New Addition to RxArt

I am so excited to be RxArt’s newest intern!  I first read about RxArt in an article in The NY Times Magazine almost two years ago and have been following them ever since.  I was drawn to the organization for both personal and professional reasons–growing up, my brother was in and out of the hospital… Read more »

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Artist Talk: Andrew Kuo

When I first saw Andrew Kuo’s work, I instantly took a liking to his personal yet universal story-telling. Andrew is known for documenting personal life, emotional experiences and the minutiae of everyday life, translating them into colorful “infographics” that incorporate both image and text. His work brings together his experience as a painter, graphic designer, and art history student,… Read more »

Categories: Artist Talk, Friends, Artists

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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Our Latest Addition to RxArt

As the most recent addition to the RxArt team, I’d like use my inaugural blog post as an introduction. My name is Sarah Zabrodski, and I am a Canadian transplanted from the frozen prairies of Alberta to New York City. I crossed the border just over two years ago to attend the Institute of Fine… Read more »

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Keith Haring at Pace Prints

Keith Haring, often called “the Michelangelo of the New York City subway,”  was formative in changing the face of New York City by legitimizing graffiti as an art form. Pace Print’s exhibition of Haring’s prints and small-scale multiples focuses on prints created between 1983 and 1990 and feature his iconic graphic figures – dogs, dancers, and figures –… Read more »

Categories: Artists, Exhibitions

RxArt Is Now Seeking Winter/Spring Interns!

RxArt is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to changing the visual landscape of American hospitals through the installation of original contemporary fine art in patient, examination and waiting rooms. We are seeking an individual who is able to commit to a consistent intern schedule of 3 days per week, 10am – 6pm, for at least a… Read more »

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Friends of RxArt: David Levinthal and LittleCollector

Friend of RxArt David Levinthal has teamed up with RxArt supporter LittleCollector to sell his beautiful works at the MoMA Design Store in SoHo. (81 Spring Street, New York, NY) Ride The Rocket, David Levinthal and LittleCollector for MoMA Design Store Aero Swing, David Levinthal and LittleCollector for MoMA Design Store Currently on display and… Read more »

Categories: Friends, Artists, Partners

Ryan McGinness Black Light Nudie Cards

Ryan McGinness has just released a full, poker-sized deck of blacklight cards based on vintage nudie cards.  They feature McGinness’s graphic, iconic drawings developed from figure studies of various models.  McGinness says, “My use of fluorescent paint under the blacklight color spectrum is a strategy to force a singular time/space experience with the work. That… 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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RxArt Artists Featured in Sophomore’s Spring 2012 Collection Video!

Sophomore‘s Spring 2012 Collection video follows NYers gallivanting around town in Sophomore’s newest wears and features artists and RxArt friends Leo Fitzpatrick and Adam McEwen. Check it out!:

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Frieze Part 1

Kiki Smith Gavin Turk’s ‘Ajar’ ‘Circle Dance’ by Tom Friedman. Cast from pie tins, cupcake wrappers, & baking pans! At sculpture park outside Frieze.

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SNAPS: Tacita Dean

Who: Between the Lines 2 coloring book artist Tacia Dean! Where: Tate Modern When: Today

Categories: Friends, Artists, Exhibitions

Nick Cave ‘For Now’ at Mary Boone Gallery

RxArt paid a visit to For Now at Mary Boone Gallery, part of the Soundsuit exhibition by friend and artist Nick Cave. Part Where the Wild Things Are, part Hayao Miyazaki, the show offers a glimpse into a world of fantastic and surreal characters. The suits, wearable sculptures up to 8 feet tall, are made out… Read more »

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RxArt Benefit Gala

RxArt had its annual Benefit Gala at the Highline Stages, sponsored by CHANEL Beauté and hosted by Jen Brill, Poppy Delevingne, Leigh Lezark, Caroline Sieber, and Vanessa Traina.  We had an incredible evening, which included a cocktail party and an exclusive auction featuring some of the most sought-after names in contemporary art. We couldn’t have… Read more »

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Snaps: Mark Borthwick

Who: Mark Borthwick When: October 1 Where: Nuit Blanche Night Light Art Festival photo: Allen Ying

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Snaps: Andrew Kuo

RxArt and Andrew Kuo getting our technology on at Taxter and Spengemann gallery.

