BY Bridgette Miller in Artsy on Oct 26, 2011 |
Portland-based poet/photographer/collage artist Delilah Jones' groovy cosmic dreamscapes are steeped in magic-- and milkshakes. After falling in love with the Pacific Northwest on an epic post-grad road trip, New York-raised Jones took a job at an ice cream shop in Portland; she worked on collages between customers and admits she made "more art than milkshakes." Her sundae-scooping gig ended a few months ago when the shop's owners sold the place, but ... Read More
BY shannon carlin in Artsy on Oct 21, 2011 |
When you see David Jay’s photos from the SCAR Project you might gasp. His portraits of young breast cancer survivors, all ranging from 18 to 35 years old, hide nothing.
From October 28 to November 6 the Openhouse Gallery in New York City will be exhibiting the photos, which show off the scars of breast cancer survivors and chronicle the effect it has had on their bodies. ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in Artsy on Oct 18, 2011 |
What was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night on earth like? What was going through his mind on the eve of his assassination in 1968? This is the theme explored by 30-year-old Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall in her compelling Broadway debut The Mountaintop, now playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater through January 15.
Starring Hollywood luminaries Samuel L. Jackson as King and Angela Bassett as the maid who shows up with his evening meal ... Read More
BY Casey Krosser in Artsy on Oct 11, 2011 |
Miranda Huba’s new play, Hospital City, tells a poetic tale about two sisters desperately trying to escape their lives. The sisters are introduced as poor drug addicts who’ve been at a debaucherous party all night and one of the sisters, Mia, has committed a wrongdoing. It’s quickly apparent that Mel is always taking care of her sister Mia. Mia is blissfully ignorant of any problem and is contented to stay at the party, ... Read More
BY Intern Candice in Artsy on Oct 07, 2011 |
When I went on a class trip to Dumbo back in 2009 and saw the work of "yarn bomber" Olek (at the time unknown to me), I didn't think that the strange art--people in crocheted body suits-- would become the subject of much talk today. The crafty vandal is popping up all over the city (not to mention, the world!) with her colorful works of art that's stitched around everything from bikes and cars to people to the Wall Street bull!What's gotten her name on the ... Read More