For the second year in a row, the Roxy Hotel has been transformed into a Surrealist tableau, conceived by Lori Zimmer and Natalie Kates. Inspired by the original Surrealist Ball held by Marie-Hélène de Rothschild at her chateau in 1972, the soiree kicked off with a performance by the legendary David Johansen from the New York Dolls- as his alter ego, Buster Poindexter (concluding in a conga line). A Surrealist atmosphere of mannequin heads, top
OCTOBER 2016: Lori Zimmer is pleased to present “Toonology,” a solo exhibition and New York debut of British painter Ellanah Sadkin. Sadkin uses the markings of cartoons and comic books as a tool to explore the human psyche, unraveling familiar characters as a relatable means to delve into inner emotions, anxiety, struggles and sense of purpose. The pieces range from recognizable to deconstructed abstractions, with well-known characters reduced to energetic lines and bright color fields.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzDpT-iKu-o Times Square Arts brings Beau Stanton’s multi-channel animation Voyage, curated by Lori Zimmer, to Times Square’s electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in July. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. Set sail on a surreal nautical journey where mythical beasts, haunting shipwrecks, ruins of a lost civilization and the great Leviathan whimsically prey on visitors
Lynzy Blair of Joseph Gross Gallery and Lori Zimmer present a booth inspired by Zimmer's book, The Art of Cardboard. Together, they chose the paper crafted flora of Lacy Barry, and the epic cardboard fauna of Laurence Vallières. Vallières was also one of Art on Paper's Special Projects, constructing an oversized cardboard sculpture throughout the duration of the fair. The booth included the beautiful work of Lala Abaddon, Lyle Owerko, Dave White, Joseph Grazi, John
I am excited to once again support InLiquid, a wonderful non-profit fostering the artist community in my old stomping grounds of Philadelphia for their annual benefit auction. I've curated a selection of great artists offering works at low opening bids, including Faile, Dennis McNett, C215, Logan Hicks , The London Police, Joe Iurato , Shepard Fairey, Elizabeth Winnel, Will Penny, Matt Eaton, Jon Burgerman, Ellanah Sadkin, Lala Abaddon, Tim Okamura, Lacy Barry, Marc Paperscissor, Jonathan
I'm so excited to work with The Roxy Hotel and Natalie Kates for the second year in a row for an epic New Year's Eve affair. This year, we were inspired by the 1972 Surrealist Ball of French heiress Marie-Hélène de Rothschild at her chateau in 1972. We're turning the main floor of the beautiful hotel into a Surrealist tableau, with costumed dancers, Surrealist-inspired food, and incredible music. I'll be taking a hint from Man