Artists share virtual support for Black Lives Matter protests
Created both by amateurs and professionals, a vast collection of artworks rapidly spread on social media with hashtags such as #blacklivesmatter, #georgefloyd, #icantbreathe, #saytheirnames and #BLM.
Times Square statue promotes bold message
Times Square welcomed Kehinde Wiley’s “Rumors of War” a 27-foot bronze statue of a black man with dreads wearing “urban wear” -- a hoodie, ripped jeans, and Nikes, while sitting atop a horse in mid-gallop.
17 years later: The Brooklyn skyline remembers
As people watched, many were overwhelmed with the memories of being within the smoke that overtook the screen in front of them.
Social Justice Art showcases tough memories and hopes
Some installations focus on the role of African American women in society, while others call attention to the years of slavery.
Election 2016: Trump-Inspired Art Exhibit Explores Sexuality, Celebrity in American Politics
Housed in the Chelsea-based Joshua Liner Gallery, the group show includes 27 works from 21 artists who capture the intersecting themes of politics, sexuality and celebrity through sexually explicit paintings and abstract sculptures.
NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art
one of the main challenges for girls from minority communities who want to get into technology, including Latina or African-American girls, is economics.
Artist’s installation asks consumers to find the real value in themselves
Langer said she hopes her project will bring an element of thoughtfulness to people so that they can connect with their inner truth and true value.
NY People: Derick Wycherly: InTaglio printer
By Neil Giardino Soft-spoken Printer Derick Wycherly. walks us through a few steps in fine art printmaking — a craft […]
New work at Morgan Library & Museum reflects on passing time
From Rousseau’s relaxing oil-painting landscapes to Twombly’s charcoal lines to McGuire’s modernistic graphical boards and comic strips, the exhibitions wouldn’t have been possible without generous donations.
Art is a cure
Simmons of London, England said that art was the medium that saved his life.