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Kalup Linzy

Kalup Linzy is an American performance and video artist who lives and works Brooklyn, NY. Linzy is originally from Clermont, Florida and in 2003 he received his MFA from the University of South Floridsa. He also attended the Skowhegan School … Continue reading

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John Baeder

John Baeder is an well known artist in the realm of photorealism. Photorealism is when the artist combines the mediums of photography and painting. His work, which consists of rural pastines, relics and old cars, came from a passion for capturing … Continue reading

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Georges Dambier

Georges Dambier was born in 1925 in France. Initially trained in painting and graphic design, Dambier only picked up a camera when he began to work for photographer Willy Rizzo. Rizzo mentored him, teaching him the fundamentals of photography. After … Continue reading

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“David Salle: New Paintings” at Mary Boone Gallery

Last week I went down to Chelsea to see David Salle’s new exhibition at Mary Boone Gallery (541 West 24th st.). Having been slightly underwhelmed by the other galleries that day, this exhibition really stood out to me. Salle’s large paintings … Continue reading

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Steve Powers Studio Visit

This afternoon, I walked down to Tribeca to visit Steve Powers‘ studio with my good friend Paris Starn. Born in ’68 in Philadelphia, Powers started his artistic life as a graffiti artist under the tag “ESPO”. By the end of his … Continue reading

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Tom Wesselmann

Tom Wesselmann was an American pop-artist whose claim-to-fame came from his well known collages. Wesselmann graduated from the prestigious Cooper Union institute. At Cooper Union Wesselmann began to study art in the context of New York. Wesselmann’s first series, Great … Continue reading

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Kenny Scharf

Kenny Scharf is a Hollywood-born artist who resides in Brooklyn. After receiving his B.F.A from the School of Visual Arts in 1980, Scharf soon began to rise to fame in the 1980s pop-art scene. Scharf is known for his pop-art … Continue reading

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