Have you noticed the colorful Harry’s ads in Union Square station? It is part of Harry’s Shave with Pride campaign.
Have you noticed the colorful Harry’s ads in Union Square station? It is part of Harry’s Shave with Pride campaign.
Three 12 x 12 foot panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt are on view at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Each panel contains a name of a victim, who had a close connection to the Cathedral.
The Last Three, a 17-foot tall sculpture of three Northern White Rhinos created by the artists Gillie and Marc, arrived on the Astor Place Plaza on March 15, 2018, bringing awareness to the plight and near extinction of this hunted species. Since the installation’s arrival, we have mourned the loss of Sudan, the only living male of the three in the sculpture.
This temporary art installation comes to a close, and will leave Astor Place on June 12th for Forest City New York’s MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn, with the first public viewing on Wednesday, June 13th at 6pm. What can you do to help raise awareness? Click here.
Sunday, June 10th ~ Zeitgeist Panel Discussion, featuring Alexis Adler, Felice Rosser, Lee Quiñones, Sara Driver and David Hershkovits. 7:00-9:00pm at Howl! Happening, 6 East 1st Street, NYC
Allouche Gallery opens its doors to the exhibition, UNCANNY: Tigran Tsitoghdzyan ~ new work of black & white portraits.
Climate change is affecting the entire World ~ each region experiencing unique differences like rising temperatures, rising sea levels, degradation of coral reefs, water shortages and a plethora of related changes and events. Taking a deep-dive into the serious matter of climate change, Van Alen Institute launched the Climate Council.
It’s back ~ the @PrideTrain Ad campaign that originated last year, hit NYC Subway Stations again this June ~ with the hope of keeping the message going all year long.
It all started with a casual conversation between a gallery owner/artist rep and a chief marketing officer of a formidable new building. That was a few years & a lot of paint cans ago. The gallery owner ~ Doug Smith, World Trade Gallery ~ on the other side of the conversation, Dara McQuillan, 4 World Trade Center, Silverstein Properties.
Bodys Isek Kingelez: City Dreams is a whimsical and wonderful wish for a more harmonious society throughout the world, now on view at MoMA. The eclectic, colorful exhibit has been shown almost daily on social media pages, blog sites, and Instagram. But this is such an exceptional exhibition ~ and the first retrospective of Kingelez’s work in the United States, that we are adding to the tsunami of images and descriptions.
Coming to The 8th Floor, Sedimentations: Assemblage as Social Repair ~ an exhibition exploring strategies of reuse in their art making, and incorporating found and repurposed materials, from accumulation and assemblage, to the construction of landscapes and discrete objects, that reference a multitude of timescales and politics.
Summer is here, and it’s a great time to take the DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk. Next one up will be June 7th from 6-8pm. Here are just a few of the exhibits on ‘the walk’ to look forward to.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the Central Harlem ~ West 130-132nd Street between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd a Historic District on May 29, 2018.
It’s Summer! Let’s celebrate with 46 art installations, events and exhibits not to miss in June.
People ~ we live in a city with 8 million of them, all different and all following their own dreams. And so, the exhibition entitled People at Deitch Projects represents that same diversity and style, created by twenty-nine artists ~ from the ordinary to objects of fantasy.
X Gallery and EnFoco join together to present Queer Eye, A photographic exhibition celebrating LGBTQ Pride month featuring the work of Lola Flash, Lisa DuBois, Oscar J Rivera and Gabriel Garcia Roman. Each of the photo artists expresses their creativity and personal vision through their art in this multifaceted view of the LGBTQ world.
Dozens of acclaimed artists have come together for the charitable exhibit, Ride for Mongolia, in an effort to raise funds for the production of the first skate park in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
The Salmagundi Club of New York will be offering a rare opportunity to explore the landmarked building and view its historic art collection with a VIP Tour on June 10th.
A new, permanent art installation is on view along the East 34th Street corridor. It was created by the artist Donald Lipski for the NYU Langone Pavilion at First Avenue.
June 16th will bring inHarlem back to Marcus Garvey Park, with the eight site-specific installations Maren Hassinger: Monuments. Take a walk with us, beginning on 124th Street at the Fifth Avenue entrance.
Kicking-off Memorial Day weekend with memories of summer’s past, and a new exhibit, ‘Endless Summer‘ by the artist Danny Galieote, opening at Joanne Artman Gallery on June 14th.
Faction Art Projects Harlem will explore complex masculine identities, challenging historical depictions, with three artists using differing styles, in a new exhibit entitled ‘Others.’
What would you do if given a two-family house in Colonel Row, Governors Island, with over 12,000 square feet of space? The West Harlem Art Fund took the house and filled it with art made from grass, moss, paper, ceramics, glass and video throughout the entire space, from the front yard to the basement. Early Encounters opening this weekend.
For the 2018 Baxter St at CCNY Zine and Photo Book Fair entitled Common Silence, curator Mauricio Marcin invokes the utopian notion of printed matter’s ability to enact social change through small-scale action to generate micro-policies. The selection of participants in the fair, all Latin American based, seeks to offer the public a concise overview of this multiplicity of editorial exercises, ranging from Photography and contemporary art to poetry and literature.
Allouche Gallery is pleased to present new bodies of work by French artists Lou Ros and Valentin van der Meulen meant to sharpen your own creative lens.
‘On the Street’ and its author at The New York Times, Bill Cunningham, have been part of the fabric of being a New Yorker for as long as we can remember. In celebration, The New York Historical Society prepares to celebrate the life of this iconic figure in its upcoming exhibit, Celebrating Bill Cunningham.
