Fred Duignan shares his personal accounts of the wild 80s art scene and Studio54 socialite Baird Jones, artist and friend Stephen “Hoop” Hooper and their celebrity art collection that went on the auction block at Rogallery and reported on Fox Business show “Strange Inheritances.” (Airing April 13th) The collection featured works by an over-the-top list, including David Bowie, Chuck Close, Muhammad Ali, John Lennon, James Dean, even Charles Manson.
HBO Launches the ‘HeLa’ Exhibition in Tribute to Henrietta Lacks, the ‘Mother of Modern Medicine’, HBO and Lewis Long have brought together Derrick Adams, Doreen Garner, Tomashi Jackson, Zoe Buckman, Madeleine Hunt Ehrlich for a traveling exhibition that launched in SOHO, NYC on April 6th and will travel on to D.C. for the premiere of HBO and Oprah’s new movie, as well as Atlanta.
From Amsterdam: Eric Rutgrink’s review of Neil Fortunes exhibition “Friction in the space between” at Galerie 23. “Friction in the space between… invites us to delve into an existential ideology expounded through traditional conceptualism and modernist media.” The Architecture of Tomorrow Art and Cultural Journal
VIDEO: Follow the UK based Street Artist STIK around Shoreditch, a neighborhood experiencing radical gentrification and careless displacement of their most vulnerable residents.
WALTER ROBINSON—A RETROSPECTIVE WITH JEFFREY DEITCH Opens Saturday, September 17th 6-8p
Vaccaro is responsible for the off-off Broadway movement that we know today however much toned down. Vaccaro’s work was the anarchic reaction to conventional theatre. “Hair, Rocky Horror, even David Bowie would have never gone that far out… ” Watch the interview with Ms. Penny Arcade.
Art From The Boros IV Opens Tonight 7/14 at Denise Bibro Fine Art in Chelsea. Amanda Lenox is a trained dancer, painter, and soon Psychoanalyst. Her work centers around the expressive line, a tool for communication. “These are people that aren’t easily conquered, they are emblems of persons that I think are sturdy.”
Niv Acosta’s voguing extravaganza… got giphy’d up!
The Architecture of Tomorrow—NY’s Vanguard Art & Cultural Journal
Curated by Ellie Rines, Recorded Lines This Summer, opened at Magenta Plains, hosted by David Duetsch. On view through July 27 with works by Dylan Bailey, Marlous Borm, Zach Bruder, Dan Herschlein, Oren Pinhassi, Denise Kupferschmidt, and Michael Feinstein
Update: The show has been extended until July 8th! Walter Robinson continues his “middle-brow, non-avant-garde” catalog obsession with new Western works on cardboard in ReVisions of the American West at John Molloy Gallery, along with jazz musician Lou Beach and Ric Haynes.