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Elinore Schnurr goes from artist to curator in LIC
Elinore Schnurr goes from artist to curator in LIC
Arts & Music Cristabelle Tumola 9/10/2012 at 11:41AM

After 52 years as a painter in New York City, Elinore Schnurr has a new profession in the art world—curator. And her experience as an artist helped her land the gig. She has been renting studio space in Long Island City from Diego Salazar for over 20 years. When he decided to move his antique [...]

Joel Shapiro Receives LIC Arts Open Lifetime Achievement Award
Joel Shapiro Receives LIC Arts Open Lifetime Achievement Award
News Michael Pantelidis 4/06/2012 at 1:15PM

World-renowned sculptor Joel Shapiro was honored with the inaugural LIC Arts Open Lifetime Achievement Award. Shapiro, whose work has been on display in galleries across the globe, was born in Sunnyside and has a studio in Long Island City. “[Shapiro’s] work is iconic,” said Richard Mazda, director of the LIC Arts Open. “There is something [...]