NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — With ‘Brooklyn Monument: Jay Z Cares’ pop-artist Daniel Edwards depicts Jay Z as a Care Bear pal with Funshine Bear on the rap mogul’s shoulder wearing Leather Boxing Shorts from the Barneys New York collection, accompanied by six designer ornaments to be auctioned on eBay, with a share of the proceeds going to an organization that supports the ACLU’s policies against racial profiling. The work will be unveiled online this week, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Eleanor Ettinger Gallery Chelsea announces ‘Disguises and Disappearances,’ the premier New York exhibition of paintings by Jennifer Balkan and John McCarthy which explore the idea of identity both discovered and hidden. In paintings of daydreams and remembrances, the artists entreat us to wander through imagery that is evocative, quirky and sometimes melancholy.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — N.Y. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winner Whoopi Goldberg yesterday presented the Mayor’s Awards for Arts & Culture to six individuals and organizations in celebration of their outstanding contributions to New York City’s cultural life. The Mayor also presented the NYC Handel […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, will unveil a new production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘The Mikado’ with full orchestra, April 12-20, 2013 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio. Proceeds will benefit the GO Project.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the University of Iowa, celebrates the conclusion of this year’s International Writing Program with public events in Washington, D.C. and New York City. The International Writing Program is an 80-day, U.S. based-residency for […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Art for Progress (AFP), a NYC 501(c)3 nonprofit, is proud to announce it is hosting artist Michael Alan’s ‘Living Installation: Family Misfit Healing’ on Friday, November 9 at ABC NORIO in NYC’s Lower East Side.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd. (www.bht.org), the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, launches its 89th season with ‘Grand Hotel.’ Inspired by Vicki Baum’s period novel of the same name, this multiple Tony Award-winning musical features music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, with additional lyrics and music by Maury Yeston, and a book by Luther Davis.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — A&I Books Pre-paid Cards, allowing purchasers to create photo books online at a discount with advance payment, are now for sale online at bhphotovideo.com or at the B&H Superstore in NYC.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — For the next year, Manhattan-based artist Keith Jensen will be leaving original artwork around the city and surrounding areas for community residents to stumble upon. Signs attached to the free art read, ‘If having this art will make your day better, then it’s yours.’
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Neotrope is honored to make New York-based CITYarts Inc. one of the chosen recipients for 2012 of its annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with CITYarts’ mission to bring young people and professional artists together to create Public Art. Through this creative process, CITYarts empowers youth and connects children locally and around the world to become active participants in transforming communities.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Andaz 5th Avenue, a hotel inspired by the culture of New York City, announces the launch of tbd Art – a rotating art series. The first year of rotating art started on October 6th with artist M.Dreeland. In total, the hotel will have four diverse artists; M.Dreeland, Mister Cartoon, Claw Money and a final artist (currently TBD).
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Intellectual property law in the United States is on the verge of breakdown and needs to be reformed, argues law professor Jason Mazzone in his new book, ‘Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law’ (ISBN: 9780804760065), published by Stanford University Press.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — If New York City is a state of mind, then Jorge Colombo captures the metropolis’ moods like no other. Published in association with 20×200 – the place to discover and buy art online – ‘New York: Finger Paintings’ (ISBN: 9780811879255) by Jorge Colombo features 100 of the artist’s beautiful, full-color illustrations of New York City.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — When William Pope.L donned a business suit and crawled on his belly through the gutter up NYC’s Bowery, the “Friendliest Black Artist in America” was poignantly calling attention to themes of race, social class and power. Now, in his debut project with 20×200-the place to […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 24, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Images of the allegorical tribute to teen idol Justin Bieber, created by controversial New York artist Daniel Edwards, are being released by Cory Allen Contemporary Art this week. “Allegory of a Teen Sex Symbol (Justin Bieber)” shows a symbolic representation, in a manner inspired by […]
WARWICK, N.Y., July 20, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — The winners of The 2011 Communicator Awards were recently announced by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. Positive Sounds is a weekly Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Radio Program hosted by Bob Taylor. It earned an Award of Excellence, the highest honor in the Radio Programs […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 1, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — A naked Osama Bin Laden, laden with sea crabs and shackled to a U.S. Navy SEALs cement block at the bottom of the sea receives its official title, courtesy of the friends on Facebook. The Osama Bin Laden sculpture is the latest by New York […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Eadweard Muybridge unveiled his stop-motion photography-which included images of the horse in motion-in the late 1800s, the world was astonished. In the fascinating photographs, Muybridge was the first to capture and sequence movement. These photographs hinted at the technological and artistic revolutions to come, heralding […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 9, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Big Eye Gallery in collaboration with The Kobal Collection and The Film Society Lincoln Center, announced today the details of their upcoming art exhibit of classic images from film legend Elizabeth Taylor’s life. The exhibit, at the Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery adjacent to the […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 5, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Fans of legendary musician David Bowie can now own a rare artwork by the iconoclast via 20×200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop’s “Design on a Dime” fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20×200 announced it is releasing a special benefit print by […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 27, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Paul Madonna, the San Francisco-based artist and cartoonist known for his “All Over Coffee” series, is exclusively releasing a detailed ink wash drawing through 20×200.com, the place to discover and buy art online. Titled “Studio, All Over Coffee #392,” the limited-edition print is an up […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 14, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — When Todd McLellan photographs the gadgetry and inner workings of obsolete everyday objects, the whole is definitely greater than the sum of its parts. Among contemporary Canadian photographers, Todd McLellan is known for his Disassembly project, featuring meticulous deconstructions of mechanical objects that show the […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Colorful, abstracted and blurred, Bill Armstrong’s Mandala photographs are loosely based on Buddhist paintings known as mandalas. The concentric circles of images depict central themes in Buddhism, such as the Wheel of Life or the Map of the Cosmos. Now for the first time, 20×200, […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 22, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — BETA Records and In Tune Monthly (www.intunemonthly.com) today announced a collaborative venture that will extend each firm’s reach into a variety of media. “BETA Records, being a music, TV, online and music publishing company, is an ideal match with In Tune Partners, a music magazine, […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — “Kabul in Flames” (ISBN: 978-8-799-29522-7) was such a success in Denmark that Danish International Edition announced this week its release in the U.S. The author, Masood Baluch, writes from the heart. He is an Afghanistan refugee who has been living in Denmark since the age […]