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Amsterdam Whitney Gallery
November 7-December 9, 2014 Exhibition
Tuesday-Saturday (11am-5pm)
Amsterdam Whitney Gallery

Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, 511 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is proud to showcase in its November 7-December 9,2014 Exhibition and “Moulin Rouge” Party leading Contemporary Master Artists whose mesmerizing work explores the abstract, figurative and natural worlds, exalting the magical realm of the aesthetic through brilliant coloration and form. This Thanksgiving Holiday exhibition offers a cornucopia of visual delights, entrancing the apex of excellence while offering an international perspective to the representational and non-representational realm through varied interpretations of the world.

Free Admission. For more information please visit www.amsterdamwhitneygallery.com or call 212 255 9050.

Amsterdam Whitney Gallery | 511 West 25th Street, New York, NY, 10001


Art That Sheds A New Light on Life at Agora
Tuesday November 4 11a.m. – Tuesday November 25 6 p.m.
Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery has a series of shows this November which are designed to bring a sense of light and life as the days begin to get shorter and darker. The dreamlike yet psychologically compelling creations of Anna Rita Alatan, also known as ARA, are featured in a solo exhibition that melds the real with the imagination. The works in Illumination: an Exhibition of Fine Art Photography demonstrate the tremendous potential of photography as a medium, both digital and analog, in images that cannot fail to capture the eye and engage the heart. The Kaleidoscope of the Mind features artwork imbued with the essence of imagination and an appreciation of the power of experience, the work combines the two for an unforgettable viewing. In the ground-level space, Francine Gravel’s paintings draw from Medieval, Mexican, and Egyptian art as they weave a unique tapestry of mythology and dreams.

Entrance is free and art lovers are warmly encouraged to attend.

www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/11_6_2014.aspx.

Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th St.


From the High Line
October 28 - November 22, 2014
Pleiades Gallery

A magical journey of 22 blocks captures the imagination of artist Ellen Bradshaw in her newest series of oil paintings from the High Line. This thoroughly unexpected inspiration of wildly beautiful nature against the gritty cityscape of New York 30 feet above the city streets takes the artist from the lush colorful lively palette of an early summer’s day in June to the stark whites and browns of the first snowfall in December. From the Meatpacking District through Chelsea and on to Hells Kitchen, the compelling juxtaposition of nature, rivets and steel, and the unusual vantage point of city streets below open the eyes and the heart to a truly visionary experience of New York! Bradshaw’s work was influenced by the realism of the Ashcan painters, as well as the sense of color and atmosphere explored by the Impressionists. She has shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and is the recipient of several awards. Ellen is a member of Allied Artists of America and Pen and Brush. She is President of Pleiades Gallery since 2000. Receptions for the artist will be held on Thursday, October 30 from 5-8 PM and Saturday, November 1st from 3-6 PM.

For more information call the gallery at 646 230 0056 or go to http://www.pleiadesgallery.com and http://www.ellenbradshaw.com.

Pleiades Gallery | 530 West 25th St, room 405 between 10-11th Ave.


 

Cameron Gray:
GYMNASTY
October 30th, 2014 - January 3rd, 2015
Opening: Thursday October 30th, 6-8pm
Mike Weiss Gallery

Mike Weiss Gallery is pleazZed to present Cameron Gray’s GYMNASTY. An equal opportunity art-apocalypse filled with multisensory integration experiences, joyous celebration, spiritual reflection, and cathartic ectoplasmic growth opportunities, GYMNASTY is a celebration of your specialness. Join us on October 30th at 6pm and fill your soul with healing art and loving people. Yes, YES you can!!!

Phone: (212) 691-6899
Email: info@mikeweissgallery.com

Mike Weiss Gallery | 520 West 24th St.


Israeli photographer Tamar Avni at Agora Gallery NYC
Wednesday November 5 11a.m. – Tuesday November 25 6 p.m.
Agora Gallery


Israeli artist and lecturer Tamar Avni uses her photography to explore several issues including gender, politics, media, and culture. Inspired by Francisco de Zurbarán's portraits of holy women, Avni recently found herself in a deep scrutiny of the relationship between subject and artist. This investigation eventually led to her taking on both roles in her own work, using the force of her own personality as her artist's materials. The way a painter might use oils or acrylics, Avni completes her studio portraits from her series, FAN, with the complicated, multidimensional characters of her subjects. In FAN, her female models interact with the artist, the audience, and the gaze of popular media in large-scale expository portraits.

Entrance is free and art lovers are warmly encouraged to attend.

www.agora-gallery.com/artistpage/Tamar_Avni.aspx.

Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th St.



Keunmin Lee - Solidifying In The Frame
September 7, 7-8:30pm
On View September 7 through November 30, 2014.
Shin Gallery

Shin Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Keunmin Lee's solo exhibition. This will be Keunmin’s first solo show in the United States. The exhibition will be on view at Shin Gallery from September 7 through November 30, 2014.


For more information please visit our website, http://www.shin-gallery.com.


Shin Gallery | 322 Grand St, New York, NY 10002


 

MARISOL:
Sculptures and Works on Paper
On view through January 11, 2015
Las Galerías | El Museo del Barrio


Marisol's first museum retrospective in NYC, the exhibition will feature 30 sculptures and works on paper from 1955 to 1998. Some of the themes explored, include Pre-Columbian art, Feminism, and her experimentation with materials.

Admission: Suggested

El Museo del Barrio | 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street | New York | NY | 10029.


