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Gallery Shows in New York City This Month - May 2019

May 11, 2019 - 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.

Spring Weekend: Sunflower - Bohemian National Hall
May 11, 2019 - New York

In Sunflower, a young couple with a dysfunctional marriage and illness taking over their lives, faces loosing their home. Familiar situations, and scenes from contemporary life, become a series of revealing snapshots through the eyes of adults as well as children. The play is set in a small town and involves ordinary characters: the young idealist teacher, the friendly caretaker, three young teens, the handsome doctor, the hopeful shop assistant, the troubled woman in the psychiatric ward. They all bear witness to the story of this three-person family. The father and the 10-year-old, Janka, are trying to cope with the increasingly erratic behavior of the mother. Sunflower is a vibrant tableau of everyday life, vulnerable and burdened with financial problems, broken families, and taboos and shame surrounding mental illness. The Playwright: Andrea Pass is a playwright and director. She graduated as a theater historian from the University of Veszprém, Hungary and spent time in Nancy and London on scholarships during her studies. She worked as an assistant to Béla Pintér and Viktor Bodó while she studied script-writing and earned a degree in theater pedagogy. She was awarded the pre... (read more)

MAGICIANS AND MEDIUMS - Green-Wood Historic Fund
May 11, 2019 - Brooklyn

n the 1850s, New York City was absolutely agog for the tale of the three young Fox sisters who claimed they heard mysterious knocking sounds that came from the spirits. (The oldest sister, Leah, and their parents, are interred at Green-Wood.) Later proven to be a hoax, the phenomenon sparked the popular and enduring movement of spiritualism. This trolley tour will explore the legacies of Spiritualism and stage magic, which often came into conflict with each other. Visit the gravesites of many bizarre and fascinating practitioners of these two nineteenth-century phenomena.

Sunrise from the Artist's Balcony - Pleiades Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

Press Release Contact: Ellen Bradshaw Phone (212) 233-0274 home (917) 734-9814 cell Ebradshaw2@nyc.rr.com www.ellenbradshaw.com ELLEN BRADSHAW “SUNRISE FROM THE ARTIST’S BALCONY” Artist Reception: Saturday, April 27 3-6 pm April 16 – May 11, 2019 Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat 11-6 PM or by appointment Obsession. Every morning I find myself drawn to my window on the 25th floor by a magical light show overlooking three bridges – Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg. And on out to the balcony with my camera several times, trying to capture “the moment” of the rapidly changing moments of colors and clouds. How could the same view painted over and over hold my interest? How could I paint the masterpiece in the sky with mere oils?? The iconic bridges of New York, sometime mere silhouettes, appear like a backdrop stage set trying to command attention with the impossibly wondrous skies. A tiny police boat keeps watch. Powerful freighters pass, toys against the heavens. Elysium. Empyrean. Eden. Utopia. Fervor. Bliss. Inferno. And a rather belated nod to the New Kid on the Block, 1 Manhattan Square, as it claims its place amongst the giants. ... (read more)

"Americana" - Tambaran 2 Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

Tambaran 2 Gallery and The TAX Collection are pleased to present 'Americana' - a solo exhibition by New York artist Kevin Champeny. Opening April 11th, Champeny's latest exhibition explores current issues in America including: politics, mental health, gun violence, beauty, social media and drugs. The work will be on display at The Tambaran2 Gallery on 82nd street, just steps from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Champeny reinvents the traditional mosaic with his sculpted, cast and hand placed pieces creating an interactive platform. He encourages the work to be viewed from both up close and far away, allowing the observer to derive meaning from its juxtaposition. Champeny states “Mosaics enable me to elicit the tension and stories between hand sculpted and cast pixels and the overall image they compose. I want my art to open a conversation for the viewer. I hope people discovering and viewing my pieces will connect their own experiences to the choices I made when creating the work”.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co. Gallery
Through May 11, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

The Great Love Debate at The Loft - 5/12 - City Winery
May 12, 2019 - 2nd floor New York

The Great Love Debate world tour returns to NYC! Guys on the left, girls on the right at this wild, feisty, hilarious, interactive show on love, sex, dating, and relationships in 2019! Brian Howie is an award-winning director, producer, and the author of "How to Find Love in 60 Seconds", and he has been the subject of features on FOX, ABC, CNN, Entertainment Weekly, the New Yorker, and Esquire Magazine. Time Magazine named him America's #1 Dating Enthusiast - yet he is still single!

