
Contemporary online-based Art Gallery which showcases a range of contemporary fine art from India/South Asia requires a temporary Art Sales Manager.
The role would suit an experienced Art dealer or Art Consultant with an existing network/mailing listbof collectors of South Asian contemporary art. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven self-starter, with the passion to influence the direction and growth of a young and exciting enterprise.
Duties will include all activities relat... [more]
Art or Not? Who is to say what is art or not? One of the pictures with description below is a genuine art work: every Friday ArtSlant asks our discerning readers if they can spot the difference.
This week: which of the images depicting ripped apparel below is a museum-exhibited artwork?
This artist began exploring how gender myths are inscribed and spread, in particular through clothing fashions. Literally ripping asunder fixed ideals of beauty, his humorous, often provocative, performances and interventions in the public... [more]
The ArtSlant Prize 2015 Round 1 is open from January 27th through February 10th.
The ArtSlant Prize, now in its 7th year, is given to emerging and mid-career artists that exhibit great potential and commitment to their artistic practice and whose work helps advance contemporary aesthetic, conceptual, and political discourses.
$20,000 in Cash and Exhibition Awards
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Just $3 enters one of your works into o... [more]
The Sundance Institute is perhaps best known for its annual Film Festival, which opened this year on January 22 and concludes on Sunday. But in recent years the Institute has also been busy building an increasingly influential artistic program forged at the crossroads of film, fine art, media, live performance, and technology.
New Frontier was established in 2007 as a dynamic initiative to identify and nurture independent artists working across diverse media to pioneer new methods of storytelling.... [more]