Curbs And Stoops
Let’s bring art closer to people in New York.
Art Is Supposed To Take
On The Streets, Not
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Art Is Everywhere; Life Is Art, So Why Will I Pay To See The Caged Art Inside A Museum?
I started the website because I have a desperate need: art should be taking the streets. Last time I went into a museum and found that the entrance was so high that I couldn’t afford it with my student side income I was so frustrated that I got angry. I couldn’t believe that art was so restrictive that if I couldn´t pay a sky-high fee, …
Why Art Should Leave
The Galleries And Reach Everyone
What can you expect to find in the Blog area of the website? Well, the answer is fairly simple: I have put together for you the people and work that inspire me to make art. I believe that the world can be changed and will be changed from an artistic point of view. It is a political stand as well as a cultural and esthetical one.
This legendary group of masked artists who carry on an artistic resistance to the oppression against women in art will be the first part. If you haven´t heard about them, you will find some very good artistic material and while at it, wake that revolutionary spark in you.
IZ THE WIZ
This is one of New York´s most prolific graffiti artists in history. He passed away in 2009 but his legacy is stronger than ever. To me he represents the most sensitive side of art with the most edgy and revolutionary state of mind. Iz the Wiz is was an icon but also an example of effort and hard work. You will find his story, his legacy and the wonders he made with just some spray cans.
RESISTANCE IS FEMALE
The intervention of phone booths in New York City to fight against sexism and the Trump administration is simply remarkable. The idea of making ephemeral pieces of ground-breaking art that will be seen by millions of people is awesome and if we add to that the cause they are representing, there is nothing short of a standing ovation for this great movement. You will read everything that´s relevant about it in that blog-entry.
URNY AT EAST VILLAGE
This great creative duo took the walls of the East Village because of a great cause and sparked life again in a forgotten neighborhood. While raising awareness and money to fight aids in teenagers, they also took art to places it might not have gotten otherwise. You will learn everything about it in the article.
PLEASE TOUCH THE ART!
The sculptures of this Danish artist outdoors in this beautiful park are one of the best ways to understand what a free art-form should look like. He plays with shapes and concepts and brings art back where it should be, close to the people. Everything about it is in the article.
THE COLOR FACTORY
This is a great indoor and outdoor exhibition that will surely put a smile upon your face. The use of the color palette is derived straight from the ones naturally found in the city. The paid-experience will surely blow your mind and the free one is an amazing addition to an amazing city. The description and all data is in the article.
This legendary gallery turns 50 and makes a great rendezvous with nine of their first projects and a mind-blowing exhibition of prints by Louise Nevelson that go from the fifties to the eighties. She uses a plethora of techniques and always arrives to a marvelous result. All details in the article.
A group of people, women in its majority, artists and non-artists, have taken over the city of New York to speak out loudly. If you have been in the Big Apple lately or have friends living there on your social media accounts, you must have seen some of the motifs. The...read more
Hero or felon? Iz The Wiz could be described as the all-city king of New York for at least a decade. He lived an intense life, created many artistic momentums and left a remarkable legacy that can be seen today. The story behind the artist, the artist behind the myth...read more
They wear masks and are activists as well as feminists who are against the gender bias in all forms of culture and art. They have covered their faces and used fake names for over 30 years and are still going strong. Nobody knows their names, but they are surely...read more