Yesterday I met with a prospective mentor for the third semester, Phillis Ideal. I have to share a great resource for those of us far from New York: The James Kalm Report.
James Kalm takes a video camera with him to gallery shows in New York, providing commentary along the way. If you can't be there, it's an amazing glimpse into parts of the New York art scene.
Here's the official description:
James Kalm is a working artist living in Brooklyn New York. He has been an active critic for over twelve years writing for the controversial Brooklyn Rail http://brooklynrail.org/. For more high resolution videos, writings by James Kalm and views of the paintings of Loren Munk visit http://www.lorenmunk.com/.
Here's where you can go to see the videos:
YouTube: The James Kalm Report
Website: Loren Munk.com