All posts tagged: New York

Artscene Stuff: Governor’s Island Art Fair Call for Artists Extended Deadline

June 10, 2015 Good Morning! Artscene has arrive for the second Wednesday to deliver a few good things. First I have some news from Governor’s Island Art Fair. Would you like to participate in this year’s fair? Well be thankful, because you still have a chance!   GOVERNOR’S ISLAND ART FAIR EXTENDED CALL FOR ARTISTS from website: Call for Artists – EXTENDED DEADLINE: JUNE 15 We hear you… You need more time Procrastinator? So, many artists are asking for a little more time. So we are extending the deadline. We hope this makes life a little easier.. The 8th Annual Governors Island Art Fair – New York’s Largest Independent Exhibition “Gems Among the Ruins” – New York Times Seeking independent artists worldwide working in all disciplines; Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Installation, Video, and Sound Art. Submit your work for the 2015 Governors Island Art Fair opening this September. GIAF – New York’s largest independent exhibition – will once again feature one hundred artists of exceptional talent, each awarded an exhibition room or large outdoor space in …

Artscene Newsletter: MoMA Films

April 29, 2015 Hello again. Just a short and brief look at what films are being played over at MoMA. MoMA FILM   from the website: MoMA Presents: Elaine May’s Mikey and Nicky / May 3-9 This is a weeklong run of MoMA’s recently struck 35mm print of Mikey and Nicky, the third of Elaine May’s brilliant contributions to 1970s American cinema, after A New Leaf and The Heartbreak Kid. (Ishtar, from 1987, also has its fierce partisans.) In this noir chamber piece, set over a long, tense night in some of the speedier redoubts of Philadelphia, a jittery John Cassavetes becomes convinced that a local mobster has put a price on his head. As he looks to childhood friend and small-time crook Peter Falk for salvation, old wounds and new treacheries arise. Japan Speaks Out! Japanese Talkies / May 6-20 “During the early years of the Showa period (1926–1989), while Japan’s silent cinema reached new artistic heights, Japanese filmmakers took the first steps towards sound film. Whereas in the West the transition to sound was …

Artscene Newsletter Weekend: Flux Art Fair

April 25, 2015 Hello everybody…weekend is staying with us for a while and it’s time to check up on what’s going on in the world of creativity. Art fairs are coming and here is one you need to see about.  FLUX ART FAIR MAY 14 – 17, 2015 / HARLEM, NEW YORK PRESS & VIP / VERNISSAGE MAY 13, 2015  Corn Exchange Building / NW Corner of 125 St. Park Ave from the website: A contemporary art fair in the culturally rich community of Harlem.  FLUX Art Fair is a dynamic artistic platform engaging an international community of collectors and those who simply appreciate art to discover artists and discover the vitality of Harlem. Driven by curators collaborating with artists, FLUX Fair contributes to the vibrancy of Harlem by expanding the scene beyond the walls of the fair, partnering with cultural institutions and creating opportunity for rising Harlem artists within the fair.  Guest Curators select lead artists to present significant signature works linking emerging artists to a broader spectrum of art collectors. Artists and curators respond to the curatorial theme: “The …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: SOTHEBY’S INSTITUTE OF ART SUMMER ONLINE COURSES

June 18, 2014 Hello again…..back with a very brief piece of Art Scene stuff. I’ve just recently found Sotheby’s Institute of Art. As the website states: Taught by leading scholars and professionals in the field, all of our online courses focus on important art world topics, including art history, art business, contemporary art, and more. They have a 6 week Summer Online Course starting June 23. Yes, that a few days away, but like I said I just recently found out about it. Here are the courses: Art History : Introduction to Art History: Movements that Mattered Giotto to Warhol: Understanding Painting’s Enduring Appeal Contemporary Art: Introduction to Contemporary Art Contemporary Chinese Art and Its Markets Art Business: Art as a Global Business Understanding Legal Concepts in the Art World Art Writing: Writing for the Art World Artist’s Writings: Developing a Writer’s Voice If anyone is interested and would like to get more information go to sothebyinstitute.com. Sotheby’s Institute of Art will be added to the Education Corner page in the next few days. Come …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: WORKSHOPS, WORKSHOPS

