Archtober 2020 ~ a Month-Long Celebration

 

 

 

Archtober 2020!

Celebrating Ten Years, Archtober 2020 will present more than sixty partners, and hundreds of events, tours, and exhibitions. Take a look at what’s planned for this month-long Event ~ virtual and in-person.

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Sprinkle Splash Sweet Shoppe Reopens in the Historic La Marqueta Market

 

 

 

Sprinkle Splash Sweet Shoppe, 1590 Park Avenue at 115th Street in East Harlem

New York City delights in its myriad of neighborhoods, each with its local restaurants and shops of all kinds. As we hold our collective breath on the survival of our favorite local haunts, we breath a grateful sigh of relief when lights go on, and doors open ~ even if only for take-out.

And so it was with great relief when we learned that the historic East Harlem Market, La Marqueta, would be opening its doors again, with one of the best-kept-bakery secrets in town, Sprinkle Splash Bake Shoppe.

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Créolité: Andrew LaMar Hopkins to be Inaugural Exhibition at Venus Over Manhattan’s New Gallery Space on East 65th Street, NYC

 

 

 

Andrew LaMar Hopkins, Creole Tranquility (2020); Acrylic on canvas board; 14 x 11 in(35.6 x 27.9 cm). All images: © Andrew LaMar Hopkins. Courtesy the artist and Venus Over Manhattan, New York.

Venus Over Manhattan will inaugurate its new gallery space at 120 East 65th Street by opening an exhibition of new paintings by Andrew LaMar Hopkins, curated by Alison M. Gingeras. Entitled Créolité, the artist’s first solo gallery exhibition in New York features more than fifteen works, including new portraits, miniatures, and the artist’s signature architectural tableaux, that all relate to the complexity of Creole identities and the antebellum history of the Gulf States in the American South.

Créolité will be on view at Venus through November 6th. The exhibition will be accompanied by an illustrated publication featuring important archival images selected by Andrew LaMar Hopkins, an introductory essay by Alison M. Gingeras, and an extended interview with the artist.

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American 2019 Nobel Laureates Honored on NYC Parks Monument

 

 

 

Photo Credit: NYC Parks/Daniel Avila

NYC Parks Assistant Commissioner for Community Outreach and Partnership Development Sam Biederman  joined Annika Rembe, the Consul General of Sweden in New York, Harriet E. Berg, Consul General of Norway in New York, NYC Parks Director of Art and Antiquities Jonathan Kuhn, and 2019 Nobel Prize recipient Dr. William G. Kaelin Jr. this week, to unveil eight new inscriptions to the Nobel Monument at Theodore Roosevelt Park.

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NYC Parks Department hosts Drive-In Movie Night!

 

 

Grab your kids and head over to the Forest Park Bandshell, Seuffert Bandshell Parking lot in Queens, for a free Friday night (September 25th) screening of Frozen II.

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Emma Amos: Falling Figures at Ryan Lee Gallery in Chelsea

 

 

 

EMMA AMOS
Head First, 2006
Acrylic on canvas with hand-woven fabric and African fabric borders, 68 x 53 1/2 inches (172.7 x 135.9 cm)

Ryan Lee Gallery opened its doors to the exhibition, Falling Figures, an exhibition of paintings by Emma Amos. This is the first exhibition to mine this motif in Amos’s work, an exploration that began with her Falling Series (1988-1992) and continued into the twenty-first century. Amos was a celebrated artist and educator who began her career in New York in the 1960s. She was the only female member of the influential African American artist group Spiral, alongside Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Hale Woodruff. Amos, whose work ranged from graphic, to expressionist, to figurative, has always understood that, as she put it, “to put brush to canvas as a black artist was a political act.”

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‘Around Day’s End: Downtown New York, 1970-1986’ at The Whitney

 

 

 

Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978), Days End Pier 52.3 (Documentation of the action “Day’s End” made in 1975 in New York, United States), 1975, printed 1977. Gelatin silver print: sheet, 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm); image, 7 × 9 3/4 in. (17.8 × 24.8 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Harold Berg 2017.134. © 2020 Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The exhibition pays homage to Gordon Matta-Clark’s legendary Day’s End (1975) and features works by twenty-two artists who engaged with the Meatpacking District and West Side piers, among other downtown Manhattan locations, in the 1970s and early 1980s. Around Day’s End also anticipates David Hammons’s monumental public artwork Day’s End,  located directly across from the Whitney Museum in Hudson River Park. Drawn primarily from the Whitney’s collection, the exhibition is organized by Laura Phipps, assistant curator, with Christie Mitchell, senior curatorial assistant, and runs through October 25, 2020.

