The Bridge Art Gallery is celebrating the Indian holiday of Holi with its exhibition next week, appropriately titled “Holi,” on Saturday, March 27, from 3 to 7 p.m. Holi is the Indian Festival of Colors and Spring.

The opening reception will be hosted by Nupur Nishith, who has assembled the exhibitions roster of artists: Bithika Adhikary (IG: @bithikaa), Hema Bharadwaj (IG: @hema_a_bhadwaj), Janhavi Firke (IG: @crafteffectnj), Vikash Jha (IG: @vikashjhastudios), Parvathi Kumar (IG: @parvathi_kumar_photography), Alpana Mittal “Tejaswini” (IG:@tejaswini.ap), and Shourabh Mukherji (IG: @themoderncubist).

There is limited capacity due to COVID-19 restrictions. Masks are required. Tickets are free but available at 30 minute timeslots. You can register at eventbrite.com/e/holi-art-exhibition-opening-reception-tickets-146415244939?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. The Bridge Art Gallery is located at 199 Broadway, Bayonne.

The Bridge Art Gallery is also partnered with the Jersey City Arts Council in The Antenna Grant for Women in the Arts, which offers financial support and mentorship for young women

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Caroline Holder’s “Land of the Free?” (2019) features ceramics, found objects and collage.

Photo courtesy of DVCAI

At last, this Creole City art returns home.

“Inter|Sectionality: Diaspora Art from the Creole City” is on display at the Moore Building in the Miami Design District. Featuring sculpture, photography, painting, video and installation art, it mirrors the city’s evolving Afro-Caribbean and Creole culture.

But before coming home, it had an impressive journey to Washington, D.C. — one of triumph followed by uncertainty.

Rosie Gordon-Wallace, founder of the Miami-based Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI), curated the exhibit, which opened in November 2019 at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University. “Inter|Sectionality” brought together art by 27 artists from 18 countries, many of whom have worked or still work in Miami.

Principal funding for the Corcoran exhibit came from the Knight Foundation, with additional funds from The

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Digital Artwork Images menggunakan Facebook. In fact, there are much less economical causes to buy artwork. Many collectors buy artwork based on their very own aesthetic and emotional responses to the artwork and the private worth that they really feel the art carries. They purchase it, merely, because they find it irresistible. For these collectors, the act of buying an art work is deeply personal. They buy works that they not solely need to have for themselves but in addition to share with these closest to them. It is essential to remember that artwork might be greater than one thing aesthetically pleasing – artwork can change the feeling of a room, start a dialog, maintain the reminiscence of a time or place alive, and even inspire creativity in the viewer.

Figuring out the story of the artist or the paintings brings an intimacy and worth that goes past the visible … Read More

In 2016, photojournalist Gulnara Samoilova was running a successful wedding photography business. Her diverse portfolio of work spans two decades — with images in the permanent collections of The New York Public Library, 9/11 Memorial Museum and Houston Museum of Fine Arts — but weddings had become her staple business. By the year’s end, she’d decided to pack it in. Reaching a professional crossroads — “making money wasn’t enough,” she says — the result of the presidential election was the final push she needed.

“Trump’s behaviour triggered memories of the sexism I had experienced throughout my life, both in Russia and the United States,” she says. “I decided to channel my frustration into something positive: a platform dedicated to women street photographers, to create the kind of support I would have liked to have received in my career.” And so Women Street Photographers, initially an Instagram-based platform

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