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May, 2014

  • 12 May

    Functional Literary Art That Could Save Millions of Lives…Literally

    New York – Monday, May 12, 2014 I was having a conversation with a fellow artist at a gallery opening the other night in Williamsburg, and he was telling me that he wants his work to not only be beautiful, but also to have a practical function.  That conversation resonated …

  • 8 May

    This PBS Educational Cartoon Might Be Missing It’s Mark

    New York – Thursday, May 8, 2014 The lesson for today kids is as follows:  Stealing, lying, and turning innocent bystanders into criminals (as well as snitching on your friends) will not only reward you tangibly (free stuff) , but will also make you more popular among your peers.  This …

  • 7 May

    A First Look at Cutlog Art Fair 2014

    New York – Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Cutlog is the first of the Frieze Week Art Fairs to open their doors to the press and VIP’s.  It’s hard to turn down an opportunity to check out the work before anyone else while being treated to a free gourmet brunch.  I …

  • 7 May

    FRIEZE 2014 Art Week – May 8th -12th Your Artiholics NYC Art Fair Guide

    New York – May 8 – 12, 2014 Navigating Frieze Art Week (May 8th -12th) in New York City isn’t easy.  Three years ago when Frieze London decided to branch out and leap over the pond to Manhattan (Randall’s Island) for a few days each May, many Armory Week Art …

  • 5 May

    Flux Factory Built a Rube Goldberg Automated Group Photo Machine

    New York – Monday, May 5, 2014 Long Island City based art collective Flux Factory created an elaborate piece of art which runs all around their building.  Exquisite Contraption, a Rube Goldberg machine triggered by sound activation, dominoes through an elaborate series of events concluding with the timed taking of a …