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Jason Newsted

Apr 19, 2017

Celebrated for his music, Jason Newsted’s visual art boasts dynamic energy parallel to his heavy metal history. His inherent need for expression was awakened at an early age through creating images & music. Newsted received his first bass guitar at age 14 in 1977. Shortly after, he traveled west from his family home in Michigan […]
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Bob Gruen

Apr 19, 2017

Bob Gruen is one of the most respected rock and roll photographers of all time. His iconic images— including John Lennon wearing a New York City t-shirt (1974), Led Zeppelin standing in front of their airplane and Sid Vicious eating a hot dog (in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London)—have appeared worldwide […]
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ROCKERS RAWK – When Art Meets Rock n’ Roll

Mar 14, 2017

Legendary photographer Bob Gruen ​and rock and roll icon Jason Newsted of Metallica will present and discuss their combined exhibition ROCKERS RAWK. ​Gruen’s ROCKERS features images of the most legendary musicians, including John Lennon, David Bowie, Debbie Harry and The Rolling Stones. Newsted’s RAWK will be the Grammy Award winning bassists’ artistic debut, featuring paintings and prints. Q&A with the artists will follow. Shown by Gary Lichtenstein Editions, half of all sales from both artists will be donated to the Perry J. Cohen Foundation​.
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Christophe von Hohenberg

Mar 14, 2017

Von Hohenberg began his career in 1979 when he was discovered by American Vogue and worked for publications including Interview, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, French and German Vogue, German Rolling Stone, Fortune, and The New York Times Magazine. In 2007, his critically acclaimed book Andy Warhol: The Day the Factory Died was awarded the AIG […]
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Remembering Warhol: Thirty Years Ago

Mar 14, 2017

Celebrated photographer Christophe von Hohenberg presents a collection of historic photographs of Pop artist Andy Warhol’s 1987 Memorial service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. In discussion with Alfstad& Contemporary’s Director, Sam Alfstad, von Hohenberg will share his photographs, Warhol testimonials, his book “The Day the Factory Died” and what it was like capturing history that day of the Memorial Service.
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Understanding the Artist’s Process

Feb 1, 2017

Discover the inner workings of the Toronto art community on this behind-the-scenes tour of Steve Driscoll’s west-end studio.
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Macyn Bolt at Kim Foster Gallery - New York

Jan 16, 2017

Macyn Bolt’s new abstract paintings posit rich spatial conundrums in colorful, playful terms. By employing a full vocabulary of painterly approaches, he contrasts interior with exterior, fluid with flat, motion with stasis. Bolt’s folded, distorted shapes often speak with a sculptural voice while simultaneously affirming the two dimensional plane.
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Macyn Bolt

Jan 16, 2017

Macyn Bolt has exhibited in multiple solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States. Furthermore, Macyn’s pieces have managed to find their way into many corporate and institutional collections, including those of the Newark Museum, Grand Rapids Museum, the Blanton Museum, the Boca Raton Museum, Progressive Companies, the Janet Turner Print Museum, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan […]
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Kevin Sonmor - the Utilitarians

Jan 16, 2017

Kevin Sonmor applies art historical conventions whose original purposes no longer have hold. Instead of using them to convey wealth, affluence, or military might, Sonmor engages in a pure aesthetic exploration. In his latest body of work, Sonmor continues his investigation of colour and atmosphere to elicit the grandeur. These new paintings are part of […]
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Curatorial Talk: British Contemporary Art

Jun 2, 2016

Arts writer, curator and art consultant, Nico Kos Earle will discuss the artists curated for the Art Bastion booth at Art Southampton in relation to the current status of British Contemporary Art.
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Artists in the Hamptons

May 30, 2016

Annelien Bruins, renowned art advisor from Tang Art Advisory, offers an overview of the colorful history of artists who have lived and worked in the Hamptons, from Jackson Pollock to Dan Rizzie. Hosted by The Art Newspaper.
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Who is a Photorealist and WHAT is Photorealism?

