Painting by Steve Kelly. ‘Self-Portrait’ (2013) uses Steve Kelly’s characteristic big brush strokes. Steve Kelly & Joseph Palestina bring a forum for younger artists to Basemeant Wrx today. Owner Aimee Danchise said,”Montclair is just bleeding artists that have nowhere to go.” Today, they do. For more information, view the article here.
Category Archives: Visual Arts & Creative Writing
Text & photos by K. Cecchini Locked out, but not to worry. We reached through the bars with our iPhones to grab pics of Harif Guzman’s art at the Asbury Park Carousel House. The shadows? Three of my favorite girls; happy birthday, T!
Party Like It’s 1999
Text & Photos by K. Cecchini Pearl Jam tees wrapped in flannel. Glow sticks, dog tags, REM’s “Losing My Religion” and black light highlighting the lint on my sweater. AND Dwayne Wayne flip glasses. Yes, people were partying like it was 1999. To compliment its’ freshest exhibit, Come As You Are, the Montclair Art Museum balanced all ofContinue reading “Party Like It’s 1999”
Tonight at Dawn just reached its 1st year anniversary and 200th article on Sunday (2.22: “Tonight at Noon“). To celebrate, we are presenting our largest (& favorite) milestones from the last 365 days. Thanks for taking the ride and stay with us as we evolve! Tonight at Dawn: Favorite Posts by the Month 2014 February: TaD’sContinue reading “365 Dawns”
Come As You Are
Text by K. Cecchini Come As You Are: Art of the 1990’s Montclair Art Museum (MAM): Now-May 17, 2015 Montclair, NJ If Pearl Jam, Wu Tang and, of course, Nirvana, are now considered classics, then I suppose the nineties is now ripe for retrospect. Alexandra Schwartz takes on the decade through art created between the fall of theContinue reading “Come As You Are”
Keep Calm and Become…What?
Text by K. Cecchini/Images by Margeaux Walter Do commercial objects act as props in our life stories or are we Becoming them? Margeaux Walter continues an exploration of our relationship with the commercial world via an interactive public art project in Queens and her solo exhibit at Chelsea’s Winston Watcher Gallery. “Keep Calm & GetContinue reading “Keep Calm and Become…What?”
How to Unplug the Blogger?
Text by K. Cecchini @tonightatdawn/Images by WNYC’s New Tech City Tonight at Dawn is growing and I am thrilled. All the same, I’m at odds with the process. One of my New Year’s resolutions is to grow TaD more, while another is to have less screen time. I’m an oxymoron. So, I welcome your ideas for theContinue reading “How to Unplug the Blogger?”
Margeaux Walter Has Got Heart (or a FAMNIG HJÄRTA)
Text and Photos by K. Cecchini Push aside a small curtain to enter a tiny room; the TV’s glow reveals a life-sized heart pillow with a remote control in one fuzzy red hand while she beckons folks to share the matching love seat with the other. Intrigued visitors laugh as they sit down and the heartContinue reading “Margeaux Walter Has Got Heart (or a FAMNIG HJÄRTA)”
Change is Blowin’ in the Wind
Images by Joan Sullivan/Text by K. Cecchini Photographer Joan Sullivan has spent much of her life working on very serious campaigns and is a realist, yet her optimism is contagious. Mid-Life Renewal At age 50, Sullivan left her bureaucratic work to pursue photography as her agent for change. Since then she has shifted from supporting Botswana communities strickenContinue reading “Change is Blowin’ in the Wind”
Need Some VisualCandee?
VisualCandee Design is Stephanie Werthman I am excited to share Werthman’s new site with The Tonight at Dawn community so I am reposting her inaugural blog entry here. Chemigrams at Jersey City Studio Tour 2014 October 18 – 19 ~ 12pm – 6pm 74 Colgate Street, Jersey City, NJ Text & Art by S. WerthmanContinue reading “Need Some VisualCandee?”