‘The Heart & Soul of Hotel Chelsea’ ~ Opening at Ilon Art Gallery, Harlem

 

 

photo by Linda Troeller at the Chelsea Hotel. Image via Ilon Art Gallery website.

We are looking forward to what’s up next up at Ilon Art Gallery  ~  The Heart and Soul of Hotel Chelsea: photographs by Linda Troeller, opening on November 10th.

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Search for Warmth: Works by Tomo Mori @ The Yard: City Hall Park

 

 

The Series ‘Our Little People’ ~ Artist, Tomo Mori

Save the Date for November 9th when one of our favorite artists, Tomo Mori will present her solo exhibit, Search for Warmth: Works by Tomo Mori at The Yard, City Hall Park.

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Serengeti Kitchen Opens in East Harlem

 

 

Doughba Caranda-Martin in his new East Harlem restaurant, Serengeti Kitchen.

The much anticipated Serengeti Kitchen opened its doors in East Harlem this week, a welcome extension to the beloved Serengeti Tea & Spices which opened on Frederick Douglass Boulevard in West Harlem in 2013.

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Halloween at Grove Court in Greenwich Village

 

 

Photographed in 2011, AFineLyne

In addition to the Tricks, Treats, and Parades are the homes spilling over with Halloween enthusiasm. One of the Treats of this Holiday is the six red-brick townhouses that make up the private complex known as Grove Court, set back at 13 Grove Street. Every year, the residents of Grove Court fill the courtyard with pumpkins. Here are two photos we took on two separate years.

A little history  of Grove Court can be found in Off the Grid. #SavingPlaces #ThisPlaceMatters

Photographed in 2010, AFineLyne

Honors Jesús “Tato” Laviera with new Mural at Taino Towers in El Barrio

 

 

Mural of Nuyorican poet Jesus ‘Tato’ Laviera by @donrimx at Taino Towers #ElBarrio

El Barrio’s Taino Towers celebrates the life of Nuyorican poet, author, playwright, and activist, Jesús “Tato” Laviera, with a mural created by well-known street artist Don Rimx.

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The Exhibit ‘Premonition’ Opens at Lever House ~ Park Avenue

 

 

 ‘Premonition’ by artist Reginald Sylvester II. Image via Lever House Art.

The beautiful art space at Lever House on Park Avenue opened its doors to a new, solo exhibit by Brooklyn-based artist Reginald Sylvester II entitled Premonition.

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The Artist & Mentor: Deitch x Swoon at Pen + Brush Inc.

 

 

On the left, we have Swoon, classically trained (Pratt), well-known street artist specializing in life-size wheatpaste prints and paper cutouts of figures, often politically movitaved. She gained recognition after a solo show at Deitch’s SoHo gallery in 2005, attracting the attention of The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Her solo show “Submerged Motherlands” at the Brooklyn Museum in 2014 was the museum’s first exhibition dedicated to a living street artist.

On the right, we have Jeffrey Deitch of Coney Art Walls, Wynwood Walls and Art in the Streets exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art in L.A., not to mention the author of several books on the subject, including a monograph on Keith Haring published by Rizzoli, and a partnershipwith the Goldman Group on The Bowery Art Wall.  Deitch Projects produced over 250 projects with artists from thirty-three countries ~ an impressive and lengthy list.

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‘STAND STILL: A Still Life Show’ opening at Allouche Gallery

 

 

Rafa Macarron, Naturaleza Muerta. Image via Allouche Gallery

Allouche Gallery has opened its doors to an exhibit featuring the works of 29 contemporary national and international artists centered around one theme ~ Stand Still.  In this exhibit, entitled STAND STILL: A Still Life Show, each artist approaches this theme in their own unique way. “staying true to their respective signature styles,” some with classical definition, and others far from traditional still-life genre, and as wide and diverse a variety of mediums.

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Magnum Photos ~ Inside Out at Hunter College

 

 

Image, Susan Meiselas, Hanging out on Baxter Street, Little Italy, NYC, 1978: Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos Inside Out, a one-day event, held on Friday, October 27th at The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

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Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York at Museum of the City of New York

 

 

Isamu Noguchi, Red Cube, 140 Broadway, c.1970, photo by Edmund Vincent Gillon, Museum of the City of New York

Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York will open at the Museum of the City of New York on November 10th. Look back on 50 years at an exhibition featuring renderings, models, photographs, and video footage of public artworks by such artists as Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Red Grooms, and Kara Walker.

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Gary Panter ‘Hippie Trip’ at Marlborough Contemporary

Image via Marlborough Contemporary

Having spent several years in California in the 1960s, I couldn’t resist…..Gary Panter ‘HIPPIE TRIP’ on view at Marlborough Contemporary to November 11.

