Good Vibrations and Milford Graves’s Healing Harmonics
Jun 28, 2021
"Graves’s work hijacks and stimulates the senses, pulling you through the space ... Allowing Graves’s work to activate and overwhelm the senses was freeing, relaxing, and, just as he always said, possibly even healing." – Annabel Keenan
The Highlands Current
Memory as a Parallel Dimension
Jun 28, 2021
"After featuring the work of three artists from farther afield in its debut exhibition in May, Fridman Gallery in Beacon will show the work of Hudson Valley artists in its second show, Time Lapse, which opens July 3 at its Main Street space." – Alison Rooney
Milford Graves Mind – Body Connections
Jun 14, 2021
"The depth of mind-body connections, the scientific art behind the human heartbeat, the physical and mental reaction to thought-provoking musical beats. These are a few of the subjects explored by the late visual artist and free jazz percussionist Milford Graves in his most recent and last work, the Heart Harmonics: sound energy, and natural healing phenomena." – Sofia Balestrin
Fridman Gallery announces its second location in Beacon, New York.
475 Main Street, Beacon, NY
Apr 7, 2021
The inaugural exhibition, opening on May 1, will feature Nanette Carter, Athena LaTocha and Wura-Natasha Ogunji. Its title, Land Escape, refers to the artists’ use of a variety of media to create—rather than represent—landscapes. The opening will culminate at 8pm with an outdoor audio-visual performance by Victoria Keddie, using NASA’s live feed of space debris orbiting above Beacon.
Listening to the Heart: Jacob Kirkegaard Interviewed by Julie Martin
Mar 5, 2021
"Nothing the human ear can hear is alien to Kirkegaard, and through his recordings he confronts and captures the sounds that echo through the universe, and by making them audible renders them less forbidding."
The Art Gallery in Your Mind’s Ear
Dec 9, 2020
' “Invisible People,” is all hellfire and brimstone, part excoriating exorcism, part calculated recitation of Jonathan Edwards sermonizing (heard here in usefully creepy text-to-speech), all playing out in an atmosphere of dissolute, slow-motion chamber music.'
Disclosures: Dindga McCannon, or A Table of Their Own
White Hot Magazine
Oct 28, 2020
"In the act of communication, at the heart of artistic expression,
McCannon passes from the particular to the universal, transforming the language of her life into a language that addresses everyone and demands they take notice"
5 Artists on Our Radar This September
Sep 1, 2020
"An accomplished musician with several albums under his belt, [Blitz] Bazawule is also an adept painter. “For me, everything is art,” Bazawule said in a 2017 article. “Literature is art, music is art, even culinary skills are art. I’m one of those artists who doesn’t see the need for clear barriers between art forms.” Through all of his work, he seeks to preserve and convey personal and ancestral memories."