Socially Impractical

Text by Kimberly Cecchini @tonightatdawn In the midst of a transaction, a White Castle cashier takes a customer’s $20 bill and stares intently at Andrew Jackson’s portrait. As if frozen, the employee continues to stare at it. And stares at it… …for five minutes. Besides the confused contortion of his features, the customer watches theContinue reading “Socially Impractical”

margeaux walter: artist part two

Margeaux Walter has a thorough resume that includes a number of solo and group shows, honors, awards and artist residencies.  She is currently an MFA student at Hunter College in New York City. Contact: http://www.margeauxwalter.com                                        Continue reading “margeaux walter: artist part two”

artist interview: margeaux walter (part 1) analyzing everyday life through her lens

Margeaux Walter already has an extensive resume that includes a number of solo and group shows, honors, awards and artist residencies.  She is currently an MFA student at Hunter College in New York City. Contact: http://www.margeauxwalter.com                                            Continue reading “artist interview: margeaux walter (part 1) analyzing everyday life through her lens”

Lewis Black Rants On: 7 Pieces of Advice

Text & Photos by Kimberly Cecchini With his characteristic spectrum of facial expressions and gestures, Lewis Black could have entertained folks on-screen before the advent of the talkies. And it’s all the more mesmerizing when he is emphatically pointing his finger a few feet away from you at a live show. Much to the crowd’sContinue reading “Lewis Black Rants On: 7 Pieces of Advice”

Arte Temporal en El Zócalo (Temporary Art)

Text & Photos by Kimberly Cecchini El Zócalo was almost deserted the first time we walked through it; densely populated Mexico City was strangely empty at it’s core despite the square’s fame as a meeting place since the time of the Aztecs. With the Baroque-styled National Palace and green Volkswagen Beetles circling around, Constitution PlazaContinue reading “Arte Temporal en El Zócalo (Temporary Art)”

Artist Interview: Florian Thomas: Photorealism with Strokes of Abstract Expressionism

Manhattan’s Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery curates the first solo exhibit in the states for German artist, Florian Thomas See it NOW-March 29, 2014 Where: Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, 37 West 57 Street, New York, NY 10019 Contact: 212.593.3757, www.bernarduccimeisel.com, Twitter: @Art57Street Interview by Kimberly Cecchini/Paintings by Florian Thomas Tonight at Dawn (TaD): What attracted you to art? How did your work evolve to fuse abstract expressionism and photorealisticContinue reading “Artist Interview: Florian Thomas: Photorealism with Strokes of Abstract Expressionism”

Shinjuku, Block no. 2 (新宿二丁目)

Text and Photos by Kimberly Cecchini In search of last-minute memories for our expiring holiday in Japan, we stumbled upon one in a small corner of the Shinjuku district on our last night. We joined the street festival just as they were just about to kick off the festivities; at the end of a countdown,Continue reading “Shinjuku, Block no. 2 (新宿二丁目)”

Virgin Fingerprints

Text by Kmberly Cecchini New pharmaceuticals are researched.  And researched, until the FDA decides to be satisfied.  Once approved, they are touted as another notch in the belt of the medical world.  Then the drugs are sold unabashedly to patients with a laundry list of possible side effects; vomiting, drowsiness…cardiac arrest. Hey, progress has itsContinue reading “Virgin Fingerprints”

From the Archives: Body of Work

Text and Photos by Kimberly Cecchini I make sculptures with the intentions of making people dance…so when they engage it, you have to walk around, you have to duck, you have to get low to take these different perspectives…so (viewing the piece) is a constant unfolding.” In Appositions, Williams does not directly grapple with socialContinue reading “From the Archives: Body of Work”

Bringing the Oscar Home

Text & Photos by Kmberly Cecchini The Montclair Film Festival just held its annual Pre-Oscar Party on Saturday and it was  not just a nod to the industry because the industry is now taking note of Montclair; three of the festival’s films were nominated for an Oscar and one laid claim to the prize.  TheContinue reading “Bringing the Oscar Home”