In a successful arts-based community like Long Island City, it is sometimes hard for an individual artist to stand out from the crowd. But an artist named Gildo has achieved this breakthrough through his breathtaking sense of creative purpose and the wide spectrum of his creative activities.
Artists, friends and Astoria residents Maria Belford and Sara Sciabbarrasi have come together to showcase their admiration for the western Queens neighborhood in a new exhibition opening this weekend at the Long Island City café COFFEED, located at 37-18 Northern Blvd.
Tony Vaccaro, a Long Island City resident, veteran of D-Day and photographer, traveled to Normandy Friday for the 70th anniversary of D-Day, which cost over 3,000 Americans their lives.
Our view of art tends to be restricted to the work residing within the frame. The artist decides to start or stop at a certain point, and the audience must find meaning somewhere within that – and that alone. This is the conventional way in which the world views art. But of course, artists will [...]