195th BIRTHDAY COMMEMORATION OF PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT

GENERAL GRANT NATIONAL MEMORIAL The 195th birthday commemoration of President Ulysses S. Grant was held along Riverside Park at Grant's Tomb in the West Harlem neighborhood of Morningside Heights. This year's Mistress of Ceremony was Savona Bailey-McClain, Executive Director of the West Harlem Art Fund and Radio Host for State of the Arts NYC heard [...]

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THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW PRESENTED BY AIPAD EXPANDS TO PIER 94

          On Wednesday, March 29th, starting at 6 p.m., radio host Savona Bailey-McClain will conduct three talk radio interviews at The Photography Show presented by AIPAD during opening night at Pier 94. The interviews will be held at the AIPAD auditorium with Pat Cleveland, known as one of America’s top Black [...]

WILLEM DE KOONING | ZAO WOU-KI AT LEVY GORVY GALLERY

Lévy Gorvy is pleased to present the first exhibition ever to pair the abstract landscapes of Chinese-French master Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013) and Dutch-born American titan Willem de Kooning (1904-1997). With the full support of the Willem de Kooning Foundation and the Foundation Zao Wou-Ki.              Although contemporaries, the two postwar masters [...]

AND THE WINNER IS…..

ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL CO-FOUNDER Melissa Silverstein is the founder and publisher of Women and Hollywood, which educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry.  Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017.  Women and Hollywood is one of the most respected sites focused on women's issues and popular culture Silverstein has been recognized as one of the foremost [...]

A WOMAN GALLERIST MAKING BOLD MOVES

  BROADWAY 1602 is a contemporary art gallery of the highest reputation with a decade of expertise in representing the pioneering work by women artists and the avant-garde of the 1960s and 70s. Evelyne Axell, Rosemarie Castoro, Babette Mangolte, Idelle Weber, Marjorie Strider, Lenora de Barros, Lydia Okumura, Penny Slinger, and Sylvia Palacios Whitman are [...]

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 [...]

NEWLY INSPIRED PHOTOGRAPHY

Mami Kosemura is a contemporary artist whose early photographs and animations reference traditional subjects taken from classical European motifs and Japanese. The artist explored the confluence between painting and filmmaking. Her current work pursues a new approach that incorporates various elements of painting, composition and perspective through her painting-like photographs that have a strong sense [...]

ASHOK JAIN GALLERY PRESENTS JAPANESE SUMMER ART SHOW

SAKIKO TOYAMA   MACHIKO KOIKE The group exhibition, “New Arts Prospect from Japan III 2016”, is in its third year presenting emerging and well-known artists from Japan, curated by Sai Morikawa. Ashok Jain Gallery has been holding this exhibition series with the purpose of introducing Japanese artists to New York City art scene.  Artists included: Eri [...]

A STITCH IN TIME: GHOST VARIATIONS INSTALLATION AT C.G. BOERNER GALLERY

The Cuban-born artists Alain Guerra (b. 1968) and Neraldo de la Paz (b. 1955) have been working collaboratively under the name Guerra de la Paz since 1996. Guerra de la Paz (GdlP) is a collaboration between Miami-based, Cuban-born artists Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz. Over the past two decades, GdlP has transformed the [...]

STATEN ISLAND HAS AN ART SCENE

MEET DB LAMPMAN   DB Lampman is known for her unusual large-scale sculptural installations, video and performance art. She received her BFA from Maryland Institute, College of Art in 1994 and her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1996. DB is a 2011 recipient of the Premier Grant from the Council on the [...]