A Bronx Street corner in VR

A Bronx Street corner in VR

Partnering with FIT Summer Intern Program Acknowledgments Jodi Moise, Curator The Montefiore Fine Art Program and Collection Olivia Davis, Project Manager and Assistant Curator, The Montefiore Fine Art Program David Beach, Associate Professor of Architecture, Drury University Alaa AlRadwan, Architect and Co-Founder, ToGo Creations Jessica Snyder, Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center and Co-Founder, ToGo Creations…

Always Rosie in New York City

Always Rosie in New York City

Tino (“Rosie”) Camanga (1910-?) moved to Honolulu from his native Philippines sometime prior to World War II. He worked for a time as a photographer, probably in one of the souvenir photo booths where one could have a picture taken against a painted backdrop of a prototypical Hawaiian scene: grass shack, Diamond Head, etc.—often accompanied…

Tattooed New York

Tattooed New York

Lift Trucks contributes pieces to this seminal exhibit exploring the history of NYC tattooers. Two early drawings by The Bowery artists; Samuel F. O’Reilly and Ed Smith. At the New York Historical Society Museum.

The Virtual Reality Fine Art Program

The Virtual Reality Fine Art Program

The Virtual Reality Fine Art Program at Montefiore Medical Center, in partnership with the Fashion Institute of Technology, is pleased to announce the commission of three original artworks in virtual reality by artist Tom Christopher. For more than a decade, researchers have studied the effectiveness of using virtual reality in healthcare. Studies indicate that VR…

Don Nice Visit

Don Nice Visit

The fabulous pop artist Don Nice visited Lift Trucks Project. While he was here he found a painting that needed something in the center by artist Tom Christopher. So what does Don Nice do? He grabs scissors, cuts a piece of canvas floor tarp and glues it dead center. Genius! http://www.donnice.com/

The ‘Body Electric’ at Ricco/Maresca Gallery

The ‘Body Electric’ at Ricco/Maresca Gallery

MARGOT MIFFLIN, GUEST CURATOR/ IN ASSOCIATION WITH LIFT TRUCKS PROJECT So, what is the “Tattoo Window of Regret?” By Christopher Murray | 10/07/14 5:45pm Getting your current squeeze’s name needled into your butt when you’ve had a few too margaritas has become a rite of passage for a whole new generation, but it’s also become…

Frank Maresca Visits Lift Trucks

Frank Maresca Visits Lift Trucks

Art dealer Frank Maresca (Ricco/Maresca Gallery) with author Margot Mifflin (Bodies of Subversion) and curator of upcoming Body Electric tattoo show with Tom Christopher of Lift Trucks Project selecting classical works for the exhibit.  

The Brill Building Project

The Brill Building Project

NEW YORK (AP) – Two painters are temporarily working out of an empty storefront at the landmark Brill Building, allowing thousands of passing pedestrians to watch them create scenes of Times Square. Andy Hammerstein and Tom Christopher are painting each weekday until July 17. The artists, who are known for their New York cityscapes, have…

Dream Logic and Carl Van Brunt

Dream Logic and Carl Van Brunt

Fundraiser for Andrea Rendo. An evening of food, drink, music and art. Carl van Brunt’s Triple Zero digital sculpture was on display at the Drive By Gallery as an Italian wine tasting hosted by Front Street Cellar underwent. Charles Compo’s band The Dream Logic jammed out.