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Gallery Shows in New York City This Week - December 8-December 15


Gallery Shows in New York City This WeekPhoto: Flickr/K_rlis Dambr_ns 


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

A History of Digital Photography - Pioneer Works
December 08, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join artist Lucien Samaha for a walk-through of A History of Digital Photography, an exhibition of photographs and cameras spanning the first three decades of digital photography. As one of the medium's first adopters, Samaha will reflect on the potential he saw in digital photography as well as the effect it has had on photography today.

Neighborhood Goods at Chelsea Market Grand Opening - Chelsea Market at Ninth Avenue
Through December 08, 2019 - New York

The new type of department store Neighborhood Goods officially opens to the public on Saturday, December 7th at Chelsea Market. To celebrate, Neighborhood Goods will be hosting a Grand Opening celebration on the same day beginning at 10 AM. The celebration will be open to the public and free to attend. Special on-site activations and experiences put on by Neighborhood Goods and select brands launching within the space will be running throughout the day.

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

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

Cap Intro Event - Capital Grille Wall Street
December 09, 2019 - New York

Catalyst Financial Partners is hosting its Cap Intro Event on July 15. This event focuses on the real estate funding industry and strategies associated with it. Attend for high level industry networking.

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space - Clarendon Branch Library
December 10, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for Teen Tech Time in Teen Space! We'll have the PS3 out and ready, just bring yourselves!

Artist Conversation - The Drawing Center
December 10, 2019 - New York

The Drawing Center's Chief Curator Claire Gilman, artist Timothy Curtis, and Dawan Williams, Program Coordinator for the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Restorative Justice Guild program, will discuss art making in the context of the modern US prison system.Dawan Williams is a Philadelphia-based community leader; he is Restorative Justice Program Manager for the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, and the Program Director for NOMO (New Opportunities More Options) Foundation and PA FACT (Pennsylvania Fathers and Children Together). In these roles Williams works closely with at-risk youth in high-risk probation circumstances, while NOMO and FACT focus on early intervention and reconnection between incarcerated parents and their children. Williams is a trained life skills professional, and serves the formerly-incarcerated on a day to day basis to help them successfully re-enter society while on parole and probation. He is involved with several non-profit organizations geared towards uniting families, strengthening communities, and restoring justice across the nation. In 2016, Williams was invited to perform a Ted Talk on the theme of Stronger Families, Better Futures discussing the imp... (read more)

Make a Mosaic: Make a Mosaic VI - Clear Lake Restaurant (Long Island City)
December 11, 2019 - Long Island City

Join us at Clear Lake Restaurant (formerly Fushia) in Long Island City. The mission is simple: serve delicious, affordable food that guests will want to return to week after week. Every plate achieves that elusive, cuisine-defining balance of sweet, salty, sour, and spices. The extensive menu includes all of your favorite dishes alongside an extensive drink menu! There's something for everyone's taste! Clear lake hosts several different Yaymaker experiences, so you can always come back to try something new!

12 Annual Global Energy Outlook Forum - 2019, hosted by S&P Global Platts - New York Marriot Downtown, New York, NY
December 11, 2019 - New York

The conversation around energy is driven by social, political, and economic issues around the world. Companies who participate in the energy markets are concerned and are asking questions like: How should we be producing energy in the coming decade and what should we use? How long will things be the way they are now? What should we be investing in for the future of energy? These concerns do not only come from those who produce power, the oil industry is paying attention too.As a leader in the energy industry, you should be in this conversation. Register today: www.spglobal.com/geof and follow on social media #PlattsGEOFWhy Attend? Learn about current and future demand for energyHear how energy companies improving participation through programs and/or efforts to address gender parity, unintended bias, and ethnic diversityLearn about the leading trends and opportunities in energy Discuss the power sector transformation Learn about The future of renewables and base load generationHear about the current investment landscape for renewables and energy storageOutstanding speaker line-up see the list of speakers onlineOpportunity for networking with industry leade... (read more)

Teen Tech Time - Clarendon Branch Library
December 12, 2019 - Brooklyn

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Silicon Valley's Coming of Age - 92Y
December 12, 2019 - Upper East Side

Join Silicon Valley historian Leslie Berlin as she uncovers the untold stories of seven exceptional men and women behind the birth of the Internet and the microprocessor, as well as Apple, Atari, Genentech, Xerox PARC, ROLM, ASK, and the iconic venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Together, these "troublemakers" worked across generations, industries and companies to bring technology from Pentagon offices and university laboratories to the rest of us.

