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Amsterdam Whitney Gallery June Exhibition
Every Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 5 pm
June 6 - August 2, 2014
Amsterdam Whitney Gallery

Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, 511 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is proud to show in its June 6 – July - August 2, 2014 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 “Mid-Summer Night’s Dream” 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 admission. For more information please contact 212-255-9050 or visit
http://www.amsterdamwhitneygallery.com/

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


Art Southampton
Thurs. July 24, VIP Platinum Preview 6pm – 7:30pm
Champagne & Hors d’oeuvres
VIP Preview 7:30pm-10pm.
Friday, 12pm – 8pm
Sat & Sun, 12pm-7pm
Mon, 12pm-5pm.
July 24 – 28, 2014


Art Southampton, the Premier International Contemporary & Modern Art Fair and marketplace for acquiring the finest investment quality works of art available in the Hamptons returns for its 3rd year July 24-28. The 2014 edition will feature a carefully selected group of 80 international art galleries exhibiting paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video and installation by modern and contemporary artists.

Art Southampton will continue to take place in an elegant state-of-the-art 100,000-square-foot pavilion located on the sprawling 18-acre estate property behind the Southampton Elks Lodge adjacent to the Southampton Golf Club, directly off of Route 27 and easily reached coming out to the Hamptons or heading back to New York. Complimentary onsite parking and paid valet parking is available.

Thurs. July 24, VIP Platinum Preview 6pm – 7:30pm, Champagne & Hors d’oeuvres; VIP Preview 7:30pm-10pm. Sponsored by GRAFF Diamonds, Maserati North America, Ruinart Champagne, Saunders & Associates and Luxe Interiors + Design and benefiting the Parrish Art Museum. Friday, 12pm – 8pm, Sat & Sun, 12pm-7pm; Mon, 12pm-5pm.

1 day pass $25; Multi-day pass,$40; Students 12-18 & Seniors, $15; Children under 12 w/ adult, Free; Groups of 10 or more $15. For more information go to www.art-southampton.com Tel. 305-515-8573


Be Inspired By Art at Agora This Summer
Tuesday July 29 11a.m. – Tuesday August 19 6 p.m.
Agora Gallery


If the oppressive summer heat is getting you down, visit Agora Gallery and allow our July exhibitions refresh your wonder for the beauty and diversity of the world around you.

The artwork in Verve of Abstraction demonstrates how instinctive and natural it can be to open yourself up to new perspectives. By deconstructing and reconstructing their sources of inspiration, these varied artists offer new and exciting perspectives on the world around us.

In The Substance of Form we are faced with art that is firmly based in a shared understanding of life, humanity and nature. At the same time, each visitor will have a unique viewing experience, as the exhibition allows the viewers to engage and enter into the varied interpretations and substance of the artworks.

Entrance is free and art lovers are warmly encouraged to attend.
www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/7_31_2014.aspx.

Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th St.


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.

For more information on The MoMA Art Lab installation, visit: http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1433
You can read more about how iStopMotion for iPad is being used in the MoMA Art Lab here: http://www.boinx.com/chronicles/2013/11/15/explore-movement-at-moma-with-istopmotion-for-ipad/

For more information about MoMA, log onto: www.moma.org

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



Brooklyn Waterfront Artists’ Coalition Summer Art Show
Weekends: July 26-August 17th
July 26 @ 2:00 pm - August 17 @ 6:00 pm
BWAC Gallery 499 Van Brunt St. Red Hook Brooklyn N. Y
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The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) gallery, a repurposed Civil-war era warehouse on the historic piers of Red Hook, presents over 800 works of art for BWAC’s summer art show, In the "Out of Order" section artists will be showing work that addresses turmoil at any scale, geopolitical and personal crises alike. The show will contain works critical and comical, traditional and digital, flat and 3D. There is a special juried section, World Out of Order, where problems such as homelessness, poverty and hunger are addressed and 25% of the sales will be donated to charities. In the separate "National Juried" section, artists from all around the country have responded to the challenge “What is color?” – in large scale installations, works on canvas, assemblage, photography, mixed media, fabric art and sculpture. 100 pieces were selected out of the 1740 submissions received, by esteemed juror, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Assistant Curator, Lauren Hinkson At the opening ceremony on Saturday, July 26th at 3PM, a $1000 award for Best in Show Gold will be selected and presented by Hinkson. Additional prizes to be awarded are the $500 Best in Show Silver, a Curator’s Choice of $250, and ten $100 Certificates of Recognition. And in keeping with BWAC’s 36 year commitment to diversity and participation – the opportunity for visitors to be part of the conversation and vote for “People’s Choice.”

