ELIZABETH DEE GALLERY HARLEM

          Elizabeth Dee invited culturally influential curator Larry Ossei-Mensah to organize the inaugural edition of Selections, which opened to the public on Saturday, January 21st . The inaugural installment of Selections features the work of four artists based in Harlem and the South Bronx: Derek Fordjour, Emily Henretta, Lucia Hierro and Kenny [...]

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LA MEDEA

“[Yara Travieso’s] intrinsic pursuit of storytelling manifests as stage performance, installation and video; it’s culturally inspired, and an amalgam of genre and influence.” – Kaitlyn Parks, 1985 Artists As part of the twelfth edition of PS122’s Coil festival, BRIC, Dance Film Association, and Performance Space 122 presents the world premiere of La Medea, Yara Travieso’s re-imagining [...]

TAKE ME (I’M YOURS)

          Take Me (I'm Yours) is an exhibition featuring artworks that visitors  are ASKED to touch, participate in and even take home. On view from September 16, 2016 through February 5, 2017, Take Me (I'm Yours) will feature a roster of 42 international and intergenerational artists working in a variety of [...]

NEW ART SCENE IN HARLEM

  Gavin Brown is an art dealer and owner of Gavin Brown’s enterprise, an art gallery with locations in New York and Rome. Born in London in 1964 and working in New York since 1988, Gavin Brown has owned and operated his gallery in several locations in Manhattan since 1994, about six months after his [...]

QUEENS NIGHT MARKET

       The Queens International Night Market is a large, family-friendly open-air night market in Queens, featuring independent vendors selling merchandise, art, and food and featuring small-scale cultural performances and entertainment, all celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens. When: Saturdays, 6PM-Midnight, starting on April 23rd until August 20th Where: New York [...]

COLOR SPEAKS ALL LANGUAGES

Blackness in Abstraction, an exhibition curated by Adrienne Edwards traces the persistent presence of the color black in art, with a particular emphasis on monochromes, from the 1940s to today. The curator of this exhibition is Adrienne Edwards, who currently serves as a curator and head of programming at Performa and is in the process [...]

TRAVELING HOME AND BACK — THE WORKS OF JANET GOLDNER

     Janet Goldner is a sculptor whose work crosses many cultures, focusing on the “beauty and genius of each as well as what we have in common.” She has been involved with African cultures since her undergraduate days at Antioch College, traveling first to Ghana and, years later, to Zimbabwe and South Africa. Goldner’s longest [...]

BIG BLING BY MARTIN PURYEAR

MAJOR COMMISSIONED OUTDOOR EXHIBITION FOR SPRING 2016 -- BY RENOWNED AMERICAN SCULPTOR MARTIN PURYEAR      Big Bling, a forty-foot high, temporary multi-tier structure will be Mad. Sq. Art’s thirty-third public art exhibition MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY  and renowned American sculptor Martin Puryear have announced a major public sculpture, Big Bling, to be on view in [...]

THE REVOLUTION WILL BE PAINTED

        Anne Sherwood Pundyk is a new genre painter and writer based in New York City and Mattituck on the North Fork of Long Island. Her current body of work is called The Revolution Will Be Painted to which she brings her commitment to abstract painting and activism. Just as abstraction has [...]