News However you may feel about the advent of Amazon Art (hint: it’s either a hallmark of our society’s continued decay or a potentially great platform), Bluestone Fine Art has taken the leap and is now one of the site’s featured galleries, for which they deserve some trendsetter points. Here’s a link to Bluestone on Amazon Art – see for yourself. The School of Visual Arts has announced a couple of very big appointments: Steven Henry Madoff is the chair of a new MA Curatorial Practice Department, and Rhizome founder and artist Mark Tribe is chairing the MFA Fine Arts Department. Madoff and Tribe both taught in the MFA ... More » »
News The dust and dollars of the election season have finally settled, with victory for President Obama and high hopes for the next four years. If you’re looking to read up on the implications of his win for the art world, take a look at some stats on his positions on the arts, courtesy of Art League. Relief for Hurricane Sandy’s victims continues, especially in the battered arts community of New York. Among the organizations that have intervened to provide assistance, PINTA, which honors Latin American art with an annual art fair, has converted this year’s Art Fair (November 15 to 18, ... More » »
News Other Art Fair cuts out middleman The Other Art Fair launches in London on November 25 and bills itself as a direct way for artists to sell to collectors. The fair is unlike others because it allows for the 100 chosen artists to offer their work directly to the public. Artists showcase their work to collectors, curators and gallerists on their own terms, and that is definitely a unique and refreshing approach.
Wind Challenge artists for 2012 The Wind Challenge announced the nine artists for its series of 2012 juried shows. Through a blind jury selection process, the artists were chosen out of a pool of nearly 200 applicants. This year will mark the exhibition series’ 34th year.