“Most of my work is derived from my dreams and my meditation. I get very comfortable with the mediums I utilize to interpret my dreams. I use not earth tones instead I focus on intense colors.”
The uptown art scene is happening and one of the places you should visit on your cultural tour is ilon Art Gallery.
Located on 123rd between Adam Clayton and Frederick Douglas Boulevard, this very cool gallery (located in a brownstone!) is accessible by the 2/3 trains and A/C/D trains off the 125th street stop in Harlem. I have been before and the location, curated pieces and proprietor all make for a great experience.
Jay is a traditionalist who prefers to shoot on film (even in the current market where digital is the dominant source for producing photos.) For him, film offers a timelessness that cannot be duplicated by digital. A similar argument is true in the music industry when it comes to comparing digital with the quality of a vinyl record.
By Nick Christophers Art is such a broad word that there is no true meaning for it encompasses so many facets. For each artist their art is unique in its own way. Hence it is difficult to find a specific meaning for the word art without taking into […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Williamsburg, Brooklyn is known for great shops, restaurants and individuals using all available outdoor space to express their artistic point of view. I spent the morning in the neighborhood shopping for the holiday season and taking pictures along the way. This is a great area […]
If you had 80,000 LEGO bricks at your disposal, what would you do with them? Corporate lawyer turned artist Nathan Sawaya used his to build a 19-foot long dinosaur that’s currently on display with dozens of his LEGO sculptures at Discovery Times Square, an exhibition center on West 44th Street. The dinosaur is one of the largest sculptures he’s ever made.
New York is photogenic. You can spend day and night taking pictures around the city from every angle and it still feels like you are just scratching the surface.
By Katelyn McLeod Below is a photo gallery by the talented Katelyn McLeod. She highlights some of the great local New York City talent found in the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn.