Odyssey: Jack Whitten at MET Breuer

 

 

Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture 1963-2017, now on view at MET Breuer, is an exhibition of Whitten’s sculptures, first created in New York and later at his summer home on Crete. Included in the exhibition are forty sculptures and eighteen of the artist’s lusciously layered paintings.

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American Society of Botanical Artists at Wave Hill for Annual Exhibition

 

 

Lucy Martin, Valley Oak with Oak Galls and Lichen, Quercus lobata; Oak galls generated by wasps of the Cynipidae family; Teloschistes chrysophthalmus, Evernia prunastri, Usnea sp., Xanthoria parietina, Flavopunctelia flaventior, Flavoparmelia caperata, gouache on paper, 23 x 17 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Image via Wave Hill.

Wave Hill, in partnership with the American Society of Botanical Artists, are collaboratively celebrating the tradition and contemporary practice of botanical art with the 21st Annual International exhibition ~ and what a beautiful time of year to visit Wave Hill.

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The Garment District Alliance Unveils ‘Art Elevated: Look Up’!

 

 

Art Elevated three Grand Prize Winners!

The Garment District Alliance in partnership with Orangenius will have New Yorkers looking up for their new exhibition entitled Art Elevated, an aerial display of the works of artists from around the world, located high up on banners throughout the Garment District.

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The Brant Foundation to Open Art Gallery in the East Village

 

 

Image via brantfoundation.org

The Brant Foundation will open its new East Village Gallery doors in March 2019 in what was the home/studio of the late artist, Walter De Maria, who passed away in 2013.  Inaugural exhibition ~ works by Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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Subculture: Microbial Metrics and the Multi-Species City at Storefront for Art & Architecture

 

 

Subculture: Microbial Metrics and the Multi-Species City. Kevin Slavin, Elizabeth Hénaff, and The Living / David Benjamin with Evan Eisman Company. Commissioned by Storefront for Art and Architecture, 2018.

On Tuesday, September 18th at 7 pm, Storefront for Art and Architecture opens its doors to the exhibition, Subculture: Microbial Metrics and the Multi-Species City by Kevin Slavin, Elizabeth Hénaff, and The Living / David Benjamin in collaboration with Evan Eisman Company.

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Paper Trail ~ a Group Show ~ Opens at Allouche Gallery

 

 

Sebastian Wahl, Mandala His 2005.  All images courtesy of Allouche Gallery

Allouche Gallery explores the use of paper in a new group exhibition entitled, Paper Trail. From drawings and paintings to sculptures and collages, the artists employ unique methods of layering, space, and emphasis.

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Simone Leigh ~ a Solo Exhibition at Luhring Augustine

 

 

 

Simone Leigh, 100 (Face Jug Series), 2018; Salt-fired stoneware; 27 1/2 x 16 x 16 inches; (69.8 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm)  © Simone Leigh; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.

Luhring Augustine will open its doors to the solo exhibition of recent works by Simone Leigh.

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Ray Turner: Half Naked ~ Fall Exhibition at JoAnne Artman Gallery NYC

 

 

Ray Turner, ‘Mary, Gillette, Catherine (Triptych); oil on canvas; 50 x 40 inches, each. Image courtesy JoAnne Artman Gallery New York

JoAnne Artman Gallery New York is pleased to open its doors to the Fall exhibition, Half Naked, a showing of Ray Turner’s most recent paintings and prints focused on exploring the dichotomies behind the idiom “half-naked” that powerfully echoes our own discomfort when confronted with the illusions of safety behind all social constructs through the viscerally of the painting medium.

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Mother, Bethel, Harlem, USA to open at Hunter East Harlem Gallery

 

 

Thomas Allen Harris: Mother Bethel Harlem USA

Mother, Bethel, Harlem, USA is a collaboration between artist and filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris and students from Hunter College’s IMA MFA program, centered around Harris’s interdisciplinary project, Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR).

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Visual Language to open at Faction Art Projects ~ Harlem

 

 

Umar Rashid, In Klingon, 2017. Image courtesy Faction Art Projects

Faction Art Projects returns this Fall in a collaboration with the East Los Angeles Gallery, Subliminal Projects, in a bi-coastal exhibition entitled Visual Language. This group exhibition examines the integration of word and images in art and Western Culture, bringing together a broad spectrum of alternative strategies for expressing contemporary everyday experiences.

The exhibition will run simultaneously at both galleries. In each gallery the artworks will work in parallel or collaboratively, while others will juxtapose and subvert ~ offering a strong critical frame through which to view contemporary culture in this period of “fake news” and “alternative facts.”

