ARTIST SPOTLIGHT — JIM HODGES

  Jim Hodges was born in Spokane, Washington and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Fort Wright College in 1980. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, in 1986. That year he met art collector Elaine Dannheisser who let him use a studio in the [...]

NEO RAUCH: AUS DEM BODEN/From the Floor

The Drawing Center presents Neo Rauch: Aus dem Boden / From the Floor, the first exhibition entirely devoted to his drawings in the United States. Neo Rauch is one of the best-known artists from the Leipzig school in Germany. His psychologically complex paintings have been widely collected and written about for more than twenty years. Featuring [...]

NICK BRANDT

      Edwynn Houk Gallery presents This Empty World (2018), a new series by contemporary artist Nick Brandt. The artist’s first body of work in color, This Empty World is a blazoning exploration of the vulnerability of animals and humans in an era of environmental degradation. This exhibition marks the series’ U.S. debut. Brandt’s vision communicates the [...]

INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHT — Hans Op de Beeck: The Conversation

In ‘The Conversation’ Hans Op de Beeck’s 5th solo exhibition at Galerie Krinzinger, the artist brings together new sculpted characters, which evince a great sense of recognizability and everydayness in their pose and appearance. Hans Op de Beeck started to sculpt the human figure a few years ago, in addition to creating large and immersive [...]

VIETNAMESE CERAMICS — John R. Menke Collection

The history of Vietnamese ceramic traditions reflects the complex history of Vietnam itself. Early on, during a millennium of rule by China, northern Vietnamese potters learned from China’s ceramic technology even as the region incorporated aspects of Chinese culture. With the independent dynasties of Ly (1009–1225) and Tran (1225–1400), experimentation with new forms and approaches [...]

JULIA IBBINI AT JONATHAN LEVINE PROJECTS IN JERSEY CITY

Julia Ibbini is a digital and mixed media artist based in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. She is of dual-nationality (Jordanian-British) but has spent most of her life in the UAE. Her work combines contemporary digital design and traditional craftsmanship with extreme intricacy to create pieces that articulate themes of identity, place and [...]

ZOBOP (Viridescent) Permanent installation at Anton Kern Gallery

  James Lambie (born 1964 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a contemporary visual artist, and was shortlisted for the 2005 Turner Prize with an installation called Mental Oyster. Jim Lambie graduated from the Glasgow School of Art (1990-1994) with a 2:1 Honors Bachelor of Arts degree. He lives and works in Glasgow, and also operates as a [...]

FRITZ ASCHER EXPRESSIONIST

Fritz Ascher (1893–1970) belongs to Germany’s “Lost Generation”—artists whose careers were interrupted or destroyed by the Nazi terror regime and whose works remain under-recognized. Comprising some 75 paintings and works on paper, Fritz Ascher: Expressionist is the first American solo retrospective to showcase this artist’s bold, colorful oeuvre, which features early academic studies and figural compositions [...]

TOMIMOTO KENKICHI at Joan B Mirviss Gallery

Remarkably, despite the popularity of modern Japanese ceramics in the West, Tomimoto Kenkichi is relatively unknown. In Japan, however, he is revered as the father of the field. Without him, Japan would not be in the preeminent position as champion of contemporary clay art that it is today. This exhibition along with the publication, Vessel [...]

USELESS: MACHINES FOR DREAMING AT THE BRONX MUSEUM

  The Bronx Museum of the Arts is pleased to present , on view from March 27, 2019 through September 1, 2019. The group show will feature works by artists Jairo Alfonso, Wim Delvoye, Juan Downey, Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Algis Griškevičius, Shih Chieh Huang, José Iraola, William Kentridge, Chico MacMurtrie, Stefana McClure, Arnaldo [...]

INDIA’S FRENCH CONNECTION

DAG is presenting India’s French Connection: Indian Artists in France at their New York gallery through May 2019. The exhibition surveys the many Indian artists who lived and worked in Paris from 1920-1980, and explores the influence of French artistic movements on the development of Indian modern and contemporary art. The show includes a vast [...]

CLOSING EXHIBITION — MATHIAS GOERITZ:METACHROMATIC

This exhibition brings together a selection of metal relief panels, sculptures, photographs, prints and paintings that demonstrate the artist’s career-long occupation with the physicality achieved through the application of light and color onto geometric and organic forms. Henrique Faria Fine Art is presenting the first exhibition of the work of Mathias Goeritz (1915-1990) in the [...]