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Kara Walker: Drawings on view at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in Chelsea

 

 

 

Kara Walker, Installation view,Sikkema Jenkins & Co

Sikkema Jenkins & Co. has reopened, and is pleased to present a solo exhibition of works on paper by Kara Walker, featuring selections from the artist’s personal archive alongside more recent drawings. The show previews a selection of works that will be included in Walker’s first major exhibition in Switzerland at the Kunstmuseum Basel opening in June 2021. The museum exhibition will travel to Schirn Kusthalle Frankfurt, Germany and the De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art in Tillburg, The Netherlands.

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1920’s ‘Floating Woman’ Sculpture to be Installed in Hunters Point South Park

 

 

 

Gaston Lachase, ‘Floating Woman’. Image via National Gallery of Australis (NGA)

An acclaimed sculpture created in the 1920s will find a new home in Long Island City this week. ‘Floating Woman’ by Gaston Lachaise will be installed inside Hunters Point South Park on Thursday, September 24th, with a brief unveiling ceremony at 3 p.m Livestream on Instagram. The sculpture will be in the park for one year.

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Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own ~ a Documentary Film by Daniel Traub

 

 

 

Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own

URSULA VON RYDINGSVARD: INTO HER OWN is an artistic biography of one of the few women in the world working in monumental sculpture. Von Rydingsvard’s work has been featured in the Venice Biennale and is held in the collections of some of the world’s great museums, including New York’s Museum of Modern Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. But she may be best-known for her staggering, triumphant body of work in public spaces – imposing pieces painstakingly crafted with complex surfaces including: a series of early installations reminiscent of wings in what became New York’s Battery Park; a monumental yet inviting piece outside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and the stunning “Scientia” at M.I.T. which evokes the power of nature and the firing of brain synapses.

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Nordstrom NYC + Souleo = the Exhibition ‘Styling’ at 57th Street Store

 

 

 

Margaret Rose Vendryes, Igbo Billy – Billy Porter, 2020.

Styling: Black Expression, Rebellion, and Joy Through Fashion will be presented at Nordstrom NYC from September 17 to October 29, 2020. The exhibition, presented in partnership with Long Gallery Harlem and curated by Souleo, is a celebratory exploration of style within Black culture as a historical form of creative expression; rebellion against oppression; and source of joy. The show is also available at online partner Artsy, where you can discover and collect the exhibited works through a viewing room.

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HERE + Leimay = Correspondences, a Sculptural Performance Installation at Astor Place, October 1-4

 

 

 

Photo credits: Main image (Shige Moriya), Audience Files (Brandon Perdomo), Dancing…Environment (Tom Kochie), Talks (Laura Brichta), On-Demand (Shige Moriya)

HERE and LEIMAY present Correspondences
supported by The Village Alliance and 51 Astor Place.

With Correspondences, multidisciplinary artist duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya offer multiple entry points for spectators to engage with questions of being, interdependence, and coexistence. The human body (performer and observer), machines, natural elements, and the urban square mingle in an entangled poetic microcosm while opening inquiries into animate life and environmental ethics. In the inaugural presentation of this multi-borough project, audiences can safely engage in Manhattan’s Astor Place installation over conversation, and bear witness to daily activation periods performed by members of the LEIMAY Ensemble.

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NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Designates Public School 48 in South Jamaica, Queens as an Individual Landmark

 

 

 

PS 48. Image courtesy New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission

Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated Public School 48 at 155-02 108th Avenue in South Jamaica, Queens as an individual landmark. Its successful blend of Art Deco design elements and massing was novel for elementary schools at the time it was proposed, and it represents a significant early application of the style for New York City schools.

“I am delighted that Public School 48 is our latest individual landmark as it is the first designation in South Jamaica, Queens,” said Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair Sarah Carroll. “For the past 70 years, P.S. 48 has both served the community and enhanced it with its beautifully executed design. Its Art Deco style details, which are quite striking in person, make it unique, and it is one of the first elementary schools New York City to incorporate this architectural style.”

