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Gallery Shows in New York City This Week - November 12-November 19

November 12, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor
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For art in galleries, from shows to openings to receptions and special events, check out City Guide's calendar listings for New York City. From Chelsea galleries to SoHo galleries to all points in between, we've got comprehensive painting, sculpture, performance art, conceptual art, and photography listings.

Second Sunday Family Tours - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
November 12, 2017 - New York

On the second Sunday of every month, explore the museum on a family-friendly tour that includes conversation and creative, hands-on gallery activities. Tours are organized around a single theme and highlight artworks on view from the permanent collection and special exhibitions.

Oasis: Photo Exhibition by Jing 'Joy' Hu - Flushing Town Hall
Through November 12, 2017 - Flushing, Queens

Jing "Joy" Hu is an international award-winning documentary and travel photographer. Her photos have received awards in 14 countries and have been exhibited in Africa, America, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East. Her passion is bringing out the stories of marginalized people with dignity, and sharing the natural beauty of the world's landscapes through her photographs.

Belowkey Pop-Up Shop - 27 Orchard Street
Through November 12, 2017 - New York

Weekend-long art show showcasing new paintings and hand silkscreened apparel by the ubiquitous graffiti artist. His first self-published work Creatures from Below: Book 1 will also be available for purchase.

Designer Trunk Show: Jewelmer South Sea Pearl Jewelry - Asia Society
November 13, 2017 - Upper East Side

Jewelmer presents their latest collection of South Sea Pearl jewelry featuring the elusive gems that inspired designers to create exclusive collections highlighting the pearls' perfection through settings that are in harmonious symmetry with nature. Shop AsiaStore

Modigliani Unmasked - Jewish Museum
November 13, 2017 - Upper East Side

Adrian Sassoon at the Salon Art + Design NYC - The Park Avenue Armory
Through November 13, 2017 - New York

ADRIAN SASSOON AT THE SALON ART + DESIGN NOVEMBER 9 – 13, 2017 Park Avenue Armory, New York City Adrian Sassoon, the United Kingdom’s premier gallery for international, contemporary works of art—with a focus on innovative, luxurious objects—will exhibit for the fifth consecutive year at The Salon of Art + Design at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City this fall. The gallery will showcase new and recent pieces—some of which will make their U.S. debut at The Salon—by a dynamic roster of highly skilled and classically trained artists working in traditional materials ranging from ancient hardstones to porcelain, glass, wood, and precious metals. Featured artists include ceramicists Andrew Wicks, Michael Eden, and Kate Malone—all of whom will be present at The Salon Art + Design alongside Adrian Sassoon. Works in steel, silver and glass by Junko Mori, Hiroshi Suzuki and Colin Reid, among others, will also be on display. Sassoon’s presence at The Salon will serve as a unique platform where traditional sensibilities and cutting-edge technology converge harmoniously through a wealth of contemporary objects. The installation will juxtapose “classic” forms and materials, w... (read more)

Gallery Lecture: Appropriation in the Digital Age with Deborah Winiarski - The Art Students League
November 14, 2017 - New York

Appropriation – the 'borrowing' of pre-existing objects or images – has played a significant role in the history of art. In this age of the Internet, the sharing and appropriation of images has become even more pervasive. This lecture will explore the history of appropriation in art and the sometimes very fine lines between appropriation, plagiarism, influence and inspiration. Differences between derivative vs. transformative work and the impacts on artist copyright will also be discussed. Deborah Winiarski teaches mixed media classes at the Art Students League of New York and has been teaching encaustic workshops here since 2009. Her work has been exhibited at numerous venues in New York City and across the United States. Her work is represented by Denise Bibro Fine Art, NYC, NY; Elizabeth Clement Fine Art, Boston, MA; and Broadhurst Gallery, Pinehurst, NC. For more information about the artist, please visit:

Thinking Machines: An Evening with Beryl Korot, Zabet Patterson, and Tamiko Thiel - MoMA PS1
November 14, 2017 - Long Island City

In conjunction with the exhibition Thinking Machines: Art and Design in the Computer Age, 1959–1989, this conversation addresses the connections between art making and computing since the 1960s, with a focus on women artists and designers. The exhibition explores the postwar rise of advanced mainframe technologies, and how artists have been at the vanguard of using computing to develop new forms and reinvent traditional modes of artistic production. The impact of early computing technologies on histories of art and design in the 20th century is central to understanding how we live today. Participants include artist Beryl Korot, whose innovative video installation Text and Commentary (1976–77) draws together artistic practices ranging from weaving to computing; Zabet Patterson, Associate Professor, Art History and Criticism, Stony Brook University, and author of Peripheral Vision: Bell Labs, the S-C 4020, and the Origins of Computer Art (MIT Press, 2015), a material and technological history of art and science at Bell Labs; and artist Tamiko Thiel, lead designer of the CM-2 Supercomputer (1987), a commercially produced device that marked a significant advance in the history of da... (read more)

Modigliani Unmasked - Jewish Museum
November 14, 2017 - Upper East Side

Arun Ramamurthy - Rubin Museum
November 15, 2017 - New York

Spiral Music presents acoustic music every Wednesday evening at the base of the Museum's spiral staircase. Artists who specialize in music from the Himalayas and South Asia are invited to forge a connection between their music and the art in the galleries. Arun Ramamurthy is a versatile violinist who is making his mark in the Indian classical music scene. Trained in classical South Indian Carnatic music by the distinguished violinist Anantha Krishnan, and then later by the violin maestro brothers Dr. Mysore Manjunath and Sri Mysore Nagaraj, Arun has become an in-demand violinist in the United States.

Educator Evening: Art in the Open - Museum of the City of New York
November 15, 2017 - New York

Join curator Dr. Lilly Tuttle for a guided tour of the exhibition Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York, and explore works that have transformed public spaces and public expectations of the role and potential of art. Until the 1960s, most public art in New York City was limited to war memorials, civic-minded murals, or relief sculpture embodying universal values like "Fraternity" or "Wisdom." But the late 1960s brought a new era that embraced the individual artist's voice and vision in the public realm. In the years since, hundreds of innovative art works, both permanent and temporary, have been installed in the public spaces of New York, making this the most robust and vibrant environment for public art in the world.