Lower East Side Gallery Tour - 92nd Street Y
December 13, 2019 - New York

Thomas BeachdelSome of the most exciting artistic activity in New York is happening now in Lower East Side galleries, which show some of the most relevant emerging artists as well as established ones.

Martin Lawrence Galleries Will Be Presenting Works of Contemporary Japanese Artist Takashi Murakami - Martin Lawrence Galleries
December 13, 2019 - New York

MLG's exhibition will feature a selection from over 125 individual titles, silkscreens, prints, and paintings.When I manage to snatch the tail of an idea, I must then transport a fragment of it to a completely different region of my brain . . . Once a deadline is met, that region can relax, so I graft the new idea onto that relaxed region in order to nurture and grow it. This is the process I endlessly repeat, and as such, I can never see the end of it; each day of unease is followed by another, and only for a moment when a project is complete do, I get to experience a modicum of liberation. As a distant result of such a thankless, humorless repetition, interesting works get made.Takashi Murakami's colorful paintings reveal the consistent, universal themes that have guided the artist's work. Each work of art reflects his craft and insightful engagement with popular culture, folklore, and pop art style, all mixed with traditional Japanese culture. One of today's most imaginative artists, Murakami is universally recognized for both his fine art and commercial output including collaborations with hip-hop stars Kanye West and Pharrell Williams, as well as designs for the fa... (read more)

John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal - The Morgan Library & Museum
December 13, 2019 - New York

Laurel Peterson, Moore Curatorial Fellow, Drawings and Prints

Saturday Studio - Dia:Beacon
December 14, 2019 - Beacon

Join practicing artists for a free monthly workshop of art making and play in the Learning Lab at Dia:Beacon. Designed for all ages, Saturday Studio is a family friendly program that is most suitable for children ages five and up. All families participating in the Saturday Studio program receive free admission to Dia:Beacon for the day.

CLAY ORCHESTRA: NICK FARHI - Tillou Fine Art
Through December 14, 2019 - Brooklyn

TILLOU FINE ART will present Clay Orchestra, a comprehensive solo exhibition of paintings by artist Nick Farhi. The exhibition will feature a series of new paintings that were made while the artist was living in Mexico City, exploring where nostalgia and subliminally nostalgic propaganda live and thrive through objects across cultures. Clay Orchestra will run from October 19th through December 14th, 2019, with an opening reception on Saturday, October 19th, from 4 - 7 pm. This will be Farhi's first solo show with TILLOU FINE ART. In Clay Orchestra, historically mass-produced ceramic objects are honored through expressive portraits. Sensuous oil paintings on aluminum panels float through the exhibition, grouped by type: harlequins, jars, honey bear containers and ambiguous figures. The juxtaposition of these works also forms a still-life of sorts -- the individual paintings, in aggregate, form an archetype of yard sales, fireplace mantles, and manufactured nostalgia on display in homes around the world. This grouping unearths a commonality between different countries despite political histories and cultural differences, revealing a deep truth: tiny idols always seem to make the... (read more)

Seamus Heaney: Manuscripts - Irish Arts Center
Through December 15, 2019 - New York

An exhibition of the poet's handwritten, typed and edited work, in partnership with the National Library of Ireland

Cacho Falcon solo show "Cacho in a Box" - SPACE 776
Through December 15, 2019 - Brooklyn

We all have a deep disturbing secret that some would never face or talk about. What I look for in people is willingness to unveil that and learn how to make peace with it. - Cacho Falcon Brooklyn - Space 776 is pleased to announce an exhibition of new and old works by Cacho Falcon at 229 Central Avenue, Brooklyn. This exhibition will feature 10 new and old works produced over the recent 5 years. These works reveal his continuous ability to create a unique visual language that defies categorization and blurs the boundaries between drawing, performance, photo, collage, and painting. Cacho Falcon will be on view from November 15 through December 15, 2019, with an opening reception on Friday, November 15 from 6-9 pm. Over the past 15 years, as an artist living and working in New York City, Cacho Falcon has come to find a new, unique, and multi-layered approach to portraiture. The process begins with the choice of the sitter. His subjects have ranged from a supportive patron, a complete stranger living on the streets, or even a close friend or loved one. At first, the only thing his subjects have in common is their willingness to sit with the artist while nude, speak openly ... (read more)

