IRVING PENN CENTENNIAL

      Catch the centennial exhibition of Irving Penn before it closes Thursday at the Pace/MacGill gallery in Midtown. Photographer Irving Penn (American, 1917–2009) is celebrated for his compelling portraits, scenes, and still lifes, in genres ranging from fashion to travel photography. Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, Penn studied painting and design at the… Continue reading IRVING PENN CENTENNIAL

NEW SHOW ON ALEXANDER CALDER

    Calder: Hypermobility focuses on the extraordinary breadth of movement and sound in the work of Alexander Calder. This exhibition brings together a rich constellation of key sculptures and provides a rare opportunity to experience the works as the artist intended—in motion. Regular activations will occur in the galleries, revealing the inherent kinetic nature… Continue reading NEW SHOW ON ALEXANDER CALDER

REALIST PAINTER EDWARD HOPPER

  New York Movie, 1939 by Edward Hopper This month marks the 50th anniversary of Edward Hopper’s death. State of the Arts NYC wish to share one of his masterpieces.  A movie theater in New York, one of those elaborate mock palaces where Hollywood spirits us for a few hours into another world – in… Continue reading REALIST PAINTER EDWARD HOPPER

SEAN SCULLY AT CHEIM & READ

                   Sean Scully has a new exhibition right now in Chelsea but State of the Arts NYC thought it would be good to look back on a past exhibition to allow our followers to learn more about the artist and to see how his work is evolving.… Continue reading SEAN SCULLY AT CHEIM & READ

HILTON ALS ON ALICE NEEL

Hilton Als (born 1960) is an American writer and theater critic who writes for The New Yorkermagazine. Als is a former staff writer for The Village Voice and former editor-at-large at Vibemagazine. Als was born in New York City, with roots in Barbados. His 1996 book The Women focuses on his mother (who raised him in… Continue reading HILTON ALS ON ALICE NEEL

CARMEN HERRERA AT THE WHITNEY

                  CARMEN HERRERA: LINES OF SIGHT SEPT 16, 2016–JAN 2, 2017 After six decades of very private painting, Ms. Herrera sold her first artwork five years ago, at 89. Since that first sale in 2004, collectors have avidly pursued Ms. Herrera, and her radiantly ascetic paintings have entered the permanent collections of institutions… Continue reading CARMEN HERRERA AT THE WHITNEY