Antique Advertising, Posters, Shaving Mugs, Prints, Etc - Weiss Auctions
November 15, 2017 - Lynbrook,

Day 1 will feature Antique Advertising including Part 2 of the Lowell and Barbara Shindler Coffee Advertising Collection. From the Midwest a Collection of High Grade Tin Advertising Signs, Coke Vendo Machines, Neon's, Lollipop Signs, etc. Collection of Antique Insurance Signs, Art Deco Toasters, and Syrup Dispensers including Cherry Smash, Hires, Ward's, Orange Julep, and Others. Super Rare Embossed Campbell's Soup Tin Advertising Sign, 1940's Coca Cola Cardboard Signs, and more. Extremely Rare Salesman Sample Farm Machines in Original Wooden Boxes. Approx. 70 Signed Hirschfeld Caricature Lithographs, Posters of All Kinds including Advertising, World War 1 & 2, Travel, and more. Collection of Occupational Shaving Mugs, Bottles, and Bowls, Stoneware Crocks and Jugs, and Much More. This is a Sale Not to Miss!!

Canstruction Charity Design Competition - Brookfield Place
Through November 15, 2017 - New York

Arts Brookfield presents the return of the annual gravity-defying Canstruction design competition and most unique food charity to Brookfield Place (230 Vesey St.) for its 25th anniversary. From Thursday, November 2 to Wednesday, November 15, 27 teams will compete for awards by building larger-than-life creations from unopened cans of food, which are then disassembled and donated to City Harvest. An incredibly popular artistic event, last year’s competition welcomed over 40,000 visitors, allowing City Harvest to collect 64,000 lbs. of food and distribute enough cans to feed more than 26,000 hungry families in New York City for one day. While admission to Canstruction is free, visitors are encouraged to contribute by bringing non-perishable cans of food for donation at the 2nd level of 230 Vesey Street.

Modigliani Unmasked - Jewish Museum
November 16, 2017 - Upper East Side

Fine Art, Nyc & Historical, Military, Sterling Silver, Etc - Weiss Auctions
November 16, 2017 - Lynbrook,

Day 2 will feature a Single Owner Collection of New England Artwork highlighted by works of Henry Gasser, Aldro T. Hibbard, Paul Strisik, Theresa Bernstein, Emile Albert Gruppe, Carl Thorp, J. Thurston Marshall, and others. Most purchased directly from the artists Exhibitions in the 1960's-70's or earlier. 30+ pieces. Other works include Johann Berthelsen, Antoine Blanchard, Grace Hartigan, John Falter, Harry Eliott, Anton Altmann, Lorenzo Palmer Latimer, Grandma Moses, Reginald Marsh, G. Braques, Jack Levine, & Others. Also featured, a Fresh to the Market Find of Original Illustration Art, a Never before seen Joseph Leyendecker "Saturday Evening Post" Cover Painting from the December 30th, 1922 "New Years" issue. We are proud to offer Part 1 from the Collection of Jerry Winevsky as we "Take a Trip Back Into New York's Past". This collection will be offered in a series of sales and consists of one of the finest collections of New York City 19th-early 20th century Photos, Post Cards, Stereoviews, Atlas's, Maps, Guide Books, and more. This is truly a lifetime collection with many rare items pertaining to Brooklyn, Manhattan, Coney Island etc. Collection of Airship and Zeppelin materi... (read more)

2 Day Sale!!! Nyc History & Ephemera, Antique Advertising, Historical Memorabilia, High End Artwork, Occupational Shaving Mugs, Military, Etc - Weiss Auctions
Through November 16, 2017 - Lynbrook,

Take a Trip Back into New York City History" as we present The Jerry Winevsky Collection being offered on behalf of the New York County Public Administrators Office, Original Joseph Leyendecker "Saturday Evening Post" Oil on Canvas Cover Painting for the December 30th, 1922 New Years Issue, Vintage Advertising, Historical Memorabilia, High End Artwork, Military, Occupational Shaving Mugs, Syrup Dispensers, Zeppelin Collection, and Much More. Viewing Times:

Third Thursday Artist Talks - 92nd Street Y
Through November 16, 2017 - Upper East Side

Join the Art Center on November 16 for our 3rd Thursday Artist Talk with Melanie Baker. Melanie Baker lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Baker earned her BFA from Pratt Institute and her MFA from Stony Brook University. Baker's artwork has been featured in solo and group exhibitions at many venues around New York City including the Brooklyn Museum, the Jersey City Museum, Roebling Hall and White Box. Baker received a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in 2003 and was named the recipient of the 2003 New York Foundation for Arts Prize. Other grants and fellowships include the Art Omi International Artists' Colony, the Sacatar Foundation in Bahia, Brazil, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace Program, Djerassi Resident Artists' Program, the Tyrone Guthrie Center at Annaghmakerrig, Ireland, Valparaiso in Mojacar, Spain and Yaddo. Jan 18 – Gustav Hamilton Feb 15 – Karen Haberberg Mar 15 – David Butler Apr 19 – Peter Bonner Admission includes one free drink. Advance tickets required

K2 Friday Night Tour - Rubin Museum
November 17, 2017 - New York

There's more to the Rubin's artwork than meets the eye. Discover the ideas behind these exquisite objects on a guided tour, where close observation and dialogue with a trained educator will open your mind to new experiences. Tours last approximately forty-five minutes. Reservations are not required for groups of ten or less. About K2 Friday Nights at the Rubin Museum admission is free every Friday night from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. during K2 Friday Nights. During K2 Friday Nights Café Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, offering a special pan-Asian tapas menu to accompany the evening's DJ and programs. Happy Hour runs from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a two-for-one special on all beer, wine, and well drinks.