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The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation to host ‘Marcel Duchamp in the Village ~ 50 Years Later’ on October 25th

 

 

Marcel Duchamp and Raoul de Roussy de Sales playing chess, 1925. Man Ray. Image via Pinterest.

Serkan Ozkaya: We Will Wait explores a secret body of work by Marcel Duchamp hidden in his studio at 80 East 11th Street, Suite 403.  This recreation/installation will be on view from October 21 to November 25, 2017 at Postmasters Gallery, 54 Franklin Street, NYC.  Read more about Duchamp’s fascinating final art piece, Etant donnes on thoughtgallsry.org.

In addition:

Marcel Duchamp in the Village ~ 50 Years Later  ~ Artist Serkan Ozkaya in conversation with Poet Robert Fitterman, will delve into Duchamp’s final work, including Ozkaya and Fitterman’s recently curated collection of works from twenty-six artists and writers responding to this enigmatic final work in the installation, Serkan Ozkaya: We Will Wait. The talk will be hosted by The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, and held on Wednesday, October 25 from 6-8pm at Chess Forum. Space is limited. This is a Free Event. Register here.

The Event will be held at the Chess Forum 219 Thompson Street.

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Jean-François Rauzier: Hyperphotos at Waterhouse & Dodd

 

 

Babel Kircher NYC, Jean-Francois Rauzier. Image via Waterhouse & Dodd

The internationally acclaimed French photographer, Jean-François Rauzier opens the exhibition Jean-François Rauzier: Hyperphotos at Waterhouse & Dodd New York (pop-up location) this week, with his artistic exploration of landscape and architecture in iconic Cities, including our own. Taking place at the tale end of Archtober, the exhibit debuts a selection of new works just completed in Cuba, images of New York City, Chicago, and various spectacular locations in France, to name a few.

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Ry Rocklen’s ‘Food Group’ at Team Gallery

 

 

 

Image via Team Gallery

The Los Angeles-based sculpture artist Ry Rocklen, known to create around the themes of health and spirituality, presents new work with the exhibit ‘Food Group‘  ~ his first exhibition with Team Gallery.

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The Salmagundi Club ~ Celebrating 100 Years on Fifth Avenue

 

 

Join the Celebration with the Centennial Fundraising Weekend and “Mystery Palette” Sale, November 3-4.  Opening Gala, Friday, November is open to the public (tickets on sale now).

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City College Center for the Arts + Jose’ Limón Dance Foundation ~ Limón Dance Company in Harlem

 

 

Jesse Obremski and Kathryn Alter in The Moor’s Pavane.  Image courtesy Limon Dance Co

The choreographer Jose’ Limón and the Limón Dance Company will bring two of their  most acclaimed works to Harlem on Tuesday, October 24th, performing at City College Center for the Arts (CCCA).

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The Schomburg Center Celebrates Newly Renovated Space

 

 

Schomburg Renovation 2017. All images courtesy of Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library

On Monday, October 16th, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture opened its doors to present to the community an extensive, two-year, $22.3 million renovation. The ribbon-cutting was followed by a tour of the renovated spaces, now all open to the public.

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Keith de Lellis Gallery Opens Its Doors in New Location with the Exhibit ~ Vintage Photographs of New York City Architecture by Paul J. Woolf

 

 

Paul J. Woolf, Broadway, c. 1935. Image via Keith De Lellis Gallery

Paul J. Woolf: Vintage Photographs of New York City Architecture, will be the first exhibit in a new location for the Keith de Lellis Gallery ~  41 East 57th Street, Suite 703.  The exhibit will open on October 26 and be on view to November 25, 2017.

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Sunday, October 22nd is Save Tin Pan Alley Day!

 

Buildings of Tin Pan Alley, c. 1910.  Image via Historic Districts Council

Rally to protect this cultural treasure on Sunday, October 22nd at 2pm.  Celebrate the historic Tin Pan Alley  at 28th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue, with musical performances and a Tour at 2:30.

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GothamToGo ~ Places to go….Things to see, October 16-31

 

 

Tongue Lost Tongue, 2017; mixed media (acrylic and spray paint on cardboard, wood, clay, metal, plastic, string, glass, wire), 66 cm x 51 cm x 10 cm (deep)

Places to Go & Things to See  ~  October 16 – 31

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Kristian Glynn: Garbage Bouquet Opening at Gitler &___

 

 

Tongue Lost Tongue, 2017; mixed media (acrylic and spray paint on cardboard, wood, clay, metal, plastic, string, glass, wire), 66 cm x 51 cm x 10 cm (deep)

Gitler & __ will open its doors to a solo exhibition from painter and mixed-media artist Kristian Glynn, entitled Garbage Bouquet on October 26th.

