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Gallery Shows in New York City This Week - June 9-June 16

June 9, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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For art in galleries, from shows to openings to receptions and special events, check out City Guide's calendar listings for New York City. From Chelsea galleries to SoHo galleries to all points in between, we've got comprehensive painting, sculpture, performance art, conceptual art, and photography listings.

 

 

Kgb: Writer's Hotel - KGB Bar
June 09, 2019 - New York

 

 

KGB: Writer's Hotel

Sunday Gospel Brunch Harlem Gospel Choir All You Can Eat Buffet - Sony Hall
June 09, 2019 - New York

All Brunch prices do not reflect applicable gratuity or additional beverages. Each guest will be presented with a bill for the optional 18% gratuity. The Choir brings their experience of Harlem and the Black Church to Times Square in a foot stomping, hand clapping show for fans from around the world. The home-style "all you can eat" southern buffet is guaranteed to fill the hole in your soul, and the Choir's joyous performance will have you dancing on the stage.

Creative Play Ages 3-5 - Japan Society
June 09, 2019 - New York

Listen to a story about Sports Day and play some unique Japanese sports day games like tamaire, and the silly pan-kui kyoso to win prizes! Communities and schools across Japan celebrate Sports Day with a sports festival which is similar to a mini Olympics.

Origami - Japan Society
June 09, 2019 - New York

Learn how to fold your own origami creations and watch a giant origami folding demo

Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture - The Frick Collection
Through June 09, 2019 - New York

Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture is the first major exhibition in the United States to focus on the portraiture of Giovanni Battista Moroni (1520/24–1579/80). A painter of portraits and religious subjects, Moroni is celebrated as an essential figure in the northern Italian tradition of naturalistic painting that includes Leonardo da Vinci, the Carracci, and Caravaggio. This exhibition, shown exclusively at The Frick Collection, brings to light the innovation of the artist, whose role in a larger history of European portraiture has yet to be fully explored. His famous Tailor (National Gallery, London), for example, anticipates by decades the "narrative" portraits of Rembrandt, and his Pace Rivola Spini (Accademia Carrara, Bergamo), arguably the first independent full-length portrait of a standing woman produced in Italy, prefigures the many women that Van Dyck would paint in this format in the following century.

Masterpieces of French Faience: Selections from the Sidney R. Knafel Collection - The Frick Collection
Through June 09, 2019 - New York

The exhibition in the Portico Gallery presents a promised gift to the Frick Collection: seventy-five objects from the collection of Sidney R. Knafel — the finest collection of French faience in private hands — to tell the fascinating and complex history of this particular art form. A feat of great technical achievement, French faience was introduced to Lyon in the second half of the sixteenth century by skilled Italian immigrants — the French word "faience" derives from the northern Italian city of Faenza. Over the next two centuries, production spread throughout the provinces of metropolitan France. The fine decoration of French faience draws inspiration from multiple sources, including Italian maiolica, Asian porcelain, and contemporary engravings. The forms of its platters, bowls, plates, and ewers derive mostly from European ceramics and silver. These influences come together in works of great originality.

Poets House’s 24th Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge - Across the Brooklyn Bridge
June 10, 2019 - New York

Hundreds of poetry lovers, well-known poets including former poet laureate Robert Pinsky, Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardio, Rosamund King, Jennie Xie and Anne Waldman will make a poetic pilgrimage across the Brooklyn Bridge as they read aloud NYC-centric poetry on Monday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m., starting in front of the Municipal Building at One Centre Street at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan. The 24th annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge benefits Poets House, a 70,000-volume poetry library, national literary center, and creative space that invites poets and the public to step into the living tradition of poetry. The participating poets, longtime Poets House Executive Director Lee Briccetti and Elizabeth Kray Award for Outstanding Service to Poetry recipient Anne Waldman, will be available for interviews. Proceeds from the Poetry Walk support the programs and services of Poets House. Founded in 1985 by two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Stanley Kunitz and legendary arts administrator Elizabeth Kray, Poets House creates a home for all who read and write poetry. In 2009, Poets House moved into its permanent home, at 10 River Terrace in Battery Park City, on t... (read more)

Email Basics - Boardman Road Branch Library
June 10, 2019 - Brooklyn

Do you have questions on how to create an email account, learn about the different email providers and to compose an email? Or maybe you have questions on how to attach a file to an email. Learn how to connect with the world through email by joining us every Monday for our email basics class and get answers to your questions.

Fitness Fun - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 10, 2019 - Brooklyn

Want to stay physically and mentally fit? Then join us for this weekly fitness program that will help strengthen the body and relieve stress. Participants will be able to sample different forms of exercises such as chair yoga, callanetics, traditional yoga, tai chi, aerobics, and more.

Speak Everyday English - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 10, 2019 - Brooklyn

Do you want to learn how to speak English for everyday use? If so, this class is perfect for you! Join us to learn practical English that you can use in your everyday situations.

Game On - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 10, 2019 - Brooklyn

Kids age 6-12 and their caregivers can play board games and table top games every Monday. Bring a friend or make a new one!

Live Drawing with Models - Flushing Town Hall
June 10, 2019 - Flushing

Draw from a live nude model. Bring your sketch pad with your favorite drawing medium. Each artist will have the opportunity to hone their skills with a series of quick and long poses while listening to music in a relaxing non-judgmental environment. Refreshments and snacks are available to get your creative juices flowing.

Kgb: Mwa - KGB Bar
June 11, 2019 - New York

KGB: MWA

Citizenship Prep Class - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

Citizenship prep class. Registration required.

Story Play - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers can join us for books, songs, ryhmes and play!

Computer Basics - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

This class is for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

Speak English with Idioms - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

If you already speak some English and now would like to speak more like a native, you've found the right place. One of the keys to speaking like a native is the ability to use and understand casual expressions, or idioms. American English is full of idioms. You won't learn these expressions in a standard textbook. But you will hear them all the time in everyday conversation. You'll also find them in books, newspapers, magazines, and TV shows. This class will help you understand and use idioms better.

Build with Lego - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

Kids age 6-12 years old can build something new during build with LEGOs!

Teen Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

Engage with technology at the library!

Peaer - Trans-Pecos
June 11, 2019 - Ridgewood

All Ages

Bee.Tyl / Crownkidd / Young Heartbreak / Mars as a Girl / Joey Blackheart - Trans-Pecos
Through June 11, 2019 - Ridgewood

OTTER HOUSE presents: Bee.tyl Crownkiddd Young Heartbreak Mars as a girl Joey Blackheart

Neal Stephenson: Fall - Strand Book Store
June 12, 2019 - New York

Join us in the Rare Book Room as Neal Stephenson shares his new book Fall! The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Seveneves, Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon returns with a wildly inventive and entertaining science fiction thriller—Paradise Lost by way of Philip K. Dick—that unfolds in the near future, in parallel worlds. Fall, or Dodge in Hell is pure, unadulterated fun: a grand drama of analog and digital, man and machine, angels and demons, gods and followers, the finite and the eternal. In this exhilarating epic, Neal Stephenson raises profound existential questions and touches on the revolutionary breakthroughs that are transforming our future. Combining the technological, philosophical, and spiritual in one grand myth, he delivers a mind-blowing speculative literary saga for the modern age.