MARTHA ROSLER — FIVE DECADES

    The Jewish Museum presented Martha Rosler: Irrespective, a survey exhibition of the work of the influential artist Martha Rosler through March 3, 2019. Rosler is considered one of the strongest and most resolute artistic voices  of her generation; she is also a prolific writer, lecturer, professor, and advocate for social justice. She skillfully employs diverse [...]

URBAN REQUIEM

Galerie Lelong & Co. is presenting Urban Requiem, Barthélémy Toguo’s first exhibition at the gallery and first solo exhibition in New York in a decade. The artist will be present for the opening reception. A Cameroonian artist based in France, Toguo focuses his multimedia practice on notions of exile and belonging. Urban Requiem (2015) presents an [...]

JENNIFER STEINKAMP, IMPEACH

A pioneer in the field of 3D animation, Jennifer Steinkamp works exclusively in digital media, using computer technology to render organic and abstract forms in motion. These immersive installations are projected at a large scale and in response to the architectural interiors in which they appear, altering the viewer’s experience of space and time. The [...]

ASIA WEEK NY PICK — CAPTIVE ARTIST: WATERCOLORS BY KAKUNEN TSURUOKA

State of the Arts NYC spent two days previewing exhibitions for Asia Week NY. One of our favorites was Captive Artist: Watercolors by Kakunen Tsuruoka (1892–1977), an exhibition featuring landscape paintings produced while the artist was confined to Poston Camp III, part of the Colorado River Relocation Center in Arizona and one of the ten camps [...]

JUDY PFAFF

    Often considered a pioneer of installation art, Judy Pfaff’s limitlessly innovative work evades categorization and breaks boundaries. In the early 1970s, while she was enrolled in the painting MFA program at Yale, renowned artist Al Held became her lifelong mentor and encouraged her to move beyond the limitations of the picture plane—an idea [...]

SAM MOYER: NAKED AS THE GLASS

Sam Moyer: Naked as the Glass February 21 – March 16, 2019 Installation view of Sam Moyer: Naked as the Glass at Sean Kelly, New York February 21 - March 16, 2019 Photography: JSP Art Photography Courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York SELECTED WORKS    Special presentation of new glass works by Sam Moyer on view at [...]

SOLO SHOW FOR JAN-OLE SCHIEMANN AT THE PAUL KASMIN GALLERY

Kasmin is pleased to present A Different Pose, the gallery’s first solo exhibition of new paintings by Cologne-based artist Jan-Ole Schiemann. Schiemann’s paintings are grounded in both gestural abstraction and the history of 20th century animation, aspects that combine to imbue his work with a rare sense of kinetic energy. Half-formed, simultaneously disappearing and reappearing [...]

JAMES VAN DERZEE — STUDIO EXHIBITION AT HOWARD GREENBERG GALLERY

James Van Der Zee, the celebrated African American photographer whose studio was at the crossroads of the Harlem Renaissance, depicted the lives of black New Yorkers for decades. Forty of his influential portraits will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from March 7- April 27, 2019. Spanning the 1920s through the 1950s, James Van [...]

DAVID HAMMONDS & FRIENDS AT THE TILTON GALLERY

  Tilton Gallery is thrilled to present an exhibition of Unseen Works: David Hammons and Friends that opened February 26th and runs through April 20th. Unseen Works presents a selection of works that have not been viewed in public for many years, some not since the early seventies, and in some cases, ever. Central to [...]

CARRIE MOYER AT THE ART SHOW

DC Moore Gallery is proud to present Carrie Moyer: More Joy, a one-person booth of recent paintings by Carrie Moyer. Carrie Moyer’s paintings extend the narrative of American Abstraction while engaging the legacies of its key female figures, including Georgia O’Keeffe, Helen Frankenthaler, and Elizabeth Murray. The work is both knowing and playful. Some pieces [...]

WORKS ON PAPER & SCULPTURE BY ANN CHRISTOPHER

          Marking the gallery’s 2019 expansion, Rosenberg & Co. presents Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, open to the public from Friday, March 1, 2019 through Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 19 East 66th St. on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Rosenberg’s expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build [...]

DARK SPRING –an exhibition at Sargent’s Daughters

Sargent's Daughters is pleased to present Dark Spring a group exhibition of ceramics, works on paper and paintings by Shary Boyle, Sarah Slappey and Brandi Twilley. The exhibition takes its title from Unica Zürn’s 1967 short novel of the same name, which traces the erotic awakening and subsequent suicide of a young girl.  Zürn’s nameless heroine is [...]