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NYC Parks Celebrates Fall with Live Streaming Events & Beautiful Fall Digital Backgrounds ~ Let’s Fall for NYC

 

 

Image courtesy NYC Parks

Fall has arrived, and NYC Parks is celebrating! To welcome the first day of fall, Parks is going live on social media for an autumnal hike through Central Park today, and for those long fall virtual meetings free fall foliage-themed backgrounds featuring some of the city’s most popular parks! or those looking to enjoy the city’s greenspaces virtually, Parks is going live on social media at the North Woods in Central Park at Noon today, bringing the beauty of autumn right to your home. Follow along on Facebook to explore the North Woods’ beautiful Ravine, Loch and Huddlestone Arch.

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NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission to hold public hearing on the proposed East 25th Street Historic District in Flatbush, Brooklyn

 

 

Image via Google Maps

New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) will hold a public hearing on the proposed East 25th Street Historic District in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The proposed district is a cohesive group of 56 Renaissance Revival style row houses built by a single developer, the Henry Meyer Building Company, between 1909 and 1912. The proposed district is located on East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D.

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‘Isolation to Revolution/Rebirth to Dissent’ to open at Pen + Brush

 

 

Lola Flash, BLM Demo in Harlem from the series “syzygy, the vision” 2020; Photograph, dye sublimation print on metal; 24 x 36 inches

Pen + Brush will reopen its doors to the timely exhibition entitled, Isolation to Revolution/Rebirth to Dissent, bringing together the work of seven artists with a range of perspectives on reflection in this moment in time.

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Bound Up Together: On the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment at Smack Mellon

 

 

Image: Stephanie J. Woods, When the Hunted Become the Hunters (still), 2020, moving audio photograph, 07:39 min. Courtesy of the artist.

Bound up Together: On the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment was organized in the months leading up to the 2020 presidential election, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and as Black Lives Matter protests erupted around the world. The exhibition centers on the achievements that granted some women the right to vote and the pervasive and enduring intersections of racism, sexism and misogyny that disfigure American culture and society.

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Ariana Papademetropoulos: Unweave a Rainbow at Vito Schnabel Projects

 

 

 

Ariana Papademetropoulos, Curse of the Boys with Butterfly Tattoos, 2020
Oil on canvas. 84 x 108 1/2 inches (213.4 x 275.6 cm) © Ariana Papademetropoulos; Photo by Flying Studio; Courtesy the artist and Vito Schnabel Projects

Vito Schnabel Projects will present Ariana Papademetropoulos: Unweave a Rainbow, the first New York City solo exhibition for the Los Angeles-based artist. Unweave a Rainbow will debut a new series of large-scale works by the artist, in which she mingles images of natural phenomena with her meditations on interiors as analogs. The exhibition will also feature new small-scale additions to her ongoing series of ‘symbolist’ paintings.

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‘100 Drawings from Now’ to open at The Drawing Center

 

 

The Drawing Center will reopen to the public by appointment only on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 with the exhibition 100 Drawings from Now. 

Featuring drawings made by an international group of artists since early 2020, 100 Drawings from Now provides a snapshot of artistic production during a period of profound global unrest that has resulted from the ongoing health and economic crises, as well as a surge of activism in response to systemic racism, social injustice, and police brutality in the United States. Together, the works in the exhibition spotlight the urgency, intimacy, and universality of drawing during moments of upheaval and isolation.

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Hauser & Wirth organized ‘Artists for New York’ in Support of Non-Profit Visual Arts Organizations

 

 

 

Jenny Holzerfrom, Survival (1983-85), 2020; © 2020 Jenny Holzer, member Artist Rights Society (ARS) Photo: Graham Kelma

Hauser & Wirth co-presidents Iwan Wirth, Manuela Wirth, and Marc Payot, announced today that the gallery has organized ‘Artists for New York,’ a major initiative to raise funds in support of a group of pioneering non-profit visual arts organizations across New York City that have been profoundly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The project brings together dozens of works committed by foremost artists across generations, from both within and outside of the gallery’s program, that will be sold to benefit these institutions that have played a significant role in shaping the city’s rich cultural history and will play a critical role in its future recovery.

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NYC & Company Unveils All In NYC

 

 

 

nycgo.com

All In NYC: The Roadmap for Tourism’s Reimagining and Recovery is an initiative of NYC & Company. The detailed plan includes everything from Goals and a Program in Three Stages, Marketing Partnerships and Success Metrics, and a Summary. We are All In NYC.

