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Arts & Culture
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Artists Robert Rauschenberg and Frank Stella painted
in its lofts. Entertainers Cher
and Keith Richards call NoHo home....
City Council Select Committee on the Arts
- a non-profit organization that provides
support to artists and arts organizations.
NoHo Dancers and
90-year-old Mary Anthony, founder of
Anthony Dance Theatre located at 736 Broadway, teaches modern
dance and gives back to the artistic community at the same time,
providing scholarship for dancers who want to dance but cannot
afford to do so.
- Founder of the
Dance Company iin 1981 entered the world of
professional dance early, making her professional New
York debut dancing with Agnes DeMille in City Center’s
revival of Carousel at the age of eleven, and attending
the prestigious School of American Ballet. Fifteen years
into her professional career, Monte turned her attention
to choreography and founded the company that bears her
For more than 30 years, Chuck Close --
renowned as one of America's foremost artists in any media
-- has explored the art of printmaking in his continuing
investigation into the principles of perception
In late 1953, he met
Jasper Johns, with whom he is considered the most
influential of artists who reacted against
Abstract Expressionism [more].
The two artists had neighboring studios, regularly
exchanging ideas and discussing their work,
From her early work as a member of the black artist
collective Spiral, to recent prints and canvases that
deconstruct popular icons (from Picasso to ‘Lil Kim), Emma
Amos challenges audiences to consider how ideas about race,
sex and identity are constructed and disseminated through
images. Her works expose the ways in which images of
blackness and non-western cultural forms have been
historically appropriated by white artists.
Stella’s art was recognized for its innovations before he
was twenty-five. In 1959, several of his paintings were
included in "Three Young Americans" at the Allen Memorial
Art Museum at Oberlin College, as well as in "Sixteen
Americans" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
(1959–60). Stella joined dealer Leo Castelli’s stable of
artists in 1959.
Often described as a conceptual artist, Sandy Gellis (born ) works in sculpture, drawing, photography, and
printmaking, specializing in Earth, Air, and Water studies.
Gellis' public art projects are most successful in their
approach and response to the environment.
June Leaf’s works, be it iron
sculptures, works on canvas or on paper, cannot be viewed as
being detached from one another. The sculptures, paintings
and drawings are heavily conditioned by one another: her
drawings and paintings are also always sketches for her
sculptures; the sculptures, in turn, serve as models for her
works with brush and pencil. The result is cross-discipline
human studies, which never fail to fascinate, not least
because of their extraordinary and extremely original
artist I use windows and grids often in my work. Windows are
structural and organizing devices that indicate a space
within versus the one outside-circumscribing different if
not opposing worlds. Windows can imply a sense of self and
the other, the familiar and the unknown, the safe and the
risky. See also
Faces of the Fallen
Diane Adzema is a multimedia artist and designer. Her
sculpture and mixed media constructions were exhibited in
to Fantasy" exhibition in the Fall of 1996. The most
prominent of her contributions to the show was a room-sized
installation which documented the destruction of a Catholic
Chapel in New York's Little Italy.
is considered a colorist, extraordinarily sensitive to the expressive and evocative roles that color plays in art and nature. Usually subtle and fragile, sometimes direct and bold, she handles her transitions from light to shadow with absolute precision. She controls the delicate balance of color, light, and form in a painterly parallel to organic growth.
Joan has continued working with
the coral forms and has been exhibiting her work in
one-woman shows in the U.S. and Paris, France. She has also
had work published in Penthouse Magazine; The Whole Sex
Catalogue; and the Kitchen Almanac.
first career as a medievalist and professor of art history
at The City College of New York, Annie Shaver-Crandell
became an artist specializing in plein air landscape. Born
and raised in Oberlin, Ohio, she now lives in New York
City's historic Noho neighborhood.
attracted to boundaries - the garden wall, the water's edge,
the place where the cultivated field, pasture, vineyard, or
orchard gives way to the woods and hills. In her home
environment of Manhattan, she paints and draws extensively
in the community gardens of the Lower East Side. But she
travels extensively in pursuit of her subject, and much of
her recent work was done in the American Rockies, the
Provence region of France, and along the Delaware River.
||Joelle Shefts, Illustrator
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