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Artist Interview: Susan Benarcik, Brooklyn, NYC

10 QUESTIONS // Susan Benarcik 1. What inspires you these days? The natural world inspires me always 2. Who are your heroes? Real people, who work really hard, and love what they do... really 3. What is your idea of perfect happiness? Not having to worry 4. What scares the hell out of you? Not making art 5. What makes you laugh hard? My boyfriend's sense ... Continue reading ›

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Artist Interview: Liz Burow, Brooklyn, NYC

10 QUESTIONS // Liz Burow - Brooklyn, NYC 1. What inspires you these days? Do it yourself culture. 2. Who are your heroes? All my friends who left their jobs to do what they really love. 3. What is your idea of perfect happiness? Fewer car/asphalt experiences, more bike/grass experiences. 4. What scares the hell out of you? Surface parking lots, road rage, workaholics, ... Continue reading ›

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The Inspiration of Jeff Faerber

Warning! NSFW! Oil Headache | acrylic on board With a nod to the pop surreal, the figures in Jeff's works are reminiscent of Egon Schiele's: thin and bony, yet more mischievous than melancholy. Many of his works wax political with portraits of the most familiar talking heads of our times, while Jeff also explores his love ... Continue reading ›

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Rainbow Blight – New Work by Christian van Minnen

My Love For You, Oil on Canvas, 28 x 22” Out of sublimely beautiful grotesque forms come super-clean rainbows, stars and hearts, reminiscent of Lucky Charms cereal and My Little Pony toys. In this new exhibit of Christian van Minnen’s work entitled “Rainbow Blight”, which opened at Bert Green Fine Arts on Wednesday, May 12th, he ... Continue reading ›

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Tales of Passion and Woe – The Cathartic Art of Carrie Ann Baade

The Afterlife of the Honey Bees, gouache and ink mixed media on paper Abundant with symbolism, both familiar and newly invented (her work includes "the gods, rulers, and demons [and more] as metaphors for the complexity of absolute states of the human condition"), Carrie Ann Baade's paintings speak with intelligence and love to the collective unconscious. ... Continue reading ›