New York City
In the mid-1990s, an arts renaissance took place in the U Street corridor of Washington, D.C. It rose from the debris of decades of post-riot neglect after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968. Miscellaneous Flux was born in this era.
I hopped on the cheapest flight from Los Angeles, California, to New York City, New York. I arrived with my Walkman, Simon and Garfunkel tapes, one suitcase, an old Apple computer tower, about $1,500 in cash, a place to crash, and a pocket full of promises and recommendations. All I needed.
A story about Daniela Groza, an artist and taxi driver in New York City rising to the challenges presented by coronavirus in pretty intense situations.
Most schools of thought go like this: take the big gig. It’s money in your pocket. It’ll even let you do the art you love on the side. Well, Christine Blackburne’s doing it all backwards, then.
Sure, there’s plenty of talk from established creatives dispensing advice. But what of the new eyes seeing the industry anew? Maria Baez has been making pictures for 5 years and this is her story.
Photographer Heather White tells the story of how she became a birth doula after the death of her first child and the emotions that came with the truth.
This week, Ioana visits Peter Freeman Inc. and talks with Nikki Iacovella about managing an art gallery, representing artists, and why art fairs make your head spin.
A designer born in Seoul and raised in the United States unpacks the cultural tensions she’s meeting as she settles back in Korea as a young adult.
A conversation with Ben Tyree, who’s spent his life making music and playing guitar. He’s not famous. He’d say he’s never made it. And yet he’s made a living doing what millions of people only dream of doing.
Bryant Small’s back for part two of our story on unwieldy mediums and running a fine art business.
Some art’s so fringe and so unpredictable, it seems hard to fully get and talk about. This episode, a story about Bryant Small and alcohol ink.
The economics of creativity, resources, and energy.