Incubating Business Ideas Through Movement - THE GREENWICH VILLAGE CHELSEA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
June 12, 2019 - New York

When we talk about traditional business structure, we think in terms of hierarchy, top-down leadership, and oppressive work environments. We embody these inorganic structures and we feel the pain that this brings to our work life, both as the business owner and as the employee. This workshop is intended to offer an alternative model for business leaders to adopt -- an organizational model (and way of working) that is healthier. Because there is #AnotherWay. And, it's the way of Conscious Capitalism, purpose-driven business, and the global, social enterprise. So, in this workshop, we learn about a more organic approach towards business that nurtures the individual, allows for the team to feel the joy of growing as the business moves forward, and highlights the psychosomatic connection of a business body in motion to the living in potential of the humans who work within that ecosystem. This is #ArtsMeetsBiz. IMPORTANT: There will be moved as part of this workshop, so please wear something comfortable. And, as we explore various principles related to this type of business, we will practice movement activities that demonstrate the idea in action.

Rr: Same Page Reading Series - KGB Bar
June 12, 2019 - New York

No cover. 2 drink minimum. RR: Same Page Reading Series

New Utrecht Library Crochet/Knit Club - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Crocheters and knitters come join the New Utrecht Crochet/Knit Club to make beautiful blankets to be donated to those in need.

Chair Yoga - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for this gentle form of yoga. Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. If you are unable to attend traditional yoga due to limitations then this class is for you.

Computer Basics - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

This class is for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

Library Lab - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Kids age 6-12 can join us for hands-on science projects!

Teen Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Engage with technology at the library!

U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

If you are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, we can help.

Jeanines / Bex / Charm / Bushies - Trans-Pecos
June 12, 2019 - Ridgewood

All Ages Jeanines BEX Charm Bushies

Opening Reception of "Nature of Wonder" by Shony Rivnay - ZAZ10TS
June 13, 2019 - New York

Titled “Nature of Wonder” by Shony Rivnay provides a glimpse into obscurity, freedom, and a natural curiosity that we all experience in our creative lives. It is an opportunity to think, but also to let go of thinking. It is a pathway into joyous viewing and a simple understanding of how things work. Shony Rivnay’s recent body of work reveals a natural curiosity towards form and matter. Comprised of a large series of vibrant paintings, they vary in size and technique.

HOWARD JONES Men Without Hats, All Hail The Silence - PlayStation Theater
June 13, 2019 - New York

It was in 1983 that Howard Jones first burst upon the contemporary music scene with his very English songwriting, pioneering synthesizers and thought provoking lyrics. He set out his manifesto in his very first single ' New Song'. The lyrics called on the listener to challenge their preconceived ideas, to see both sides and 'throw off your mental chains'. New Song was recently used in a pivotal scene in 'Breaking Bad' where Aaron Paul's character Jessie Pinkman questions if he wants to 'play by the rules'. New Song peaked at number 3 in the UK singles charts. Along with 'New Song', The first two albums, 'Humans Lib' and 'Dream into Action', brought Howard a host of hits including 'Things Can Only Get Better', 'What is Love?', 'Pearl In The Shell', 'Like to Get To know You Well', 'Hide And Seek' (performed at Live Aid), 'Look Mama' and 'No One Is To Blame', which reached No.1 in the US. Howard has sold over 8 million albums across the globe and is one of a select group of British artists who have comprehensively 'broken America'.

Reading Is Fundamental - Bedford Branch Library
June 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Reading is Fundamental is a program in which you can receive free books. A library card is needed to join in which you will receive a free book with continued attendance another free book in 3 weeks. It's a fun way to build you own library of books of your choice. So come and join us! Hope to see you there!

Knitting & Crocheting Club - Bedford Branch Library
June 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Every Thursday afternoon all skill levels are welcomed to join the Knitting and Crochet group. Come meet new people and work on projects. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook, knitting needles and yarn.

Story Play - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Kids age 0-5 years and their caregivers can join us for books, songs, ryhmes and play!

Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art: Exhibition Tour - Club Free Time
June 13, 2019 - New York

Folk art has flourished in the heart of New York City since the eighteenth century, contrary to popular belief that it was a rural genre that reflected local tastes, traditions, and needs. Around 100 works of art by self-taught artists tell the story about New York City as the center of America's financial and commercial world from two perspectives simultaneously: "The Art of Business" portrays the people and places that were part of the city's thrumming commercial life, and "The Business of Art" highlights the diverse mediums and formats used by the artists, artisans, and manufacturers. This tour of the exhibition is conducted by museum gallery guides.

Ask a Tech - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our drop-in computer lab @ New Utrecht Library for personalized assistance.

Movies @ the Library: Stan & Ollie (Pg-13) - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain

Teen Tech Time - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Engage with technology at the library!

Esol Conversation Group - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 13, 2019 - Brooklyn

Practice and improve your conversation skills and make friends with other English language learners from around the world.

The Artist Isn't (Physically) Present: Women in Digital Art - Showfields
June 13, 2019 - New York

Join us for an engaging discussion at The Loft at SHOWFIELDS among celebrated digital artists Molly Soda, Claudia Hart, and Faith Holland, followed by a reception with wine and sparkling CBD beverages courtesy of Recess. Works from artist panelists will be on display on the Meural Canvas. Schedule: 6:30 PM: Doors 7 PM PM: Panel + Q&A 8 PM: Reception While new technologies have been giving birth to new mediums for expression since time immemorial, digital art has only begun to scrape the surface of the mainstream, especially as an art form with meaningful market value. Many of today’s digital art distribution methods bypass the traditional gatekeepers that have led us to an art market shaped by the homogenous elite but lack the framework that has allowed the traditional art world to operate successfully from a business standpoint. This new wave of artistic exchange that exists in URL, not IRL, has heralded both new freedoms and new risks, especially for those who diverge from what a “master artist” once looked like. In this discussion, led by Meural Head of Curation Poppy Simpson, prominent female-identifying artists will discuss the ways in which they are building th... (read more)

Rr: F Bomb Flash Fiction Series - KGB Bar
June 14, 2019 - New York

No cover. 2 drink minimum. RR: F Bomb Flash Fiction Series

Teen Tech Time - Bedford Branch Library
June 14, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join our Teen Tech Time program. Play various gaming systems such as XBOX and Playstation 4.

Fitness Fun - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 14, 2019 - Brooklyn

Want to stay physically and mentally fit? Then join us for this weekly fitness program that will help strengthen the body and relieve stress. Participants will be able to sample different forms of exercises such as chair yoga, callanetics, traditional yoga, tai chi, aerobics, and more.

Understanding Innovation - Metropolitan Museum of Art
June 14, 2019 - New York City

See drivers of innovation through the lens of art and culture at The Met Museum. Explore ideas and technologies that changed the world, understanding and discussing how they originated and who they benefitted.

Kids Create - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 14, 2019 - Brooklyn

Create something new and all your own. Every week is a new arts and craft project. For kids age 5-12, young children must be accompanied by an adult.

Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art: Exhibition Tour - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Folk art has flourished in the heart of New York City since the eighteenth century, contrary to popular belief that it was a rural genre that reflected local tastes, traditions, and needs. Around 100 works of art by self-taught artists tell the story about New York City as the center of America's financial and commercial world from two perspectives simultaneously: "The Art of Business" portrays the people and places that were part of the city's thrumming commercial life, and "The Business of Art" highlights the diverse mediums and formats used by the artists, artisans, and manufacturers.

White Boy Rick (2018): Story of a 14 year old FBI informant starring Matthew McConaughey - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.

Artist Talk: See Why - Club Free Time
June 15, 2019 - New York

Artist Cyrilla Mozenter talks about her exhibition. A follow-up to her previous exhibition with the gallery, See Why continues Mozenter's focus on wool felt sculptures, large scale wall-hanging felt works, and delicate framed works on paper. The artworks further explore Mozenter's abstract narratives of text and sound—animated through personal pictographic imagery—and the deconstruction of letters as both images and sounds.

