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Verónica Peña is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores migration policies, cross-cultural dialogue, and women’s empowerment
Janice Sloane is a NY-based artist who works with themes of decay and impermanence. She has had solo exhibitions at: The Shala Yoga House in NYC, Gallery 117, Governors Island Art Fair, Repair Shop…
Jackie Brown is a Maine-based artist who makes biomorphic sculptures and drawings that explore our relationship to living systems. Her work has been featured in exhibitions across the United States,…
Rosary Solimanto is an activist and artist whose work explores disABILITY identity, biology, healthcare and medicine from a humanitarian perspective.
We check out the Oddities Flea Market at Brooklyn Bazaar...
Sidney Mullis lives and works in State College, PA. Her work has been exhibited in a number of locations including Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan. She has had solo shows at the Leslie…
Jen Shepard is originally from East Texas and currently lives and works in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She received her MFA from the University of Texas at Tyler and also achieved a second masters degree in…
We checked out Comic Arts Brooklyn 2018 at Pratt this weekend.
Brett Wallace is a New York-based artist whose practice involves an exploration of the future of work.
Matt Ruby chats w/ Luisa Díez about her anthropological view of comedy. Jacqueline & J on the new movie, ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?.’ And a sneak preview of The Underhill Family Orchestra’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Danish artist Anna Borgman and German artist Candy Link have been working together since 2011 to create public sculptures that explore notions of place, space, and human’s relationship with history and situation. 
Bonam Kim is a Brooklyn-based sculptor whose work speaks to her experiences of displacement and her struggle with cultural identity.
Julian shares how he got started in photography, how it has evolved into a career, and describes his favorite photos. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode:…
Brooklyn-based artist Thomas Lendvai transforms everyday construction materials into large-scale, site-responsive, sculptural experiences.
Jason File (b.1976, USA) is an artist, university lecturer in fine art, and war crimes prosecutor who lives and works between Brooklyn, NY, London, UK and The Hague, Netherlands. He holds degrees in…
BTRtoday visited the 2018 New York Comic Con at the Javits Center
Zahar Vaks is a visual artist who was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and currently lives and works in Brooklyn New York.
Sky Kim was born in Seoul, Korea and received a Master’s Degree in Painting at Pratt Institute in New York.
We love this meme almost as much as a moth loves… a lamp.
Dana Levy was born in Tel Aviv Israel and currently lives and works in New York. She holds an MA in Electronic Imaging from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Scotland, and a BA from Camberwell…
We checked out the closing weekend of the immersive shipping container-housed art experience.
Rhia Hurt is a fine artist currently based in New York City. She received her MFA in Painting at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2009 and has since shown her artwork in California, New York,…
Rebecca Pristoop is a New York-based curator, art historian, and performance artist. Her interests lie with contemporary art that engages politics or cuts through the limitations of traditional media.
It’s proof that we as a culture still don’t know what to do with women’s bodies if not sexualizing them. But beyond that uncomfortable cultural truth, it’s impossible to divine the purpose or meaning of the photos.
Kelly Worman is an artist, curator, professor, and archivist based out of New York City. She holds an M.F.A. from Pratt Institute (2011) in New York, and an M.A. in Culture, Criticism, and Curation.
Joshua Liebowitz is a New York based artist working with research and assemblage.
Maddy Rosenberg is a New York based multi media artist who spends several months each year in Europe to explore new places in order to broaden her idea base and gather new reference material for her work.
Our top picks from Unsplash’s Unporn series of objects that resemble our naughty bits.
Carol Scavotto is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses interactive performance, collage, masks and drawing to question and address the individual’s response-ability regarding social, global and personal identity.
Ryan Leitner is an artist whose paintings offer a quilted perspective on identity.
Kimberly picks the brain of a non-artist to understand his take on narrative structure in film and the preservation of memories. The two movies they discuss are Peter Greenaway’s Pillow Book and Christopher Nolan's Momento.
Klimentina Jauleska a Macedonia-born, New York based artist whose visual narrative falls into minimalistic and conceptual aesthetics. While blurring the boundaries between two and three-dimensional…
Antriksh Bali is a composer, sound designer and music producer for film, video games and animations. Hailing from Delhi, India, he has been creating music for over a decade. Also being an accomplished…
Cristina Muñiz is a San Antonio based painter who received her BFA from the  Kansas City Art Institute.
Zhongwen Hu is a Shanghai raised, New York based painter, illustrator, and animator, who expresses the vibrant spirit and atmosphere of daily life scene.
Julio Valdez is a New York based mixed-media artist who was Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Karine Fleurima is a multi-disciplinary Avant-Performance artist who utilizes electro music, vocalizations, movement, video and interactive media.
The 36th Annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade was full of mermaids, sea creatures and glitter!
Zach Zecha is a Pennsylvania-based artist whose playful works with up-cycled and industrial material speak to his past and present physical surroundings.
