Archive | August, 2017
An artwork made from recycled materials. The piece is titled,

Making Art With Recycled Materials

For years, artists have used discarded objects to create art. Vickie Frémont is one such artist. Using items as humble as a used tea bag, she can create a whimsical masterpiece. Fremont, a French/Cameroonian, teaches her “Recycled Art Program” in schools, senior centers, hospitals, and libraries. She was once invited by the French Cultural Services (Alliance […]

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An assortment of masks hung up on the wall inside an art gallery. The masks are part of an exhibition called

Artist Uses Chelsea Manning’s DNA to Create 3D Portraits of Her

While Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army soldier who spent several years in jail for leaking classified data to the internet was in prison, it was prohibited to take photos of her. For all that time, only one mugshot was released, a picture of the intelligence analyst with a shaved head in her army uniform. And […]

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A desktop computer, a laptop, a camera, and some printed pictures on a desk.

Multimedia Works Are Taking the Art World By Storm

Whether it’s combining sculpture and architecture, video and fabrics, or photography and paper, the art world is no stranger to multimedia artists these days. Pieces in modern exhibits are often full-on visual and auditory experiences rather than just opportunities to meander through a hall and looking at paintings on a wall. Whether it’s art students […]

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An illustration of a blonde woman without any eyes.

Journey Into a Dark World With ‘Another Place’

Shrine is an artist-run gallery on Henry Street, near Two Bridges. It hosts surrealist art, mostly, and sells custom skateboard decks. From now through September 3rd, Shrine is hosting an eerie exhibition called “Another Place.” It is a collection of very loosely figurative work by a dozen painters and multimedia sculptors. All of the works […]

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A New York City street vendor selling hot dogs.

3-D Image Installation Pays Tribute to New York City’s Street Vendors

There’s something special about street food in New York City, and it’s not really the food at all. It’s the people, the tough-as-nails community of vendors running the cars and vans that sell hot dogs, pretzels, crepes, and gyros. They hawk their goods on strategically-chosen corners, some staking out a particular site for years at […]

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