Paint and Sip - Painting Lounge
June 15, 2019 - Brooklyn

PAINT AND SIP ON WINE. FINGER FOOD AND WINE PROVIDED. ARE YOU READY TO DISCOVER THE ARTIST INSIDE OF YOU? COME AND PAINT FOR A GOOD CAUSE. PROCEEDS GO TO THE "CHILDREN'S CANCER INSTITUTE". BYOB(BRING YOUR OWN BOTTLE AND FOOD IS ALSO AN OPTION). GENERAL TICKETS ARE $55 AND RAFFLE TICKETS ARE $65. FOLLOW US ON OUR NEW SOCIAL MEDIA PAGE TO STAY UPDATED WITH THE LASTEST EVENTS, ENTERTAINMENT NEWS AND GIVEAWAYS. @THEREALTIFFANIESTEELE ADD A COMMENT ONCE YOU BOOK YOUR TICKET. CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU ALL THERE !!!

Saturday Storytime - Brooklyn Public Library New Utrecht Branch
June 15, 2019 - Brooklyn

Books, songs, play- what will we do today? Kids of all ages are invited to join us for a family storytime!

Xhosa / Cherry [Homecoming!] / Bby Boy / Awksymoron / Anaya - Trans-Pecos
June 15, 2019 - Ridgewood

ALL AGES IG @lacherrycita XHOSA BBY BOY Anaya

Path through History Weekend - Cooperstown
June 15, 2019 - Cooperstown

Experience history throughout New York State during these two special Path Through History Weekends! Witness history before your very eyes by checking out the special events going during Path Through History Weekend in our Mohawk Valley Region.

New York State Path through History: Father's Day Weekend - Cooperstown
June 15, 2019 - Cooperstown

You don't have to be a historian to appreciate New York State's rich heritage. New York's Path Through History helps you discover, experience and appreciate the state's amazing past. A wealth of memorable experiences awaits you - from living history museums to forts and military landmarks, to the homes of presidents, great writers, and artists. With an unparalleled network of museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions, Path Through History takes you across the state to discover events of the past and learn how they reverberate today.

Worlds without Borders - Boers-Li Gallery
Through June 15, 2019 - New York

Worlds without Borders, solo exhibition of Esteban Cabeza de Baca, a walk-through with the artist, followed by a reception.

De Kooning - Mnuchin Gallery
Through June 15, 2019 - New York

Mnuchin Gallery is proud to announce De Kooning: Five Decades. This will be the gallery's eleventh de Kooning exhibition and its most ambitious in scope. The exhibition highlights key moments from every decade of de Kooning's mature career, underscoring the tireless experimentation and stylistic reinvention that defined his oeuvre. The presentation begins with a group of seminal Women drawings from the late 1940s and early '50s and goes on to trace his oscillation between figuration and abstraction, woman and landscape, from 1947 through 1983, demonstrating his mastery across painting, drawing, and sculpture. De Kooning: Five Decades will be on view April 19 through June 15, 2019 and will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue authored by Pepe Karmel.

Pulled In Brooklyn - International Print Center New York
Through June 15, 2019 - New York

Curated by Roberta Waddell & Samantha Rippner with Consulting Printer Luther Davis April 4–June 15, 2019 Press Preview, Thursday, April 4, 10–11:30 AM Opening Reception, 6–8 PM, featuring live demonstration by Kayrock Screenprinting --- International Print Center New York is pleased to announce its highly anticipated spring exhibition Pulled In Brooklyn, co-curated by Roberta Waddell and Samantha Rippner, in consultation with printer Luther Davis. This exhibition is the first in-depth exploration of the vibrant network of artists, printers, and workshops that has developed and flourished in Brooklyn since the early 1990s. This monumental exhibition is also IPCNY’s first to occupy two adjacent spaces, more than doubling the scale of its previous presentations. "IPCNY is thrilled to spotlight Brooklyn as home to a deep network of printers and workshops, from Greenpoint and Williamsburg to Bushwick and Crown Heights," says Director Judy Hecker, "with a collective can-do ethos that has supported innovation in the borough and in contemporary art." Works by 101 artists created across twenty-six printshops and book arts workshops reveal a close-knit and generous community, suppo... (read more)

Zoya Cherkassky Soviet Childhood - Fort Gansevoort
Through June 15, 2019 - New York

Fort Gansevoort presents Soviet Childhood, the first solo exhibition in the United States featuring the work of Zoya Cherkassky. Through the depiction of the quotidian lives of the final generation of Soviet children, Cherkassky creates a nostalgic and approachable portrait of the Soviet Union. One can relate to the banality of these scenes, with only the fashions and details peppered throughout disclosing the strange time and place in which Cherkassky and her subjects lived.

Mnuchin Gallery - Madison Avenue Gallery Walk
Through June 15, 2019 - New York

De Kooning: Five Decades Robert E. Mnuchin (born 1933) is an American art dealer and former banker. He is the founder of the Mnuchin Gallery at 45 East 78th Street, New York. He is the father of Steven Mnuchin, who is the United States Secretary of the Treasury in the Trump administration. In 1992, Mnuchin opened his gallery, C & M Arts, with James Corcoran, a Los Angeles-based dealer.[2] In 2005, the name of gallery was changed to L&M Arts when he entered into partnership with Dominique Lévy; she left in 2013 to open her own gallery nearby

Amici Tomodachi Presents: Midnight Matsuri - Trans-Pecos
Through June 15, 2019 - Ridgewood

AMICI TOMODACHI presents: Francis Nishida Monchan Sean Sato SANA Jorge Talking Rings (Francisco Galeno Caban IV) ================================ Artwork on flyer by Jordan Robertson Amici Tomodachi is a Brooklyn based party label, all about promoting global friendship and showcasing the best of the underground house scene in NYC.

Path through History Weekend - Cooperstown
June 16, 2019 - Cooperstown

Experience history throughout New York State during these two special Path Through History Weekends! Witness history before your very eyes by checking out the special events going during Path Through History Weekend in our Mohawk Valley Region.

New York State Path through History: Father's Day Weekend - Cooperstown
June 16, 2019 - Cooperstown

You don't have to be a historian to appreciate New York State's rich heritage. New York's Path Through History helps you discover, experience and appreciate the state's amazing past. A wealth of memorable experiences awaits you - from living history museums to forts and military landmarks, to the homes of presidents, great writers, and artists. With an unparalleled network of museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions, Path Through History takes you across the state to discover events of the past and learn how they reverberate today

Gardiner Open Studio Tour (Gost) – Summer 2019 - Artist Studios in and around Gardiner
Through June 16, 2019 - Gardiner

Gardiner Open Studio Tour (GOST) 2019 – Artists’ open their studio doors so visitors can get a rare look ‘behind the scenes.’ This free, self-guided tour takes place Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Visit https://www.gardineropenstudiotour.com for a tour map and more information. Don't miss this opportunity to meet the artists where they create, learn about their process, and take home a unique treasure from your time in beautiful Gardiner, NY. This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.

Father's Day Week at Ortzi - Luma Hotel
Through June 16, 2019 - New York

Treat Dad all week long! Stay tuned for menu specials.

Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture - The Frick Collection
Through June 16, 2019 - New York

Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture is the first major exhibition in the United States to focus on the portraiture of Giovanni Battista Moroni (1520/24–1579/80). A painter of portraits and religious subjects, Moroni is celebrated as an essential figure in the northern Italian tradition of naturalistic painting that includes Leonardo da Vinci, the Carracci, and Caravaggio. This exhibition, shown exclusively at The Frick Collection, brings to light the innovation of the artist, whose role in a larger history of European portraiture has yet to be fully explored. His famous Tailor (National Gallery, London), for example, anticipates by decades the "narrative" portraits of Rembrandt, and his Pace Rivola Spini (Accademia Carrara, Bergamo), arguably the first independent full-length portrait of a standing woman produced in Italy, prefigures the many women that Van Dyck would paint in this format in the following century.

