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CATM CHELSEA and Fund Art Now SYNAPSE by Yasuto Sasada (Japanese artist) November 3rd until December 4th, 2011 500 10th Avenue
Restrain from squashing the next cockroach you see: he may be your last. Could you imagine New York City citizens championing for our blackbeetle buddies? Artist Yasuto Sasada rallies people in Japan to help those who have been hurt by the series of natural … Continue reading »
Directors Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler bring us Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, which delineates sunrises and falls of the 25 years of Fishbone, an indescribable band who have created their own funk, while juxtaposing historical events happening in and around their hometown South-Central, Los Angeles, CA.
Not broke but, perhaps, “poor,” Fishbone has been a sensation since the members first met yet have not reached the same mainstream … Continue reading »
Categorically, the once-isolated artworld has extended not only beyond global boundaries but also over less-defined national lines, as the terms “New York art” and “American” art become coterminous; we view the idea of an “art center of the world” as a reference to a past and implausible ideology. Although—even recently—cities have been categorized by specific niches, these cities now house institutions … Continue reading »
Art Live Turns Five!
500 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10001
September 1st until 25th, 2011
As the 2012 art year commences, “artworld-ers” rush back to NYC quicker than many school children. While most of us wait for 2011 to end until we try to define this year’s strongest motif, CATM Chelsea presents the fifth annual exhibition ART LIVE 2011.
Announcing not only global interconnectedness but also … Continue reading »
Mint&Serf prepares to release the September 2011 issue of SGU, Special Graffiti Unit, a leaflet documenting New Yorkers’ memories of Tuesday, September 11th, 2001. While most newspapers or publications intend to honor those who have been lost and embrace that which remains, the SGU staff presumably aims to print reminiscences recalled by unlikely sources, those whom “legit” journalists may overlook. With great sincerity, Mint&Serf … Continue reading »