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AmsterdamWhitney Gallery
MARCH 21 – APRIL 29, 2014 Exhibition

AMSTERDAM WHITNEY GALLERY, 511 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is proud to showcase in its MARCH 21 – APRIL 29, 2014 Exhibition and special “Masquerade” 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 dazzling form. This exhibition offers a visual bouquet to delight the senses of both art acquisitiors and art aficionados, entrancing the apex of excellence while offering a fantastical international perspective to the representational and non-representational realm through dazzling artistic interpretations of the world.

Artists Exhibiting Include:






Chelsea, New York City,


Boinx Software’s iStopMotion for iPad at the MoMA Art Lab
October 10, 2013–August 31, 2014
Museum of Modern Art

Mayor Bloomberg recently announced a record-breaking 54.3 million tourists visiting NYC in 2013. As many of us know, the number of visitors typically peaks right around this time of the year, and many are looking for the cool family-friendly activities in the City. The Museum of Modern Art is one place that should be on everyone’s “Visitor’s Guide” for the holidays. Perfect for families of all shapes and sizes, The MoMA just opened its latest Art Lab installation, which includes a stop motion animation station featuring Boinx Software’s iStopMotion for iPad. The full art installation focuses on movement, with activities set up throughout the space that facilitate a deeper relationship between the visitor and the concepts of modern art. It’s the perfect space to have fun while keeping young brains fresh during the holiday break.

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The Museum of Modern Art |11 West 53 Street,
Between Fifth and Sixth avenues
New York, NY 10019-5497
(212) 708-9400

Celebrate Spring in Style with Invigorating Art at Agora
Friday March 28 11a.m. – Thursday April 17 6 p.m.
Agora Gallery

Starting march 28th, Agora Gallery offers a combination of exhibitions sure to stir even the heart of the most jaded gallery-goer. East Meets West: An Exhibition of Fine Art from Asia brings beautiful, elegant and richly varied contemporary Asian art to New York, with a range of mediums, styles and influences. In Pulse of Abstraction, the viewer is treated to artwork which seems to breathe a sense of life, energy and excitement. Both joyful and realistically contemplative, these pieces demonstrate the emotive ability of abstract work. Sensorial Perspectives presents the creations of artists whose work reflects and also elevates the world we all know, by connecting the viewer to the beauty-conscious, sensitive point of view of the artist. In addition, the exhibition New York City 2014: Synchronicity will be taking place upstairs at Agora Gallery's third floor gallery. The striking works in this exhibit give regular gallery-goers the chance to revisit the work of artists who have shown at Agora in the past and take note of the ways in which their art has developed, while newcomers on the scene can take the opportunity to enjoy a collection of artworks that explore diverse media, styles and aspects of our universe.

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

Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th St.


Czech Center New York Exhibition
You. Never Too Close.
Media Preview and Opening Reception
Wednesday, March 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Runs March 19 - April 27, 2014
Czech Center

More than forty works by four Czech photographers: Roman Franc, Gabriela Kolcavova, Vojtech V. Slama, and Ondrej Zizka will be presented in the exhibition You. Never Too Close. on view at the Czech Center New York March 19 through April 27, 2014. The photographers, who are all friends with each other, create works that explore their personal histories.

Through images that balance on the edge of formal aestheticism, the photographers share a world of beauty in which occasionally-alarming visual stories take the viewer to magical places where their loved ones exist--creating a pictorial universe exploring these relationships in various forms.

For more information call (646) 422-3399 or visit

Czech Center New York | Bohemian National Hall | 321 E 73rd Street
Between 1st and 2nd Avenue
Take subway train 6 to 68th Street/Hunter College or 77th Street

El Museo's
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
To May 17, 2014
Las Galerías

Presencia,the most recent exhibition of work from El Museo's permanent collection, focuses on ideas of presence and its antithesis, absence. This theme is explored through photography, painting, prints, drawings, masks, and other bjects. The exhibition investigates the visibility and invisibility of the human form through the presentation of the body in literal and conceptual ways. Featured artists include Luis Mendez, Shaun El C. Leonardo, Oscar Muñoz, Benvenuto Chavajay, Christian Cravo, Roberto Juárez, Fernando Salicrup, and Rafael Tufiño.

Admissions: Fees Vary Reservations

El Museo del Barrio | 1230 Fifth Avenue | New York | NY | 10029


Mystery of Light
April 3 - May 3, 2014
Gallery hours: Tues - Sat, 11am - 6pm
Opening Reception Thursday, April 3rd 6 - 8pm
Lyons Weir Gallery

"For the past 20 years, James Austin Murray has worked through many different approaches in his art - from tightly rendered graphite cityscapes to pure white abstraction, works on paper, metal, canvas and board, flat and multi-dimensional. It is through these various incarnations that he has settled upon a pure black palette driven by an automatic and deftly intuitive hand. Murray's commitment to his painting process, his adoration of pigment and its possibilities is extraordinary. I believe Murray is at the apex his formative, and dare I say narrative, synthesis.

One could easily find a myriad of art historical diatribes about Abstraction, Abstract Expressionism, Action Painting, Conceptualism, Minimalism and Monochrome Painting to parse together a press release demonstrating the historical similarities within the contemporary context of Murray's work. Yes, black can represent all the colors in the spectrum, and its absence; yes, the way that light is absorbed and reflected off the surface constantly activates the inanimate surface of the painting; yes, you can feel the artist's hand at work and yes, there are countless other action painters, old and new, that have knocked on this door before.

But, I posit that Murray does something ingenious; he has let go of all the courting formalities between an artist and their canvas. He has accepted the conditions of this relationship and has found love along the way. Together, they have developed that intimate and affectionate vocabulary that couples privately use. His paintings exude this joyous union, and it is clearly communicated whilst in their company." - Michael Lyons Wier.

Lyons Wier Gallery \ 542 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011
Tel: +1 212 242 6220 /

“Scots Jews: Identity, Belonging and the Future" (FREE)
Through Sunday, April 27
92nd Street Y

A project from photographer Judah Passow, who traveled across Scotland to produce a portrait that captures the complexity and diversity of Jewish life at the beginning of the 21st Century. His photo documentary illustrates the story of the Scottish Jewish community and how it maintains its traditions, while fully embracing Scottish culture. His photography serves as a visual conversation, looking at what it is that drives and defines this community and gives meaning to Jews living in Scotland in the new Century.

Hours: Open for viewing specific dates from 12-4pm

Milton J. Weill Gallery | 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue (at 92nd Street)

Stéphane Kossmann
Black & White Carpet
Opening Reception Tuesday, April 8, from 5:30–7:30pm
On view thru June 14
FIAF Gallery, 22 East 60th Street, NYC

For more than 26 years, photographer Stéphane Kossmann has captured the stars as they ascend the steps at the Cannes Film Festival. Discover a selection of these unique celebrity images, startling in their intimacy and joyful in their candor, which has garnered Kossmann international acclaim. Preview the exhibition and enjoy wine at the opening reception on Tuesday, April 8.

FIAF Gallery | 22 East 60th Street, NYC



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