Spring Weekend: Urn on an Empty Stage - Bohemian National Hall
May 12, 2019 - New York

[1st Floor] Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival's Spring Weekend presents a stage reading of "Urn on an Empty Stage" by Slovak playwright Martin Cicvak. In "Urn on an Empty Stage," Martin Cicvak brilliantly explores the dynamics between authoritative figures and their "victims," particularly women. Using the Greek myth of Europa, the play challenges the issues of gender equality and the status of women in today's society. The story begins when three actresses and an opera diva meeting on an empty stage. They have come to say their last farewell to a great director whose ashes they have brought with them in an urn. With him, the women want to bury memories of career highlights along with recollections of the traumas the director caused them. But they are getting stuck in the preparation of the ceremony. They can't come to an accord about its nature, or even agree about what has been and what is to come. At its heart, the play is a testimony to the complex relationships in the world of theater - the three actresses fight and detest each other, but also find themselves in tender harmony. "Urn on an Empty Stage" by Martin Cicvak, translated by Katarina Briggler, directed by Michael... (read more)

Frida Kahlo: Plant Inspiration Tour - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
May 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

See many of the plants that inspired Frida Kahlo's artwork and garden design on this conservatory tour. Free with Garden admission. No registration necessary.

Mother's Day - Harlem Style - Gadson Gallery
Through May 12, 2019 - New York

The Harlem Aesthetic Presents: Mother’s Day - Harlem Style Sat. May 11th & Sun.  May 12th, 2019 12pm-6PM Gadson Gallery 225 West 134th Street, New York NY 10030 Join the Harlem Aesthetic at the Gadson Gallery for a Mother’s Day weekend to remember. We’re celebrating every kind of woman through artisan craft, and fellowship. Why not allow Harlem to be your playground by visiting one of our nearby dining venues. The local fare around the Gadson Gallery is rich with variety and they are ready to celebrate the ladies that you love. Artists Laura R Gadson – Wearable Fiber Fabulosity Shimoda Accessories- Beaded elegance & adornments. Cassandra Bromfield - Ready to Wear Fashions Sweet Octavia – Artisan Fashion Accessories Lisa McFadden – Creative Hat Wear Anu Essentials – Home, Body & Spiritual Luxury For the list of restaurants and flower shop in the area go to: https://www.thegadsongallery.com/#/mothers-day-harlem-style/ Contact Person: Laura Gadson Contact Number: 212-694 -0262 Website: www.TheGadsonGallery.com www.Shimoda-Accessories.com

BROOKLYN DESIGNS - Brooklyn Navy Yard, Building 77
Through May 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

BROOKLYN DESIGNS is the borough’s premier design event showcasing furniture, lighting, accessories and technology. In addition to a curated exhibition of 60+ Brooklyn design brands and studios, the show will feature compelling talks, hands-on design workshops, multi-sensory experiences, and family-friendly programming. Founded by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce in 2003, it was one of the first fairs to shine a spotlight on the creative economy in Brooklyn and continues to serve as an incubator for emerging designers and a platform for established brands. The 2019 edition is part of the citywide NYCxDESIGN initiative will take place in Building 77 of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, which is a host sponsor of the show.

Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture - The Frick Collection
Through May 12, 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.

