by Lucy Gellman | Oct 23, 2014 12:37 pm
On Friday evening, Melissa Gonzales is planning to throw open her door, stand at the front of a pristine, clean-smelling storefront, and greet New Haveners from East Rock and beyond as she looks out from her news digs on State Street.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 22, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (2)
Splashing wheat paste in all directions, international street artist Swoon took only minutes to complete what in another era may have been considered an act of vandalism, not art. But she came to New Haven by invitation—and left her mark.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 17, 2014 11:18 am | Comments (1)
With regard to the community of artists now showing at Christopher Martins State Street restaurant, exhibiting printmaker Evie Lindemann said that the printmaker defies the stereotype of the lone artist often working in isolation.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 16, 2014 4:30 pm | Comments (1)
Edgewood Park’s skate park is about to get a serious makeover—and perhaps spark an equally serious conversation about public art.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 14, 2014 11:46 am | Comments (2)
Joe Fekieta saw it as a chance to harness some of New Haven’s most overlooked voices. Jonathan Sun envisioned the wide, empty stairways and chipping paint as dynamic, integrating several loose and long-abandoned bricks into his work.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 6, 2014 8:32 am | Comments (2)
Another “First Friday,” and the clocks were striking five across the city.
by Allan Appel | Oct 2, 2014 1:42 pm | Comments (1)
Without having ever been inside, Andy Sternad and John Kleinschmidt (pictured) won a small commission to create a kind of organic cloud of a hanging installation at the old Goffe Street Armory.
Then they entered the building for the first time. Their eyes widened at one of the most magnificent indoor spaces in town.
They looked up at the array of riveted I-beam trusses that vault across the wooden floor of the drill hall 40 feet below. Instantly they knew their plans had to change. The building’s history and geometries took over and became a kind of third collaborator in their new conception.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 1, 2014 11:24 am | Comments (2)
Newhallville may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking about art galleries. And unless you’ve been in the market for new counter tops or imported Tuscany wood-burning ovens, you most likely have never heard of EleMar Marble and Granite—or, therefore the new Gallery at EleMar.
by Khadija Hussain | Sep 29, 2014 1:30 pm | Comments (4)
As professional artist Ryan “Arcy” Christenson outlined an elaborate butterfly, a group of toddlers hurled paint at the wall and older kids added their own up-close touches—which was all part of the point.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 29, 2014 12:54 pm
Some of Steve DiGiovanni’s Bedroom Paintings, now exhibiting at Westville’s DaSilva Gallery, suggest strong sexual content, with brief nudity, as movie rating disclaimers sometimes advise.