Martynka Wawrzyniak is a Greenpoint-based artist currently working on a public art project entitled Ziemia, which will serve as a monument to the neighborhood’s multi-cultural community. The piece will take the form of a ceramic sphere atop a native meadow in McGolrick Park, and will be made in collaboration with Greenpointers.
poetry that glitters is an ongoing performance poetry project created, produced, and performed by Franziska Ruprecht, a performance poet currently living in Munich, Germany.
Today Greenpoint Brooklyn is perhaps the most rapidly gentrifying neighborhood in all New York City, but it was not always so. For many years Greenpoint was working- class and no character more personified working-class Greenpoint than its “First Citizen,” Peter j. McGuinness.
Urbantgarde Press is proud to announce the publication of our first poetry anthology, Urgent Bards, featuring poems by Billy Cancel, Ed Go, melissa christine goodrum, Susan Lewis and Michael Whalen, and cover and interior artwork by Tim Shook. Edited by Michael Whalen, Urgent Bards brings together the work of a group of linguistically and formally innovative writers and abstract, freely improvised paintings.
This essay first appeared under the same title on Le Rapport Du Jour, and it is published on here under the author’s permission.
Last night, I had dinner at my friends Steve and Naama’s apartment off Park Avenue in Manhattan. I arrived when they were still getting ready, and asked to use the bathroom just after Steve had gotten out of the shower. “It’s pretty hot in there,” Naama said. “That’s okay, I’m from Brooklyn,” I responded. This after a week that saw temperatures in the upper 90s, with the mysterious RealFeel hitting 100 on the day I cleaned my apartment, mostly sans A/C.
This post features Gary Horn’s written description of his painting Night Journey 49: Abstürzender/The Twilight of Idolatry.
On the left is an image of Max Beckmann’s painting Abstürzender (Falling Man). At the time of the 911 World Trade Center attacks, when I learned that the victims were jumping from the towers, my mind recalled Abstürzender.
Gallery Juno is pleased to present a new series of paintings by artist Rebeca Mendoza, whose large-scale works reflect a dialogue between the internal, emotive driving forces of visual creation and the plasticity and physicality of paint and canvas.
A man. A woman. A doomed affair. The voice of reason. The face of deception.
A doomed affair between a married woman and a man. Will she make the right choice? Will she continue down the road of destruction? Her realities will come crashing down no matter what she chooses.
You are invited to take part in one of the single largest art collaborations in recent times. An emerging artistic movement named ENTRöPISM is embarking on the creation of the longest wall of individual paintings ever assembled.
What: the making of an art wall entitled [millennia+3]
When: summer 2016
Where: New York City