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.
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.
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.
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
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.
The exhibit Geta Brătescu: The Leaps of Aesop will open at Hauser & Wirth on November 13th.
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.
Magnum Photos Inside Out, a one-day event, held on Friday, October 27th at The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.
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.
Save the Date, November 1st, for the Celebration of ‘Alamo‘ (Astor Place Cube) at 50!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Places to Go & Things to See ~ October 16 – 31
Gitler & __ will open its doors to a solo exhibition from painter and mixed-media artist Kristian Glynn, entitled Garbage Bouquet on October 26th.
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.
The exhibition ‘A Working Model of the World’ opened today at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center of The New School.
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.
Celebrating Fall Events at Rubin Museum of Art
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.
Cherry Lane Theatre will be presenting the timely play, The Bench: A Homeless Love Story ~ true stories based on the lives of real people.
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.
The highly anticipated ‘Rose Crystal Tower‘ sculpture 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.
Celebrating Halloween all Month Long
“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
Leica Store New York Soho presents the exhibit “The Eyes of the City” by photographer Richard Sandler
GothamtoGo ~ Places to Go & Things to See from October 1-15
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
Join Day de Dada on Sunday, October 1st for a day of music, dance, and poetry on the Staten Island Ferry!
Opening Night for Miyazaki Art Show is this Friday! Costumes encouraged.
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.
Author Ed Hamilton will read from his new novel, Lords of the Schoolyard on Thursday, November 9 from 7:00-8:00pm at Quimby’s Bookstore in Brooklyn
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.
Take a close look at one of The Salmagundi Club’s most famous members, Louis Comfort Tiffany on Tuesday, October 10th.
It’s Time for Archtober 2017 !
The Feast of Saint Francis & Blessing of the Animals at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Sunday, October 1st
Oh, this is going to be fun….Through The Lens of Rose Hartman will open at The National Arts Club on October 2nd.
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.