Highlights of Armory Week: Recap From Artists’ Point of View

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Highlights of Armory Week: Recap From Artists’ Point of View

This is the first of our Armory Arts Week recap. Our next will feature gallerists. For Armory Arts Week¬†2013 in New York City,¬† CARTWHEEL tapped several artists to send us updates and opinions through the week (We stayed home in L.A. busily prepping for our annual Pop-Up Art Show, which is itself a mini art…

PREVIEW: Armory Arts Week NY 2013: The Armory Show, Scope, Fountain, and Volta

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PREVIEW: Armory Arts Week NY 2013: The Armory Show, Scope, Fountain, and Volta

The oldest art fair in the United States, The Armory Show, has spawned a massive series of events that encompasses all five boroughs of New York City bringing international artists, galleries, dealers, collectors, and enthusiasts to the city for a week of non-stop art and culture activities. Armory Arts Week running March 5-10, 2013 includes…

Retna at Michael Kohn Gallery

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Retna at Michael Kohn Gallery

More than a decade ago, Marquis Lewis aka Retna began making art around the city. The Los Angeles native quickly began to cover more and more of the city while developing an eye-catching style: characters that mesh Arabic writing with Asian calligraphy and much more. Fast forward to today, and he remains one of the…