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Utopia/Dystopia: Dystopian Amusements at Hauser & Wirth

 

 

Buddhist Hell Gardens of Thailand. Image via Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth Publishers, in association with Morbid Anatomy will present a seven-part series entitled Utopia/Dystopia. First up, Utopia/Dystopia: Dystopian Amusements ~ a discussion on the Buddhist Hell Gardens of Thailand, followed by a screening of apocalyptic film shorts, and a talk on death and disaster-themed amusements at Coney Island.

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A Working Model of the World ~ at The New School

 

 

Model of a Model of the Spread of Ignorance, Ian Burns. Image courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne. Photo: Ian Burns Image via workingmodeloftheworld.com

The exhibition ‘A Working Model of the World’ opened today at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center of The New School.

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The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 on View at New York Historical Society

 

 

All images via New York Historical Society

In a new exhibition, the New York Historical Society takes a deep-dive into the causes, progression, and consequences of the Vietnam War. Currently on view, The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 displays more than 300 artifacts, photographs, artworks, documents, films, and interactive digital media from a time in American history that transformed society.

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Toyin Ojih Odutola: To Wander Determined at The Whitney Museum of American Art

 

 

Toyin Ojih Odutola (b. 1985), Pregnant, 2017. Charcoal, pastel and pencil on paper, 74 1/2 × 42 in. (189.2 × 106.7 cm) ©Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

For her first solo museum exhibitionin New York, Toyin Ojih Odutola presents an interconnected series of fictional portraits, chronicling the lives of two aristocratic Nigerian families opening at The Whitney Museum on October 20th.

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Get Ready for the 2017 Garment District Arts Festival! October 19-21

 

 

Hamburger, 2013, Takashi Higashida, Hisae Kakeshashi, Yukihide Sekiya, Masanori Sonobe, Image via garmentdistrict.nyc

 

Here’s your chance to go behind the scenes, celebrating the arts at the 14th annual Garment District Arts Festival.  From October 19-21, the Festival will open doors to galleries, studios, workshops and performances. Take a look inside some of the Open Studios of over 70 artists at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Performance Art on the Plazas presented by Chashama and much more.

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Chihuly’s ‘Chrystal Rose Tower’ Arrives in Union Square

 

 

The highly anticipated Rose Crystal Towersculpture by renowned artist, Dale Chihuly arrived in Union Square last week, brought to the Park through the efforts of Union Square Partnership, New York City Parks Department, and Marlborough Gallery.

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Matt Umanov Guitars Closing After 50 Years

 

 

“After fifty-three years of having been in the business of helping so many guitar (and all the other fretted instruments) players have the tools with which to make music, forty-eight of those years at my store here in Greenwich Village, in the great City of New York, it is finally time for me to close this chapter of my life, relax some, travel some, play with the grandkids, all that kind of thing, though I wouldn’t quite call it “retirement”

  Thank you for 50 Years ~ Rock On

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Tamar Ethan, ‘Eat A Pink Owl’ at Fridman Gallery

 

 

mage: A Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feathers Green Feet and a Rose Belly, Part Pink, 2017. Performance at The Battery, NY, image by Jenia Filatova.

Artist Talk/Catalog Presentation with Barry Schwabsky and Wendy Vogel + Performance by The Moving Company on Sunday, October 1, 6pm.  Free & Open to the public at Fridman Gallery, 287 Spring Street

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The Studio Museum in Harlem Shares New Design by Adjaye Associates

 

 

Exterior View from 125th Street Plaza. Image via Studio Museum, courtesy Adjaye Associates

The Studio Museum in Harlem will be breaking ground in late fall of 2018 on the its anticipated 82,000 square foot building, located at the current Museum site at 144 West 125th Street. The new building, designed by Adjaye Associates in collaboration with Cooper Robertson, will replace its century-old commercial building that they have occupied since the early 1980s.

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Future Culture: Connecting People & Place on Staten Island’s North Shore

 

 

The Design Trust for Public Space and Staten Island Arts are showcasing the “cool cultural world of the North Shore” of Staten Island with the exhibit, Future Culture: Connecting People and Place on State Island’s North Shore.

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Through The Lens of Rose Hartman at National Arts Club

 

 

Rose Hartman, photo by Otis. Image via indiegogo.com

Oh, this is going to be fun….Through The Lens of Rose Hartman will open at The National Arts Club on October 2nd.

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Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

 

 

Three Sailors at Father Duffy Monument, Duffy Square, Manhattan, October 12, 1941, Rodney McCay Morgan/NYC Parks Photo Archive

The exhibit, Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City Parks with 94 vintage and contemporary photographs, original renderings and objects.

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