This past weekend was the annual Newark Open Doors event. The city opened up, allowing the public to engage with a wide range of art in a plethora of venues. There is something raw, emotional […]
By K.Anthony Lawler Performance art, as a construct, contains the capacity to envelope space, shift the concept of time, alter our traditional understanding of artistic engagement and download foreign emotions […]
By Eric Valosin I recently attended a Catholic mass with a friend of mine. Theological differences aside, my thoroughly Protestant upbringing sprinkled with a hint of Catholic ancestry always causes […]
By Daniel Morowitz The nineteenth century the French Salon was the preeminent place to exhibit paintings. Stacked floor to ceiling, inclusion in a show could make the career of a […]
by Tracy DiTolla What is light? It is always around us whether from the sun, moon and stars or human-directed electricity. In our world, a flick of a switch causes […]
By Daniel Morowitz The golden ratio can break down a rectangle into an almost infinite number of squares. Unlimited in its application, artists and architects held this ratio as the […]
We have a tumultuous relationship with nature; we try to control it, protect it, exploit it, destroy it, preserve it, etc. Planting a garden, killing weeds, mowing the lawn, picking up vegetables at the store, and vacationing at the shore are just a few of the hundreds of way we connect with nature."
By Tracy DiTolla From Ken’s Bio: Ken Weathersby’s paintings were on exhibit in 2015 in “Off the Grid” at Pierogi Gallery, in “Textual” at Odetta Gallery, in a three-person show […]
Artist Talk this Saturday, March 12, 2016, 2-3:30pm Join Pat Lay and Guest Curator Lilly Wei In Conversation with Aljira Visiting Curator Dexter Wimberly review by Kasia Skorynkiewicz As […]
by Maryann Ficker Entering the high ceilinged, spacious, white cube of Gallery Aferro from gritty Market Street in Newark, is like stepping into another world. Upon entering Jo-El Lopez’s first […]
New Jersey based artist, Leslie Adler recently had her first solo show at First Street Gallery on 26th street in Chelsea, Manhattan. Adler’s art practice is process driven, responding to emotional states and literary inspiration. She […]
Abney is not afraid of color. There were reds, blues and yellows, and greens, violets and oranges: flat, monochromatic, and neon versions of them!
Aljira: A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ by K.Anthony Lawler A wonderful expanse of creative vision and technological empowerment – a reflection of the rise of our digital age […]
Catherine Haggarty in studio, 2016 *The interview has been edited for continuity. I met Catherine Haggarty when I wrote about her work in “Megalodon” a show in Hoboken at the […]
Gallery211 in Red Bank, NJ is pleased to announce PALIMPSEST featuring local artists Manda Gorsegner and Robert O’Connor. February 26, 2016 – May 20, 2016 Opening Reception Friday, February 26, 2016, 6pm – […]
Index Art Center | Newark, NJ On View Dec 12 – Jan 8 by K.Anthony Lawler Forms of motion, balance and rhythm were expressed in totality last weekend at Index […]