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PATTY HORING Ordinary Lives
Feb 23, 2017 -- Mar 25, 2017
New York debut solo exhibition of painter Patty Horing. Ordinary Lives features works that explore the narrative and psychological nature of portraiture.
Anna Zorina Gallery | 533 West 23 Street | 212-243-2100
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Jeff Perrott: Dark Tomorrow
Feb 16, 2017 -- Mar 25, 2017
Morgan Lehman Gallery is pleased to present new large-scale oil paintings by Jeff Perrott. This will be the artists fifth solo exhibition with the gallery. Over the years, Perrott has committed himself to exploring the possibilities of abstraction, interrogating its core tenets and material processes to reveal new and interesting ways of seeing. The works on view are part of an ongoing project that Perrott refers to as Random Walks.
Morgan Lehman Gallery | 534 West 24th Street | 212-268-6699
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Austin Thomas
Feb 16, 2017 -- Mar 25, 2017
Morgan Lehman Gallery is delighted to present recent drawings and print work by Austin Thomas. Created while the artist was in residence at Guttenberg Arts, these new prints employ a unique collagraphic process whereby collaged forms are loaded with ink, which is then transferred in discreet layers onto found paper.
Morgan Lehman Gallery | 534 West 24th Street | 212-268-6699
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Kim Guiline
Feb 16, 2017 -- Mar 25, 2017

Lehmann Maupin | 536 West 22nd Street | 212-255-2923
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Marianne Perry Salas' Nature Morte
Feb 28, 2017 -- Mar 25, 2017
Recent Still Life paintings and photographs
First Street Gallery | 526 West 26th Street, Suite 209 | 646-336-8053
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Turtles All the Way Down, Fran Shalom
Feb 16, 2017 -- Mar 25, 2017
FRAN SHALOM Turtles All the Way Down February 16th March 25th, 2017 NEW YORK, NYJanuary 3rd, 2017Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is pleased to present Turtles All the Way Down, Fran Shaloms first solo show with the gallery. Fran Shaloms abstract paintings exist on the brink of recognition. Her playful forms flirt with nameable objects, shifting out of reality just as the viewer thinks they have begun to sense hints of representation. Yet her pieces defy being reduced to a metaphor. Shaloms palette also toes the line between the familiar and the ambiguous. Her pop sensibility is represented in bold, electric color choices, but the relationships she presents are fraught, rarely succumbing to easy combinations. There is a push-pull between foreground and background, so that youre never quite sure if the figures are breaking through or receding within the space. Shalom pokes fun at this complex engagement with her work, giving her paintings cheeky titles that make it difficult to resist searching for associations and explanations in what you see before you. Is it possible to see her paintings solely for what they are? Can we overcome our attempts to classify them? This essence of Shaloms work is rooted in her early introduction to Zen Buddhism. She approaches each new painting with a beginners mind, freeing her process of pretense and literal connections, embracing infinite possibility. Working in thin layers, shell build up and selectively scrape down again, intuitively forming shapes, textures, and color. The creation of the piece itself is a meditation, and once its completed it then becomes a tool for others to meditate upon. Fight the urge to make sense of her forms, no matter how tempting, and the piece reveals itself in the calm. Perhaps surprisingly, it then provides a satisfying clarity. Fran Shalom has exhibited widely throughout the United States, including at the Painting Center, Fogg Art Museum, and Newark Museum. Her work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Rose Art Museum. She has been the recipient of a MacDowell Colony Residency and an Art Omi Residency. She has an MFA in Painting from Montclair State University, and an MFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute. Shalom lives and works in New Jersey.
