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Gallery Shows in New York City This Week - October 7-October 14

October 7, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Gallery Shows in New York City This Week Photo: Flickr/K_rlis Dambr_ns 

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.

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past Present and Future Exhibit Tour (A Path Through History Event) - Brooklyn Navy Yard
October 07, 2018 - Brooklyn

Join us for a highlights tour of our exhibit - Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present and Future. The Brooklyn Navy Yard one of the nation's most storied naval shipbuilding facilities, for over 150 years built and launched America's most famous fighting ships, including the USS Maine, USS Arizona, and USS Missouri. Today, the Yard is home to over 330 businesses employing more than 7,000 people and generating over $2B per year in economic impact for the City. Learn about this amazing transformation as it connects to local history and American history. This tour

2018 ANNY Best of Fest - 180 Maiden Lane
Through October 07, 2018 - New York

ANNY Best of Fest is a TWO DAY conference (Sat & Sun, Oct 6-7, 12pm-10pm) featuring Animation Screenings, Fine Art Installation, an Emerging Technology Showcase, VR Presentations, Professional Panels and Industry Events held at 180 Maiden Lane in the Seaport District of NYC We have wonderful panels and events lined up for you! We hope to see you there! SCHEDULE (We will be adding event details. Keep checking back!) 2018 ANNY Best of Fest Schedule DAY ONE 2018 ANNY Best of Fest Schedule DAY TWO Festival Details ANIMATION SCREENING EVENTS We are presenting Animation programs on both Saturday & Sunday evenings (Oct 6-7). The following screenings are currently scheduled: 2018 ANNY Best of Fest Screening 2018 ANNY Best of Fest Winners TBA. This year our jurors picked 20 films from the 175 selected for our monthly curated screening events. 2018 ANNY Best of Fest Jurors are Paul Young (Cartoon Saloon), Jimbo Matison (Independent Animator), Joanna Quinn (Beryl Studios), Kajsa Næss (Mikrofilm Studios), Ralph Eggleston (Pixar), Maija Burnett (Cal Arts), Jonathan Marlow (Arbelos, CFI Releasing), and Elizabeth I... (read more)

Swords into Ploughshares: Sculpture by Jay Moss - Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Goldfine Pavilion Lobby Gallery
Through October 07, 2018 - Bronx

Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale is pleased to announce its latest exhibition, Swords into Ploughshares: Sculpture by Jay Moss on view in the Pauline and William Goldfine Pavilion Lobby Gallery from July 15–October 7, 2018. A reception will take place on Sunday, July 15, from 1:30–3 p.m. in the Goldfine Pavilion Lobby Gallery, 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 Photo I.D. required for admission. The exhibition includes 13 sculptures made between 1980 and 2012. Many of them reflect Moss’s experience on the front lines during WWII when he served as a combat engineer. Moss has worked for more than seven decades crafting sculptures that resonate with his experience of the horrors of war and his hope for a lasting peace. In these relief and tabletop works assembled with wood, metal, sheet lead, plastic and other materials, Moss addresses a range of social issues. Sometimes whimsical or ironic, they comment on such subjects as the corrupting influence of power and the treatment of prisoners from German prison camps to Guant... (read more)

Café Grumpy Historic Photo Exhibit - Grand Central Terminal - Café Grumpy
Through October 15, 2018 - New York

Visit Café Grumpy in the Lexington Passage for a Historic Photo Exhibit! Take some time out of your commute to check out the beauty of Grand Central Terminal throughout the years. Details & Light: Historical Photographs of Grand Central Terminal will be on display at Cafe Grumpy from August 15th through October 15th.

Patricia Queiruga - Agora Gallery
Through October 30, 2018 - New York

Collective Exhibition With an ever-changing combination of paints, Patricia Queiruga builds work that ranges from abstract to figurative, but remains reliably organic. In each of the artist's works, paint builds, drizzles, and drips into shape. The movement of the material on the canvas and the artist's action in making the work is always visible. In some works vibrant streaks of red or yellow burst through the composition. Inspired by music, Queiruga makes energetic choices in acrylic, oil, and mixed media, translating the exciting notes into a visual practice. Sharply cutting across one another or carefully blended together in the background, the colors and treatments combine with Queiruga's impulsive choices to form artworks full of emotion and spontaneity. Working freely, Queiruga explores each avenue of interest, whether an elephant or an abstract concept, with versatility and an expressionistic perspective. Born in the city of Córdoba, Patricia Queiruga lives and works in Argentina. The artist incorporates varied influences into each work, sometimes using painting as a means of pure expression while also occasionally highlighting societal issues like human trafficking t... (read more)

Erosion: Works by Leonard Ursachi - Derfner Judaica Museum
Through November 18, 2018 - Bronx

Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale is pleased to announce its latest exhibition, Erosion: Works by Leonard Ursachi on view in the Derfner Judaica Museum and grounds from July 15–November 18, 2018. A reception and artist’s talk will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2018, 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 Photo I.D. required for entry at all times. In this exhibition featuring an outdoor sculpture, installation work, and related maquettes and drawings, Leonard Ursachi addresses themes of environmental and social crises caused by manmade events and reflects on how the destruction of natural resources is intimately interconnected with the effacement of human history and culture. Central to the show will be a new outdoor sculpture created for the exhibition—an iteration of Ursachi’s What a Wonderful World series. The large-scale work is on view in the sculpture garden on the Hebrew Home’s majestic 32-acre property overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. Carved in Styrofoam and covered i... (read more)

New York & The Nation in The Robert H. and Clarice Smith New York Gallery of American History - New York Historical Society
Through December 31, 2018 - New York

Collection Highlights and New York and the American Experience Explore the story of New York and America in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith New York Gallery of American History. Highlights include: Mounted on the building's original 1904 columns are grand digital screens displaying a continuous, thematically co-ordinated slide show of treasures from the New-York Historical Society's collections. The west face of the columns features individual stations, incorporating interactive touch screens and museum artifacts, presenting six themes in American history which are found interwoven with the history of New York. Projected on dramatic flat screens affixed to six structural columns, the array of objects and images functions as visual signage that demonstrates to our visitors the depth of New-York Historical's collections.

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