Hurricane Sleep: A Sonata of Floating & Drowning | NY - IATI Theater
Through May 12, 2019 - New York

Hurricane Sleep is a new female-centered experimental play about trauma and how healing begins with the most intimate self to reverberate through dimensions of time and being. Set in New York City during Hurricane Sandy, Sal finds herself trapped in a flooding bodega alongside a local girl named Ome. This claustrophobic setting will become Sal's canvas to rapidly flow, like the fast winds that menace the building, in a journey of self-discovery while facing the ghosts from the past and the dreads of the future. Between boxed wine, ayahuasca and maybe a séance, it is disaster that brings us closer together and true intimacy is found when we least expect it. End Time: 8:15 pm. Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Theatre. Sub-Categories: Arts | Performing Arts | Theatre | Stage. Artists / Speakers: Andrea Goldman, Julia Watt, Sara Fay George, Neysa Lozano, George Bass, Rachel Schmeling, Shashwat Gupta, Heaven Stephens, Elizabeth Schweitzer, Matt Sherwin, Mike Mroch, Jennifer Healy, Evan Sargent, Mateo Lamuno. Prices: General: USD 25.00, Senior: USD 20.00, Student: USD 20.00.

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving - Brooklyn Museum
Through May 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Purchase advance tickets through Showclix. Timed tickets are for a specific date and time. Untimed tickets are for use at any time on a specific date. Advance ticket purchase strongly recommended. Same-day, on-site tickets are timed, offered on a first-come, first-serve basis, and sell out quickly each day. Members are encouraged to reserve their complimentary tickets in advance.

Jayson Greene: Once More We Saw Stars - Books are Magic
May 13, 2019 - Cobble Hill

As the book opens: two-year-old Greta Greene is sitting with her grandmother on a park bench on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. A brick crumbles from a windowsill overhead, striking her unconscious, and she is immediately rushed to the hospital. But although it begins with this event and with the anguish Jayson and his wife, Stacy, confront in the wake of their daughter's trauma and the hours leading up to her death, Once More We Saw Stars quickly becomes a narrative that is as much about hope and healing as it is about grief and loss. Jayson recognizes, even in the midst of his ordeal, that there will be a life for him beyond it—that if only he can continue moving forward, from one moment to the next, he will survive what seems unsurvivable. With raw honesty, deep emotion, and exquisite tenderness, he captures both the fragility of life and absoluteness of death, and most important of all, the unconquerable power of love. This is an unforgettable memoir of courage and transformation—and a book that will change the way you look at the world. Jayson Greene is a contributing writer and former senior editor at Pitchfork. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Grantland, an... (read more)

Trivia Night: Seinfeld - NYCB Theatre at Westbury
May 14, 2019 - Westbury

What was Kramer's apartment number? What was Jerry's biggest issue with Keith Hernandez? Hear ye! Hear ye! It's Festivus for... Well let's see what you've got Seinfeld fans. Join us for NYCB Theatre at Westbury's Trivia Night on May 14. There will be food and drink specials throughout the night and prizes for the top three teams. Doors open at 6:30pm and trivia starts at 7:30pm. Entrance is FREE and all guests must be 21+. Tables are available for reservation at the link above and there are general admission tables available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Rachel Kushner: The Mars Room - Books are Magic
May 14, 2019 - Cobble Hill

It's 2003 and Romy Hall, named after a German actress, is at the start of two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women's Correctional Facility, deep in California's Central Valley. Outside is the world from which she has been severed: her young son, Jackson, and the San Francisco of her youth. Inside is a new reality: thousands of women hustling for the bare essentials needed to survive; the bluffing and pageantry and casual acts of violence by guards and prisoners alike; and the deadpan absurdities of institutional living, portrayed with great humor and precision. Stunning and unsentimental, The Mars Room is "wholly authentic…profound…luminous" (The Wall Street Journal), "one of those books that enrage you even as they break your heart" (The New York Times Book Review, cover review)—a spectacularly compelling, heart-stopping novel about a life gone off the rails in contemporary America. It is audacious and tragic, propulsive and yet beautifully refined and "affirms Rachel Kushner as one of our best novelists" (Entertainment Weekly). Rachel Kushner is the bestselling author of The Flamethrowers, a finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times Top Ten Book of 2013... (read more)

Midtown Exclusive DCeased #1 signing with Tom Taylor - Midtown Comics Downtown
May 15, 2019 - New York

Writer Tom Taylor appears at Midtown Comics Downtown on Wednesday, May 15th at 7 PM to celebrate the release of DCeased #1! This is an open signing and we recommend showing up early, just to be safe. Purchase of any Midtown Comics Exclusive DCeased #1 required. Limit 3 items signed per attendee.

