Art in America

  David Ebony, Managing Editor at Art in America Magazine visits Lift Trucks Project exhibit, The Unknowning Hand.

New York Observer: “Body Electric” Showcases Tattoo Art

Getting your current squeeze’s name needled into your butt when you’ve had a few too margaritas has become a rite of passage for a whole new generation, but it’s also become a well-recognized, even revered, art form, as the variety and quality of the work currently on view at the Ricco/Maresca Gallery in Chelsea shows. […]

Chronogram Magazine

Mike Cockrill Bio, 2015 Classically trained at the most traditional of art schools, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Mike Cockrill launched one shocking assault after another on the art world with his early work in the 1980s. From the psychosexual mayhem of his 1982 graphic novel The White Papers, to his brash cartoon […]

Inked Magazine: Body Electric-An Artistic History of Tattoos

How often do you pass someone on the street with tattoos and stop to think Wow, tattoos have come a long way in the last 100 years? Well, if you don’t, now is the time to start. Margot Mifflin, author of Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo and curator of the […]

The Brill Building Project

Pedestrians watch artists work in NYC storefront – By ASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK (AP) – Two painters are temporarily working out of an empty storefront at the landmark Brill Building, allowing thousands of passing pedestrians to watch them create scenes of Times Square.Andy Hammerstein and Tom Christopher are painting each weekday until July 17. The artists, who […]

North Salem Daily: Lift Trucks Project Lifts Spirits With Tattoo Art

By Katherine Pacchiana 10/06/11 NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Tattoo flash art was a 20th century technique, popular at carnivals and amusement parks. Think of “Mom” in a heart or Popeye the Sailor Man. Describing the current exhibit at the Lift Trucks Project, gallery owner Tom Christopher explains that flash art was classical and highly traditional. Favorites […]