Modigliani Unmasked - Jewish Museum
November 17, 2017 - Upper East Side

Building Connections 2017 Exhibition Opening - AIA New York | Center for Architecture
Through November 17, 2017 - New York

Stop by the Center to celebrate our 21st annual exhibition showcasing K-12 student design work, and learn more about our K-12 architecture education programs. Program staff will be on hand to answer questions about how to bring design education to your school or community. Please Note: Registration for AIA New York and Center for Architecture events constitutes your agreement to the use of you and your guest(s) image or voice in event-related digital and print reproductions (photo/video/etc). If you do NOT agree, email info@aiany.org Organized by Center for Architecture

Midtown Gallery Tour - 92nd Street Y
Through November 17, 2017 - Upper East Side

New York's bustling art center, 57th Street, offers a staggering concentration of painting, sculpture and photography. Learn more! Meet in the lobby of 41 East 57th Street, near Madison Avenue. Pre-registration for all tours is required at least 24 hrs in advance. Attendees will be emailed details of the tour — with specific meeting location and additional directions 24 hrs in advance of the tour. All tours happen rain or shine.

Saturday Sketching - Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
November 18, 2017 - Upper East Side

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.

Souvenirs: New New York Icons - Storefront for Art and Architecture
November 18, 2017 - New York

As a contemporary form of commercialized nostalgia, souvenirs are the ultimate cliche in the representation of a city. Pocket-sized, acritical, and cheap, they populate tourist sites all over the world with a patina of innocence. Producing collective imaginaries made up of lines that follow the profiles of superlative sculptures, buildings, and stories, souvenirs have become the reference points that anchor a particular culture in time, representing (consciously or not) political, cultural, and social values. Souvenirs: New New York Icons, the second iteration of Storefront's model show, commissions 59+ objects that redefine New York's iconic imagery. Inspired by each of the city's Community Districts, more than 59 artists, architects, and designers have reimagined the referential images that constitute the global perception of the city, proposing new understandings of the urban experience. Challenging the symbols that have permeated the gift shop, Souvenirs presents critical approaches to the shifting and complex iconography of the city. The exhibition introduces new objects and, with them, new ways to relate to form, matter, affect, representation, and agency.

East Village gallery tour - Banfield Pet Hospital
November 18, 2017 - Brooklyn,

This 3:00 PM tour is the RAREST tour we lead, in New York's newest and funkiest major art neighborhood, with 50 galleries and mostly emerging artists

Tsibi Geva: Jolt - Albertz Benda
Through November 18, 2017 - New York

Albertz Benda is pleased to present Tsibi Geva: Jolt, one of Israel's most critically acclaimed artists, on view from October 12 – November 18, 2017. Having shown in New York with Annina Nosei for the past two decades, Tsibi Geva: Jolt will be the artist's first solo exhibition at Albertz Benda, featuring a new body of work and selected pieces from his solo presentation in the Israeli Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale. In his latest series of paintings, Geva addresses concepts such as migration, instability and disintegration from a sociopolitical perspective and within the medium of painting itself. The layers of paint on the canvas alternately reveal and obscure fragments of bodies, architectural structures, and natural elements. These layered compositions confront the physicality of the materials while reflecting personal and cultural discourses. Geva delves into his psyche through a process of spontaneous mark-making and expressive gesture in the spirit of- but not defined by- abstract expressionism while also channeling the atmosphere of his surroundings. In works such as Untitled, 2017, the rounded forms and flowing paint flirt with representation, evoking an a... (read more)

Dennis Scholl: the Book of Impure Intentions - Albertz Benda
Through November 18, 2017 - New York

GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION Presents Devin Allen’s A BEAUTIFUL GHETTO Exhibition / Artist Reception - Gordon Parks Foundation
Through November 18, 2017 - Pleasantville

The Gordon Parks Foundation’s (GPF) will be exhibiting photographs by celebrated amateur photographer Devin Allen entitled A Beautiful Ghetto. The exhibit showcases the 2017 GPF Fellow’s documentation of the landscape and community of Baltimore immediately following the death of Freddie Gray, capturing the frustration and outrage of a community in response to police brutality in their city and across the nation. The exhibit is also accompanied by Allen’s book under the same name, published in 2017 by Haymarket Books. The exhibit will be on view at the Foundation’s exhibition space from September 15 through November 18, 2017 and an open artist reception and book signing will be held the evening of Friday, September 15.

Souvenirs: New New York Icons - Storefront for Art and Architecture
Through November 18, 2017 - New York

As a contemporary form of commercialized nostalgia, souvenirs are the ultimate cliche in the representation of a city. Pocket-sized, acritical, and cheap, they populate tourist sites all over the world with a patina of innocence. Producing collective imaginaries made up of lines that follow the profiles of superlative sculptures, buildings, and stories, souvenirs have become the reference points that anchor a particular culture in time, representing (consciously or not) political, cultural, and social values. Souvenirs: New New York Icons, the second iteration of Storefront's model show, commissions 59+ objects that redefine New York's iconic imagery. Inspired by each of the city's Community Districts, more than 59 artists, architects, and designers have reimagined the referential images that constitute the global perception of the city, proposing new understandings of the urban experience.

From Warhol to Pollock: Art History NY – A Greenwich Village Walk - 92nd Street Y
Through November 18, 2017 - Upper East Side

New York, many argue, took over as the art capital of the world in the 20th century. On this walking tour, see the Greenwich Village locations where some of art history's greatest modern masters lived, worked and created. We'll also observe some of the finest examples of public art in the area. Stops include Andy Warhol's Factory, the studio of Edward Hopper, the homes of Jackson Pollock and Diane Arbus, sites associated with John Sloan and Andre Kertesz, and some fine examples of the public art of Pablo Picasso and Keith Haring. Pre-registration for all tours is required at least 24 hrs in advance. Attendees will be emailed details of the tour — with specific meeting location and additional directions 24 hrs in advance of the tour. All tours happen rain or shine.

