Art Fairs. It’s All About The Art

Art Fairs. It’s about the art.  Maybe I’m a purist and perhaps sometimes a little idealistic.  If you know anything about Art Basel week in Miami, most of what people talk about is the partying, the beautiful people, the great weather and a whole lot of fun.  But, after spending four days looking at hundreds,…

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The Art Of A Home

Art exhibits are not all made equal.  Sounds simple, right?  Picasso at the Met is very different than going to a little gallery in Cape Cod. Last week we hosted an amazing fundraiser that I was so proud to have been part of.  The United Way of Bergen County is in the middle of a…

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Gratitude

Gratitude.  Thanksgiving.  They obviously go together and I want to start this by thanking our new community of friends and advocates for supporting us and helping us get the word out.  I also want to wish all of you a wonderful Thanksgiving. Every year that ticks by I try harder and harder to consciously think…

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Art Inspired

I’m art inspired.  Don’t know how I got there but I look at art now and hear music.  When I was younger like a lot of us I would obsessively listen to music for hours on end.  What I didn’t know is that what seemed so basic…this love for sound…was something that was really rooted…

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Storm Thoughts

Not sure I had to look the definition for the term “storm”, but given what we went through I thought I would see what Mr. Wikipedia had to say: “A storm (Proto-Germanic *sturmaz “noise, tumult”) is any disturbed state of an astronomical body’s atmosphere, especially affecting its surface, and strongly implying severe weather.”  Well, not exactly how I would…

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Trenton Doyle Hancock Exhibition Opens Thursday At James Cohan

We have been following him for years and recently saw his work at Frieze in May.  Hancock is one of the most interesting artists out there…his colors, narrative and stories suck you.  in Check it out. http://t.co/02Z3x5BK His Art 21piece: http://t.co/6gGqhjTI James Cohan Gallery jamescohan.com Monday, November 5, 2012

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ART EFFECT… What’s This All About???

Our first student exhibition is going to happen at the end of the year and we are calling it Art Effect.    For the first time at One River, our students begin the task of creating art with the goal in mind of sharing it publicly with others. It is my belief that we should periodically…

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Art In The Park!!!

One River rocked the Englewood Sidewalk Sale with street artist Eric Inkala created an amazing mural and Nik Rael laying down some acoustic music.  What a day…new students enrolling in the program and a new vibe beginning to take shape in Englewood, NJ http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.385535504834413.87962.282624881792143&type=1 Sunday, July 29, 2012

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Italy In The House! Boetti At MOMA.

This is the largest presentation outside of Italy of works by Italian artist Alighiero Boetti (1940–1994) to date. Working in his hometown of Turin in the early 1960s amidst a close community of artists that included Luciano Fabro, Mario Merz, Giulio Paolini, and Michelangelo Pistoletto, among others, Boetti established himself as one of the leading…

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Hurry To See Haring

One month left to see one of the coolest shows you will ever see.  Brooklyn Museum has done a beautiful job curating the work of Keith Haring and giving us a sense of time and purpose through their exhibition. Keith Haring: 1978–1982 is the first large-scale exhibition to explore the early career of one of the…

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