Hugh Kretschmer on Miracle Mile

Clark | Oshin Gallery at The Icon presents photographs & a gallery talk by Hugh Kretschmer, as part of L.A.’s Miracle Mile Art Walk, Saturday, July 18th. A native of Los Angeles, Hugh Kretschmer is an internationally acclaimed photographer, known for meticulously rendered, conceptual images. Kretschmer (who’s newest work was featured on Arts in Residence last… Continue reading Hugh Kretschmer on Miracle Mile

All Hail the King

Last Thursday evening, I hit Prospect Park with friends for the Femi Kuti concert. The rain held off, we packed a huge picnic and danced for hours to contagious, Nigerian Afrobeat. Looking around at one point, I stopped to appreciate the best part of any Brooklyn event – the people. Brooklyn’s characters are eclectic to… Continue reading All Hail the King

Daniel Arsham: Master of (Creative) Manipulation

Yesterday I had the pleasure of a studio visit with sculptor Daniel Arsham. Arsham describes his work as “architectural interventions,” often playing upon existing structures to create unexpected yet organic sculptures – a knot at the corner of two walls, or a chair emerging from within a wall, and so on. I first came across Arsham… Continue reading Daniel Arsham: Master of (Creative) Manipulation

Dumbo gets Personal…

During this past weekend’s 2009 NY Photo Festival, DUMBO was, wonderfully, once again taken over by all things photo for five days. One down-under gallery, however, is continuing the celebration, and taking things personally. Set on the second floor of the Front Street Arts Building, through an orange door, up the stairs and to the… Continue reading Dumbo gets Personal…