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Honoring Latin American artists in LIC
Honoring Latin American artists in LIC
Arts & Music Cristabelle Tumola 9/24/2012 at 12:31PM

One of Long Island City’s newest art spaces, the Diego Salazar Gallery, is honoring local Latin American artists in its second exhibit, Vision & Emotion: Latin American Art Salon. Gallery owner Diego Salazar, who is from Colombia, is showcasing both emerging and established artists from New York City. To emphasize the ethnic background of the [...]

LIC Arts Open puts Queens artists on the map
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 5/31/2012 at 4:16PM

The creative colony of Long Island City blazed with inspirational energy during the second annual LIC Arts Open – a 10-day extravaganza in which local artists welcome the public into their studios. Festival-goers experienced the cutting edge in painting, sculpture, photography, theatre and ceramics, crafted by many of the city’s most forefront and promising artistic [...]

Time to Create: Artist Violet Baxter paints L.I.C.
Time to Create: Artist Violet Baxter paints L.I.C.
Arts & Music Steve Mosco 1/12/2012 at 5:37PM

Art is comprised mainly of two elements: time and raw materials. While the art itself is physically constructed with materials – paint, clay, trash, whatever – it is time that decides whether or not the art lives on. Prehistoric people decided to paint on cave walls, and time decided to preserve that work for modern [...]