Admission is free. Call BWAC at 518 596 2506/7 or visit our website at bwac.org.. Weekends: July 26-August 17th


Ground Floor of BWAC’s iconic gallery| 499 Van Brunt St. Red Hook Brooklyn NY.



Forces of Geek
Works of Elegance and Energy at Agora Gallery
Saturday July 5 11a.m. – Friday July 25 6 p.m.
Agora Gallery

This summer, Agora Gallery will unveil fresh and memorable shows to all art-lovers who may need that extra incentive go gallery-hopping in the infamous NYC heat. Come in to cool down, enjoy glass of seltzer, and peruse our diverse and international collections. Guests may find themselves completely transformed, if not simply gratefully refreshed!

The exhibition Cadences of Color reminds the viewer that there is always more going on in a work of art than what first meets the eye. Through judicious use of hue and shape, these images encourage us to approach them with an open mind and to revel in the freedom they emanate. In Sensorial Sensibilities artists explore the complexities and singularities of their own lives and the world around them, utilizing their artistic ingenuity to incorporate that awareness to their work. The results are layered, immersive, and full of potent emotional resonance. In The French Perspective: Contemporary Art from France you will find the diversity of style, color and medium that characterizes French art today. However, the exhibit is given a coherence and clarity by the consistent and thorough marriage of detail with spontaneity, so that every element of every piece works together to form a dazzling whole.

Entrance is free and art lovers are warmly encouraged to attend.
www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/7_10_2014.aspx.

Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th St.


 


Memento Mori
Curated by Deborah Brown
Fom work submitted to Field Projects' Open Call
July 10-August 9, 2014
Opening reception: Thursday, July 10, 6-8 pm
Field Projects


Colleen Cunningham, Jean Paul Gomez, Brian Guidry
Laura Judkis, Heidi Lau, Julie Ann Nagle, Alex O'Neal
M. A. Papanek-Miller, Ben Pranger, Wade Schaming

Curator Statement

Throughout human history, cultures and peoples have made monuments to celebrate, commemorate, memorialize, remember and insure the survival of their values as a civilization. The artists in Memento Mori (from the Latin, "remember that you will die") examine the iconography of the monument from a contemporary vantage point. The work takes many forms: heraldic crests (Brian Guidry), totems (Wade Schaming), mapping and marking (Jean Paul Gomez), text-as-structure (Alex O'Neal), funeral mounds (Heidi Lau), hieroglyphic collage (M.A. Papanek-Miller), photo-documentation-hagiography (Julie Ann Nagle), distilled and repurposed remnants (Laura Judkis), surreal architecture-in-landscape renderings (Colleen Cunningham) and retro sci-fi structures (Ben Pranger). These ten artists employ form and craft in the service of a spooky narrative, at times archeological, psychological or metaphysical. Mixing references to art history and popular culture, the works present a fresh take on familiar forms. Together they form a kind of "momento mori," an elegy to something past or lost to which the artist and the artwork pay tribute.
The curator wishes to thank Field Projects for the opportunity to curate a show in their well-regarded program. Sincere thanks as well to the 700 artists who submitted work for consideration. The level was extremely high and many different shows could have been assembled from the submissions.

Field Projects | 526 West 26th Street, #807
New York, NY 10001
www.FieldProjectsGallery.com


 


Tina Barney, Girls in their Lilys (1996-7)

Girls! A summer group show
July 16th - August 23rd
Opening Reception Wednesday July 16th 6-8PM
Gallery Hours Tuesday through Saturday, from 11AM to 6PM
Casa de Costa

Casa de Costa is pleased to announce our summer group show Girls! opening July 16th at 6PM. The exhibition features stunning photographic portraits of women and girls. We are especially thankful for the involvement of our twelve esteemed contributors: David Armstrong, Rosario Moore Arteaga, Tina Barney, Elinor Carucci, Susanna Corniani, Nan Goldin, Paul Jasmin, Christopher Makos, Mary Ellen Mark, Christine Osinski, Martin Parr and Walter Pfeiffer.


