Wish You Were Here! CCNY Postcards from the Past

 

 

 

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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.”

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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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The Salmagundi Club Celebrates 100 Years

 

 

The Salmagundi Club is celebrating 100 years, and to commemorate this milestone, the club will pay homage to the building and its membership activities with a visual tribute to Greenwich Village with the exhibit, Greenwich Village: People, Places, and Things, and the exhibit, The Salmagundi Show, both opened on Tuesday, February 20th.

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The Art of March: A Civil Rights Masterpiece

 

What better way to end Black History Month than with a deep-dive into the life of Congressman John Lewis in the exhibition, The Art of March: A Civil Rights Masterpiece at The Society of Illustrators.

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New Exhibition Reception at Tikhonova & Wintner ~ February 17th

 

Tunde Odunlade, BONE OF CONTENTION? – Beaded Batik Quilt Tapestry (2017/18)

Eye-popping Color, Luscious Textures, Afro-Cuban Drumming, and Fun, as Tikhonova & Wintner open their doors to a new exhibition, Saturday, February 17th at their gallery in Harlem.

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Studio Museum Expanding its Walls ~ inHarlem

 

 

Derrick Adams
Patrick’s Signature Look (detail), 2017
Courtesy the artists and Tilton Gallery, New York
Photo: Adam Reich

While Studio Museum in Harlem gets a whole new look, the Museum continues beyond its walls with the second year of inHarlem, including a host of Events and Exhibitions.

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Zhang Enli: The Garden at Hauser & Wirth

 

 

The Gold Arowana, 2017. Image via the artist and Hauser & Wirth

The Garden, an exhibition of new paintings by Zhang Enli is on view at Hauser & Wirth Chelsea.

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Allan Kaprow. Paintings New York @ Hauser & Wirth

 

 

Image via Hauser & Wirth

Allan Kaprow. Paintings New York brings to light the early works of the celebrated American artist. As an artist who immersed himself in the vibrant New York ‘downtown scene’ in the 1940s and 1950s, he created “a significant body of bold, expressive canvases that presaged his later experiments in space, activity, and performance.”

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Wayne White Opening @ Joshua Liner Gallery

 

 

THEY PLUNDERED OUR ART AND THEN WAITED AND WATCHED FROM THE RIDGE AS WE MADE MORE, 2017 Acrylic on vintage o set lithograph 28 x 52 inches. Image via Joshua Liner Gallery

Wayne White: I Took The Machine Apart But Could Not Put It Back Together will open on February 8th at Joshua Liner Gallery.

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Roy Lichtenstein 1961-63 at Craig F. Starr Gallery

 

The exhibit Roy Lichtenstein: 1961-63 currently on view at Craig F. Starr Gallery is an “Important subset of Lichtenstein’s work, bringing together a selection of early paintings and drawings,” and on view for just a few more days.

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The 2018 Harlem Fine Arts Show

 

 

‘Lady Woman’ by artist, Bryan Collier

The 2018 Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) will be in New York during Black History Month, on view from February 15 through February 19 at the historic Riverside Church.

Be a Volunteer & gain Free Admission to the Show.

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North of History ~ Andrew Freedman Home heads to Upper West Side

 

 

“Ravages” by Nicky Enright

Andrew Freedman Home will head to the Upper West Side, with a new art exhibition featuring artists from the AFH Collective at a new space ~ North of History.

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GothamToGo ~ Places to Go….Things to See from January 16-31

 

 

Anthony Barboza, Debbie Allen ‘Dancer’, 1977

GothamToGo  ~  Things to Do….Places to See from January 16-31

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Kate Oh Gallery Presents ~ Anima Mundi

 

Kate Oh Gallery kicks-off the New Year with the two-person exhibit, Anima Mundi by internationally renowned artists Celia Gerard and Emily Auchincloss ~ both of these artists were part of the gallery’s inaugural group show entitled, All in One, which may have been a prologue for what the gallery has lined up for this New Year.

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The Wallach Art Gallery Presents ~ Arthur Mitchell: Harlem’s Ballet Trailblazer

 

 

Arthur Mitchell, founder of Dance Theatre of Harlem + former principal dancer of the New York City Ballet. Image via 92Y

Wallach Art Gallery is presenting the first major exhibition devoted to Arthur Mitchell, in celebration of his life and accomplishments. Opening ~ January 12th.

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Brooklyn Museum to Exhibit the Maezawa $110.5 Million ‘Basquiat’

Jean Michel-Basquiat, Untitled (1982). Courtesy of Sotheby’s New York. Image via news.artnet.com

“Billionaire Japanese collector Yusaku Maezawa has revealed that the Brooklyn Museum will be the first stop on a world tour of his blockbuster Jean-Michel Basquiat painting, which he bought for $110.5 million at Sotheby’s last spring. The work will be the subject of a show titled “One Basquiat,” which will run from January 26 to March 11.”

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One Year of Resistance @ The Untitled Space in Tribeca

 

 

Image via Artsy

One Year of Resistance ~ Group Show ~ will open on January 16th at The Untitled Space, featuring the work of more than 80 contemporary artists “responding to the political climate in America since the election of President Donald Trump.”