The exhibition brings together a wide-range of artists, each taking their own road in expressing experiences, transferred onto canvas. Below are some of the artists and artworks that will be on view.

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Artist, Peter Halley Arriving at Lever House ~ Park Avenue

 

 

Image via PeterHalley.com ~ 2016 The Schirn Ring, Schrin Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

With the Adam Pendleton exhibit coming to an end at Lever House on August 28, 2018, we look forward to September, and the installation of the American artist, Peter Halley on two floors of this iconic building.

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Lygia Pape Exhibition to Open at Hauser & Wirth New York

 

 

 

PAPE 86274-hires-4.jpg Red and Black Amazonino (Amazonino Vermelho e Preto) 1990Automotive paint on iron 320 x 280.5 x 91.4 cm / 126 x 110 3/8 x 36 in Image courtesy Hauser & Wirth

Lygia Pape is one of the most significant Brazilian artists of her generation, having worked in a wide-range of media including sculpture, drawing, engraving, filmmaking and installation. Her work will be on view throughout three-floors of Hauser & Wirth New York’s 69th Street gallery this September.

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The Pastel Society of America’s 46th Annual Exhibition ~ September 4th

 

 

2017 Lila Gold Memorial Award ~ donated by Duane Wakeham & Richard Sutherland.  Self Portrait – Drawing in Subway, Pastel on paper, 30 x 30 in.
by Daniel E. Greene PSA-MP, HFH

The Pastel Society of America’s 46th Annual Exhibition entitled, Enduring Brilliance! will be held at The National Arts Club in Gramercy Park in September.

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North of History Presents Francie Bishop Good’s Exhibition ~ Comus

 

 

Artist Francie Bishop Good’s exhibition ‘Comus’ at North of History

Next up at North of History, the artist Francie Bishop Good with her solo exhibition entitled Comus.

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White | Black @ Acquavella Galleries

 

 

Keith Haring, Untitled, 1982. Black ink on paper. 2018 The Keith Haring Foundation

Acquavella Galleries opened its doors to the group exhibit, White | Black in two main gallery rooms on the parlor level of the Upper East Side gallery.

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Neorealismo: Nuova Fotografia Italiana ~ A Group Exhibition of Vintage Photographs at Keith de Lellis Gallery

 

 

Keith de Lellis Gallery
Nino Migliori, Gente dell’Emilia, 1959

Neorealismo: Nuova Fotografia Italiana, A group Exhibition of Vintage Photographs will open at Keith de Lellis Gallery in September.

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NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960 at Grey Art Gallery/NYU

 

 

Piergiorgio Branzi, Piazza Grande in Burano, Venice, 1957 © Piergiorgio Branzi

Grey Art Gallery/NYU will open its doors to an exhibition portraying life in Italy through the lens of photographers before, during and after World War II in NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932-1960.

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KFAA International Art Exchange Exhibit ~ Kate Oh Gallery

 

 

Artist June Lee. Image courtesy Kate Oh Gallery

Korean Fine Arts Association (KFAA) ~ International Art Exchange Exhibition opening at Kate Oh Gallery NYC.

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Celebrating Andy Warhol at 90!

 

 

Andy Warhol, Andy Warhol, Martha Graham and a birthday cake, 1981
The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
2001.2.829

Whenever I see Andy Warhol’s work, I never imagine he was born in 1928.  But the truth is that on Monday, August 6th, we celebrate what would have been Andy Warhol’s 90th Birthday.

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Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care at Museum of Arts and Design

 

 

Installation view of Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care
Photo by Jenna Bascom. Courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design

Positioning photographic documentation, radio broadcasts, ephemera, data, and an installation generated by the project, AMBOS, as well as seven other projects from Aguiñiga’s ongoing design and artistic practice, Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care at MAD demonstrates the link that the artist is forging between design thinking and community work. “Design thinking,” which refers to the creative strategies for problem solving, is situated here as something inherent to craft—a vehicle utilized by Aguiñiga for self-care and community building.  And the work the artist has been doing near the Tijuana border crossing is timely, indeed.

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‘Laugh Back’ ~ a Group Exhibition at Smack Mellon

 

 

Laugh Back from L-R: Natalie Baxter, Severed and Growing, 2017; Andrea Stanislav, L.O.T.R.F.M. (Last of the Real Fucking Men), 2016; Dynasty Handbag, FASCIST DICTATORSHIP MAKEUP TUTORIAL, 2016; Rachel Mason, FutureClown’s Inaugural Address, 2016. Image courtesy of Smack Mellon. Photo credit: Etienne Frossard

How ’bout a little laughter to threaten authority. Smack Mellon probes the transgressive potential this might have in our increasingly tense political landscape in the group exhibition, Laugh Back.

