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Only some artists are larger than life itself. Niki de Saint Phalle is definitely one of them. Niki’s work is colorful and emotional and was often utilized to discuss her politics, or rather her disdain for the current political sphere. Unfortunately, Niki’s work went unknown in the United States until her later years, showing how even the most influential artists can succumb to the hyper-male-focused art world that leaves women artists in the shadows. … read more.
Karen Gershowitz conducted this interview with Choreographer Danielle Diniz on Zoom. (11/30/22)
Living close to Lincoln Center in Manhattan as I do, many of the residents in my apartment building work in the arts. I think of them as neighbors until I learn about their accomplishments. Then I am awestruck.
At age thirty-one, Danielle Diniz is fast becoming a choreographer to watch, with recent commissions for new work from the Jacob’s Pillow dance festival, Columbia Ballet Collaborative, Performance Santa Fe, Avant Chamber Ballet, Ballet Hartford, Central Utah Ballet, and more.… read more.
11/17 UPDATE: Follow link to watch Macy’s 2022 windows unveiled live on NYC’s Fox5 🙂
“I use my grandmother’s sewing shears, and they’re right here with me,” exclaims an enthusiastic Allison Green as she wields what appears to be a pair of oversized scissors.
As shocking as this may seem, having intergenerational sewing materials is not an anomaly for Alli.… read more.
The Sculpture in the Park show in Loveland (CO) is one of the largest juried sculpture shows in the country. One hundred and fifty artists are selected to show their work over a long weekend in August. When I attended it a few months back, much of the art intrigued me. The works on display were striking, beautiful, or clever, but none of them spoke to me.… read more.
“I always tried to hide my disability when it came to my role as an actor in the performing arts, but when I finally started to embrace that part of myself, that is how I stood out.”
Recently, on a balmy Brooklyn night, I sat on the porch of multi-hyphenate Bree Klauser, learning how claiming her identities in a newfound way has shaped her in her career.… read more.