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A Season of Love and Art: Exhibitions at Agora Gallery this February
Tuesday February 10 11a.m. – Tuesday March 3 6 p.m.
Agora Gallery

The exhibitions coming to Agora Gallery this February represent a collection of talent from artists from around the world. The works in Figuratively Speaking will elegantly represent unadulterated reality, and blend representational fact with fiction, abstracting or rearranging scenes through manipulation of color, perspective, texture, and structure. The artists featured in Elemental Realms each push the envelope when it comes to texture and technique, using their aesthetic achievements to entice viewers into their unattainable realities and redefine reality on their own terms. A solo exhibition entitled, Project 13: Ghass Rouzkhosh presents the artwork of an acclaimed artist whose abstract four-color paintings draw from a personal history of war, violence, tragedy, and hope.

Entrance is free and art lovers are warmly encouraged to attend.
www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/2_12_2015.aspx.

Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th St.


 

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


 


 

GOETHE-INSTITUT OPENS FIRST EXHIBITION BY VIVIEN TROMMER, NEW CURATOR AT LUDLOW 38
The problem today is not the other but the self
February 22 – April 5, 2015
Opening: February 22, 6:00-8:00pm
The Goethe-Institut

On February 22, the Goethe-Institut will open The problem today is not the other but the self, the first exhibition by Vivien Trommer as part of MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies Ludlow 38, where Trommer is curating the 2015 program. The group exhibition is dedicated to artistic productions that question the current status of subjective freedom and reflect about related issues in open processes. The exhibition will present selected works by James Gregory Atkinson & Helen Demisch, Doug Ashford, Andy Coolquitt, Flaka Haliti, and Lena Henke through April 5.

Along with the real space at 38 Ludlow Street, Trommer is also relaunching the virtual space at www.ludlow38.org. In addition to information about exhibitions and artists, the Conversations and Diary formats will address relevant contemporary issues from critical perspectives and, with bilingual contributions in English and German, seek to invigorate the ongoing dialog between the art scenes of New York and Germany.

MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies Ludlow 38 | 38 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002
www.goethe.de/newyork
www.ludlow38.org


Herb Alpert and Richard Mayhew
HARMONIC RHYTHMS
February 19th through April 4th, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 19 from 7 to 9 pm
ACA Galleries

ACA Galleries is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, Herb Alpert and Richard Mayhew: Harmonic Rhythms, on view February 19 through April 4, 2015. Primarily known for his music, Herb Alpert has gained a reputation as an accomplished visual artist. At 91, Richard Mayhew is acknowledged as one of America’s premier landscape painters and colorists. Both artists, informed intensely by music, use improvisation in their work.

Herb Alpert’s sculptures reveal Alpert’s growth and influences: the spirituality of the native American totems of the Pacific Northwest, the monumentality and modernism of Rodin, Henry Moore and Alberto Giacometti. But as these influences passed through Alpert, they picked up elements of his soul, a soul informed by the harmonies and rhythms of music, especially jazz. Thus, his totemic forms are as effervescent as they are magisterial, as sensual as they are spiritual.

Alpert’s sculptures, though generally abstract, nonetheless revel in the fleshy exuberance of human forms. Sensuality and sexuality proclaim themselves with eloquent poise. Alpert treats sensuality not just as an organic experience, but as emotions that seem to erupt from the sculptures themselves. Thus, this interplay between the emotional, physical and spiritual gives Alpert’s sculptures and internal power, an energy that flows from their forms and surrounds the viewer.

ACA Galleries | 529 W 20th St, New York, NY
New York, NY 10011


 

Spring Blooms with Color, Culture, and Art in NYC
Tuesday March 31 11a.m. – Tuesday April 21 6 p.m.
Agora Gallery

Travel around the world in twenty-two days with three international art exhibits this April at Agora Gallery. With East Meets West: An Exhibition of Fine Art from Asia, artists from across the globe travel to New York to share their unique perspectives of the Asian contemporary art world. Featuring artists from China, Japan, and South Korea, East Meets West brings new life to the New York art scene. Showing alongside is The Pulse of Abstraction which focuses on global contemporary artists who push the boundaries of abstract art. Featuring works in many media, this exhibition reveals the great variety of what it means to be abstract. Sensorial Perspectives, a show of Agora Gallery artists who work in the overly real, emphasizes texture, depth and the senses in an extraordinary immersive experience. The exhibition invites viewers in and brings them to a new world, where reality and imagination meet and co-exist.

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

www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/4_2_2015.aspx.

Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th St.



Subway Art Tour
Sundays, Tuesdays & Thursdays, until March 19th.
Check schedule at website.
The New York City Subway System


From the edge of Greenwich Village, up to Central Park West and back down to The Village, the Subway Art Tour will take you on a most unusual journey. On this tour you will discover a part of New York City that very few visitors and very few New Yorkers take the time to see: a treasure trove of art. These works of art surround the harried locals everyday, yet the art goes unnoticed! We shall take our time to explore. Step aboard for an eye-opening ride!

Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for seniors, $15 for youths. For more information and to book your place, visit http://walkaboutny.com/the-tours/subway-art-tour/.

The Subway Art Tour begins at promptly at 1 PM; please arrive 30 minutes before hand. We gather under the glass-roofed, gray-metal canopy that is above the subway entrance at Union Square West and East 14th Street. A Staples store is directly across the street.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

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