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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The Studio Museum in Harlem announces inHarlem Spring/Summer 2018 Exhibitions

 

 

 

Continuing with The Studio Museum in Harlem ~ outside the walls, inHarlem announced its next two projects in and around the community, in collaboration with Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

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Adam Pendleton at Lever House, Park Avenue

 

 

 

Lever House presents ~ Adam Pendleton: what a day was this, works grouped together from his OK DADA OK BLACK DADA OK and System of Display series, along with two multi-paneled silkscreen ink on Mylar works.

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Marching On: The Politics of Performance at Storefront for Art and Architecture

 

 

 

 

“Marching On: The Politics of Performance” by Bryony Roberts, Mabel O. Wilson, and the Marching Cobras of New York. Commissioned by Storefront for Art and Architecture, 2017. Image by Bryony Roberts.

The exhibition, Marching On: The Politics of Performance at Storefront for Art and Architecture explores the legacy of marching and organized forms of performance within the African-American community, as “agents of cultural and political expression, celebrating collective identities and asserting rights to public space and visibility.”

Marching On: The Politics of Performance – Final performance on Saturday, June 9th from 5-6:30pm at Storefront for Art and Architecture, 97 Kenmare Street.

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Harlem Perspectives ~ Faction Art Projects @ Gallery 8 in Harlem

 

 

Renee Cox, The Signing, 2017. Image via Faction Art Projects

Faction Art Projects, the British-based gallery that opened its doors in a 4,000 square-foot space in the historic Strivers Row area of Harlem, presents the exhibit ‘Harlem Perspectives.’

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Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect at Bronx Museum

 

 

Installation View, Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect, 2017. Photo credit Stefan Hagan via Bronx Museum

Over 100 artworks, including rarely seen materials, are on view at The Bronx Museum of the Arts in the exhibit, Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect.

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New Work @ Gavin Brown’s enterprise ~ Harlem

 

Objects as Friends ~ Artists, Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys at Gavin Brown’s enterprise

After an installation of Elizabeth Peyton drawings in a room at the Hotel Chelsea in 1993, Gavin Brown’s enterprise opened on Broome Street in 1994.  Many years, and several moves later, Gavin Brown’s enterprise opened its doors in a historic former brewery building in Harlem, with three floors of exhibition space.  Below, three new exhibits opened on March 4.

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QUEENIE: Selected artworks by female artists from El Museo del Barrio’s collection

 

 

Sculpture by Alessandra Exposito. Image via Hunter East Harlem Gallery

QUEENIE ~ Selected artworks by female artists from El Museo del Barrio’s collection opened on March 21st at Hunter East Harlem Gallery.

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ECLIPSE: Out From The Shadows @ Allouche Gallery

 

 

As the moon passed in front of the sun, creating a black orb for all who watched, artist Jessica Lichtenstein layed down a parallel from folklore, with the moon (as feminine), obstructing the sun (masculine)  ~  simulating a women’s movement.  And so began a new body of work entitled, ECLIPSE: Out From The Shadows, on view at Allouche Gallery.

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Disillusionment: Perspectives Beyond at Taller Boricua Gallery, East Harlem

 

 



Moving into Women’s History Month, Taller Boricua Gallery invited 25 women artists to create art about present conditions of ‘Disillusionment.’  “Addressing issues of deception, falseness, unfaithfulness, betrayal and treachery ~ with reference to wearing, inhabiting, being veiled, clothed, draped, revealed, exposed or wrapped in disillusion” and they created the exhibit, Disillusionment: Perspectives Beyond.

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GothamToGo ~ Things to Do…..Places to Go, March 1-15

Walter Scott’s Three Dancing Maidens sculpture, Central Park Conservatory Garden, Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street

GothamToGo ~ Things to Do….Places to Go from March 1st – 15th!  This is where we’ll be over the next two weeks.

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Marna Chester: Chambers at Gitler &___ a One-Week Special Event

 

 

Untethered, 2018

I love Marna Chester.  There ~ I’ve said it.  Her intricate, sumptuous, delicate paper installations have been seen everywhere ~ from the windows at Bergdorf’s to the New York Audubon Society’s house on governors Island. For one-week, the exhibit Marna Chester: Chambers will be on view at Gitler & ___ in Hamilton Heights.

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Valkyrie Ink by Reka Nyari at Emmanuel Fremin Gallery

 

 

“Not of this World” artist, Reka Nyari. Image courtesy Emmanuel Fremin Gallery

Reka Nyari continues her erotically charged, large-scale grisaille photographs with a new exhibition, Valkyrie Ink, at Emmanuel Fremin Gallery.

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SHELTER 2018 EXHIBITION

 

Image via nawa.org

“What do YOU need SHELTER from? What do WE need SHELTER from? What does the WORLD need SHELTER from?”   Harlem School of the Arts, Art & Design Department (HSA) + The National Association of Women Artists (NAWA) present ~ SHELTER 2018 EXHIBITION.

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‘Reflection’ @ Kate Oh Gallery

 

 

Artist Brigitte Yoshiko Pruchnow. Image courtesy Kate Oh Gallery

The two-person exhibit, Reflection, featuring the works of Joness Jones and Brigitte Yoshiko Pruchnow, will open at Kate Oh Gallery this week.

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