Modern

Duken Delpe

Duken Delpe

Computers provide the paint brush for Duken Delpe’s art. He knows their workings well. So, Duken uses each piece in his work with insight.

Mario Gonzales

Mario Gonzales

Mario Gonzales paints monsters and men. There’s little difference between them in his edgy, intriguing work. Famous for his tagline When it Reigns, I’m Poor, Mario makes art that speaks to the city.

Crixtover Edwin

Crixtover Edwin

A focused figurative artist, Crixtover Edwin paints magical portraits. This painter bridges the fantasy reality gap with a delicate touch and bright details.

WaterColor by Antonio

WaterColor by Antonio

WaterColor by Antonio lifts and lightens bodies with his work. There’s profound depth as well. That’s because strong lines and archetypal themes ground the work.

Randi Matushevitz

Randi Matushevitz

Los Angeles painter, Randi Matushevitz reminds us badass babes are ageless. Her Ugly Portraits thrill me in a world buried behind cuteness filters.

Nathan McKenney

Nathan McKenney

Painter Nathan McKenney, AKA @early_touch, creates engrossing artwork. If you love to dive into a painting and get lost in multiple meanings, this is the painter for you.

Best Art and Photography Books

Best Art and Photography Books

An exceptional coffee table book can change your life. In fact, the best art book in my collection did exactly that. Several of my photography books are life-changers too.

Tina Barney

Tina Barney

Tina Barney takes pictures of people in their comfort zones. But I love Tina Barney because she taught me about photography.

Federico Clapis

Federico Clapis

I’ve long been obsessed with secret babies and taboos. Thus, my love for artist Federico Clapis. His babies aren’t the polished perfection of society’s status quo.

Alice Austen House

Alice Austen House

Iconoclast Alice Austen captured her world with a keen photographer’s eye. Ahead of her time, Austen started taking pictures at only ten years old. Lucky for us, she never stopped. In fact, she took about 8,000 pictures all over the world. Before her death, Life…

Albala Makes Sexy Art

Albala Makes Sexy Art

Artist Michelle Albala grew up in Tokyo, Tel Aviv, Florence, and California. She started making sexy art in NYC after art school. Then Michelle found a new inspiration in Tahitian pearls and African gems. Thus, she now also creates fine jewelry as wearable art.

Halloween Painting

Halloween Painting

Halloween brings ghosts and ghouls to our front door. Why not our paintings too?

Brick House

Brick House

A powerful woman awaits on 10th Avenue Highline bridge – Brick House. She’s Simone Leigh’s glorious sculpture at 30th Street.

Tom Otterness – The Real World

Tom Otterness – The Real World

Tom Otterness charms with The Real World. Bronze whimsical miniature figures tell funny stories. But there’s an undercurrent of conflict too.