Exhibits

A Collection of Artists Fuse Reality with Illusion in “Brushed With Reality” at Porter Contemporary in Brooklyn Feb. 13 – March 15

Porter Contemporary art gallery is enjoying it’s current new digs in the trendy Dumbo area of Brooklyn as they celebrate an intriguing new group show entitled, “Brushed With Reality”. The handpicked artists all seem to convey multiple interpretations, and require a deeper look into the blurred realities these works of art elicit for the viewer. […] Click to read more »

Legendary Artist, Keith Haring’s Work is Still Relevant, Fresh and Thought-Provoking Today in THE POLITICAL LINE

Art should always provoke, inspire and illicit some sort of emotion despite when it was originally created. Keith Haring may have passed away in 1990, but his work continues to be fresh and relevant to social topics of today, particularly in the current exhibit, THE POLITICAL LINE at the de Young – Legion of Honor Fine […] Click to read more »

Artist Rich Simmons debuts in NYC revealing his unique hybrid of provocative art – Video Feature

Rich Simmons should be on your cultural radar as the artist hails from London, and recently made his American debut in New York City at Soho Contemporary Art . The young Brit originally made a name for himself when he created a mural on the Southbank in London depicting Prince William and Kate Middleton as […] Click to read more »

Despite China’s Attempts to Silence, Ai Weiwei through Jail and Revoking his Passport, the Revolutionary Artist Outsmarts His Native Land in Berlin with “Evidence” By Steve V. Rodriguez

This week marked the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre that occurred in 1989 when students stood in the square to peacefully protest for democracy. It is unknown to this day just how many people were killed in the square by gargantuan military machinery, but estimates range from hundreds to 2600. It’s no secret that […] Click to read more »

The New “David Bowie Is” Exhibit at the MCA in Chicago, is a Kaleidoscopic Multi-Media Retrospective of the Living Legend’s Career that has Spanned Five Decades By Steve V. Rodriguez

As a child of the 70’s and a teenager in the 80’s, my earliest memories of David Bowie were of his 80’s hit, “Let’s Dance”, which although a classic, followed an enormously eclectic and influential body of work of the previous decades. Sure I new the infamous, “Changes” and had seen a few images of the […] Click to read more »

Take a Look at how Food + Art + Music Seamlessly Unite at R House in the Art’s District of Wynwood, Miami – Video Feature

Art Basel, the international art show,  has literally put the city of  Miami on the global map as a serious art destination that has more going for it than simply being a tropical paradise. Wynwood, which is just North of the Design District and in close proximity to Downtown Miami, is quickly becoming the cities […] Click to read more »

Classic Film and Skateboard Graphics Merge To Create a Myriad of Emotions in Artist Jason Bryant’s New Exhibition, “Letters From Home”

Painter, Jason Bryant’s love of classic film and skateboarding continue to inspire the artist fusing the old with the new for truly thought provoking paintings that conjure up a myriad of emotions for the viewer. In his current exhibition at Porter Contemporary, entitled, “Letters From Home”, Bryant went back home to North Carolina and looked […] Click to read more »

Syrian-born Artist Khaled Khadour brings his ‘Evolution of Human Emotions’ exhibit to San Francisco

    Last week I had a chance to attend Syrian born Artist, Khaled Khadour’s   opening exhibit at the African American Arts & Culture Complex in San Francisco.  I first met Khaled in NYC during Fall Fashion week in February of this year,  and the first thing I noticed was his infectious smile and his […] Click to read more »

Don’t Miss a fusion of Leather with Japanese Culture at the Thomas Erben Gallery which is On View Until this Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 in NYC

Last season we were mesmerized by the Leather Japan presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week which featured primarily leather fashion and accessories,  with the electric sounds of Turtle Island. The fusion of fashion, accessories and music were a welcome diversion from the traditional presentations of most fashion shows. This season for Fall 2014, the Japan Leather […] Click to read more »

New Exhibit, “Into the Void” fuses Masculine, Feminine, Abstract, 3-D, Sculpture and Painting to Create Balance for 2014

Porter Contemporary  gallery in New York, presents “Into the Void”, a solo exhibition of new works by Anne Marchand, Judith Mullen, Roy Wiemann, and Tom Wilson.   “Into the Void” presents the works of four artists whose work takes the viewer into another realm. Roy Wiemann, whose paintings often include a focus on framing and presentation includes […] Click to read more »