John Glynn: Out East W/ Tucker Bellingrath - Books are Magic
May 15, 2019 - Cobble Hill

They call Montauk the end of the world, a spit of land jutting into the Atlantic. The house was a ramshackle split-level set on a hill, and each summer thirty one people would sleep between its thin walls and shag carpets. Against the moonlight the house's octagonal roof resembled a bee's nest. It was dubbed The Hive. In 2013, John Glynn joined the share house. Packing his duffel for that first Memorial Day Weekend, he prayed for clarity. At 27, he was crippled by an all-encompassing loneliness, a feeling he had carried in his heart for as long as he could remember. John didn't understand the loneliness. He just knew it was there. Like the moon gone dark. OUT EAST is the portrait of a summer, of the Hive and the people who lived in it, and John's own reckoning with a half-formed sense of self. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Hive was a center of gravity, a port of call, a home. Friendships, conflicts, secrets and epiphanies blossomed within this tightly woven friend group and came to define how they would live out the rest of their twenties and beyond. Blending the sand-strewn milieu of George Howe Colt's The Big House, the radiant aching of Olivia Liang's The Lonely City, OU... (read more)

Nyc Real Estate Showcase & Forum - Metropolitan Pavilion
May 15, 2019 - New York

The Real Deal presents its 12th Annual NYC Real Estate Showcase & Forum on May 15. Attend and join over 4,500 professionals in networking, deal-making, and gaining insight on industry trends through panel discussion. More details to come.

Ann Christopher: Edge and Line - Rosenberg & Co Gallery
Through May 15, 2019 - New York

In honor of their major, forthcoming gallery expansion, the world-renowned art dealer Rosenberg & Co., is pleased to present Ann Christopher: Edge and Line, March 1 - May 11, 2019. A luminary in contemporary abstraction, the works of Ann Christopher, RA, encompass monumental sculpture in bronze, smaller sculptures of sterling silver and stainless steel, and architectural works on paper that reflect her mastery of line, light, and movement. Christopher is the youngest female sculptor ever to have been elected to the Royal Academy. Composed of four generations of art dealers, Rosenberg & Co. exhibits an international roster of works by prominent Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary artists. The expansion to the building’s second floor offers the opportunity to build upon their renowned modern and contemporary art program.

Rethinking Refugee Trauma and Mental Health - Strand Book Store
May 17, 2019 - New York

How are refugees adjusting to life in the US - given the current political climate? Research from multiple disciplines reveals that humans not only need each other to survive but also to thrive. However, we live in a world that divides us along lines such as gender, race, class, religion, and ableism making it harder to connect. Many of us assume that our current world is a natural progression of human nature, and therefore the only possibility. We privilege western models of mental health that focus its lens on individual capacities. This approach often ignores macro-level influences that shape such capacities. This Olio addresses some of the assumptions made in the field of psychology on trauma and healing and argues for a multidisciplinary approach to have a more comprehensive understanding of macro-level forces and how they impact individual capacities. How we conceptualize trauma and healing is embedded within particular historical, political, social, and economic contexts. Using dynamic systems thinking allows us to situate this knowledge in its particular context, trace how these constructs have changed over time and reveal different possibilities of how we might effective... (read more)

Amanda Stern: Little Panic W/ Piper Weiss - Books are Magic
May 17, 2019 - Cobble Hill

