The first sensation visitors to Anima at the Invisible Dog in Brooklyn experience is disorientation, as they walk through a dark tunnel made from scraps of wood that seem pulled together by a vortex.
“One of the tenets of Sukkot is to welcome the guests,” Frank told Hyperallergic. “So in that spirit we wanted to do something really radically inclusive for people who don’t normally celebrate this holiday.”
Over seven months, artist Ian Trask collected thousands of molded blister packs destined for the landfill and transformed the plastic into a cross between a temple and tomb of consumerism.
Andrew Dinwiddie, Caleb Hammons, and Jeff Larson are the curators of CATCH, a New York–based monthly performance series that features some of the most exciting artists working in theater, dance, performance art, and everything in between.
We’ve all heard — perhaps even grown tired of hearing — of art organizations raising money on Kickstarter, but what about fundraising on Airbnb?
In the early 1980s, Andy Warhol posed in drag for a series of Polaroid portraits. Wearing heavy white makeup in works like “Self-Portrait in Drag” (1981), he exudes a ghoulish glamour.
Constructed from reclaimed windows in a vacant lot, the new Glass House exhibition space at the Invisible Dog Art Center on Bergen Street in Brooklyn appears like a DIY greenhouse, but from within the art is given a lightness against the walls of illumination.
The details of The Exploded Mind of Mulholland Hwang are incredible, from the haphazard arrangement of the objects in Hwang’s “room” to the tiny, tiny animals hiding in the landscapes of dioramas. But it’s really the illustrations that show the most personality, of the artists and the animals alike. As for which species will win in this showcase of mortal combat? You’ll have to take the evidence that Hwang’s mind has presented and decide for yourself which animal is the top competitor in this creature clash.
Welcome to 2012! As soon as the clock struck midnight, not only did the new year begin, but the art world also got a shot of adrenaline as January brings in more exhibition openings than we can keep track of.