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Amsterdam Whitney Gallery December 12 - January 27, 2015 Exhibition
Tuesday-Saturday 11:00am-5:00pm
Amsterdam Whitney Gallery

Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, 511 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is proud to show in its December 12 - January 27, 2015 Exhibition leading Contemporary Master Artists whose work explores the abstract, figurative and natural worlds, exalting the realm of the aesthetic through brilliant coloration and dazzling form. This special “Holiday” Fete exhibition offers a magical tribute which will enchant the senses of both art acquisitiors and art aficionados alike with its incandescent renewal and regeneration of the visual realm as they define the cultural pulse of the modern art world. Illuminating with symphonic synchronicity, they translate abstract thoughts and familiar scenes into a unique perspective, orchestrated by a bravura of brushstrokes accompanied by kaleidoscopic hues. Pulsating with dynamic synergy and expressive artistic creativity, these artists render a visual lexicon of sophisticated, eclectic and often joyful representations of the world as they shine the spotlight on a unique, universal artistic language, creating dazzling panoramas of visual delight that are infused with a divine creative spirit.

Free Admissions. For more information visit www.amsterdamwhitneygallery.com

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


Amsterdam Whitney Gallery February 2015 Exhibition
February 3-March 17, 2015.
Tuesday-Saturday 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Amsterdam Whitney Gallery


AMSTERDAM WHITNEY GALLERY, 511 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is proud to show in its FEBRUARY 3-MARCH 17,2015 Exhibition leading Contemporary Master Artists whose work explores the abstract, figurative and natural worlds, exalting the realm of the aesthetic through brilliant coloration and dazzling form. This special “VALENTINE'S KING & QUEEN OF HeARTS” Fete exhibition offers a magical tribute which will enchant the senses of both art acquisitiors and art aficionados alike with its incandescent renewal and regeneration of the visual realm as they define the cultural pulse of the modern art world. Illuminating with symphonic synchronicity, they translate abstract thoughts and familiar scenes into a unique perspective, orchestrated by a bravura of brushstrokes accompanied by kaleidoscopic hues. Pulsating with dynamic synergy and expressive artistic creativity, these artists render a visual lexicon of sophisticated, eclectic and often joyful representations of the world as they shine the spotlight on a unique, universal artistic language, creating dazzling panoramas of visual delight that are infused with a divine creative spirit.

Free. For more information please visit us at www.amsterdamwhitneygallery.com.

Amsterdam Whitney Gallery | 511 West 25th Street, Suite 406, New York, NY, 10001


 


Kim Holleman
Joanne Ungar
Consumed
January 9th-February 8th
Opening: Friday, January 9th, 7-9PM
Front Room Gallery


Front Room Gallery is proud to present: “Consumed” an exhibition of new works by artists: Kim Holleman and Joanne Ungar. Each artist’s solo presentation opens a dialog about material matters, consumption and waste. Objects are suspended and redefined by the artists’ divergent processes. While Ungar utilizes the organic wax and recycled cardboard, Holleman conflates the synthetic and natural, with petrochemicals fusing collected materials.

Front Room Gallery | 147 Roebling Street
open fri - sun, 1 pm to 6 pm
& by appointment
info@frontroom.org
www.frontroom.org


National Geographic Live
Thursday, February 4 at 7:30 PM
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

Join a visionary photographer who gets unforgettable images of wildlife in the world’s most remote places for a gripping encounter with the wild spirit that animates our world.

Paul Nicklen has spent a lifetime honing the skills needed to photograph wildlife in the world’s most remote places, getting unforgettably intimate images of creatures most of us see only in pictures or in zoos. This award-winning work interacting with Emperor penguins, diving with walruses, and swimming alongside orcas is helping to make a difference by highlighting critical issues. Recently, he’s expanded his photographic horizons to take on topics as diverse as an ancient Mayan cenote in Yucatan, and the surfing subculture among native Hawaiians, while still seeking the wilderness spirit that connects us to nature. Join this visionary photographer for a gripping encounter with the wild spirit that animates our world.

Tickets - $30 to $65
http://nyuskirball.org/calendar/natgeonicklen

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts | 566 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012


Soho Photo Gallery January Exhibtions
Opening Reception: Tuesday, January 6, 2015, from 6pm to 8pm
Exhibition Dates: January 7, 2015 – January 31, 2015

Opening the new year, SPG presents three new artists to the gallery; the images the gallery exhibited at its first Photoville exhibit; a new show by the Professional Woman Photographers organization; and the American debut of Cuban photographer Maria Cienfuegas’s haunting images of Cuban family life.

