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.”
Wayne White: I Took The Machine Apart But Could Not Put It Back Together will open on February 8th at Joshua Liner 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.
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.
GothamToGo ~ Things to Do….Places to See from January 16-31
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.
Wallach Art Gallery is presenting the first major exhibition devoted to Arthur Mitchell, in celebration of his life and accomplishments. Opening ~ January 12th.
“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.”
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
GothamToGo ~ Places to Go…..Things to See from January 1-15
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.
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
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.
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.
Save the Date, December 4th, for the 109th Annual Thumb-Box Exhibition and Sale at The Salmagundi Club in Greenwich Village.
Kenny Scharf: Inner and Outer Space on view at Deitch Project Soho.
Misha Kahn: Midden Heap is a fantastical recreation and reassemble of the artist’s finds while scavenging the trash mounds in Dead Horse Bay, the Rockaway.
The exhibition WOTY 1.2: New Work by T. Eliott Mansa at Hunter East Harlem Gallery, will feature new paintings and relief sculptures. Save the Date, November 30th for a panel discussion.
New York City, Art in the Parks: Active Open Space has a colorful new installation at Howard Bennett Playground in Harlem.
Pace Gallery presents Richard Avedon: Nothing Personal, photographs and archival materials drawn from Avedon’s 1964 collaboration with James Baldwin.
Ode to the Sea: Art from Guantanamo, on view at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, is under threat of being seized by the Department of Defense. About the artwork, and petition here. Read op-ed in the New York Times by the exhibits curator, Erin Thompson And op-ed by the New York Times Editorial Board on December 3rd.
Burning in Water is pleased to present Wake Up in Glory, a solo exhibition of prints and sculptures by the esteemed Elizabeth Catlett. Continue reading “Elizabeth Catlett: Wake Up in Glory at Burning in Water”
Dimension of Three, an exhibition featuring contemporary artists, Martin Gremse~Reinoud Oudshoorn~Crystal Wagner will open on November 30th at Allouche Gallery.
Oh how we enjoyed Emmanuel Fremin Gallery’s The Fancy Animal Carnival by the artist Hung Yi, installed all along the Broadway Mall last year in the Garment District. This month, the Gallery will open its doors to Concrete Jungle, a joint exhibition with artists Hung Yi and photographer, Young Sam Kim.
Not of This Island will open at Galleries at The Interchurch Center today, featuring four very special artists ~ TAFA, Hrvoje Slovenc, Ezequiel Taveras and Ismael Checo.
Opening this week at The Whitney Museum of American Art, a comprehensive look at the whimsical work of Los Angeles-based artist, Laura Owens, featuring approximately 60 paintings from the mid-1990s to today.
Brooklyn-based photographer, Steven Laxton has partnered with The LGBT Community Center and Immigration Equality (the nation’s leading LGBTQ immigrant rights organization) on a photography and essay exhibit entitled Free to Be Me at The Center, opening on Tuesday, November 14.
On the heals of the inaugural group exhibition, all in One, at Kate Oh Gallery, the artist Virginia Wagner is set to open a solo exhibit on November 9th.
GothamToGo ~ Places to Go…..Things to See from November 1-15
Save the Date for November 9th when one of our favorite artists, Tomo Mori will present her solo exhibit, Search for Warmth: Works by Tomo Mori at The Yard, City Hall Park.
The exhibit Geta Brătescu: The Leaps of Aesop will open at Hauser & Wirth on November 13th.
Allouche Gallery has opened its doors to an exhibit featuring the works of 29 contemporary national and international artists centered around one theme ~ Stand Still. In this exhibit, entitled STAND STILL: A Still Life Show, each artist approaches this theme in their own unique way. “staying true to their respective signature styles,” some with classical definition, and others far from traditional still-life genre, and as wide and diverse a variety of mediums.
Having spent several years in California in the 1960s, I couldn’t resist…..Gary Panter ‘HIPPIE TRIP’ on view at Marlborough Contemporary to November 11.
The internationally acclaimed French photographer, Jean-François Rauzier opens the exhibition Jean-François Rauzier: Hyperphotos at Waterhouse & Dodd New York (pop-up location) this week, with his artistic exploration of landscape and architecture in iconic Cities, including our own. Taking place at the tale end of Archtober, the exhibit debuts a selection of new works just completed in Cuba, images of New York City, Chicago, and various spectacular locations in France, to name a few.
The Los Angeles-based sculpture artist Ry Rocklen, known to create around the themes of health and spirituality, presents new work with the exhibit ‘Food Group‘ ~ his first exhibition with Team Gallery.
Gitler & __ will open its doors to a solo exhibition from painter and mixed-media artist Kristian Glynn, entitled Garbage Bouquet on October 26th.
The exhibition ‘A Working Model of the World’ opened today at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center of The New School.