After traveling the globe illustrating, painting, and teaching, Paul Balmer fell in love with the energy of New York City and decided to make it his home. Working out of his Soho studio, Balmer paints the city from a perspective influenced by his South African roots and his love of abstract expressionism. We had the [...]
Last month we told you about Improv Everywhere’s Mp3 Experiment Seven in New York City, which took place on Saturday, October 2, 2010. Well, bonus footage of the event has been released. Check it out. MP3 Experiment Seven Bonus Footage via
A series of pop-up books by Daisy Lew, inspired by New York City icons: the Big Apple, the Chrysler Building, yellow cab, and the Statue of Liberty. Each spread visualizes respective icons from the top view while it also represents urban landscape from the side.
DRAWING NEW YORK Approximately 8.4 million people live in New York City, and Manhattan resident Jason Polan plans to draw them all. Polan, whose illustrations have been published in The New Yorker and shown in various galleries, hatched “Every Person In New York” in March 2008. “I love interactive projects,” says Polan, who studied art and anthropology [...]
This delightful flag streamer photography art print by Youngna Park titled “Winter Flags (East Village, New York)” conjures up my childhood and growing up in New York City. Used during block parties, a new store opening, or simply hanging from a storefront to a nearby tree all year round, they never fail to take me back [...]
Neue Galerie New York presents “Otto Dix,” the first solo museum exhibition of works by this major German artist ever held in North America. The exhibit opened today and plans on running through August 30, 2010. Organized by Olaf Peters, Professor of Modern Art History and Art Theory at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, the show will [...]
What is Return of the Rhythm Rug Art & Music Jam? Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 8:00pm, at Identity Lounge, begins the NYC Event that blends music and graffiti street art in celebration of the Vernal Equinox, for a real unique experience. DJ’s, Sameer, Shmileen, Tera and Mark VIII will be spinning live, Oktopus will be [...]