Artist Jeremy Penn Paints Portrait of Rock Icon David Bowie
A question that has always fascinated me has been that of longevity in art.
What is it that makes an artist endure? What is it that causes an artist to turn from a painter into a legend; that causes his or her works to be pored over, discussed and debated for decades, or even centuries after their death?
The question is, of course, a bit of a philosophical one, not to mention a subjective one. However, I personally think that there are factors that often link ‘successful’ artists; those who have stood the test of time and still...
"If you can make it hear, you can make it anywhere" - Frank Sinatra
High rents, freezing winters, sweltering hot summers, $6 boxes of cheerios, all truths about New York City. Given these facts, how come New York City is home to largest concentration of artists, a career that consistantly ranks at the bottom of worst paying jobs? I have reached out to a few of my good friends who happen to be fellow artists living in NYC to get there take on this topic.
Location is a strange concept in contemporary society. You can paint from anywhere and share your work globally in an instant...
New York Artists Like Borbay, Jeremy Penn, Zepeda, Rapp, Serafino, Lankin, Meloy, NG, and More Paint for Skope Art Show in Miami
Red Bull &The Art Fund have teamed up to find America's top contemporary artists by hosting events in major cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and New York. The elite curation team essembled by The Art Fund selected the best artist's in each of these cities to participate in the Canvas Cooler Project where each artist paints a blank canvas-wrapped Red Bull cooler for a chance to exhibit down in Miami for Art Basel.
Celebrating New York's most innovative...
On April 28th, 2012, the Dorian Grey Gallery in New York City curated an exhibition called "Group Graff," which paired original street art masters like Keith Haring and Richard Hambleton with modern day artists like Banksy and Penn.
The opening reception was a tremendous success. While artists like Dolk, Jeff Henriquez, See-One, LA II, Haring, Banksy and Jeremy Penn adorned the walls, collectors sipped brazilian inspired cocktails under the roof of the Dorian Grey Gallery.
Photographs by Shell Sheddy from the opening reception below
On May 17, 2012, the Anti-Defamation League will be hosting an art exhibition and fundraiser at Benrimon Contemporary. The ADL hand-picked some of New York City's best artists to choose a topic based off the ADL's core issues and put their vision to canvas.
Exhibiting alongside artist Jeremy Penn will be artists like Borbay, Paul Zepeda, Ari Lankin, Michael Serafino, Star Galler, and more.
Purchase tickets to this exclusive event below.
The Next Generation Philanthropy Community invites you to JustArt: Justice, Advocacy & Art, the inaugural exhibition, fundraiser and silent...