Author Archives: Alex Holt

About Alex Holt

I am a local artist from Brooklyn, NY. I love art, design, books, photography, gardening and blogging.

Coming to Manhattan: An Art Exhibit By Dogs, For Dogs

The internet, it seems, is made of pets doing silly things, and people doing silly things for their pets. Dogs painting is a neat trick that we all love to see, or making art in other ways. But if a … Continue reading

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‘Human Structures’ by Jonathan Borofsky is on Display at Plaza33

Plaza33, the broad triangle outside Penn Station, has hosted a parade of large installations by notable artists. Keith Haring and Roy Lichtenstein are notable recents. Now, yet another big, bold, simple sculpture has risen on the low plinth at the … Continue reading

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Frieze New York 2017 Is This Weekend

Frieze New York, an annual event since 2014, is a fair of international and contemporary art that takes place each spring on Randall’s Island in Manhattan. More than two hundred galleries fill space in the 256-acre island park in the … Continue reading

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Irving Penn Exhibit Coming to the Met

Irving Penn’s bold, deliberate photos helped define the look of Vogue Magazine and, it could be said, of fashion photography itself. “Insufferably elegant” is how it was described by Roberta Smith in the New York Times. He photographed everything, from … Continue reading

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Prominent Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Has a New Art Project Coming to NY

“Good Fences Make Good Neighbors” is an idiom that only takes a little bit of thought to understand. The idea is that knowing where to draw a boundary makes it easy to keep relationships friendly. It is also the title … Continue reading

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Effects of the Travel Ban Are Still Felt in the Art World

The New York art scene has made it a point in recent times to showcase the ways in which the Middle East and the Muslim world have contributed to the global cultural wealth. With the Museum of Modern Art replacing … Continue reading

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Carole Feuerman’s Realistic Artwork on Display at One Exchange Plaza

The lobby inside the One Exchange Plaza on Broadway is one of New York City’s newest art spaces. Currently on display is Carole Feuerman’s hyperrealistic sculptures. They bring a strange, soft humanity to the gallery. The display is titled PERCEPTION … Continue reading

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