Taiwanese master-sculptor, Kang Muxiang and the Garment District Alliance have unveiled Rebirth: Kang Muxiang on the Broadway Mall between 36th and 38th Streets. The seven graceful installations have become a great attraction ~ especially among the artistic community.
One artist in particular, Peiju Chien-Pott, a Principal Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, has shown up to spontaneously dance among the sculptures.
This coming Tuesday, June 5th, the public is invited to the final presentation of “Conversations with Rebirth” by acclaimed dancer PeiJu Chien-Pott on the Broadway Plaza between 37th and 38th Streets from 7:00-8:00pm.
Peiju Chien-Pott, Principal Dancer, Martha Graham Dance Company, above and below, as seen earlier in the week, dancing among the #Rebirth sculptures. Images courtesy of Garment District Alliance.
The 12th Annual Dance Parade will take place on Saturday, May 19th, rain or shine. This years theme ~ The Cabaret of Life! with over 10,000 dancers, and live bands from Broadway and 21st Street, through Astor Plaza, and ending in Tompkins Square Park!
The Design Trust for Public Space and Staten Island Arts announce the Future Culture 2018 Public Art Program Winners ~ Sonic Gates + Court Yard Fridays ~ a series of nine public artworks, which will be installed in July, consisting of eight sound sculptures, one murals, and four world music concerts, created by, and featuring Staten Island-based artists and community members.
Save the Date ~ June 17th, for The Annual Rubin Museum Block Party, with this years theme, We Make the Future ~ a day of family art-making, performances, and free admission to the Museum.
For all those who dream of turning the pages back ten years, the exhibit ‘Unusual and Exigent‘ is a reminder ~ a deep dive ~ into the 2008 financial crisis by an artist, math Ph.D. and former hedge fund manager, Nelson Saiers.
The Farmers Market at Marcus Garvey Park will open for the season on Saturday, June 2nd. With more than ten local vendors, look forward to fresh produce, artisanal jams & pastries, honey, baked good, specialty prepared foods and some surprises.
Art Collection NYC presents East Village Art View ~ selected artworks in mixed-media from artists working in and around New York City.
The Madison Square Garden Conservancy kicks-off its thirty-sixth outdoor art exhibition with the installation, Diana Al-Hadid: Delirious Matter.
Get Ready…..Get Set……it’s time for The 4th Annual Harlem EatUp! This week-long festival will run from May 14-20, celebrating the food, music and art of Harlem.
The Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association (MMPCIA) will present its 28th Annual Mount Morris Park House Tour: Mount Morris Park Salons ~ The Arts, Music and Soul, Past and Present on Sunday, June 10th in the Mount Morris Park Historic District of Harlem.
At the end of the day, you’re invited to join MMPCIA for refreshments, and an opportunity to meet the artist, Louis Del Sarte ~ creator of the mosaic “Spirit of Harlem.”
If you love Jazz, you’ve been to Smalls Jazz Club in Greenwich Village. Below are a few photos taken at the Club over the years by Ben Lieberman, photographer and lover of jazz.
Fifteen Brooklyn Watercolor Society members will be exhibiting at Rockaway Artists Alliance “sTudio 7 Gallery” in Fort Tilden from May 12 – 28 in the show, WaterColors.
Creating Space: Artists for The Studio Museum in Harlem: An Auction to Benefit the Museum’s New Building took place on May 16 and 17 at Sotheby’s New York, with a public viewing of the works during the month of May, up to auction date. The Museum hopes to raise $175 million during its capital campaign.
At auction, all five additional donated pieces sold above their high estimates, raising $16.4 million. 37 more pieces were sold Thursday evening, raising $20.2 million ~ and yielding 24 artist records.
The exhibition, Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs, opened at The Museum of the City of New York, featuring more than 120 photographs by Stanley Kubrick from the Museum’s Look Magazine archive.
We caught up with South African street artist, Sonny, on Eighth Street and Sixth Avenue in Greenwich Village this week, finishing a mural as part of a worldwide mural tour, and prelude to his gallery exhibit this month.
The gallery, North of History, opened its doors this month to the photographic exhibit, “Appearances and Disappearances,” featuring works by Sanaz Mazinani and Rola Khayyat.
…..Woman in the Art(s) ~ An exploration of agency & representation.
It is, in fact, “only 27 percent of the 590 major museum exhibitions from 2007 to 2013 that were devoted to female artists. Only five women were among the top 100 artists by cumulative auction value between 2011 and 2016. And just a third of gallery representation in the U.S. is female and Women of Color are at the bottom of this hierarchy.”
Grown Up Flowers have arrived on Avenue of the Americas! This public art installation, sponsored by the Avenue of the Americas Association, will delight pedestrians from 44th Street to 55th Street, although we could only find two of the six when searching for them today.
Harlem Late Night Jazz, Inc. presents St. Nick’s Pub Dedication Jazz Festival with 14 very special one-time performances, jam sessions, singers, tap dancers and more. Join the celebration….
Jazzmobile held its annual community fundraiser on Monday evening, April 30th at First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, and it was smokin! Didn’t make it? We have you covered. Here are a few pictures from the event and a way that you can participate in the Jazzmobile fundraiser even if you weren’t there.
“Over the past three years, artist John Raymond Mireles has worked to unite Americans across geographical, political, cultural and other differences by photographing individuals from all 50 U.S. States + Tijuana, and publicly exhibiting their portraits. Mireles connects with his subjects up close and enlarges the resulting portraits to larger-than-life scale in order to encourage viewers to intimately relate to and empathize with their fellow residents of the United States of America.” The exhibit, Neighbors: John Raymond Mireles is now on view at First Street Green.
The Public Art Fund, Gagosian and Tishman Speyer unveil Anselm Kiefer: Uraeus in the Channel Gardens.