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Local artists to capture Astoria in new exhibition
Local artists to capture Astoria in new exhibition
Arts & Music Angy Altamirano 6/19/2014 at 12:13PM

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.

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 [...]

Piece by Piece, Frame by Frame; Jorge Posada explores the outside
Piece by Piece, Frame by Frame; Jorge Posada explores the outside
Arts & Music Steve Mosco 3/20/2012 at 11:52AM

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 [...]