Category Archives: Art

Forever Bleeker Street, Forever Young

June 23, 2015 Posted by admin

In 1961, at 17 years old, I moved into a floor thru pink brownstone on the corner of Bleeker and Jones Street in the West Village of New York City. It was heaven. There were cozy woodsy cafe houses on....

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Upstate NY Hottest Destination a Return to the Roots

July 9, 2014 Posted by admin

The picture perfect romantic getaway town of Claryville, New York has opened its Art Center this weekend with its first show, the work of acclaimed Russian-American artist, Alexander Kaletski titled "....

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$Art Has Taken Over the Art World

June 2, 2014 Posted by admin

$Art has taken over the art world; what's a real artist to do? Contemporary Art is now $Art, and we fine Artists and fine art lovers don't have to take it anymore! Don't call it contemporary art, ca....

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A Truly Handsome African American Was the Fashion Genius Behind Hermes in Paris. Who knew?

June 19, 2013 Posted by admin

  Very few people ever knew that a black American from Brooklyn via South Carolina was the fashion genius behind the original Hermes in the glamour years of Princess Grace and the '60s. Jimmy G....

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The Human Form Is Back in Art in Paris

November 30, 2012 Posted by admin

The human form is back in art in Paris. It is the leading trend this fall for galleristas -- from nude Marilyn Monroe to nude tribal Africans -- the body beautiful is in center stage in all the top ga....

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Art is Whatever the Artist Has to Say

November 27, 2012 Posted by admin

"Art is Whatever the Artist Has to Say", is a quote given to me personally by Tom Sachs at his Space Program Mars exhibit at the NY Armory last spring. Graffitti Art, or “Whatever Art” has become....

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Art is a Struggle With the Struggle Erased

October 3, 2012 Posted by admin

"Art is a struggle with the struggle erased" was the definition of art taught at Parsons School of Design, class of 1964. The teacher was painter Paul Brach (later dean of California Institute of t....

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It’s about time women rule in the Art World

August 27, 2012 Posted by admin

It's about time women rule in the Art World. We are half the sky and only perhaps 10% to 20% of the art on display in galleries but that will soon change, as 38 % of women now earn more money than men....

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Hightail It Over to the Highline

July 20, 2012 Posted by admin

By: Vick Tiel and Ed Baynard Photography by Ed Baynard         Hightail it over to the Highline, New York City's answer to the Paris Quai. It is a beautiful inspirational w....

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Irving Penn Once Said, “If They Don’t Copy You, You’re No Good!”

June 15, 2012 Posted by admin

  Today's art tour with painter Ed Baynard for The Noodle Blog, was to be the uptown Manhattan galleries. Ed hand picked six shows. The Met was our first destination as the Gertrude Stein family....

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