Julie Saul

Julie Saul opened her first pubic gallery space in Soho in 1986.   The gallery specializes in contemporary photo-based art, and also shows a variety of mediums including works on paper, ceramics and video. The gallery website has a full history of gallery exhibition with press releases and checklists, going back to the founding.  Before opening the […]

Julie Mehretu

Julie Mehretu is a world renowned painter, born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1970, who now lives and works in New York City and Berlin. She received a Master’s of Fine Art with honors from The Rhode Island School of Design in 1997. Mehretu is a recipient of many awards, including the The MacArthur Award […]


Dear Reader, This week, we dwell on what makes us human even as we dwell amongst machines. In his interview, prolific writer and speaker Sidney Perkowitz discusses emerging technology, human […]

Diana Arce

Diana Arce is an artist, researcher, and activist living in Berlin, Germany. She founded Politaoke, a karaoke-style participatory performance in which audience members are invited to step into the shoes of politicians from their region by delivering portions of political speeches. Arce also founded Artists Without a Cause, an organization that assists in the collaboration […]

Gaby Steiner

Gaby Steiner was born in Switzerland, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics and Film. She worked as video editor for documentary film and television before moving to New York to attend art school in 2004. In 2006, she obtained the “Special Award for Avantgarde Composition” at the New School, where she […]

Janet Echelman

Janet Echelman is an artist who defies categorization. Her work intersects across the boundaries of Sculpture, Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, Material Science, Structural and Aeronautical Engineering, and Computer Science. She creates experiential sculpture at the scale of buildings that transform with wind and light. The art shifts from being an object to look at, […]

Robert Atkins

Robert Atkins is an art historian, educator, curator and writer. He grew up in  Los Angeles and attended, as an undergraduate, the University of California Riverside and London School of Economics. He completed his doctoral coursework in art history at UC Berkeley and cut his professional teeth in San Francisco. He moved to New York […]

Assunta Sera

Assunta Sera was born in Ceprano, Italy and came to America when she was eight. She received a BFA at Center for Creative Studies in downtown Detroit in 1980. In 1986, Sera enrolled in the Masters in Fine Arts program at Brooklyn College with a concentration in painting; she was awarded a Graduate Fellowship and completed her studies in […]

Eva Davidova

Eva Davidova is a Bulgarian/ Spanish new media artist working in New York. Her work has been exhibited at the Bronx Museum in New York City; Everson Museum, Syracuse; Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo; Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, CAAC Sevilla; Instituto Cervantes, Sofia; and many others. She received the 2008 M-tel Award for Contemporary Bulgarian […]

Bernd Upmeyer

Bernd Upmeyer is a Germany-born and Rotterdam-based architect and urbanist. He is the founder of the Bureau of Architecture, Research, and Design (BOARD) and the editor-in-chief and founder of MONU Magazine on Urbanism. BOARD was founded in Rotterdam in 2005 and is active in many fields: as an architecture, urban design, and design practice and […]