Standout: Vernacular Photographs at Yossi Milo

25 Jun
Standout: Vernacular Photographs at Yossi Milo

The knockout show of the summer season for me were the quirky and slightly disturbing hand-painted vernacular photographs from Brazil at Yossi Milo. This style was popular in the rural areas of northeastern Brazil from the late 19th century through the 1950’s, and this show is from a collection of Titus Riedl, a European that

20 Jun
Practical Guide for Artists

Creative Types, Learning to Be Business-Minded, in the recent New York Times article lists a few resources useful for artists, including the AIM Bronx Museum program for emerging artists. “Artists are not taught to plan,” said Jackie Battenfield, a painter and the author of “The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You

04 Jun
Interesting interview with with Marina Abramovic

What I found most interesting in this CBC interview with with Marina Abramovic was that many sitters found the performance extremely emotional and several wept. Marina described it as offering a service of introspection for the sitter, and staring at her was like looking into a mirror. http://bit.ly/9CqA6O