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Ever Yours
Much of what we know about the Post-Impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh in fact, comes straight from the artist himself. A new book from Yale University Press highlights 265 (from a collection of over 800) of Van Gogh's written letters, giving the...
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David Reuben: "Kings & Corpses"
On 22 October, fine artist and filmmaker David King Reuben will make his US debut at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel in Chelsea, NYC. The show will feature his large-scale, figure-focused paintings paired with photographer Dominic White's black and...
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Cool Hunting Video: Juan Miguel Palacios
A recent transplant to Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood, Spanish artist Juan Miguel Palacios is making a splash in the New York art scene with a series of work focusing on the human form. Palacios uses a unique technique which involves layering a...
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I'm So Wild About Your Strawberry Mouth
by Vivianne Lapointe "I'm So Wild About Your Strawberry Mouth," a multidisciplinary exhibition by West Virginia-born, New York-based artist Aïda Ruilova, presents a new series of works on paper created out of 25 Emmanuelle movie posters collected...
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Alpha Wave
Opening tomorrow at Duve Berlin, an exhibition of new work by Evan Gruzis explores the interstices of waking and dreaming life. "Alpha Wave" derives its aesthetic from the afterimage effect—the "burning" of an image on ones vision after the...
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Kim Dong Yoo
Already a household name in Asia, Korean painter Kim Dong Yoo's inaugural U.S. exhibit at NYC's Hasted Kraeutler gallery aims to introduce the artist to a new, American audience. The self-titled show features a series of large-scale paintings...
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Dark Water
Curator of the upcoming exhibition "Dark Water," Brooklyn-based painter Martin Wittfooth drops his brush in favor of hand-selecting contemporaries who inspire him, compiling 29 representational painters' whose visions reflect the exhibition's namesake...
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Travis Louie
As a young boy growing up in Queens, Travis Louie would roam the hallways of his friends' houses gazing longingly at their vintage family photographs, realizing the lack of pictures of previous generations of his own Chinese-American family. Years...
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Oren Eliav
Hollow-eyed portraits, glittering ornamentation and cavernous architecture haunt the canvasses of Israeli painter Oren Eliav. The Rappaport Prize-winner's otherworldly imagery creates tension between doubt and faith, exploring the historical implications...
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Julie Rofman Jewelry
Call them jazzed-up friendship bracelets or modernist beadwork, Julie Rofman's colorful cuffs reinvent hippie tropes—even if the Northern California studio overlooking the ocean where she makes them might suggest otherwise. With Andrew Bird...