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The Con Artist: Poetic Justice, CASH4-ed Out, and, Judd-le Gym?  
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1/31/14 Posted 1/31/14

Poetic Justice emoji illustration by the author The pen may be mightier than the sword, but it ain't a shield. A drunken debate between a poet and a prose writer turned tragic last week when the poet knifed the prosateur to death. The 53-year-old former teacher and poet has already confessed to stabbing his friend in his apartment in Sverdlovsk after the friend said only prose was real literature. The man faces up to 15 years in prison. This isn’t the first time philosophical debates... [more]

Preview of Whitewash paintings  
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2/24/13 Posted 2/24/13

Artist’s Preview: “Whitewash,” Patricia Aaron, April 19th through June 1st, 2013, Space Gallery. Graffiti has always fascinated acclaimed artist Patricia Aaron. The richly-layered patina of street art has thrived as an engaging and creative method of mass communication which predates the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome. It’s an alluring and seductive language that’s been the basis of over twenty years of research for Aaron, a painter and sculptor deeply fascinated with the pheno... [more]

Preview of Whitewash paintings  
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2/24/13 Posted 2/24/13

Artist’s Preview: “Whitewash,” Patricia Aaron, April 19th through June 1st, 2013, Space Gallery. Graffiti has always fascinated acclaimed artist Patricia Aaron. The richly-layered patina of street art has thrived as an engaging and creative method of mass communication which predates the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome. It’s an alluring and seductive language that’s been the basis of over twenty years of research for Aaron, a painter and sculptor deeply fascinated with the pheno... [more]

Amidst Predictions of a “Mayan Apocalypse”, Mexican and American Artists Paint Together for the Mayan Parade  
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12/22/12 Posted 12/22/12

Amidst Predictions of a “Mayan Apocalypse”, Mexican and American Artists Paint Together for the Mayan Parade Despite fears over the Mayan calendar, New York artists Jeremy Penn, Ari Lankin, and Paul Zepeda are joining together to celebrate December 21 as the beginning of a new era for Mexico. There are a number of people concerned about the “end” of the Mayan calendar, which falls on December 21.  Doomsday prophets and profiteers warn that it could be the end of the world. But for a group of p... [more]

The Artist Entrepreneur: How Technology is Transforming the Art World  
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10/24/12 Posted 10/24/12

Published in Forbes on 10/22/2012This article was written by Veronika Sonsev, CEO Founder of inSparq.com, an ecommerce technology company. She is also a co-founder of Women Innovate Mobile, a technology accelerator focused on female founders. Seth Godin says, “All artists are entrepreneurs. All entrepreneurs are artists.” With the advent of new technology startups like Kickstarter, Eventbrite and Artsicle, Godin’s vision is getting elevated to the next level enabling artists to take their career in... [more]

New projects from artist Erick Sánchez - September 2012 - NYC  
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9/20/12 Posted 9/20/12

 Dear friends, art lovers and collectors:Hope you’re having a great summer. I’m very pleased to share with you some exciting news about my art career and upcoming projects.*Erick Sánchez at The 2012 The Bronx Biennale of Latin American ArtMy painting and installation “I will show you fear in a handful of dust” has been selected to be part of The Bronx Biennale of Latin American Art 2012. It will take place between September 14 and November 30, 2012.The Bronx Biennale of Latin American Art is a curate... [more]

Kickstarter for my new exhibition – Genesis: Creation and Decadence  
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9/20/12 Posted 9/20/12

Three and a half years ago, I said goodbye to my family and friends and I moved from Puerto Rico to NY to pursue my dream of being a professional artist. This move was full of obstacles but within a year I was awarded a study scholarship with the artist/instructor Bruce Dorfman at Art Students League of New York.My first big project in the US was a series of large scale landscape paintings and installations entitled Dangerous Lands. At the time, there was turmoil in my life and creating these pieces h... [more]

Urban Issues  
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12/13/11 Posted 12/13/11

Interacting with city surfaces through reflections and/or through ruffling smooth appearances to see what lies below the obvious is an ongoing interest.  My 'interaction' consist of  'scrambling', so to speak,  the confident lines of bricks, or street signs, or by interfering with the colours and textures of fragments from public wall paintings and graffiti.  Buildings reflected in pavement puddles therefore get entangled with inconsistent and erratic curves of organic matter like trees.  Plant an... [more]

Erick Sanchez takes over the New York art scene  
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11/28/11 Posted 11/28/11

Dear friends, art lovers and collectors:Hope you’re having a great Fall. I’m pleased to share with you exciting news about my upcoming projects.__________________________________________________________________________________Vytlacil artist-in-residency open studiosOpening Reception: Thursday, December 1, 2011From 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm241 Kings HighwaySparkill, NY 10976A van to Vytlacil from the Art Students League at 215 West 57th Street leaves at 4:00 pm. RSVP required at 212-247-4510______________... [more]

Call for Artists: Nouveau Expression - Be Heard  
Posted 9/7/11

Nouveau Expression is a recent collaboration between winemaker Georges Duboeuf and renowned Brooklyn street artist Mr. Kaves. This competition calls on all artists, working in all range of media, to submit work that expresses your individual style and perspective, and captures the spirit of the new. Whether you paint, sculpt, draw, dance, sing, write or all of the above, you are invited to submit your work via the Georges Duboeuf Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/GeorgesDuboeuf - all rules and submission guidelines can be found here) by Sept... [more]


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