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NYC Parks to Temporarily Close Riverside Park Cherry Walk, Manhattan

 

 

 

Out of an abundance of caution, and due to planned shoreline and path reconstruction work, NYC Parks has announced that it will temporarily close the Cherry Walk path in Riverside Park from W. 100th to W. 125th streets. The closure will begin Monday, September 28.

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Will Kurtz brings New Art Installation, ‘Doggy Bags’ to the Garment District

 

 

 

Gomer, Bull Mastiff by Will Kurtz

New Yorkers love their canine companions, so this one’s for your four-legged friend ~ Doggy Bags is a series of seven oversized sculptures created by the New York-artist, Will Kurtz, depicting unique characteristics and personalities of different breeds.

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Take a Look at the $42.6 Million in Improvements Made to Bronx Parks

 

 

St. Mary’s. Photo credit: NYC Parks/Daniel Avila

NYC Parks today announced the completion of eight projects and soon completion of two others, totaling $42.6 million in renovations to Bronx parks. The projects range from new playgrounds and neighborhood improvements to major capital upgrades, and include transformations through the Community Parks Initiative, Parks Without Borders and Anchor Parks.

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NYC Parks Unveils New Soccer Field at Highbridge Park

 

 

 

New soccer field at Highbridge Park. Photo credit: NYC Parks/Daniel Avila

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, joined Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, State Senator Robert Jackson, Community Board 12 Chair Eleazar Bueno, Parks Committee Chair Elizabeth Lorris Ritter, District Manager Ebenezer Smith, Washington Heights BID Executive Director Isidro Medina, Uptown Soccer Academy co-founder David Sykes, and ESPN soccer announcer Roberto Abramowitz this week to celebrate the completion of a brand new soccer field at Highbridge Park.

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NYC Parks Launches Digital Public Engagement Platform to Host Community Input Sessions

 

 

Rendering via starrwhitehouse.com ~ Battery Playscape Reconstruction Project

Have some great ideas about our Parks? NYC Parks celebrates the re-imagining of its community outreach as a part of its capital design process with the launch of online community input sessions ~ responsive to the need for social distancing during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual sessions provide opportunities for more equitable outreach for capital projects.

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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month on World Channel’s Doc World

 

 

“For Complete Social Security of All Mexicans” by David Alfaro Siqueiros as seen in Siqueiros: Walls of Passion, airing and streaming on WORLD Channel’s Doc World

WORLD Channel will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, showcasing more than 40 films that celebrate the history, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans under its #WeAreLatinX Film Collection. From September 15 to October 15, WORLD will present programs by and about Latinx people, including all-new films from series Doc World and a slate of unforgettable stories from America ReFramed, POV, Reel South, VOCES and more. Doc World, a WORLD Channel series that brings international documentaries from around the globe to a U.S. audience, will premiere four films on WORLD Channel for this celebration.

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Raúl Ayala & Groundswell on the Bowery Art Wall NYC

 

 

 

Groundswell working on the Bowery Wall, September 17, 2020

The Bowery Art Wall, curated by Goldman Global Arts, is collaborating with Groundswell and Raúl Ayala for the Fall, 2020 mural. For this community mural, Ayala will be working with ten Groundswell youth artists.

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‘Care for Hudson Square’ Announced Winner of Design Competition ~ WIP Collaborative!

 

 

 

WIP Collaborative’s Restorative Ground proposal for King Street in Hudson Square. Image Credit: WIP Collaborative and Urban Design Forum

Care for Hudson Square is a recovery initiative aimed at reinvigorating the Hudson Square neighborhood. Small and M/WBE design firms were invited to submit proposals for an interactive street installation that would help reactivate the public realm. Today the Urban Design Forum, Hudson Square Properties, and Hudson Square Business Improvement District announced the winner of their “Care for Hudson Square” design competition ~ WIP Collaborative!

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Gourmet Bistro, Amuse Bouche, Reopens in La Marqueta on Thursday, September 17th

 

 

 

Amuse Bouche Bistro reopens in La Marqueta

Oh, how New Yorkers enjoyed the gourmet bistro, Amuse Bouche, when they opened their doors in the historic East Harlem La Marqueta Market last year. It quickly became a go-to place for a wide selection of tempting treats, fresh baked goods, sumptuous prepared meals, finely brewed coffees and teas ~ and a great place to meet for Sunday Brunch. Enter COVID-19 and the doors closed.

