The Vernissage is a New York based blog whose main goal is to find emerging artists and give them visibility.

Aylül, hand cut collage, 8.5 x 9.5 in

Aylül, hand cut collage, 8.5 x 9.5 in

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The Deluge and a New World

15th September 2014

RYAN LEE

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Everybody seems to be back in town. New York is suddenly filled again with energy, people are running around busily to catch the multitude of happenings: as if August was never there.

Last week there was more then 80 Gallery opening in in Chelsea, which made it hard to choose where to go. Nevertheless, there was a place we really didn’t want to miss, and that is the RYAN LEE for the opening of Josh Dorman: Whorled (through October 11th).

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Old School Back in Fashion

10th September 2014

Nahmad Contemporary

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Last week Guillaume Bruère inaugurated his first solo show in the United States at Nahmad Contemporary. Located on the third floor of 980 Madison Avenue, a series of large-scale mixed media drawings spread color through the otherwise white box.

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Guest Post From Venice

8th September 2014

Solina Kennedy on Biennale Architettura 2014

June 7th marked the beginning of the 14th International Architecture Biennale Exhibition in Venice, Italy. Set across the island in both Giardini  and Arsenale, this dual site exhibition offers its viewers a detailed and insightful glimpse into the modern day world of architecture across the globe.

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From Venice With Love

5th September 2014

Inas Al-soqi’s Residency in Murano

 

Our friend Inas, has quite a gypsy soul. Besides her experience in Romania, she focused for a month in a printmaking residency located in Murano, Venice, Italy. This was her second time to Gianfranco Gorini’s printmaking studio were she spent some time back in 2011 in order to further master the technique of the woodblock print.

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Été Sans Fin, Hand Cut Collage. 10.5 x 11 inch.

Été Sans Fin, Hand Cut Collage. 10.5 x 11 inch.

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21st Precinct, where Street Art and Graffiti become friends with the Police

2nd September 2014

Last Sunday, The Vernissage went to a graffiti and street art show in a very intriguing place: a NYPD Police precinct.

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Pesu (center), Pixote (left) and Bill Claps Morse code writing the history of the building on the walls. (right) (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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The City Dresses Up

26th August 2014

The Water Tank Project

About The Water Tank Project from The Water Tank Project on Vimeo.

 The fact that art can engage social matters and that serves the community to address major issues is not new. Many artists work to emphasize, underline, discuss and interpret problems that affect the society. From Banksy to Ai Wei Wei, from Santiago Sierra to Alfredo Jaar, Felix Gonzales Torres and Jean-Claude and Christo, the list can go on for a while.

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