440 Gallery | Brooklyn NY

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Be There Now

The phone rings. The dog barks at the door. Email calls, and Skype beckons. Someone has to pick the kids up from soccer practice. Nothing in your MFA program covered … Continue reading

May 21, 2012

440 Artists’ Work at the May Benefit for Wagmag- the Brooklyn Source Resource

Wagmag is the definitive source, both online and in hard copy, for listings of gallery exhibitions and art-related events throughout the Borough of Brooklyn.  We all read it, we all count on … Continue reading

May 1, 2012

Framing Works on Paper, Part 1 – Mat choices

The framing of works on paper, generally speaking, requires more considerations of conservation than framing oils on canvas or panel.  It’s worth remembering that quality framing is expensive, so put … Continue reading

April 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

What happens in a printshop when there’s more than one print maker?

You usually think of visual artists working alone in their studios, coaxing out of their heads and hearts their unique visions of the world, mucking around with their materials to … Continue reading

April 10, 2012

Mexico and New York; paintings, prints and drawings by Vicki Behm: Spring, 2012

            April 12 – May 20, 2012 Opening reception: Saturday, April 14, 4 – 7 pm Every successful artist hones a few survival skills in … Continue reading

April 10, 2012

Karen Gibbons – Where the Magic Happens – An Artist’s Wings.

The Story Behind the Work: I Dreamt I Could Fly By Karen Gibbons, 440 Member When an artist creates work using found objects the success of the piece has to … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 5 Comments

Monotype? Monoprint? What IS that?

These two terms are often used as if they were interchangeable, even by knowledgeable artists, but there is actually an important distinction between them. I confess for a long time … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Live! From 440 Gallery’s own video channel

Watch us get personal on our very own YouTube video channel, featuring lively and informative interviews with our members.  We talk about our exhibits, how we work in our studios, … Continue reading

February 22, 2012

Even More Artwork …in the Flat Files

Beginning early 2012, more work by 440 artists will be available to be seen as we expand our flat files in the back members’ gallery.  Have you taken a look … Continue reading

February 21, 2012

Opening Thursday, Feb 23: A Cup of Air, new sculpture by Karen Gibbons

“I’m going out for A Cup of Air,” Brooklyn artist Karen Gibbons’s mother would say to her five children as she stepped outside for a reprieve from the stresses of … Continue reading

February 20, 2012

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