Norberto Rodriguez’s “ART, AMIRITE?” at Maitland Foley Gallery, LA

The performance artist on living as his alter-ego for 36 years, and finally letting him go

In a fascinating (albeit potentially difficult to understand via words) artistic endeavor, Cuban-born Norberto Rodriguez of NOR(BERT)O inc. has created “ART AMIRITE?”—a show at LA’s Maitland Foley which is a collection of objects, artworks and artifacts gathered throughout the life of the late Bert Rodriguez. From the brain of Norberto (who re-emerged into the world the day after Bert’s death), the show is part performance …

“Save As…” at NYC Pop-Up Gallery, Bunker

An exhibition focusing on the artistic struggle between humans and computers

Is art produced by a computer (with a human creator behind it) any less valuable than works created by a maker’s hands? The answer, of course, is no. And yet, the place of digitally crafted works has still not been wholly embraced by the art world. That’s what a new exhibition at the NYC pop-up BUNKER Gallery explores. Curated by Gabriel Barcia-Colombo, the show “Save …

BIO:DIP at Red Bull Studios New York

Soap sculptures and a modified ventilation system make for a unique dual art exhibition

Even before entering “BIO:DIP”—an exhibition at Red Bull Studios, New York that comes with a healthy dose of chemistry information—visitors will notice that the building’s windows have been painted over in a lush, ruby red. It turns out they were painted with lipstick (from a 55 gallon drum) which will degrade as the exhibition continues. This entry point is an indicator of what one will …