Lauren Motzkin was a communications intern for the BMW Guggenheim Lab in the summer of 2011, and again from September 2012 to February 2013. In the spring of 2013, she served as a curatorial intern at Artists Space. She currently works in the Special Projects Department at Sotheby's in New York. In August 2013, she participated in the Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange, a year-long fellowship program cosponsored by the United States Congress and the German Bundestag. Motzkin received her BA in History of Art from Yale University in 2012.
Video still: Sky Dylan-Robbins, STORYBOARD: The Wall Dogs of New York, 2012
In freezing rain and scorching heat, Wall Dogs, the midair muralists who paint advertisements on New York City’s walls, haul cans of paint ten stories in the air to create the giant, detailed paintings that decorate the city’s skyline. More
Video still: Anthony Sherin, Solo, Piano - N.Y.C., 2012
What do city dwellers do when a piano is abandoned on their street corner? This beautiful, poignant film by Anthony Sherin captures the twenty-four hours during which an upright piano was mysteriously left outside his window. More