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November, 2018

  • 1 November

    The World’s Tallest Statue

    Called the Statue of Unity, the 597-foot-tall bronze depicts India’s first deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The 597-foot-tall bronze sculpture, called the Statue of Unity, dwarfs the previous title holder, the 420-foot Spring Temple Buddha in China, and is roughly twice as big as New York City’s Statue of Liberty. …

  • 1 November

    New York’s John J Harvey Historic Fireboat Turned into an Artwork

    Igor Babailov once said that “Painting should educate and enrich. Modern painting merely offers a split-second emotion: You see it, you have an instant reaction and move on. Instead, real painting can be looked at over and over again and each time it has something new.” It may sound so …

October, 2018

  • 29 October

    Highlights from TEFAF New York

    The 67th Regiment Armory on the Upper East Side was buzzing on Friday afternoon.  The works range widely—from antiquities, rare books, and maps to vintage jewels, Asian ceramics, and scrolls, and even modern American paintings. The fair, which originated in the Netherlands in Maastricht, now takes place twice a year in …

  • 25 October

    Making The Independent Artists Voices Heard

    Clio Art Fair has been and still is the main art fair for independent artists in New York and was born from the idea of Founder and Director Alessandro Berni in 2014, of celebrating and promoting emerging artists. It has now fully established itself attracting artists from all walks of …

  • 1 October

    The Bronx Museum adds a branch in Manhattan

    The Bronx Museum of the Arts is expanding into Manhattan.   The Bronx Museum of the Arts will open an auxiliary space this year in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan, hopping boroughs to operate an additional 4,500 square foot location for exhibitions, performances, artist talks, and workshops. The initial plan calls for the …