Biba Schutz in Material Location at UrbanGlass

Curated by Brooklyn based curator, historian and educator Susie Silbert, MATERIAL LOCATION explores the fluidity, containment and scientific innovation that have become synonymous with the materiality of glass. Included in the exhibition is the neckpiece above, Rosa del Blanco, the newest work of artist Biba Schutz. Material Location January 21 – March 7, 2015 opening reception |…

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Lauren Kalman in CRAFTING ANATOMIES at Nottingham Trent University

Crafting Anatomies will place the human body at the centre of a multi-disciplinary dialogue; exploring how this entity has been interpreted, crafted and reimagined in historical, contemporary and future contexts. January 7 – February 6, 2015, Bonington Gallery at Nottingham Trent University 43 practitioners in total will take part, including » Boudicca » Shelly Goldsmith »…

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PrintMag | Nessim & Steinem: Writers, Artists, Activists, Role Models

Print Magazine includes a nice write-up by Ellen Shapiro on Barbara Nessim’s retrospective at Bard in New York as well as some anecdotes from the conversation between Barbara and Gloria Steinem earlier in December. “The media have changed, but Nessim’s advice to young artists hasn’t. “Find out who you are,” she says. “There’s only one of…

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Gloria Steinem and Barbara Nessim in Coversation at BARD Graduate Center

On the occasion of Barbara Nessim’s retrospective at Bard Graduate Center Gallery in New York In the 1960s, Gloria Steinem and Barbara Nessim were roommates. These two independent, creative women – one from East Toledo and one from the Bronx — forged a friendship that has lasted over fifty years. Join them for an intimate…

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PULSE Miami press and images

Lauren Fensterstock and Susie Ganch received some great press from our booth at PULSE Miami… a few links below. Artsy | 10 must see booths at the Miami Fairs Artsy | Top nine trending artists Hyperallergic | Piecing things together White Wall Magazine | Obssesive tendencies ArtInfo Art Daily CLICK HERE to see some pics of our booth

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Review: Strange Bedfellows | Lauren Kalman, Modern Furniture, Ornament, and Religion

from Gabriel Craig’s review on Art Jewelry Forum “In Lauren Kalman’s works there is little restraint, unless of course we are talking about actual physical restraining devices. The works on show in her new exhibition, Coveted Objects, continue in the artist’s tradition of making beautiful objects and well-composed photographs that augment the body and depict sexually…

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Helen Britton | artist in residence at The Bengel Foundation | exhibition

Helen Britton has been  the Artist in Residence at the Bengel Foundation in Idar-Oberstein and working in the Bengel Factory and at the University of Applied Sciences in Idar-Oberstein, Germany since this past October. Through researching classic raw stone materials of this region and those transported here from her homeland Australia, along side the possibilities offered…

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Susie Ganch | video

THE WORK OF SUSIE GANCH. Created in conjunction with her exhibition TIED at the always impressive, Visual Arts Center of Richmond. See Susie’s work at the PULSE Contemporary Art Fair in December 2014.

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Museum of Art + Design gets Märta Mattsson

The Museum of Art + Design in New York has just added a work by artist Märta Mattsson to the permanent collection. With a mission to collect, display, and interpret objects that document contemporary and historic innovation in craft, art, and design the museum continues to thrive under the new leadership of director Glenn Adamson. It…

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new Helen Britton publication available

Awarded Munich’s Prize for Visual Arts (Foerderpreis für Bildende Kunst) in 2013, Helen Britton continues to be recognized for her work in contemporary jewelry. In conjunction with the prize, a short catalogue was published and Sienna Patti had the opportunity to write the short essay, below. To order a copy of the limited edition catalogue visit…

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