A behind-the-scene’s look at the editioning process to complete just one Chuck Close “Roy” at Pace Paper in Gowanus.
Artists: Ruth Lingen, Shannon Kelley, Michael Adams, Akemi Martin, Cory Barber, Ason Milani, Mary MacGill. Camera and Editing by Eli Obus. Pace Prints 2010
Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels (1973-1976)
The perfect reblog for a rainy day.
Awesome Women on International Women’s Day: Shirin Neshat.
An Iranian artist whose work examines the social and cultural place for women in Islamic society, like in her “Women of Allah” visual art series. She also does performance art and works with film. Neshat directed the complicated and beautiful film, “Women Without Men,” which was an adaptation of a magical realist novel by Shahrnush Parsipur about three women in Tehran during the 1953 coup.
Shirin Neshat, Rebellious Silence, 1994. B&W RC print & ink (photo taken by Cynthia Preston); 11 x 14”/27.9 x 35.6 cm. [Via]
Because it’s her birthday, he’s some Shirin Neshat.
A photo taken through Megan Suttles’ Concealed, during the March 3rd reception for our current exhibition, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Design).
Asha Ganpat’s The Marys, currently on view at our OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Design) exhibition, now through April 27th.
Happy Birthday to Alice Guy Blanche, the first know female director in motion pictures.
Mrs. Guy-Blanche’s birthday is this Saturday, March 24th— the same day as “REEL Jersey Girls: A Century of Women Filmmakers from Alice Guy-Blanche to Today,” one of the Fort Lee Film Commission’s symposiums in their series of at the 2012 Garden State Film Festival in Asbury Park.
"REEL Jersey Girls" will reflect on the innovations and achievements of first woman filmmaker, Alice Guy-Blache, compares and contrasts between then and now, the ever changing technologies, art, business and gender aspects of filmmaking. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A, from 2:30-4:00 PM.
Frank Stella, Harran II, 1967
As per today’s date, here’s Sona Mirzaei’s Ides of March. Click the image to check out more of her work!
The deadline is March 18th, so there’s still time to enter the Arts Coalition of Asbury Park’s Beach Badge Contest! Good luck!
We love doing what we do around here, but occasionally there are times when our list of priorities is as follows:
- Art things
- Everything else