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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]

The Frieze Flurry: Our Coverage Starts Wednesday  
5/5/14 Posted 5/6/14

Frieze New York 2013, Photograph by Naho Kubota, Courtesy of Naho Kubota/ Frieze. Springtime in the art world means Frieze New York and the flurry of satellite fairs and events that comes with it. Our Frieze New York Special Edition starts Wednesday, and includes a round up of all the fairs, commentary, interviews, and previews for the week to come. Also keep an eye on our Twitter and Instagram as we bring you coverage from the fairs, openings and events throughout the wee... [more]

Summer 2014 Resident Announced  
5/2/14 Posted 5/2/14

May 2, 2014: ArtSlant is very pleased to announce the Summer 2014 resident, Brooklyn-based visual artist and recent Hunter College MFA graduate Sara Shaoul. Sara will take up residence in Paris during July and August, 2014. Sara was selected from a large pool of very talented artists and writers spanning many disciplines. These fifteen excellent candidates were selected to participate in interviews with our selection panel before a consensus was reached. The Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency is a biannual, two month residency in the beautiful... [more]

About Frickin' Time! You May Now Take #Selfies at The Frick  
4/30/14 Posted 4/30/14

image courtesy of The Frick Collection, New York Whew! Finally, #TheFrickCollection has realized it's #2014. The staunchly conservative #museum amended its visitor policies to allow #photography without flash aka #MUSEUMSELFIE! (#filters are a go). The decision closely follows a host of other institutions' move to lighten up already, Hyperallergic reported. In allowing photography, The Frick Collection joins the ranks of MoMA PS1, the Met, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Gallery of Art, and the Getty Museum. ... [more]

Calling All Artists! Round 3 Opens Today!  
4/28/14 Posted 4/28/14

Round 3 of the ArtSlant Prize showcase opens today! 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. Or just click the link below if you're already signed in. 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 det... [more]

ArtSlant Prize Round 2 Juried Winners Announced  
4/21/14 Posted 4/21/14

Didn't make it this round? Round 3 starts on April 28th! Learn more about the ArtSlant Prize Round 2 Juried Winners: ABSTRACT Artist: Detlef "Dego" GotzensTitle: Perpetual rational space, 2013Medium: Acrylic and charcoal on cradled panel ABSTRACT Artist: Nicolas SALETitle: plate 6, 2014 Medium: oil on canvas DRAWING Artist: Christina McPheeTitle: listening to incredible machines, 2014Medium: Ink, watercolor, and graphite on Arches HP paper PHOTOGRAPHY Artist:... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Cathy Choi  
4/20/14 Posted 4/20/14

(Image: Cathy Choi, B1404, 2014, Acrylic, pigment, glue, and resin on canvas, 36 x 36 inches (91 x 91 cm); Courtesy of Margaret Thatcher Projects, NY) Cathy Choi (b. Seoul, South Korea) I have a fascination with water. Water has qualities of fluidity, rhythm, luminosity, color, movement, and ultimately, a spiritual essence. Although I am drawn to water as my source of inspiration, my art is non-representational. I want my work to have its own vitality and “life,” and be separat... [more]

20100811120838-knox-martin-caprichos-copy Knox Martin at Janos Gat: A review of Caprichos by Edward Leffingwell - Art In America, October 2003  
Knox Martin at Janos Gat Gallery April 29th, 2003 - September 12th, 2003
Posted 4/19/14

Knox Martin at Janos Gat: A review of Caprichos by Edward Leffingwell Knox Martin named his new series of generously scaled, unframed drawings "Caprichos" for the moralizing, didactic, fever-dream etchings of Goya that first attracted him as a child, 67 years ago. But there is substantial whimsy to Martin's recent phantasmagoria of animal and human forms. Ranging from roughly 2 to 7 feet on a side, they are confident, loosely drawn in pen and ink, crayon and watercolor on thin sheets of paper,... [more]

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