Patterned Hat Designs - Jewish Museum
November 19, 2017 - Upper East Side

Artist-Led Studio Workshop - Jewish Museum
November 19, 2017 - Upper East Side

Brian Batt: Greenhouse - Foley Gallery
Through November 19, 2017 - New York

Artist Brian Batt debuts his latest works – all part of his new "GREENHOUSE" series—at a pop-up at Foley Gallery (59 Orchard St) on New York’s Lower East Side. Open from November 8 through November 19, the exhibition features 21 original works —paintings and drawings— created by Batt over the last two years. Also on view: "Women & Flowers" is a series by New York-based photographer, Christina Arza. Batt’s style, comparable to that of Chuck Close, invites the viewer to ingest life through a kaleidoscope of color, depth, and shocking precision. Until recent months, Batt has mainly focused his molecular creativity on world famous icons, such as Questlove and Pete Townshend, or city landmarks, such as Katz’s Deli. Now, with "GREENHOUSE," Batt offers an escape from bright lights and urban sprawl to the lush beauty, inspired by quiet moments in his Brooklyn rooftop garden. A perfect foil for "GREENHOUSE," Christina Arza’s "Women & Flowers" draws inspiration from classical painting and photography portraiture. The images were shot on medium format and each capture women with a flower of their choice in an intimate environment.

Open Sessions 11 - The Drawing Center
Through November 19, 2017 - Soho

Open Sessions 11, the final exhibition of the program's 2016–17 cycle, will feature Danielle Dean, Olalekan Jeyifous, Jennifer Reiland, Slinko, and Hong-An Truong. Open Sessions is a hybrid exhibition/residency program created by Lisa Sigal and Nova Benway, Open Sessions Curators. It provides unique opportunities for selected artists to find new approaches for contextualizing and exhibiting their work through exhibitions, public programs, workshops, and working dinners. The artists selected for Open Sessions may or may not draw as their primary means of art-making. The two-year program engages musicians, architects, dancers, poets—anyone who is interested in expanding the boundaries of drawing. Open Sessions artists work together to create a dynamic, continuous conversation, viewing drawing as an activity rather than a product.

Draw Jam - The Drawing Center
Through November 19, 2017 - New York,

What the Body Can Do: Open Sessions 11, the final exhibition of the program's 2016–17 cycle, captures the movement and potential of individual bodies in collective action. The artists in this exhibition dissect spectacles of war, memorialize immigrant and refugee narratives, savor protest cinema and images produced by the paparazzi. The exhibition features artists, Danielle Dean, Olalekan Jeyifous, Jennifer May Reiland, Slinko, and H?ng-An Tr??ng. Dean's animations unravel speech; Jeyifous' images collapse surrealist aesthetics and the design troupe of architectural folly; telephone screens, mirrors, and the camera's eye are a window into Reiland's versions of biblical and mythological tales; bread figures embody uprising and rebellion in Slinko's large storyboard drawings; and Tr??ng's photos compose an archive of fragmented views of the Asian American activist movement in the United States.

Eduardo Anievas Open Studio - Anievas Studio
Through November 19, 2017 - Long Island City

Painter Eduardo Anievas will have a two-day open studio event on Saturday, November 18th from 12-8pm and Sunday, November 19th from 12-6pm, as part of the LIC Arts Open Festival’s Fall Open Studios. Anievas will display fifty paintings including a new series of NYC cityscapes and large portraits. Anievas Studio is located street level at 10-15 48th Avenue between Vernon Blvd and 11th Street. By subway it’s the first stop in Queens on the 7, E, M, and G trains. Eduardo hosts with a familiar Spanish style, offering sangria and tapas on the house and welcoming visitors to get to know him and each other. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit many neighborhood studios to meet painters, sculptors, ceramicists and more. Event Website: www.anievasstudio.com

Barbara Hammer - Company Gallery
Through November 26, 2017 - New York

Truant: Photographs, 1970 - 1979 Throughout the 1970s, filmmaker Barbara Hammer toured the United States, Africa, and Europe, making film after film about women and the lesbian experience, niether of which had seldom been seen by a woman, for women on screen before. She made a slew of now-legendary experimental films, including Sisters! (1973), Dyketactics (1974), Multiple Orgasm (1976), Sappho (1978), and Double Strength (1978), more or less inventing lesbian cinema at a time when such material had largely been relegated to the pornographic imagination of male artists and filmmakers. During this prolific period, Hammer photographed her travels, her lovers, moments of community and kinship between her collaborators on set, private and public performances, friends, strangers. In these photographs, most of which have never been exhibited before, Hammer's work explodes traditional notions of female sexuality by showing it for what it is: complex, messy, abstract, human. As a filmmaker, Hammer fused the non-linearity of Gertrude Stein and the poetic realism of Djuna Barnes to the early to mid-century American filmmaking experiments of Deren, Stan Brakhage, and Jonas Mekas. Her kal... (read more)

LAX / JFK - SPOKE NYC
Through November 26, 2017 - New York

a 40+ artist group show curated by Thinkspace Opening Reception: November 11th, 6 - 9pm On view: November 11th - 26th, 2017 SPOKE NYC is pleased to present LAX/JFK, a group exhibition curated by Los Angeles-based gallery, Thinkspace. This comprehensive exhibition is Thinkspace’s eleventh iteration of its widely respected traveling series, which will bring Thinkspace’s unique focus on the New Contemporary Art Movement to New York City. Featuring over forty artists, LAX/JFK will include a mini solo exhibition by Matthew Grabelsky, comprised of 8 new oil paintings from his subway series as well as a new limited edition print. The exhibition will showcase over 50 new works from some of the top artists working in the New Contemporary Movement. “With roots firmly planted in illustration, pop culture, comics, street art and graffiti, put quite simply the New Contemporary Art Movement is art for the people,” Thinkspace co-founder Andrew Hosner has stated. Please join us Saturday, November 11th from 6 - 9 pm for the opening reception of LAX/JFK. Complimentary beverages will be served and some of the artists will be in attendance. For more information, or additional imag... (read more)

Science Inspires Art: Ocean - New York Hall of Science
Through November 30, 2017 - Flushing

Based on new scientific information and personal experiences, the international Open Call for this exhibition asked artists and scientists to help create a new public perception of OCEAN by sharing creative visions of our deep connections to her, the health issues she faces, and feelings she inspires in us. This juried exhibition was organized by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI).

