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Hats Off to Dean Millien of Con Artist NYC

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Don’t miss Curses! Foiled Again featuring Dean Millien’s tinfoil sculptures.… Continue reading »

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TOKYONEWS illing in NYC

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We are excited to finally announce the release of the 4th installment of SGU (SpecialGraffitiUnit), art paper we publish a few times a year. Vandalism, trespassing and conspiracy charges, wilding in Roppongi with Yakuzas while getting thrown out of every club in Shabuya, #TokyoNews is your new guide to getting locked up abroad.

TokyoNews featuring Tanya Arakawa, Cat Marnell, Kamaryn Potter, Gogy Esparza, Osvaldo Chance Jimenez, Curtis Kulig, Greg Passuntino, … Continue reading »

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Monumental Needles: Nuria Román at CATM chelsea

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On February 16, CATM chelsea opened Desde la Tierra al Cielo, “From Earth To Heaven,” a critical solo exhibition for Spanish-born multimedia artist Nuria Román who has continued to confront the innate reciprocality between human and nature. CATM’s Desde la Tierra al Cielo is comprised of various mixed-media works combining paint, ceramic, stone, metal, woodprint, site-specific installation and photography.

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CATM Chelsea Dictates Fall’s Dialogue

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Art Live Turns Five!

CATM Chelsea

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.

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Digging Contemporary Anthropologic Art

Erik Pauhrizi, "Gold rise," 2011, 23 karat gold, size of one grain of rice

Erik Pauhrizi’s The Poison of our Sins @ CATM chelsea, 500 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011

Erik Pauhrizi, "Gold rise," 2011, 23 karat gold, size of one grain of rice

When sovereign nations attempt to improve economies and introduce fair trade laws, they must also admit tourism as well as imported products. Autonomy and cultural identity tense a native citizen’s relationships on internal-, micro- and macro-levels. A child … Continue reading »

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From the “WU-mb”

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"Footsteps" by Louis Sarowasky

Executive Director & Owner of Gallery 151, Michael Namer restored a hidden graffiti-ed wall, which he had discovered in his SoHo building 151 Wooster. Numerous graffiti legends had contributed to the mural over time. At the 2007 grand opening of Gallery 151, Namer exhibited the infamous wall juxtaposed with works by “Jean-Michel Basquiat, Fab 5 Freddy, Keith Haring, Kenny Sharf, and ERO.”

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“Well Hung” Artists: Feature on Jeff and Will Robbins

Jeff and Will Robbins, (Gold Metallic), 2011, 67" x 67" Blowtorch, plastic couch cover and gold leaf

Jeff and Will Robbins, (Gold Metallic), 2011, 67" x 67" Blowtorch, plastic couch cover and gold leaf

It takes two Robbins, Jeff and Will, to consider stretching the plastic cover intended to protect a couch over stretcher bars, in turn creating a transparent rather than primed surface. The deconstruction of found objects and iconography often appears in the trajectory of Contemporary Art History, yet the Kitsch factor disappears beneath layers … Continue reading »

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