Free
http://www.sohophoto.com

Soho Photo Gallery | 15 White Street
New York, NY
10013


THE BROWN MAN EXPERIENCE: IN OUR OWN WORDS
On view now through January 31, 2015
1st Floor, El Museo del Barrio

Artist Michael Paul Britto's project utilizes two of the most powerful tools we have as a society for dismantling structural racism: individuality and voice. Through self-expression and personal experiences, "The Brown Man Experience: In Our Own Words" seeks to give a positive voice to men of color as well as empower them to both confront and shift constructed racial perceptions.

Admission: Free

1st Floor, El Museo del Barrio | 1230 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029


 

The Dreams That I Gave Her
January 24 - February 20, 2015
Opening Reception: January 24, 6-9 pm
New York Art Residency & Studios (NARS) Foundation

The Dreams That I Gave Her is a collaborative gallery exhibition that entails original writing, music, and visual art created specifically for this event. In conjunction with NARS Foundation, curators Kelli Burton and Yulia Topchiy have organized a creative project that involves 30 New York-based artists. The participants will consist of 10 writers, 10 musicians, and 10 visual artists. The opening will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 6pm at the NARS Foundation Gallery in Brooklyn. The show will conclude with a closing reception on February 20, 2015.

The curators selected 10 New York-based writers to craft a new poem or short story. The writing pieces were then distributed anonymously to 10 New York-based musicians and 10 New York-based visual artists. They had one month to use their designated writing piece as inspiration for an original song recording and an original visual artwork in the medium of their choice. There will be printed books available which contain the 10 writing pieces with an attached sound card containing the 10 digital recordings of the inspired songs.

In addition to the 30 collaborators, the writing pieces were also distributed to 10 bakers. They will use the poems and stories for inspiration to sculpt an artistic cake that will be displayed and enjoyed at the exhibit opening. Throughout the run of the exhibit, there will be weekly live readings and performances by the writers and bands held at Entwine's and Beverly's in New York City.
Participating Artists: Chris Bors, Eric Brown, Anelise Chen, Michael Crowe, Matt Duncan, Alaina Ferris & Matt Schlatter, Alan and Michael Fleming, Catherine Foulkrod, Riitta Ikonen, Invisible Things, Melissa Godoy Nieto, Alison Kuo, Cate Marvin, Noveller, Cate Peebles, Walter Robinson, Bill Santen, Adam Sipe, Amanda Stern, Christopher Swetala, The Tablets, Tarwuk, JD Walsh, The Westerlies, Whale Belly, Woodsy Pride, Writer, Jessica Wynne, and James Yeh

NARS Foundation | 201 46th Street 4th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220
www.narsfoundation.org
Gallery Hours Monday - Friday: 12 - 5pm and by appointment


 

Thomas Witte (Anonymous Population New York 1950-1981)
Thursday February 12th 2015, 5-8pm
Davidson Contemporary

Davidson Contemporary is proud to present the exhibition Anonymous
Population: New York 1951-1980 by Thomas Witte. This is Witte¹s first solo
show at Davidson Contemporary. The bases of the work are 35mm slides,
purchased through online auctions and estate sales. Witte first creates
reverse drawings which are then cut out of a single sheet of paper to
their final state. For this exhibition, the artist has chosen images from
various collections, all unknown to the artist. The photographers,
sellers, and subjects of the images are all anonymous ¬ images of a
familiar city, from an unfamiliar era. The drawings themselves cannot be
transferred exactly as they appear in the slide or else huge swaths of
paper will fall out. The artist must make decisions both technical and
artistic to decide what can and cannot, and what should and should not be
removed. Despite its inherently two-dimensional medium, the work becomes
sculptural. What is considered negative space in the photo is rendered in
full, uncut blocks of paper, and details emerge from where Witte has cut
away at the paper. There is a dichotomy of meaning throughout Witte¹s work
¬ both the product and the process. It begins with an obsolete analog
technology purchased through modern means. It then moves to a drawing but
becomes a three-dimensional object through a process of removal. Faces,
lights, reflection, and shadows are all revealed; whole portions of
background and foreground are omitted to draw the viewer¹s focus to what
the artist feels is the most compelling portion of the photo. Thomas
Witte¹s work begins as somebody else¹s vision, seen through the viewfinder
of a camera. It becomes more than mere appropriation as he manipulates the
image, adding, omitting, and removing mass until the image is wholly his,
claiming the city and its anonymous denizens as his own.

Free admission

Davidson Contemporary | 521 West 26th St.
New York, NY 10001T: 212-759-7555
Www.davidsoncontemporary.com



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

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