Joshua Rose

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  • 14 years ago | Visual Arts

    No birthday party in this town seems to be complete without the tradition of breaking a piñata. And why should it? After all, nothing says "Happy Birthday" better than taking a giant wooden stick and beating the complete crap out of, say, a...

  • 14 years ago | Visual Arts

    Artist Joy Episalla is a student of the past. The history that she documents through the lens of her trusty 35mm camera isn't one of political turmoil, international conflict or even the lives of great figures. In fact, people don't show up in her...

  • 15 years ago | Visual Arts

    A heart. A bathrobe. A Greek statue.Pretty simple objects for the large job of redefining the notion of art in the latter half of the 20th century. But Jim Dine is hardly a student of conventional wisdom: The artist once performed in the basement ...

  • 15 years ago | Visual Arts

    It took artist Merrill Mahaffey 20 years to realize that the art he thought he liked painting was actually just the art he thought he was supposed to be painting."When I was in college and graduate school, the common teaching was that a painter wa...

  • 15 years ago | Visual Arts

    The general trend in contemporary art galleries these days is that a certain exclusivity can be achieved through sparse offerings. You won't find that at the Udinotti Gallery -- it's done little to change its look and feel in 20 years in downtown ...

  • 15 years ago | Visual Arts

    The irony of most travel is that no matter how far you go, you end up in a place that's not so different from home at its core. For Bronx-born artist Elias Rivera, it took trips to Mexico, Guatemala and even Peru for him to realize that any global...