Maxwell Davidson Gallery and Davidson Contemporary open bi-level Chelsea Gallery
Opening Reception:
November 6, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Exhibitions on view November 6 – December 23, 2014
Mawell Davidson Gallery

On November 6, Maxwell Davidson Gallery and Davidson Contemporary open their new bi-level Chelsea gallery. Located on the top two floors of 521 West 26th street, the new space - designed by Murdock Solon Architects - boasts features unique to the gallery, and unmatched in New York. The ninth floor is a classic gallery, but one filled with natural light from a skylight 20 feet above. Up the staircase to the rooftop gallery, visitors are greeted by a panoramic view: the Hudson River, the New York skyline, and the High Line. Work will be displayed both inside the glass-enclosed penthouse gallery, as well as outside on two 1200-square foot sculpture decks. Each terrace has been specially designed and constructed to display large-scale outdoor sculptures, both mobile and stabile. Here, Maxwell Davidson Gallery presents Contour: New Kinetic Sculpture, by Pedro S. de Movellàn. De Movellàn has created indoor and outdoor work for this exhibition. For over 20 years, de Movellàn has been one of the greatest contemporary kinetic sculptors in the world. His work will also be on view at the Vero Beach Museum of Art through January 4, 2015.Concurrently, Davidson Contemporary opens a solo show of new works by Sam Messenger, titled Fracture. Consisting of large paintings created in London in the last year, this exhibition promulgates a forceful and natural progression from his earlier Veil drawings to complex, impasto canvases. Messenger's work will also be featured at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in Line: The Maker's Mark, opening December 14, 2014.

Free Admission
For more information visit www.davidsongallery.com or e-mail info@davidsongallery.com

Maxwell Davidson Gallery | 521 W 26th St
New York, NY 10001



Lynn’s Trapeze by Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao

Photographer Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao and
New York Magazine Photography Director Jody Quon
Discuss Exhibition of Liao’s Work
Monday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Museum of the City of New York

Assembled Realities: Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao’s New York Showcases Energy and Diversity of New York City’s Five Boroughs

Taiwanese-born photographer Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao and New York Magazine Photography Director Jody Quon will discuss Liao’s unique photography techniques at Assembled Realities: Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao’s New York at the Museum of the City of New York on Monday, December 8.

For the last decade, Liao has created a unique visual census of New York City’s five boroughs in his composite panoramas which combine hundreds, sometimes thousands, of images taken over the course of a single day. The two will discuss Liao’s hyper-real cityscapes, the painterly impulses behind them, and his attempts to play with time and push the limits of photography. A signing of Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao New York (Aperture, October 2014) will follow the talk.

Co-sponsored by the Taipei Cultural Center of New York and in conjunction with

Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao’s New York: Assembled Realities, an exhibition of Liao’s work on view at the City Museum through February 15, 2015. Free for Museum members; $12 for students/seniors; $16 for general public.

Museum of the City of New York | 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street


PLAYING WITH FIRE:
Political Interventions, Dissident Acts, and Mischievous Actions
On view through January 3, 2015
Las Galerías | El Museo

Tracing the founding of El Museo del Barrio by Raphael Montañez Ortíz at the end of the 60s, an era of social unrest and radical activism in the United States as well as throughout the Americas, the works in this exhibition target colonialism, imperialism, urban neglect, and cultural hegemony.

Admission: Suggested


El Museo del Barrio | 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street | New York | NY | 10029.


Emily Roz
Ripe
Open fri - sun, 1 pm to 6 pm
& by appointment
November 7th - December 28th
Opening: Friday November 7, 7-9
Front Room Gallery

The paintings in Emily Roz’s exhibition “Ripe” will surely make you blush. Referencing seed pods of a specific Southern Magnolia tree from the artist’s youth in Chapel Hill, these lush, tactile paintings exude the sexuality of the reproduction system of the Magnolia grandiflora. The large, cone-like forms of the Magnolia fruit are made from multiple ovaries, which bear vivid red seeds, that hang from the individual follicles by long silken threads. Roz’s depiction of these intimate parts of the pods is done at a larger scale, which arouses one’s desire for closer inspection.

Emily Roz exaggerates the visceral and sensual qualities of the pods through the use of saturated colors and the drama of baroque light. Roz enhances the shallow visual depth with the macro-texture of each form. She captures each minute detail of the final stages of propagation as the hard, lustrous crimson seeds protrude and penetrate their tantalizing furry enclosures. The exacting detail of these structures is counterbalanced by her use of the flat blue negative space surrounding the pods. These seemingly infinite fields of color paired with intense detail are inspired by Roz’s love of Northern Renaissance and Flemish paintings that use color in both realistic and symbolic ways.

Front Room Gallery | 147 Roebling Street
info@frontroom.org
www.frontroom.org


 

Warmth and Wonder in the Artworks at Agora
Saturday November 29 11a.m. – Friday December 19 6 p.m.
Agora Gallery

Now that winter is in the air, the art galleries in Chelsea must compete with the chilly weather to get New York out and about. Agora Gallery is up for the challenge, with the help of two exhibitions, Labyrinth of Color and Reconstructing Reality. In Labyrinth of Color, artists present works both aesthetically and thematically complex, so that the attentive viewer can spend a considerable time unpacking each work and still have more to see. Reconstructing Reality brings a fresh perspective and optimism to the audience, as the artists take apart the familiar layer-by-layer, presenting the world anew, and always managing to introduce immeasurable emotion into each piece.

Entrance is free and art lovers are warmly encouraged to attend.
www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/12_4_2014.aspx.

 

Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th St.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

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