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…

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…

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…

COLORFUL REOPENING AT LISSON GALLERY IN NYC

Lisson Gallery reopened its New York galleries with an exhibition of 17 of its artists, exploring chromatic themes in their work as well as the aesthetics and emotions related to color – towards an attempt at perceptual recalibration. This group exhibition looks at re-setting and re-establishing our habits of looking at art, focusing on the…

Liu Xiaodong: Spring in New York

Liu Xiaodong, the usually itinerant Chinese painter, has been situated in New York City under lockdown since the middle of February, unable to travel back to his home in Beijing. From a small New York apartment, the artist has made a series of watercolour paintings documenting the changing landscape of the city over the past…

RICHARD LONG AT LISSON GALLERY

For his first exhibition at Lisson Gallery in New York, Richard Long presents a selection of works which illustrate the four key facets of his practice — sculpture, photography, text work and mud works — and their symbolic significance. Renowned for his travels and ability to transform a journey into a work of art, Long…

ROY DEFOREST VENUS OVER MANHATTAN

Roy De Forest’s freewheeling vision, treasured for its combination of dots, dogs, and fantastical voyages, made him a pillar of Northern California’s artistic community for more than fifty years. Born in 1930 to migrant farmers in North Platte, Nebraska, De Forest and his family fled the dust bowl for Washington State, where he grew up…