BY Web Intern in Artsy on Jun 18, 2009 |
All too often, depictions of women are from a male viewpoint, based on desire for the female form and frequently showing women as passive and available for pleasure.That's what makes this art exhibit so refreshing. The Female Gaze: Women Look at Women is a collection of female artists portraying the female form. The exhibit will display multiple media like painting, sculpture, installation, video and photography.The collection will feature several female ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on Jun 12, 2009 |
Performance/video artist Patty Chang, who once recreated a Bruce Lee fight scene and portrayed a Chinese contortionist, has a new exhibition in New York.
The main video of her exhibit is ''The Product Love,'' which tells the story of the real-life meeting of Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong and German critic Walter Benjamin. The two met when Benjamin was interviewing Wong, who had escaped to Germany to avoid the racist typecasting of American film. Chang's ... Read More
BY Laurie in Artsy on Jun 04, 2009 |
Our friend and photographer Martynka is having a show of her brutal and beautiful kids photographs, tomorrow night in NYC. Come down and say ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on May 29, 2009 |
Are you a cool chick making cool art? If so, you should know about YOUNITY. Founded in 2007 by New York City artists Alice Mizrachi and Toofly, the organization's mission is to provide a forum for women artists to share their ideas and showcase their work. According to YOUNITY: 'The confines of galleries were too rigid and staid; the 'white cube' did not lend much room for personal expression and individual style. [We] wanted to create a place wherein females ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on May 22, 2009 |
Artist Neil Freeman took subway maps from major cities around the world and posted them online, all to the same scale, without any station names, line differentiation or colors.
It's interesting to see how different cities' transportation systems look in relation to each other. Some are really dense, some are sprawling, some take on odd shapes. The site above compares Moscow to a daddy-long-legs, though i think it kind of looks like a neuron without the ... Read More