BY Laurel Walsh
on Jun 28, 2013
Miranda July wants to give you something. She’s got these cool, creative friends, and her friends have email accounts just brimming with interesting private messages that she thinks your eyes should sneak a peek at.
Which friends? Oh, just Lena Dunham, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kirsten Dunst, writers Sheila Heti and Etgar Keret, artists Catherine Opie and Danh Vo, physicist Lee Smolin, and Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy (!). Together, plus you, these creative brains make up WE THINK ALONE. Read More
BY Katharine Ernst
on Jun 20, 2013
After 30 years, photographer and professor Christine Osinski has finally discovered a way to print the gorgeous images she shot back on Staten Island. She photographed in NYC in the 1970s and 80s until she and her husband got pushed out of their lower Manhattan apartment so the landlord could flip it (sound familiar?). Osinski was looking to buy a place so this wouldn't happen again, which inspired their move to Staten Island.
Osinski attributes Staten Island as a great influence on her work, saying the place felt exotic, yet still familiar to her. Read More
BY Amy LaCount
on May 29, 2013
Remember Dilek Baykara's dreamy, steamy illustrations? Here's the deal: mysterious, illusory, and undeniably haunting, the work of Dilek Baykara is multifaceted and expansive. She's a Brooklyn-based grad of the School of Visual Arts, and she's got a solo show launching this Thursday right here in New York City. You're invited!
Here's a peek at her latest work:
The girl's subject matter is often dark, exploring decay and horror in new ways, with pieces like "The Mistress of Death. Read More
BY Laurel Walsh
on May 09, 2013
Meet your newest art crush!
Dilek Baykara is a New Jersey native now living and working in Brooklyn. Her illustrations are part fairytale and part art nouveau, with intricate detailing and a few pop culture references tossed in. Some look like they belong in the childrens’ books of your dreams: flappers in feathers, celestial moonscapes, Bowie in the sky with diamonds.
Check out these Gatsby-esque numbers:
If you like what you see and live nearby, girl’s got a solo show starting May 30th at N.Y.C.’s Superchief Gallery. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Apr 02, 2013
MACROCK is the perfect way to see tons of great bands, check out a bunch of cool crafts and artwork, engage in discussions about the music industry, eat delicious cheap food, and chill out in Virginia's friendliest city. Harrisonburg, VA (AKA "the Friendly City") hosts MACROCK every spring, and this year it'll be this weekend, April 5th and 6th. The fest is run by a small group of volunteers and MACROCK 16 will host over 80 bands at several downtown venues. In terms of music genres, MACROCK's got you covered. Read More