Princeton's Art of Science - New York Hall of Science
Through November 30, 2017 - Flushing

The Art of Science 2014 showcases images of artistic merit created during the course of scientific research. The exhibition spurs debate among artists about the nature of art, opens scientists to new ways of "seeing" their own research, and serves as a window through which the general public can appreciate both art and science. These images were chosen from more than 250 submissions from undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, staff and alumni representing more than 25 different departments at Princeton University. They span the fields of electrical engineering, ecology, evolution, chemistry and biology with images of termites, cockroaches, fruit flies and geological structures.

Metamorphosis: Oppositions and Evolutions - Agora Gallery
Through December 02, 2017 - NYC

Agora Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Metamorphosis: Oppositions and Evolutions, a group exhibition featuring the works of Osvaldo Bacman, Ed Belbruno, Laura Colantonio, Josep Francés Anaya, Andrew Glass, Monika Gloviczki, Donato Grima, Theresia Innerhofer, Martin Randall Joyce, John Kingerlee, Malvisi, Vicente Marzal, Koki Morimoto, Eduardo Ojeda, Z. Michael Schmidt,Irene Shcherbakova, Eunhyue Shin, and Dave Weindorf. The eighteen artists featured present dynamic and often opposing points of view in their diverse bodies of work. Ancient and modern, bodily and geometric, unknown and earthly—the widely varying works in this exhibition propose a series of thoughtful contrasts. Through painting, drawing, sculpture, and mixed media, Metamorphosis employs a multiplicity of visual languages in an attempt to blur boundaries and realize the virtue of manifold perspectives. Via these powerful juxtapositions, the artists featured conjure possibilities for harmony despite difference. The result is a site of mutual transformation, in which disparate artists are united by their variance. Metamorphosis will open November 11th with an opening reception November 16, from 6-8 P... (read more)

Cooper Union: Geostories Exhibit - The Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Gallery, The Cooper Union
Through December 02, 2017 - New York

Fritz Ascher - NYSS
Through December 03, 2017 - NEW YORK

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 26, 6-8pm Exhibition Dates: October 23-December 3, 2017

Hunter Barnes TICKETS Exhibition and Book Launch at Milk - Milk Gallery
Through December 03, 2017 - New York

TICKETS documents Hunter’s time on the road with the World of Wonders Sideshow, capturing the people and places of the travelling circus’s grittier sibling. The sword swallowers, fire eaters and tattooed ladies are all here, defiant and exuberant, captured in striking portraits. // Hunter Barnes is one of the foremost documentary photographers working in America today, concentrating on communities and aspects of American culture often ignored by the mainstream. Reel Art Press and Milk Gallery will present TICKETS, Hunter’s photographic account of the American travelling carnival, a vibrant community most had thought lost half a century ago. “A band of nomads. Roaming in open fairgrounds, spinning with color and sound...”

Senior Writing Workshop - Rubin Museum
Through December 04, 2017 - New York

Make connections with the art in the galleries through lively group discussion and creative writing. Program meets at the base of the spiral staircase in the Museum's entrance hall. Program is facilitated by Nina Goss, a writer and university professor. About the Instructor Nina Goss earned her PhD and MFA at the University of Washington. She currently teaches Creative Writing at Fordham University. She is the co-editor of Dylan at Play, as well as a forthcoming collection of essays from University of Mississippi Press.

Grey Art Gallery Exhibit: Partners in Design Barr and Johnson - NYU
Through December 09, 2017 - New York

Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson explores how Alfred Barr, the Museum of Modern Art's (MoMA) first director, and Philip Johnson, the curator of architecture, introduced modern design to North America.

María de Echevarría: Fields of Light and Color - Saint Peter's Church
Through December 10, 2017 - New York

Nature, once again, inspired the Argentinian painter María de Echevarría to create a set of abstract and semi-abstract landscapes, of which more than 20 are presented in this exhibit. "In all these paintings my aim is to convey my emotional response and artistic vision to the magnificent light and colors observed in fields, skies and water from dawn to sunset." María started painting in 1991. Since then, her art education has been the never-ending process that takes place mainly during the actual act of painting. There is also the study and direct observation of works by masters like Georgia O'Keeffe and Mark Rothko. She took classes at The Art Student League of New York and studied under the Peruvian painter Reynaldo Bisetti in New York. De Echevarría has shown her work extensively in and out of New York. Examples in New York are the one-artist exhibits at the United Nations Headquarters, the Living Room Gallery of Saint Peter's Church and the Consulate of Argentina. Galleries in SoHo and Chelsea have presented her work in individual and group shows as well.

Path to Citizenship - New York Historical Society
Through December 10, 2017 - New York

On view in the Patrica D. Klingenstein Library, New-York Historical explores what it means to be an American citizen through documents and manuscripts from its collection, as part of the CitizenshipProject. The U.S. Constitution, drafted in 1787, established a new nation. It also introduced national citizenship, the eligibility for which would be determined by Congress. The Naturalization Act of 1790 offered citizenship to "free white persons" who had resided in the country for at least two years and could prove they were of good character. Naturalization is the process through which someone becomes a citizen. Although eligibility for U.S. Citizenship has changed repeatedly since 1790, three aspects of naturalization have remained the same: the act of petitioning or applying for citizenship, taking an oath of allegiance to the United States, and receiving a document that certifies citizenship. Learn more about the documents on view. This exhibit was curated by Nina Nazionale, director of library operations and curator of printed collections.

John Minihan: Beckett and His World - Irish Arts Center
Through December 15, 2017 - New York

Walter Asmus directed Waiting for Godot and worked with Samuel Beckett in Berlin in the 1970s, author Edna O'Brien and publisher John Calder made up his circle in London, and actor Lisa Dwan gave life to Not I as never before. These are some of the luminaries who made up a world of Beckett, both during his life, and after his passing. John Minihan captures their essence in black and white portraiture, including his iconic images of Beckett himself. In his artist talk "Beckett and the Wake," John remembers spending time with a playwright who was often a reluctant subject and rarely posed. John Minihan photographed volumes I and II of IAC's cultural exhibition To Love Two Countries, a celebration of the men and women who immigrated to the United States in the early half of the twentieth century. Culture Night is an annual public event in Ireland that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. On Culture Night, arts and cultural organizations and venues of all shapes and sizes extend their opening hours to allow for increased access to the public. This year we join by opening our gallery doors for a daytime opportunity to view Beckett and His World.