Holiday House NYC Designer Showhouse - 125 East 65th St, New York, NY 10065
Through December 15, 2019 - New York

Loy Carlos of Classiques ModernesInvites you toHOLIDAY HOUSE NYC DESIGNER SHOWHOUSEOpen to Public Now Until Sunday, December 15, 2019Hours of OperationTuesday Sunday, 11:00am - 5:00pm; Thursdays Until 8:00pm(Closed Mondays & Wednesday Nov 27- Thursday Nov 28, 2019)Tickets AvailableGeneral Admission: $40; Available at The Door or on Our Website125 East 65th St, New York, NY 10065For Tickets and More Information on Events:www.holidayhousenyc.com

Hackers Next Door: An InfoSec Conference - Triangle Arts Association
Through December 15, 2019 - Brooklyn

The Tech Learning Collective is proud to present our inaugural Hackers Next Door: An InfoSec Conference. Space is limited. A ticket is required to attend. No walk-ins are allowed, and no door sales are offered.Hackers Next Door is an open-to-the-public information security conference featuring invitation-only presentations by the best of the tri-state areas cybersecurity trainers, privacy rights advocacy groups, and their constituencies.The two-day conference is a unique opportunity for anyone interested in how to protect themselves online to participate in a skill-sharing and educational convergence where they can meet one another, compare notes with peers and colleagues, and learn practical techniques from the regions top cybersecurity instructors, legal experts, and experienced activists.By enhancing cybersecurity training for everyone, and increasing public awareness of digital civil liberties issues, Hackers Next Door gives invited speakers a chance to showcase and workshop their educational methods and materials to and with an audience of like-minded and impassioned community organizers, activists, and fellow security and privacy trainers so that we can all lear... (read more)

The Helm Holiday Pop-Up - The Helm Holiday Pop-Up
Through December 15, 2019 - New York

The Helm announces the opening of their first brick-and-mortar marketplace in the heart of Nolita, NYC.Expect giftable items from over 70 of the top female-founded and owned brands including Anna Karlin, Lizzie Fortunato, Nili Lotan, Mansur Gavriel, Chloe Gosselin, Campo, Maude, Circumference, and LOLI Beauty. Customers can also shop curated gift sets across The Helms newly launched lifestyle-and-issue focused categories; Work, Play, Wellness, Womanhood, Sex, and Home.

Cacho Falcon's Solo Show at Space776 - Space 776
Through December 15, 2019 - Brooklyn

Brooklyn - Space 776 is pleased to announce an exhibition of new and old works by Cacho Falcon at 229 Central Avenue, Brooklyn. This exhibition will feature 10 new and old works produced over the recent 5 years. These works reveal his continuous ability to create a unique visual language that defies categorization and blurs the boundaries between drawing, performance, photo, collage, and painting. Cacho Falcon will be on view from November 15 through December 15, 2019, with an opening reception on Friday, November 15 from 6-9 pm.

Teen Tech Time in Teen Space - Clarendon Branch Library
Through December 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

Join us for Teen Tech Time in Teen Space! We'll have the PS3 out and ready, just bring yourselves!

When I Wanted Everything: New Work by Alex Sewell - TOTAH Gallery
Through December 18, 2019 - New York

TOTAH Gallery on the Lower East Side presents When I Wanted Everything, an exhibition of new works by Alex Sewell, opening October 24th, from 6-8pm, on view through December 18th. The images populating Alex Sewells paintings archive an ongoing dialectic between the artists personal memory and the collective identity of the American psyche. A restive sense of melancholy threads through each work on exhibit using a disarmingly personable tone. Sewell meticulously destabilizes all-too-familiar vistas of American suburbia, imposing a translucent scrim of violence onto objects ordinarily earmarked for passive consumption. Video games, television, toys of every kind become eerily macabre, giving the lie to the placid everydayness of his themes.