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts | 529 W 20th Street, Suite 6W | 212-366-5368
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This Side Up, Sydney Licht
Feb 16, 2017 -- Mar 25, 2017
SYDNEY LICHT This Side Up February 16th March 25th, 2017 NEW YORK, NYJanuary 3rd, 2017Kathryn Markel Fine Arts is pleased to present This Side Up, Sydney Lichts fourth solo show with the gallery. Sydney Licht updates the conventions of still life by shifting the subject matter to signifiers of contemporary consumer culture. Traditionally, still life paintings have portrayed items from the domestic realm, but the food, vessels, and tools of these arrangements have now taken on a different appearance. Today, our food often arrives at the table packaged up, sealed, and sanitized. The interior spaces that were once the serene foundation of these scenes are now cluttered resting places for detritus waiting to be sorted or discarded. However, when studied with a painters eye, with skewed perception and abstracted forms, even these overlooked corners of everyday life can be elevated to subjects of utmost intrigue. The abandoned boxes, artful packaging, and mundane objects that are remnants of our fast-paced world are arranged as sensitively as the vases and fruits of still lives from long ago. Their shapes, patterns, and colors are heightened through a painterly rather than representational - approach, and the shifted perspective that we view them through makes us see these ever-present objects as if for the first time. The intimate scale of the painting and close-cropped composition lend a tenderness to that which we might consider undesirable. When presented with such sophistication, Licht draws attention to what we as a culture value in the twenty-first century, inviting us to question what we prioritize. When we live in a time of such visual abundance, the chance to focus on these humble objects and details is a welcome respite. Sydney Licht has exhibited widely throughout the United States. Her work has been featured in Elle Dcor and the New Yorker, among other respected publications. She has been a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome twice, and the recipient of the Yaddo Residency. Licht has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and lives and works in New York City.
Kathryn Markel Fine Arts | 529 W 20th Street, Suite 6W | 212-366-5368
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Leeza Meksin: Purse Strings and Body Bags
Feb 11, 2017 -- Mar 26, 2017
Leeza Meksin gives gray inanimates the chance to become charismatic drag performers, exploding static categories into brilliant shards
Miller | 17 Essex St | 305-505-3830
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Amsterdam Whitney Gallerys FEBRUARY 2017 Exhibition
Feb 03, 2017 -- Mar 28, 2017
AMSTERDAM WHITNEY GALLERY, 531 West 25th Street- Ground Floor-Chelsea, New York City, is proud to showcase its FEBRUARY 3-MARCH 28, 2017 Valentine Exhibition starring leading Contemporary Master Artists whose works explore the abstract, figurative and natural worlds. This sweetheart of an exhibition contains a wealth of visual delights reflecting sublime artistic prowess. The exhibition is highlighted by its 15th Annual VALENTINES KING & QUEEN of HeARTS SOIREE on Thursday, FEBRUARY 9, 2017, which embraces unsurpassed contemporary master artworks which radiate supreme artist energy as it seductively romances our visual senses. Delivering a visual commentary on the art world of today and pulsating with mesmerizing synergy and luminescent artistic creativity, these Valentine treasures are infused with a romantic mystique and become landmark visual gems as they boldly re-imagine the contemporary quotidian. Sophisticated, eclectic and evanescent, this visual diary of art represents the universality of the world as they shine the spotlight on a global artistic language and present various perspectives. Emotional engagement pairs up with acute observation and intelligent analysis to form compelling, thought-provoking art. Finely judged to appeal to our feelings, these works are able to speak on a number of levels at once, imparting a message while touching our hearts. FEBRUARY 3-MARCH 28, 2017 Exhibition VALENTINES Soiree THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017 from 3:00-6:00 pm
Amsterdam Whitney | 531 West 25th Street Ground Floor | 212-255-9050
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Soile Yli-Mayry: Recent Paintings
Mar 04, 2017 -- Mar 29, 2017
Soile Yli-Mayry: Recent Paintings
Walter Wickiser Gallery | 210 11th Avenue, #303 | 212-941-1817
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Currents in Figuration
Mar 04, 2017 -- Mar 29, 2017
Currents in Figuration: You Mee Cho, June Korea, Mihyun Yu, Jisook Kim, HuNoo
Walter Wickiser Gallery | 210 11th Avenue, #303 | 212-941-1817
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The Saturated Palette and Portals of Perception
Mar 10, 2017 -- Mar 30, 2017
This March two group exhibitions of outstanding range come to Agora Gallery. Portals of Perception features a small, select group of painters who create works of fascinating detail. There are cityscapes made of buildings with real personalities, abstract texture-based pieces that turn acrylic paint into physical patterns, beautiful watercolor visions of the seaside, snapshots of modern urban spaces, and portraits of women who refuse to fit into any mold. All are rooted in a particular reality almost clear enough to reach out and touch. The Saturated Palette, by contrast, includes ten artists and offers a far-seeing look at the way color can be used in fine art. Color is used as an accent, as a suggestion, as a main subject, and thrillingly as an exclamation point. It is bold here and subtle there, straightforward in some works and revealed only in contrast in others. For these imaginative artists working in paint, pastel, and encaustic, the possibilities are endless. Both exhibitions run March 10, 2017 through March 30, 2017 with an opening reception on the night of Thursday, March 16 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free. Exhibition Dates: March 10, 2017 March 30, 2017 Reception: Thursday, March 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am 6:00pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/collectivecatalog/Collective_3_10_2017.aspx Featured Artists: Portals of Perception Colin Grant Sydnei SmithJordan Ron Turner Nancy Holleran Shabnam Yousefian Tanja Skytte The Saturated Palette Olivia Kapoor Ping Lian Yeak Vanitira Jessica Watson-Thorp Susana Rapallo Han-Yuan Yu Maria Fernandez Gold Irina Goryunova Chen Jin About Agora Gallery Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelseas fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallerys expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organizations specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.
Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th Street | 212-226-4151
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Ho Sintung: Surfaced
Feb 02, 2017 -- Apr 01, 2017
Chambers Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening of Ho Sintung: Surfaced on February 2nd, 2017. Born in Hong Kong in 1986, Ho Sintung graduated from the Department of Fine Arts of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008 and currently lives and works in Hong Kong. This will be her first exhibition in New York. Preferring to work on a small scale and favoring pencil and graphite on paper above other media, she gives visual expression to her intentional misreading of all aspects of the cinema, not only films themselves but the buildings in which they are shown, posters and other ephemera. Drawing from her interest in films and literature, her work also reveals her familiarity with a wide range of twentieth century visual art to which she refers in her tongue-in-cheek hommages to the movies. The title she has chosen for this exhibition Surfaced is taken from a short story a dark tale that is fittingly related to drawing part of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio by the Qing dynasty author Pu Songling. In Surfaced the focus on horror movies is supplemented by designs for vintage LP covers and newspaper ads for imaginary movies. She recognizes that the horror film has a significance in the history of film that should not be neglected it tirelessly brings up the past, retelling stories that have been rejected over and over again. It makes sure that prayers that were unheard will be heard justice that was absent will resurface once more. Horror films respond to reality in the same way that our bodies react to horror films. These drawings, although milder and more tactful in tone, disrupt the familiarity of the densely-knit fabric of day-to-day life, exposing its inner abnormality. Touching upon the literary world, Sintungs Hearts of Darknesses re-creates the book covers for 17 existing editions of Joseph Conrads Heart of Darkness, albeit with all the text removed. The heart is such an abstract idea, yet different designers across the world attempted to capture its essence with landscapes. By re-painting these covers, I create my own collection of haunted landscapes. Her fastidiously executed posters for imaginary horror films with their off-beat humor and eccentric typography captivate with their mordant wit. Who would not want to sneak into a darkened theater to see The Weaker Man: A Zombie Apocalypse of the Homeless, in which zombie police only attack the homeless or Frankensticker, a tantalizing variation on perhaps the most famous horror story of all time? Equally enticing is When the Triangle Descends the Stairs, a rare abstract incursion into the realm of the horrific. In a number of cases film stills give a foretaste of the horrors awaiting viewers of the movies as, for example, in Outlive the Light in which the temperature rises from 37 to 124 degrees in five days. In the small gallery Ho Sintung pays homage to one of the twentieth centurys most notorious cinematic masterpieces, Pier Paolo Pasolinis Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom which was inspired by the magnum opus of the Marquis de Sade. Obsessed by the design of the carpet with a geometric design reflecting the aesthetics of the fascists that became the stage for torture scenes, Ho Sintung replicates it in Last Party as portraits of the actors and actresses establish a dialog with the viewer and Pasolinis poem Goodbye and best wishes scrolls down the wall in lieu of film credits. The particular charm of Ho Sintungs posters for non-existent films and installations derives from her ability to compress a wide range of cinematic, art historical and literary references into carefully orchestrated compositions. Executed with the colored pencil on tea-stained paper they exude what the artist refers to as an antiquated quality. Unique among cinastes, she gives visual expression to her mis-reading of all aspects of the cinema rather than formal and critical analysis.
Chambers Fine Art | 522 West 19th Street | 212-414-1169
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Alternative Perspectives
Feb 25, 2017 -- Apr 01, 2017
Margaret Thatcher Projects is pleased to announce Alternative Perspectives, a group exhibition of works by Gary Carsley, Nobu Fukui, William Steiger and Raphael Zollinger. Working in diverse mediums and methods, each artists works reflect the notion of fragmented imagery, the blurring and bridging of personal and collective memory, and the complexities of re-framing the image by processes of layering and collaging resulting in works that are metaphorically rich. The exhibition serves as a portal for contemplating the impact of how fluctuating perspectives come into play in questioning and examining the relationship we have to our environment, and how memory and belief systems play their part to alter that perspective.