Masterpieces of French Faience: Selections from the Sidney R. Knafel Collection - The Frick Collection
Through June 16, 2019 - New York

The exhibition in the Portico Gallery presents a promised gift to the Frick Collection: seventy-five objects from the collection of Sidney R. Knafel — the finest collection of French faience in private hands — to tell the fascinating and complex history of this particular art form. A feat of great technical achievement, French faience was introduced to Lyon in the second half of the sixteenth century by skilled Italian immigrants — the French word "faience" derives from the northern Italian city of Faenza. Over the next two centuries, production spread throughout the provinces of metropolitan France. The fine decoration of French faience draws inspiration from multiple sources, including Italian maiolica, Asian porcelain, and contemporary engravings. The forms of its platters, bowls, plates, and ewers derive mostly from European ceramics and silver. These influences come together in works of great originality.

The Lit Exhibit: Rituals - Temporary Storage
Through June 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

The Lit Exhibit: RITUALS is an annual showcase of poetry, storytelling, and literary art. Our 2019 showcase takes place in Brooklyn, NY and centers works around the theme "RITUALS." This year we are proud to feature over 40 writers and artists in the main gallery, nearly 25 vendors for our first ever mini zine fest, and to be partnering with over a dozen facilitators and collectives for events and workshops throughout June! Please join us for the opening reception on June 8th! What To Expect: Original Writing by contemporary local/national/international writers Interactive Installations - altars, video poems, story collabs + more! Mini Zine Fest - check out original writing, art, zines, and merch from our vendors! Light Refreshments! And the best part? It's FREE! (RSVP is required.)

Andachtsbild - Petzel Gallery
Through June 22, 2019 - New York

Petzel Gallery is pleased to present Andachtsbild, a group show opening May 3rd and on view through June 22nd at the gallery's Upper East Side location. The exhibition, curated by Karel Schampers, formerly Director of the Frans Hals Museum in the Netherlands, explores various visual modes and expressions of humanity, rooting itself in the idea of devotion. Andachtsbild presents artworks that delve into our emotional values and testify to the true experiences of human beings. It is Schampers' belief that artists are innately able to give special meaning to this subject matter as they have the ability to broach it with a broader sense of intimacy than most. Presenting the viewer with works of art that highlight eclectic interpretations of devotion and human expression will lead to a broader awareness of and engagement with what is being represented. "Andachtsbild is about love, dedication, concern, involvement, vulnerability, friendship, sincerity, consolation, and humility," Schampers says. "The show is meant to inspire and the works selected invite the viewer to further contemplate these sentiments."

Picasso's Women: Fernande to Jacqueline - Gagosian
Through June 22, 2019 - New York

Gagosian, in partnership with members of the Picasso family, is pleased to present Picasso's Women: Fernande to Jacqueline, an exhibition of paintings and sculptures that attests to the central role and influence of the many women in Picasso's life. It has been organized in honor of the gallery's late friend and colleague, Sir John Richardson. In the early 1960s, Richardson was planning to write a study of Picasso's portraits and spent hours with the artist, poring over reproductions of his works. As Picasso spoke about the complexities of his pictorial thinking—pointing out, for example, that a portrait of Dora Maar might also contain elements referring to her romantic predecessor Marie-Thérèse Walter, and her successor Françoise Gilot—Richardson began to believe that a detailed biographical treatment of Picasso's portraiture would close a notable gap in Picasso scholarship. Decades later he would sit down to write what would become the monumental multivolume biography, A Life of Picasso.

Illumination - Agora Gallery
Through June 25, 2019 - NYC

The works of Hendrik Bellstedt, Moving Elephant by Mark, Michai Morin, Luiz Todeschi, and Kazuhiro Ueda can be described as digital, abstract sculptors, creating Illumination. An exhibition that plays with light, refraction, shape, material, and contrast, along with our imaginative tendencies to create stories from snapshots. The viewer will be ensconced in otherworldly ambiances and moods, invoked to wonder what lies just outside the rendered display. All while the light, in its perpetual ambulation, amends. Illumination opens on June 5, 2019 and will be on display until June 25, 2019. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 6 PM - 8 PM. Entrance to the gallery is free and open to the public. Exhibition Dates: June 5 – June 25, 2019 Reception: Thursday, June 6, 2019 6-8 PM Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY Event URL: https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/Illumination_6_5_2019.aspx Featured Artists: Hendrik Bellstedt | Moving Elephant by Mark | Michai Morin | Luiz Todeschi | Kazuhiro Ueda About Agora Gallery Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery locat... (read more)

Enlightenment, Delight & Wonder - Agora Gallery
Through June 25, 2019 - NYC

Enlightenment, Delight, And Wonder brings together eight artists working in three mediums ranging from mixed media to painting and sculpture. Work on view examines how the physical world interacts with the metaphysical; evoking contemplation of man’s place in nature and developing a narrative surrounding the importance in conserving that which we are a part of, depicted through the consciousness of the artist and exploring the human story in a juxtaposition of shapes, lines and colors. Enlightenment, Delight, And Wonder opens on June 5, 2019 and will be on display until June 25, 2019. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 6 PM - 8 PM. Entrance to the gallery is free and open to the public. Exhibition Dates: June 5 – June 25, 2019 Reception: Thursday, June 6, 2019 6-8 PM Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY Event URL: https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/Enlightenment,_6_5_2019.aspx Featured Artists: Margaret Adams | Pamela Bennett Ader | André Bakoš | J. Roger Charoux | Venceslao Mascia | Zvia Merdinger | Ashley Morgan | Lisa Sommers About Agora Gallery Agora... (read more)

New York to Route 66: A Pictorial History - Meet in Place
Through June 28, 2019 - New York

Paul Calendrillo New York and Meet in Place are proud to present New York to Route 66: A Pictorial History, by photographer, Christophe Avril. Three blocks from the Superfine Fair. Come join us as well on May 1st after 6pm. Opening Reception May 1st 6pm to 8pm May 1st to June 28th 2019 Meet in Place 75 Spring Street New York, NY 10012 Growing up in France, my first interest with the image world was looking through magazines that were hanging everywhere in our small flat, magazines like: L’Ecran, Cinémonde, Life and Vogue, and by watching the black and white TV with all the American movies. This is when I discovered the American west with John Ford movies filmed in Monument Valley and other places in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Everything looked so big. Also, the I loved the television series that made me travel to America, The Little House in the Prairie, Bonanza, Route 66, Wanted Dead or Alive and Daniel Boone. Later on, I discovered still photography and very rapidly fell in love with this art. Photographers like, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, or Helmut Newton and the American, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange or Annie Leibovitz made me want to become a ... (read more)

In Flux: Kim Keever and Edwina White - Preview Reception - Tillou Fine Art
Through June 28, 2019 - Brooklyn

Opening on Saturday, May 4, Tillou Fine Art will present In Flux, an exhibition of ethereal new works by gallery artists Kim Keever and Edwina White. The works in the exhibition are united by an energetic, otherworldly quality. Keever’s photographs, which sit at the intersection of photography and painting, realism and abstraction, share a synergy with White’s brand new series of paintings, which envision delicately realized, esoteric forms in a curious, cosmic field. Kim Keever is well-known for creating strange and atmospheric photographic images by pouring paint into a 200-gallon water tank and then photographing the colors as they disperse and meld, creating images that evoke earthly clouds while also remaining abstract and alien. The works are mysterious and ephemeral, creating a nuanced and dreamlike space that bridges the real and surreal. Edwina White’s new abstract works mark an exciting development in her practice. Well-known for illustrating whimsical figures while toying with the surreal, i.e. a woman made of birds in flight, this new series embraces the unsettling resemblance of life forms. The works catapult fully into the realm of the imagination, ma... (read more)

