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ArtSlant Prize Exhibition: Bryan Volta, Mythology of Masculinity  
6/15/14 Posted 6/15/14

Bryan Volta's exhibition, Mythology of Masculinity, runs Thursday, June 19th - July 19th at the corner of State and Adams in the Chicago Loop. Mythology of Masculinity: The repetition of abuse during physical training inspired the photographs and objects from Mythology of Masculinity; they are visual and physical manifestations of the changes induced by aggression. The intent of this project was to convey that aggression and strain placed on a particular object by manipulating its physical ap... [more]

Showcase Winner: Oren Pinhassi  
6/11/14 Posted 6/11/14

(Image: Oren Pinhassi, Untitled, 2014, Variable size, plaster, burlap, plastic sheets, bricks, plastic emergency water storage bag, water; © Oren Pinhassi) Oren Pinhassi (b. Israel) In the Middle East, there is a deeply engrained way of thinking about faith, politics, and history as being embedded in the land, in objects, and in structures. It is a place where people talk about the ground itself as something holy. Because things are thought of as carrying in them historical, religious... [more]

Call For Artists: Round 4 of the ArtSlant Prize Series Now Open!  
6/9/14 Posted 6/9/14

Round 4 of the ArtSlant Prize showcase is now open! To apply, sign in to your ArtSlant account and go to your profile. Click enter showcase and pick your best work to share with our juried panel. We've made some changes this year so here are a few things you'll need to know: 6 Rounds, February - September, 2014 $3 Entry Fee 6 Solo Exhibitions in Chicago Student Prize Track (see below for more details) Lots of exposure on our site and social networks th... [more]

FIGMENT on Governors Island (via Art Nerd NY)  
6/8/14 Posted 6/8/14

Summer is almost here, and that means it’s time for the annual celebration of creativity known as the FIGMENT Festival! The yearly event invites New Yorkers of all ages to hop on the ferry to Governors Island for two days of arty fun on June 8th and 9th. So pack a picnic, head to the island, and don’t forget to get there in time for the unveiling of this year’s City of Dreams Pavilion - CDR Studio’s Governor’s Cup. Ferries are not free anymore- but just $2 so don&rsq... [more]

20140414165457-3________70x85cm Blue Fantasia – Paintings by WonHee Noh at Able Fine Art NY Gallery  
Woohee Noh at Able Fine Art NY Gallery April 23rd - May 7th
Posted 6/7/14

WonHee Noh, Blue Fantasia -12, 17.9”x 14.9”, Mixed media on Korean paper, 2014 Sometimes a memorable statement can be made in few words. In her recent series of paintings on paper, artists WonHee Noh expresses concepts, sensations, and states of mind with the simplest of tools and a unique vision. Noh's Large works on traditional Korean Hanji paper are suffused with deep indigo lines, cloud-like fields of color, and delicate tracery. By limiting her material and medium, Noh... [more]

Round 3 Juried Winners Announced  
6/2/14 Posted 6/2/14

Didn't make it this round? Round 4 starts on Friday, June 6th! Learn more about the ArtSlant Prize Round 3 Juried Winners: ABSTRACT Artist: Stacie Uhinck Rose Title: Within Reach, 2013 Medium: Mixed media on wood, 30" x 48" DRAWING Artist: Jean Alexander Frater Title: Monument 2 (imagined aerial view), 2012 Medium: acrylic paint and pencil on canvas, 28" x 36" PHOTOGRAPHY Artist: Aneta... [more]

Round 3 Showcase Winners Announced  
5/27/14 Posted 5/27/14

The Round 3 ArtSlant Prize showcase winners have been selected. Take a peak at all of the outstanding work that has made it to the juried round here. One artist from each round is selected to exhibit in the Chicago Loop and finally, four juried winners are selected from the 6 rounds of the showcase series to exhibit at a fair in Miami Beach during Art Basel Miami Beach. Stay tuned for the juried selections which will be announced next week. Learn more about the ArtSlant Prize Jurors for Round 3: Jeanne BrasileDirector of the Wals... [more]

Showcase Winner: B. Avery Syrig  
5/27/14 Posted 5/27/14

(Image: B. Avery Syrig, Woven Life, 2013, found wood, handwoven cotton fabric, braided pine needles, fiber, reconstituted stretcher bars, 27” x 15” x 5”; © B. Avery Syrig) B. Avery Syrig (lives in New York) Avery is a multi-media three-dimensional artist. Through her studies in ceramics, glass blowing, papermaking, performance, and video arts she has explored the development of individuality within the varying forms of structures – physical, familial, and so... [more]