Margaret Thatcher Projects | 539 West 23rd Street | 212-675-0222
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Collage: Made in America
Jan 28, 2017 -- Apr 01, 2017
Benny Andrews Robert Arneson Hannelore Baron Romare Bearden Jay DeFeo Burgoyne Diller Michael Goldberg Balcomb Greene Gertrude Greene Nancy Grossman Al Hansen Grace Hartigan Jess Alfred Leslie Conrad Marca-Relli Richard Pousette-Dart Anne Ryan Betye Saar Leon Polk Smith Joseph Stella Lenore Tawney Esteban Vicente Charmion von Wiegand William T. Williams and others Romare Bearden 1911-1988, The Evening Meal of Prophet Peterson detail, 1964, collage of various papers on paperboard, 12 1/2 x 15 3/4 / 31.8 x 40.0 cm, signed and dated
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery | 100 Eleventh Avenue | 212-247-0082
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PLACES
Feb 23, 2017 -- Apr 01, 2017
Andreas Kocks PLACES February 23rd April 1st, 2017 Opening reception with the artist Thursday, February 23rd, 6-8pm Winston Wachter Fine Art, New York, is pleased to announce PLACES, its fourth solo exhibition with German artist Andreas Kocks. In PLACES, Kocks expresses motion and spontaneity through meticulously cut and crafted paper sculptures. Kocks utilizes a limited palette of black and white paper, graphite, aluminum, and gold leaf. These frenetic forms evoke the very essence of creating art: the act of mark-making. He cuts thick sheets of paper to create elegantly textured, layered pieces that give the illusion of three-dimensional gestures in space. The energy expressed in the loops, circles, and drips in these sculptures belie the precision required to craft them. This series is an aside from his ongoing site-specific commissions and projects in that they reference general spaces such as clouds, passages, ports, or fields. Instead of acting as realistic illustrations, these abstracted forms convey the potential energy of a place, thereby serving as an associative reminder for the viewer. These smaller, intimate figures maintain the same energy as his previous larger figures, containing dynamic graphic elements that expand even beyond the border of the frame. The exhibited selection of pieces reflects Kockss feeling that there is increasingly less nuance in the world. In his words, there are now fewer in-betweens in the social and political spheres. PLACES explores extremes: the works are either light, fragile, and airy, or dense, dark, and complex. However, there is a balance between a yearning for harmony and a sense of insecurity here that continues to captivate viewers. Andreas Kocks was born in Oberhausen, Germany in 1960. He received his BA and MFA at the Kunstakademie Dsseldorf. In 2006, he received a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant. His work has been exhibited in dozens of exhibitions both domestically and internationally at institutions such as the Museum of Art and Design, New York, Manchester Museum, Manchester, UK, SF MoMA, San Francisco, California, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, SCAD, Savannah, Georgia, the Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, New Jersey, Centre dArt, Campredon, France, and SeaCity Museum, Southampton, England. His work is held in the collections of institutions including Museum fr Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt, Germany, Museum Biedermann, Donaueschingen, Germany, Bayrische Staatsgemldesammlungen, Munich, Germany, Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, Michigan, and several state art collections in Germany. His work has been featured in Art in America, Hyperallergic, Art News, Architectural Digest, Kunstforum, Architektur & Wohnen, Time Out New York, and other publications.
