In the early ’90s this collaged and photocopied zine a DIY aesthetic to celebrate a hairy, faerie queer community, and now it’s back for one night.
The Ambiguity of Films Left Unfinished
An unfinished film can be any number of things.
Henri Langlois: Remembering a Titan of French Cinema
PARIS — With the ubiquity of cinema today — in airplanes, on the internet, on cable movie channels — familiarity may not always breed contempt, exactly, but it does tend to inspire complacency.
Even in a Digital Universe You Should Keep Things Simple
World on a Wire brings together seven digital artists in a show displaying fleeting moments of the artists’ larger bodies of work. It’s difficult to pull thematic coherence from such an disparate group of cohorts especially when the title derives from Rainer Fassbinder’s 1973 sci-fi film set in a cybernetics lab.
The Art of Fireworks
Happy Fourth of July everyone! When I think of this very American holiday, I think fireworks. So, I thought it was appropriate to share some notable art works that incorporate fireworks in different ways and demonstrate that the love of beautiful lights is quite universal.
YouTube Archive + Anarchy, Part 1
For a fan of art like me, YouTube is a gold mine. I remember when I was in college about the only access I had to the art and music scene in New York City was pouring over the New York Times in the library. The rest was imagination. YouTube brings art and music closer, no matter where you are or when you are. It’s a crazy archive that holds art, new and old. Sometimes its been sanctioned by the artist. Sometimes, not so much. The best thing about art on YouTube is the access that it allows for the viewer and also because of the exposure for artists. Some artists and gallerists might have an issue with that last point. But quite frankly, that’s their problem. Click through for a journey into YouTube’s anarchic archive of art and artistic materials.
Photos from William Powhida’s “Surviving the Art World … ”
Over 30 people attended our Friday night performance by artist William Powhida, titled “Surviving the Art World Using the Art of Sorcery.” The first in our monthly lecture/performance/screening/event series, Powhida was able to explain the concept of value in the art world and the role of “magic.” Thankfully, photographer Miss Maro was there to capture the evening in living color.