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The Biologist’s Mistress: Rethinking Self-Organization in Art, Literature, and Nature
We have an exciting conference and art exhibition on mimicry and crypsis planned for fall 2012. Stay tuned for the call for papers. Thanks for supporting Dactyl.
April 17th, Hosted by Helena Christensen & Neil Grayson to benefit the Nepal Trust [continue...]
Feb 25, 2010
The breakfast of champions
THE ART WORLD IMPRESARIOS: Rie Rasmussen, writer/filmmaker/artist and Neil Grayson, artist/curator, Dactyl Foundation (dactyl.org)
POWER PLAY-BY-PLAY: “I love meeting over meals,” says Rasmussen, who powwowed with Grayson to discuss an upcoming show and screening of her film “Human Zoo,” which opened last year’s Berlin Film Festival, at his SoHo gallery. But since NYC can be a small town, privacy is of the utmost importance. Thankfully, their corner banquette had plenty of it. The food didn’t fail to impress, either, with standouts including ripe papaya cut with lime — enjoyed after the meal as a digestive. And then there was the coffee, which woke up Rasmussen’s inner muse. “It’s excellent coffee for drawing,” she says, dipping a spoon in it to complete a coffee-and-ink sketch.
Picasso's "Femme allongée," 1946, one of the works Krugier was willing to part with.
January 1, 2009
D’Arcy, David, “Last of the Breed,“ Art + Auction January 1, 2009
Through his friendship with Giacometti, his ties to a key Picasso heir and his legendary eye, Jan Krugier built an empire. When he died at age 80 last fall, the art world lost the final remaining member of the generation of postwar connoisseur-dealers. [continue...]
December 14, 2008
By Karin Nelson
HELENA CHRISTENSEN, the Danish supermodel turned fashion and art photographer, is probably the only person complaining that the iPhone takes quality photos. ”I’ll shake it as much as I can,” she said, a note of disdain in her voice. ”But it still comes out perfect.” Her photography, which has appeared in French and Italian Vogue and will go on view Monday at the Dactyl Foundation, is decidedly less perfect. ”It’s the blurriness and imperfection that I love,” she explained. ”And that strange feeling that the light can create.” [continue...]
Thursday, November 10, 2005
Natalie Handal & Sholeh Wolpe Book/CD Party.
May 19th 2005
Second Annual Spring Fling Benefit for the Bronx Charter School for Better Learning A progressive educational program for elementary school children in the Bronx. Private event featuring passed hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.
May 11th 2005
Cocktail Fundraiser to benefit Theatre Arts Production Company TAPco, a theater arts middle school in the Bronx serving economically disadvantaged students.
Boca News, Boca Raton, FL
article by Skip Sheffield
Boca News Boca Raton, FL
article by Skip Sheffield
New York artist Neil Grayson is not yet 30 years old, but he already has started his own art foundation and has found his patron “Medicis” in the form of Boca Raton art lovers Janice and Stanley Sussman, and their son David. [continue...]
Monday, March 16, 1998
Article by Buddy Clarke
Insurance executive Stanley Sussman and his wife Janice are longtime admirers of the paintings of young artist Neil Grayson. The Sussmans have many of Grayson’s unusual paintings hanging in their 8,000 square-foot Boca West penthouse. Their son, David J. Sussman, of Westport, Conn., has his share as well; besides being an admirer of Grayson” art, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Dactyl Foundation, an organization that Grayson founded. [continue...]