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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Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II at ICP

 

 

 

A dear woman, a friend, recently passed away.  In her 90s, she was an inspiration to all who knew her ~ looking quite dapper, out doing errands every day, no matter the weather, and with a memory rivaling all those still in mid-life.  It was at her 49 Day Funeral Ceremony at The New York Buddhist Church, that we learned how, in the 1940s, she and her husband fled to New York, to avoid being sent to internment camps, along with so many other Japanese-Americans ~ even though they were in the United States Quite legally.

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2018 Women’s March NYC

 

 

The Women’s March is back this year in full-force, with more than 200,000 protesters here in NYC according to Mayor de Blasio’s office, coming from not only all boroughs, but all over the tri-state area, streaming by the hundreds, then by the thousands onto Central Park West for the March down Sixth Avenue.  Similar marches ~ more than 600 of them ~  are taking place at the same time, all throughout our Country.

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You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s

 

 

Oracle/City of Los Angeles 1, no.5 (August 1967). Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature

In collaboration with Carnegie Hall’s citywide festival The 60s, the New York Public Library is launching an exploration of the most influential elements of culture from 1960-74, and how they carry forward today.

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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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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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Celebrating the Holidays with a Visit to Rolf’s German Restaurant

 

 

Every December, we kick-off our Holiday Season at one of the most festive restaurants in town ~ Welcome to Rolf’s German Restaurant in Gramercy Park.

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GothamToGo ~ Places to Go….Things to See, December 1-15

 

 

 

Holidays at Rolf’s German Restaurant in Gramercy Park 

GothamToGo ~ Places to Go….Things to See, December 1-15

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Tis’ the Season to mention Reverend Billy & the Stop Shopping Choir, Buy Nothing Day, and the show Now! Now! Now! at Joe’s Pub, to keep our Holiday’s in perspective.

We noticed that the Rev & his Choir had a busy summer, hanging out at the “public garden’ in Trump Tower practicing the art of effective protest.

Downton Abbey, The Exhibition, Arrives on 57th Street

 

 

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition has arrived in New York City, transporting viewers to Edwardian England and the beloved television show, “filled with social history, culture, and even some of the most memorable moments from the show’s six-season run.”

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Ode to the Sea: Art from Guantanamo @ John Jay College President’s Gallery

 

 

Untitled (Statue of Liberty), 2016 Muhammad Ansi

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.

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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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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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It’s Time for Archtober 2017 !

 

 

The Roy & Diana Vagelos Education Center, Columbia U Medical Center ~ design by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler. (sold out with wait list only)

It’s Time for Archtober 2017 !

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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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The Oslo Freedom Forum in New York (OFFinNY)

 

 

Image via OsloFF on Twitter

The Oslo Freedom Forum Will Take Place in New York September 19 ~ The Human Rights Foundation and Art In Protest bring Creative Dissent to Chelsea September 20-21.

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Rob Fisher Brings “City, 2017” to Park Avenue

 

 

New art installation presented by The Fund for Park Avenue is now on view. Check out Rob Fischer’s ‘City, 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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The Affordable Art Fair 2017 ~ New York

 

 

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

Above image, artist Carl Karen Bain, at Spence Gallery, Booth 1.16 at The Affordable Art Fair, September 13 – 17.  Also find this artist during Fashion Week ~ picture this image, repeated as a skirt ~ at T.N.T. concept Store, a one-day pop-up, September 13th at 385 Tompkins Avenue in Brooklyn. You can also follow the artist here.

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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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Charlie Parker Jazz Festival ~ August 23 – 27!

 

 

Anat Cohen Tentet in Marcus Garvey Park for 1st night of Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, August 25, 2017

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Galerie Richard, New York Exhibits Dionisio Gonzalez ‘Dialectical Landscape – Thinking Central Park’

 

 

Salinger’s Refuge, 2017. Image via Galerie Richard New York

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New York Talking Statues Arrive on a Cellphone Near You

 

 

Frederick Douglass at the Circle at 110th Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd., Harlem

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5X5 Participatory Provocations at AIA New York, Center for Architecture

 

 

Image via Center For Architecture Facebook Page

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Hassam’s Allied Flags and Hopper’s City Roofs Bequeathed to The Whitney

Allied Flags, Union League Club (1917), Childe Hassam

City Roofs (1932), Edward Hopper

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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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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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The Cousteau Society’s Installation, “Denise” Arrives at The Plaza in East Harlem #LaMerWaveWalk


“Denise” arrives at The Plaza at 125th Street & Park Avenue in East Harlem

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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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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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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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May in the Conservatory Garden

The Conservatory Garden, a six-acre site in Central Park, is beautiful at any time of year. But in the month of May it comes to life with Cherry Blossoms and tulips. Below are some photos showing some of the enormous volunteer effort it takes to create this garden.

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