Category Archives: Arts and Culture

Posts that involve the Arts. These could be coverage of the art shows we attend or even a visual of something out in the public eye.

Affordable Art Fair Launches New Austin Location

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The Press Releases:
Affordable Art Fair sets sights on thriving art scene in Austin, Texas as new fair destination. Affordable Art Fair will set foot in Austin for the first time from Thursday May 16 to Sunday May 19, 2024 at the Palmer Events Center in the heart of downtown Austin. The fair will bring together a curated selection of over 50 local and international galleries to inspire and unify the citywide art scene.

Affordable Art Fair is a contemporary art fair that offers extraordinary artwork created by emerging and established talent in a range of media and genres priced up to $10,000. The fair has welcomed over 3.1 million visitors worldwide since its launch in 1999. As one of the world’s leading and most popular art fairs, Affordable Art Fair is dedicated to creating an accessible, vibrant, and approachable entry-point to the contemporary art market for enthusiasts, collectors, and the art-curious alike.
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Affordable Art Fair Announces Exhibitors For Fall 2023 Event

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The Press Release:
Affordable Art Fair returns to New York for its Fall 2023 edition featuring work by over 400 artists across 76 exhibitors.

The fair takes place at the Metropolitan Pavilion from Wednesday, September 20 to Sunday, September 24.

The Affordable Art Fair is a contemporary art fair dedicated to creating a dynamic and approachable entry-point to the contemporary art market for enthusiasts, collectors, and art-curious fairgoers alike. Affordable Art Fair offers artwork created by emerging and established talent in a range of media and genres priced up to $12,000.

The fall 2023 edition brings together a unique and exciting new roster of galleries, presenting a selection of 27 international galleries with a focus on showcasing Latin American and Asian art. Among the standouts are Jimena Carranza (Mexico City), online gallery Catalysta featuring Latin American artists, and Mookji Art Contemporary (Seoul), to name a few.
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Affordable Art Fair New York: Spring 2023 Artist Interviews (Chapter One)

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“The Chronicles of Piercing Ken” website had the honor of participating at another awesome Affordable Art Fair show. During the event I spoke to a number of creative people and posted these interviews on the Official Piercing Ken Channel – This post collects several of them for the purposes of website content.

Talking To Amanda Coelho


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2nd Annual Japan Day Parade To Take Place May 13th

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The Press Release:
Building on the great success of last year’s inaugural Japan Parade, the 2nd annual Japan Parade in New York City will be held on Saturday, May 13, beginning at 1PM. Starting on Central Park West at West 81st Street and traveling south to West 67th Street, the purpose of the parade is to celebrate, express, and bring awareness to the friendship between NYC and Japan with a thank you from the Japanese community. Olympic Gold Medalist, Founder of Always Dream, and Author Kristi Yamaguchi will be the Parade’s Grand Marshal.

This year’s Japan Parade will feature a live performance by the cast of The 2.5-Dimensional show from Japan, “Live Spectacle ‘NARUTO’”. NARUTO is one of the most internationally recognized and popular manga series of all time. The franchise has sold over 250 million copies worldwide to date. Written and illustrated by creator Masashi Kishimoto, NARUTO was first published in Shueisha’s magazine Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, where it was serialized and ran for 15 years. More performers will be announced in the coming weeks. The Japan Parade is affiliated with Japan Day @ Central Park, an annual event that has taken place in Central Park since 2007.
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Artexpo New York Announces 2023 Programming Schedule

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The Press Release:
Redwood Art Group, the nation?s leader in exhibitions and event production, media, and marketing for the global art community, announces the schedule of programming for its highly anticipated four-day showcase, Artexpo New York 2023, taking place at Pier 36, located at 299 South Street in Manhattan, from Thursday, March 30 to Sunday, April 2. Advance tickets can now be purchased from $30 by visiting https://redwoodartgroup.com/artexpo-new-york/ (linked below).

The annual fine art destination, now in its 46th year, will host more than 200 innovative exhibiting galleries, art publishers and dealers, and artists from across the globe across 70,000 square feet of uninterrupted convention space, showcasing original work of 1000+ artists that includes prints, paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, giclee, lithographs and glass works, among other contemporary and fine art. This year?s program features an extensive series of daily activities for attendees, that includes the Spotlight Program, a focused look at several cutting-edge galleries and artists chosen by the Redwood Art Group selection committee; Art Labs, a series of outstanding projects by leading galleries, art institutions, and art collectives within the fair; Meet The Artists and Live Demonstrations, presenting an interactive experience?allowing attendees to get up-close-and-personal with the artists; and Art Talks, conversations with today?s most influential pioneers from the arts industry on a variety of topical themes and subject matter.
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