Category: Art

How College Students are Fighting Campus Rape with Art, Humor, and the Guerrilla Gurls

  This article is a cross-post promotion written by Katrina Majkut for Bust.com. It was originally posted on May 31, 2016.  All images via Guerrilla Girls and Guerrilla Girls Broadband. “Art can seem like an unlikely effective activist strategy in places like colleges that can be bogged down by bureaucracy. Though art curator, Heather Zises […]

FRIEZE WEEK NYC 2016

Thanks to April showers, New York is bursting with an abundance of cherry blossoms and large scale art fairs in May. Read below for a shortlist of “must see” exhibitions that are blooming all over town. Ready, Set, Grow! Salon Zürcher May 2 – 8 | Galerie Zürcher, NYC The 13th Edition of SALON ZÜRCHER, NY seeks to […]

April 26 / 2016

GREENPOINT OPEN STUDIOS 2016: APRIL 30 + MAY 1

This weekend in Brooklyn, more than 300 artists are opening up their studios to the public for Greenpoint Open Studios. Visitors from near and far will have the opportunity to engage directly with artists in their workspaces, while soaking up the rich cultural ambience of Greenpoint. GOS festivities will commence with a launch party on Friday night at […]

PUMP UP THE VOLUME: PETER D. GERAKARIS – TROPICALIA REMIX

As soon as Armory Week 2016 concludes in early March, READart is packing their bags to head south to the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach for Tropicália Remix, the latest exhibition by color junkie Peter D. Gerakaris. Drawing upon elements from his recent Cornell Tech installation Tropicalia, Gerakaris will present a selection of new mixed media works […]

NYFW 2016 EXCLUSIVE: PRIVATE TOUR OF FAIRY TALE FASHION AT THE MUSEUM AT FIT

To kick off NYFW 2016, READart joins The Nouveau Classical Project‘s Arts Council today for a private tour of Fairy Tale Fashion at The Museum of FIT which will be led by Colleen Hill, MFIT Associate Curator of Accessories. Fairly Tale Fashion is a unique and imaginative exhibition that examines fairy tales through the lens […]

PRESS PREVIEW: LAURA POITRAS | ASTRO NOISE | THE WHITNEY

Laura Poitras: Astro Noise Wednesday, February 3, 2016 9:30–11:30 am Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort Street RSVP online ABOUT THE EXHIBITION The Whitney Museum of American Art will debut Laura Poitras: Astro Noise, the first solo museum exhibition by artist, filmmaker, and journalist Laura Poitras. This immersive installation of new work builds on […]

UP + COMING: OUTSIDER ART FAIR 2016

  Looking for a stimulating indoor activity on a chilly winter weekend? Swing by the Metropolitan Pavilion and check out the Outsider Art Fair. Returning for its 24th edition, nearly 60 exhibitors—of which 13 are newcomers—will present an intriguing selection of outsider art from around the globe. OAF PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:  Killing Time: The Chronology of Creativity, Talk at […]

SUBVERSIONARY MISSES: GUEST CURATOR FEATURE ON VERNI

This fall, READart’s Heather Zises was invited to be the first Guest Curator on artist social media platform Verni. Guest Curators select three artists and explain their impact in today’s society. Heather’s curatorial theme for Verni’s new feature is “Subversionary Misses”. This theme has an intentional double meaning. “Subversionary Misses” refers to female artists who are making art (in any media) […]

GOWANUS OPEN STUDIOS 2015 + CURATOR LED TOURS

Mark Your Calendars for a Weekend of Artsploration in Gowanus! Gowanus Open Studios 2015 takes place October 16-18, and you won’t want to miss it! 300+ Artist Studios will be open 12:00noon – 6:00pm on Saturday + Sunday and the streets will be abuzz with creative energy! Special Events and Curator-Led Art Tours will occur throughout the weekend. The Curator-Led Art Tours […]

UPCOMING: LUCKY 7 BENEFIT GALA, THE NOUVEAU CLASSICAL PROJECT

   THE NOUVEAU CLASSICAL PROJECT PRESENTS: LUCKY 7 BENEFIT GALA, 2015 Landmark on the Park 160 Central Park West, NYC  Honorees Kathleen Supové and Simon Collins *** Live performances by NCP *** The most fashionable classical musical gala this fall   (New York, NY, October 2015) – Join The Nouveau Classical Project on October 14th at Landmark […]