Carina Chitsaz-Shoshtary in HANDEYE Magazine

We love HANDEYE and are thrilled that Carina Chitsaz-Shoshtary’s newest work has been included! ‘Chitsatz-Shoshtary’s chunky pieces of jewelry are composed of walls found in the streets of Munich, Germany. Chitsatz-Shoshtary takes pieces of the walls and divides them into sheets where numerous layers of graffiti are revealed, resembling ancient frescoes. “Here I find all the…

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Lauren Kalman awarded Artist in Residence at Australian National University School of Art

Congratulations to Lauren Kalman who has been awarded the ANU School of Art Residency in Canberra, Australia. The International Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence program includes a travel and material stipend, studio space, and lodging. The residency program is for three weeks in November/December 2014 and is awarded to an artist working in an interdisciplinary way across two (or…

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Raissa Bump to lecture about Artist Growth and Change

How do artists think about change and what precipitates a shift in their work?  Are transformations inevitable, planned or by surprise?  How does process or material affect the possibility for transition? Join artists Raissa Bump, Cristina Cordova, Arthur Gonzalez, and Tom Huang as they discuss the unique internal and external challenges they experience as their work…

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Huffington Post features Barbara Nessim

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…

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Doug Bucci to speak at Philadelphia Design week

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…

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Myra Mimlitsch-Gray to speak at National Metal Museum

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…

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Martina Caruso interview with Lauren Fensterstock

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.…

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Core77 features Wear It Loud with Lola Brooks

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…

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Barbara Nessim in The Atlantic

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…

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Barbara Nessim interview in TimeOut New York

‘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…

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Arthur Hash in American Craft’s Brave New World

“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…

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