All the Queens Houses - The Architectural League of New York
Through December 15, 2017 - New York

Nikolas Gambaroff - The Kitchen
Through December 16, 2017 - New York

Nikolas Gambaroff takes novelist and playwright Karl Kraus's satirical, WWI-era masterpiece The Last Days of Mankind as a point of departure for his newest installation. In its time, Kraus's play offered an unrelenting critique of a popular discourse fueling bigotry and blind nationalism. Written in 213 scenes, the work was considered impossible to perform—"intended for a theater on Mars," as Kraus put it. Yet its dystopian leanings seem resonant in our day of click-bait and fake news, where language is torn from its grounding in truth and reality, dismantled by the distributive algorithms of communication platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Here Gambaroff interrogates the dissolution of language and with it, meaning, and investigates how art, often imbued with multifaceted meaning, should place itself in a time when nothing seems to mean anything at all. Curated by Tim Griffin.

Remains To Be Seen - Tillou Fine Art
Through December 16, 2017 - Brooklyn

JOHN SPINKS REMAINS TO BE SEEN OCTOBER 25 - DECEMBER 16, 2017 OPENING RECEPTION WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 6 - 9 PM SATURDAY SALON: MIMI THOMPSON IN CONVERSATION WITH JOHN SPINKS NOVEMBER 4, 4 - 7 PM TILLOU FINE ART will present REMAINS TO BE SEEN, a comprehensive solo presentation of painting, collages, and works on paper by Brooklyn-based artist JOHN SPINKS, opening October 25th 2017. In this exhibition, John Spinks explores the mutable relationship between what we see and what we know. The works can have a soft, tender dreaminess or a graphic mystery; sometimes they combine both. The letters, maps, and musical scores in REMAINS TO BE SEEN seems to guide the artist, and his allegiance to them gives the work its power. They merge in forms that celebrate the imperfect and come, in the artist’s words, “straight off the nervous system”.

Open (C)All: Truth - BRIC
Through December 17, 2017 - Brooklyn

Closed Mondays We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies. ~ Pablo Picasso We live in an era when truth is under assault. In a time of alternative truths and truthiness, we ask that you show us your truth. What is real and true for you? BRIC's open call exhibitions—presented every other year in the Gallery of BRIC House—feature the work of over 125 artists and are open to all members of the BRIC Contemporary Artist Registry. BRIC's Registry is free and open to artists who were born, live, or work in Brooklyn.

The continuity of the multimedia exhibition of Santiago Ribeiro in Times Square in New York in the international press. - Times Square
Through December 31, 2017 - New York, NY 10036, USA

There are many international members of social communication that have made reference to the show of Santiago Ribeiro in the giants "screens" of New York. New York, USA, 20/19/2017 - Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro continues with the impressive multimedia exhibition in the giant screens of Time Square in New York, the show is already in the fourth month. A pioneering idea, the use of the giant screens of the world's largest multimedia square to share art with the general public. Founder and promoter of International Surrealism Now is now planning for the next phase of Surrealism Now exhibitions in Portugal in the center region. There are already several spaces for the end of 2017 and 2018. In relation to work in Times Square Ribeiro has been mentioned by the media very often, Here are some examples: U.S. embassy in Lisbon; Times Square Chronicles; New York City News; Portuguese American Journal, New York Statesman; New York Telegraph; New York Business Expo; Art in New York City; Today in New York; New York Latino News; New York USA eventer; New York BUSINESS JOURNAL; New York Events; The US News; North America News; US Press Association; Dai... (read more)

Coney Island History Project Walking Tour - CONEY ISLAND
Through December 31, 2017 - Brooklyn

Brought to you by Coney Island History Project Stroll through Coney past, present and future with the Coney Island History Project Walking Tour! The 1-1/2 hour, wheelchair accessible tour includes a private visit to the History Project's exhibit center. Our unique walking tours are based on History Project Director Charles Denson's award-winning book "Coney Island: Lost and Found," the interviews from our Oral History Archive, and other primary sources. Tours are offered year-round. Please visit our online reservation website to see the walking tour schedule and purchase advance tickets online. Advance purchase of tickets is required since tours are limited to approx. 12 people. Tickets are $20, with no additional fee for online purchase. If you have a question or to arrange a private group tour, please e-mail events@coneyislandhistory.org. Walking tours are led by History Project staff including historian Charles Denson or poet/teaching artist Amanda Deutch, who have over 100 years of family history in Coney Island! All tours begin with a private visit to the History Project's exhibition center under the Wonder Wheel's iconic entrance sign on Denos D. Vourderis Place (West 12th... (read more)

art from Santiago Ribeiro at Times Square NY - Times Square
Through December 31, 2017 - New York

New York, United States, 12/08/2017 - ( surrealism now ) - From July 19, 2017 until December 31, 2017 will be shown art from Santiago Ribeiro at Times Square Nasdaq OMX Group, New York city. Nasdaq, MarketSite is located in New York City's Times Square The presentation of the works of art will be alternately. Santiago Ribeiro, Portuguese surrealist painter, who has been dedicated to promoting the Surrealism of the 21st century, through exhibitions held in various parts of the world: Berlin, Moscow, Dallas, Los Angeles, Mississippi, Warsaw, Nantes, Paris, Florence, Madrid, Granada, Barcelona, Lisbon, Belgrade, Monte Negro, Romania, Japan, Taiwan and Brazil. contact: 4 Times Square, New York, NY 10036, USA +1 212-401-8700 irteam@globenewswire.com http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/nasdaq-at-times-square International Surrealism Now - Full Service

Feast of India - The Met
Through January 02, 2018 - New York

Yotam Ottolenghi, chef, author Madhur Jaffrey, restaurateur, chef and author Menu created and executed by chef, Floyd Cardoz Following the delicious success of his 2016 Feast of Jerusalem, the lionized chef, restaurateur, author, and now The New York Times food writer Yotam Ottolenghi returns with another lavish banquet inspired by the vibrant and evocative colors of India, with the legendary Madhur Jaffrey, the global authority on Indian cuisine, and a menu curated by celebrated chef, Floyd Cardoz (Tabla, Paowalla). Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs, on view at The Met Breuer, October 11, 2017–January 2, 2018. Bring the Kids tickets are not available for this event. Tickets to this event include same day Museum admission.

