Interview: Artist Glen Baldridge on the Process Behind His Wondrous Paintings

"Wigwag," the painter's colorful new show, is on now at NYC's Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery

Inside painter Glen Baldridge‘s ninth show at NYC’s Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Wigwag (on now through 11 February), mesmerizing works—featuring psychedelic creatures with piercing eyes, abstract woodland branches and kaleidoscopic acorns—possess a magnetism that must be experienced firsthand. Baldridge developed a laborious technique to execute these vibrant gouache-on-paper paintings, where the artist soaks the paper before saturating a brush with multiple colors at different densities so …

Studio Visit: Multi-Disciplinary Artist Chella Man

Paintings, interactive art and more that explore disability, gender, race and sexuality in Industry City

Fluidity informs almost everything about Chella Man: his painting, performance and sculptural works and his identity as a deaf, trans-masculine, Jewish and Chinese artist. An actor, activist and model and former contributor to them and designer for Opening Ceremony, Man is a multi-hyphenate whose ever-growing list of titles further supports his practice of investigating the intersections between race, gender, disability and sexuality. Nowhere is this …

Tchotchke Gallery Opens Its First Physical Location in Brooklyn

Advocating for artists lies at the heart of this new East Williamsburg gallery

In 2020, Danielle Dewar and Marlee Katz founded Tchotchke Gallery, a then-digital art platform that reacted to the parameters of the pandemic. Now, the co-founders are expanding the gallery to its first brick-and-mortar space in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Opening today with a group show entitled Homecoming (on view until 11 February), Tchotchke continues to be an artists-first gallery that represents their roster beyond their works. Further, …