Winston Wachter Fine Art | 530 West 25th Street, Ground Floor | 212-255-2718
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POSTER CITY
Mar 09, 2017 -- Apr 05, 2017
Lilac Gallery New York is pleased to present Poster City an exhibition of works by Gieler, Amsterdams poster collector/pop graffiti artist from March 9 to April 5, 2017. For years Gieler remained active with spraying letters on walls but as he got older, graffiti evolved into street-art, where he started to experiment on canvas. The street influences can be recognized strongly in his works, by using a very interesting and distinctive technique where he hand tears posters from the city and reworks them into his canvases. He is able to compose unique images on canvas captivating the viewer with the voice of the people and his own. Blending urban elements in a highly intricate way, he creates beautiful compositions that differentiate him from his counterparts. Since 2014 he has been diligently creating this body of work by replicating the captivating beauty of pop icons with his own style. As an emerging artist from The Netherlands, his collage works are always being provided with posters he collects from walls out of the streets he has developed a technique of Sustainable art which gives a living and edgy character to his paintings. He also uses other old materials, like damaged brushes, blunt stanleyknives or other older and sometimes broken tools. Since by working with these tools and materials the result is always more surprising and exciting. Gieler is able to create a completely unusual and powerful body of work by using rebellious and nostalgic plays on icons of the past and present such as Brigitte Bardot, Kate Moss, Elvis Presley, and Marilyn Monroe. Working on mostly larger canvases, the presence of these pop pieces make a dramatic statement but once looking closer at the details, the viewer is able to discover exciting, rich textures by the many layers of selected hand pulled posters. Gielers evolving fascination with the voice of Amsterdam is now expanding to different cities such as London and New York. He aims to participate environments of the world into his pieces by using considerable efforts to bring the two together. His journey through the cities on bicycle leaves him soaking up the backdrop of the streets, which then, later on, translates into the passion he puts into creating his compositions. The result is a refreshing take on pop art that excites the viewer with strong suggestions of color, texture, and design.
Lilac GALLERY | 144 5th Avenue Suite 3L | 212-255-2925
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Min Oh: Notations
Mar 02, 2017 -- Apr 06, 2017
In this exhibition, Min Oh explores her recurring themes of tension and stability, movement and stillness, and control and release
DOOSAN Gallery | 533 West 25 Street | 212-242-6343
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Linda Lindroth: Trickster in Flatland
Mar 01, 2017 -- Apr 08, 2017
An exhibition of large scale photographs by Linda Lindroth that pay homage to an age of U.S. domestic manufacturing and art historical icons. Opening Reception: Thursday, March 2, 6 - 8pm Reception for the Artist: Thursday, March 16, 6 - 8pm GarveySimon is pleased to present a solo exhibition of photographs by Linda Lindroth titled, Trickster in Flatland. The show will feature spatially transformative photographic work examining vivid ephemera produced during the height of domestic manufacturing in the United States. Although not dominant, the work intentionally possesses subtle environmental and political undertones. As the artist states: they hang as testimonies to a subservient industry, one now diminished as production moves to global markets only to return to us shrink-wrapped and encapsulated in plastic. Linda Lindroth began using found objects in her work in 1982. In Trickster in Flatland, simple cardboard containers are stripped of their original identity, enlarged to a vertigo-inducing scale, and portrayed shamelessly in various states of decay and disintegration. Saturated, jewel-tone colors, enigmatic history, and art-historical allusions are created by flattening three-dimensional items and observing them closely, as if specimens under magnification. By removing their interior spaces, folding their sides and pristinely isolating these packages on white rag paper, these once small, everyday objects become large abstracted visual icons, often with tongue-in-cheek cultural and art-historical titles. Ironically, although now flattened to two-dimensions, the work reveals such palpable texture that they appear as trompe loeil collages, and dare the viewer to consider a new three-dimensional iteration. That is Lindroths Trickster at work. The title of the exhibition, Trickster in Flatland, is also inspired by the satirical novella, Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, by Edwin Abbott 1884 about a two-dimensional world occupied by geometric figures.
