Kyle Zheng – Tuck High Company

Tuck High Company, found at the City of Neighborhoods exhibition at the New York State Museum (222 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12230) is a recreation of a store that was once on 24 Mott Street in Chinatown of the lower east side of Manhattan. Many Chinese immigrants came to the United States during the 1850s…

Donald Judd – Reviewed by Hannah Herrera

Donald Judd’s Untitled, 1968, is a stainless steel and amber Plexiglass, floor to ceiling sculpture built into Erastus Corning Tower in Albany, New York. This stack was created by using ten identical square building blocks with translucent centers. They are evenly spaced apart from top to bottom. The amber plexiglass gives off this orange glow.…

Donald Judd- Reviewed by Catelyn Livingston

Untitled by Donald Judd from 1968 is made from stainless steel and amber plexiglass boxes. It consists of ten of these boxes mounted separately on a wall, one on top of the other. It would almost appear that these ten boxes are floating above the ground. It is a minimalist piece that seems to glow…

Via Ochre by Kenneth Noland- Reviewed By Aliyah Metjahic

 The painting Via Ochre by Kenneth Noland, acrylic on canvas, is composed of horizontal lines that are white, honey yellow, fire yellow, tangerine orange, and light blue. All the lines are different widths. The painting starts with the white and yellow honey lines, then it transitions into the fire yellow and then lastly the tangerine…

Architecture in the Empire State Plaza written by Abby Lammon

The Empire State Plaza is home to a wide collection of art, including the buildings of the plaza itself. The architecture of the plaza began construction in 1959 and is a true representation of the brutalist style in architecture. This project was mainly under the supervision of Architect Wallace Harrison from the firm Harrison and…

Analysis on Return 2 Earth by Gregory Ramirez

Return 2 Earth by Alisa Sikelianos-Carter is presently hanging in the Opalka Gallery.  Standing tall at 121” x 83 3/4”, this detailed piece is mixed media. It’s composed of Ink, gouache, acrylic, powder pigment, micaceous oxide, copper leaf, gold leaf, silver leaf, liquid gold leaf, interference pigment, glitter, gold coarse mica, and collage on paper.…

Salem #7 by Alanna Yanneck

Salem #7     I chose to focus on Salem #7 by Antoni Milkowski. This sculpture was created in 1965-1967 out of Cor-Ten steel. This piece is a highly geometric sculpture, made out of six different cubes in a three dimensional cross-like shape. The use of Cor-Ten steel gives it a wethered and industrial look,…

Tecumseh by Victoria Stockman

Tecumseh Tecumseh by Edwin Ruda was completed in the year of 1969. His acrylic painting depicts four very strong, even green lines spread horizontally across on the canvas, without actually reaching either end of the canvas. The layers under the vibrant green lines are mixings of purple, blue, red and orange to create a contrasting…