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MTA Arts & Design in the Second Avenue Subway

 

 

Vik Muniz on view at 72nd Street Second Avenue Subway

In 2017, the Second Avenue Subway opened Phase 1 and  unveiled artwork in four subway stations. They are located at 96th Street, 86th Street, 72nd Street, and a new entrance to the existing station at Lexington Avenue at 63rd Street. MTA Arts & Design commissioned four artists for this ambitious project. Phase 1 is served by the Q train, with limited rush-hour N and R trains. Take a ride with us on the Q train, beginning on 63rd Street, heading north.

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MTA Arts & Design at Hudson Yards #7 Line ~ Xenobia Bailey

 

 

 

Glass mosaic dome by artist Xenobia Bailey at the 34th Street/Hudson Yards subway station.

In 2015, Hudson Yards and its surrounding area looked like nothing more than an enormous construction site, with so many different projects, it was hard to separate one from the other. But in September of that year, the MTA completed and opened its #7 crosstown subway line to Hudson Yards, and the artwork alone could be a destination.

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Want to Help the High Line Imagine the Future of The Plinth?

 

 

 

 

The High Line would like you to share your thoughts on 80 artists’ proposals for the third and fourth High Line Plinth commissions to open in 2022 and 2024.

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Ki Smith Gallery Opens a 2nd Gallery in Historic Gusto House, East Village

 

 

Matthew Capasso, Claire Foussard, Naomi Falk, Ki Smith.

Ki Smith Gallery is coming home! The Gallery announced that it will be opening a second location located in the East Village. The new showroom is on 4th Street,  between A and B in the famed Gusto House where decades of culture and history have taken place.

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Revisiting 9/11 Tiles for America ~ A Memorial in Greenwich Village

 

 

 

Tiles for America at Mulry Square

September 11, 2001 will be indelibly imprinted in our minds. Overwhelmed with a sense of sadness, New Yorkers came together in many different ways ~ in cleanup, in prayer, and in art. On September 12th, pictures of lost loved-ones were hung on a chain linked fence in Greenwich Village, with the hope that they would be found. Along-side these pictures were ceramics shaped angels, handprinted with patriotic symbols. Over the next weeks and months, the ceramic tiles on the fence grew ~ and eventually they were saved and placed permanently in a small triangular park in Greenwich Village.

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John Lewis: Good Trouble, the Documentary to air on CNN

 

 

 

Did you miss The Africa Center documentary film, John Lewis: Good Trouble? Well, you’re in luck. CNN Films will be airing the documentary on September 27th at 9:00pm.

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Artcrawl Harlem 2020 Residence Program, Governor’s Island, Announces Artists

 

 

Oh how excited we were to receive a press release announcing ArtCrawl Harlem’s inaugural artist residency program. Entitled Boundaries and Connection: The Other Side of Us, this residency commemorates the Centennial of the Harlem Renaissance, while the theme is dedicated to the memory of the two co-founders of the original ArtCrawl Harlem. We couldn’t help but notice that it was ten years ago that we went on one of the original ArtCrawl Harlem tours, founded by Jacqueline Orange of Taste Harlem and Evelyn Archer, owner, Canvas, Paper, and Stone Gallery. Picking up where they left off, let’s meet the three artists chosen for the inaugural residency.

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Looking back at José Parlá, ‘Segmented Realities’ on the Plaza at The Standard High Line

 

 

 

Jose Parla: Segmented Realities at The Standard High Line 2014

With José Parlá unveiling a new exhibition at The Bronx Museum of the Arts this month, we thought it a good time to take a look back at one of our favorite installations by the artist. Segmented Realities, commissioned by The Standard High Line in 2014.

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The Chelsea Flea Market Reopens! Every Saturday & Sunday

 

 

Looking back at Chelsea Flea

Oh, how we love our flea markets, and how we have missed one of the last outdoor markets in Manhattan, The Chelsea Flea. Good news came today, when we learned that the Chelsea Flea will reopen on September 12th and 13th.

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MASKED NYC: Witness to Our Time by AJ Stetson on view in the East Village

 

 

AJ Stetson: Masked NYC, Witness to our Time

With most museums and galleries shuttered for months during the Covid pandemic, artists have been yearning to respond, reach out, and connect. MASKED NYC: Witness to Our Time, photos by AJ Stetson, is a Covid-safe exhibition in response to that call.

