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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.




Behind the Curtain:
A glimpse of the personal work from the assistants to great artists
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - Sunday, November 9, 2014
Opening Reception on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 6-9 pm
Gallery hours of operation: Wednesday-Sunday 12-6 pm
Mark Miller Gallery


Mark Miller Gallery is pleased to announce Behind the Curtain, an exhibition of works by artists previously and currently employed as assistants to Jeff Koons, Mark Tansey, Eric Fischl, Alex Melamid, Mickalene Thomas, Donald Baechler, Kehinde Wiley, Barry X Ball, Dirk Skreber, Red Grooms, Yigal Ozeri, Sol LeWitt, Odd Nerdrum, Bo Bartlett, Julie Heffernan and others. Behind the Curtain is curated by Trek Lexington, emerging curator of contemporary realism.

Mark Miller Gallery | 92 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002
212-253-9479


 

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.


Front Room 15 Anniversary
Opening Friday October 10, 7-9
Outdoor Art Festival Saturday October 11, 1-6
Open Fri - Sun, 1 pm to 6 pm & by appointment
October 10th-November 2
The Front Room

Featuring:
Amanda Alic, Sasha Bezzubov, Thomas Broadbent, Gregory Curry, Ethan Crenson, Lisa Dilillo, Mark Esper, Peter Fox, Amy Hill, Sascha Mallon, Stephen Mallon, Mark Masyga, Sean Hemmerle, Kim Holleman, David Kramer, Jesse Lambert, Allan Packer, Walker Pickering, Emily Roz, Sante Scardillo, Philip Simmons, Mark Stilwell, Jeremy Slater, Patricia Smith, Rodger Stephens, Miho Suzuki, Joanne Ungar, Julia Whitney Barnes, Edie Winograde, Monika Wuhrer and more.

The Front Room Gallery is proud to announce FR:15, Front Room's Fifteenth Anniversary exhibition. We are thrilled to say that we have had over 117 exhibitions since we opened in Williamsburg at 147 Roebling Street on October 9th, 1999. This exhibition will feature some of our stalwarts that have been with us from the beginning such as Amanda Alic, Ethan Crenson, Sean Hemmerle, and Edie Winograde, as well as our current stable of artists who have shaped Front Room throughout the years and artists that have shown at Front Room in the past 15 years whose works we have always admired.

We have seen good and bad changes in Williamsburg in the last 6.66% of a century, and we are still happy to be here on Roebling Street right in the middle of the craziness. In 1999 none of us had cell phones, most artists sent their submissions in the form of slides, Chelsea was just getting started, LES and Bushwick didn't exist as art scenes and the idea of art fairs was just getting started. Since then Front Room and it's talented roster of artists has been involved in many art fairs and exchanges with museums and galleries throughout the world, and has received critical acclaim from renowned publications in print to hip young blogs online. We thank everyone for their continued support and look forward to a grand future.

In conjunction with our 15th Anniversary we are celebrating with an outdoor arts festival on the block of Hope Street, between Roebling and Havemeyer, adjacent to the gallery. Join us Saturday October 11th from 1-6PM for an afternoon of music, performance and video installations, featuring works from local artists.

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


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.




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




Exposed: A History of Lingerie
Fashion & Textile History Gallery
Tuesday-Friday, noon-8 pm
Saturday, 10 am-5 pm
Closed Sunday, Monday, and legal holidays
June 3 – November 15, 2014
Museum at FIT

As the final barrier to the nude body, lingerie is simultaneously modest and erotic—and it remains a subject of enduring fascination. The design of lingerie enhances its allure: it strategically reveals, conceals, and highlights the wearer’s form. As French lingerie designer Chantal Thomass observed, “The essence and attitude of lingerie is all in suggestion.”

Exposed: A History of Lingerie traces developments in intimate apparel from the 18th century to the present. There are two types of lingerie, hard and soft. Hard lingerie includes corsets, bustles, and structured bras, while soft lingerie consists of unstructured garments, such as slips, nightgowns, and panties. As the relationship between dress and the body has been redefined over time, so too have the function and appearance of lingerie.

Exposed: A History of Lingerie is organized by Colleen Hill, associate curator The Museum at FIT. A book to accompany the exhibition will be available in fall 2014 from Yale University Press, and will feature over 70 full-color photos of objects featured in the exhibition.

Visit the online exhibition and read the blog for special insights and excerpts from the book. Thursday, November 6, join curator Colleen Hill for a conversation with Poupie and Patricia Cadolle about their family-run business, founded in Paris in 1889. Learn more and register today.

Admission to the Museum is free.

