Massif Central’s Art Scarves

Using a non-traditional canvas, this Brooklyn-based company collaborates with artists on accessories worth framing

Brooklyn-based painter Tessa Perutz founded Massif Central—named after the region in south-central France—as a way to merge her artistic pursuits: curatorial work, fashion, artist’s editions and functional art objects. By inviting artists to consider the silk scarf as their canvas and create original works, “MC is a way for me to creatively combine all of this into a seamless, cohesive and beautifully striking artist’s multiple,” …

House of La Cruz

A fine arts retailer and exclusive online gallery of carefully selected pieces and performances

LA-based fine arts photographer and filmmaker Alex La Cruz found the perfect way to sell his mesmerizing, oftentimes eerie, large-format architectural and landscape photographs: On a sharply curated website, among other artists he respects. In founding House of La Cruz, he has created an online gallery showcasing only a small collection from artists he believes in. From painters and photographers to a jewelry-maker and a …

Interview: Ruben Nusz

Examining color, dimension and the bigger picture with the Minneapolis-based artist's new show

by Mason Riddle “Severed Hues”currently on view at Minneappolis’ Weinstein Galleryhas prompted a lot of people to reconsider color, abstraction and illusionistic space. To create his modestly scaled paintings, Ruben Nusz brandishes a brush loaded with saturated huesvivid and mutedto explore his idiosyncratic ideas of color theory. (In case the tromp loeil effects have, indeed, fooled your eyes; the mats and frames are pure paint.) …