The world never made any sense to Amanda Stern--how could she trust time to keep flowing, the sun to rise, gravity to hold her feet to the ground, or even her own body to work the way it was supposed to? Deep down, she knows that there's something horribly wrong with her, some defect that her siblings and friends don't have to cope with. Growing up in the 1970s and 80s in New York, Amanda experiences the magic and madness of life through the filter of unrelenting panic. Plagued with fear that her friends and family will be taken from her if she's not watching-that her mother will die, or forget she has children and just move away-Amanda treats every parting as her last. Shuttled between a barefoot bohemian life with her mother in Greenwich Village, and a sanitized, stricter world of affluence uptown with her father, Amanda has little she can depend on. And when Etan Patz disappears down the block from their MacDougal Street home, she can't help but believe that all her worst fears are about to come true. Amanda Stern is the author of thirteen books: eleven for children written under pseudonyms, a novel, and most recently the memoir LITTLE PANIC: Dispatches from an Anxious Life. S... (read more)

NoMad Design District Night - 277 Fifth Avenue
May 17, 2019 - New York

Cocktail Party to Kick Off NoMad Design District Night, May 17th Kick off NYCxDesign’s “NoMad Design District Night” on May 17th with a cocktail party at 277 Fifth Avenue. The event will feature champagne, passed sweets and a lively Q&A between international architect Jeffrey Beers and Brittany Chevalier, Editor of Luxe Interiors + Design. The Q&A will be followed by tours of 277 Fifth Avenue’s model residences, designed by Jeffrey Beers International. Architecture by Rafael Viñoly. When: Friday, May 17, 2019 5pm: Event begins 5:15pm: Q&A begins 6-7pm: tours of model residences Address: 277 Fifth Avenue (enter on E. 30th St.) This event is part of NoMad Design District Night, an evening of celebrations when the community of international designers, architects, artists and artisans open up their design showrooms for enthusiasts to check out the high-level design and art on display.

Swiss artist Margrit Newman show 50 artworks from 50 years at One Art Space, May 9-18 - One Art Space
Through May 18, 2019 - New York

Join us for the Opening Reception for the Margrit Newman Art Exhibition at One Art Space! Lite bites and wine reception at 6-9pm, sponsored by Core Water and My/Mo Mochi. The exhibit runs from May 9th through May 18th. Originally from Switzerland and now based in NYC and Argentina, Margrit Newman, is pleased to announce her solo art exhibition, which will include 50 select pieces of her work that Newman created over the past 50 years. The exhibition will open on Thursday, May 9, 2019, and continue through Saturday, May 18, 2019, at One Art Space at 23 Warren Street, New York, NY. Her new eclectic collection includes pieces from 5 collections: miniature boxes, musical composition paintings, voodoo, and plant boxes and acrylic paintings with photos incorporated. For more info: https://www.instagram.com/margritnewmanart/

Danziger Gallery - Madison Avenue Gallery Walk
Through May 18, 2019 - New York

Evelyn Hofer – "The most famous unknown photographer in America"

Storytime W/ Sergei Urban: Thedadlab - Books are Magic
May 19, 2019 - Cobble Hill

With more than 3 million fans, TheDadLab has become an online sensation, with weekly videos of fun and easy science experiments that parents can do with their kids. These simple projects use materials found around the house, making it easier than ever for busy moms and dads to not only spend more quality time with their children but also get them interested in science and technology. In this mind-blowing book, Sergei Urban takes the challenge off-screen with fifty step-by-step projects, including some that he has never shared online before. Each activity will go beyond the videos, featuring detailed explanations to simplify scientific concepts for parents and help answer the hows and whys of their curious children. Learn how to: explore new fun ways to paint; make slime with only two ingredients; defy gravity with a ping-pong ball; produce your own electricity, and more! With TheDadLab, parents everywhere will have an easy solution to the dreaded "I'm bored" complaint right at their fingertips! Sergei Urban is a stay-at-home father who started TheDadLab as a way to share fun activities others can do from home while educating their children and spending more quality time with... (read more)

Rethinking Refugee Trauma and Mental Health - Strand Book Store
May 20, 2019 - New York