"As a young gallery, it's humbling to have such an extraordinary group of artists who trust us and are enthusiastic about this show," said gallery founder Jason Costa. "Our hope is that people will walk away from this show with a sense of enthusiasm about female portraiture and photographic portraiture, in general. The gallery's location is an incredibly intimate bonus. It's like a fantasy cottage filled with incredible artwork."

The public reception for Girls! will take place on Wednesday, July 16th from 6-8PM at Casa de Costa, 405 East 61st Street, 1D, New York, NY 10065. The gallery is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, from 11AM to 6PM. The exhibition runs through August 23rd.

Casa de Costa | 405 East 61st Street, 1D | New York | NY | 10065




Suara Welitoff, still from Untitled (Spiral), 2013

REGINA REX presents:
FAR FROM NOW
July 15th-August 24th
Opening Reception: Tuesday, July 15th, 7-10PM
Hours: Tuesdays 7-11PM and Sundays 2-6PM or by appointment
Bunker259


John Almanza
Carla Edwards
Corey Escoto
Nancy Haynes
Charles Hobbs
Joe Mama-Nitzberg
John J. O’Connor
Suara Welitoff

Far From Now
Nationalisms have evaporated, cocoa is free, the heat is off. No more waiting. Bring a friend.
The last time we ran into each other you were wearing yellow, but now we are both wearing red.
If a trade is purely linguistic then breakfast is the only meal that is by the books and the rest of the day is up for grabs.
Hold down the reset button for fifteen seconds and exhale.
Shout. Nouns are obsolete.
We live in a basket.
There are a dozen days out of the year that matter. Dedicate the remainder of the year to absorption.
We’re all siblings in the dunk tank, so don’t come to the potluck empty-handed.

www.reginarex.org


Bunker259 | 259 Banker Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Between Calyer St. and Meserole Ave.
www.bunker259.org

 


 

Jerry Kearns: RRRGGHH!!
June 26th - August 23rd
Mike Weiss Gallery

Jerry Kearns: RRRGGHH!! 26 June- 23 August, Mike Weiss Gallery. Jerry’s work can be seen as history painting, charting our collective cultural mythology over the passage of the last 30+ years. His paintings employ the essence of Pop Art by using recognizable imagery culled from our culture, like the Jesus/Cowboy who was created from a 1950s cartoon and a projection of Bible beltng the world around him.

mikeweissgallery.com
facebook.com/mikeweissgallery

Mike Weiss Gallery | 520 W 24th St.


 

The Museum of Modern Art

For more information about MoMA, log onto: www.moma.org

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


MUSEUM STARTER KIT:
Open With Care
On-view through September 6, 2014
Las Galerías
El Museo


El Museo del Barrio, now celebrating its 45th anniversary, El Museo reimagines its beginnings with an exhibition that explores the unusual founding of El Museo and solicits community participation to invent new museums-creating unorthodox museums of the moment. The exhibition is designed to grow and change over time.

Admission: Suggested

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


PRESENCIA:
Works from El Museo's Permanent Collection
On-view through August 9, 2014
Las Galerías
El Museo



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 objects. The exhibition investigates the visibility and invisibility of the human form through the presentation of the body in literal and conceptual ways.

Admission: Suggested

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


RE - TRACING THE LAND
Curated by Allison Young
Opening Reception: July 11, 6-9 pm
Curator's Talk 7 pm
July 11 - August 15, 2014
Gallery Hours
Monday - Friday: 12 - 5pm and by appointment
The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation

The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation is delighted to announce the opening of Re-Tracing the Land, a group exhibition curated by Allison Young, winner of the 2014 NARS Emerging Curator Program Open Call.

Space has been shaped and molded from historical and natural elements, but this has been a political process. Space is political and ideological. It is a product literally filled with ideologies. - Henri Lefebvre

Re-Tracing the Land features artworks that seek to reveal the interrelationships between landscape, historical memory, and social experience. By evoking the act of tracing – to conjure the Latin root of geography: ‘earth writing’ – artistic meaning may be found in the Derridian implications of presence and absence, the act of demarcation and tracing borders, or the specters of past histories and traces of memory that inhabit charged spaces. Each artist re-presents landscape using a range of media from photography and collage to video and sound.

