Vernissage XIX embraces Roosevelt Island with the emotion and images designed to reach beyond the everyday. Images for mind and heart. Gallery RIVAA is closed, but we’ve got the pictures. Advertisements
They can’t cancel spring. Credit 82 year old David Hockney who included the thought with a couple of new pictures he sent to galleries. He’s on lockdown. But his spirit isn’t.
As Gallery RIVAA, the Roosevelt Island artist collective, turns the corner into its twentieth year, let’s look back… and forward to Vernissage XIX. Gallery RIVAA and Its Artists By David Stone I’ve […]
Forgotten Peoples at Four Freedoms Park opens spring with a six-part choral cycle by composer Veljo Tormis. It honors the heritage of Louis Kahn.
Roosevelt Island’s little known gay history jumped out of the figurative closet, this week, at Joe’s Pub. It’s a musical. The Gorgeous Nothings In Concert.
Edouard Vuillard’s Office Cat… Visual artists invent worlds to put their work in context. Creativity spills into the world where you, I and cats live… Edouard Vuillard, for example, lived in a […]
Picasso’s Cat Before A Mirror… You’d have an interesting time and very likely get lost, taking a hike through the mind of Pablo Picasso like this cat did. From Famous Artists’ Cats: […]
About the black cat in Monet’s garden….. By David Stone Claude Monet moved to Giverny in 1883. He was 43 years old and a recent widower with two children. His life, once […]
Four Freedoms Park in winter maintains the calm without the crowds in New York City’s most serene space. History grows more clear with the chill.
The 1619 Project, an ambitious effort to better reflect the African-American experience in American history, lands on Roosevelt Island. It’s the theme for this year’s Black History Month exhibit at Gallery RIVAA.