Join us as Shawna Potter sits down with fellow musician Meredith Graves to talk about her book, Making Spaces Safer. "Every time someone wants me to prove sexism in the scene exists I am not going to tell them about having beer spat in my face while I'm singing or about men screaming 'shut up' while I'm talking between songs. I'm gonna hand them this book and say 'No more horror stories, here are some solutions.'" —Kathleen Hanna, Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, and The Julie Ruin Shawna Potter, singer for the band War On Women, has tackled sexism and harassment in lyrics and on stage for years. Taking the battle to music venues themselves, she has trained night clubs and community spaces in how to create safer environments for marginalized people. Now she's turned decades of experience into a clear and concise guide for public spaces of all sorts, from art galleries to bagel shops to concert halls, that want to shut down harassers wherever they show up. The steps she outlines are realistic, practical, and actionable. With the addition of personal stories, case studies, sample policies, and no-nonsense advice like "How to Flirt without Being a Creep," she shows why safer spaces are import... (read more)

Thomas Page McBee: Amateur w/ Darnell L. Moore - Books are Magic
May 20, 2019 - Cobble Hill

In this "refreshing and radical" (The Guardian) narrative, Thomas McBee, a trans man, sets out to uncover what makes a man—and what being a "good" man even means—through his experience training for and fighting in a charity boxing match at Madison Square Garden. A self-described "amateur" at masculinity, McBee embarks on a wide-ranging exploration of gender in society, examining sexism, toxic masculinity, and privilege. As he questions the limitations of gender roles and the roots of masculine aggression, he finds intimacy, hope, and even love in the experience of boxing and in his role as a man in the world. Despite personal history and cultural expectations, "Amateur is a reminder that the individual can still come forward and fight" (The A.V. Club). "Sharp and precise, open and honest," (Women's Review of Books), McBee's writing asks questions "relevant to all people, trans or not" (New York Newsday). Through interviews with experts in neuroscience, sociology, and critical race theory, he constructs a deft and thoughtful examination of the role of men in contemporary society. Amateur is a graceful and uncompromising look at gender by a fearless, fiercely honest writer. Thomas ... (read more)

Anna Pitoniak: Necessary People - Books are Magic
May 21, 2019 - Cobble Hill

Stella Bradley is beautiful, rich, and very good at getting herself into trouble. Violet Trapp is smart, self-aware, and laser-focused on escaping her humble background--especially after Stella gives her a glimpse into a world of glamour and wealth. They are best friends, and from the moment they meet in college, they know their roles: Stella in the spotlight, and Violet behind the scenes. After graduation, Violet moves to New York and lands a job in cable news, where she works her way up from intern to assistant to producer, and to a life where she's finally free from Stella's shadow. Until Stella decides to use her connections, beauty and charisma to land a job at the same network. Stella soon moves in front of the camera, becoming the public face of the stories that Violet has worked tirelessly to produce-and taking all the credit for it. But Violet isn't giving up so easily. As she and Stella strive for success, they each reveal just how far they'll go to get what they want--even if it means destroying the other person along the way. Anna Pitoniak graduated from Yale, where she majored in English and was an editor at the Yale Daily News. She worked for many years in book pub... (read more)

Oui Design 2019 - WantedDesign at Industry City
Through May 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

Oui Design, a program of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation, fosters creative exchange in design between France and the US. During NYCxDESIGN, May 16-20, 2019, Oui Design will present its fourth edition with two sets of collaborative projects in partnership with WantedDesign Brooklyn, exploring new methods of production at the intersection of design, art and craft: Transatlantic Creative Exchange and Design Education. Both programs bring together designers from France and the US to explore new methods and to create new work.

Keith Haring - Van DE Weghe
Through May 22, 2019 - New York

Van de Weghe is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings by Keith Haring (1958-1990), an artist whose bold, graphic line, vivid color, and exuberant imagery is instantly recognizable. Haring's work celebrates human existence while confronting weighty themes including violence, power, and the dehumanizing effect of technology. Haring tragically died of AIDS in 1990. Haring moved from Kutztown, PA to New York to study painting at the School of Visual Arts in 1978. In New York, he found inspiration in the expanding field of art at the time: installation, performance, graffiti art and video in non-conventional or alternative venues like the East Village Club 57 and Mudd Club. In 1980, while at SVA, Haring began making his famous Subway Drawings: techno-primitive Pop imagery in white chalk on black paper pasted alongside paid advertising on platforms. This way of working shaped Haring's practice going forward: the act of drawing was a performance of sorts for an audience of passers-by, done quickly and decisively due to the risk of arrest.

