Celebrating 50 years of an incredible opportunity for art students

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Drew University in Madison, NJ is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of “The Semester on Contemporary Art” this year. The program is an incredible opportunity for art students to get a behind-the-scenes look into the New York art world, with classes taking place in NYC in order to visit with artists in their studios, meet with […]

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 […]

New Gallery Insider with Ron Mueck

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Our latest “Gallery Insider” features hyper-realist sculptor Ron Mueck and his recent self-titled exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Click on the link above (or the picture below) to see highlights from the exhibition, and for teachers (or homeschoolers) looking for materials to use in teaching contemporary art, check out the feature’s essential […]

Short film about Jean-Michel Basquiat and visual sampling

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I found an interesting short film about Jean-Michel Basquiat that was produced as a promotional piece for the record-breaking auction sale that took place last night. The film was made by Tamra Davis, who reflects on her friendship with Basquiat, and it includes parts of several interviews made by her over the years in which […]