from Huffington Post October 21, 2014. How To Be A Revolutionary Feminist Artist, While Hardly Noticing. ‘Barbara Nessim’s work may seem playful and even innocuous, but in fact, that’s what makes her endless combinations of colors and lines so dangerous. Since the 1960s Nessim has been at the front lines of both illustration and…Details
THE PHILADELPHIA MAKER MOVEMENT: TOWARD FUTURE GROWTH & SUSTAINABILITY Monday October 13, 2014 4-7pm Philadelphia was once known as the “Workshop of the World” owing not to its big factories, such as Stetson Hats and Baldwin Locomotive, but rather to its staggering number and diversity of small manufactures, artisanal shops, and cottage-scale makers. Today, Philadelphia…Details
In conjunction with the exhibition, MYRA MIMLITSCH-GRAY | MASTER METALSMITH there will be a gallery talk with the Mimlitsch-Gray at 5pm on Saturday October 4th. Mimlitsch-Gray is widely known in the metals and fine arts communities for her meticulous workmanship, profound sense of history, and unexpected playfulness. This is her first solo retrospective exhibition, conceived as…Details
Interview with our gallery director at IAP, Martina Caruso: Martina Caruso: What do you think is the most important message communicated through your artwork? Lauren Fensterstock: In some ways, I think my work is about getting away from central messages or narratives. A personal perspective is the result of thousands of years of overlapping activities.…Details
Core77 features exhibition at Reinstein Ross curated by SP artist Ruta Reifen and writer Bella Neyman. The exhibition includes artists Lola Brooks and Anya Kivarkis. Through October 19th, this exhibition is a must see in NYC. “While each piece represents a unique, one-or-a-kind wearable works of art, the show is divided into five categories: artists…Details
On Barbara Nessim’s exhibition at Bard: Steven Heller at The Atlantic says “It is not to be missed”. ‘ …by the early ‘60s, Nessim’s illustrations started appearing, ironically, in a new wave of intelligent men’s girlie magazines that focused on lifestyle, culture and sex, following the Esquire and Playboy models. Her work for them was not…Details
‘Barbara Nessim isn’t quite a household name, unless you happen to live in a really cool house that praises originality and ingenuity. The New York native was a not only a pioneering illustrator during the heady, male-dominated art world of the 1960s, but one of the earliest adopters of using a computer for graphic design. We chatted…Details
“So the blacksmith that has spent years honing their craft is somehow better than someone who has spent years learning code, learning CAD, building their own 3D printer or CNC, and making work?” he asks. To him the argument is nonsensical. “This technology requires the same, if not more, investment of time to learn and…Details
Curated by writer Bella Neyman and SP artist Ruta Reifen, WEAR IT LOUD runs through October 16 at Reinstein Ross in NYC. SP is thrilled that two of our artists were asked to be a part, Lola Brooks and Anya Kivarkis “There’s a great interest in the category, and our goal is to reach a…Details
Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life from Bard Graduate Center on Vimeo.
In conjunction with the exhibition, Coveted Objects, artist Lauren Kalman will speak at Cranbrook Museum of Art on September 12, 2014 at 6pm. Coveted Objects, the first solo exhibition in Michigan by the Detroit-based artist and metalsmith Lauren Kalman, explores issues of taste and desire that inform our sensibilities towards the body and design objects. The…Details
The Newark Museum under Chief Curator Ulysses Grant Dietz has acquired gallery artist Biba Schutz‘s necklace, Midnight, from her recent exhibition, HALF FULL. You can view the exhibition here.