Walead Beshty, Dan Colen and Alexis Rockman News

Friends of RxArt events are kicking off in L.A.: Walead Beshty will host Friends at his studio on the evening of March 1 for a conversation with… MORE RxArt is thrilled to announce the completion of our major project with Dan Colen at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children… MORE Beavers and Tigers and Bears, Oh my! RxArt… Read more »

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OUR NEWLY LAUNCHED COLORING BOOK: BETWEEN THE LINES VOL. 5

  We are pleased to announce the launch of Between the Lines: A Coloring Book of Drawings by Contemporary Artists, Volume 5. Produced in partnership with Coach, this volume includes 52 artists, and features a cover (and stickers) by John Baldessari. The new coloring book was also featured in Wallpaper magazine this week. While the majority of… Read more »

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2014 RxArt PARTY

It’s finally here!! We are gearing up for our 14th anniversary fundraiser only a few hours away. Get your tickets before 4pm at:http://www.eventbrite.com/e/rxart-14th-anniversary-party-tickets-1302705326, for tonight’s RxArt Party. Check out the artwork in the silent and live auction on Paddle8 at: http://paddle8.com/auctions/rxart. We will see you tonight! The Altman Building 135 W 18th St New York, NY 10011… Read more »

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RxArt Auction: LIVE on Paddle8

All proceeds support RxArt’s mission to transform pediatric hospital facilities into comforting and engaging spaces through site-specific installations by contemporary artists. The 2014 RxArt Auction includes works by revered artists including: KAWS, Rob Pruitt, Walead Beshty, Mark Hagen, Chris Succo, Jose Parla, Lawrence Weiner, Erik Parker and many more! Below are some highlights from the RxArt Auction on… Read more »

Categories: Friends, Artists, Partners, Events

Coloring with RxArt at King’s County Hospital Center

On November 7th, contributing contemporary artists Erik Parker and Walter Robinson along with Diane Brown, Patrick Bradbury, Glori Cohen, and John Maroney hosted a coloring party at Brooklyn’s King’s County Hospital Center in the Pediatric Ambulatory Care Clinic. At the party The RxArt Coloring Book: A Coloring Book of Drawings by Contemporary Artists was distributed… Read more »

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Ray Johnson’s unseen work

Don’t miss Ray Johnson’s exhibition at Karma Gallery (39 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012)! The show is a collection of previously unseen work by Ray Johnson (b.1927 – 1995).  With a sly use of puns, codes, inside jokes and wit, Johnson creates complex and multi-layered portraits of himself and of other subjects. A… Read more »

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Sam Falls Exclusive RxArt Print

Sam Falls for RxArt Untitled (Fern Print) 17 x 13 inches ink on paper 2014 Edition of 50 The image of the limited edition Sam Falls print just arrived! The 17×13 ink on paper print, entitled Untitled (Fern Print), is the artist’s foray into printmaking. The print is on black paper and is created by undergoing a two-print-process…. Read more »

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A Good Friend to RxArt: Will Sharon

Will Sharon, a successful real estate broker working with TOWN Residential has pledged to contribute 5% of his 2014 sale’s commission to support RxArt. Today we received the second donation and we are incredibly grateful! Will’s donation could not have come at a better time as we gear up for our 14th annual RxArt PARTY on November… Read more »

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Free Arts Day at The Brant Foundation with Dan Colen

Free Arts and The Brant Foundation Art Study Center combined forces on Saturday, September 20th to create an amazing afternoon at the foundation with Dan Colen. Peter Brant explained that many of these kids had never so much as been outside of Manhattan…we can only imagine what it must have been like for them to… Read more »

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David Benjamin Sherry

Climate Vortex Sutra presents color-manipulated film negatives of landscapes in order to discuss the humans’ distortive impact on geography and our changing physical world.  On the images, most of the sci-fi, futuristic tones are achieved by using analogue techniques in the darkroom.  The photographs are meant to raise the critical concern of our relationship with… Read more »

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2014 RxArt PARTY tickets

Please join us at RxArt’s 14th Anniversary PARTY honoring artist KAWS on November 17th! Tickets are now available here: Eventbrite We hope that you will join us to pay tribute to the generous artists and donors who have made projects in over 20 hospitals nationwide possible. The RxArt Party will also include a Live and Silent… Read more »

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PARTY TIME!

It’s that time! Save-the-date for RxArt’s annual party honoring the amazing KAWS: Monday, November 17, 6-9 pm. This year’s auction features works by an incredible group of artists. Details to come soon. Mark your calendars!