New York to Route 66: A Pictorial History - Meet in Place
Through June 28, 2019 - New York

Just Three Blocks from the Superfine Art Fair Paul Calendrillo New York and Meet in Place are proud to present New York to Route 66: A Pictorial History By photographer Christophe Avril Growing up in France, my first interest with the image world was looking through magazines that were hanging everywhere in our small flat, magazines like: L’Ecran, Cinémonde, Life and Vogue, and by watching the black and white TV with all the American movies. This is when I discovered the American west with John Ford movies filmed in Monument Valley and other places in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Everything looked so big. Also, the I loved the television series that made me travel to America, The Little House in the Prairie, Bonanza, Route 66, Wanted Dead or Alive and Daniel Boone. Later on, I discovered still photography and very rapidly fell in love with this art. Photographers like, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, or Helmut Newton and the American, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange or Annie Leibovitz made me want to become a photographer. But my all-time inspirational photographers, whom I appreciate without trying to copy, are artists like Robert Doisneau , Ansel Adams, Edward... (read more)

Di Donna - Madison Avenue Gallery Walk
Through June 28, 2019 - New York

Di Donna Galleries announces Surrealism in Mexico, an exhibition that explores the robust creative moment that emerged between 1940 and 1955 as an international community of artists fled World War II in Europe and settled in Mexico. There, many principles that had defined the Surrealist movement were broadened and transformed in response to a new topography, new cultures, and the experience of exile, toward the creation of radically innovative new styles. This vibrant art-historical episode was made possible through liberal ideas about collaboration, immigration, and gender roles. It is particularly relevant in the context of today's cultural and political climate, where such issues remain under intense scrutiny and debate. Surrealism in Mexico is unprecedented in the United States for its subject and its scope. The exhibition will feature paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, and collages by artists including Lola Álvarez Bravo, Leonora Carrington, Esteban Francés, Gunther Gerzso, Kati Horna, Frida Kahlo, Agustín Lazo, Matta, Gordon Onslow Ford, Wolfgang Paalen, Alice Rahon, Bridget Bate Tichenor, and Remedios Varo, with loans from distinguished private collections, corpo... (read more)

Ewan Gibbs: New York / Chicago - Richard Gray Gallery
Through June 29, 2019 - New York

Richard Gray Gallery is pleased to present New York / Chicago, a solo exhibition of drawings by British artist Ewan Gibbs at the gallery’s New York location from April 25 to June 29, 2019. New York / Chicago will open with a reception for the artist on April 25, 6-8 PM. Renowned British artist Ewan Gibbs creates intimately scaled portraits of the built environment. Working from photographs taken during his travels, Gibbs carefully renders images of urban landmarks using his methodical drawing technique. The resulting images infuse the iconic manufactured exteriors of the city with an inner nostalgia and demand close observation. New York / Chicago presents a recent body of work comprising parallel but distinct series of drawings that are based on the artist’s personal encounters in the two cities. Each drawing contains thousands of minuscule pen and pencil marks and pinpricks—a system developed by Gibbs over twenty-five years ago after seeing knitting patterns containing various graphic symbols within a large, organized grid.

Ewan Gibbs: New York / Chicago - Richard Gray Gallery
Through June 29, 2019 - New York

Richard Gray Gallery is pleased to present New York / Chicago, a solo exhibition of drawings by British artist Ewan Gibbs at the gallery’s New York location from April 25 to June 29, 2019. New York / Chicago will open with a reception for the artist on April 25, 6-8 PM. Renowned British artist Ewan Gibbs creates intimately scaled portraits of the built environment. Working from photographs taken during his travels, Gibbs carefully renders images of urban landmarks using his methodical drawing technique. The resulting images infuse the iconic manufactured exteriors of the city with an inner nostalgia and demand close observation. New York / Chicago presents a recent body of work comprising parallel but distinct series of drawings that are based on the artist’s personal encounters in the two cities. Each drawing contains thousands of minuscule pen and pencil marks and pinpricks—a system developed by Gibbs over twenty-five years ago after seeing knitting patterns containing various graphic symbols within a large, organized grid.

Kiki Kogelnik's Art at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery - Mitchell-Innes & Nash
Through June 29, 2019 - New York

A social butterfly and fashion plate as well as an artist, Kiki Kogelnik (1935–1997) was born in Austria, but moved to NYC in 1961, just as Pop Art was starting to take off. Her work, however, wasn't about the cartoons, product brands, celebrities, advertising and other subjects associated with Warhol, Lichtenstein, Rosenquist, etc. Rather, her paintings and sculpture bounced off of couture design for sly observations on gender and the constraints imposed on women by culture and commerce.

Joel Dietz: Touch Me Deeply - NYA Gallery
Through June 30, 2019 - New York

Joel Dietz: Touch Me Deeply Opening Reception: Thursday, June 6, 6-9pm Exhibition Dates: June 6 - June 30, 2019 7 Franklin Place New York, NY 10013 May 23, 2019 For Immediate Release: NYA Gallery is thrilled to announce the opening of a solo exhibition featuring over thirty new works by the cryptocurrency entrepreneur and visual artist Joel Dietz. The artist has constructed a narrative exploring interrelated and highly relevant topics about surface, depth, relationships, sexuality, desire, and finding meaningful human connections. Through this new series of prints and paintings, Dietz hopes to encourage audiences to examine their own relationship to media, technology, and others. Dietz creates highly eroticized imagery, drawing upon disparate subjects and styles ranging from masterworks of the Italian Renaissance to the vibrant aesthetic of the Burning Man festival. He applies acrylic paint to several of his prints in order to add texture and give his works a heightened sense of tactility and sensuality. Overall, the innovator-cum-artist is interested in probing the historic relationships between artist, model, and viewer. What’s more, his art asks spectator... (read more)

Breeze - Gallery 104
Through June 30, 2019 - New York

Breeze Opening Reception: Thursday, June 6, 6-9pm Exhibition Dates: June 6 – 30, 2019 7 Franklin Place Lower Level New York, NY 10013 May 31, 2019 For Immediate Release: Gallery 104 is pleased to announce Breeze, a group exhibition exploring the sensorial relationships between humans and environmental factors. Curated by the Director of Gallery 104, Lucy McCarron, the exhibit presents the work of an impressive roster of multidisciplinary artists working in a range of media, but with a particular focus on painting. Collectively, Breeze showcases an array of artworks where artists have interrogated natural phenomena and translated their experiences. The show will open on Thursday, June 6th with a public reception from 6-9pm. Following the reception, there will be an after-party for artists, curators, collectors, and patrons at the nearby Roxy Hotel, located between Walker and White Streets on 6th Avenue. The show will remain on view until Sunday, June 30th. Visitors may see the works during its run Monday through Sunday between the hours 12-5pm. For more information about Gallery 104 or NYA Gallery, please call (917) 472-9015 or email press@newyorkart.com.

Cyrilla Mozenter: See Why - Lesley Heller Gallery
Through June 30, 2019 - New York

Lesley Heller Gallery is pleased to present, See Why, an exhibition of new work by Cyrilla Mozenter. A follow-up to her previous exhibition with the gallery—the failed utopian (2015)—See Why continues Mozenter's focus on wool felt sculptures, large scale wall-hanging felt works, and delicate framed works on paper. The artworks further explore Mozenter's abstract narratives of text and sound—animated through personal pictographic imagery—and the deconstruction of letters as both images and sounds. Mozenter's practice is influenced by the writings of Gertrude Stein. Explorations of the phonetic sounds of letters have also been a reoccurring element in Mozenter's work, doubling at times as the works' titles. The letters and titles are playful and absurd; and defy singular interpretations.

