Seasons Greetings from the artblog family to yours!
It was a day of big sculpture installations and unexpected encounters with friends. Cate ran around with us in Chelsea. We also had a gastro-incident and a gastro-delight: At our usual eatery, Pepe Giallo, the little Italian place at 253 10th Ave, we hadn’t even ordered when our wait person came to us and said they couldn’t take our order because the NY Dept of Health had just walked in to do a surprise kitchen check. We hope they passed. Ever resourceful, we crossed the street and tried Trestle on Tenth at 242 10th (between 24th and 25th). Cate and ... More » »
Post by Cate Fallon Free Store, downtown Manhattan near Wall Street. Note the log cabin paneling–perfect for this old fashioned barter project. All photos in this post by Cate Fallon Athena Robles and Anna Stein (aka Double A Projects) have created a performance / environmental sculpture walk-through free store – something of a cultural pop-shop meets art installation of free trade just blocks away from Wall Street in lower Manhattan. Fits in seamlessly with its neighbors. Merch on the floor and walls of the Free Store Like a cross between a secondhand shop and a gallery space for odd lots, ... More » »
Post by Cate Fallon Zoe Strauss sitting at Silverstein Gallery signing copies of her book America at the opening of her show. Photos in this post by Cate Fallon. The night of the opening was cold and windy, so it was good to see a supportive, warm turnout – with beer and pretzels in the “house” and the mood one of family celebration. The feeling of Zoe Strauss‘s “America: We Love Having You Here” at Silverstein Gallery is of home and comfort – although some of the images are anything but comfortable. The landscape of the gallery requires that you ... More » »