PAPER BORDERS - International Print Center New York
Through December 18, 2019 - New York

International Print Center New York is pleased to announce its first two-person exhibition, Paper Borders, which brings into dialogue the works of Emma Nishimura (b. 1982, Toronto) and Tahir Carl Karmali (b. 1987, Nairobi), artists who share a commitment to unearthing historical and ongoing stories of migration, trans-generational memory, and xenophobia. Using the materiality of print and handmade paper, the two- and three-dimensional works in this exhibition speak to cross-cultural and deeply embedded global struggles. Here, the precarity of paper becomes a metaphor for the precarity of place.

One-Of-A-Kind Gifts for Your Entire List - Grand Central Terminal
Through December 24, 2019 - New York

For a magical, one-stop holiday-shopping experience, nothing compares to the Holiday Fair at Grand Central. The experience itself is a holiday gift. Explore one of the most beautiful architectural settings in the world featuring dozens of talented artisans.The Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair is one of the finest, longest-running indoor holiday fairs in New York City. The Holiday Fair Committee spends the year looking for unique vendors with a focus on American-made and handmade products with locally-sourced materials or a socially-conscious business model. Vendors will take over half of the historic Vanderbilt Hall for almost six weeks to sell artwork, clothing for all ages, men's/women's accessories, children's clothing/toys and home goods. A range of products and price points guarantees that New Yorkers, commuters, and tourists alike can find interesting gift items for others as well as covet-worthy items for themselves. Since 1993, the Holiday Fair has been a must-shop destination during the holiday season.

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.

Galina Galmer Art Exhibition - Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center
Through January 01, 2020 - Little Neck

Join us for the debut exhibition of artist Galina Galmer who will display her work at the Sam Field Center from November 15, 2019 through January 1, 2020. The public is welcome to view the exhibition during the hours the building is open.Galmer reveals raw emotions for the viewer through her unique abstracts. She was born to a Jewish family in Moscow and immigrated to Queens with her husband, silver sculptor Michael Galmer. Of her work, Galina says, Each painting I create is a portrait of my soul. Each painting is, therefore, my self-portrait. Being an introvert, it is very difficult to express feelings. They tend to build up and trigger tension. After decades of adulthood, I finally found the way to peace for my soul through art. My emotions became my driving forces. Painting became my poetryI found a safe place for my thoughts and experiences on my canvases. Using colors I developed a sense of greater strength and a new voice for my deepest feelings, fears, and insecurities. Life started to be more colorful and spontaneous. I feel reborn.For more information, please call Judy Vladimir at 718-225-6750 ext. 345 or email jvladimir@commonpointqueens.org

Discovery Room - American Museum of No History
Through January 01, 2020 - New York

The Discovery Room offers families, and especially children ages 5-12, an interactive gateway to the wonders of the Museum and a hands-on, behind-the-scenes look at its science.Children, accompanied by adults, can explore an array of artifacts and specimens, puzzles, and scientific challenges. Discovery Room Highlights:Hunt for animals in a majestic two-story replica of an African baobab tree filled with specimens of birds, insects, reptiles, and small mammals.Create your own collection of minerals, skulls, or arthropods from a cabinet full of fascinating specimens.Gather around an authentic Kwakiutl totem pole carved at the Museum in 1992. Assemble a life-sized cast skeleton of Prestosuchus, a 14-foot long reptile from the late Triassic Period and handle real fossils.Track real-time earthquakes anywhere in the world on a three-drum seismograph and explore the natural world with sophisticated microscopes.

Glamour, Grit & Grace: Portraits of Iconic New York Women - Lafayette 148 New York - The Madison Avenue Townhouse
Through January 01, 2020 - New York

An original exhibition by legendary New York photographer Patrick McMullan on view at the Lafayette 148 Madison Avenue location through January 1. All photos will be auctioned December 3-17 at CharityBuzz.com to benefit Bring Change To Mind.

Soft Signs Opening - The Gallery at W83
Through January 05, 2020 - New York

Soft Signs by Anna-Sophia Vukovic. In Anna-Sophia Vukovich's paintings and drawings, arrows and markers serve as external wayfinders but also point towards our own internal navigation. Using colors, abstract shapes and shifts of scale, Vukovich conjures a sense of space and invites us to consider the physical places and spiritual spaces we inhabit, how we got there, and where we're going.

