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.
VIDEO: A Celebration of Life Drawing
A Celebration of Life Drawing sponsored by TheGreatNude.tv and hosted by the Arts Alliance in cooperation with Town Realty, NYC. • This Pop-Up Exhibit featured five fabulous Figurative Artists who presented their artworks on several floors of a Landmark Greenwich Village Mansion. Organized by TheGreatNude and curated by Jeffrey Wiener, in collaboration with the Art […]
Recreating Gustav Courbet’s “Bachante” in pencil.
When TheGreatNude.TV was first launched in 2007, the idea was to recreate famous “Great Nudes” from art history as a television series. Produced over 12 years ago inside Jeffrey’s tiny Hell’s Kitchen studio with early Digital Video technology, this experimental episode has publisher/artist Jeffrey Wiener taking on the challenge of recreating Gustav Courbet’s Bacchante in […]
Mexican Photographer Protests Killings with Nudes
Mexico is a very conservative country, and the use of The Nude is a provocative statement in Mexican culture. With that in mind, Mexican photographer Édgar Olguín has published a series of photographs taken as part of a project to protest the killings of 43 Mexican student protestors last fall at the hands of a local government, who […]