This week I chat w/ Claudi & Raimundo of Pinc Louds and listen to their latest album Delancey Street—tune in!
The rock band is not just about music, but also about the experience—with puppets, dancing and, of course, love.
Sonjie Feliciano Solomon is an artist/designer based in Brooklyn, NY whose work explores ephemerality and transformation, light and shadow, structure and collapsibility, and the designed and the organic.
Anne Gilman is a Brooklyn-born artist working in varying formats that include large-scale drawings and multi-panel projects.  Using pencils, inks, and layers of pigment, she writes, redacts, draws,…
In my search for work by female artists, I found too little art by women and too much patronizing marketing.
Elizabeth Knowles is a visual artist who creates paintings, sculptures and installations revealing the life force of nature emerging as visual patterns.
Sa’dia Rehman is a transdisciplinary artist whose work is fueled by a critical exploration of Muslim American identity and how it intersects with race, power and gender.
The Art Students League of New York celebrated their 125th Anniversary with an art auction and house party
Bandmemes666 creates music-themed memes that tell the real story of musicians struggling to make it (or to just not suck).
The same racist white people who defended the girl wearing a Chinese quipao to prom are the ones angry at RiRi for her Met Gala outfit
Gabrielle Mertz is a visual artist and choreographer whose work explores spatial and movement structures through the incorporation of light, sound, technology and other forms.
The Red Bull Music Festival launches with an event inspired by the influential and visionary hip hop artist RAMMELLZEE.
Rebecca Murtaugh is a New York based artist whose work explores alchemy, the history of objects, and in the relationship between nature and the manmade.
Jeremy Endo is a conceptual artist / designer whose work analyzes popular culture trends that reflects our interpersonal relationships and interactions.
Krista La Bella is a New York based multi-media artist who embraces the voluptuous, fat, female body.
We checked out the Friday the 13th deals at three tattoo shops in Brooklyn.
Matt Ruby interviews Doc Kelley about FluxBuddha. Winston Cook-Wilson on ‘You Were Never Really Here’ and ‘A Quiet Place.’ Molly Knefel on liberal reactions to so-called “political correctness.” A performance from IDLES’ BTR Live Studio session.
Kate Kretz is a Washington DC-based artist whose recent work addresses vulnerabilities of motherhood, familial dysfunctionality and America’s bully culture.
Inside Dream Machine, the stunning new immersive art experience in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
M. Kardinal lives and works as a freelance artist and photographer in Berlin. She works with photography, moving images and multimedia installation.
Portraits and art from the 2018 NYC Feminist Zine Fest at Barnard College.
This week Kimberly speaks with David Gersten and Troels Steenholdt Heiredal about Arts Letters and Numbers, a non profit arts and education organization dedicated to creating new structures and spaces.
Martha Naranjo Sandoval is a New York-based filmmaker and visual artist from Mexico City. Her work focuses in the materiality of images.
Paul Behnke is a New York-based artist whose abstracted paintings include figurative elements that relate to the intersection of pop culture and spirituality.
Tammy Nguyen is a multimedia artist working with geopolitics, science, and lesser known histories. 
A meticulously arranged, stunningly beautiful display of flowers is alive in the Bronx. Our photographer captured it all.
Katie Miller is an American-based artist who is best known for her colorful, hyperrealistic oil paintings of children. She was raised in New Hampshire, Florida, and California and graduated from…
Matthew Eric Mendez is a Texas-based artist, curator and writer who travels the western landscape with his sculptural performance art project, Ghost Orchid Cube. Matthew received his MA in Art…
Kiana Honarmand is an Iranian artist whose work addresses issues related to her cultural identity, the treatment of women in Iran’s society, censorship and surveillance.
Death By Audio Arcade & The Sheep's Meow present the Skybridge Arcade in Elsewhere
Anna Fine Foer is an Annapolis-based artist whose work explores a variety of themes including technology, alternative energy, location, and natural or unnatural disasters.
Donna Troy Cleary is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work, based in anthropological investigations, restores and affirms the inherent power of the feminine and unseen labor of the domestic space.…
Matt Hulse is a Brisih artist, filmmaker and writer who makes cinema out of whatever is at hand.
Explore the immersive cyberpunk "metaverse" created by artist Julia Sinelnikova between now and February 9th.
Martin Calvino is a New York-based artist whose work intersects the disciplines of art and science. He uses the computer, creative coding and visual aesthetic principles to create digital artworks…
Poetry reading "whores" celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their brothel at Brooklyn's House of Yes.
Natalie Baxter is a New York-based artist whose sewn sculptures explore concepts of place identity, nostalgia, and gender stereotypes.
The awards show proved Hollywood hasn’t changed but feels really good about itself
Heidi Hogden is an Arizona-based artist whose drawing and installation work look at the natural world to understand the relationship between place and identity. Heidi has had solo exhibitions at…

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