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Bridgewalks by Nat Ward at Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space Bridgewalks by Nat Ward at Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space. Nat Ward Bridgewalks Opening reception: Friday, April 5 from 6-8p On view: April 5 - April 14, 2019 Gallery hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 12-6pm; or by appt. Location: 120 Essex Street NY, NY 10002.

Call for artists - HOME Art exhibition across from The Independence National Historical Park. FRIEDA is proud to introduce curated art exhibitions throughout the year in our Philadelphia space to celebrate art that spans generations. Opportunities are available for established or emerging artists who live or work within the Mid-Atlantic region.

Personal Spaces at Danese / Corey Personal Spaces at Danese / Corey. Danese / Corey: 511 West 22nd Street New York, New York 10011. "Personal Spaces" March 1 - 30, 2019 Opening Reception: February 28, 2019 - 6 to 8pm.

Ander Mikalson: Scores for a Black Hole Ander Mikalson: Scores for a Black Hole. Join us at Art in General on Friday, February 22, 6-9pm, for the opening reception for Scores for a Black Hole, a new commission and the first major solo exhibition by New-York based artist Ander Mikalson.

Call for Artists - Green: The Impossible Color Call for Artists - Green: The Impossible Color. Of all the colors in the rainbow, green is perhaps the most mutable and multifaceted. As a color, it can lean towards yellow, blue, gray, or brown, while still remaining unquestionably itself.

Michael Lacey at OUTPUT Gallery 'To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, That struts and frets his hour upon the stage, And then is heard no more.

How to Frieze in Los Angeles After experiencing the Frieze LA Art Fair at Paramount Studios, I've got some super exciting ideas for everyone to consider and some fun activities you might want to do to make your experience even better than mine. I would have done the following, but I was there as a member of the press and, well, this is not what press should do.

Sophie Melissa's Skilfully Edited Compositions Whether it is pulling in close for some dramatic cropping or changing the perspective to a bird's-eye view, Sophie Melissa's compositions are always well-considered. As she talks about more below, Sophie takes some of her inspiration from poster design.

Watercolour on Google Arts and Culture Comparison of two major initiatives to record watercolours in an online database of watercolour paintings.

Matt Bollinger's fictional universe Contributed by Sangram Majumdar / Matt Bollinger's show, "Three Rooms," on view at Zürcher Gallery through March 2, comprises paintings, maquettes of interiors, and a hand-painted stop-motion animation that runs nearly twenty minutes.

Ariadna Sysoeva Creating Movement with Extended Forms Ariadna Sysoeva has a truly creative approach to the figurative design in her work. She has a keen talent for extending the natural movements of the human form to instil a sense of movement and energy.

An Isolating Space "In the visual arts, the era of the early 1970s believed itself to be a great flowering of post-capitalist culture. It believed that the commodity and its mind-set would be replaced by performance and by site-specific works. The artist would perform in real time, enacting an example of non-alienated work.

Farley Aguilar's screamingly urgent figurative paintings Farley Aguilar’s paintings, on view at Lyles and King, are based on vintage photographs of seaside beauty pageants and Nazi collaborators.

Emily Fromm: No Vacancy Emily Fromm's solo exhibition currently on display at 111 Minna Gallery, "No Vacancy," is the painter's comic-book style depiction of bustling corners of San Francisco. The exhibition shows over 40 works from the California native painter who studied at San Francisco State University.

Yuoning Chien Spreading Joy with the Humorously Absurd It's something that works perfectly in contrast to the clean, almost serious style of clean lines and bold colour. Yuoning talks to us about why she feels the need to have fun with her work, and why she thinks fun is needed. "I 'm a freelance illustrator and graphic designer." "Most of my works are based on my day-to-day life.

Engines of Culture "They're really just images that everybody knows-everything I paint, everything I do. It's just nobody's ever made a picture of it before. Other than medical textbooks, there aren't any pictures of pimples, but we all know them. We all know what armpit hair looks like growing in.

Precious Moments Ltd los angeles opening reception last Sunday titled, "and I'll have a pepper=shaker in my cave, so laugh" resulted in an intimately playful group show that engaged, informed and challenged.

Farnaz Shadravan A mood of musing remembrance pervades "Rearranging My Furniture," Farnaz Shadravan's show presenting sculptural reconfigurations of household items. In Shadravan's hands, parts of once-utilitarian objects such as chairs and doors become meditative totems of hopefulness.

Review: Episode 1 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year: Review of Episode 1 PLUS Learning Points.

Embarrassed the Man "It seems like every artist looks for his own-his or her own space. Their own ground-breaking places and it seemed then that the latest rage was French non-objective painting. And as I understand it-French non-object painting-there's no meaning, except pure color and it's supposed to be pure color and pure form.

Intriguiled and Mystiflighted "Jade Cove Study I" "Cyanophyta" "Succulent with Red Color Field"…

Artist Run Multiverse Summit Artist Run Multiverse Summit, Eastside Projects. Photos: Zunaira Muzaffar 2019. I take this to mean, in the context of this event, that we need to be able to critique ourselves and our organisations, and also critique what it is we're measuring ourselves against, and the criteria we're using for critique in the first place.

Take My Money / Take My Body "Take My Money / Take My Body" at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions is Narei Choi and Nicolas Orozco-Valdivia's conceptually ambitious curatorial debut as a collaborators.

Tamayo and Shire Rufino Tamayo, Man and Woman, 1926, Philadelphia Museum of Art In light of the disgusting, dehumanizing rhetoric and real policies against immigrants in this administration and country I keep revisiting this painting at the PMA, Man and Woman, by Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo.

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