JF Lynch: Word Drawings - Lesley Heller Gallery
Through June 30, 2019 - New York

"If you set pen to paper, is the letter "i" a written sound sign or a drawn glyph of a standing figure? When you look at a narrative drawing and understand the story, have you not just read the drawing?" Lesley Heller Gallery is pleased to present the first New York solo show of JF Lynch in our Project Space. Lynch is an artist known for his monochromatic works that feature abstracted letters and words set within a dark expanse. Working predominantly with charcoal on paper or canvas, Lynch's work bridges painting, drawing, and writing.

Brilliant - NYA Gallery
Through June 30, 2019 - New York

Brilliant Opening Reception: Thursday, June 6, 6-9pm Exhibition Dates: June 6 - June 30, 2019 7 Franklin Place New York, NY 10013 May 25, 2019 For Immediate Release: NYA Gallery is pleased to announce a group exhibition focused on the theme of brilliance, as curated by Shane Townley. In media ranging from painting to sculpture to skateboards, over forty artists will examine the formal properties of light and illumination as well as consider the idea of artistic genius or brilliance. Throughout the history of art, artists have manipulated light in order to suggest or symbolize intellectual enlightenment, spiritual awakening, and a host of other representational purposes. In addition to exploring the nature of light, the cultural producers assembled for this exhibition will probe contemporary notions of the artist, the practitioner, the creator. Overall, they present a multiplicity of responses to this historic discourse and shed new light on how we think about the role of the artist in the twenty-first century. In Rafael Colon’s masterful appropriation of Gustav Klimt’s infamous painting The Kiss (1907-08), he re-positions the subjects of the original painting ont... (read more)

Msg All Access Tour™ Experience - Nick & Stef's Steakhouse
Through June 30, 2019 - New York

Get a true New York experience on the brand new Madison Square Garden® All Access Tour™! Walk the halls of legends and hear The Garden's nearly 150 year history from an expert tour guide who knows every iconic story and moment. Plus, there's always a surprise! Will you see the hardwood or the ice? A stage being built? A rehearsal? Take the tour to find out! This package includes a three-course lunch at Nick + Stef's Steakhouse (right next to MSG) at a great value! Head over to the steakhouse for fresh salads, burgers, and traditional steakhouse fare at 1:00pm before or after your All Access Tour™.

Displaced: Stories from the Syrian Diaspora - The Gallery at W83
Through June 30, 2019 - New York

Displaced: Stories from the Syrian Diaspora. Join photographer Sara Kerens and writer Majd Taby to celebrate the opening of their exhibit of stories and images from the ten weeks they spent among groups of refugees from Syria and the surrounding region: full of loss, love, hope, and the aspiration of all people to build better lives for themselves and their families. Opening: Wednesday, May 29, 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Exhibit on display at The Gallery at W83 (150 W 83rd) from May 29 - June 30.

Warhol Women - Lévy Gorvy
Through July 05, 2019 - New York

Un art autre centres on the innovative reassessments of abstraction that emerged in postwar Paris. Un art autre, a term meaning 'Art of another kind' was coined by legendary art critic and curator Michel Tapié in 1952. The artists involved provided a distinctively European parallel to the American Abstract Expressionist movement. This exhibition will offer an insight into the allure of Paris in the 1950s and '60s: a hub of cross-cultural exchange, intellectual activity, and artistic re-invention. It will feature works by artists Sam Francis, Joan Mitchell, Jean Paul Riopelle, Pierre Soulages, and Zao Wou-Ki.

Eric N. Mack: Lemme Walk Across the Room - Brooklyn Museum
Through July 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Lemme walk across the room, the first New York City solo exhibition by the emerging artist Eric N. Mack, transforms the Museum's Great Hall with a site-responsive installation of new and existing textile-based works hung, mounted, and draped in conversation with the classical architecture of the space. Mack's work explodes the boundaries of painting, sculpture, and fashion, dynamically reflecting and framing the rich visual experiences of the everyday.

#StarringJohnCho Exhibition - Pearl River Mart Gallery
Through July 08, 2019 - New York

It’s not just a hashtag — it’s a cultural movement. Screenwriter, creative strategist, and cultural activist William Yu started the viral #StarringJohnCho project to address the lack of Asian American representation in Hollywood and to bring to life the idea of an Asian American leading actor. Now the hashtag is brought to life in a multimedia installation. Reminiscent of a movie theater lobby, the installation invites viewers to the imagined world of John Cho as a lead actor, and makes tangible the possibilities for a new kind of movie going experience for Asian Americans. See in person what movies like The Avengers, Jurassic World, and (500) Days of Summer would look like with an Asian American star. And, become a superhero yourself with the show's interactive portion! Join us in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month for the opening reception: May 18, 5 to 7pm. Free and open to the public.

We Were Always Here: Japanese-American Post-War Pioneers of Art - Heather James Fine Art
Through July 15, 2019 - San Francisco

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm Saturday 10:30am – 5pm Heather James Fine Art is pleased to present our newest location in San Francisco on the 5th floor of the well-known 49 Geary Street art collective. For over 20 years, Heather James Fine Art has maintained a reputation for the highest level of service to collectors world-wide. Now, we're excited to offer art from our expansive inventory in a location of convenience serving the entire Bay Area. Boundary-pushing paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by more than 15 artists including Yayoi Kusama, Ruth Asawa, Arakawa, and Masami Teraoka will be on view from April 4 to July 15, 2019, at Heather James Fine Art, San Francisco. We Were Always Here: Japanese-American Post-War Pioneers of Art provides an insightful chapter within the many cross-cultural narratives that developed and flourished in American art after World War II. While several artists featured in the exhibition were born in the U.S., others chose the U.S. as their home. This convergence of identities—taking place during a both highly expressive and repressive period in America—resulted in particularly potent work, which expanded the vocabulary of painting while introduc... (read more)

Dot, Point, Period - Castelli Gallery
Through July 20, 2019 - New York

The Leo Castelli Gallery opened in New York at 4 East 77th Street on February 10, 1957. In 1958 the gallery gave Jasper Johns his first exhibition. Within 10 years, the gallery became the international epicenter for Pop, Minimal, and Conceptual Art, showing among others Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, and Keith Sonnier. In 1971 the Castelli Gallery opened a second space at 420 West Broadway in SoHo. During this decade, several Conceptual artists joined the gallery, including Joseph Kosuth, Lawrence Weiner and Hanne Darboven. Leo Castelli, the gallery's founder, had an unparalleled eye for quality, combined with his extraordinary skill for nurturing and promoting new art and artists. These essential qualities secured his position as possibly the most respected and influential advocate for contemporary art of his time. In 1999 the Leo Castelli Gallery moved to the Upper East Side, where it has since been located. The gallery is now directed by Castelli's wife, Barbara Bertozzi Castelli. Ms. Bertozzi Castelli is an art historian whose specialization is ... (read more)

Exhibition opening: Woman Between Inhaling and Exhaling - Bohemian National Hall
Through July 28, 2019 - New York

