Gartner Productions hosted a brilliant exhibition titled Artists in Advertising. Granted, they’re not called Creative Directors for nothing, they work at New York’s best and most lucrative advertising agencies by day, and by night they make gorgeous art work. Created and curated by Oritte Bendory, hosted in a gorgeous Soho loft, this show brought together brilliant work by in a variety of media. Stylized drawings by Lee Trice, and colourful abastracted photography Jonathan Flaum, Amazing photo of […]
The New Art Dealers Association of America hosted it 2nd annual NADA Hudson July 28-29. This event is less a fair but rather a site specific presentation, where 48 galleries and NADA members come together in this massive collective space to present one work by one artist. The location, Basilica Hudson, is a beautiful repurposed factory, within which the massive space harmoniously presents each work without typical “art fair booth dividers” giving each work its due intimacy and approachability. Highlights […]
Categories: Art Fairs, Events, NADA - New Art Dealers of America • Tags: Basilica Hudson, Bogdan Vladuta, Brent Owens, Christian Larsson, Christopher Fraser, Daniel Davidson, David Alexender Flinn, Hanna Sandin, Ian Pedigo, Mike Hein, NADA, new art dealers association of america, Thomas Kovachevich, William Stone
I had the immense and delicious pleasure of attending a night hosted by Butter and Egg Road. Butter and Egg Road hosts tasting programs in international cities as foodie-travel inspired private members’ club. Founder Ivy Ackerman, has put together an amazing program in conjunction with Armory Week – as a blend of pleasures for all the senses. The evening starts with a Chef’s tasting at a delicious coveted NY resto, followed by Armory related gallery tours and opening parties. Check out the […]
Grey Area, an online concept store specializing in artist made consumer goods, hosted a party to inaugurate their new space in SoHo. The space was packed full of amazingly humourous art pieces, great music, and a gorgeous crowd that would not leave even when the bar ran out of cups. From clothing, jewellery, housewares, sculptures, and random Oldenburg-esque pop goods made in to stuffed toys, Grey Area is the destination for the perfect treasured gift. I want this RIRKRIT TIRAVANIJA towel RYAN HUMPHREY Ghettoblaster EV Day Mummified Barbie
The Creators Project is a festival of art and technology featuring interactive works, massive installations, and progressive ideas. A highlight was undeniably the massive LED sculpture titled Origin by United Visual Artists and Scanner. Glazer + Spaceman created a cathedral like setting in interpreting the Spiritualized track “Ladies and Gentlemen, We Are Floating in Space. The warm radiating beams of light, soft fog, and the speakers embedded in the floor created a total encompassing experience. Life on Mars Revisited was a […]
Categories: Alternative Spaces, Events, Installations • Tags: Barney Clay, David Bowie, Glazer + Spaceman, Life on Mars Revisited, Mick Rock, Origin, Spiritualized, The Creators Project: DUMBO, United Visual Artists and Scanner
ArtJetSet would like to collaborate with Sameer on developing an app that tracks him through the best art openings in the city. I seem to have bumped into Sameer at nearly every art event I’ve been to in the past few months…. it’s foursquare without the GPS. Here at the Artforum Independent Party in front of the giant inflatable union workers rat, I promised a dedicated post to a dedicated vernissage connoisseur.