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Derrick Adams: Sanctuary at Museum of Arts & Design

 

 

Derrick Adams. Photo by Terrence Jennings, Courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design

The Museum of Arts & Design + the artist, Derrick Adams will take a deep-dive into The Green Book, a guidebook for black Americans, published by New York postal worker Victor Hugo Green from 1936 to 1966, during the Jim Crow era in America.

Let’s take this ride.

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The Future: A Year-Long Exploration at The Rubin Museum

 

From February 23 to December 31, 2018, viewers will be invited to step into a world where past, present, and future exist all at once  ~  The Future: A Year-Long Exploration at The Rubin Museum.

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The Long Run ~ Celebrating Long + Prolific Careers @ MoMA

 

 

Installation view of The Long Run. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 11, 2017–November 4, 2018. © 2017 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Martin Seck

Artists who have created meaningful work, decade after decade, are celebrated in a year-long exhibit, The Long Run, at The Museum of Modern Art.  The exhibits 15 galleries include 130 works of art created since 1970, by artists who were no older than age 45 at the time each of these pieces were created.

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David Zwirner: 25 Years

 

Image: David Zwirner, 43 Green Street, New York, 2001 (during the exhibition Diana Thater: The sky is unfolding under you).

Celebrating 25 Years, the David Zwirner Gallery will throw open its doors on all of its galleries to present a special exhibition, highlighting the artists who have shaped the gallery’s program since its founding in 1993.

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Joshua Liner Gallery ~ Celebrating Tenth Anniversary

 

 

Tony Curanaj, Celebrate, 2017, Oil on Canvas

Joshua Liner Gallery will be kicking-off the New Year by celebrating its 10th Anniversary!  The group show, 10 Years, will feature 21 artists who have helped shape the Gallery’s “successful past, and introduces others who will help move the Gallery well into the next successful decade.”

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Emilie Stark-Menneg: The Breakers @ Allouche Gallery

 

Emilie Stark-Menneg, Barely Under, 2017

Get ready for an explosion of color and imagination, as Allouche Gallery kicks-off the New Year with the exhibit, Emilie Stark-Menneg: The Breakers.

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The Second Edition of ‘Selections’ + Lucia Hierro, ‘Mercado’ to Open at Elizabeth Dee Gallery

 

 

Ronny Quevedo, The Main Event (Nomadic Structures), 2016, Screen print and blind embossment on paper, 26 x 39 inches

Harlem & The Bronx have something to say, and will share “their unique and diverse cultural voices” in their art, generating “a robust discourse” in the second edition of ‘Selections,’ an exhibition series curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah, presented by Elizabeth Dee Gallery.

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Fragmenticos ~ Opening at Gitler & __

 

Image courtesy of Gitler & __

It’s a new year. A time to look forward, and a time to look back. Kicking-off the new year, Gitler & __ will present a solo exhibition from Colombian-born artist, Esteban Ocampo-Giraldo, entitled Fragmenticos ~ a series of small-scale paintings depicting the artist’s fragmented memories of seemingly small moments from his youth.

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GothamToGo ~ Place to Go….Things to See from January 1 – 15

 

 

Tony Curanaj, Celebrate, 2017, Oil on Canvas

GothamToGo  ~  Places to Go…..Things to See from January 1-15

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CITICIEN ~ 100 Puerto Rican Artists @ Taller Boricua Gallery in East Harlem

 

 

CITICIEN: El Barrio NYC, an exhibit featuring 100 artworks highlighting the historical and present-day impact of the Jones Act, will open at Taller Boricua Gallery on January 12, 2018.

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GothamToGo ~ Places to Go….Things to See from December 15 – 31

 

 

Red Grooms: The Strand, 2017. Image via Marlborough Gallery

Keep an eye on Events/Installations from this past two weeks. Many are still on view through the Holiday Season.

Places to Go…..Things to See from December 15 – 31

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Red Grooms: New York On My Mind @ Marlborough Gallery

 

 

Red Grooms: The Strand, 2017.  Image via Marlborough Gallery

New York on My Mind, a solo exhibition of recent works by the American artist, Red Grooms, is on view at Marlborough Gallery. The exhibition will include both works on paper and the artist’s iconic three-dimensional constructions, and a stunning, ten-foot wide image of The Strand Bookstore, acrylic and ink on epoxy, mounted on wood.

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Ashley Zelinskie: Future Works at Kate Oh Gallery

 

 

Platonic Solids, artist Ashley Zelinskie. Image courtesy of Kate Oh Gallery

The Kate Oh Gallery will end the year with a solo exhibition of artwork entitled Future Works by the Brooklyn-based conceptual-technological artist Ashley Zelinskie, with an Opening Reception on Thursday, December 14th from 6-8pm.

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The Biggest ‘Little Art” Show of the Year at The Salmagundi Club

 

 

Alan Richards, “Counter Service”, Photo Image Composite, 9×12, $400

Save the Date, December 4th, for the 109th Annual Thumb-Box Exhibition and Sale at The Salmagundi Club in Greenwich Village.

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