[2nd Floor] An opening for the exhibition "Woman Between Inhaling and Exhaling" featuring photographs by Czech documentary photographer Dana Kyndrova who examines the many facets of women's lives. The presented photographs - shot primarily in the former Czechoslovakia and later in the Czech Republic, but also in some Western countries - show the precious moments of daily life, child birth, the tensions of school exams, falling in love. The project called "Woman Between Inhaling and Exhaling" includes photographs from the 1970s - 1990s, and its aim is to capture the life of a woman in its full variety, from birth to death. The project is divided into seven parts – adolescence, maternity and family, fun, work, eroticism, faith, and old age. Apart from the objective chronology of life's pilgrimage of a human being, or more precisely, of a woman, the photographs perceive the principal life values, which accompany and influence us during our entire existence. The theme is more or less general; thus the question is not to portray a particular environment or a characteristics of a certain country. One could say the woman portrayed is a „European" woman. A substantial part of the photograp... (read more)

Gretchen Bender: So Much Deathless - Red Bull Arts
Through July 28, 2019 - New York

Red Bull Arts New York is proud to present Gretchen Bender: So Much Deathless, the first posthumous retrospective of the life and work of the influential, multi-disciplinary artist. Opening to the public on March 6, 2019, and remaining on view until July 28, the ambitious exhibition returns the spotlight to one of contemporary art's most prescient figures, detailing her historic importance and contemporary relevance. Gretchen Bender (1951-2004) was a pioneering artist who worked across video, sculpture, computer graphics, photography, print and installation to interrogate the accelerated age of mass media. Moving to New York in 1978, Bender quickly fell in with the Post-Pictures Generation scene, centered around the artist-run gallery Nature Morte, as well as a milieu of artist and performers connected to The Kitchen. She befriended and collaborated with such figures as artists Robert Longo and Cindy Sherman, the choreographers Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, and musicians Stuart Argabright and Vernon Reid. Building upon techniques developed in her years running a feminist-Marxist screen-printing collective in Washington, D.C., Bender's early two-dimensional work, made in New York, ... (read more)

Kwang Young Chun: Aggregations - Brooklyn Museum
Through July 28, 2019 - Brooklyn

South Korean artist Kwang Young Chun combines hundreds of paper-wrapped parcels to create sculptural compositions, called Aggregations, that look like crystal formations, asteroids, or the surface of the moon. The Aggregations are simultaneously Space Age and nostalgic, beautiful and violent, powerful and fragile. They draw on the artist's training in abstract painting as well as memories of his childhood, when Korean apothecaries sold medicine in similar little bundles.

Jean-Luc Mylayne at the Parrish Art Museum - Parrish Art Museum
Through July 28, 2019 - Water Mill

In 2009, the Parrish Art Museum presented Jean-Luc Mylayne's first solo American museum exhibition. Though he began working in 1976, Mylayne has created no more than 150 unique photographs. Ten years later, this new show Jean-Luc Mylayne: A Matter of Place reveals the artist's personal view of landscape and nature. On view from March 24 to July 28, the exhibition features nine monumentally scaled photographs made in New Mexico and Texas. The latter juxtaposes natural and man-made, stillness and motion, calm and tension within poetic and mysterious photographs.

Jean-Luc Moulène - Sculpture Center
Through July 29, 2019 - Long Island City

Initially known for his enigmatic photographic endeavors, Moulène's more recent projects have investigated the intersections of advanced technology and contemporary material culture. In consideration of current advances in 3D modeling and fabrication, Moulène compares this moment in the history of object making to the advent of photography and its total transformation of human experience. While photography reproduced the world as an image, we are now about to print it in 3D.

The Female Gaze: Women Surrealists in the Americas and Europe - Heather James Fine Art
Through July 31, 2019 - New York

Piercing through the male gaze, works by leading American, British, Latin American, and Polish female Surrealistartists will be on view at Heather James Fine Art, New York, from May 8 – July 31, 2019. The Female Gaze: Women Surrealists in the Americas and Europe reframes the history of the movement by focusing exclusively on the pivotal role played by female artists as independent from—rather than in relationship to—their male counterparts. Featuring paintings, sculpture, mixed media, and collages spanning from 1938 to 2008, the exhibition also seeks to reveal the underlying political, social, and cultural attitudes that influenced ideas of gender. An opening reception will be held on May 8, from 6-8 p.m. The exhibition will be accompanied by a fully-illustrated catalogue including essays by Gloria Orenstein, Professor Emerita, Comparative Literature and Gender Studies, University of Southern California, and Patryk Tomaszewski, an art historian at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Orenstein noted, "I have been fortunate to know women Surrealists such as Leonora Carrington and Leonor Fini, and their work speaks to me on so many levels both spiritually and viscerally. I am thrilled that He... (read more)

2018-2019 AIRspace Visual Artist Residency Exhibition Opening Reception - Abrons Arts Center
Through August 04, 2019 - New York

2018-2019 AIRspace Visual Artists in Residence American Artist, Emilio Martinez Poppe, Sasha Wortzel, and Tuesday Smillie share the work they have developed during their residency period in a culminating exhibition. Exhibition is on view June 13 - August 4.

Summation & Absence: A New Science & Art Space in the Brooklyn Army Terminal - BioBAT Art Space - Brooklyn Army Terminal
Through August 16, 2019 - Brooklyn

BioBat Art Space is pleased to announce Summation & Absence, an exhibition consisting of of tactile, immersive installations where the artists engage in research that explores the human condition. By methodically drawing on the natural world, each installation opens a fresh portal into what is at stake for life on this planet, inviting the viewer to reflect on the beauty and complexity of life within a vulnerable ecosystem. These six artists create works inspired by the sciences of biology and ecology. Through additions and/or removal of variants such as information, technology, disease and toxins the artists in Summation and Absence create innovative scientific and artistic results. Curators Etty Yaniv and Christina Massey thoughtfully organized an exhibition highlighting both the differences and the common ground between the artists - their research methods, artistic processes and the resulting diversity in their visual vocabularies. Who: Artists: Suzanne Anker, Nancy Cohen, Vita Eruhimovitz, Lorrie Fredette, Michal Gavish, Elaine Whittaker Curators: Etty Yaniv and Christina Massey When: -The exhibition will be on view from May, 17 through August 16, 2019 -An open... (read more)

Garry Winogrand: Color - Brooklyn Museum
Through August 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

Garry Winogrand: Color is the first exhibition dedicated to the nearly forgotten color photographs of Garry Winogrand (1928–1984), one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century. While almost exclusively known for his black-and-white images that pioneered a "snapshot aesthetic" in contemporary art, Winogrand produced more than 45,000 color slides between the early 1950s and late 1960s. Coming from a working-class background in the Bronx and practicing at the time when photographs had little market value, Winogrand did not have the resources to produce costly and time consuming prints of his color slides during his lifetime. Yet, he remained dedicated to the medium for nearly twenty years. The exhibition presents an enveloping installation of large-scale projections comprising more than 400 rarely or never-before seen color photographs that capture the social and physical landscape of New York City and the United States. On his numerous journeys through Midtown Manhattan and across the country, Winogrand explored the raw visual poetics of public life—on streets and highways, in suburbs, at motels, theaters, fairgrounds, and amusement parks. For him, the industr... (read more)

One: Egungun - Brooklyn Museum
Through August 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia Gallery of Contemporary Art, 4th Floor

From the Eastern Bloc to the Bronx: Early Acquisitions from The Art Collection - Derfner Judaica Museum
Through August 25, 2019 - Bronx

Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale is pleased to announce its latest exhibition, From the Eastern Bloc to the Bronx: Early Acquisitions from The Art Collection, on view in the Derfner Judaica Museum from May 5–August 25, 2019. A reception and curator’s talk will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 1:30–3 p.m. in the Museum, located at 5901 Palisade Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. This event is free and open to the public. R.S.V.P. 718.581.1596 or art@hebrewhome.org. Photo I.D. required for entry at all times. The exhibition is part of the Derfner Judaica Museum’s 10th Anniversary celebration, which will include several events and activities throughout the summer. From the Eastern Bloc to the Bronx tells the fascinating story of how the Grosvenor Gallery in London promoted artists from Eastern Bloc countries and came to play a central role in shaping the Hebrew Home Art Collection. Some of the first works acquired for The Art Collection were by artists who were included in solo and group exhibitions at the Gallery, which was founded in 1960 by the American sociologist Eric Estorick (1913–1993). Estorick was instrumental in... (read more)

Freedmanart - Madison Avenue Gallery Walk
Through August 31, 2019 - New York

Walls and Occupied Spaces: paintings by artist Kit White, in a timely conversation with artist and writer Jason Stopa.

