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Gallery Shows in New York City This Month - March 2018

March 10, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Many of the world's most acclaimed artists live in New York City, including up-and-coming painters, sculptors, video and performance artists, and photographers. Take advantage of the rich art scene by checking out some gallery shows in New York City this month. City Guide has the best gallery events rounded up here.

Saturday Sketching - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
March 10, 2018 - New York

Explore Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural shapes and spaces through drawing activities in the museum's galleries. Art materials, including a drawing board, paper, pencils, and erasers, are available for loan at the Family Activity Kiosk. This program is geared towards teens, though families with children of all ages are welcome. No registration is required. Family Programs are supported in part by JW Marriott.

Wide Open Works: Blind Visionaries - Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
March 10, 2018 - Brooklyn

Daniel Kelly piano & compositions Jennifer Vincent bass Bram Kincheloe drums Exhibited in galleries around the world, the haunting and poetic images of the Seeing with Photography Collective are created in a dynamic process called "light painting" transporting the viewer into their unique dream-world of surreal portraits. Their stunning and captivating images will be projected on a video screen throughout the performance. Audiences will hear r?ecorded interviews from these visually impaired and blind photographers reflecting upon their personal experiences with blindness and Daniel Kelly's riveting original music composed in response to these compelling stories. Audience members will create a new photo with members of the Collective that will be projected on screen during the concert! seeingwithphotography.com danielkellymusic.com connectionworks.org Connection Works is an artist-run non-profit organization (501c3) that engages the Brooklyn community with world-class jazz performances and educational events. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Wide Open Wo... (read more)

Sketch Sessions - Club Free Time
March 10, 2018 - New York

Come draw at the gallery. Program repeats on the half-hour; drawing materials provided.

Closer-Look Tour - American Folk Art Museum
March 10, 2018 - New York

A tour of Vestiges and Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic, led by museum gallery guides. Meet in the museum atrium.

Little Guggs - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
March 10, 2018 - New York

This weekly program is designed for young art lovers and their parents and guardians. Each session participants explore one or two works of art in the galleries and then make their own art in the studio. The hour includes a short story, trips to the galleries, and art-making activities. Designed for children ages 2–4 years old. $30 (includes museum admission, materials, and snacks), $15 for members and Family Members. Registration is required. For more information, contact strollertours@guggenheim.org.

Gallery Talk Image-In-Focus: Masatomo Kawai - Japan Society
March 11, 2018 - New York

Don't miss this special installment of Japan Society's Image-in-Focus gallery talk series, celebrating the opening of A Giant Leap. One of the world's leading T?haku specialists, exhibition co-supervisor Prof. Masatomo Kawai, Professor Emeritus, Keio University; Director, Chiba City Museum of Art, will share his exceptional insights into the life and career of the artist and personally guide visitors through close examinations of the masterpieces on display — a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

Collective Design 2018 - Skylight Clarkson North
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

Join us March 9 - 11, 2018 for our move to Armory Arts Week by celebrating the best in 20th century and contemporary design and art. Featuring exhibitors and installations from cultural capitals such as Paris, Los Angeles, and New York, Collective Design–now in its sixth year–offers something for the established collector as well as visitors new to design.

Art takes Manhattan Fair 2018 - The Old Robert Miller Gallery
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

Where: The old Robert Miller Gallery 524 W 26th, Chelsea, New York, NY 10001 When: March 8th to 11th, 2018. Armory Arts Week 2018 Exhibit proposals for Art takes Manhattan Fair 2018 can be submitted here (https://www.cognitoforms.com/ArtTakesManhattan/ArtTakesManhattanFair). The fifth edition of Art takes Manhattan brings the finest art worldwide to the heart of Manhattan.The fair covers the 22,700 sq ft of the old Robert Miller Gallery at 524 W 26th Street, opening on the evening of March 8th and closing its doors on Sunday March 11th. One block from Gagosian and side by side with Galerie Lelong, our New York Landmark site is an unavoidable meeting point for the Armory Arts Week. Come to the opening reception on March 8th from 6 to 9 pm and enjoy our monumental street projections, performances, and live music. We’ll gladly share a toast of champagne with you and world-famous artists such as BAFTAS Awards’ favorite artist Lincoln Townley, Palma d'Oro at the Biennale Montecarlo 2016 Somsak Chaituch, or Russian Fine Arts Academy’s Gold Medal Angel Orensanz. Feel free to contact us directly at fair@arttakesmanhattan.org or give us a call +1 646-338-9424. We'll be glad to... (read more)