Casey Cep: Furious Hours - Books are Magic
May 23, 2019 - Cobble Hill

Reverend Willie Maxwell was a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members for insurance money in the 1970s. With the help of a savvy lawyer, he escaped justice for years until a relative shot him dead at the funeral of his last victim. Despite hundreds of witnesses, Maxwell's murderer was acquitted—thanks to the same attorney who had previously defended the Reverend. Sitting in the audience during the vigilante's trial was Harper Lee, who had traveled from New York City to her native Alabama with the idea of writing her own In Cold Blood, the true-crime classic she had helped her friend Truman Capote research seventeen years earlier. Lee spent a year in town reporting, and many more years working on her own version of the case. Now Casey Cep brings this story to life, from the shocking murders to the courtroom drama to the racial politics of the Deep South. At the same time, she offers a deeply moving portrait of one of the country's most beloved writers and her struggle with fame, success, and the mystery of artistic creativity. Casey Cep is a writer from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. After graduating from Harvard she earned an M.Phil. at Oxford as a Rhodes ... (read more)

Van Doren Waxter - Madison Avenue Gallery Walk
Through May 24, 2019 - New York

Paintings & Works on Paper Moira Dryer, Paintings & Works on Paper. Van Doren Waxter is pleased to present a solo exhibition of works from the 1980s and early 1990s by the late painter Moira Dryer (b. 1957 – d. 1992), on view from April 4 to May 24, 2019 at 23 East 73rd Street. Featuring a dozen works, the exhibition will include paintings on wood panel, rarely exhibited works on paper, and printed ephemera from the artist's lifetime exhibitions. This marks the gallery's third presentation of Dryer's work, following two exhibitions organized by gallery partner Augusto Arbizo in 2014 and 2016. The show anticipates a forthcoming Moira Dryer solo survey entitled Moira Dryer: Back in Business, organized by Lily Siegel and Klaus Ottman, which opens at The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. in January 2020.

HSA Department Of Art & Design Presents INTERWOVEN - HSA Gallery
Through May 25, 2019 - New York

The Harlem School of the Arts with curator and Director of Art & Design, Adrienne Elise Tarver, proudly presents, “INTERWOVEN,” an exhibition featuring the work of artists Sedrick and Letitia Huckaby. This unique exhibition presents married couple, Sedrick and Letitia Huckaby’s work side-by-side highlighting their individual and mutual interests in the ties that bind generations in the black community. Textiles play a large role in these recent bodies of work, as they have in the histories of the black community in America. From the cotton picked in southern plantations to the intricate patchwork quilts made from scraps of old clothes, there’s resilience and resourcefulness that is woven into the threads of black history in the United States. Letitia presents work from her series “40 Acres...Gumbo Ya Ya,” referencing the unfulfilled promise of land to formerly enslaved individuals in post-civil-war America, and the Cajun phrase meaning everybody is talking at once. She stretches images of rural Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas printed on fabric over embroidery hoops, referencing domestic work and handmaid heirlooms which cultivate sentimental value over generations instead ... (read more)

Nurture - Gallery 104
Through May 26, 2019 - New York

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 2, 6-9pm Exhibition Dates: May 2 - 26, 2019 7 Franklin Place, Lower Level April 18, 2019 Gallery 104 is pleased to present a group exhibition featuring an exceptional cadre of multidisciplinary artists, curated by Lucy McCarron, Director of Gallery 104. Each work in this show touches upon the idea of nurture, visualizing approaches to reciprocal processes of caring for self and others. In a range of media, these cultural producers thoughtfully prompt viewers to consider the formative nurturing experiences and forces that have had an impact on individuals' development and construction of identity. Further, the assembled objects will explore the environment through the lens of nurture, calling attention to the responsibility we have to care for the earth and all its inhabitants. The show will open on Thursday, May 2nd 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, May 26th. Visitors may see the works during its run Monday thr... (read more)