Jack Martin Rogers - Anita Rogers Gallery
Through January 02, 2018 - New York,

BOSCO SODI CARYATIDES - Paul Kasmin Gallery
Through January 06, 2018 - New York

War and Pieced: the Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics - American Folk Art Museum
Through January 07, 2018 - New York

Organized by the American Folk Art Museum, New York, in collaboration with the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, University of Lincoln–Nebraska. Cocurated by Dr. Annette Gero, international quilt historian, author, and collector, and Stacy C. Hollander, Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs, Chief Curator, and Director of Exhibitions at the American Folk Art Museum. War and Pieced is the first exhibition in the United States to showcase the spectacularly complex geometric quilts made exclusively by men using richly dyed wools derived from British military and dress uniforms. Once termed "Soldiers'" or "Convalescent Quilts," the pieced textiles are most closely associated with the Crimean War as well as conflicts in India, South Africa, and other troubled regions of the British Empire during the nineteenth century. The exhibition further relates these military quilts to an earlier technique of pictorial inlaid or intarsia quilts, made with felted wools during the Prussian and Napoleonic wars beginning in the mid-eighteenth century. The visual virtuosity of the quilts, often incorporating many thousands of pieces no larger than one-inch square, assumes a deeper emotional r... (read more)

American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times - New York Historical Society
Through January 07, 2018 - New York

American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times is a new exhibition commemorating President John F. Kennedy's private life and public trajectory. One of the most exhaustively researched collections of Kennedy photos ever assembled, it brings together images from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Getty Images, private collections, and the Kennedy family archives that capture public and private moments from Kennedy's life. Some of the photographs on display are iconic; others have rarely been seen. Kennedy's administration coincided with a golden age of photojournalism in America. No single politician was photographed more than Kennedy—from his first congressional bid as a decorated war hero in 1946 and his fairy-tale wedding to Jacqueline Bouvier in 1953 to his run for the White House in 1960 and the tragedy of his death in Dallas in 1963. Documentary photographers such as Ed Clark, Lisl Steiner, Ralph Crane, Philippe Halsman, Ted Spiegel Jacques Lowe, Lawrence Schiller, Steve Schapiro, and Sam Vestal captured the optimism and challenges of the early 1960s in some of the finest and most vivid images of the period.

Fernanda Mello: Mirror's Inhabitants - BRIC
Through January 07, 2018 - Brooklyn

Working primarily in painting and drawing, Fernanda Mello reinterprets folkloric culture she learned as a child growing up in Brazil. A self-taught artist, Mello derives her artistic inspiration from her studies of South American tribes and shamans of the Amazon region. In Mirror's Inhabitants, she catalogs the life of Davi Kopenawa, an important indigenous shaman from Brazil who advocated for rainforest conservation and indigenous rights in light of the arrival of gold miners and their diseases in his region. Fernanda Mello has exhibited at Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn; the Fort Tilden National Recreation Area; the Regents Canal Festival and The Brick Lane Gallery, both in London; Grand Palais, Paris; Galeria Olho d'Agua, Brasilia; and FilaAC, São Paulo. She is the recipient of an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and currently resides in Brooklyn.

DAVID HOCKNEY WORKS ON PAPER, 1961 – 2009 - Paul Kasmin Gallery
Through January 13, 2018 - New York

Paul Kasmin Gallery is pleased to announce David Hockney: Works on Paper, 1961 – 2009, the artist's second solo exhibition with the gallery on view from November 9 to January 13 at 297 Tenth Avenue. The exhibition will present a selection of Hockney's recent East Yorkshire landscapes, as well as intimate portraits and set designs from as early as 1961 during his time as a student at the Royal College of Art. Hockney's interest in landscape and nature's cycles was ignited in recent years after returning in 1999 to East Yorkshire, England a lush area near his hometown of Bradford. In composing his landscapes, Hockney would continuously return to the same location in order to capture the gradual changes of seasons across a range of media. The exhibition will feature four charcoal on paper works including Hockney's Autumn Thixendale, October 19t , 2008, and Fresh Timber on Woldgate, 2008, that emphasize the soft, organic forms of the foliage in play with the seasonal weather, flanked against stark farming patterns of the Yorkshire countryside. Created at the outset of his career, Hockney's drawings from the 1960s and 70s capture the development of what would become his iconic and inven... (read more)

LEE KRASNER: The Umber Paintings, 1959 - 1962 - Paul Kasmin Gallery
Through January 13, 2018 - New York

Unmasking Influences - Jewish Museum
Through January 16, 2018 - Upper East Side

Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art - New York Historical Society
Through January 21, 2018 - Upper West Side

Ominous threats filled the years around World War II—Nazism, the escalating plight of European Jews, Fascism, Japanese militarism, and racism. Arthur Szyk, the great 20th-century activist in art, confronted the turbulent, hate-filled period with forceful artistic depictions caricaturing Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito as the evil architects of their regimes' destructive and inhumane policies. Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art explores the activism of the Polish-born artist through more than 40 politically incisive works that underscore Szyk's role as a kind of "one man army" fighting odious policies and protagonists and advocating civil and human rights. Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art is curated by Debra Schmidt Bach, curator of decorative arts, with Irvin Ungar, project adviser. The book, Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art, is available from the NYHistory Store. Support for Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art is provided by Shelley and Steven Einhorn, the David Berg Foundation, the Edward and Sandra Meyer Foundation, and Nancy and Morris W. Offit. Exhibitions at New-York Historical are made possible by Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang, the Saunders Trust for American History, and the New York Sta... (read more)

Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932: The Luxury of Beauty - Neue Galerie
Through January 29, 2018 - New York

On October 26, 2017, Neue Galerie New York will present a major retrospective exhibition devoted to the Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshops), an artists' and craftsmens' collective that existed in Vienna from 1903 until 1932. More than 400 objects have been selected for the presentation, and the loans are drawn from both public and private collections in the United States and Europe, including significant pieces from Austria. This show surveys the entirety of the firm's extensive output in a variety of media, including ceramics, drawings, fashion, furniture, glass, graphic design, jewelry, metalwork, textiles, and wallpaper. Special highlights of the show will include iconic examples of furniture by Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser, which will be complemented by rare and often unique works crafted in silver, gold, and semiprecious stones that convey the Wiener Werkstätte's luxurious aesthetic. The Neue Galerie has previously staged monographic exhibitions dedicated to the work of Josef Hoffmann (2006), Koloman Moser (2013), and Dagobert Peche (2002), all major designers who shaped the aesthetic of the Wiener Werkstätte. This is the first comprehensive American museum presentatio... (read more)

Passion. Connected. 100 X 100 - Korean Cultural Center NY
Through January 31, 2018 - New York

A special website will launch for PASSION. CONNECTED. 100 X 100! passion.koreanculture.org will go live on NOVEMBER 1, 2018. Visit us here to view all the artworks online and for each artist bios Gallery Korea of the Korean Cultural Center New York is pleased to present a one-of-a-kind exhibition, PASSION. CONNECTED. 100 X 100. This exhibition showcases ONE HUNDRED winter sport helmets that were artistically designed by ONE HUNDRED selected artists and designers to celebrate D-100 days until the start of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games.

Eddie Martinez Studio Wall - The Drawing Center
Through February 04, 2018 - Soho

Eddie Martinez's drawing practice blends seamlessly with his daily life as the New York-based artist carries pen and paper with him on the subway, to the doctor's office, and to restaurants and lectures, among other work and leisure events. Stylistically evocative of mid-century abstraction, Martinez's drawings bring their own complexity, plugging a rotating cast of characters into raw, vigorously-drawn landscapes: cartoon ducks, oversized eyes, coiled snakes, and anthropomorphic blocks of color are among his itinerant motifs. In his Brooklyn studio, Martinez maintains a "drawing wall," wherein sketches ranging in size, shape, and material serve simultaneously as a source of inspiration and a data bank for the artist's incessant imaginative output. The Drawing Center's forthcoming exhibition Eddie Martinez: Studio Wall, will bring the drawing wall to the museum. The artist will paper the gallery with thousands of sketches that he will change throughout the exhibition's run. In addition, several large drawings and paintings will be hung on top of these sketches allowing viewers to observe the interconnection between all aspects of Martinez's practice.

San Marco Quartet - 5 Manhattan West
Through February 21, 2018 - New York

Video Installation by David Rokeby; San Marco Quartet layers all the actions of people and pigeons on Piazza San Marco in Venice into a pair of evolving images showing two views. The images are lit by movement; things that are not moving are invisible. Walking pigeons leave worm-like traces. Gathered people disappear through their shifting motions. Tour groups flow across the image like a river. The left side combines the activities into a very long exposed image that develops over several minutes. In the projection on the right, the past fades more quickly. The moving images are presented as two video projections mirrored at their point of meeting. They use the same material and with differences in how time is portrayed. They present a record of the temporary social architecture that is shaped by the permanent physical architecture of the piazza. Curated by Pari Nadimi. ABOUT DAVID ROKEBY David Rokeby is an installation artist based in Toronto, Canada. He has been creating and exhibiting since 1982. For the first part of his career he focused on interactive pieces that directly engage the human body, or that involve artificial perception systems. In the last deca... (read more)

Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection - New York Historical Society
Through February 25, 2018 - New York

A magical wonderland awaits visitors with the return of this holiday tradition. Featuring hundreds of toy trains, figurines, and miniature models from the renowned Jerni Collection, the exhibition's immersive scenes and displays transport young and old alike to a bygone era. Holiday Express begins at the West 77th Street entrance, where trains appear to roar through the Museum with the help of four large-scale multimedia screens, and extends through large swaths of the first floor. Organized by Mike Thornton, associate curator of material culture.

Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection - New York Historical Society
Through February 25, 2018 - New York

A magical wonderland awaits visitors with the return of this holiday tradition. Featuring hundreds of toy trains, figurines, and miniature models from the renowned Jerni Collection, the exhibition's immersive scenes and displays transport young and old alike to a bygone era. Holiday Express begins at the West 77th Street entrance, where trains appear to roar through the Museum with the help of four large-scale multimedia screens, and extends through large swaths of the first floor. Organized by Mike Thornton, associate curator of material culture.

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)

Hotbed - New York Historical Society
Through March 25, 2018 - New York

Hotbed explores the vibrant political and artistic scene of Greenwich Village in the early 20th century, where men and women joined forces across the boundaries of class and race to fight for a better world. At the heart of the downtown radicals' crusade lay women's rights: to control their own bodies, to do meaningful work, and above all, to vote. Immersive installations and more than 100 artifacts and images—drawn from New-York Historical's archives and several private collections—bring to life the bohemian scene and its energetic activist spirit. The exhibition is curated by Joanna Scutts, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Women's History, and Sarah Gordon, Senior Postdoctoral Marie Zimmermann Legacy Fellow in Women's History, under the direction of Valerie Paley, vice president, chief historian, and director of the Center for Women's History at the New-York Historical Society, and is on view in the Joyce B. Cowin Women's History Gallery.

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)

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)

Highlights Tour - The Cathedral Church of Saint John The Divine
Through December 31, 2018 - Upper West Side

Explore the Many Highlights of the Cathedral's History, Architecture, and Artwork, from the Great Bronze Doors to the Seven Chapels of the Tongues. Learn About the Daily Services, Events, and Programs That Welcome and Inspire Visitors from Around the World.

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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