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Kick-Ass Chicks: Steffi Lynn Tsai

If there’s anything we love most, it’s girls who can do it all. We came across Steffi Lynn’s work a few months ago, and immediately needed to find out more about her creative process. Originally from Austin and based in New York, Steffi runs her personal brand, Have A Nice Day. As an all-around creative, she encapsulates hand lettering, illustration, design, and photography, all within her own aesthetic. Constantly working on new projects, each work day for her is always different from the last. We hung out with Steffi at the one and only Coney Island, to shoot her in an environment that’s as fun and vibrant as her work.

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Sorry I wasn’t active yesterday!

Those of you who really follow me know I’m usually most active on saturdays! I was @schoolofvisualarts‘ open house! I’m planning to major in animation ^-^

I’m sure you guys can tell which is me! XD

((so apparently I still have pink dye left in my hair… guess I’m gonna start drawing myself with it from now on O.O))

Open Art Space

Open Art Space is MoMA Teens’s free drop-in art program for LGBTQ youth and their allies. Each week, participants create artwork, explore the galleries, and more. No application or registration necessary! Food and Metrocards are provided. Open Art Space meets on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. in MoMA’s Cullman Education Building (4 W 54th St., NY, NY 10019). Next program is Thursday, December 8. For more information, email momateens@moma.org or visit mo.ma/openartspace.

Make Art. Meet People. Explore Ideas. Be Yourself.

[Photo: Nestor Perez-Moliere]

Michael Heizer in front of Double Negative (1969–70), an iconic work of land art near Overton, Nevada. Tomorrow, we will debut Heizer’s Actual Size: Munich Rotary (1970) for the first time in New York.

[© Michael Heizer. Courtesy of the artist & Gagosian Gallery. Phootograph by John Weber]

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram today for live coverage from the Jeff Koons: A Retrospective press preview and cocktail reception.

Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 x 70 ½ x 32 ½ in. (106.7 x 179.1 x 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons

Jody Rogac PICTURES Opens THURSDAY April 11

Ed. Varie is pleased to present a solo exhibition, Pictures, with photographer Jody Rogac. 

Photographing each of her models with a restrained starkness and capturing a beautiful sense of personality and character while still managing to maintain a sense of intrigue, Jody’s photographs are just stunning.” -It’s Nice That

Pictures will be on view from April 11 - May 5, 2013 with opening reception on Thursday April 11th from 6 – 9 pm.

Ed. Varie is located in Manhattan at 618 E. 9th Street, between Avenue B and C. For any additional information or press inquiries, please contact the gallery at info@edvarie.com.