Advanced Track Program - ICP School, Rita K. Hillman Gallery
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

2017 Student Exhibition The photographers in fl?an strip away the skin of societal conformity and conventions that we succumb to in the realization of ourselves, revealing the sensitive flesh both of which we are and of those we love. This exhibition flays off the outer coverings that protect us from the dangers that self-identification, inner exploration, and outer vulnerability expose us to. Fl?an relies on codes and cues of society, class, culture, and ideology as a puzzle of pieces in the construction of their meaning. Images in this show explore the way place can invoke our susceptibility and how our bodies are our limitations. The skin, the very thing that protects us from the world we navigate, is stripped away. Through various explorations in materials and processes, these images address the most private parts of our beings, the relationships we carry through our lives, and the world in which we live. This exhibition showcases work by nine recent graduates of the International Center of Photography's Advanced Track Program. Students enrolled in ICP's Part-Time Programs participate in a series of unique seminars exploring ideas and materials and create comprehensive... (read more)

Mapping America's Road from Revolution to Independence - New York Historical Society
Through March 11, 2018 - New York

Mapping America's Road from Revolution to Independence showcases hand-drawn and engraved maps from the 18th and early 19th centuries that illuminate the tremendous changes—geographic, political, and economic—that occurred before, during, and just after the Revolutionary War. The exhibition features rarely displayed manuscripts and printed maps from New-York Historical's own premier collection, including the original manuscript surveys of Robert Erskine, Geographer and Surveyor General of the Continental Army, and his successor Simeon De Witt. Also on display will be John Jay's personal copy of John Mitchell's Map of the British and French Dominions in North America (1755) to which hand-drawn red lines representing proposed boundaries were added during the negotiations of the Treaty of Paris, 1782 - 1783. This exhibition was organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library as We Are One: Mapping America's Road from Revolution to Independence and curated at New-York Historical by Nina Nazionale, Director of Library Operations and Curator of Printed Collections. The book, Revolution: Mapping the Road to American Independence, 1755-1783, is available for pu... (read more)

Art Making for Middle Schoolers - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
March 12, 2018 - New York

In this workshop, middle school students build their artistic abilities in a creative and supportive artistic environment. Led by a Guggenheim teaching artist, this studio program includes visits to the galleries, art making in a wide range of mediums, and the development of a personal portfolio of works.

Art After School - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
March 13, 2018 - Manhattan

Designed exclusively for children ages 8–11, the after-school program offers art-making activities and in-gallery exploration led by museum educators. Participants experience the museum's spectacular Frank Lloyd Wright–designed architecture and permanent collection as well as special exhibitions during gallery visits, which serve as inspiration for in-depth art projects in the studio. Students learn about a wide range of techniques, including painting, drawing, sculpture, print making, collage, and photography. The program concludes with a mini-exhibition for family and friends. Students must be ages 8–11 years old to participate. Fee: $400 ($350 for members), which includes all art materials, snacks, a family pass, and photos documenting the program. For more information, call 212-360-4254 or email ckeogh@guggenheim.org.

Brooklyn Afternoons - Brooklyn Museum
March 13, 2018 - Brooklyn

Individuals with memory loss and their care partners are invited to experience our collection together when our galleries are not open to the public. Each program offers an opportunity to enjoy conversation, works of art, and one another's company. Light refreshments are provided, and assistive listening devices and wheelchairs are available.

Young Leonardo - Sheen Center
March 14, 2018 - New York

In this thriller-like quest, a National Geographic bestselling author and historian goes in search of a mysterious second version of the famous 'Last Supper' fresco, reportedly painted by Leonardo da Vinci in his workshop for the King of France, Louis XII. Shot on location throughout Europe, the film features rich dramatizations starring Alessandro Demcenko as Leonardo da Vinci heading a cast of 60+, as well as top Leonardo experts from the Louvre, the London National Gallery, the Royal Academy of Arts, the Vatican Museums and the New York Metropolitan Museum.The film is produced by Pantheon Studios, producers of the 2016 Disney feature Walt: The Man Behind the Myth. The film also includes a detailed animated reconstruction of the Last Supper hall in Milan in 1499. The host is Prof. Jean-Pierre Isbouts, co-author of Young Leonardo (St. Martin's Press, 2017) and the author of several bestselling National Geographic books.

