A STITCH IN TIME: GHOST VARIATIONS INSTALLATION AT C.G. BOERNER GALLERY

The Cuban-born artists Alain Guerra (b. 1968) and Neraldo de la Paz (b. 1955) have been working collaboratively under the name Guerra de la Paz since 1996. Guerra de la Paz (GdlP) is a collaboration between Miami-based, Cuban-born artists Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz. Over the past two decades, GdlP has transformed the…

STATEN ISLAND HAS AN ART SCENE

MEET DB LAMPMAN   DB Lampman is known for her unusual large-scale sculptural installations, video and performance art. She received her BFA from Maryland Institute, College of Art in 1994 and her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1996. DB is a 2011 recipient of the Premier Grant from the Council on the…

MEXICAN ARTIST PIA CAMIL

    Pia Camil takes inspiration from urban and industrial forms, reinterpreting them as handmade objects that recode the artist’s relationship to the city and notions of public space. The Mexico City-based artist began by photographing her native city, particularly the billboards that compose the visual fabric of the environment. From these hand-colored photographs, she…

ANCIENT & MODERN FLOWER CROWNS

A Brief History of the Flower Crowns Despite the fact that wedding flower crowns are hugely popular today, they’re really not a new idea. The fresh flower halo has been a popular accessory all over the world for centuries. And it’s steeped in tradition and meaning. To get the full scoop on the flower crown,…

LOOK INSIDE MY WINDOW

        WEATHERVANE is a window gallery at 76 N8th Street between Wythe and Kent Ave. that is open and lit 24/7. We opened in May of 2015. Our main goal is to provide a public venue to show artwork by dedicated artists to bring joy and light to my neighbors and the city. In an area that…

BIG BLING BY MARTIN PURYEAR

MAJOR COMMISSIONED OUTDOOR EXHIBITION FOR SPRING 2016 — BY RENOWNED AMERICAN SCULPTOR MARTIN PURYEAR      Big Bling, a forty-foot high, temporary multi-tier structure will be Mad. Sq. Art’s thirty-third public art exhibition MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY  and renowned American sculptor Martin Puryear have announced a major public sculpture, Big Bling, to be on view in…