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 [...]

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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 [...]

FALL HIGHLIGHT — RED GROOMS

ARTIST Red Grooms is an American artist known for his painted-collage sculptures of both fictional and observed scenes. Characterized by his distinctive stylization and humor, Grooms created his hallmark works with illustration board and a hot glue gun, painstakingly piecing together painted depictions into a believable physical space. Born on June 7, 1937 in Nashville, [...]

ANDY WARHOL RETROSPECTIVE AT THE WHITNEY

   Adam D. Weinberg Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum, shared that over 300 works are in this exhibition and 100 lenders. Few American artists are as ever-present and instantly recognizable as Andy Warhol (1928–1987). Through his carefully cultivated persona and willingness to experiment with non-traditional art-making techniques, Warhol understood the growing power of [...]

TIME OF CHANGE — Lola Álvarez Bravo & Mariana Yampolsky

“The accumulated Mexican cultural heritage is revealed in intense and sublime characteristics in the photographic works of Lola Álvarez Bravo and Mariana Yampolsky, masters of the use of photography to express the human and visual sides of Mexican culture.” SPENCER THROCKMORTON Throckmorton Fine Art presents a visual dialogue between two master photographers whose attraction to Mexico's [...]

SHARI MENDELSON — GLASS ARTIST

New York-based artist Shari Mendelson interprets ancient glass using the most modern of materials: throwaway plastic bottles.  The artist’s vessel and animal forms are glasslike inventions, but they hew close to their early antecedents—a result of Mendelson’s deep fascination and careful study of the field.  Glasslike, a solo exhibition, will explore the artist’s current body [...]

AUTORADIO

  Olga Chernysheva’s Autoradio, the artist’s latest solo exhibition at the gallery, comprises a new series of paintings and drawings that captures people in moments of detachment from everyday life. Chernysheva’s subjects are observed in transitional spaces: alone, on the street or driving their cars; wading in the shallows of the Moscow River; or ascending [...]

BRUCE NAUMAN: DISAPPEARING ACTS

The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 present the first comprehensive retrospective in 25 years devoted to the work of American artist Bruce Nauman (b. 1941), on view at The Museum of Modern Art from October 21, 2018, through February 18, 2019, and at MoMA PS1 from October 21, 2018, through February 25, 2019. [...]

THE EYE’S LEVEL — SOLO EXHIBITION BY ANNE LINDBERG

From October 16, 2018, through March 3, 2019, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will present the eye's level by Anne Lindberg. For her first solo exhibition in a New York City museum, Lindberg is creating a site-specific installation using heavyweight threads in pearlescent tones to build an immersive color field on MAD's second [...]

THIRTEEN HIGHLIGHTS

   Hollis Taggart is pleased to present Highlight: Chelsea, an exhibition of new and recent work by thirteen emerging and mid-career artists that together underscore the formal and conceptual diversity of contemporary practice. Highlight: Chelsea is guest curated by Paul Efstathiou and marks the gallery’s second collaboration with the independent curator, as it expands its [...]

NATHANIEL MARY QUINN FRACTURED PORTRAITS

Salon 94 opens its fall season with Nathaniel Mary Quinn’s The Land, marking the artist’s inaugural exhibition with the gallery, and his first large-scale presentation in New York. Quinn’s singular approach to portraiture is both highly associative and autobiographical, and includes family and friends, teachers, neighbors, and interlopers. While tradition has a subject “sit” for [...]

CHARLES WHITE — MAJOR RETROSPECTIVE

The Museum of Modern Art’s Charles White: A Retrospective, on view from October 7, 2018, through January 13, 2019, is the first major exhibition dedicated to Charles White (1918–1979) in over three decades. Organized chronologically, the retrospective charts the entirety of White’s career, illuminating his socially motivated responses to the tumultuous events and cultural episodes that [...]

ART2030 NEW YORK

This September, ART 2030 is launching the first of what will be an annual week of Art for the Global Goals across New York City. Coinciding with the United Nations General Assembly Sessions, ART 2030 New York collaborates with a selection of artists as well as the city's leading galleries and organizations to bring forth [...]

LOOKING AT ELLEN BERFENBLIT OVER THE DECADES

             The Clock Unlocked is the first exhibition to encompass works from over four decades of New York painter Ellen Berkenblit’s practice. Hung salon style, arranged instinctually and without chronology, this unbound diary of paintings and drawings reveals the artist’s idiosyncratic ‘alphabet’— the core of her visual language. Images appear [...]

ITALIAN PHOTOGRAPHY 1945-1965 AT HOWARD GREENBERG GALLERY

              Neorealism is difficult to define. It is an impulse. It is a moment. It is an act of recovery and restoration. It is a source of inspiration, a fountain that never stops flowing. – Martin Scorsese An exhibition of Italian postwar photography will be on view at Howard [...]

NEW DOCUMENTARY ON GARRY WINOGRAND: ALL THINGS ARE PHOTOGRAPHABLE

“An unusually rich art-doc with an old-New York twang. Delivers the sensation of seeing a story unfold dramatically onscreen. Fascinating. Speaks to the most sophisticated students of fine-art photography without alienating casual buffs.” – John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter             Winogrand reveled in the drama of the street itself, requiring [...]

TYLER ROLLINS FINE ARTS PRESENTS SHOCKING PINK STORY

        State of the Arts NYC was on hand for ACAW's (Asia Contemporary Art Week) Chelsea Night. The artist was in attendance for the opening. He is considered a controversial artist in Thailand. The show can be viewed Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am -- 6 pm.  Manit Sriwanichpoom is the most [...]

ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK KICKS OFF WITH MULTIPLE SHOWS

Works by Emily Jacir opens at Alexander and Bonin on September 7th. La Mia Mappa, features several recent works, which are being exhibited for the first time in the USA. The upcoming exhibition derives its title from a particularly lyrical photograph by Jacir taken in the city she calls her spiritual home, Rome. This is Jacir’s [...]

STATE OF THE ARTS NYC MOVES TO NEW STUDIO

                    State of the Arts NYC is pleased to announce that we are moving our audio production to BRIC Media Center in downtown Brooklyn. This move will allow the show to appear on multiple platforms while producing quality shows. BRIC Media has a state of the [...]

LIC DESIGN DUO ART AND GUILE

ART & GUILE is a New York-based design studio founded in 2016 by artists Kate Hopkins and Christopher Boynton. Kate, a painter and printmaker, and Chris, a 3D modeler and former video artist, merge their singular perspectives to produce a range of minimal but spirited contemporary light fixtures, furniture, and objects. The work is simultaneously [...]

NY QUADRILLE

A quadrille is an 18th century dance performed in a rectangular configuration and viewed from four sides. The Joyce 2018 – 19 season opens in SEPTEMBER with the return of the NY Quadrille, which transforms the Joyce stage into a large platform that allows audiences to view cutting-edge work from one of four different sides. [...]

GRAND EXHIBITION AT BRONX MUSEUM OF DIANA AL-HADID — MUST SEE DELIRIOUSLY

              The sculptural work of Diana Al-Hadid often refers to boundaries as a way to challenge preconceived notions of how one defines and experiences space. Drawing from an array of art-historical and scientific references, Al-Hadid’s work treads carefully between the imagined and the real, to address the tension between [...]

AFRO KISMET

Fred Wilson: Afro Kismet, an exhibition through August 17th, features the artist’s most recent body of work originally produced for the 15th Istanbul Biennial in the Fall of 2017 and recently exhibited at Pace in London in Spring 2018. For the exhibition, Pace has published a catalogue that includes an introduction by artist duo and [...]

VISUAL LANGUAGE

Scott Albrecht, Ramsey Dau, D*Face, Shepard Fairey, Guerilla Girls, Jenny Holzer, Chad Kouri, Nathaniel Russell, Betty Tomkins, Wayne White Faction Art Projects 14th September - 6th October Curated in collaboration between Subliminal Projects in East Los Angeles, and newly established FACTION Art Projects in Harlem, New York City. Visual Language is a bi-coastal group exhibition investigating various approaches to [...]

JORGE PALACIOS, ‘LINK’

Complementing the forth coming exhibition Jorge Palacios at The Noguchi Museum (September 26, 2018–January 20, 2019), the monumental wood sculpture Link by Spanish artist Jorge Palacios will be installed on Flatiron Plaza North, adjacent to Madison Square Park in Manhattan. Informed by Isamu Noguchi’s example, Link explores the relationship between scale and public engagement through [...]

GUSTAV KLIMT AND EGON SCHIELE:2018 CENTENNIAL

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) and Egon Schiele (1890-1918) are two of the greatest artists Austria produced in the early twentieth century. Although born nearly thirty years apart, both tragically died in 1918—the same year that the Austro-Hungarian Empire ceased to exist following its defeat in World War I. Over the intervening century, the works of Klimt [...]