Member Show: Baker’s Dozen exhibition at the Arts Guild of New Jersey

Member, Anne Elliot has four pieces in the in Rahway, NJ. The opening is this Sunday, February 15 from 1-4pm and the exhibit will run till March 12. The exhibition, which opens on February 15 and runs through March 12, 2015 will have a free, public reception on Sunday, February 15, 1-4 PM, at Arts Guild New Jersey, 1670 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ 07065. Gallery Hours are Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm, Fri: 10am to 2pm, Sat & Sun: 1-4pm or by appointment for groups of 10 or more. The exhibition is wheelchair [...] Read more [...]
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Rules of Success: What Is Allowed—and What do We Allow Ourselves?

Last summer, Soho20’s National Affiliates Artists had a brown bag roundtable discussion: Rules of Success: What Is Allowed---and What do We Allow Ourselves, in conjunction with their group show Hungry Eyes. Please view this very informative video which the artists discussed the sources of freedom and restriction in their art and artistic careers. Soho20 Gallery’s National Affiliate Artists from nine different states have sustained their self-curated interactive feminist dialogue over the course [...] Read more [...]
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The Flux of Museum Price

Recently, the Brooklyn Museum announced a raised fee for adults while visitors age 20 and below go free. The move is an attempt to foster interest by youth in art and preservation by eliminating the economic hinderances. Starting September 3rd, 20 year olds will enter free-of-charge while adults must pay $16 rather than $12.  In 2011, the MoMA raised its admission fee to $25 from $20, and the suggested admission fee at the Metropolitan Museum of Art increased to $25 from $20. Evidently, there [...] Read more [...]
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Van Gogh’s Ear: In the flesh

The romantic, if not crazed, story of how painter Vincent Van Gogh severed his ear to win back his lover shows a man writhing in anguish and heartbreak. However, for fans of the post-impressionist painter, his ear will be on display at The Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany. The ear is a feat of 3-dimensional printing; created using the DNA of one of his living relatives and formulated with his size in mind, the ear is as close a replica as has ever been shown. Although some critics [...] Read more [...]
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The Hashtag War

In the wake of the Isla Vista shooting targeting a sorority house, twitter erupted in response with outcry. What seem like long hidden complaints have been vocalized on Twitter in the form of a #YesAllWomen hashtag. The tag accompanies tweets from women all over the world who are tired of being catcalled and victims of rape culture. The pervasive and trending term, rape culture, stands for a culture in which women live in fear of becoming prey to men. Whether it be on the street, on a college campus, [...] Read more [...]
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