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Convince With Presence Art Basel Miami Beach

Art is always in motion, and sometimes it takes events such as Art Basel, which showed in Miami Beach in the first week of December, to tellingly reveal the varying and enterprising nature of the artworld. Todd Levin, Director of the Levin Art Group, noted, “What should have functioned as an exhibition that gets a… Read more »

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RxArt Party Time

Every day is one day closer to the 13th Annual RxArt Party on September 16th at Lever House honoring Kenny Scharf. The night will include RxArt’s fiercest auction yet held by Simon de Pury and hosted by Paddle 8.  The auction contains artwork by Lucien Smith, Jeff Elrod, Rob Pruitt, KAWS,  Kenny Scharf, Louise Lawler,… Read more »

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Frieze Returns to New York

Frieze is a welcome reminder that we don’t need to be afraid to cross our own bridges to experience the visual arts (think of all the low rent, large studios, and emerging art that is quietly ripening in Queens, the Bronx, and yet untapped depths of Brooklyn). Traveling across the East River to experience an… Read more »

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Fountain Art Fair 2013: Unconventional and Awesome

Founded in 2006 by David Kesting, Lincoln Capla, and John Leo, with roots deep within the independent Williamsburg, Brooklyn art scene, Fountain Art Fair has grown to represent sixty of the most avant garde, edgy, and experimental international galleries. Fountain was created in an attempt to leverage support for smaller independent galleries, collectives and artists… Read more »

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Little Collector’s Holiday Gingerbread Extravaganza!

Join our partner, Little Collector, for a holiday Gingerbread House decorating party at Nespresso Soho! Kids will have a fully assembled gingerbread house to decorate with all the trimmings while parents enjoy a Nespresso treat and a take-home goodie bag. When: December 15th, 10am-12pm Where: Nespresso Boutique Soho, 92 Prince Street Tickets: Available HERE ($85/child,… Read more »

Categories: Friends, Partners, Events

RxArt 12th Annual Party

At RxArt had our 12th Anniversary PARTY this Monday and Milk Studio. The event honored artist Dan Colen for his ongoing work with RxArt and his upcoming permanent installation at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn. Colen described the pieces he plans to install in the children’s ward, “It’s these drawings I’m doing with M&Ms, and… Read more »

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Free Pickwick and Weller T-Shirt for Party Ticket Purchasers!

Our friends at Pickwick & Weller have generously offered to give a free t-shirt to anyone who purchases a ticket to the RxArt PARTY between now and November 9th! Check out their line at pickwickweller.com – RxArt loves their great designs, amazing quality and perfect fit, and we are thrilled to have their support! Contact… Read more »

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Louis Vuitton to Collaborate with Yayoi Kusama

On July 10, two days before a retrospective of Kusama’s work opens at New York’s Whitney Museum, luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton will deliver a collection inspired by the artist’s iconic dot print to 461 stores worldwide. Kusama’s signature dots will appear on everything from jewelry to handbags to apparel.  A second capsule, which will… Read more »

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SNAPS: Dior Party

WHO: Holton Rower WHAT: Painting live at the Dior dinner + party WHERE: The Hole Gallery WHEN: May 3rd

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Avant Garde Preschool with Julia Chiang!

We had another fun-filled afternoon at Avant Garde Preschool, this time with artist Julia Chiang! Kids sculpted, glued and glittered to their hearts’ content. This session may have been less chaotic than the last, but it was no less fun. See photos and artwork below! Avant Garde Preschool is a creative program hosted by RxArt… Read more »

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LittleCollector at NADA!

Children’s Tour of the NADA Fair Hosted by LittleCollector LittleCollector.com will host a tour designed specifically for children during the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) fair, May 4-7, 2012 in New York City. On this very special tour kids will accompany an Arts Educator through the fair and will learn about how each of the… Read more »

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RxArt TV: Will Cotton

Will Cotton from RxArt on Vimeo. Artist Talk is a series in which RxArt visits our favorite artists and collaborators to talk about their work and inspirations. In this installment of Artist Talk, RxArt visits painter Will Cotton at his Manhattan studio. We talk about his process, inspirations, and what it was like to work… Read more »

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Avant Garde Preschool!

This Sunday was our first Avant Garde Preschool class!  The Avant Garde Preschool program was originally started by Andy Spade and Anthony Sperduti, owners of Partners & Spade, a storefront and studio on Great Jones Street in Manhattan. Catering to children ages 5-12, the program has previously been led by artists such as Karen Kimmel,… Read more »

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SNAPS: Rob Pruitt book signing at Karma Books!

WHO: Artist Rob Pruitt (in the nude) WHAT: Signing books WHERE: Karma Books WHEN: Saturday, March 10

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Staff Pick: Duro Olowu

With the weather in New York tending towards the dreary, rainy, and slushy in late February, our Vitamin D-deprived minds are longing for sunnier climes. In lieu of a week in the Caribbean, the next best thing is to walk down the block from RxArt’s space to the Duro Olowu exhibit at Salon 94 Freemans…. Read more »

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SNAPS: Ben Blatt

Who: Ben Blatt What: Signing copies of Between the Lines Vol. III When: Thursday at the Pop-Up Shop Kick-Off Party! Where: Half Gallery

Categories: Friends, Artists, Openings, RxArt Projects, Events

Pop-Up Shop!

Last night we celebrated the kick off for our Pop-Up Shop! The walls of Half Gallery have been hung with original works by James Franco, Terence Koh, Will Cotton, Matthew Brannon and many more. Guests gathered to drink champagne and scoop up RxArt coloring books and puzzles at discount prices. The event marks our very… Read more »

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Frieze Art Fair Part 2

Part two of our coverage of Frieze Art Fair! See Part one here. Niki de St Phalle Ugo Rondinone at Galerie Eva Presenhuber Endgame by Mark Wallinger Jacob Kassay at ICA London Enoc Perez at Fagionato Fine Arts

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