by Brian Slattery | Oct 12, 2015 7:36 am | Comments (3)
Knife-sharpener Harper Keehn built a movable home “skeletally” atop a flatbed trailer and took it on a 7,000-mile trip across the U.S. and back again. Saturday he parked it at the entrance to the Goffe Street Armory for City Wide Open Studios’ Alternative Space Weekend, which found the building’s cavernous middle space and three floors of warren-like rooms bursting with artists from all over the area.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 7, 2015 12:12 pm
For one rainy night, the forlorn shell at the corner of Orange and Center Streets, once home to Bentara and now a display of stacked tables and chairs and a tiki bar collecting dust, was no longer so conspicuously vacant.
by Allan Appel | Sep 25, 2015 1:16 pm
Last spring Nina Binin won a prize at a Creative Arts Workshop benefit: She could curate a solo show of an artist of her choice.
Binin chose her mom. The reasons include not only pride and love, but deep admiration and even a dash of filial envy.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 23, 2015 3:18 pm | Comments (1)
A painting injury last winter left Kwadwo Adae’s left his arm in a sling and forced a hiatus from his prolific pace as one of the city’s most popular muralists. His injury was not caused by a fall from a ladder or from slipping on wet paint. The artist said he lost his “powers” for six weeks after developing severe tendinitis from too much painting.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 22, 2015 12:12 pm | Comments (11)
“Sketchbooks are a companion to me,” said artist Amie Ziner. “I always have a sketchbook with me.”
by David Sepulveda | Sep 17, 2015 2:11 pm | Comments (1)
The image of a young boy biting into a shiny, red apple materialized over several hours late Wednesday afternoon as Ryan (Arcy) Christenson, a graffiti artist and muralist, painted his statement on a large 8’ x 12’ panel at Orange Street’s Pitkin Plaza.
by Sharon Benzoni | Sep 15, 2015 11:43 am | Comments (32)
Three summers ago, you could have found Chris Randall furiously painting beneath an underpass on State Street.
by Allan Appel | Sep 11, 2015 7:00 am
That’s because shortly after Madame Tussauds modeled Voltaire and other late 18th century celebs in wax, it was also done right here in our town.
by Staff | Sep 10, 2015 3:48 pm
Is art now trying to have a discussion about race?
by Staff | Sep 10, 2015 3:43 pm
On the latest episode of Law, Life, and Culture, host Betsy Kim talked with Leland Moore, one of the curators of “Arresting Patterns: Race and the Criminal Justice System.” The artwork in the exhibition, which runs at Artspace until Sept. 13, deals with the topic of racial disparity in the criminal justice system.