Blindman Draws Lines: Steve Cannon and Lydia Nichols
Ice cream and art do mix - at least in Brooklyn
At the ICI Curatorial Hub (September 13, 2016), art writer Lydia Y. Nichols spoke with writer & scholar Steve Cannon, founder of A Gathering of the Tribes and a pioneer of the East Village literary and visual art scenes, about the lived experience of visual culture in their shared hometown of New Orleans and in New York City.
The Outlaw Bible of American Art
When Kati Duncan-Cunningham, a New York attorney, wandered into an art exhibit at Unleashed Arts Center in June, she felt a kinship to the arts community in Winston-Salem. That experience led her to invite several Winston-Salem artists to exhibit their work in Brooklyn beginning Nov. 5.
Alan Kaufman is a critically acclaimed novelist, memoirist, poet and author of the groundbreaking"Outlaw" anthologies. The fourth and latest in the series is The Outlaw Bible of American Art.
East Village Eye Channeling the Dead
I think my earliest memory as far as I can see was being beheld by Mahatma Gandhi.
Yes, the very one.
Readings of works by seminal writersKathy Acker, Cookie Mueller, Rene Ricard, David Wojnarowicz, Jesse Bernstein and (too many) others.
Time Extends Life To Those Who Survive
Do you do cocaine? Have you ever tried it? Don’t lie. Molly? E? how about weed? Nothing wrong wit alil puff puff pass to help the time past right?
Carl Watson Muses on Love, Art, Obsession and His New Novel
These poems, written by Jim Feast and addressed to his wife Nhi Chung, are full of passion, sensuality and physicality. Feast and Chung might be in many ways ordinary people, but the poems bring out a side that is extraordinary.
Werner Herzog's 'Big Questions': A Review of Lo an Behold, Reveries of a Connected World
Carl loves Chicago and sets some of his works there, including Idylls of Complicity, his latest novel and the second of a trilogy: the first being Backwards the Drowned Go Dreaming and the third on which he is currently working
Visiting Printed Matter Bookstore and Seeing The WALLPAPER Exhibition
Leave it to a Werner Herzog film to leave you with some big questions, even if they aren’t necessarily related to what’s on screen. For the majority of this reviewer’s first viewing of Herzog’s latest film, Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World,
East Village Eye Reviewed
On a fine spring day in the Chelsea district, I was recommended by someone to visit the Printed Matter bookstore on Tenth Avenue near 26th Street, that there was an exhibition
It’s All True: The East Village Eye Show
The East Village Eye is in the high-brow section of what’s happening in New York City for its recent provocative discourse. The magazine that published all that was fit to print about art, music, books and politics in the East Village from 1979-1987 is back in business this month at Howl Happening for “It’s All True: The East Village Eye Show” lasting until the ninth of October along with a brand new special edition of the magazine.
What is the Proper Way to Display a U.S. Flag?
Howl! Happening: An Arturo Vega Project is pleased to shine a light on another important source of East Village social and cultural history: The East Village Eye. A monthly magazine published from 1979 through 1987,The East Village Eye focused on popular and avant-garde culture, politics and other issues relevant to the East Village and environs.
Folks Got Lit in Support of Literacy, One of Many Obstacles Facing Incarcerated Teens
Dread Scott makes revolutionary art to propel history forward. He first received national attention in 1989 when his art became the center of controversy over its use of the American flag.
East Village Eye
Last week Friday, a West Village photo studio was transformed into a hub of empowerment for #GalinskyLIT, an effort to help fund libraries and education initiatives in NYC jails and prisons. But if the word “fundraiser” inspires images of gold-plated table spreads and celebrities in sparkly gowns posing in front of hot lights, well, you’ve got the wrong thing in mind
A Wall Street Whodathunkit
Be sure to check out the East Village Eye's retrospective exhibit at Howl Arts, plus their special edition hot off the press.
Michael Lewis was certainly not the first Wall Street insider to wake up with a conscience one morning and write a kiss-and-tell book to get a mind-bending revelation off his chest: Banks collude with the government and financial “experts” to rip you off. Whodathunkit, huh?