AMEN: A PRAYER FOR THE WORLD is on exhibit in New York at the Cathedral of St. John the Devine, now through November 23rd. It is one of the artistic programs of CARAVAN, which was started in 2009 in Cairo, Egypt as an interfaith arts festival, and which has since grown into a global effort to encourage bridge-building through the Arts. Founder of CARAVAN Reverend Paul-Gordon Chandler believes the Arts can serve as an effective medium of respect, understanding, sharing and even friendship between the cultures of the East and West. I spoke with the Reverend by Skype to discuss this exhibit in more detail, and incorporated our interview into my video of the exhibition.
Cesar Santos; Syncretism Eleanor Ettinger Gallery October, 2011 For the Artist, working with the visual pun can be a risky venture. In the masterful hands of Cesar Santos, the appropriation of iconographic images from art history goes far beyond the initial pun and makes for a feast of color and composition. Santos has adopted the […]
Nakha Chitra is not exactly a common term in the art world, with its roots in ancient Sanskrit, Nakha meaning fingernail, Chitra means art, and Nakhachitrakar means fingernail artist. Not as simple as embossing, this is a rare Indian art form in which there is a reverse process happening, not only with the image being […]
I was invited to an art exhibition at the Untied Nations by TheGreatNude Registry’s Stefano Losi, a figurative artist, poet, and sculptor. The opening was well attended by fans of his work, and diplomats from a number of nations. I had a chance to meet up with Stefano before the opening to chat about the […]