NARI WARD’S 1ST MUSEUM RETROSPECTIVE IN NYC

  In his 25 years of living and working in Harlem, the Jamaican artist Nari Ward has collected and accumulated a mind-boggling amount of stuff. Mundane items, scavenged objects, street trash, construction debris, bits of infrastructure, textiles of every description: these are the raw materials of Ward’s work, which, starting today, takes over the three [...]

ARMORY SHOW 2019

        The Armory Show’s 2019 edition will present 194 galleries from 33 countries, bringing together an unparalleled presentation of international galleries in central Manhattan. Staged at Piers 92 & 94, the upcoming fair will feature a diverse breadth of compelling artworks—from new discoveries to historical masterpieces. The Armory Show, supported by Lead [...]

THE QUIET EVOLUTION OF BEAUFORD DELANEY

"Keep the faith and trust in so far as possible. Love humility and don't mind the insinuations that cause sorrow...and loneliness and limitations. We learn self-reliance and to hear the voice of God, too...and how to...not break but bend gently. Learning to love is learning to suffer deeply and with quietness." Beauford Delaney Beauford Delaney [...]

JAMES WELLING

David Zwirner is pleased to present Transform, an exhibition of recent work by American photographer James Welling at the gallery’s Upper East Side location in New York through Februrary 16th. The three bodies of work on view—Julia Mamaea (2018–ongoing),Bodies (2014–ongoing), and Chemical (2010–ongoing)—were created by the artist using unorthodox photographic procedures. Moving between abstraction and [...]

MARC NEWSON

 Gagosian presents new works by designer Marc Newson. This is Newson’s first exhibition of limited-edition furniture pieces in more than a decade. From the outset of his singular career, Newson has pursued parallel activities in limited and mass production of functional design objects. From the iconic Lockheed Lounge (1986) to the streamlined Extruded Tables and Voronoi [...]

ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 28TH – MARCH 3RD 2019

The ninth annual festival, co-founded by the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College and Women and Hollywood, will take place February 28 to March 3, 2019, at Barnard College in New York City. AFF showcases films, television and content that tell the extraordinary stories of fierce and fearless female leaders from all walks [...]

MEXICAN INFLUENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

Miguel Covarrubias also known as Jose Miguel Covarrubias Duclaud (November 22, 1904 -- February 4, 1957) was a Mexican painter, caricaturist, illustrator, ethnologist and art historian. Young Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias appeared on the New York art scene in the 1920s, and his skill as a portrait artist and celebrity caricaturist quickly made him a [...]

MAX ERNST SCULPTURES

     Kasmin Gallery presents an exhibition of three large-scale bronze works by Max Ernst—the second in an ongoing program of public presentations in the gallery’s new outdoor sculpture garden, on view beginning  January 24, 2019. Situated on the rooftop of Kasmin’s flagship gallery space at 509 West 27th Street, New York, the garden is viewable [...]

REZA ARAMESH: ACTION 180

  Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to present At 9:15 am Sunday 28 May 1967, Reza Aramesh’s second solo exhibition with the gallery. In titling this exhibition, Aramesh specifies the time and date of a particular event – leaving out the location. His choice of deliberate geographical ambiguity invites the viewer to be part of [...]

WINTER SHOW 2019

The Winter Show returns to the Park Avenue Armory from January 18 through January 27, 2019, for its 65th Anniversary Sapphire Jubilee. The leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, The Winter Show is an annual benefit for East Side House Settlement, a community-based organization serving the Bronx and northern Manhattan. The Show’s 2019 [...]

FRENCH ANIMATION FILM FEST RETURNS TO NYC

  Celebrating France’s rich tradition as a pioneer of animation, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) announces the 2019 Animation First festival. Building on its wildly successful inaugural year, the second edition of Animation First showcases the vast history, enduring ingenuity, and diversity of France’s renowned animation studios and schools. This year’s schedule includes 17 premieres, [...]

CHARLOTTE PERRIAND

 Venus Over Manhattan presents an exhibition until January 12th dedicated to Charlotte Perriand, one of the most famous designers of the twentieth-century, whose pioneering furniture and interiors helped shape the modernist movement. Produced in collaboration with Laffanour / Galerie Downtown, Paris, this is the largest exploration of Perriand’s work to be held in New York, [...]

DIRECTOR FEST

DirectorFest is the only festival in the United States exploring the art of contemporary stage directing. For its 35th year, the festival will include six fully-staged productions, a showcase evening of a new musical, discussion forums, and conversations with America’s notable directors. Taking place over four weeks in venues across Manhattan, highlights of the festival [...]

