The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 on View at New York Historical Society

 

 

All images via New York Historical Society

In a new exhibition, the New York Historical Society takes a deep-dive into the causes, progression, and consequences of the Vietnam War. Currently on view, The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 displays more than 300 artifacts, photographs, artworks, documents, films, and interactive digital media from a time in American history that transformed society.

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Toyin Ojih Odutola: To Wander Determined at The Whitney Museum of American Art

 

 

Toyin Ojih Odutola (b. 1985), Pregnant, 2017. Charcoal, pastel and pencil on paper, 74 1/2 × 42 in. (189.2 × 106.7 cm) ©Toyin Ojih Odutola. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

For her first solo museum exhibitionin New York, Toyin Ojih Odutola presents an interconnected series of fictional portraits, chronicling the lives of two aristocratic Nigerian families opening at The Whitney Museum on October 20th.

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Get Ready! for the Opening Night Party ~ Miyazaki Art Show

 

 

 

All images courtesy of Spoke Art

Opening Night for Miyazaki Art Show is this Friday!  Costumes encouraged.

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Future Culture: Connecting People & Place on Staten Island’s North Shore

 

 

The Design Trust for Public Space and Staten Island Arts are showcasing the “cool cultural world of the North Shore” of Staten Island with the exhibit, Future Culture: Connecting People and Place on State Island’s North Shore.

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Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

 

 

Three Sailors at Father Duffy Monument, Duffy Square, Manhattan, October 12, 1941, Rodney McCay Morgan/NYC Parks Photo Archive

The exhibit, Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City Parks with 94 vintage and contemporary photographs, original renderings and objects.

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GothamToGo ~ 24 Places to go….Things to see from September 18 – 30

 

 

GothamToGo from September 18 – 31 + a few that you may have missed

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Materials for the Arts Presents ~ Contemporary Reuse

 

 

Image via MFTA Gallery Website – September 21st

Materials for the Arts Presents ~ Contemporary Reuse

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James Rieck “Rapture” at Lyons Wier Gallery

 

 

James Rieck ‘Freedom with Flair’ Image via Lyons Wier Gallery.  October 5 to November 4, 2017

The  Pittsburgh-born, Baltimore-based artist, James Rieck, is returning to the Lyons Wier Gallery with his solo exhibit, Rapture.

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Tyrone Mitchell: Dreams, Discourse & Speculation. A Selection of Works at Atelier212 Gallery in Brooklyn

 

 

Image via Tyrone Mitchell, Sculptor on Facebook

“Tyrone Mitchell: Dreams, Discourse & Speculation. A Selection of Works” at Atelier212 Gallery, Brooklyn for a limited engagement

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“All in One” Coming to Kate Oh Gallery

 

 

Pema Renzin, Blue Bubble. Image via kateohgallery.com. Group Exhibition ‘All in One’ October 5 to November 4, 2017

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Save the Dates ~ GothamToGo from September 5-17

 

Artist Carl Karen Bain at Spence Gallery. Image via Spencegallery.com

Save the Dates for 26 Exhibits & Installation the Week of September 5 – 17

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Love, Loss and Longing: BD White Opening at Castle Fitzjohns

 

 

BD White, ‘Love, Loss and Longing’ Image via castlefitzjohns.com   September 7 to October 10, 2017

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‘Everything not saved will be lost’ ~ Jess Johnson at Jack Hanley Gallery

 

 

Jess Johnson, Milxyz Wae, 2017. Image via jessjohnson.org    September 7 to October 8, 2017

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Peter Saul ‘Fake News’ Opening at Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea

 

 

Peter Saul, Quack-Quack, Trump. Image via maryboonegallery.com  September 9 to October 28, 2017

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An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections From The Whitney’s Collection, 1940-2017

 

 

Carol Summers (1925-2016), Kill for Peace, 1967, from ARTISTS AND WRITERS PROTEST AGAINST THE WAR IN VIET NAM, 1967. Screenprint and photo-screenprint with punctures on board, 23 3/8 × 19 1/4 in. (59.4 × 48.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Print Committee 2006.50.14 © Alexander Ethan Summers

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John Giorno ~ Perfect Flowers ~ at Elizabeth Dee Gallery

 

John Giorno: Perfect Flowers opening at Elizabeth Dee Gallery

September 19 to November 4, 2017

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Emmanuel Fremin Gallery Presents ~ Drew Tal: East of the Sun

 

 

 

All Images courtesy of Emmanuel Fremin Gallery

September 21 to November 4, 2017

No.3 Live Events Presents The No.3 Lounge at Emmanuel Fremin Gallery on Thursday, September 28th, 6-9pm. RSVP at contact@number3mag.com

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Allouche Gallery Present ‘Paul Insect ~ Reflective Minds

 

 

Artist, Paul Insect.  All image courtesy of Allouche Gallery

Allouche Gallery will open its doors to the new exhibit, Paul Insect: Reflective Minds.

