Self Expression in the Form of Clothing

What can clothes tell others about an individual? Do dark colors correspond with an edgy personality? Do patterns correspond with a vibrant person? What people choose from a variety of clothes at any old Forever 21 will later be used as a “second skin”. By this, what is meant is that clothes express an outer…

An Analysis of a Wall of Art

“The biggest outlaws in this town…might be the KEY to saving it. The Black Keys.” Art has always been the most effective form of the communication of the self. What is most interesting is too analyze how this applies to someone’s room. At an apartment in the Upper East Side, there are a wide range…

Featured: The Luman Reed Collection

Subtle, intentionally picked colors reminiscent of Renaissance art. Softly blended paint creating images of trees, sunsets, skulls, flowers, and much more. This is the Luman Reed Collection. Luman Reed was one of New York City’s most innovative 19th century art collectors. His works are currently displayed in an exhibit dedicating space to a few of…

Tattoo Stigma & How to Defeat Them

Currently, at the New York Historical Society there is an exhibit on display titled “Tattooed New York”. Righteously named, visitors can find a great many displays of tattoos and their history in New York spread out along the walls. You can find people of all ages and walks of life coming into the exhibit and…

Korilla: the Restaurant and the Art Mirage

Every day I have passed by this tall building with tiger stripes paint. I turn the corner walking away from Astor Place and towards the corner of Saint Marks Place and 3rd Ave and I look out to see massive orange and black stripes. As Lewis Caroll once said “curiouser and curiouser” I got as…

Define: Art

Art as defined by Google’s definitions: the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically represented in a visual form such as a painting or sculpture, producing works and pieces to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. Art as defined by me: the use of colors or noncolor to represent…

A Love Story: the Subway and the Bench

In a way the subway is the epitome of a culmination of objects creating a single, whole atmospheric vibe. You have your clearly labeled signs signaling locations, your wide empty spaces meant for an abundance of New Yorkers, tourists, etc. alike, your trains with sleek metal frames and bright directional signs all pointing towards a…

Featured: Matt Evert

“Of course I believe in vibes. I think this room is all about vibes. I want to make my life a work of art and if it gets furthered by every piece in this room then let it. They each tell small tales, they tell you about tiny moments in the expanse of my life….