Marka27 on Pioneering Neo Indigenous Art Through Portrait Wall Murals

Espiritu Del Mar, Spirit of the sea. Sea Walls Boston, 2021

The art world has slowly begun to acknowledge the vital roles that BIPOC artists play in society, while more equitable spaces become available to generate new conversations. Artists like Victor “Marka27'' Quiñonez, a BIPOC act...

Neon Artist Annesta Le Uses Art As Spiritual Guidance

Annesta Le at her studio in Brooklyn.

On View

Visit the Online Viewing Room: Annesta Le | Written in Line at The Honey Pump.

Ivy Haldeman on Transformative Figures in a Solo Show at Downs & Ross

Ivy Haldeman's work strikes me as being more than just cheery hotdog ladies and floating suits. In her latest solo show at Downs & Ross gallery in Chinatown, there's a different side to her work than seen before.

New York Based artist FRIDGE releases an invisible NFT: Explained

nothing fucking there billboard
FRIDGE, Nothing Fucking There Billboard, Panel size: 14' X 14', Courtesy of the artist. Photo taken by Gabrielle Donofrio (@gabrielledonofrio).

Right when you thought NFT (non-fungible tokens) couldn't get any more mind-boggling, artist ...

Anthony Padilla: Being One with Nature & Art in the City

Anthony Padilla at his studio in Bushwick, BK
Anthony Padilla at his studio in Bushwick, BK
Center painting: Clouds Over the Valley, 2021, oil on canvas, 48 x 60 in

Anthony Padilla's paintings are the perfect combination between abstraction, surrealism, and realism blended with an explosion of colors, detailed figures, and shapes that...

'Black Feminist Visions' celebrates new narratives for the portrayal of the Black femme body

Hank Willis Thomas, After Identity, What?, 2009,
Aluminum letters on wood and inkjet print
60 — 30 — 2 in
152.4 — 76.2 — 5 cm,
Edition of 3

 Subject Matters: Black Feminist Visions, on view online at Artsy explores the representation of the Black femme bodies with an important question a...

Becoming One with the Internet: A Conversation with Cae Monae

quilt look, Cae Monae
Quilt Look
cheetah look, Cae Monae
Cheetah Look

Virtual experiences have now, more than ever, become the normal way of connecting with visual arts and culture whether that's through virtual studio visits to gallery viewing rooms. It's a good thing that artist and performer Cae Monae has already b...

Maker of the goods, ceramicist Ethan Streicher talks pottery

Brooklyn has become an electric hotspot for seasoned and novice ceramicists alike, with pottery studios continuing to crop up in several neighborhoods across the borough. This abundance has led multidisciplinary artist Ethan Streicher into the world of clay somewhat by chance. Spending the p...

Duo-forces launch Tchotchke Gallery

Tchotchke Gallery, Marlee Katz and Danielle Dewar

It's said to believe that in a time of crisis, there is opportunity. This rings true to art professionals and now founders of Tchotchke Gallery, Marlee Katz and Danielle Dewar who after finding themselves unemployed in the middle of the pandemic earlier this year, launched an online gallery....

Liberating motherhood through naturalistic paintings

Motherhood saved me from quarantine, but my portraits saved me from motherhood

Life in quarantine was different for everyone though, one thing we experienced collectively was complete isolation. This meant a whole 360 adjustment no matter who you are and what part of the globe you were i...

Happy Hour w/ David Heo

David Heo in his studio in Chicago, image taken by Kristie Kahns (@kristiekahns)

David Heo is the definitive embodiment of booked and busy. A visual artist and all-around cool guy based in Chicago, David is likely painting at this very moment a...

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: BEATRIZ CORTEZ

Beatriz Cortez & Kang Seung Lee, Queer Correspondence, 2020, Cell Project Space. Image submitted by Sam Reynolds from London, UK. / Image taken from cellprojects.org

Our next artist does not need any introductions. From her recent participatio...

WE LIKE YOUR STORY - TELL IT! KAREEM ON COMICS ART

In his down time, Kareem uses photoshop to re-work iconic comic book illustrations with luxury brand logos - one in particular is the Daredevil's 'Born Again' cover in which the subjects are repurposed into a status symbolistic manner - wearing Christian Dior. For many like myself, comic b...

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: PETER PAID

Paid, Sheepshead Bay Lay Up, 1985, Image courtesy of the Artist

IN CONVERSATION WITH BROOKLYN-BASED ARTIST PETER PAID

Get to know the art master who went from doing graffiti on subway trains, to opening up his own sign shop and exhibiting his work in various places including New York'...

Young Creative Marlee Katz Puts Art Currently On

Art Currently speaks to young creative Marlee Katz who puts us on to artists we should be paying attention to including paintings by Oli Epp and/or Nicasio Fernandez - a new wave of imaginative, and bright art speaking to everyday life in a "funky way" as Ka...