Last Day to Enter Round 3!  
5/22/14 Posted 5/22/14

Round 3 closes tonight - be sure to enter your best new work before it ends! The Round 3 jurors include Jeanne Brasile, Gallery Director at Seton Hall, David Fierman from Louis B James Gallery and Robin Kang, our 2013 ArtSlant Prize winner. Just click enter showcase from your profile to enter! Not registered on ArtSlant? No worries, it's quick and easy. One artist from each round is selected to exhibit in the Chicago Loop and finally, four juried winners are selected from the 6 rounds of the showcase series t... [more]

ArtSlant Prize Winner Michael Zelehoski Now At Mike Weiss Gallery  
5/19/14 Posted 5/19/14

We're so excited to congratulate our first ArtSlant Prize Winner Michael Zelehoski on being newly represented by elite Chelsea gallery, Mike Weiss Gallery. Zelehoski won the 2009 Artslant Prize with his stunning Human Lobster Trap. In the past five years, Zelehoski has shown his work extensively across the U.S., represented by a number of galleries including Dodge Gallery, Ethan Cohen, and Christina Ray Gallery. Zelehoski was born in Concord, Massachusetts. He received his Associates of Art degree... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Steven W Miller  
5/16/14 Posted 5/16/14

(Image: Steven W Miller, Untotled 2 (Night Flight), 2010-2011, Oil on Canvas, 50 X 50 X 2 Inches; © Steven W Miller) Steven W Miller (lives in New York) Steven Miller received his training based on the principals of the 19th century French Academy, including the study of Old Masters, landscapes, figure painting and the direct observation of nature. He paints in a series of paintings, usually working on three to four paintings at a time. The work he produces is all about color, form and... [more]

Kickstarter Opens First Art Exhibition in Brooklyn  
5/14/14 Posted 5/14/14

Mega-Crowdfunding website Kickstarter is opening its first art show ever tomorrow at their headquarters in Brooklyn, featuring artists who have used the platform to fund their own projects. They have a stellar line up including the Marina Abromovic Institute, Swoon, Heather Hart, and Jeremy Baily. A couple names we’re particularly excited to see are Leon Reid IV and Saya Woolfalk. Reid, a public artist whose recently made a foray into 3D-printing, used Kickstarter to fund a public art in... [more]

Hassan Hajjaj Wins 2014 PULSE Prize  
5/12/14 Posted 5/12/14

PULSE New York named Hassan Hajjaj their 2014 PULSE Prize winner on Friday. Hajjaj was chosen for the award, including a $2,500 prize, by an invitational jury including Kathy Battista, Director of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art NY; Paddy Johnson, founder and Editorial Director of Art F City; Julia Kaganskiy, director of NEW INC., New Museum; and Alice Gray Stites, Museum Director and Chief Curator of 21c Museum Hotels. Part fashion photography, part hip hop, part pop art, t... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Terence Donnellan  
5/8/14 Posted 5/8/14

(Image: Terence Donnellan, This is Not a Book, 2010, Acrylic on Canvas, 36 x 48 x 1 inches; © Terence Donnellan) Terence Donnellan (b. New York) First and foremost my paintings are about words and the beauty of language. But beauty isn't simply the construction of pretty or well-crafted sentences. The beauty is in each writer's truthful expression of some aspect of the human condition. We are defined, and we define the world, by the words we speak, the words we read, the words we wri... [more]

Salon 94 at Bergdorf Goodman (via Art Nerd NY)  
5/7/14 Posted 5/7/14

Bergdorf Goodman is getting into the spirit of Frieze week with their (always) beautiful windows. Along the 58th Street side, the windows will be transformed into miniature Frieze tableaus, with David Benjamin Sherry’s C-prints, Paula Hayes‘ terrarium sculpture (we loved her piece in the MoMA lobby awhile back!), and another sculpture by Kueng Caputo from Salon 94,. Go check then out before they change it up to another gorgeous creation! 58th Street and 5th Avenue Posted by Lori Zimmer on Art Nerd. Fo... [more]

Georgia Fee Resident, Rah, exhibits at Cutlog NY  
5/6/14 Posted 5/6/14

We are pleased to announce that Rah, the Georgia Fee Winter 2014 resident will present her video work, Oreo, which she completed during the residency, at this year's Cutlog New York art fair on the Lower East Side during Frieze Week. The video is shown in combination with a program of screenings that engages Sex and Sexuality, Fashion, LTGBQ and Passerby as Subject. Rah's work will screen at 4:45 PM on Thursday, May 8th and at 2:15 PM on Friday, May 9th in the Little Theater. Oreo, 2014, is a... [more]

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