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‘Black Art is Now Many Treasures’ Opens at Essie Green Galleries

 

 

Essie Green Galleries will open its doors on July 21st to the new exhibition, ‘Black Art is Now Many Treasures.’  Some of the work on view, taken from the gallery’s vast collection, will be by renowned artists, Charles Ethan Porter, John Wesley Hardrick, Norman Lewis, Charles Alston, and Romare Bearden.

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‘Just One Inch of Water’ on view at The United Nations

 

 

Just One Inch of Water

Did you know that drowning claims the lives of 360,000 people worldwide each year. This month, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), with support of the United Nations Group of Friends on Drowning Prevention presents the exhibit Just One Inch of Water in the main lobby of the United Nations.

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‘Feminine Constructs’ opens at North of History

 

 

Artist, Lizzy Lunday

Feminine Constructs, works by Lizzy Lunday and Maura Martin depict female identity and sexuality in America in a new exhibit opening on June 28th at North of History.

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~ JR ~ Horizontal ~ a Solo Exhibition at Perrotin NYC

 

 

 

JR
JR ~ Perrotin NYC on Orchid Street

The renowned French artist JR, who has captured the faces of immigrants so vividly throughout the world, couldn’t be having a solo exhibition in NYC at a better time ~ with hundreds of immigrant children, taken from their parents at our borders, arriving in East Harlem this month.  This week, Perrotin NYC presents the exhibition ~ JR.

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Rockaway! 2018: Narcissus Garden by Yayoi Kusama

 

 

 

Gateway National Recreation Area at Fort Tilden, T9 building. Site of Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden for Rockaway! 2018. Image courtesy MoMA PS1. Photo: Pablo Enriquez. Image courtesy MoMA.

MoMA PS1 presents a site-specific installation by Yayoi Kusama entitled ‘Narcissus Garden,‘ as the third iteration of Rockaway!, a free public art festival with Rockaway Artists Alliance, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, National Park Service, and Bloomberg  Philanthropies.

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Final Project Exhibition 2018 ~ Art Students League

 

 

Art Students League
Images courtesy of the Gallery

The Art Students League of New York will exhibit works by recent graduates and alumni in a new exhibition entitled ‘Final Project Exhibition 2018.’  The group exhibition will include painting, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media.

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Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat extended to July 29th!

 

 

Artwork: Fight Tyranny in All Forms by Walter Robinson. Image via Howl! Happening

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

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UNCANNY: Tigran Tsitoghdzyan @ Allouche Gallery

 

 

Tigran Tsitoghdzyan, The Crowd III, 2006, Oil on 45 cardboards. Image courtesy of Allouche Gallery

Allouche Gallery opens its doors to the exhibition, UNCANNY: Tigran Tsitoghdzyan ~ new work of black & white portraits.

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Bodys Isek Kingelez: City Dreams at MoMA

 

 

 

Isek Kingelez
Bodys Isekk Kingelez: City Dreams ~Ville Fantome, 1996

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.

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On The 8th Floor in June

 

 

 

The exhibition, Sedimentations, on The 8th Floor

Now on view on 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.

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Life-Size ‘People’ Arrive at Deitch Projects in Soho

 

 

Artist, Isa Genzken, Untitled, 2018. Mannequin, clothing, bicycle, and spray paint. 

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.

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Ride for Mongolia @ Made Hotel NYC

 

 

 

Ride to Mongolia
Ride to Mongolia on view at the Made Hotel NYC

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.

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‘Endless Summer’ coming to Joanne Artman Gallery

 

 

Endless Summer Danny Galieote
Artist, Danny Galieote, “Summertime Bliss Triptych”  for ‘Endless Summer’. Image courtesy of Joanne Artman Gallery

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.

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Faction Art Projects Harlem presents ‘Others’

 

 

Artist, Andrew Mania, ‘Donald’ Image via factionartprojects.com

Faction Art Projects Harlem will explore complex masculine identities, challenging historical depictions, with three artists using differing styles, in a new exhibit entitled ‘Others.’

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Lou Ros Featuring Valentin van der Meulen @ Allouche Gallery

 

 

Allouche Gallery
Lou Ros ~ Image courtesy Allouche Gallery

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.

