Jen Deppe Parker

Stephen Wilkes: ‘Day to Night’

Imagine if day and night could coexist, if the sun and moon could inhabit the same sky. Struggling to conjure up an image? Fear not. Stephen Wilkes can paint a clearer picture for you, so to speak. By combining photographs continuously taken from one camera angle, the photographer creates surreal landscapes,...

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Holiday Gifts for the Consummate Art Lover

Getting stressed out by gift-giving is one of the most displeasing aspects of an otherwise enjoyable holiday season. Art-inspired presents to the rescue! Giving the gift of art and design will not only enlighten the receiver, but it will lend the giver an enviable air of culture. Below, you’ll find six items worthy of...

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6 Remarkable Portrait Photography Books

An image forever frozen in time, portraits illuminate the impermanent, shifting nature of life. Whether capturing the unusual, the everyday, or the fantastical, these photographs can alter the way we visualize and realize the history others set before us. The following tomes will allow you to travel to another time and space. Added...

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Japanese Kōgei | Future Forward

Discipline. Tradition. Precision. Just a few words that come to mind when considering Japanese art and design. The artist, it would seem, does not often stand at the center of the medium. New York City’s Museum of Art and Design’s latest exhibition, however, Japanese Kōgei | Future Forward, efforts to showcase the work...

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6 Must-See Fall Shows in NYC

Art has the ability to unleash the unfelt and the unknown. It has the power to transform, unite, define, educate, and energize. It can be an impetus for change–change in the world and change within yourself. This November, shake up your New York state of mind through these six outstanding...

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Beatriz Milhazes: Marola

Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes is best known for imagery referencing the pulsing energy and vibrant colors of her country, rendered in Modernist geometrical forms and structures, the occasional bit of Latin American religious iconography thrown in for good measure. In her newest exhibition, Marola, currently on display at James Cohen Gallery, Milhazes streamlines...

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Trick-or-Treat: 6 Art Books for Halloween

As October’s brisk grasp takes hold, Halloween inspiration sets in. The costumes, the candy, the crunch of leaves on the ground: One can’t help but be taken back to a time when ghouls and goblins felt frighteningly real. And while we might have grown too old for trick-or-treat, we certainly...

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Shepard Fairey: On Our Hands

Politically charged paintings line the walls of the Jacob Lewis Gallery. In a restrained palette of red, yellow and black, the work–part of Shepard Fairey’s first solo exhibit in NYC since 2010–attempts to speak volumes on the topics of political corruption, women’s roles in society, and the planet’s obsession with...

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5 Must-See Fall Shows in NYC

As the blustery winds of fall roll into the city, a fantastic mix of art exhibits, from artists both established and lesser known, roll in with them. Reaching across this metropolis to the highs and lows of New York City’s art scene, these six shows are ones that you...

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‘Picasso Sculpture’ at MoMA

Even if you do not know anything about art, in form or history, you have probably still heard of Pablo Picasso–if only a loose awareness of him being one of the greatest artists of all time. Known best for his paintings, Picasso’s sculpture work is not to be ignored. And, luckily...

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