Grow with Google - Google Office
Through September 02, 2019 - New York

The Grow with Google New York City Learning Center opens on April 8th and will offer free digital skills training to all New Yorkers. There’ll be workshops, 1:1 coaching, community events and more. So whether you're a business owner who wants to reach new customers, an educator interested in bringing digital tools into your classroom, or looking to learn new skills to grow your career -- there’s a class for you.

Hogarth: Cruelty and Humor - The Morgan Library & Museum
Through September 22, 2019 - Manhattan

The satirical scenes of the celebrated English artist William Hogarth (1697–1764) are iconic representations of eighteenth-century urban life at a time of great socio-economic disparity. An academic outsider and an activist, Hogarth was driven to innovate, creating new genres and modes of expression in his painting, printmaking, and drawing in his effort to elevate the status of British art. This exhibition will investigate the ways the artist used humor, satire, and political commentary to engage a broad audience and agitate for legislation and political goals. The exhibition features the Morgan's exceptional cache of six sheets preparatory for two of Hogarth's most revered print series, both issued in February 1751: Beer Street and Gin Lane and The Four Stages of Cruelty. The story of Hogarth's images reveal an artist who addressed the ills and injustices of life in a modern metropolis, exploring the connections between violence, crime, alcohol abuse, and cruelty to animals in ways that would amuse, occasionally shock, and edify his audience.

Ralston Crawford: Torn Signs - The Vilcek Foundation
Through November 13, 2019 - New York

Ralston Crawford: Torn Signs brings together drawings, paintings, and photography by the American Modernist artist, while examining the confluence of two seemingly disparate series completed later in his life, Torn Signs and Semana Santa. Though their subject matter is drastically different—one is inspired by tattered advertisements on the streets of New York, while the other depicts observers of Holy Week in Seville, Spain—Crawford connects them through his extraordinary visual memory, working method, and sense of spatial organization. The convergence of these two incredible series culminates in Torn Signs, 1974-76, the powerful, large-scale painting that sits at the thematic center of the exhibition.

Ralston Crawford: Torn Signs - Vilcek Foundation
Through November 13, 2019 - New York

This exhibition and accompanying catalogue examine the confluence of Ralston Crawford's Torn Signs and Semana Santa series, two seemingly disparate themes connected by Crawford’s extraordinary visual memory, working method, and inventiveness. Over the course of four decades, Crawford recorded, transformed, and often merged his experiences and memories in photographs, drawings, etchings, paintings, and film. In 1938, Crawford first photographed a ripped and pasted over sign on the street in Philadelphia. Crawford returned to the theme frequently in the last thirty years of his life, capturing the layered and weathered advertisements plastered around New York City. During this time, he also traveled frequently to Seville, Spain and in 1972, documented the experience of Holy Week. Crawford drew inspiration from a constellation of memory and invention that flowed in multiple directions at once. For him, the rhythmic images of hooded penitents processing through the streets for Holy Week recalled formal elements of his Torn Signs imagery. The convergence of these two incredible series culminated in the powerful, large-scale painting Torn Signs, 1974-76 (Vilcek Foundation Collection).... (read more)

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall - Brooklyn Museum
Through December 08, 2019 - Brooklyn

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising—a six-day clash between police and civilians ignited by a routine raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City—and explores its profound legacy within contemporary art and visual culture today. The exhibition draws its title from the rallying words of transgender artist and activist Marsha P. Johnson, underscoring both the precariousness and the vitality of LGBTQ+ communities. The exhibition presents twenty-two LGBTQ+ artists born after 1969 whose works grapple with the unique conditions of our political time, and question how moments become monuments. Through painting, sculpture, installation, performance, and video, these artists engage interconnected themes of revolt, commemoration, care, and desire.

TheNYCGrind presents The Ultra Art Bash - Covert Station
Through December 16, 2019 - Ridgewood

Bringing over 700 beautiful attendees, TheNYCGrind has grown to become one of NYCs most anticipated Art and Creative Event. From artists to rappers to poets and LED hoolahoopers, we bring creative Grinders from all spectrums of the art world and give a platform to network, sell art and party at the same time. Come be inspired by the movement that started out in a basement, and now packs warehouses! Be prepared for: -Over 70 up and coming Tri-State artists displayed on our walls -NYCs dopest performers -Live Art and Body painting -Live DJ and musical sets -Some of NYCs most unique artists and much much more!

TheNYCGrind presents The Ultra Art Bash - Covert Station
Through December 16, 2019 - Ridgewood

Bringing over 700 beautiful attendees, TheNYCGrind has grown to become one of NYCs most anticipated Art and Creative Event. From artists to rappers to poets and LED hoolahoopers, we bring creative Grinders from all spectrums of the art world and give a platform to network, sell art and party at the same time. Come be inspired by the movement that started out in a basement, and now packs warehouses! Be prepared for: -Over 70 up and coming Tri-State artists displayed on our walls -NYCs dopest performers -Live Art and Body painting -Live DJ and musical sets -Some of NYCs most unique artists and much much more!

Riding Solo - Moxy Times Square
Through December 31, 2019 - New York

If you are traveling solo, taking a solo getaway, or in need of a relaxing vacation the Riding solo Package is for you! During the month of March (and extended through the end of the year), stay at The Moxy Times Square for a Solo experience you won't find anywhere else. Start your luxurious stay with a complimentary Prosecco at Bar Moxy. Then, enjoy a delicious, complimentary Breakfast at Bar Moxy. Ned a haircut? The Moxy is giving you 20% off a cut at Blind Barber! That's not all. To find out more awesome details visit Moxy-hotels.marriott.com.

Fine Art Auction October 20 and 27 – Works by Leading Artists of the Salmagundi Club - Salmagundi Club
Through October 28, 2107 - New York

The Salmagundi Club, a leading center for fine artists presents its annual fall auctions. Auctions will be held on October 20 and 27, 2017 at 8:00 p.m., at the Club’s historic brownstone mansion at 47 Fifth Avenue, New York City. To view the art online and bid now, visit liveauctioneers.com and search for Salmagundi.

“I AM CULTURE” 30 Day Art Exhibition by Shakimono - The Boogie Down Grind Cafe
Through December 06, 2918 - Bronx

Shakimono is debuting as an official artist and hand painted fashion designer with her new and upcycled wearable art! Formerly homeless, this artist developed her craft while living in a Bronx homeless shelter. She battled with depression, ptsd, and even contemplated suicide due to the circumstances of homelessness. She’s now celebrating her 3rd year anniversary of having an apartment with her art exhibition debut, “I AM CULTURE “ NOVEMBER 6th-DECEMBER 6th at the Boogie Down Grind Cafe in Hunts Point. All items are available for purchase! Come out and meet the artist, hear the story, and see the message at her FREE opening reception, which is sponsored by The Bronx Brewery, SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17TH 2018 6pm-9pm

 

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