Little Guggs - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
March 14, 2018 - New York

This weekly program is designed for young art lovers and their parents and guardians. Each session participants explore one or two works of art in the galleries and then make their own art in the studio. The hour includes a short story, trips to the galleries, and art-making activities. Designed for children ages 2–4 years old. $30 (includes museum admission, materials, and snacks), $15 for members and Family Members. Registration is required. For more information, contact strollertours@guggenheim.org.

Photographer & Explorer, Ejaz Khan, Presents Passion - Studio
Through March 14, 2018 - New York

Photographer and explorer, Ejaz Khan, will present his photo exhibition Passion at 260 W. 36th Street New York, NY 10018. Ejaz Khan is an explorer and art photographer with a focus on wildlife and nature subjects. The Passion exhibition will feature photos taken from Khan’s adventures over the last few years including his most recent trip to Norway, where he captured the majestic Musk Ox and wild horses that he photographed in France. The exhibition will be open to the public everyday from February 14th – March 14th and you can learn more about his work here: www.ejazkhanearth.com.

Closer-Look Tour - American Folk Art Museum
March 15, 2018 - New York

A tour of Vestiges and Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic, led by museum gallery guides. Meet in the museum atrium.

Clear Eyes Pop Up Gallery with Nationally Renowned Photographer, Bridges Aderhold - Peter Tunney Gallery
March 15, 2018 - New York

Clear Eyes, the #1 selling brand of eye drops, will be hosting a pop-up gallery event in Tribeca with nationally renowned and Miami’s “eye guy” photographer Bridges Aderhold. All attendees will be able to view the My Shining Moment gallery, featuring portraits by Bridges Aderhold, and experience the Clear Eyes brand, along with cocktails and appetizers. Attendees will also have the opportunity to have their eyes photographed by Bridges himself. The gallery experience is free of charge.

Saturday Sketching - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
March 17, 2018 - New York

Explore Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural shapes and spaces through drawing activities in the museum's galleries. Art materials, including a drawing board, paper, pencils, and erasers, are available for loan at the Family Activity Kiosk. This program is geared towards teens, though families with children of all ages are welcome. No registration is required. Family Programs are supported in part by JW Marriott.

Tom Leaver - McKenzie Fine Art
Through March 18, 2018 - New York

The imagery in Tom Leaver's paintings is entirely imaginary. The paintings are recognizable as landscapes, but they do not depict any specific place the artist has seen nor are they based on photographs of any topography or locale. Instead, the artist chooses landscape imagery as a vehicle to express emotional, psychological and spiritual states of mind. Leaver creates his paintings using his gloved hands, applying the oil paint in sweeps of his palm or the side of his hand, or in fingertip daubs. The only brush he uses is for the application of turpentine, and a rag is employed to pull the solvent through the paint or wipe it away. Overall, there is sfumato-like softness in the paint application, a change from the more defined and energetic mark-making of his previous body of work. There has also been a subtle and intuitive shift toward a subdued palette of varying brown and gold tonalities, offset by lighter passages in the sky above or bodies of water below. The gentle and atmospheric space Leaver produces in these new paintings is deep, mysterious, and seemingly endless. Leaver cites as influences Chinese landscape painting, which is suggestive rather than literal, and... (read more)

Little Guggs - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
March 21, 2018 - New York

This weekly program is designed for young art lovers and their parents and guardians. Each session participants explore one or two works of art in the galleries and then make their own art in the studio. The hour includes a short story, trips to the galleries, and art-making activities. Designed for children ages 2–4 years old. $30 (includes museum admission, materials, and snacks), $15 for members and Family Members. Registration is required. For more information, contact strollertours@guggenheim.org.

Verbal Description and Touch Tour - Brooklyn Museum
March 22, 2018 - Brooklyn

Blind individuals and those with low vision are invited to experience our collection through a descriptive gallery tour featuring tactile opportunities and other sensory engagement. After the hour-long tour, join us in the Education Gallery for refreshments, conversation, and community. March's program will explore Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze.

Saturday Sketching - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
March 24, 2018 - New York

Explore Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural shapes and spaces through drawing activities in the museum's galleries. Art materials, including a drawing board, paper, pencils, and erasers, are available for loan at the Family Activity Kiosk. This program is geared towards teens, though families with children of all ages are welcome. No registration is required. Family Programs are supported in part by JW Marriott.

