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[Alec Baldwin, Marcy Klein All photos by ZACH HYMAN for PMc] Last night at the United Nations stars gathered for the "Welcome to Gulu" exhibition and benefit art sale. The exhibit, organized by artist Ross Bleckner, features 200 paintings by human trafficking victims plagued by rebel groups in Northern Uganda. The event took place in the UN delegates dining room and and benefited the artists themselves and their peers: former child soldiers and abducted girls exploited for violence. More»
[Keith Lissner, Talia Eisenberg, All photos by JOHNATHAN ZEIGLER for PMc]
Last night at the Heist Gallery on the Lower East Side, owner Talia Eisenberg hosted an opening reception for the gallery's new exhibit, "12 Instances." "12 Instances" is a group exhibition of Polaroids curated by photographer Molly Surno, and explores photography's first medium of "instant gratification" and "immediacy" before the dawn of the digital age. Talia wore a dress by designer Keith Lissner (one of the stars in Bravo's new series "The Fashion Show"), who joined in the celebration along with guests such as skater Oksana Baiul, curator Molly Surno, Mark Langrish, and Annabel Vartanian among others.
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[Cindy Sherman and David Byrne. Image via Getty] NY-based nonprofit Creative Time honored visionaries and art patrons Melva Buckbaum and Raymond Learsy at its annual benefit. The May 6th gala was held at the 69th Regiment Armory. Amanda Brooks, Cindy Sherman, David Byrne, Leonard Lauder, Creative Time President Anne Pasternak, and Director of the Whitney Museum Adam Weinberg were among the attendees. More photos below... More»
The 2009 Affordable Art Fair is underway, opening with a private preview yesterday evening at its new 7 West 34th Street location. Active and aspiring collectors enjoyed cocktails while viewing pieces of various disciplines, displayed by more than 60 domestic and international galleries. Recession friendly prices range from $100 to $10,000, opening the door to finding the next art world breakout. More»
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Serge Strosberg is a Belgian-born artist whose method of making his own paint with oil and egg tempera can be traced back to the fresco artists of the 15th century. However, Strosberg's subject matter is decidedly more modern: his latest work is a collection of portraits depicting transgendered people in New York City. More»
[Chloe Sevigny, Liz Goldwyn. Photos by DAVID X PRUTTING for PMc]
Liz Goldwyn, Hollywood royalty and jewelry designer, has added filmmaker to her list, teaming up with director Aaron Rose for a short film called "Underwater Ballet." The film is being screened in its entirety in Times Square from May 1-6th, with audio available via cell phone. On Friday, Dior Beauty helped present the premiere on the giant screens in NYC. More photos and story below... More»
Last Thursday, friends and family members of the late American playwright, actress, and painter, Patricia Broderick celebrated her latest exhibit at The Tibor de Nagy Gallery in NYC. Son Matthew Broderick was there, of course, along with wife, Sarah Jessica Parker and other guests like George Stephanopoulos, Alexandra Wentworth, Adam Glassman, Genevive Falkner, and Gabriella Fuller. More photos below... More»
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Eye-popping art and killer fashion got together last week at Reiss Soho for an art show and auction to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). The monolithic walls at Reiss (the DKNY of the U.K.) on West Broadway were screaming with color from the wild abstracts of painter DM Weil who shows exclusively at Gallery 721 @ Sobro. More story and photos below... More»
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Home Base, a unique art installation that explores the idea of Home is on their fourth year, and this time, the space is in a former medical center on the Lower East Side. We fell in love with the Harlem-based house last spring, and caught up with Adi Ezroni, and all of our friends at this year's installation... More»
Looking for some Miller High Life? Well Eisenberg Grocery & Deli may advertise it but as a party favor they gave out Colt 45s to sip on. Heist Gallery's Talia Eisenberg hosted the reception for Ryan Watkins-Hughes' "From Gallery to Grocery: Yes, We Canned" exhibition. As we mentioned, Heist Gallery transformed itself into a local bodega for this provocative show. More»
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Heads Up: There is an art scene outside of Chelsea! On Saturday evening, New York art lovers took advantage of the balmy weather and went on an LES ArtCrawl, enjoying galleries and museums from Bowery to East Broadway. Participants sipped on free wine and beer, and perused some of the finest examples of local art, beginning at the New Museum and onto the 28 participating galleries. The event, which was hosted by Artlog.com, was followed by an after party at GalleryBar. More photos below... More»
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