NEW SHOW AT FOXY PRODUCTION

Figura considers the ever-changing function of the figure in art. Beyond the resemblance of a person in real life, the figure’s role, across time and cultures, has constantly evolved through socio-political, philosophical, and religious influences. Literary critic Erich Auerbach’s “Figura” (1938) investigates the history of the figure’s definitions and contours: from Ancient Greece to Rome,…

PERFECT BODIES BY BOSCO SODI AT PIONEER WORKS

Through December 20, 2020. Sited on a once teeming commercial concrete parking lot two blocks south of Pioneer Works, Perfect Bodies speaks to, in artist Bosco Sodi’s words, “silence, contemplation and the passing of time—the small things in life and our relationship with the earth.” The installation consists of large-scale clay spheres made from local…

THROUGH HER EYES – IN MEMORY OF LAURA DE SANTILLANA

Laura de SANTILLANA was born, according to her words in a glass factory. Paolo Venini’s grand-child, Anna Venini and Ludovico Diaz de Santillana’s daughter, this Venetian was born in the famous Venini factory in Murano, Italy. Laura de Santillana moved to New York after finishing classical studies at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. She…

ADFF 2020

The Architecture & Design Film Festival, celebrates the unique creative spirit that drives architecture and design. With a curated selection of films, events and panel discussions, ADFF creates an opportunity to entertain, engage and educate all types of people who are excited about architecture and design. With well-attended screenings, legendary panelists, vibrant discussions and events…

AMY SILLMAN

The splendor of Sillman’s new show at the Gladstone gallery lies in its restlessness. Working primarily in oil and acrylic on paper, canvas, and linen, the painter’s fecund imagination finds its expression, first, in a number of abstract images made up of bold dark lines that suggest Sillman’s interest in collage, less in terms of…

TAKE A LOOK AT JESSE KRIMES

Jesse Krimes is an interdisciplinary artist based in Philadelphia. After graduating from Millersville University with a Bachelor of Arts in 2008, he was indicted on non-violent drug charges, confined to a violent offender unit for a year, and completed the remaining five years of his sentence in both medium and maximum-security federal prisons. Since returning…

AMERICAN ARTIST THORNTON DIAL

David Lewis Gallery is pleased to present ​Thornton Dial: Dial World​, a two-part exhibition celebrating the legacy and brilliance of Thornton Dial. Each exhibition is named after a work by the artist. Dial World, Part I: The Tiger that Flew Over New York City takes place on 88 Eldridge Street, and presents eight major assemblages…

MARK DI SUERVO AND LEONARD CONTINO AT PAULA COOPER GALLERY

Lifelong friends, di Suvero and Contino first met in 1960 at the Rusk Institute in New York City where both were patients. In 1959 at the age of nineteen, Contino was severely injured in a diving accident. Paralyzed from the shoulders down, he retained some mobility in his arms and hands and needed to use…

Awol Erizku: Mystic Parallax

The FLAG Art Foundation is pleased to present Mystic Parallax, a solo exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Awol Erizku, on view  through November 14, 2020, on the 9th floor. Erizku engages an Afrocentric perspective in a new body of photo-based works, sculpture, drawings made from incense smoke and ash, and a series of short films, which act as…

Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit

Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit is the New York-based artist’s first museum survey exhibition in the United States. The exhibition traces Hsu’s key ideas and demonstrates how they clearly resonate in the works of younger artists coming of age today. In the mid-1980s Hsu began a series of works that considered the implications of the accelerated…

Steven Holl, Obolin

“The presence of light is the most fundamental connecting force of the universe.” Steven Holl, Parallax, 2000 Obolin celebrates the scientific and psychological effects of light and space. The sculpture was named by Holl’s four-year-old daughter Io Helene, who, when asked what Obolin means, replied: “it means anything you want it to mean.” Fabricated from…