Tattoo Flash: Art by the Masters

Tattoo Flash: Art by the Masters

Exhibit centered around vintage and antique tattoo flash from famous artist. Sept 24 2012. See all the Tattoo art from this exhibit at Lift Trucks Project. Curator’s Statement  by Pamela Hart In the world of classic tattoo art, before the image was marked on the body, there was the flash. These bold iconic designs were…

Drive-By Gallery, Jazz & Wine

Drive-By Gallery, Jazz & Wine

Another smashing event at Lift Trucks: Louise Baranger and her rockin’ Jazz trio  accompanied Fred Tregaskis with his talk (also heard on NPR) about  how wine and jazz came together in the 20th century. The fund raiser for our district  Asemblyman Robert J. Castelli brought the crowds in. A well heeled reception  here for the…

Erica Hauser at The Drive By Gallery

Erica Hauser at The Drive By Gallery

Erica Hauser is a 2002 graduate of School of Visual Arts in NYC with a BFA in Illustration. She also studied at the Art Students League of NY and Cornell University. She grew up in Brewster, NY and lived in NYC for 7 years before moving up the Hudson River to Beacon in early 2007….

The Art of John Michaels & Darren Murray

The Art of John Michaels & Darren Murray

The Unknowing Hand, A Story of Autism and Artistry Croton Falls, NY. September 25, 2010. This exhibit illustrated the remarkable relationship between Darren Murray, a nonverbal teen with ASD, and his special-ed  art teacher John Michaels, during two years of intensive work and an ongoing period of development in Murray’s art-making.  In a series of…

Wonders of Westchester

Wonders of Westchester

The Photography Exhibit: “Wonders of Westchester” was an incredible success with a great turnout of photographers and photo fans. See photos below. Click on the image below to advance the slideshow. For more info call Bobbe Stultz at Westchester Land Trust 914.241.6346 x22. See photos of opening.

Cause & Affection

Cause & Affection

CROTON FALLS, NY — Up to 20 up-and-coming artists observed over a significant period by independent curator Kara Lenkeit will be exhibiting at Lift Trucks Project in the Northern Westchester town of Croton Falls beginning June 12th. Figurative and abstract works, wide-ranging and experimental in their approach to drawing and painting, installation and sculpture, will…

The Ekfrasis Exhibit

The Ekfrasis Exhibit

“Do something,” Jasper Johns admonished artists. Take a dream or a flag or a color and “do something to that,” Johns said, again and again. So artists get ideas from the world around them, from experience and memory. And even from other artists. A visual work of art can inspire a writer, for instance. Using…

Stefanelli-Hammerstein

Stefanelli-Hammerstein

Joe Stefanelli’s paintings resonate with the exploding color, charm and the emotion of the Cedar Bar, where he hung out with Willem DeKooning, Robert Motherwell, and Jackson Pollock.Andy Hammerstein III has a rich heritage, being the great great grandson of the famed Broadway composer Oscar Hammerstein. </p> Joe Stefanelli Joe Stefanelli’s paintings resonate with the…

From a Factory Floor

From a Factory Floor

  By Fran Sikorksi After 30 years of collaborations with well-known artists, master silkscreener Gary Lichtenstein is recognized as one of the most gifted printmakers in the world. He’s also known for his own paintings, which are color-saturated abstracts This spring, he is readying a show that will open at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists…