THE RESILENCE OF LAURA OWENS

           For more than twenty years, Los Angeles–based artist Laura Owens has pioneered an innovative approach to painting that has made her one of the most influential artists of her generation. Her bold and experimental work challenges traditional assumptions about figuration and abstraction, as well as the relationships among avant-garde art, [...]

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MORIAH EVANS: FIGURING

THRU January 14, 2018 Courtesy the artist and MoMA PS1. Photo: Derek Schultz Originating from internal physical processes, Moriah Evans' Figuring takes micro movements as method. Through the engagement of energies, reactions, and interactions, three female performers make visible and audible internal systems in order to pitch them against the external forces of space and [...]

SELF-INTERNED, 1942: NOGUCHI IN POSTON WAR RELOCATION CENTER

   February 19, 2017, marked the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, the notorious wartime directive that authorized the internment of Japanese citizens and American citizens of Japanese heritage living in the Western United States. This exhibition explores Noguchi’s extraordinary decision—despite being exempt from internment as a resident of New York—to enter the Poston War [...]

MARK DI SUERVO

                 Paula Cooper Gallery presents an exhibition of work by Mark di Suvero. Throughout his sixty-year career, di Suvero has created vibrant and dynamic works, which fuse vitality and movement with complex construction. Presenting a range of medium including sculpture, painting, and drawing, this new exhibition explores the [...]

THE INFLUENTIAL GERMAN ARTIST JOSEPH BEUYS NOW IN FILM

                      Joseph Beuys (German: [ˈjoːzɛf ˈbɔʏs]; 12 May 1921 – 23 January 1986) was a German Fluxus, happening, and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist, and pedagogue. His extensive work is grounded in concepts of humanism, social philosophy and anthroposophy; [...]

MARIANNE BOESKY GALLERY PRESENTS SERGE ALAIN NITEGEK

          Nitegeka was born in Burundi in 1983 and lives in Johannesburg. In addition to five solo shows at Stevenson Johannesburg and Cape Town, Nitegeka has exhibited at Marianne Boesky Gallery and Boesky East in New York, in 2016 and 2014; SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia (2015); and Le Manège [...]

BREAKING ICE: BATTLE OF THE CARMENS

                    Vocalists like to talk about grounded singing,” Ms. Hall Moran said with a grin. “Trying to activate the space between the bottom of your feet and that cold surface is a bit like levitating. NYT    Alicia Hall Moran mezzo-soprano and  multi-dimensional artist presents Breaking Ice: The [...]

TEXTILE ARTIST FRANCOISE GROSSEN AT BLUM & POE

                Françoise Grossen was born in Neuchatel, Switzerland in 1943. She studied architecture for a year at the Polytechnical University, Lausanne, Switzerland (1962–63) before becoming a textile major at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, Switzerland (1963–1967). In 1963 Grossen spent six months as a French instructor in a professional [...]

DUTCH INDEPENDENT GALLERY — INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHT

  The Amsterdam based KochxBos art gallery is the first independent North-European low-brow / pop-surrealist gallery. We nowadays call it Contemporary Underground Art. Since 2005 the gallery has been representing and expanding the fame of artists like Ray Caesar, Ciou, Harma Heikens, Sarah Maple and Sauerkids. But we are also known for introducing the early [...]

ST. EOM – An Outsider Art Spotlight

 Pasaquan lavishly fuses African, pre-Columbian Mexico and Native American cultural and religious symbols and designs, along with motifs inspired by Edward Churchward’s books about “The Lost Continent of MU.” Eddie Owens Martin, the son of poor white sharecroppers, created an elaborate new religion and world called Pasaquan in western Georgia’s pine country. At 14 he [...]

STATE OF THE ARTS INTERNATIONAL

Our show will spotlight and hopefully partner with several galleries and institutions around the globe. This past autumn, KW Institute for Contemporary Art presented the first solo exhibition by British artist Lucy Skaer in Berlin. Comprising of a large body of new work embedded in a selection of existing works from the last ten years, [...]

WINTER IS HERE

The Winter Antiques Show is the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring 70 of the world’s top experts in the fine and decorative arts. Held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City, the Show highlights a dynamic mix of works dating from ancient times through the present day, and maintains [...]

PS 122 COIL FESTIVAL 2018

Performance Space 122 provides incomparable experiences for audiences by presenting and commissioning artists whose work challenges boundaries of live performance. PS122 is dedicated to supporting the creative risks taken by artists from diverse genres, cultures and perspectives. We are an innovative local, national and international leader in contemporary performance. Founded in 1980 from an explosion [...]

TOP 2017 MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS — NATIVE FASHION NOW

                                “Native Fashion Now” was organized in 2017 by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass. The Coby Foundation Ltd. provided support. The New York presentation of this exhibition and related programming was made possible through the support of Ameriprise [...]

KINETICS OF VIOLENCE

            Venus Over Manhattan presented Kinetics of Violence: Alexander Calder + Cady Noland, an exhibition curated by Sandra Antelo-Suarez. Comprised of two seminal sculptures by each artist, the exhibition marks the first time works by Alexander Calder and Cady Noland have been presented together. Kinetics of Violence enlists two radical yet [...]

AN UNFOLDING PORTRAIT

                    Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait, on view through January 28, 2018, is the first comprehensive survey of Bourgeois’s prints and illustrated books. It places these mediums within the context of the artist’s overall practice and sheds new light on her creative process. The exhibition includes 265 [...]

JANARTSNYC

Every January in New York City, more than 45,000 performing arts leaders, artists, and enthusiasts from across the globe converge for JanArtsNYC (formerly, "January In NYC"). A partnership among eleven independent multidisciplinary festivals, indispensable industry convenings and international marketplaces, JanArtsNYC is one of the largest and most influential gatherings of its kind. Featuring more than [...]

SHINJI MURAKAMI AT CATINCA TABACARU GALLERY IN THE LOWER EAST SIDE

Shinji Murakami’s new body of work moves from the exploration of the pixel as a 2D or 3D part of a whole in painting and sculpture, to its position as a point of LED light within a composition of pixels arranged within a limited grid. In line with his life-long interest in 1980s video games, [...]

THE SCULPTURES OF GONZALO FONSECA

The Noguchi Museum presents a retrospective exhibition of the sculptural work of Gonzalo Fonseca (1922–97), a major figure in the development of modern Latin American art who created some of the most enchanting sculptures of his day. The exhibition encompasses some 80 objects, primarily works in stone from the mid-1960s to the 1990s, complemented by [...]

NY CERAMICS AND GLASS FAIR AT THE BOHEMIAN NATIONAL HALL

                The 2018 fair in January brings together exhibitors from England, Europe, Asia and the United States, featuring a spectacular array of porcelain, pottery, glass, cloisonné and enamels.                           The show is set on two floors of [...]

JT’S AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORM COMING IN JANUARY

Now in its third year, the American Dance Platform showcases some of the most captivating American companies performing today. Upcoming in 2018, the festival is curated by Christine Tschida, Director of Northrop at the University of Minnesota, features an eclectic roster of eight companies appearing on four different programs. Caleb Teicher & Company and BODYTRAFFIC [...]

ARSHILE GORSKY’S LANDSCAPE

Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot physically see with his eyes... Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite. It is the emancipation of the mind. It is an explosion into unknown areas. Arshile Gorky's diverse body of work was [...]

Dec. 7 | FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK (1995, 70 min, Dir: Isaac Julien, Prod: Mark Nash)

SCREENING/DISCUSSION THURSDAY / DECEMBER 7 / 6-8 PM King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center Screening Room, 53 Washington Square South FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK (1995, 70 min, Dir: Isaac Julien, Prod: Mark Nash) Director Isaac Julien’s recently restored film, produced by Mark Nash, examines Fanon’s theories of identity and race, and traces [...]

PROTOTYPE 2018

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now invigorates New York City January 7- 20, 2018, with the sixth annual showcase of progressive opera- and music theatre, curated by co-founding directors Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of Beth Morrison Projects) and Kim Whitener (of HERE), along with newly appointed co-director Jecca Barry (of Beth Morrison Projects). Since its launch in [...]

DIAMOND STINGILY

                Stingily's work explores various themes of racial identity and feminity, memory and childhood, iconography, surveillance and paranoia as well as freedom. Much of her work is in direct response to her "social and economic background" growing up in West Chicago. Critics have reviewed her first two exhibitions favorably. [...]

ATTACHE-MOI: ICI & LA.

                                LMAKbooks+design is excited to present an olfactory installation premiering Ici & Là, the fourth fragrance of the ATTACHE-MOI collection, which is conceptualized by Olivia Bransbourg. For Ici & Là, Bransbourg collaborated with renowned perfumer Shyamala Maisondieu and artist Marie-Luce Nadal. [...]

TRANSFORMER: NATIVE ART IN LIGHT AND SOUND

 Through video projection, innovative sound technology, interactive digital media, performance, and installation, “Transformer” presents the work of 10 artists who reflect on their place in and between traditional and dominant cultures, demonstrating the continuity of Indigenous cultures and creativity in the digital age.   The museum’s first exhibition entirely composed of works using technology-based media [...]

ORIGINS & INNOVATIONS — WORKS BY DAVID SMITH AT HAUSER & WIRTH

                Hauser & Wirth is presenting its first New York solo exhibition of work by David Smith (1906 – 1965). Offering a fresh, in-depth examination of his varied career, ‘Origins & Innovations’ brings together the artist’s paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures of the 1930s alongside examples of his [...]

YAYOI KUSAMA WOWS NEW YORK CITY

                  David Zwirner is pleased to present two major concurrent exhibitions of recent work by Yayoi Kusama on view across three gallery spaces in New York: Festival of Life at 525 and 533 West 19th Street in Chelsea and Infinity Nets at the recently opened space on [...]

ARTISAN FAIR FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Founded in 2003, Renegade Craft Fair was the first event of its kind. Gradually developing in cities across the country, the fair now presents in Austin, Portland, Seattle, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Boston, Detroit and across the ocean in London. Championing the global-indie makers movement. There will be three opportunities for [...]

FEMINIST ART

                Michele Pred was selected along with nineteen other artists for a special exhibition organized by Arts Westchester called, Give Us The Vote. The inspiration was the centennial anniversary for the women's right to vote in NYS. State of the Arts NYC wanted to spotlight one of the [...]

THE ANNUAL JEWELRY & WATCH SHOW

The New York City Jewelry & Watch Show returned to Chelsea in Manhattan at the Metropolitan Pavilion for its third edition. Over 90 distinguished dealers will exhibit a lavish array of antique and estate jewelry, vintage time pieces and fabulous modern collections. Below is a sampling of items that were available for purchase to the [...]

SALON ART + DESIGN FAIR OPENS THURSDAY

              Every November The Salon Art + Design welcomes the world's finest international galleries exhibiting historical, modern and contemporary furniture, groundbreaking design and late 19th through 21st century art. Visitors will find designs by the great 20th century masters, as well as creative works by today's most innovative young [...]

Gary Hume

                 Matthew Marks Gallery opens today with Gary Hume: Mum at their Chelsea location on 522 West 22nd Street. The show features thirteen recent paintings, each on aluminum or paper. This is Hume’s first exhibition of new work in New York in four years. This body of work focuses on [...]

EXHIBITIONS HONOR THE RIGHT TO VOTE FOR WOMEN

November 6, 2017 marks 100 years that women in NYS had the right to vote and participate in our democratic process. There are a number of exhibitions and programs celebrating the important milestone. The New York State Education Department and the Office of Cultural Education will present a large-scale exhibi­tion and companion catalog titled,Votes for [...]

Recent Closings: Nicolas Party at Karma

                    These are non-narrative, non-Surrealist, non-Symbolist pictures. Shadows may fall in multiple and contradictory directions; identical fruits may flatten or fatten on a single plain; horizons may terminate with a hard line of color or a slow fade. Each painting is the sum of Party’s active [...]

A GLIMPSE OF LOUISE FISHMAN

                          Cheim & Read presented another exhibition of new paintings by Louise Fishman. It opened on September 7th and ran through October 28th, accompanied by a catalogue with an essay by Aruna D’Souza. This was the artist’s eighth solo exhibition at the gallery. [...]

OUTSIDER ARTIST MARTIN RAMIREZ

     Martín Ramírez…A Journey October 26 – December 2, 2017 Since Martín Ramírez’s work was first exhibited in 1952, he has been admired for his ability to construct a very singular visual language. His sophisticated compositions combine organic elements drawn from nature, representational conventions of topographic maps, and geometric and architectural forms with an [...]

NEW WORKS BY JEFF SONHOUSE

Tilton Gallery presented Masked Reduction, an exhibition of new works by Jeff Sonhouse, from September 14th through October 28th, 2017.  This was the artist’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. Sonhouse’s subject is the African American male within Western culture. In Masked Reduction, he continues his focus on the figure, more specifically, the African American [...]

SONIA SANCHEZ AND SAM POLLARD PRESENTS JONATHAN OLSHEFSKI’s QUEST

    Synopsis: Filmed with vérité intimacy for over a decade, QUEST is the moving portrait of a family in North Philadelphia. Christopher “Quest” Rainey, along with his wife Christine’a, aka “Ma Quest,” open the door to their home music studio, which serves as a creative sanctuary from the strife that grips their neighborhood. Over [...]

ARTIST SCENE IN GOWANUS

                                  The Gowanus Open Studios aka GOS is an amazing art exhibit and so much more. It is an important opportunity for the Gowanus community to rally around the artists and creativity and energy that makes this area so [...]

AFTER DARKNESS AT ASIA SOCIETY

                The title of the exhibition originates in the phrase “after darkness comes the light” from the writings of Raden Adjeng Kartini, the daughter of the Regent of Jepara in Java and an icon and champion of women’s emancipation in Indonesia. The words of Kartini echo the desire [...]

CARO & OLITSKI: 1965–1968

                 Caro & Olitski: 1965 – 1968, Painted Sculptures and The Bennington Sprays, an exhibition that celebrates the dialogue, exchange of ideas and lasting friendship between British sculptor, Sir Anthony Caro and American painter, Jules Olitski. The exhibition will feature painted steel sculptures by Caro and never-before exhibited [...]

5X5 PARTICIPATORY PROVOCATIONS

                            “5x5 Participatory Provocations” at the Center for Architecture in New York City spotlights 25 young architects engaged with controversial issues in an imagined future, producing physical expressions or provocations. Each team responds to one of five prompts, contemplating the future of [...]

CONSTRUCTIVISM ART DEFINED

            This work is extremely elegant. The scale and relationship it has to the wall and floor really activates the work. Need to come and see… Since the early 1980s, Russell Maltz has been intensively engaged with the original parameters of Constructivist art, continually developing its legacy in his own [...]