From September 9 through October 7, 2020, every day from sunrise to sunset, a selection of more than two dozen four-foot vinyl panels, drawn from a revolving exhibition of 525 photo portraits of masked New Yorkers, will be displayed at six feet apart on the historic cast-iron fence of the Quaker Meeting House on East 15 Street and Rutherford Place. Continue reading “MASKED NYC: Witness to Our Time by AJ Stetson on view in the East Village”

Art of Our Century presents ‘If You Only Knew’ Curated by Uman

 

 

 

Uman, Untitled Mural, detail, West Wall, 2nd Floor, 137 West 14th Street, NYC (2017). Image courtesy Art of Our Century Gallery

Art of Our Century will opens its doors to the group show ‘If You Only Knew‘ curated by Uman, the noted Somali-born multimedia artist. The show is a reunion of friends, and friends of friends of Uman; stories told through painting, photography, sculpture and objects with memories.

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Claire Oliver Gallery reopens with Solo Exhibition by Artist, Adebunmi Gbadebo

 

 

 

Adebunmi Gbadebo, installation of True Blue series at the 2020 Dhaka Art Summit. Image courtesy Claire Oliver Gallery

Claire Oliver Gallery announced a reopening of the gallery with a solo exhibition by Adebunmi Gbadebo entitled A Dilemma of Inheritance.

The exhibition will showcase the artist’s True Blue series, which is comprised of more than 45 works that grapple with concepts surrounding heredity and the evolution of memory and forgetting focused on two former slave plantations in South Carolina, both named True Blue.

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The Bronx Museum of the Arts to Reopen September 9th with Sanford Biggers & José Parlá

 

 

 


Sanford Biggers, Khemetstry, 2017. Courtesy the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is reopening on Wednesday, September 9th with Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch, a solo show featuring more than 50 quilt-based works by the artist, and José Parlá: It’s Yours, evoking the artist’s personal connection to the Bronx. Reserve your visit.

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Rockefeller Center unveils the 2nd Edition of Frieze ~ Frieze Sculpture 2020

 

 

Beatriz Cortez, Glacial Erratic, 2020; Commonwealth and Council

In this second edition of Frieze at Rockefeller Center, six artists explore themes of women’s suffrage, migration, urban planning, and ecology.

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The Salmagundi Club Fall Auction October 16th ~ On View September 21, 2020

 

 

Claire Taveras, Equestriana Tributes

Once a year, the Salmagundi Club hosts a Fall Auction as a fundraiser to benefit this historic nonprofit organization. Art Collectors since the early 1900s have attended SCNY Auctions for the opportunity to purchase quality art work by living artists. Housed in a brownstone on Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village, the Club’s doors are open and free to the public six-days a week. The artwork will go on view September 21st, with the Auction to be held on October 16, 2020.

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NYC Parks Department Cuts the Ribbon at the Upgraded Spuyten Duyvil Playground

 

 

 

Cutting the ribbon on the upgraded Spuyten Duyvil Playground. Image credit: Daniel Avila/NYC Parks

Just in time for Labor Day Weekend, NYC Parks Bronx Borough Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa today joined New York City Council Member Andrew Cohen, New York State Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz, and Bronx Community Board 8 Parks Chair Rosemary Ginty to cut the ribbon on the new upgrades to Spuyten Duyvil Playground in the Bronx.

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Public Art Fund to unveil Sam Moyer: Doors for Doris ~ September 16th

 

 

 

Concept rendering of Sam Moyer: Doors for Doris on view starting September 16, 2020 at Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park. Image courtesy Sam Moyer Studio and Sean Kelly, New York

Artist, Sam Moyer created a new site specific installation for the Public Art Fund at the entrance to Central Park on the Doris C. Freedman Plaza. The enormous three-part sculpture creates a gateway that poetically bridges the architecture of the city and the natural landscape of the park.

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Art Installations, Exhibits & Online Viewing in NYC to Add to Your List in September, 2020

 

 

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration, opening at MoMA PS1 on September 17th

Stepping out of a muggy, hot summer, our City takes a giant step opening more businesses, museums and other entertainment venues, learning new phrases like timed-entry & physical-distancing, and considering face masks as necessary as our cell phones. Here are a few suggestions, new and still on view, in September.

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MoMA PS1 Reopens with ‘Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration

 

 

 

Image via Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1 will open its doors to the timely exhibition, Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration, highlighting more than thirty-five artists reflecting on the growing COVID-19 crises in U.S. prisons.

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