So…whatcha doin on November 15th?
So…whatcha doin on November 15th?
Our 10th Anniversary auction preview page is up and running. Let the (browser) window shopping begin!
Frank Gehry takes a cue from RxArt with his boundary-pushing design for The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, an Alzheimer’s center in Las Vegas that’s one of the nation’s leading institutions for research on degenerative brain diseases. In true Gehry form, the building’s curvatures create a space that’s more “Fantasia” than “facility.”… Read more »
Next up in our series of Works You Should Bid On for the Sake of Brighter Hospitals: David Levinthal Untitled from the series Space (07_PC_S_10) Pigment print, 2009 22×17 inches 1/10 We can totally see this in a kid’s playroom—it’s never too early to become a collector!
As if planning a 10th Anniversary gala isn’t enough for a team of only four, RxArt has also decided to join over 200 artists, booksellers, organizations and publishers from twenty different countries at the NY Art Book Fair this year! Held at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, the Fair continues to be the premier… Read more »
We’re in the process of putting together a retrospective catalog of our hospital installations for the big event, and to make it a surefire bookshelf and/or coffee table staple, we’ve commissioned none other than James Nord as our photographer. Take a break from that important, time-sensitive project you’re currently working on and visit his blog… Read more »
If you haven’t seen Yoshitomo Nara’s show at the Asia Society, we highly recommend that you put it at the top of your to-do list. And right underneath should be the task of attending our 10th Anniversary Party to see/(bid on?) his phenomenal donated piece. It’s a gem if we ever saw one, and we… Read more »
While the rain and gloom persists, RxArt has reason to keep our heads high! Last week, we hosted a breakfast with old friends, new faces, and artist Kate Shepherd, whose fabulous works are displayed in the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Roosevelt Hospital. Guests came together to discuss our mission and learn about future projects while… Read more »
RxArt is thrilled to announce that we’ll be featured on NPR’s program “All Things Considered” today at 4:00 pm EST. Put on your listening ears and gather round the computer where you can tune in on WNYC. If you happen to miss the live show, fear not! NPR’s segments can be found on their website and… Read more »
With the recent heat wave in NYC, it seems as though the end of summer is far from “just around the corner.” But when temperatures finally begin to drop in the city, RxArt will start to heat up as we prepare for our 10th Anniversary Gala—aptly named the RxArt Party—this fall. 2010 is an extra… Read more »
RxArt continues to touch the lives of patients and hospital staff far and wide, and we couldn’t be more excited to share with you our latest adventure deep in the heart of Texas! With the help of advisory board member Mollie Maxwell Myers and her husband Bob, RxArt was able to install another stunning set… Read more »
This past Saturday, the RxArt team headed over to the Gavin Brown’s Enterprise for Rob Pruitt’s opening reception, and the pieces Pruitt unveiled were nothing short of incredible. His newest body of work attracted a packed house—we especially gravitated towards his vivid self portraits and humanized stacks of cardboard (thanks to XXL googly eyes). The… Read more »
Do you know that guy who does Spike Jonze’s title sequences for his films? You know, that artist who was in that documentary Beautiful Losers? We’re talking about the guy who just had a show at the Seattle Art Museum by the name of in The Mind. “That guy” is none other than Geoff McFetridge… Read more »
RxArt is thrilled to announce that a few dear artist friends of ours will be debuting new works this weekend! Dan Colen and Rob Pruitt open tonight and tomorrow respectively, and judging by Dan’s major NY Times feature article this morning and Rob’s humorous take on the Art Forum cover, the shows will undoubtedly draw… Read more »
The RxArt Team was invited by Brooklyn-based artist Robert Lazzarini for a studio visit to get an up-close-and-personal look at his visually stunning sculptures and drawings. Robert Lazzarini is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City and has mastered the art of visual manipulation in his artwork. Lazzarini’s sculptures manipulate… Read more »
For all of you KAWS fans, be on the look out for his new exciting collaborative piece with Disney. KAWS has left his recognizable mark on Pinocchio and his little buddy Jiminy Cricket. This piece was first displayed at his gallery showing at the Aldrich, which created quite a stir to say the least. News… Read more »
The visual landscape by the RxArt office has once again changed on Houston Street and Bowery thanks to artists Barry McGee and fellow graf writer Josh Lazcano (aka Amaze). The infamous wall on Houston St. and Bowery has been the canvas for such artists as Shepard Fairey, Os Gemeos, and Keith Haring. The mission for… Read more »
Our newest coloring book is gracing the corner of a page of this month’s Elle magazine! If you’ve read all Lohan/Kardashian headlines while waiting in line at the supermarket, check us out on page 217! via rxart
Leo Fitzpatrick’s Half Gallery opening on Saturday greatly exceeded capacity in our quaint space on Forsyth Street—supporters in attendance included Nate Lowman and Ryan McGinley to name a few. If you missed the fun and games (and mini Budweiser cans!), you still have a chance to snag a memento as Leo’s selling a limited edition… Read more »
The RxArt office is abuzz with talk of William Kentridge and his latest venture as designer and director of a new staging of Shostakovich’s The Nose at the Met Opera. If you’re singing praises along with us and have no plans this evening, check out his lecture at the New York Studio School tonight at 6:30pm (more details here).
Team RxArt recently had the pleasure to meet the mastermind behind the internet’s first online bake sale, and needless to say, our stomachs growled with approval! Emily Dubner of Baking for Good sells scrumptious homemade treats to support worthy nonprofit organizations, and we’re delighted and honored to be added to her list of partners. If… Read more »
The talented Tom Slaughter sent us a print-cut-and-fold valentine. From RxArt and Tom to you and yours, happy Valentine’s Day! via tomslaughter
Stop by Half Gallery (the other half is RxArt!) this Saturday for Leo Fitzpatrick’s opening reception from 6 to 8pm. Leo’s installing his works that—created from vintage paperback mashups—as we speak, and the finished product is not to be missed! When: Saturday, February 13th from 6 to 8pm Where: Half Gallery / 208 Forsyth Street,… Read more »
Spoiler alert! In the next few weeks we’ll be posting sneak peeks of the artworks up for grabs at our upcoming 10th Anniversary Party auction so you can start saving your pennies! Today, we give you Foot Field by William Wegman (an obvious favorite among RxArt staffers).