Elizabeth Fazzare

Journalist & Social Media Editor

Location icon United States of America

I am a journalist based in New York City with a B.A. in art history, journalism, urban design and architecture from New York University. I am interested in criticism of fine art, live art and architecture and in pursuing journalism in both traditional and new media. My daily activities include drooling over the display window at Design Within Reach, attending contemporary art shows and thinking of snappy tweets.


The Art Story

The Art Story Blog
Mouth as Muse: Francis Bacon's Fascination Became a Lifetime of Painting

"I like, you may say, the glitter and color that comes from the mouth, and I've always hoped in a sense to be able to paint the mouth like [Claude] Monet painted a sunset." -Francis Bacon Postwar Irish painter Francis Bacon (1909-1992) is infamous for his detailed depictions of figures' mouths, often wide open and screaming.

The Art Story Blog
Seven Times Chris Burden Was More Extreme Than You

Imagine downtown New York City in the 1970s. Yes, it's gritty and salacious. And sure, it's probably not the best idea to head further east than 1st Avenue at night. But the city is also a hub of creative energy. Counterculture rules Greenwich Village and avant-garde artists, like Chris Burden,


Art in America Magazine

Art in America Magazine
Otto Piene, 1928-2014

Otto Piene, German artist and co-founder of the postwar art group Zero, died July 17 in Berlin at 86. The cause of death has not been revealed. Piene is known for his technology-based artworks, which often used light in kinetic sculptures. He lived and worked between Düsseldorf and Groton, Mass.

Art in America Magazine
Emily K. Rafferty, Met Museum President, To Retire

Metropolitan Museum of Art president Emily Rafferty, 65, will retire in spring 2015, after 11 years in the position and nearly 40 years at the New York museum. Rafferty began her career with the Met as a development department administrator in 1976.

Architect's Newspaper

The Architect's Newspaper
A New Ocean View

RKLA redesigns a Rockaways landscape for resiliency.

A/N Blog
Gehry Gets Another Like: Architect Hired to Design Two International Facebook Offices

Facebook has chosen architect Frank Gehry to design the interiors of its relocated and expanded international offices in London and Dublin. This commission comes just a few weeks after Gehry was hired with Foster + Partners for the London Battersea Power Station redevelopment, his first project in the United Kingdom capital.

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