Recent favorites – Summer Public Art!

Summer is the season for public art, but wait for the heat dome to cool off before venturing outside to check out these pieces in NYC! The latest installation in Madison Square Park, Martin Puryear’s Big Bling, raised many questions in my family during a recent night stroll. While my mother thought it was an… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

As an aspiring physician, I am excited to join the RxArt team as an intern this year to learn more about integrating visual art into the hospital environment. While shadowing at the Smilow Cancer Center in New Haven, I began to realize how important both medicine and physical space are to the healing process. After… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

It has been an enlightening journey from earning my BA at NYU to arriving at RxArt, and I am thrilled to have become a part of the team as an intern. Contributing to the work here is both rewarding and illuminating, and I’m happy to know my abilities are being applied to such a wonderful… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

Having recently graduated from Vassar College with a degree in Art History, I am excited to be interning at RxArt this spring.  This organization provides a unique perspective into the world of nonprofits and the contemporary art scene here in New York City, and I am eager to use my own skills in this setting… Read more »

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Welcome to Rx Art

My name is Rachel Joelson, I am currently a student at the Sotheby’s Institute and the newest member of the Rx Art team.  Recently moving from Los Angeles to New York, I have fallen in love with the city and the pulsing nature of the art world here.  After studying Art History at Loyola Marymount… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

My name is Gabi Pérez. I was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. I am the current film/video intern for RxArt. Being born and raised on an island has given me the opportunity to experience a life that most people dream of. The whole “I live where you vacation” was a very true… Read more »

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Exciting New Addition to RxArt

My name is Albert Fis, and I am a new intern for RxArt. I was born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in Mexico city. I lived in Mexico City until I finished high school and then decided to move to Boston to complete my BSBA in Entrepreneurship at Suffolk University. Growing up in a… Read more »

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A Slippery Artifice

John Currin was born in 1962 in Boulder, Colorado and grew up in Connecticut, where he studied painting privately with a renowned traditionally trained artist from Odessa, Ukraine, Lev Meshberg. He is best known for satirical figurative paintings which deal with provocative sexual and social themes in a technically skillful manner. In his early career Currin set himself… Read more »

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New Intern

My name is Niki Gaines and I am from Old Greenwich, Connecticut.  Ever since I was young, I have been completely immersed in the world of art, travel, and community service. I come from an artistic family and have followed in their footsteps through my passion for photography. With this interest in photography came a desire… Read more »

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RxArt has Landed in Los Angeles, CA!

RxArt has finally broken into the LA art scene and will be making our way into West Coast hospitals with some of our favorite artists! On April 27th I made a trip out to Los Angeles, CA to introduce our mission to the rising art community in the art world. DAY ONE, I touched down in… Read more »

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New Addition to RxArt!

Born in Los Angeles, California and raised by a mother who designed shoes and a father who worked in fashion/art, naturally our home had a room designated to arts and crafts. There was no escaping the visual stimulation my sisters and I were constantly surrounded by… but really, we couldn’t get enough of it. Considering… Read more »

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More than Medication

More Than Medication® More Than Medication®  is Pfizer’s free wellness site  dedicated to sharing and celebrating all the small, yet powerful things you can do to stay healthy beyond medication. The mission is aligned with our deep belief that in order to live  healthier, more balanced lives, it takes More Than Medication®. As one of… Read more »

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RxArt X Nordstorm

This holiday RxArt and Nordstrom team up to bring an artful eye to your gift-giving! Decorate your apartment from your kitchen to your closet with pieces by Ryan McGinley, José Parlá, Andrew Kuo and Nate Lowman. Wrap your gifts and your taste buds with pieces by Julia Chiang, Will Cotton, and Ann Craven. Who says… Read more »

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The Art of Gift Wrapping

The art of wrapping gifts is serious business. This holiday season wrap your presents in the designs created by highly revered artists Will Cotton and Ann Craven. Will Cotton and Ann Craven have generously produced their designs exclusively for RxArt. The RxArt holiday wrapping paper will be available this week in the RxArt Store! Ann… Read more »

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New Addition to RxArt Team!