FOLD: Golden Venture Paper Sculptures - Museum of Chinese in America
Through March 25, 2018 - Manhattan

As a way to actively engage visitors in a conversation about immigration issues, FOLD: Golden Venture Paper Sculptures will present the story of the passengers of the Golden Venture, a ship carrying 286 undocumented Chinese passengers that ran aground in New York City in 1993. Selected from MOCA's collection, over forty sculptures collectively created by the immigrants while detained for years at York County Prison will be on display. Through symbolic representations that include caged birds and American eagles, the sculptures give shape to both the quantitative and qualitative time spent waiting for uncertain legal outcomes. For most of these sculptures, their forms are Chinese folk art, but their subject matter is uniquely American. Idiomatic expressions and art-related theories of the "fold" as a form, action and metaphor will be used as an organizing principle for the exhibition's content and design. In addition to archive materials, recent interviews with immigration attorneys and supporters of the Golden Venture detainees will also provide multiple perspectives on the attainment of the American Dream.

Molding / Mark-Making: Ceramic Artists and Their Drawings - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
Through March 25, 2018 - Long Island City

Opening receptions for Molding / Mark- Making: Ceramic Artists and Their Drawings will be on Sunday, January 21st, 2018 from 2-5pm

Stella Artois and Water.org Present Interactive Art Installation in Grand Central Terminal to Help End Global Water Crisis - Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Terminal
Through March 26, 2018 - New York

New Yorkers will be encouraged to purchase a Limited-Edition Chalice – benefiting Water.org – to activate installation performance Stella Artois and Water.org are visualizing the impact of their partnership that works to end the global water crisis through the debut of a public art installation, “Water Ripples by Stella Artois,” in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. Stella Artois’ “Buy A Lady A Drink” campaign is the brand’s ongoing commitment in partnership with Water.org and their co-founders, Matt Damon and Gary White, to help end the global water crisis by providing an opportunity for people around the world to make an impact. The water-inspired kinetic art installation is activated by the cornerstone of the Water.org partnership – the Stella Artois Limited-Edition Chalice. For every Chalice sold, Stella Artois helps Water.org provide five years of clean water for one person in the developing world. New Yorkers who purchase a Chalice on-site will be invited to activate the water-inspired art installation and initiate the wave-like performance of the installation’s kinetic droplets – which signifies their contribution to the cause. Participants will also have t... (read more)

Jeremy Wolff - Contra Galleries
Through March 29, 2018 - New York

Jeremy Wolff (@jwolffstudios) is a contemporary, pop, street artist from New York City, with a focus in current events, pop culture, sports, and music. Since taking on art full time in 2014, Wolff has been featured at multiple charity events, met a number of professional athletes that have signed his work, and has done live paintings. With a background in Mass Communications and Art, Wolff aims to gain a following, present at galleries, have murals on walls all over the world, and gain notoriety for his work. Wolff blends various styles to create a unique look that is beginning to transform into his own. Taking traditional oil painting portraits and mixing it with his often spray paint background and drip style painting, he blends a more modern look with a street/pop art feel.

Richard Meier: Artist - Sotheby's S2 Gallery
Through March 29, 2018 - New York

Famed for his gleaming, clean-lined structures like the Getty Center in Los Angeles, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier has a lesser-known side – artist. Over more than five decades, he has created collages, encaustics and silkscreens, more than 30 of which from 2014 to 2017 will be featured in "Richard Meier: Artist," a selling exhibition at Sotheby’s S|2 in New York, on view February 22 through March 29, 2018. Works on view explore the relationship between space, form and light, all fundamental concepts for Meier’s architecture. Each piece “must be seen as an element in my total work,” says Meier. “They are, for me. . . a passion related to my life as an architect.” Image Caption: Richard Meier, Ottobre, 2015.

Saturday Sketching - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
March 31, 2018 - New York

Explore Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural shapes and spaces through drawing activities in the museum's galleries. Art materials, including a drawing board, paper, pencils, and erasers, are available for loan at the Family Activity Kiosk. This program is geared towards teens, though families with children of all ages are welcome. No registration is required. Family Programs are supported in part by JW Marriott.