NARS Foundation | 201 46th Street 4th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220
www.narsfoundation.org


 

Sunscreen
Opening Reception:
Thurs, July 10, 5:30 - 8pm
JUL 10 - AUG 28, 2014
Summer Gallery Hours
July: Monday - Friday 10 - 5:30
August: Monday - Thursday 10 - 5:30
Graham

Seth Adelsberger
Trudy Benson
Michael Dotson
Henry Gunderson
Eric Shaw
Russell Tyler
Siebren Versteeg
Max Warsh

Curated by Craig Poor Monteith

The consideration for the artist today: that a work of art has a dual existence, both in an exhibition setting with external illumination and through reproduction on a backlit screen, creates a complex dynamic concerning the artist, viewer and light source. While not all of the artists in Sunscreen employ digital technologies directly, there is a sensibility engrained in all of their work that accepts the screen as a de facto tool for the production and understanding of images today. This exhibition presents eight artists who engage with this condition and its impact on the history of painting through a range of strategies--brightness, repetition, hard edges, scale manipulation, layering, flatness, seriality and automation--that enhance both the physical and digital presence of the work.

For more information contact craig@graham1857.com or visit the gallery website: www.graham1857.com

James Graham & Sons | 32 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065


 

Sun Stroke by Miles Ladin
Summer Gallery Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 1-7pm
And by appointment
Closed July 3rd and 4th.
June 19th - July 12th, 2014
Station Independent Projects


Station Independent Projects is pleased to present Sun Stroke, Miles Ladin's first solo exhibition with the gallery. The show will feature photography that originated from a 2009 commission and exhibition at Miami's Wolfsonian Museum. The body of work consists of black and white images created at exclusive hotel swimming pools and more egalitarian beaches in Miami, Los Angles, and the East Coast.

While photographing swimsuit-clad sun worshippers, Ladin discovered that this ritual was all about displaying the body in the hopes of being noticed and admired. The acquisition of the tan, the physique, the affluent lifestyle, are all means to entice the viewer to desire what is beheld. The tactile combinations of sun, surf and fabric when engaged with buttocks, biceps, and breasts cannot help but seduce. In these pictures, Ladin captures the natural beauty inherent in the human form as well as the aspirational desires consciously presented in the display of flesh.


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Station Independent Projects | 164 Suffolk Street, NYC 10002
www.stationindependent.com
info@stationindependent.com
917.698.2012
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Between Stanton and East Houston


UP&out: Collaborative Works by Carolyn Agis, Molly Spitta & Sylke Spitta
Opens Friday July 18, 2014, 6-8:00pm
July 18 - August 22, 2014.
New York Open Center


The NYOC Gallery is pleased to announce UP&out, a whimsical and imaginative collaborative exhibition integrating a range of artwork mediums - video, installation, collage, drawing and text - by Carolyn Agis, Molly Spitta & Sylke Spitta. The opening reception for this exhibition is on Friday, July 18th from 6-8:00 p.m. and will run from July 18 - August 22, 2014. Curated by Lola Shepard

Free and Open to the public. For more information, visit www.OpenCenter.org/Gallery


New York Open Center | 22 East 30th St. NY, NY 10016


Voyeur
Group Exhibition
Curated by Dina Brodsky
June 19 - July 19, 2014
Gallery hours: Tues - Sat, 11am - 6pm
Lyons Weir Gallery


There is an undeniable thrill that comes from observing peoples private lives or witnessing something intended to stay concealed. The word "voyeur" evokes trespassing into others' hidden worlds and seeing their secrets.How many of us have lingered too long by a half-open bedroom door or furtively listened in on a confidential conversation? Sometimes, these glimpses into others' lives are exhilarating, but other times, they leave us feeling uneasy, wishing we could "unsee" what we saw.

In a way, all artists are voyeurs. They have a unique ability to observe the world around them and create windows into strangers' experiences that might otherwise go unnoticed. These insights also provide a singular perspective into the artists' own private experiences.

Voyeur curator Dina Brodsky has assembled a series of artworks that fill viewers with a sense of wonder and transgression, oscillating between the tender and the unnerving. Ms. Brodsky's paintings deliver a peek into abandoned rooms, leaving viewers wondering about the former occupants' lives based on what is left behind.


Lyons Wier Gallery | 542 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011
Tel: +1 212 242 6220 / gallery@lyonswiergallery.com
www.lyonswiergallery.com


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 
   

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