I am drawn to RxArt’s innovative initiatives on both on a personal and professional level; the daughter of an anesthesiologist and a sculptor, I grew up immersed in the critical vitality of both worlds. I pursued non-profit arts administration, a path that allowed me to explore the transformative nature of art-centered experiences, and has provided… Read more »

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Tuesday Inspiration

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Q&A With Kenny Scharf!

Kenny Scharf opened his exhibition ‘Kolors’ last night at Paul Kasmin Gallery. It was a colorful affair complete with a particularly delicious collaboration between Scharf and The Doughnut Plant. Known for his colorful paintings, murals, and close friendships with artists Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat during the East Village art scene of the 1980s, Scharf… Read more »

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New Addition to RxArt by Jillian Siegel

Art is medicine for the mind, and the mind and body are linked; one helps the other to heal. Five years ago, after a few close family members fell ill, I found myself in various waiting rooms, numerous doctor’s offices and several hospital rooms with my mind racing, eyes wandering and nothing to help take… Read more »

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Ways to Give Back!

Thank you to all our wonderful supporters who have made 2012 such a successful year.  We’re so excited for all the amazing projects we have slated for 2013: we will be collaborating with Dan Colen, the Keith Haring Foundation, KAWS, and more at hospitals across the country. If you’re looking for a great holiday present… Read more »

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Prada & Schiaparelli

Impossible Conversations at the Met “You know, Miuccia, I hate talking to designers,” says Elsa Schiaparelli in the first of a series of eight short videos in the Met’s exhibit, “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations.” The two Italian designers sit at opposite ends of a long dark rococo table separated by a glass chandelier and… Read more »

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Kusama at Louis Vuitton SoHo

Best use of a lunch hour? Window shopping, of course! I headed over to check out the Yayoi Kusama products at the Louis Vuitton store in SoHo today–so much fun! Kusama’s iconic dots pattern is featured prominently in all of the products, which range from bracelets and bangles to shoes, dresses, bags, and even a… Read more »

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New Intern Fresh from NC

My name is Molly Brewer, and today I’m joining the intelligent and talented team at RxArt as their newest intern.  I moved to New York from North Carolina just in time for the dog days of summer, but fortunately, art museums are well air-conditioned, providing a delightful refuge from the heat. I loved taking in… Read more »

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Cynthia Rowley Summer Band-Aids!

We’re loving Cynthia Rowley’s Band-Aid Brand Beach Sport Kit! Perfect for summer and any cuts and scrapes you may get while lounging at the beach or poolside, each box comes with eight limited-edition prints. $12, cynthiarowley.com

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RxArt now registered with the I DO Foundation!

Are you getting married?  Now you can celebrate your love and send some to RxArt by registering with the I Do Foundation! The foundation allows couples and their guests to make wedding-related purchases that generate donations for charity.  The Charity Registry service allows guests to make donations in lieu of gifts.  Additionally, the foundation’s Gift Registry can donate a portion… Read more »

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Barack Rainbowbama

Artist Adrian Piper was right on target when she conceived of her piece, “Barack Rainbowbama”, for Between the Lines: Vol. 3 almost a year ago. On the back of President Obama’s public support of gay marriage, the cover of this week’s The New Yorker features the White House with rainbow-colored columns.  Cover artist Bob Staake… Read more »

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Happy Valentines Day from RxArt!

Happy Valentines Day from RxArt!

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Happy Valentines Day from RxArt!

Happy Valentines Day from RxArt!

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RxArt TV | Artist Talk: Evan Gruzis

Artist Talk | Evan Gruzis from RxArt on Vimeo. RxArt is excited to announce the launch of RxArt TV, the newest edition to our blog. For our first installment RxArt went to Brooklyn to visit artist and friend Evan Gruzis at his Red Hook studio. Thank you to our photographer and camera operator Aileen Son… Read more »

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RxArt at SheMakes Holiday Festival!

RxArt is happy to announce that we are going to be a vendor in this year’s SheMakes holiday festival!  We will be selling Between the Lines: Vol III and all three of our puzzles.  Come stop by to say hello and pick up gifts for your friends and family! When: Saturday, December 3 from 12-5pm… Read more »

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Bring Art to Atlanta’s Patients

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and enjoyed time with family and friends.  Now that the holiday season is officially upon us, we know you are starting to think about gifts and what to get for your loved ones. Don’t stress–RxArt has the perfect solution sure to satisfy even the pickiest of your friends… Read more »

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