"SHELTER 2018" presented by HSA & The National Association of Women Artist - HSA Gallery
Through March 31, 2018 - New York

HSA VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT & THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN ARTISTS PRESENTS "SHELTER 2018" The HSA Art & Design Department and the National Association of Women Artists (NAWA) presents SHELTER 2018, an exhibition featuring the work of women in painting, collage, sculpture, and mixed media. Free Admission. Light Refreshments will be served. Image: "Survived", Marlann Gorsky. Exhibiting Artists: Virginia Aschmoneit Susan Ashley Jill Cliffer Baratta Sandra Bertrand Laurene Brown Judith Carlin Julie Castillo Evy Cohen Nancy Coleman Dann Lauren Davis Lenore Fiore Mills Debra Friedkin Marlann Gorsky Susan Hammond Joanne Handler Carole Richard Kaufmann Jeannine Kitzhaber Lorraine Klagsbrun Natalia Koren Kropf Karla Leopold Pamela Markman Carmela Martin Kat Masella Karlene McConnell Gliser Fuentes Mena Irene Nedelay Catherine Newman Trish O'Day Missy Pierce Leah Raab Jo-Anne Reske Kirkman Lorelei Rose Diane Rosen Sally Ruddy Diane Salamon Tina Salvesen Susan Soper Emily Talley Rhonda Thomas Urdang Larisa Waya Joyce Ellen Weinstein Christine Whalen-Waller

Lincoln Center Tours - Lincoln Center
Through March 31, 2018 - New York

touring Lincoln Center Join one of our expert guides for an unparalleled insider's experience at the world's leading performing arts center, home to the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, the New York Philharmonic, and more. For information on verbal description campus tours for visitors who are blind or have low vision, please click here.

Baya: Woman of Algiers - Grey Art Gallery
Through March 31, 2018 - New York

Baya: Woman of Algiers is the first North American exhibition of works by the self-taught Algerian artist Baya Mahieddine (1931–1998). Known as Baya, she was born in Bordj el-Kiffan and orphaned at age five. Encouraged by her adoptive French mother to pursue art, she began as an adolescent to paint gouaches and make ceramics. Her work was soon discovered by fabled gallerist Aimé Maeght who, along with André Breton, organized an exhibition in Paris in 1947. Baya's colorful depictions of women, rhythmic patterns, and bright palette drew the attention of Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, with whom she later collaborated in the renowned Madoura pottery studio in Vallauris. Celebrated in both Algeria and France, Baya has yet to gain international recognition. Woman of Algiers reexamines Baya's career within Surrealist, "outsider," and North-African post-colonial art contexts.

Stations of the Cross: Art. Passion. Justice. Station Four: “Jesus Meets His Mother” - The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Through April 01, 2018 - New York

Creating a powerful link between Christianity and Islam, artist Dua Abbas will present her work “Jesus Meets His Mother” at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, part of the “Stations of the Cross: Art. Passion. Justice.” exhibition taking place across Manhattan. This public art project explores the journey of Jesus to his crucifixion and resurrection and presents a pilgrimage comprised of 14 “art stations” located across Manhattan. Station Four, “Jesus Meets His Mother,” created by Pakistan-based artist Dua Abbas, will be on view at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan, from February 14 – April 1, 2018. The “Stations of the Cross: Art. Passion. Justice.” exhibition, curated by Dr. Aaron Rosen, Professor of Religious Thought at Rocky Mountain College and Visiting Professor at King’s College London, has traveled across the world raising awareness for those in need of refuge. It was first on view in London in 2016, with art stations at institutions including the National Gallery, the Tower of London, and St. Paul’s Cathedral. In 2017, the exhibition was shown in Washington, D.C., with stations located at the National Cathedr... (read more)

In Practice: Another Echo - SculptureCenter
Through April 02, 2018 - Long Island City

SculptureCenter is pleased to announce Another Echo, an exhibition presented through In Practice, SculptureCenter's open call commissioning program for emerging artists. Exemplifying the spirit of SculptureCenter's mission, In Practice provides new ways to discover the most innovative artwork, foster experimentation, and give participants the opportunity to develop and present new work. The exhibition features newly commissioned works by: Elena Ailes & Simon Belleau, Nobutaka Aozaki, Cudelice Brazelton, Priyanka Dasgupta & Chad Marshall, Carey Denniston, Jules Gimbrone, Baseera Khan, Juliana Cerqueira Leite, Courtney McClellan, Jon Wang, Carmen Winant, and Lachell Workman and is curated by Allie Tepper, SculptureCenter's 2018 Curatorial Fellow. An echo suggests an interaction and a return: an emanation which hits a surface and reverberates as instantaneous memory — a powerful tool for envisioning and rewriting history in the present. The word "another" itself suggests recurrence, but with difference. In Practice: Another Echo brings together the work of twelve artists and artist teams engaged in reshaping experiences and forms of public space. Often responding to imposed soci... (read more)

