Up From The Deep, curated by Jeff Faerber, brings to TNC Gallery in New York fifteen artists who probe the fathoms of memory, dreams, myth and states of being. Artists Fedele Spadafora, Reuben Negron Victoria Selbach, Jeff Faerber, Barron Storey Jeremy Holmes, Timothy Wilson, Lars Henkel, Rusty Zimmerman, David Hollenbach, Rupa Dasgupta, Zoe Williams, Andrew Smenos, Buddy Nestor, and Ipek Sen flood the space with work from photography to mixed media, sculpture, and colored pigment smeared on flat surfaces. TNC Gallery, one of the largest and oldest alternative gallery spaces in Lower Manhattan, is located in The Theater For The New City and the exhibition runs between July 10 and August 25.
I’m an East Coast girl with a growing lust for Austin, due in no small part to the incredible discoveries and adventures of Mirgun Akyavas, photographer extraordinaire. Austinspace takes you on a troll through the back roads, eating and drinking establishments, street art, and music scene of this colorful blue sky town.
I hang out with a gaggle of painters. But truth be told, I have a big passion for artists who work with big wood. Those who carve, sculpt, build, hone, erect and create from massive rich slabs of earth’s finest materials. Here is a look into the work of Jason Lamberth, Greg Sweck, Mike Selbach, and Hanno Ahrens.
After years of collecting bobbles from every corner of the planet, Jake and Anna bring it all together in one-of-a-kind talismans. Tibetan carved bone skulls, vintage American curiosities, fertility charms from Thailand, crosses from Lourdes, and Oms from India? Nothing is sacred.
Birthed in the gritty Autumn Bowl in 2009, The Brooklyn Invitational: Custom Motorcycle Show now enters its fourth year. Get a glimpse into last year’s event with this video by Richard Grabbe and check out portraits of the personalities by James Stone. The Brooklyn Invitational brings together the creative minds of builders who present a mind-blowing level of skill and imagination. It’s all on September 22 in Root Studios on N14th street.
Secret Walls made its way to Austin and the recent SXSW festival. Mirgun Akyavas of Austinspace caught the street graphics competition as they exploded during the three days and two nights of live art battles with Jon Burgerman, Bridge Stehli, Kev Bee, Dan Leo, Lamour Supreme, Joshua Sutterby (aka Alfa), Fel3000ft, and Smug.
I’m not sure what I enjoy more: playing in the light where it reveals the curves and seeps under the skin to show the beauty within or building up the darks to hint at all that rests beyond natural vision, the mystery beyond our reach. Here are my Marys dressed in shadow.