All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50
In October of 1966, Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale created a radical political party at the forefront of revolutionary change—the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. On the 50th anniversary of its founding, Oakland Museum of California's exhibition All Power to the People provides a contemporary view of the Party and its aims to serve oppressed people and fight injustice.October 12, 2016
Call for Entries: Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition
The Greater Denton Arts Council is expanding its call for entries for the 30th annual Materials: Hard + Soft Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition to now include international artists, thanks to a partnership with the NEA. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media.September 21, 2016
Ryan Bubnis and Ayumi Takahashi "The Space Between"
The Space Between alludes to the artist's journey and the evolution of his or her visual language symbolized by the space between two points. This exhibition at Stephanie Chefas Projects will find each artist continuing his and her exploration of spacial relationships with figures and objects and the relationship between the image and viewer.September 12, 2016
Jeff Soto: The Sotofish Society
With a history of showing at Jonathan LeVine Gallery for over a decade Jeff Soto returns with paintings and drawings that reinterpret elements of his life’s work. Viewing this series as a rebirth, he continues to transplant viewers to an alternate universe while going back to his roots and evolving iconic characters, such as yetis, reapers, robots and the Sotofish. He describes, “I always feel like an artist’s entire body of work should be fair game to use. My cast of characters and the worlds I create are The Sotofish Society.”September 08, 2016
Albert Reyes "Made in America"
Albert Reyes's new exhibition at Slow Culture, "Made in America" features an immersive experience of 500+ works and various multimedia installations which includes a custom haunted house. During a time of uncertainty and instability, Albert’s work presents a unique insight into the world’s current state of affairs. With a expansive career having shown in various galleries and museums, this collection of work is a retrospective look into the artists ever evolving career.August 16, 2016
House of Vans Celebrates the Evolution of NYC Street Culture
This past week seminal post-hardcore band Quicksand and iconic metalcore group Converge closed out House of Vans' Summer Series in Brooklyn. Vans has been celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, with special celebrations, art exhibits, and performances around the globe. For the Summer Series, bands played to a backdrop curated by Brandon Stosuy and Brandford Nordean showcasing the cultural intersection of punk, hardcore, rap and skateboarding in 80's and 90's New York City.July 11, 2016
What All Photographers Can Learn from Richard Avedon
Richard Avedon is an important figure who revolutionized fashion photography and created a new standard that holds to this day. His introspective photography, that not only exposed the vulnerability and flaws of his subjects but also of himself, characterize his impact on this style of photography.June 21, 2016