May 28, 2014 Hello and good morning! The last Wednesday for May is here. Found three workshops you could and should be interested in. THE 58TH JURIED EXHIBITION AT THE HAGGIN MUSEUM Sponsored by Stockton Art League August 7 – September 28, 2014. Over $5,00 cash award. Opened to all US Artists. No photography or computer art https://client.smaterentry.com/sal Click on “Haggin Museum 58th Juried exhibition.” Under the heading “Available Shows.” Prospectus: http://www.stocktonartleague.org Juror: Dale Laitinen Inquiries: 58thhagginshow@comcast.net DEADLINE: JUNE 12, 2014 NOTE: Having trouble with http://client.smarterentry.com/sal.   PASTEL SOCIETY OF OREGON 19TH BIENNIAL NATIONAL JURIED SHOW Emerald Art Center 500 Main Street , Springfield, Oregon 97477 September 2 – 27, 2014 $5,000 cash & merchandise awards Workshop Instructor: Barbara Courtney Jaenick PSA Workshop: September 10 – 12, 2014. Prospectus Entry Form: http://www.pastelsocietyoforegon.com block.lora@gmail.com or connie@renoah.com DEADLINE: JUNE 16, 2014   THE 42ND ANNUAL OPEN JURIED EXHIBITION: ENDURING BRILLANCE September 2 – 21, 2014 National Arts Club, New York City Soft pastels onlyOver $25,000 in awards Online digital entries only Download Prospectus after February 1 (which …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: OUTSIDER ART FAIR, MAY 8-11

May 3, 2014 Hey! This art fair is making its way for the first time. 2014 is the year that Outsider Art Fair will make its mark on May 8-11, 2014, at Chelsea’s Center, which was formally the home of the Dia Art Foundation, at 548 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011. Yes this will coincide with the Frieze Art Fair. OAF Talks presents two panel discussions: May 10, 2014 2-3:30 pm @ Center 548 RooftopLost in Translation: Jean-Michel Basquait, Self-Taught Artist4-5:30 pm @ Center 548 RooftopHenry Darger: 40 Years Later There will be 47 exhibitions from all corners of the world like….. Democratic Republic of the Congo New Zealand India Brazil Japan…… Outside Art Fair starts Thursday, May 8 from 3-6 pm. Admission is $100. General vernissage: 6-9 pm admission: $50 Friday, May 9 / 11am–8pm Saturday, May 10 / 11am–8pm Sunday, May 11 / 11am–6pm Daily tickets for remainder of the show: $20 and a pass for a full run: $50. Recap: Outsider Art Fair / May 8-11, 2014 Center 548 548 …

ART SCENE NEWS LETTER: FRIEZE ART FAIR NEW YORK 2014

March 29, 2014 Good Morning! The weekend is here and I have something for you. Some of you may have heard about the Frieze Art Fair New York and it is coming along with lots of information. For more about Frieze Art New York go to friezenewyork.com.  I will continue to give you more heads up about it. Have a nice weekend and be blessed! 🙂 This is what I got so far from their website so far….. FRIEZE ART FAIR NEW YORK RANDALL’S ISLAND PARK MAY 9-12, 2014 From August last year till January: Gallery application procedures have since closed, list of galleries were announced in November. Details dates were announced, The Frieze Projects announced programs of specially commissioned artworks. February 28, 2014: Frieze announced artists participating in Frieze Sounds at Frieze New York 2014, program features three commissioned audio works by Keren Cytter, Cally Spooner and Hannah Weinberger. March 1, 2014: Tickets Released. March 19, 2014: Al’s Grand Hotel is ready for booking. Located inside Frieze Art Fair New York, 2014. Hotel is …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: NYSS SUMMER SESSION 2014 & GET THE ART FAIR LOWDOWN

March 26, 2014 Good Morning! Want to give your art technique some polishing? New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture can help you with that. NEW YORK SUMMER SCHOOL SUMMER SESSION 2014 As it states on their webpage: The Summer Session offers a unique opportunity for interested artists who are not enrolled in any of the full-time programs to experience the intensity and rigor of the School’s perspective in a condensed manner. The Summer Session is comprised of both two-week Marathons and longer atelier classes that focuses on specific concentrations in either drawing, painting, and sculpture. Students may choose to participate in the Marathon, with additional selections of other course offerings, or take the full seven-week path that includes both the Marathon and the Atelier classes. All classes run Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm unless otherwise noted. The application deadline for the marathons courses: May 20, 2014 Marathon includes: Drawing Marathon: Graham Nickson & Guest/June 2-13, 2014 Cost: $1625 Drawing Marathon: Highline with Linda Darling & Guest/June 2-6, 2014. Cost: $890 Portrait …