Carissa Rodriguez: The Maid - SculptureCenter
Through April 02, 2018 - Long Island City

New York City-based artist Carissa Rodriguez examines the material and social conditions in which art is produced and reveals how the canonical figure of the artist is reflected in—and reproduced by—the products of her labor. Rodriguez' solo exhibition at SculptureCenter features a newly commissioned video work titled The Maid, 2018, as well as additional newly produced video and photographic work. The Maid follows a selection of American artist Sherrie Levine's Newborn sculptures throughout the course of a day in various residences, private and institutional, from New York to Los Angeles. Levine made the works in crystal and black cast glass in the early 1990s, molding them after Constantin Brancusi's marble and bronze sculptures of the same name from 1915 and 1920. By featuring not only Levine's sculptures, already appropriations of another artist's work, but also capturing their contemporary environments, Rodriguez engages the conditions and settings in which art circulates, proposing that the futures of artworks are inherently speculative. Taking its title from a 1913 short story by Robert Walser about a devoted maid searching for a lost child who has been put under her ... (read more)

Closer-Look Tour - American Folk Art Museum
April 05, 2018 - New York

A tour of Vestiges and Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic, led by museum gallery guides. Meet in the museum atrium.

Fritz Ascher: Expressionist - Grey Art Gallery
Through April 06, 2018 - New York

Fritz Ascher: Expressionist presents works by this German Jewish artist, who lived through the Weimar Republic, the Nazi regime, and into the postwar years. After studying with Max Liebermann and Lovis Corinth in Berlin, Fritz Ascher (1893–1970) traveled to Oslo, where he met Edvard Munch, and Munich, where he associated with the artists of the Blue Rider and Simplicissimus groups. His early work is steeped in old myths, spirituality, and reflections on the human condition. From 1933 he was forbidden to produce, exhibit, or sell his art. Briefly interned at the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp in 1938, he survived the Nazi era mostly in hiding, writing poetry. After 1945 he returned to painting, expressing his inner turmoil in colorful, mystical landscapes devoid of human figures. The exhibition comprises 75 paintings and works on paper, ranging from Ascher's early academic studies to his final landscapes. Fritz Ascher: Expressionist is organized by the Fritz Ascher Society for Persecuted, Ostracized and Banned Art, Inc., and accompanied by an illustrated catalogue.

John Torreano: Dark Matters Without Time - Lesley Heller
Through April 08, 2018 - New York

John Torreano: Dark Matters Without Time Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 28, 6–8PM Artist Talk: Saturday, March 24, 2:30PM Lesley Heller Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new works by John Torreano. Torreano is widely known for his colorful paintings on flat or molded plywood panels which incorporate acrylic gemstones set into painted and routered surfaces. Torreano's practice pulls heavily from the cosmic compositions of stellar imagery; constellations and nebulae serving as both inspiration and confirmation of his paintings. The exhibitions' title, Dark Matters Without Time, takes this reference further, building on the relationship dark matter has as an unseen yet binding force in the universe and the parallel references in Torreano's abstraction of undefined space as being enigmatic yet universal. The paintings are created on a human scale. They envelop the viewer, drawing the gaze in and past the brush marks and routered shapes—which reference proto planets and dense gaseous clouds within nebulae—into the vast expanse of the works. Torreano's brushwork also conjures an impressionist sensibility reminiscent of Cezanne or Monet with its en... (read more)

Art Making for Middle Schoolers - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
April 09, 2018 - New York

In this workshop, middle school students build their artistic abilities in a creative and supportive artistic environment. Led by a Guggenheim teaching artist, this studio program includes visits to the galleries, art making in a wide range of mediums, and the development of a personal portfolio of works.

