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  • The Ride Gallery Launches "Open Season"

    Gallery spaces have been redefined in the 21st century by the widespread use of the internet.  There are those who believe that the digital advancements in actuality are somehow replacing traditional practices.  However, at Ride we believe that the digital world augments our reality, rather than replaces it.  “Open Season” provides a platform for artists worldwide to launch their careers forward with world wide exposure through our web presence. In celebration of The Ride Gallery's expansion into Panama and the initiation of its educational mission, The Ride Gallery is looking to expand its roster of exhibited artists.  The Ride Gallery...

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  • Remi Thornton show "Jesus Coming Soon" featured in Boston Globe

    A look at art as commodity — and ‘schwag’ as artBy Cate McQuaid | GLOBE CORRESPONDENT FEBRUARY 04, 2014 Geoff Hargadon’s cheeky, infectious “Cash for Your Warhol” conceptual art project began back in 2009. The economy was in a tailspin when Brandeis University’s board of trustees voted to close the Rose Art Museum and sell off its substantial collection of modern and contemporary art. Hargadon posted a sign outside the Rose: “Cash for Your Warhol,” with his own cellphone number.Brandeis didn’t shutter the Rose, and its collection remains intact. Hargadon has gone on to post his sign, which elucidates the...

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  • Natalia Rak Wins Major Art Battle in NYC

    An unused space in Midtown has been converted into a fishbowl of street art. The building’s owners Equity Office Properties collaborated with street art collective Art Battles to paint a mural inside the empty space on the corner of 40th Street and Avenue of the Americas, as part of the lot’s rebranding as 5 Bryant Park. Art Battles enlisted four international artists:  Max Bode and Don Rimx from Brooklyn, Chor Boogie from San Francisco, and Polish artist Natalia Rak to paint the 100′ by 25′ rear wall of the building’s lobby, which is encased in floor to ceiling windows allowing passerby’s to peek in to watch the artists touch up their pieces....

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  • Natalia Rak featured in Juxtapoz Magazine!

    Natalia Rak has been blowing up the European street art scene for years, and her incredible talent is now starting to get some great recognition on the state side of the Atlantic.  Juxtapoz Magazine, the arbiter of taste and talent in the street art world, recently featured one of Natalia's latest street interventions in Poland.  Titled "Legend of Giants", this work is legendary indeed as it moves beyond a static 2-D image and engages with its surrounding environment.  Natalia is a quiet genius, and we are thrilled that her work is getting this wonderful international exposure. Our thanks to Juxtapoz,...

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  • NeverChill features The Ride Gallery

    The chorus of advocates touting The Ride Gallery's cool factor has risen by one more.... The super cool site NeverChill - which scavenges the internet looking for the best of interesting, stylish, relevant, funny, and practical stuff - featured The Ride Gallery in today's post. Check out their awesome site here, and learn why they're known as the "parent company of cool" - http://neverchill.com/19244/the-ride-gallery  A big thank you to the NeverChill team for their support of The Ride Gallery and Ride Gallery artists. TRG

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  • New Surf Photography by Dalton Portella Now Featured At The Ride Gallery

     The Ride Gallery is delighted to introduce 8 new limited-edition photographs by Montauk, NY-based artist, Dalton Portella.  Ranging from atmospheric shots of his home break in Montauk to large format prints of epic surf in the Maldives, Portella's surf photography traffics in superb lighting, mood, and energy.

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  • Indoek - a Premier Surf Culture Site - Features The Ride Gallery

    Indoek is a surf-centric blog celebrating a unique and independent flavor of wave-riding culture and the characters, stories, art, organizations and brands that swim in it. They also mix it up with a heavy dose of all things creative, inspiring and thought provoking. We at The Ride Gallery were delighted to be featured on Indoek's stellar site this week.  Check out the great post here:  http://www.indoek.com/archives/10645 Our many thanks go out to Matt and Drew at Indoek for their recognition of Ride Gallery artists. TRG

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  • Urban Daddy Delivers a Stellar Ride Gallery Feature

    The Ride Gallery has been rocked with another wonderful press feature courtesy of UrbanDaddy.com.  The tone and energy of the piece are pitch perfect, and they captured the essence of The Ride Gallery brilliantly.  A few of the gems from this piece: "Attractive things to hang on your wall. That’s what we’re talking about here. Just an aesthetically magnificent mélange of water-centric snapshots taken by 10 international photographers with a knack for turning your living room into a conversation piece." "Toss one of those behind your home bar and watch the sparks fly at your next cocktail party. Or just...

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  • The Ride Gallery on Cool Hunting!

    Courtesy of the keen eye and impeccable sense of style of journalist Graham Hiemstra, The Ride Gallery has officially been cool-hunted!  CoolHunting.com posted a beautiful and gracious review of The Ride Gallery this week, and the public response has been simply terrific.   Our sincere thanks go out to Graham, Josh Rubin and the great folks at Cool Hunting for being awesome and recognizing Ride Gallery artists for excellence.  Check out the article here: http://www.coolhunting.com/culture/the-ride-gallery.php

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  • From Brooklyn to The Ride Gallery: Now Featuring Works by David Jacobs

               Today, The Ride Gallery is very excited to debut 6 new works by Brooklyn-based photographer, David Jacobs.  Self-taught, beginning in a high school friend's basement darkroom, he took a circuitous route to his profession, stopping along the way for a degree in political theory and an immersion in cinema. He then spent several years as Annie Leibovitz's in-house printer, where he learned not only to light, but also the importance of balancing commercial and personal work. Since 2006 he has been shooting for himself, mostly portraiture but also a few longer-term documentary projects – and...

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