Chris Hood: Bacchanal Blues

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I’m not sure how I got on the mailing list for the Ceysson & Bénétière art gallery in Paris, but I just received an exhibition announcement for their new show, featuring the American painter Chris Hood. The exhibition, titled “Bacchanal Blues,” opens on October 20th and runs through December 9th, 2017. I thought the image […]

Fight Demo at the Performing Arts Center?

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I received an e-mail from the South Orange Performing Arts Center (“SOPAC“) with the subject line “Free Stage Fight Demo Friday Night.” I was initially confused but intrigued at the same time, so I found out that they’re hosting an event with Rick Sordelet, who is known as a “Fight Director,” meaning that he works […]

Urban pigs, in art and in the front yard

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Who ever said farm life is the only domain for pigs? It seems that there’s an influx of pigs into urban life, as you can see below. At left we have a street art mural seen in Bushwick featuring a chrome-finish piggy bank, courtesy of artist Joshua Santos Rivera, who is also known as “Bik,” […]

GumShoe Art turning Warhol’s Soup Cans on their side

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I saw this street art mural by “Gumshoe” in Bushwick, with a woman inside of a sideways Campbell’s Soup Can … if you look closely, there is indeed some gum stuck to the top shoe stretching down to the “sidewalk” of the image. The real artist behind the “Gumshoe” series is Angela China, a self-taught […]

Only 4 days until “Until” by Nick Cave closes at MASS MoCA

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If you want to see one of the more-interesting art shows of the year, and you’re anywhere in the vicinity of North Adams, Massachusetts, then try to get over to MASS MoCA to see the Nick Cave exhibition titled “Until,” which remains on view through September 4th. I had the opportunity to see the show […]