Jeff Koons: Easyfun-Ethereal - Gagosian
Through April 21, 2018 - New York

Gagosian is pleased to present “Easyfun-Ethereal,” seven large-scale paintings by Jeff Koons, which were first presented together at the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin in 2000. Three of the paintings are on generous loan from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Also on view, will be Woman Reclining (2010–14), a granite sculpture from the Antiquity series. Following the enthusiastic public response to Balloon Flower (Blue), the large mirror-polished stainless steel sculpture installed in Potsdamer Platz in Berlin in 1999, the Deutsche Guggenheim commissioned the first seven of the Easyfun-Ethereal paintings: mural-sized tableaux that combine cut-out photographs of packaged foods, fragments of faces, limbs, and hair, amusement park scenes, and paradisiacal landscapes into images of convulsive beauty.

The Vietnam War: 1945 – 1975 - New York Historical Society
Through April 22, 2018 - New York

The New-York Historical Society presents a groundbreaking exhibition on one of the most controversial events of the 20th century: the Vietnam War. Populating a 3,000-square-foot gallery with interpretive displays, digital media, artwork, artifacts, photographs, and documents, the exhibit provides an enlightening account of the causes, progression, and impact of the war. Spanning the duration of U.S. involvement in Indochina from 1945 to 1975, the narrative incorporates perspectives that cover both the home front and the war front. Displays feature such topics as the Cold War, the draft, military campaigns initiated by both sides, the growth of the antiwar movement, the role of the president, and the loss of political consensus. Throughout the exhibition, explore themes of patriotism, duty, and citizenship through key objects, including a troopship berthing unit, vibrant antiwar posters, artwork by Vietnam vets, a Viet Cong bicycle, the Pentagon Papers, and historical film footage. Long overdue in the realm of public history, the exhibit not only provides a chronological and thematic analysis of the Vietnam War but also inspires a fuller, more diverse conversation about the war. ... (read more)

exonemo: The Life-Cycle of Interfaces - New Media Art Space
Through May 04, 2018 - New York

For The Life-Cycle of Interfaces exhibition, the artists will exhibit a suite of four works: Documentation about selected works: Since 2012, Exonemo has been organizing Internet Yami-Ichi (Internet black market), a “backstreet of the internet.” Artists and creators are invited to occupy a flea-market styled exhibition space, and sell items that are interesting and unique to the internet. Originated in Tokyo, Internet Yami-Ichi has since spread out to New York, Berlin, Linz, Brusells, Amsterdam, totaling 17 countries and continuing to grow. “Once upon a time, the Internet was supposed to be a place for liberty.” Today, our relationship with the internet has become so intimate that we are bringing it to work, dinner, and into bed. Yet, many aspects of the internet also became more restrictive and foreign to us. The Internet Yami-Ichi invites netizens to step off-line, “browse face-to-face,” and reminisce about the wondrous naivete embodied by the early internet era. The documentation also recorded other works created by the artists, which wonder freely between spaces that are seemingly disconnected from one another. DesktopBAM (2010) is a performance piece entailing programmati... (read more)

Anna Craycroft - New Museum
Through May 13, 2018 - Lower East Side

Craycroft's Residency Will Include an Exhibition and Public Programming Considering the Rights and Ethics of Personhood. Questions of Who and What Qualifies as a Person Have Become Increasingly Contentious as the Agency of All Beings—from Nonhuman Animals to Corporations, and from Ecosystems to Artificial Intelligence—Has Fractured Legal and Theoretical Discourse. to Chronicle These Controversies, Craycroft Will Transform the Fifth Floor Gallery into a Site for Producing an Animated Film, Which She Will Develop over the Course of the Exhibition; Visitors Will Physically Enter the Stage Where Craycroft Will Shoot New Footage Every Week for the Duration of the Residency. Drawing on Traditions of Folklore and Fables, Which Often Use Anthropomorphism to Narrate Moral Tales, the Animated Film Will Confront the Physical and Philosophical Lenses Used to Construct and Qualify Personhood. the Exhibition Is Organized by Johanna Burton, Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement, and Sara O'Keeffe, Assistant Curator, with Kate Wiener, Education Associate. Anna Craycroft Was Born in Oregon in 1975 and Raised in New York. She Has Had Solo Shows at Ben Maltz Gallery, ... (read more)

Before the Fall: German and Austrian Art of the 1930s - Neue Galerie New York
Through May 28, 2018 - New York