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‘Nexus’ Opens at Kate Oh Gallery

 

 

Kate Oh Gallery opens its door to the exhibit, Nexus, new prints by Ali Norman, Keigo Takahashi, and Kristine Virsis, curated by Contemporary Tibetan Artist, Pena Renzin.

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Unusual and Exigent ~ a Look-Back Ten Years

 

 

Nelson Saiers, City Wide Blackout

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.

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East Village Art View ~ Reception on Wednesday, May 16th

 

 

James R. Stover “No justice, no peace” 2018

Art Collection NYC presents East Village Art View ~ selected artworks in mixed-media from artists working in and around New York City.

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Brooklyn Watercolor Society at Rockaway Artist Alliance in Fort Tilden in ~ WaterColor

 

 

 

Image via bws.org

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.

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I met God and She is….

 

 

Show curator, Joakim von Ditmar and Destinee Ross. Image of Opening Reception courtesy of the curator

…..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.”

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1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project ~ an Arsenal Gallery Exhibition

 

 

Image courtesy NYC Parks Department/New York Times Photo Project. Photo credit Photographer unidentified, Fiesta Folklorica, Bethesda Fountain, Central Park, 1978, NYC Parks

Do you remember NYC in 1978?  The Arsenal Gallery will take you there in the new exhibition, 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project, opening on Wednesday, May 2nd.

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A Luta Continua. The Sylvio Perlstein Collection @ Hauser & Wirth New York

 

 

The Elusive (L’Introuvable) — Marcel Mariën, 1937
Glass and Bakelite
17 x 28 x 18 cm / 6 3/4 x 11 x 7 1/8 in. © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SABAM, Brussels

A Luta Continua. The Sylvio Perlstein Collection will open on April 26th. The exhibition ‘traces the course of twentieth-century art from Dada and Surealism to Abstration, Land Art, Conceptural Art, Minimal Art, Pop Art, Op Art, Arte Povera, Nouveau Réalisme, and Contemporary Art,’ with more than 360 works by 250 artists. Prepare to be overwhelmed.

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Wish You Were Here! CCNY Postcards from the Past

 

 

 

cony

The City College Archives at The City College of New York will put on exhibit more than 120 historic postcards collected by Dalton Whiteside, a CCNY architectural student, with the exhibit ‘Wish You Were Here! CCNY Postcards from the Past.’

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‘A Spring Survey’ opens at Essie Green Galleries ~ Sugar Hill

 

 

Romare Beraden, Saturday’s Market, 1987. Image via Essie Green Galleries

Spring is in the air, and the Essie Green Galleries just announced the opening date for ‘A Spring Survey.

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Stephen Posen ~ Threads: Paintings from the 1960s and 70s at Vito Schnabel Projects NYC

 

 

 

Vito Schnabel Projects
Stephen Posen Threads: Paintings from the 1960s and 70s courtesy of Vito Schnabel Projects

Threads: Paintings from the 1960s and 70s features a selection of the work of artist, Stephen Posen, never before publicly shown. This exhibition, presented by Vito Schnabel Projects, is the first significant presentation to revisit Posen’s “breakthrough shaped canvases and related paintings since his debut” at SoHo gallery OK Harris, and Robert Miller, nearly five decades ago.

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Anthony Lister: The Art of Fact opening at Allouche Gallery

 

 

 

Anthony Lister, The Abstract Expressionist Seance, 2018

The contemporary, Australian-born painter and installation artist, Anthony Lister, turns the word ‘art’ into the ‘fact’ in a new exhibition, The Art of Fact, at Allouche Gallery.

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‘Adventurous Colors’ on View at Historic Kaufman Arcade

 

 

 

The Historic Kaufman Arcade, 132 West 36th Street

The Garment District Alliance unveiled the art exhibit, Adventurous Colors by the artist, Cecile Brunswick, on the polished marble walls of the historic Kaufman Arcade this month.

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Arts Brookfield brings Human Nature to the Grace Building

 

 

 

W.R. Grace Bldg – Human Nature April 2018

Arts Brookfield unveiled a new exhibition at the Grace Building this week. The installation, Human Nature, is a group show with 8 artists presenting 7 pieces inspired by ~ nature.

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‘Around Us’ Opens at Kate Oh Gallery

 

 

Around Us, a group exhibition to open at Kate Oh Gallery on April 4th.  Curated by contemporary Tibetan artist, Pema Rinzin, the exhibition will feature the works of 26 artists.

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