Keith Sonnier - Kasmin Gallery
Through January 11, 2020 - New York

Kasmin is delighted to announce an exhibition of rarely seen seminal work by Keith Sonnier at the gallery's flagship space in Chelsea, New York, on view between November 21 and January 11, 2020. Large scale works from the ongoing series Ba-O-Ba, which the artist began in 1968, utilize large panes of glass and Sonnier's signature neon tubing in a geometric composition that forms a confluence between the sculpture and the gallery wall and floor. Based on the Greek mathematical theory of the Golden Ratio, the series takes its title from the Haitian French dialect in Sonnier's native Louisiana for 'bath of color' or 'light bath.' They are quintessential examples of Sonnier's ability to masterfully synthesize architecture and light, speaking to a formal inventiveness that has defined nearly six decades of work.

Exhibition, Works by Asian 'New Yorker' Cartoonists - Pearl River Mart Gallery
Through January 12, 2020 - New York

ASIAN BABIES: WORKS FROM ASIAN NEW YORKER CARTOONISTS, a collection of the work of ten cartoonists of Asian descent who have contributed to The New Yorker magazine, from 1949 till today, will gather together in one exhibition for the first time.The exhibition opens Oct. 4 and is on view through Jan. 12. A reception will be held Oct. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m.

10 Times Square: New York Fashion Rediscovered 1982-1997 - ZAZ10TS
Through January 20, 2020 - New York

An extraordinary collection of long-lost 1980s-1990s fashion photographs found on a New York City sidewalk. Opening during New York Fashion Week, the exhibition showcases the history of fashion in New York. Presented in the lobby gallery of the iconic building that served as home to some of the most prominent designers in NY, the exhibition features captivating runway images of the fashion stars and supermodels of the era, including Anna Sui, Donna Karan, Liz Claiborne, Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs, Perry Ellis, Isaac Mizrahi, Anne Klein, Geoffrey Beene, Adrienne Vittadini, Kate Moss, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Helena Christensen and more. Photograph by Kishimitsu Hada from the collection of Yuriko Tomita

New York Fashion Rediscovered 1982-1997 - 10 Times Square
Through January 20, 2020 - New York

An extraordinary collection of 1980s-1990s fashion slides found on a New York City sidewalk makes its way back to the Fashion District in a new photographic exhibition 10 Times Square: New York Fashion Rediscovered 1982-1997. Presented in the lobby gallery at 10 Times Square, also known as 1441 Broadway, former home to some of the most prominent designers in New York, the exhibition features captivating runway images of top fashion designers and supermodels from the 1980s and 1990s.

Anna Walinska: Return to the Riverside - The Master Gallery
Through January 25, 2020 - New York

ArtistAnna Walinksa (1906-1997) had a strong connection to Manhattan's Upper West Side.She worked asa teaching artist-in-residence at the Riverside Museum (then located at the Masters Apartment,a landmark 27-storyArt Deco skyscraper at 310 Riverside Drive) and exhibited frequently there from 1954 to 1971, joining other prominent artistslike Louise Nevelson, Jasper Johns, and Barnett Newman. Work from Walinska's studio residence at The Masters has now circled back to the neighborhood in the exhibitAnna Walinska: Return to the Riverside,on view through January 25, 2020.

Posters of the Japan Red Cross Society - Poster House
Through February 11, 2020 - New York,

Celebrating interesting poster stories within our collection, Poster House is pleased to expand our exhibition offerings with our first Mini-Exhibition, located in the hallway of our Lower Level gallery space.This show displays the only known examples of nine posters from the Japan Red Cross Society. Created in the mid-1920s, they were geared at teaching young children manners and public health.Please see our blog post on the collection for more information and stop by the galleries to see these unique works in person!

Painting & Drawing Masterclasses - West New Brighton Library
Through November 21, 2020 - New York

These Masterclasses focuses on simple ways to improve your skills in painting and drawing. Through the workshops, well collectively build a solid foundation of a practice that helps us to refine our creativity!


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