On March 8, 2018, Neue Galerie New York will present "Before the Fall: German and Austrian Art of the 1930s," an exhibition devoted to the development of the arts in Germany and Austria during a decade marked by economic crisis, political disintegration, and social chaos. The Neue Galerie is the sole venue for the show, which will be on view through May 28, 2018.? The exhibition is organized by Dr. Olaf Peters, University Professor at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, and serves as the third show in a trilogy of exhibitions curated by Peters that focus on German history. The first of these three shows, "Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany 1937," organized in 2014, examined the infamous traveling exhibition "Entartete Kunst" mounted by the National Socialist regime. The exhibition was an enormous popular and critical success. The second show, "Berlin Metropolis: 1918-1933" on view in 2015, explored the critical role played by the city of Berlin in the growth of modern culture. Pandiscio Green is the designer of the exhibition and catalogue for "Before the Fall," and was also responsible for the inventive installations for the previous two shows in ... (read more)

Towards Catastrophe: German and Austrian Art of the 1930s - Neue Galerie
Through May 28, 2018 - New York

On February 22, 2018, Neue Galerie New York will present "Towards Catastrophe: German and Austrian Art of the 1930s," an exhibition devoted to the development of the arts in Germany and Austria during a decade marked by economic crisis, political disintegration, and social chaos. The Neue Galerie is the sole venue for the exhibition, which will be on view through May 28, 2018. The exhibition is organized by Dr. Olaf Peters, University Professor at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, and serves as the third show in a trilogy of exhibitions curated by Peters that focus on German history. The first of these three shows, "Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany 1937" organized in 2014, examined the infamous traveling exhibition "Entartete Kunst" mounted by the National Socialist regime. The exhibition was an enormously popular and critical success. The second show, "Berlin Metropolis: 1918-1933" on view in 2015, explored the critical role played by the city of Berlin in the growth of modern culture. Pandiscio Green is the designer of the exhibition and catalogue for "Towards Catastrophe," and can also be credited for the inventive installations for the previ... (read more)

Terry Winters Forces and Fictions - The Drawing Center
Through July 29, 2018 - Soho

A leading figure in the art world for four decades, Terry Winters became well known in the 1980s for his materially-conscious drawings and paintings. Representing the patterns and schema that undergird physical and intellectual life—French philosopher Gilles Deleuze is cited as an important reference—Winters's drawings of grids, networks, and knots illustrate complex encounters between biological drives, technological systems, and mental processes. The Drawing Center's Main Gallery will present an overview of Winters's drawings from 1980 to the present including full cycles of drawings, such as File Drawings (2009), as well as a selection of large-scale works on paper that foreground the overarching theme of Winters's practice: the desire to make sense, however fictively, of the manner in which the visible world is constructed and received. Rather than offering a comprehensive drawing retrospective, the show will be organized with an eye to morphological relationships so that, as viewers move through the gallery, they will recall and ideally return to earlier related images.

Reanimation Library - Pioneer Works
Through August 30, 2018 - Brooklyn

Reanimation Library, an ongoing project by Andrew Beccone, is a collection of 2000+ obscure or out-of-print publications the artist has been collecting over 15 years. Chosen primarily for the images that they contain, this collection of books have been culled from thrift stores, rummage sales, flea markets, municipal dumps, library sales, give-away piles, and used bookstores across the country. Housed at Pioneer Books, Reanimation Library will operate as a public non-circulating collection of books for visitors through August 2018. The library space will include tools to use the collection including a computer, scanner, and copier and host a series of related public events. Join us on Thursday, September 14 at Pioneer Works for the opening reception at Pioneer Works. Learn more. Andrew Beccone, founder of the Reanimation Library, is an artist, librarian, and musician. The library has been exhibited widely at venues around the world including Vox Populi (Philadelphia), SPACE (London), High Desert Test Sites (Joshua Tree), talcual (Mexico City), 98weeks (Beirut), the Museum of Modern Art, the Queens Museum, and Kunsthalle Osnabrück. He was a resident at EFA's SHIFT (2014/15... (read more)

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn's Prospect Park - Prospect Park Alliance
Through September 30, 2018 - Brooklyn

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park, Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance present an exhibition that celebrates the founding vision of the Park, traces its social and historical trajectories, and examines the important role that Prospect Park has played as "Brooklyn's Backyard" for 150 years. The Brooklyn Historical Society is closed on major holidays.

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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