The artist’s new commission leaves much to contemplate simultaneously — mortality, desire, and the ways in which absence and longing are such a fundamental part of life.
With the artwork curated mostly by participating businesses, the biannual art crawl felt more like a tour of the Brooklyn neighborhood’s retail culture than a gallery night.
Author Luke O’Neil will read passages from his brutal new book Welcome to Hell World, a text that starkly explores grim current events in the United States.
While much of the work leaned heavily towards the commercial — from functional ceramics to jewelry and affordable prints — a group of standout artists investigated the personal by starting with the universal.
At the second iteration of Sunset Park Wide Open, artists displayed a collective need to challenge assumptions around materials and concepts.
During his lifetime, Bacon wrote the museum that “It was a throw-out and it depresses me […] that it has years later found its way onto the art market and I would prefer if it were not exhibited.”
In Relative Brightness the canvas transforms into a rippling, luminous field of ever-shifting optical sensations.
This event on October 19 is a biannual day-long learning exchange and magazine launch for creative changemakers to investigate the methods, ethics, challenges, and joys of practicing art that advances social justice.
Gowanus Open Studios will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 19-20, 12 to 6 pm. The weekend event is open and free to the public.
Lovers of big-screen scares will be pleased to learn the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2019 is back with a gory vengeance.
The Satellite Art Show has arrived in Brooklyn this weekend with 30-plus exhibitors and a strong lineup of performance programming, panel discussions, and screenings.
Ten New York-based artists were awarded the first Colene Brown Art Prize. Each of them will receive a $10,000 no-strings-attached grant.