On January 23rd 1916, on a snowy night, a group of intrepid artists (Marcel Duchamp, John Sloan, Gertrude Drick, Allan Russell Mann, Betty Turner and Charles Ellis) slipped through an unlocked door and climbed up the spiral staircase to the roof of the Washington Arch and declared The Free and Independent Republic of Washington Square. The Arch Conspirators, as they were later called, perpetrated their performative action in the name of rebellion and artistic expression with a spirit of ...
Lichtundfire's "Visceral Velocity or the Emotional Speed of Things" reviewed by The New York Culturalist
"Enjoy your first new inspiration of the year"
- Jae Thomas, The New York Culturalist
Lichtundfire's "Visceral Velocity or the Emotional Speed of Things" Art Show
Group Show with Works by: Ross Bleckner, Paul McCarthy, Margaret Evangeline, Augustus Goertz, Kim Keever, Jonathan Peyser, Frank Thiel and Adja Yunkers.
November 4, 2015 – February 14, 2016
[EXTENDED DATES] Lichtundfire Press Release: Gallery Opening Nov 4th, 2015
Lichtundfire introduces its space and online cultural platform www.lichtundfire.com with Visceral Velocity Or the Emotional Speed of Things Nov 4 extended thru Feb 14, 2016
"The ancient Egyptians kept their visceral parts in separate jars for the afterlife, except for the heart, that was meant to stay with the body."
Ross Bleckner expresses visually motion and emotion, contrasting masterful light and darkness and in doing so, pointing to the galactic dimensions of our existence ...
Visceral Velocity or the Emotional Speed of Things
Inaugural Group Show and Cultural Website Launch with Works by:
+ Ross Bleckner
+ Paul McCarthy
+ Margaret Evangeline
+ Augustus Goertz
+ Kim Keever
+ Jonathan Peyser
+ Frank Thiel
+ Adja Yunkers
Gallery Opening: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
175 Rivington Street - New York, NY 10002
Why can’t a woman have her own bill without bumping or crowding Alexander Hamilton? For those who have forgotten, Alexander Hamilton was a brilliant man of his time. He was an orphan, and an immigrant from the West Indies who rose to be the first Secretary of the Treasury because of his intelligence. He was a right hand man to General George Washington, organizing the first artillery company, and personally helping to coordinate the various revolutionary generals under Washington. ...