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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…

INSTAGRAM IS IN TALKS TO FREE THE NIPPLE WITH THE ARTISTS IT CENSORED

The female nipple, an unlikely hero of the censorship movement, is under scrutiny yet again. Last week, the Facebook and Instagram office hosted a debate over the controversial body part, with 20 assorted members of the art community - which was long overdue.  Director Lina Esco’s film Free The Nipple unleashed a movement much bigger…

7 FEMALE MUSICIANS TO ADD TO YOUR PLAYLIST

In an industry where new artists are constantly being uncovered, it's sometimes difficult to stick out from the crowd. However, there are several female artists on the rise that have made their mark in the music industry and deserve recognition for their raw talents. Tierra Whack After delivering one of the most poignant hip-hop projects…

JIM CARREY, GEORGE W. BUSH, AND MORE UNEXPECTED ARTISTS

Some people have hidden talents or hobbies, like being able to tap dance, knit, do magic tricks, or paint. With the right tools and dedication, anyone has the ability to be an artist. The following people have already made established careers in politics, music, or acting, but they have found a passion for art. Jim…

NEW AT THE WHITNEY: AN INCOMPLETE HISTORY OF PROTEST

On August 18th, An Incomplete History of Protest goes on view at the Whitney Museum from the Whitney's own collection. The exhibition displays how artists from the 1940s-2000s have confronted the political and social issues of their time. The artists' see their work as essential to challenging established thought and creating a more equitable culture, such…

EVAN ROBARTS @ THE HOLE – NEW YORK – MARCH 3 – APRIL 5

Evan Roberts "Run of the Mill" The Hole 312 Bowery, New York City, NY March 3 - April 5, 2015 While Robarts has exhibited widely in group shows over the past few years, this will be his first major solo exhibition. The show at New York City's The Hole will highlight three bodies of work…

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF ART STUNS AT MASTER’S EXHIBIT

The New York Academy of Art prides itself on cultivating talent in a multifaceted, exhaustive way, providing its students with the means to enhance and sustain their original commitment to art. Founded in 1980 by Stuart Pivar, Dennis Smith, Russell Colgate Wilkinson, and Andy Warhol, the not-for-profit school focuses on figurative arts and art history.…

MUSIC IN THE DIGITAL ERA

“It will be only a matter of time—months rather than years—before the music business establishment completely folds. [It will be] no great loss to the world,” said Thom Yorke in 2010, regarding the imminent demise of the music industry.  And at that moment, he was indeed displaying a very keen sense of the obvious. Over…

NAZAFARIN LOTFI – LOVE AT LAST SIGHT – MILAN – JANUARY 15 – MARCH 9

BRAND NEW GALLERY PRESENTS NAZAFARIN LOTFI: LOVE AT LAST SIGHT OPENING RECEPTION JANUARY 15 7 - 9PM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC JANUARY 15 - MARCH 9 Brand New Gallery - Gallery 2 via Farini 32, 20159 Milan +39.02.89.05.30.83 www.brandnew-gallery.com Brand New Gallery is delighted to present Love at last sight, Nazafarin Lotfi’s first Italian solo…

KISS ME DEADLY – PARADISE ROW – LONDON – JANUARY 23 – MARCH 9

  KISS ME DEADLY: A GROUP SHOW OF CONTEMPORARY NEO-NOIR FROM LOS ANGELES JANUARY 23rd UNTIL MARCH 9th PARADISE ROW 74a Newman Street London, W1T 3DB www.paradiserow.com Jeneleen Floyd, Jonah Freeman & Justin Lowe, Francesca Gabbiani, Sayre Gomez, Mark Hagen, Glenn Kaino, Aaron Sandnes, Allison Schulnik, Simmons & Burke, Bobbi Woods, Rosha Yaghmai A group show…

TRACEY EMIN APPOINTED CBE BY QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Lehmann Maupin Gallery announced Tracey Emin's appointment as Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her contributions to the visual arts. The prestigious appointment comes on the heels of two significant solo exhibitions presented in the United Kingdom and her participation in the preparation for the 2012 London Games. In May…

ALEXANDER MELAMID – HELL/HEAVEN – NEW YORK – JANUARY 10 – FEBRUARY 23

(ART) AMALGAMATED AND ART HEALING MINISTRY PRESENT ALEXANDER MELAMID: HELL/HEAVEN OPEN THROUGH JANUARY 10 - FEBRUARY 23 Two venue exhibition: HELL 317 10th Avenue New York, NY HEAVEN 130 W 29th Street Suite 1004 New York, NY Some of the most vivid imagery associated with late 2010's "Arab Spring" shows crowds burning photos of detested…

SCOPE BASEL 2012 – SWITZERLAND – JUNE 12 – 17

Scope Basel is a renowned art fair that brings together the hottest names in emerging artistic talents and gives them an international platform on which to showcase their work and network with seasoned professionals who work in every aspect of art.  The festival has had over 45 events internationally in the past decade alone.  Scope puts work…

ANDREI ROITER AT THE JACK HANLEY GALLERY – NEW YORK – MAY 2 – JUNE 2

From May 2 to June 2, Andrei Roiter will present his third solo exhibition with the Jack Hanley Gallery, the first to be held in the gallery's new Manhattan location.  The exhibition will include paintings, sculptures, and photos by Roiter all relating to the theme of travel as it pertains both to escaping the real…

SCOPE ART FAIR – NEW YORK 2010 INTERVIEWS WITH ARTISTS & GALLERIES BY XXXX MAGAZINE

[qt:http://xxxxmagazine.tv/videos/mov/art/scope-indira-ny.mov http://xxxxmagazine.tv/videos/mov/posters/scope-indira-ny_poster.mov 640 360] SCOPE ART FAIR - NEW YORK 2010 INTERVIEWS WITH ARTISTS & GALLERIES BY XXXX MAGAZINE Video Directed by Indira Cesarine, Photography and cinemtography by Indira Cesarine, Edited by John Paul Zuviate, titles by Emilie Ye Ji Koo XXXX MAGAZINE creative director INDIRA CESARINE interviews artists at this yearsSCOPE NEW YORK ART…

ART BASEL 2009: THIRD LINE GALLERY & KEVIN BRUK GALLERY

[qt:http://xxxxmagazine.tv/videos/mov/art/nick-artbasel.mov http://xxxxmagazine.tv/videos/mov/posters/nick-artbasel_poster.mov 640 360] ART BASEL 2009: INTERVIEWS  WITH NICK HACKWORTH LAILA  BINBREK / THIRD LINE GALLERY ON MONIR SHAHROUDY FARMANFARMAIAN Born in 1924 in Qazvin, Iran, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian graduated from Cornell University, Parsons School of Design and the Faculty of Fine Art in Tehran. Since then she has been reinventing a traditional Iranian craft…

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