OUR PICKS AT SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK

                           Whether inspired by Queens hip-hop or Incan masonry and architecture, Socrates is honored to offer each artist fellow this platform to bring their vision to life. -- Jess Wilcox, Curator and Director of Exhibitions The Socrates Annual runs through March 24, 2019. [...]

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS

 As an organization, ISPA's ( International Society for the Performance Arts) constant goal is to provide the best possible support, information and opportunities for collegial exchange to our members throughout the world.  The organization is guided by a Board of Directors of 25 international members ISPA Congresses are attended by more than 500 leaders from more [...]

POST WAR AND CONTEMPORARY ART AT MNUCHIN GALLERY

Mnuchin Gallery is located in the historic five-story townhouse at 45 East 78th Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and is dedicated to presenting museum-quality exhibitions of postwar and contemporary art. Owner and founder Robert Mnuchin, whose passion for the arts developed through his childhood and his longstanding career in the financial sector as the [...]

STATE OF THE ARTS NYC PICKS FOR UNDER THE RADAR 2019

Tania El Khoury (UK/Lebanon/Palestine) AS FAR AS MY FINGERTIPS TAKE ME Performed by Basel Zaraa Janice Levin Mezzanine Friday, January 4 - Sunday, January 13 Running Time : 15 minutes Our fingertips facilitate touch and sensations, but are also used by authorities to track many of us. In today’s Europe, a refugee’s journey can be [...]

OUTSIDER ART FAIR 2019

The Outsider Art Fair, the only fair dedicated to Self-Taught Art, Art Brut and Outsider Art, has announced the exhibitor list for its 27th New York edition, taking place January 17-20, 2019 at The Metropolitan Pavilion. The fair will showcase 67 exhibitors, representing 37 cities from 7 countries, with 8 first-time galleries. This year, OAF [...]

MASTER DRAWINGS 2019

Masters Drawings New York (MDNY) is the pre-eminent event for the celebration and exhibition of Old Masters through contemporary drawings, paintings and sculpture in the United States. Dealers from the United States and Europe showcase the highest quality works of art in galleries along Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Scheduled for [...]

PHOTOGRAPHY SPOTLIGHT — VOLCANO ERRUPTIONS

Francisco Negroni is a world-renowned Chilean photographer who has won six international awards for his outstanding shots of erupting volcanoes. It is in 2011 that he made himself known with his photos of the eruption of Cordon Caulle volcano, in his country of origin. " I never really thought about becoming a volcano photographer someday. [...]

INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHT — ICE WATCH

    Installation brings the reality of climate change to a global public by placing melting blocks of glacial ice in the centre of London Internationally acclaimed artist Olafur Eliasson, working in collaboration with leading geologist Minik Rosing, will display blocks of melting ice across two public sites in the centre of London to create a major artwork, Ice [...]

Mandy El-Sayegh: MUTATIONS IN BLUE, WHITE AND RED

Lehmann Maupin presents MUTATIONS IN BLUE, WHITE AND RED, an exhibition of recent paintings, drawings, and sculpture by Mandy El-Sayegh that marks the London-based artist’s first solo exhibition in the U.S. MUTATIONS IN BLUE, WHITE AND RED brings together examples from different series of works by El-Sayegh, which together form an artistic practice rooted in [...]

FIRE & LIGHT A SELECTION OF HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CENEDESE ARCHIVE

Bonhams will offer Fire and Light: A Selection of Highlights from the Cenedese Archive, a collection of over 150 glass designs from the Cenedese workshop of Murano, Italy with many of the works never seen in public and at auction for the first time. on December 14th. This sale presents an excellent opportunity for new [...]

PROTOTYPE 2019

          PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now announced their full programming for the seventh annual festival of fresh opera-theatre & music-theatre, running January 5-13, 2019 and featuring ten presentations that “shift the whole paradigm of what opera is and can be” (New York Observer). Founded by co-directors Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of Beth [...]

VIVIAN MAIER: THE COLOR WORK

The color work of street photographer Vivian Maier is the subject of a new exhibition at Howard Greenberg Gallery from November 14, 2018 through January 5, 2019. Many of the photographs are on view for the first time, deepening the understanding of Maier’s oeuvre and her keenness to record and present her interpretation of the [...]

TRIBUTE TO JERRY OHLINGER AND MOVIE MATERIAL STORE

Jerry Ohlinger’s Movie Material Store has been in business since 1978. It started on West Third Street, moved to West Fourteenth, and eventually ended up on West Thirty-fifth, in the Garment District. Jerry Ohlinger, Colorful Dealer in Film Memorabilia, Dies at 75 Jerry Ohlinger in an undated photo. His store is said to be New [...]