440 Gallery | Brooklyn NY

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440 Installation photo essay

Installing a show at 440: Karen Gibbons, Fred Bendheim, Ellen Chuse and Gail Flanery install Fred Bendheim’s solo show and Vicki Behm and Gibbons in the Project Space. Here is … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · 3 Comments

Waxing Eloquent

by Amy Weil When I was in art school, I was aware of only a couple of artists who were working with encaustic paint and I dismissed the medium as … Continue reading

January 21, 2017

Live Big with Art

For those who decorate a tree for the holidays, one of the joys of the season is the once-a-year excitement of unpacking familiar ornaments. These family heirlooms are really small … Continue reading

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Creating New Work From the Old

by Leigh Blanchard These past few months have been a time of reflection for me.   After graduating from school and decompressing after a grueling, yet rewarding year of thesis- I … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

Personal Politics

by Nancy Lunsford The past few weeks have been an escalating nightmare across the world and at home: the Orlando massacre, then the bombings in Istanbul and Bangladesh followed by … Continue reading

July 16, 2016

Jay Friedenberg: Digital Impressionist

Recently, Jay Friedenberg was named a finalist in “Structures” for Exhibition Without Walls.  He was interviewed by the online gallery and discussed his process and scientific background at length.  It’s … Continue reading

May 8, 2016

Matisse et Moi

by Una LaMarche When I was ten years old, I held my first public reading. It was an important moment in my life, and so—in the same way that my … Continue reading

April 17, 2016

Gail Flanery on Creating Change in Her Practice

There is an excitement in my studio. It started when Karen Gibbons and Tom Bovo and I, from 440 Gallery, were pondering our group show in The Project Space. Our … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

New Skills, Old Tricks by Nancy Lunsford

One of the great things about working with a master in any field is learning how to avoid—and repair—the inevitable glitches and mistakes that one makes in learning a new … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Shanee Epstein Reflects on Becoming a Full Time Artist

Last June, I left my job as an educator. For over 30 years, I always balanced work, family and my art. On one hand, I had only 2 days a … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

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