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Gallery Shows in New York City This Week - November 4-November 11

November 4, 2018 - 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.

The Rumpus Presents: Beth Bachmann's Cease (Book Launch Party) - Ace Hotel
November 04, 2018 - New York

"Beth Bachmann writes like a sibyl burning the leaves and smelling the smoke. Intoxicating." – Robert Hass Join Beth and friends of The Rumpus as they celebrate the launch of her third poetry collection, CEASE, with a night of readings hosted by Rumpus Poetry Editor Cortney Lamar Charleston. Beth will read from the new book, alongside Hala Alyan, Safia Elhillo, Nick Flynn, and Alex Lemon. Books will be available for sale and signing and a cash bar will be open throughout the event. This event is presented in partnership with The Rumpus and its Poetry Book Club. The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chooses a forthcoming poetry book each month—not yet available to the public—and then hosts an exclusive online discussion with the book club and the author. CEASE will be featured as the club's October 2018 selection. The Rumpus thanks Pitt Poetry Series, Vanderbilt University, and WORD Brooklyn.

Alexander Mijares Art Preview - Hub 17
Through November 04, 2018 - New York

Cosmos Navigators - NonFinito Gallery
Through November 10, 2018 - New York

Raimondo Galeano solo exhibition

Bdny (Boutique Design New York) - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Through November 12, 2018 - New York

Now in its ninth year, Boutique Design New York (BDNY) is the leading trade fair and conference for the hospitality design industry, serving the eastern United States, Canada and Europe. Presented annually by Boutique Design, BDNY brings interior designers, architects, purchasing agents and hospitality owners/developers together with manufacturers and marketers of high-caliber design elements for hospitality interiors. Ranked among the fastest-growing trade fairs in the U.S. for the past four years, BDNY will expand again in 2018, to 135,000 nsf of exhibit space. More than 600 customized displays will offer a gallery of inventive furnishings, lighting, fabrics, wallcoverings, flooring, carpeting, bath and spa, accessories, artwork and more—exceptional products that create the wow in hotels, restaurants, spas, clubs and cruise ships around the world. It's an elevated trade fair experience that includes an extensive conference program with CEU sessions, hands-on demos and workshops; unique social events held at some of Manhattan's most exciting venues; and an atmosphere conducive to learning, networking and growing your business.

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

Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale is pleased to announce its latest exhibition, Erosion: Works by Leonard Ursachi on view in the Derfner Judaica Museum and grounds from July 15–November 18, 2018. A reception and artist’s talk will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2018, from 1:30–3 p.m. in the Museum, located at 5901 Palisade Avenue in the Riverdale section of The Bronx. This event is free and open to the public. R.S.V.P. 718.581.1596 or art@hebrewhome.org. Photo I.D. required for entry at all times. In this exhibition featuring an outdoor sculpture, installation work, and related maquettes and drawings, Leonard Ursachi addresses themes of environmental and social crises caused by manmade events and reflects on how the destruction of natural resources is intimately interconnected with the effacement of human history and culture. Central to the show will be a new outdoor sculpture created for the exhibition—an iteration of Ursachi’s What a Wonderful World series. The large-scale work is on view in the sculpture garden on the Hebrew Home’s majestic 32-acre property overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. Carved in Styrofoam and covered i... (read more)

Nate Lowman's Never Remember at Gagosian New York - Gagosian
Through December 15, 2018 - New York

Opening Reception: October 19, 6 – 8PM Location: Gagosian, 980 Madison Avenue Gagosian is pleased to present a selection from Nate Lowman's Maps series, as well as new work by the artist. Made from studio drop-cloths that are stretched in the shape of states and arranged in their geographic locations, Lowman's Maps consider what constitutes painting. An element of chance present through the varied and random marking on the drop-cloths contrasts with the ubiquitous and iconic image of the map of the United States, previously employed by Jasper Johns for works shown in the same location nearly 30 years before.

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.

Liliana Porter: Other Situations - El Museo del Barrio
Through January 27, 2019 - New York

Born in Argentina in 1941, Liliana Porter, originally educated in printmaking — a discipline that deeply influenced her practice — moved to New York in 1964, where she cofounded the New York Graphic Workshop with artists Luis Camnitzer and José Guillermo Castillo. Since then, Porter has worked in a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, assemblages, video, installation and, more recently, theater. Porter's art has been exhibited in more than 35 countries in over 450 group shows, and is a part of public and private collections including El Museo del Barrio. Her work has been reviewed in Artforum, Art in America, and Sculpture Magazine, among other publications. In 2013, the Fundación Patricia Phelps de Cisneros published the book Liliana Porter in Conversation with Inés Katzenstein as part of the Conversaciones/Conversations series. Galleries in Europe, Latin America and the United States represent the artist.

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