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Night Scented Stock

‘Night Scented Stock‘, a surreal, three-story, five-room show curated by Todd Levin featuring haunting offerings from 67 artists ranging from Matthew Barney to Hans Bellmer, showed Wednesday at Marianne Boesky Gallery. The title draws its name from a nocturnal flower. Once night falls, the Night Scented Stock emits an intoxicating aroma that attracts an array… Read more »

Categories: Openings, Events

Dominik Lejman Drops By

Our good friend Dominik Lejman dropped by the RxArt office to say hello and catches us up on his new amazing projects.  Mr. Lejman has contributed his talents to RxArt in the past with a great art installation in the NYU Child Study Center.  Dominik enriches traditional forms with contemporary visual technology creating a new… Read more »

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Club Monaco’s Spring 2011 Collection

With NY Fashion Week upon us, RxArt’s friend and supporter Ryan McGinley was asked to photograph Club Monaco’s Spring 2011 Collection.  Take a look at the behind-the-scenes looks in Club Monaco’s Spring 2011 Campaign Shoot. Lauren Hutton for Club Monaco by Ryan McGinley

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Cynthia Rowley Has Many Talents

RxArt Board Member Cynthia Rowley has many talents that go beyond the fashion runway.  Not only does she have a great eye for art but also produces some great art of her own. Recently, Cynthia has contributed to LittleCollector.com ~ a contemporary art gallery for kids offering limited-edition works.  However, it’s a great website for… Read more »

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Trenton Doyle Hancock

Our project list continues to grow here at RxArt and we are excited about an upcoming project with artist Trenton Doyle Hancock.  We are working together with Trenton Doyle Hancock to transform an entryway to the Pediatric Imaging suite at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas, to a place that will provide hope and inspiration… Read more »

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Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Yoshitomo Nara:  Bunny Boy Happy Chinese New Year!!!  Today marks the start of the new Chinese lunar year.  This year is the Year of the Rabbit.  If you were born in 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987 or 1999, also all rabbit years, this is your year!!! So if you remember those paper place mats… Read more »

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Outtakes

Outtakes from the RxArt 10th Anniversary Catalog cover design files Photo credit: James Nord

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InStyle 2010 Gift Guide

As most of you know, the holiday season is right around the corner.  So when your frantically writing down your X-Mas wish list don’t forget about our coloring book, Between the Lines, Volume 2.  InStyle Magazine has graciously listed our coloring book in this season’s InStyle 2010 Gift Guide.  So be sure to grab one!… Read more »

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Was. Epic.

In a word, last night’s bash in honor of our 10th birthday was epic—relive the magic through these photos! Our event designers and producers, Cait&Jules, transformed the Art Directors Club into a sparkling oasis that glowed with celebratory hues of red and gold while Callahan Catering served bite-sized edible works of art (with mini one-shot… Read more »

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Grab one now at The Standard Hotel in LA!

Left-coasters, we know you have the year-round sun and the laid-back vibe, but do you have our coloring book? Grab one now at The Standard Hotel in LA! photo by Bill Powers

Categories: RxArt Projects

Mad About the Boy

Come join the RxArt gang tonight at Half Gallery! DAVID ARMSTRONG Mad About the Boy November 10—November 29, 2010 Opening reception: Wednesday, Nov. 10, 6-8 p.m. purple-diary: David Armstrong David Armstrong installing his show, Mad About the Boy, opening the 10th November at Half Gallery, New York. Photo Bill Powers (Source: purple-diary) from purple-diary

Categories: Exhibitions

A.K.A Kaws

Brian Donnelly, better known by his loyal fanbase as KAWS, has been a longtime RxArt friend and supporter (his Between the Lines coloring book page is almost always the one that kids and adults fight over for Crayola rights). Last night, we had the extreme pleasure of stopping by his new studio to see firsthand… Read more »

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Team RxArt Uniform

Presenting the official uniform of Team RxArt (in a vintage-y soft, throwback style that will soon replace that 1984 Van Halen concert tee as your new fave). Join the movement and sport your own—they’ll be available at our NY Art Book Fair booth! Can’t make it to Long Island City next weekend? We’ll be adding… Read more »

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