Whenever you want to try this routine shoot me a message!
Hilary> Regarding MICA, you're right on most counts except one: the MICA I graduated from a few years ago was not aiming the curriculum toward "anime and manga," and I was an illustration student. A few study abroad in Japan every year, or cite Miyazaki as an inspiration (the same way half of the music industry cites Queen as an inspiration?), but professors and peers actively, openly, and ruthlessly discouraged anyone whose work was too derivative. Character design and concept art was instead geared toward production art/visual development, be it for games or Western animation.
We are the New Jews of Brooklyn, and there's nothing anyone can do about it. A people of many lands and many languages, and one faith. Artists. And as the Jews and Italians and Irish swarmed over the City of Brooklyn more than a century ago and destroyed its old Dutch character, so shall we engulf today the whole of the borough and supplant its pizzerias and pubs and kosher delis with artisanal cafes and art galleries. And we are proud of it. What. "You got a problem with that?"
Move to New York if you're an upper-middle class white artist looking to slum it and play poor and look good while doing it!
Well yes you need connections and it helps to have a trust fund. Really seems romantic, until you wake up at 40 and realize you are alone, broke, and still looking fo the break.
cannabis users suck joints...not frickin pacifiers
No, the line is "Mrs Robinson, you're trying to seduce me." If you're going to make an irrelevant correction, at least get it right.
paddy is a terrible writer lacking flight, and it's because of people like her that the art world is going bankrupt of intellect and challenge but not money. She is all for those abstract smears on sheets going. Give it some content and she'll run away. If it takes more than 5 minutes to process she can't handle.
Creative solutions you can find everywhere. correct, it's not perfect here and it hasn't been in the past 15 years I've been here and it never will be. However, you can do it! Don't let misery find your company. Paddy will always bitch about something. Move on L magazine!
bushwick country club is not even in "east williamsburg" its in williamsburg proper. duh
No, it's not a 15 year old article. You use to be able to find deals on raw space in Manhattan in a commercially zoned building for 150-200$ a month. Heat was shut off on the weekends, but hey. You could share a loft in Soho with 5 or 6 people for 200 or so a month, plus utilities. I found a rent controlled deal in EV for 400$ a month. What this article is saying is now such deals no longer exist but just a room sharing a kitchen in say a Chinatown is 600 a month, and that's rare. But wages at menial food service jobs have not risen, creating the squeeze. So people are living in New Jersey like Hoboken or moving to places off the NJ RR like the Oranges or Maplewood. Harlem is getting arty. But, like the article says with even LES getting stale or mundane, and Williamsburg/Bushwick not much different, and the fact like for a painter you can get keep up virtually via gallery web sites, the NEED to be in nyc isn't quite there for artists the way it was 20 years ago. So, it's not only don't come to nyc if you are a painter, it's more like you don't need to live there, just visit for a prolong stay periodically. And the art world becoming no different than a retail Tiffany's just adds to the sour taste.
@Blueberry based on what?
@Rufus which 10-year-old new Brooklyn institutions did we miss from southern Brooklyn?
The person who wrote this is probably some transplant from the Midwest.
I doubt that the movie could be as interesting as this review.
I cant believe you couldnt find a photo of a woman REALLY wearing headphones that you resorted to a photoshopped one? Come on.
Poorly edited writing.
You don't move here for the deals, you move here for the people. Move to New York. We're all still here.
Bogota is ok for a couple of days, but the pollution is horrible, the city smells like gasoline. Go to Cartagena.
Again? This is at least a 15 year old article. I have read dozens like it. You can do better L.
I am actually moving out of New York. Looking for studios in Bogota. Come on, people, move here with me and we'll try to make this city the next Berlin:)
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