When Long Island City resident Cristian Torres is on the job as a plumber, he sees more than just pipes and pressure gauges.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]