The Museum at FIT | Seventh Avenue at 27 Street
New York City 10001-5992
Information: 212 217.4558


Karen Fitzgerald
Immeasurable Light:
Friday November 7, 2014, 6-8:00pm
New York Open Center

The NYOC Gallery is pleased to present IMMEASURABLE LIGHT, a solo exhibition of Karen Fitzgerald's luminous tondo paintings. The opening reception for this exhibition is on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 6-8:00 p.m. and will run from November 7 - December 12, 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


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


 

October Exhibition
October 3 - November 4, 2014
Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am to 5pm
Amsterdam Whitney Gallery

Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, 511 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is proud to show in its October 3 - November 4, 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 “Halloween Masquerade” 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 please visit www.amsterdamwhitneygallery.com.


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


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



Sunset Illuminated
October 17 - Novmember 14,2014
Opening Reception: 6-8PM,October 17
New York Art Residency&Studios Foundation

The New York Art Residency & Studios (NARS) Foundation is delighted to present Sunset Illuminated, an annual fall exhibition highlighting the diverse talents at work in the NARS Studio Artist Community. Working within these walls, the NARS Studio Artists explore themes of distinct iconography, morphing technology, personal practice, and collective experience. Beyond highlighting their artwork, this exhibition illustrates the exchange that emerges from having the common space to discuss and dissect. This dialogue has brought these artists down a winding path of give and take, leading to the continued development of their individual artistic practice within the growing arts community of Sunset Park. Featuring 11 studio artists utilizing disparate mediums of collage, GIFs, oil paint, found objects, and plaster, Sunset Illuminated serves to give voice to the discourse of unity through intersection of interests and departure of opinions over the past year within the NARS Artist Community.
Participating Artists: Niamul Bari, Ana Delgado, Katya Grokhovsky, Nathan Hall, Rachel Klinghoffer, Tracy Miller, Kristine Moran, Daniel Ochoa, Mark John Smith, Noël St. John Harnden, Matt Whitman, and Halley Zien

www.narsfoundation.org
residency@narsfoundation.org

NARS Foundation| 201 46th Street, 4th Floor,Brooklyn, NY 11220


World-Famous Chinese Fingerprint Artist to Show in NYC
Thursday October 16 11a.m. – Tuesday October 30 6 p.m.
Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery inaugurates its new ground-level gallery space by welcoming Chinese Fingerprint drawing artist Zhang Baohua to exhibit his immersive visual works, created using only fingerprint and palm. Baohua’s works have been publicized at more than 900 newspapers and magazines. Impossible to duplicate, fingerprint drawing is reputed as concise, elegant, plain and sincere. Baohua’s portfolio ranges from flowers and animals, to landscapes and portraits. These extraordinary one-of-a-kind pieces are the perfect collection with which to reign in a new, promising era at Agora Gallery. The opening reception, taking place October 16th from 6pm - 8pm will include a speech and live performance by the artist.

Entrance is free and art lovers are warmly encouraged to attend.
www.agora-gallery.com/artistpage/Zhang_Baohua.aspx.

Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th St.


 


Corina Reynolds Presents
“Northwestern Expansion”
October 11 – November 1, 2014
Opening hours: Thursday 11am-2pm, Friday and Saturday 2pm-6pm
Opening Reception: October 11, 7-9pm
Open Source Gallery.

When explorers in the 1400's patiently waited through harsh winters with their ships sometimes frozen in place during their search for the Northwest Passage, they were making progress while waiting. The occupants of a waiting room are not explorers, per say, but they are making progress towards a goal while in a state of pause—every second they get closer to their destination.

“Northwestern Expansion” is an immersive installation examining the act of waiting in pursuit of one’s goals. Reynolds recreates a waiting room and executive office from the Northwestern section of the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building in Manhattan, which is home to the Social Security Administration, New York City Immigration, and many other government offices. In her installation, Open Source’s main gallery becomes a container that holds a “core sample” of the Javits building’s 31st floor. Reynolds uses the search for the Northwest Passage, a northern trade route from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, as well as traditional waiting rooms as a metaphor for the waiting we do daily. These acts of waiting in office buildings, like the icy search for the Northwest Passage, are motivated by money, prestige, and exchange. Through carefully controlled light, surface, space, and typical waiting room furnishings such as vinyl flooring, industrial carpeting, service counters, and office chairs, Reynolds puts the viewer in intermission, evoking the experience of waiting and allowing individuals to examine their own ambitions.

Corina Reynolds is an artist who works with installation, video, and performance. Her immersive works invite the viewer to experience the hierarchies present every day in society. She earned her BFA from San Diego State University her MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and in 2012 co-founded Small Editions, an artist book studio and press in Brooklyn. In 2011, Reynolds was an artist-in-residence at the Wassaic Project in New York. From 2011-2013, she taught courses in bookbinding and artist book publication at the Interlochen Center for the Arts. Reynolds has exhibited across the U.S. in New York, Michigan, Iowa, and California.

Open Source Gallery | 306 17th St. Brooklyn, NY 11215
Closest trains: R Train: Prospect Ave, F/G Train: 15th Street - Prospect Park opensourcegallery.org
contact@opensourcegallery.org
(646) 279-3969



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

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