Tag: ART

THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM IS THE LATEST TO SELL ARTWORK IN ORDER TO STAY AFLOAT DURING THE PANDEMIC

Earlier this week, the Brooklyn Museum announced its plan to sell 12 historical paintings in order to pay for the maintenance of their full collection. The auctions will take place on October 1 and 15 at Christie’s, and includes lauded works by Courbet, Corot and Cranach, amongst others, with works ranging in estimated value from…

ART BASEL’S MIAMI BEACH SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19, WHILE NADA PLANS TO GO ON WITH A NEW FORMAT

After previously optimistic plans, coupled with the news of New York’s most prominent museums reopening, Art Basel has officially announced that their annual Miami Beach show has been cancelled. This comes somewhat recently following the organization’s arranging of the proper social distancing and quarantine regulations they would have needed to host the event. Art Basel,…

NEW MONUMENT UNVEILED IN CENTRAL PARK HONORS THREE WOMEN’S RIGHTS ACTIVISTS 100 YEARS AFTER THE 19TH AMENDMENT

On Wednesday, August 26, a brand new monument was unveiled in the Literacy Walk section of the Central Park Mall in New York City, depicting three major pioneers of the women’s rights movement — Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The statue is the very first of its kind in the 167-year long history…

MAJOR MUSEUMS ARE OPENING THROUGHOUT NYC — HERE’S HOW THEY PLAN TO KEEP VISITORS SAFE

Following several false starts, art lovers can finally delight as many of New York City’s most prominent museums will be reopening in the coming weeks. On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that starting August 24th, museums and other cultural institutions will be permitted to open to the public: https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo/status/1294299267830611969?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1294299267830611969%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lohud.com%2Fstory%2Fnews%2Fcoronavirus%2F2020%2F08%2F14%2Fny-allow-gyms-bowling-alleys-museums-open-what-know%2F3375518001%2F However, as New York City was…

THE HEALING POWER OF THE GIANTESS: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST MEG LIONEL MURPHY

Artist Meg Lionel Murphy is constantly thinking about bodies: how they heal, how they’re affected by their environment, how they present themselves, how they become sites for violence and pain, how they assert power. Her paintings, which often revolve around giant female-presenting bodies, stand as colorful, maximalist tributes to embodiment and empowerment. Surrounded by flowers…

THE UNTITLED SPACE PRESENTS “THE LABYRINTH” INSTALLATION + EXHIBITION BY INDIRA CESARINE

THE LABYRINTH An Installation and Exhibition by Indira Cesarine ARTIST RECEPTION + PERFORMANCE Featuring Katherine Crockett Thursday, March 12, 6-9pm RSVP events@untitled-space.com THE UNTITLED SPACE 45 Lispenard Street, NYC 10013 EXHIBITION ON VIEW March 6 - April 11, 2020 The Untitled Space is pleased to present “THE LABYRINTH,” an installation and exhibition of works by…

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“REBELLIOUS BLACK GIRL” EXHIBIT BY NICHOLE WASHINGTON OPENS AT THE UNTITLED SPACE IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Tuesday, February 18th, The Untitled Space held the opening of Nichole Washington’s debut New York solo exhibit entitled “Rebellious Black Girl.”  Collectors, friends, and fans came out to celebrate with the artist, and were heavily engaged in her work, asking in-depth questions about her methods and inspirations, while enjoying tunes by her husband, DJ Nick…

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MISS MEATFACE CELEBRATES HER SOLO “PEEP SHOW” WITH A PERFORMANCE AT FLEUR DU MAL IN COLLAB WITH THE UNTITLED SPACE

Kat Toronto (aka Miss Meatface) "Peep Show" Fleur du Mal 175 Mott Street NYC December 11, 2019 - February 14, 2020 On Saturday February 8, The Untitled Space and Fleur Du Mal presented a special New York Fashion Week performance with artist Kat Toronto aka “Miss Meatface” in celebration of her exhibit “Peep Show” being…

THIS BRILLIANT ART EXHIBIT DECLARES WAR ON ANTI-ABORTION LAWS

Last year, Alabama passed the Human Life Protection Act, which bans abortions and criminalizes doctors who perform the procedure. A few weeks after, Georgia passed a law that prohibits abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which usually happens after 6 weeks of pregnancy (most women wouldn’t know they were pregnant yet). Legal abortion is…

YOU WILL NOW GET CARDED TO BUY ART IN THE U.K.

Buying art for the sake of art is an extreme sport, practiced infrequently. And while showing off a sculpture priced as much as a condo in New York isn’t a crime, doing it to conceal an illegal stash of cash is. However, transactions in the art trade aren’t regulated, making it difficult to spot the…

ART BASEL MIAMI | MIAMI ART WEEK 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

We've rounded up all the most talked about events from Art Basel Miami which ended Sunday, December 8th, 2019. Read on to get the full story behind the banana controversy, the opening of the new Rubell Familly Museum hosted by Vanity Fair, Dior's menswear 2020 debut, Lourdes Leon's performance for Desigual, the launch of Cipriani's…

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BODY BEAUTIFUL EXHIBIT OPENED WITH 50 ARTISTS ON VIEW AT THE UNTITLED SPACE IN TRIBECA

The Untitled Space's latest group show, "Body Beautiful" featuring works by 50 contemporary artists celebrating body positivity, opened to crowds in Tribeca on November 21st. The opening night began with an artists reception at 4pm, with the main reception from 6-9pm. Many of the 50 contemporary artists on display were present, including several who flew…

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TRINA MERRY’S “OBJECTIFIED” PERFORMANCE + EXHIBITION OPENED AT THE UNTITLED SPACE ON TRIBECA ART NIGHT

Celebrated body paint artist Trina Merry presented her powerful exhibit and live performance "Objectified"  on November 14th at The Untitled Space. The exhibition (on view through November 16th) and performance was curated by gallery director Indira Cesarine and the opening coincided with Tribeca Art + Culture Night. Throughout the night, models covered head-to-toe in body…

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES COSTUME INSTITUTE EXHIBIT + MET GALA THEME FOR 2020

About Time: Fashion and Duration On view: May 7th - September 7th, 2020 The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave. New York, NY The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced the theme for their Costume Institute exhibition coming in 2020, called About Time: Fashion and Duration. A century and a half of fashion history will…

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2019 BRIC GALA HONORS RECIPIENTS OF COLENE BROWN ART PRIZE

BRIC Gala Thursday, November 7th, 2019 Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave Queens, NYC On Thursday, November 7th, BRIC hosted its annual gala to honor the Colene Brown Artist Prize recipients, including Manuel Acevedo, Nicole Awai, Xenobia Bailey, Nona Faustine, Alicia Grullón, Baseera Khan, Heidi Lau, Christopher Myers, Judith Simonian, and Kennedy Yanko. BRIC is Brooklyn's…

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IFPDA FINE ART PRINT FAIR 2019

IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair October 23-27, 2019 River Pavillion - Javlts Center 11 Avenue at 35th St October 23rd marked the beginning of the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair, a 5-day long festival devoted to the rich history of printmaking. This is the 28th year of the festival celebrating 500 years of the art…

BILLIE EILISH AND THE END OF GENRE

The aesthetic of Billie Eilish is glittering darkness. She mixes lyrics about hopelessness with bright synthesizers and radio-friendly hooks. Her rumination on the macabre has led some critics to declare that she is part of the second iteration of the goth subculture first popularized in the 1980s, but the label doesn’t quite fit. Surprisingly, she…

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