Aura Satz: Listen, Recalibrate at Fridman Gallery

 

 

Aura Satz, Flickering Between the Bullet and the Hole, 2016. Framed lenticular prints 39.37 x 39.37 in. Image via fridmangallery.com

In her second exhibition with Fridman Gallery, Aura Satz focuses on voices of female electronic music pioneers, and on sound signals as symbols of communication and disobedience. Included are a series of drawings, two sound sculptures, and a 16mm film.

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Brooks Brothers Celebrates 200 Years in Grand Central Station

 

 

 

Brooks Brothers Celebrating 200 Years ~ exhibition in Grand Central Station

If you happen to find yourself in Grand Central Station, step into Vanderbilt Hall where you will find and exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of Brooks Brothers.

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

 

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

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

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Celebrating the 2018 Winter Olympics ~ an Exhibit of Art + Fashion at The Korean Cultural Center NYC

 

 

Images courtesy of the artist, Saneun Hwang

In celebration of the upcoming winter olympics in PyeongChang, Gallery Korea of the Korean Cultural Center New York is showcasing one hundred winter sports helmets, artistically designed by one hundred artists, and 10 works of fashion inspired by the Korean American Fashion Association, D2, in an exhibition entitled PASSION. CONNECTED. 100 x 100.

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Unlikely Historians: Materials Collected by NYPD Surveillance Teams, 1960-1975

 

 

March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom button, 1963. Image via archives.nyc

It’s no secret that the New York City Police Department conducted surveillance during the 1960s-70s.  Any and every individual or organization that challenged the administration was a focus. The surveillance records collected during that period of time are now on view, in the exhibit, Unlikely Historians: Materials Collected by NYPD Surveillance Teams, 1960-1975.

The New York City Department of Records will hold a final event on April 26th, exploring the history and continued impact of The Young Lords.

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16th Annual Holiday Train Show at Grand Central Station

 

 

Holiday Season has arrived at the New York Transit Museum in Grand Central Station. The 16th annual Holiday Train Show is now on display.

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‘Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts From the Susan Grant Lewin Collection’ at Cooper Hewitt

 

 

Image via Cooper Hewitt

Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection will open on November 17, in celebration of the recent gift from the renowned collector to Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Volez, Voguez, Voyagez: the Rich History of Louis Vuitton ~ Opened in New York City

 

 

The historic journey of the House of Louis Vuitton has arrived in New York in the form of the exhibit, Volez, Voguez, Voyagez.  Curated by Oliver Saillard, with set designs by Robert Carsen, it is divided into ten chapters – one of which is entirely devoted to the United States and New York City.

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Keith de Lellis Gallery Opens Its Doors in New Location with the Exhibit ~ Vintage Photographs of New York City Architecture by Paul J. Woolf

 

 

Paul J. Woolf, Broadway, c. 1935. Image via Keith De Lellis Gallery

Paul J. Woolf: Vintage Photographs of New York City Architecture, will be the first exhibit in a new location for the Keith de Lellis Gallery ~  41 East 57th Street, Suite 703.  The exhibit will open on October 26 and be on view to November 25, 2017.

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GothamToGo ~ Places to go….Things to see, October 16-31

 

 

Tongue Lost Tongue, 2017; mixed media (acrylic and spray paint on cardboard, wood, clay, metal, plastic, string, glass, wire), 66 cm x 51 cm x 10 cm (deep)

Places to Go & Things to See  ~  October 16 – 31

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Harlem Arts Festival Presents “Spiritual Connections” Exhibition at Harlem Properties

 

 

Image via Harlem Arts Festival (HAF)

Harlem Arts Festival has established a new partnership with Harlem Properties, utilizing its gallery space to showcase local artists and establish a creative hub for its roster of multi-disciplinary acclaimed artists.  To officially begin its partnership, Harlem Arts Festival has announced its latest exhibition entitled “Spiritual Connections”, an exhibition that will be the first in a series of exhibitions taking place throughout the year at the gallery. This collective of work explores subcultures hidden among mainstream cultural traditions through photography and art.

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Brooklyn Photographs at BRIC

 

 

Sergio Purell, courtesy of the artist and ARt3 Gallery, Brooklyn via bricartsmedia.org

Eleven photographers come together to celebrate Brooklyn from the late 1960s to present day. Walk through a childhood in Williamsburg in the 1960s, Halloween in the 1970s, and Bushwick street life in the 1980s. Turning a page, the exhibit will also address gentrifying landscapes, examining the importance of photography as documentation, and reflecting on the continuous changes in these neighborhoods.

September 7 to October 29, 2017

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The International Center of Photography Presents ~ Generation Wealth

 

 

Jackie and friends with Versace handbags at a private opening at Versace store in Beverly Hill, 2007. Photo: Lauren Greenfield. Image via ICP

Money…money…money….M O N E Y  How does it influence you?  The exhibit Generation Wealth by Lauren Greenfield examines “the pervasive influence of money, status, and celebrity in America and abroad” at the International Center of Photography.  This is the first major retrospective of Greenfield’s work, and will feature nearly 200 photographs, interviews, and documentary film footage investigating this “elusive promise of happiness.”

September 20 to January 7, 2018

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Framing Community: Magnum Photos, 1947 – Present

 

 

Werner Bischof. a Magnum Photos meeting in Paris. From L-R, Robert Papa – Maria Eisner – Alberto Mondador (Epoca) – Ernst Haas – (standing) George Rodger – Joan Bush – David Seymour – Leonard Spooner (illustrated) Werner Bischof, France, 1950. Image via magnum photos.com

Continuing the celebration of Magnum Photos 70th Anniversary, the exhibit Framing Community, Magnum Photos, 1947-Present explores the history of this iconic photo agency and its community of photographers, who, for 70 years, have had their cameras pointed at the World. Organized into four thematic sections: Longing for Community, Shifting Community, Contested Territories, and Displaced Community, the exhibition includes works by photographers Bruno Barbey, René Burri, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bruce Davidson, Bieke Depoorter, Carl de Keyzer, Paul Fusco, Jim Goldberg, Thomas Hoepker, Josef Koudelka, Susan Meiselas, Alessandra Sanguinetti, David Seymour, Alec Soth, Larry Towels, Peter van Agtmael and Alex Webb.

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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Acquires Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins’ Personal Archive

Jazz Legent, Sonny Rollins. Image courtesy of The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, with photo credit via Chuck Stewart

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The World of Radio at Cooper Hewitt

Model 66 Skyscraper Radio, 1935; Designed by Harold L. Van Doren (American, 1895-1957) and John Gordon Rideout (American, 1898-1951); Manufactured by Air-King Products Company, Inc. (Brooklyn, New York, USA); Compression-molded Plaskon, metal, glass, woven textile; 29.8 × 22.5 × 19.1 cm (11 3/4 × 8 7/8 × 7 1/2 in.); Promised gift of George R. Kravis II; Photo: Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution

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