September 7 to October 8, 2017

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Borinquen Gallo: Like a Jungle Orchid for a Lovestruck Bee at Burning in Water

 

 

All images via Burning in Water

Borinquen Gallo: Like a Jungle Orchid for a Lovestruck Bee will open at Burning in Water, with an Opening Reception on September 7 from 6:00-9:00pm.  The exhibit is a colorful and creative re-use of a mix of street materials like yellow and red caution tape, blue tarps, garbage bags and even hub caps, to name a few.

September 7 to November 18, 2017

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Quin Arts at The Quin Hotel on 57th Street

 

 



The Quin lobby 15-foot Video Wall, featuring interactive compositions created by Artists-in-Residence + other creative partners

Have you walked through the lobby of The Quin this month?  In addition to the hotel’s permanent collection, distributed throughout, the lobby and drawing room are  exhibiting  Soren Solkaer: Heart Beat City  which runs from top to bottom, enveloping the large, comfortable space in color. The Danish photographer, Solkaer, who is known for his distinctive portraits of musicians, currently has two seperate exhibits at The Quin.  In addition to Soren Solkaer: Heart Beat City, the exhibit SURFACE, taken from his fine art photography book by the same name, is also on view.  Below are a few photos of Quin Arts current exhibits, and several other pieces done by Artists-in-Residence, now part of a permanent collection.  I do believe we caught the curator, DK Johnston, on the couch to the right.

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Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980 at The Met Breuer

 

 

Image: Anna Maria Maiolino, In-Out (Antropofagia) [In-Out (Antropophagy)], from Fotopoemação [Photopoemaction] series, 1973/74. Black and white analog photograph (Photo: Max Nauenberg). Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth © Anna Maria Maiolino
Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980 is just what the doctor ordered for September at Met Breuer, and is as pertinent in today’s climate of turmoil as it was in the years covered by this exhibit.  Delirious will include about 100 works of art by 62 diverse artists, that will take the viewer in four directions  ~  Vertigo, Excess, Nonsense, and Twisted, exploring the depths of imagination of both the artist and viewer.

September 13 to January 14, 2018

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Jason Lazarus: A Century of DISSENT! at Hunter East Harlem Gallery

Image via Hunter East Harlem Gallery. Installation photo by Johnna Arnold

On View to September 1, 2017

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National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic at The Salmagundi Club

Artist Steve Wilda, “The Chosen One” acrylic painting, 2016

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Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno Opening Reception June 21st

 

A city-wide exhibition entitled Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno will celebrate the extraordinary life and work of the poet, artist and activist, John Giorno in thirteen locations, featuring films, drawings, archival presentations, paintings, and sound installations in a retrospective of Giorno’s work, as well as work inspired by him.

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“Betty Blayton” Curated by Souleo at Elizabeth Dee Gallery as Part of ‘Uptown’

Image: Founding members and staff of the Studio Museum in Harlem, including Betty Blayton, second from the right (courtesy of the Studio Museum in Harlem

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Graffiti in the Sky at New Home of Spotify, 4 World Trade Center

 

 

 

“Optimistic Rebel” by artist, BoogieREZ

July 12, 2017, Spotify exercised an option to lease another 100,000 square feet at 4 World Trade Center, adding to the originally signed lease for the 378,000 square feet in February that includes the Graffiti in the Sky art installation curated by World Trade Gallery.  Spotify will occupy the 62nd through 72nd floors.

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Turn the Line, Literary Sculptures, Opening at Allouche Gallery Next Week

July 10, 2016, New York Times newspaper, acrylic ink on wood framed in mesquite

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Martha Cooper at Steven Kasher Gallery

Freshly Painted Wild Style Wall in Riverside Park, NYC, 1983, Martha Cooper. Image via Steven Kasher Gallery

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Concrete Jungle Jungle Love at Lever House

 

 

 

Watermelon + Toothbrush + Aquafresh, acrylic and spray paint on canvas. Notice the concrete block plant installation in the left part of the image

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