May 30, 2016

Louis Meisel offers a brief, yet informative discussion of the history from beginning to present of photorealism, and how it relates to, yet stands aside from what art has seemingly become in the age of PC, MC, agenda-based, advisor/investment-centered, prestige and status-centered art activity.
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Kim Sun Tei

Apr 29, 2016

Sun Tei Kim is a painter born in 1976 in South Korea. He holds a BA (2003) and MA (2005) from Hong-Ik University. He received his Doctorate from Tama Art University in 2010. He moved to Japan in 2005, studied in Japanese art and traditional color ingredients. After the earthquake in Eastern Japan, he returned […]
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Artist Spotlight: Pushing the 2-D Boundaries of an Art Collection

Mar 21, 2016

Abstracted wall mounted sculpture supplements any existing art collection through the addition of light play, color and three-dimensional space. Adding a form or object that casts shadows, compliments the other artwork in color can enhance an existing realistic or abstract painting or photograph. This session will looks at how 3-D art can function for you, by examining the works of Matt Devine and Arno Kortschot.
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Artist Spotlight: Guardians – The Art of Healing and Hope with Kim Sun Tei

Mar 21, 2016

Kim’s “Guardians” series poses action hero-like figures above a dark ground, their silhouette outlined in shimmering gold.
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As I See It: Why Are Artists Willing to Starve in New York for Their Art?

Mar 21, 2016

The term ‘starving artist’ is synonymous with the seemingly chronic condition of young artists trying to survive as they attempt to develop a bona fide, paying career from their art.
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Santiago Montoya

Jan 4, 2016

Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1974, Contemporary Colombian artist Santiago Montoya began painting at the age of eight and completed his studies with a Master of Fine Arts Degree in 2000 at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá. Montoya follows a multidisciplinary approach that embraces traditional painting, found objects and video documentary. In carefully […]
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Artist Spotlight: Money Talks - The Works of Santiago Montoya

Jan 4, 2016

This session features a conversation between artist Santiago Montoya, gallerist Beatriz Esguerra and Jose Falconi, Fellow at the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University.
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Artist Spotlight: Dirty Geometry – The works of Osvaldo Romberg

Jan 4, 2016

Osvaldo Romberg has produced a consistently provocative body of work that raises questions regarding the exploration, explanation and the representation of art and art history.
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As I See It: The Evolution of the Collage Aesthetic from Braque & Picasso to Banksy & Prince

Jan 4, 2016

Bruce Helander, whose work is the subject of the book Curious Collage, will trace the evolution of collage from its beginnings to the fascinating application of this celebrated medium in contemporary art.
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Gal Goldner

Jan 4, 2016

Gal Goldner lives and works in a Kibbutz in Northern Israel, crafting innovative art of wood and carbon fiber. Gal studied mechanical engineering at the Ben-Gurion University. Together Gal and Iftah founded “Life”.
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Iftah Geva

Jan 4, 2016

Iftah Geva lives and works in a Kibbutz in Northern Israel, crafting innovative art of wood and carbon fiber. Iftah is an artist and together with Gal Goldner, they founded “Life”. Iftah has professional experience with various work techniques & materials: Machining – Turning, Milling, CNC. Metals – blacksmithing, welding, soldering and cutting. Mechanics. Work […]
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Artist Spotlight: The Diamond with Iftah Geva and Gal Goldner

Jan 4, 2016

This showcase will center on a sculpture that simulates the stable crystal diamond, while the fluctuations represent the turmoil of life.
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Artist Spotlight: Graphite to Gigabytes – Artists as Craftsmen

Jan 4, 2016

The discussion will look at the craftsmanship and complexity of the works of three internationally known, contemporary artists: the UK’s David Spiller, Santa Fe’s Gino Miles, and Indianapolis’ Jason Myers.
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