Heal - NYA Gallery
Through May 26, 2019 - New York

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 2, 6-9pm Exhibition Dates: May 2 - May 26, 2019 7 Franklin Place, New York April 18, 2019 NYA Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition focused on healing. The show will feature a number of exemplary artists from around the globe and be curated by Shane Townley and Cathy Condon. Amid this contemporary moment plagued by social, economic, and political instability, many turn to various forms of cultural expression to gain perspective and escape from anxiety-inducing news reports. In response to an increasingly divided and distressed population, the artists in Heal offer powerful commentaries on individual and collective healing, be it in the bodily, environmental, or spiritual sense. The show will open on Thursday, May 2nd with a public reception from 6-9pm. After 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 works will remain on view until Sunday, May 26th. Visitors may see the show during its run Monday through Sunday between the hours 12-5pm. For more information, please call (917) 472-9015 or email... (read more)

NYC Handmade Bazaar - Grand Bazaar NYC
June 02, 2019 - New York

There is something to be said about having things that are handmade locally. For this special Spring event we've carefully handpicked makers based on originality and quality. Come shop from creative and talented makers from the New York metro area who produce one-of-a-kind and limited-edition fashion, art, furniture, skin care, jewelry, pottery, stationery, leather bags, and delicious foods. They will be joining our weekly curated market, the largest in NYC. So, come hungry and ready to shop local! 100% of Grand Bazaar NYC's profits are donated to four local public school, benefiting over 4,000 children.

Vanessa Bayer: How Do You Care for a Very Sick Bear? - Strand Book Store
June 04, 2019 - New York

Pick out your favorite teddy bear and join us for a fun story time event with actress and comedian Vanessa Bayer, who will be in New York City celebrating the release of her debut picture book, How Do You Care For A Very Sick Bear?, a heartwarming story about how to care for a friend in need. In addition to a reading, Vanessa will talk a bit about the personal inspiration behind the book and what she hopes readers will take away from it. Following the story time there will be an opportunity to make get well cards for children at NYC-area hospitals. There will also be a book signing (books only) and posed photo opportunity with Vanessa. Please have your camera ready once you reach the front of the line. You MUST purchase a book in order to get in the signing line. Purchase a copy of HOW DO YOU CARE FOR A VERY SICK BEAR? at the link above to attend this event. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street. Signing Guidelines: Vanessa will personalize one copy of HOW DO YOU CARE FOR A VERY SICK BEAR? per person and sign the rest... (read more)

Open House New York 2019 Spring Benefit - TWA Hotel at JFK
June 05, 2019 - Jamaica

Open House New York is holding its 2019 Spring Benefit on June 5. More details to come

Zoya Cherkassky Soviet Childhood - Fort Gansevoor
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.

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)

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.

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.

Art After Stonewall, 1969–1989 - Grey Art Gallery
Through July 20, 2019 - New York

Exploring the impact of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) civil-rights movement on the art world, Art After Stonewall, 1969–1989 will open during the 50th anniversary year of the Stonewall Riots of 1969, a crucial victory in the gay liberation movement. Comprising some 150 artworks and documents, the exhibition focuses on works by such openly LGBTQ artists as Nan Goldin, Holly Hughes, Robert Mapplethorpe, Tim Miller, Catherine Opie, and Andy Warhol. It also examines engagement with the emerging queer subculture in the art of Vito Acconci, Diane Arbus, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lynda Benglis, and Karen Finley. Comprising performance art, photography, painting, sculpture, film clips, video, and music alongside historical documents, the exhibition will be presented in two venues: the Grey Art Gallery, NYU, and the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York. Organized by the Columbus Museum of Art, Art After Stonewall is curated by Jonathan Weinberg, Tyler Cann, and Drew Sawyer, and will be accompanied by an illustrated catalogue.

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.

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)

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)

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.

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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