Garvey Simon | 547 W 27th Street, Suite 207 | 646-869-7637
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Immortal Menagerie
Mar 02, 2017 -- Apr 08, 2017
IMMORTAL MENAGERIE March 2 - April 8, 2017 Cavin-Morris Gallery is pleased to present a special group exhibition: Immortal Menagerie, independently curated by Cavin-Morris staff members Marissa Levien and Caroline Casey. Immortal Menagerie is an international mythological zoological display mixing self-taught artists, contemporary artists, and ethnographic works. Depictions of animals have many spiritual and cultural connotations for both artist and observer. For this exhibition, we focused on works that evoke a sense of the artists cultural background, and most importantly, their spirituality. Even when the artists are unknown, as is the case with the international selection of masks, we focused on pieces that possess mythic symbology relating back to their cultures of origin. The creatures displayed are both literal or imaginary sometimes they are deities, sometimes demons, sometimes harbingers, and sometimes escorts shepherding us to another plane. Thai contemporary artist Kriangkrai Kongkhanun conjures beasts that depict a Buddhist version of Hell. He allows this Buddhist form of the spirit world to be complicated by the Western artistic styles and spiritual philosophies he absorbed while studying in Florence. Indonesian artist Angkaspura also allows folklore and religion to seep into his mind as he draws with a sort of cultural free association. His daily prayers are distilled into these drawings of otherwordly beings, pulling influence from Balinese illustrations, Javanese scrolls, Papuan imagery, and the daily sensory barrage of Jakarta. For artists like Amalia, the recently deceased Seri storyteller and shamaness, animal depictions are a proud, surviving custom of her people, a tribe living in Sonoran Mexico. The tradition of the Seri is to carve shapes of animals out of wood Amalia was the first to also draw these holy creatures on paper. Aboriginal artist Bobby Ngainmijra also hews closely to the customs of his people, and shares Amalias humility towards the natural world in his drawings he allows animals souls to intermingle on equal footing with human souls. His work observes the brutal, cyclical force of nature, with various spirits dominating and eating one another in turn. In more irreverent ways, the Fante people of West Africa hew closely to traditional symbols from their proverbs and stitch them into the flags they proudly display. The asafo companies constantly reshape the monsters and creatures of local stories to their own ends, turning them into taunts and insults for rival military clans, and creating a new, ever-changing folkloric lexicon in the process. Animals can serve as orisons of memory in addition to myth. Franck Lundangi immigrated from Africa to France when he was 32 and the works he paints now, he says, are dreams of the Africa he left behind, possibly one that never existed at all. Christine Sefolosha lived in South Africa and worked with animals for a significant period of her life before returning to her native Switzerland. The animals of Africa, and the haunting aura and energy the place still flows through her work oneirically, even now. Instead of dreams or memories, theres a nightmare to the life of Czech artist Karel Havlek that speaks of imagination unfulfilled. The beings in his drawings have absorbed the spirit of a man whose defiant work was subdued and devoured by totalitarian government. Through such beings, these artists encapsulate the strength and harshness of the natural world, and of a more interior, intangible world. Each mammal, insect, fish, bird, and imaginary beast can be seen as a fragmentary cultural collage they are pieced together with religion, folklore, memory, body, and spirit. For further information please contact Cavin-Morris Gallery at info@cavinmorris.com, or phone: 212-226-3768.
Cavin-Morris Gallery | 210 11th Avenue, Suite 201 | 212-226-3768
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May Stevens: Alice in the Garden
Feb 23, 2017 -- Apr 08, 2017
Opening: Saturday, February 25, 4-6pm
Ryan Lee | 515 WEST 26TH STREET | 212-397-0742
Barbara Earl Thomas
Mar 02, 2017 -- Apr 08, 2017
Thomas is a story teller, a recycler of everyday acts, and a reshaper of the common occurrence into something worthy of our contemplation.
Claire Oliver | 513 West 26th Street | 212-929-5949
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Anoka Faruqee: Rainbows and Bruises
Feb 23, 2017 -- Apr 08, 2017
By carefully calibrating the color relationship between paint layers Faruqee employs the principles of visual interference to slow down and allow for a chromatic complexity that signals light, atmosphere, and volume. Paintings of similar pattern vary widely. A painting with greater light/dark contrast will create the effect of a reflective topographic surface, whereas another painting with minimal contrast creates the atmospheric effect of diffuse white light passing through a lens or prism. The most atmospheric paintings in the exhibition emulate the qualities of rainbows as signs of femininity, alterity, optimism, and inclusiveness.
Koenig & Clinton | 459 West 19th Street | 212-334-9255
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Dozier Bell: New Paintings and Drawings
Mar 17, 2017 -- Apr 15, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 16th, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Danese/Corey | 511 West 22nd Street | 212-223-2227
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After Image
Feb 28, 2017 -- Apr 15, 2017
Group show with Paul Kneale and Toby Ziegler
Cassina Projects | 508 W 24th Street | 1 212 242-0444
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Warren Isensee
Mar 17, 2017 -- Apr 15, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 16th, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Danese/Corey | 511 West 22nd Street | 212-223-2227
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Dozier Bell New Paintings and Drawings
Mar 17, 2017 -- Apr 15, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 16th, 2017, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Danese/Corey | 511 West 22nd Street | 212-223-2227
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2017, A Pivotal Year
Feb 21, 2017 -- Apr 21, 2017
After decades in Europe, Max Laniado Gallery has begun to promote some of their most unique artists here in America, where they have been confirmed by the general public of art lovers, savvy collectors, and numerous experts alike. Within only three years, several of their artists have had a steep ascension due to overwhelming demand. Their promotions have accelerated the artists level of recognition, and now museums, foundations, and auction houses all across the world are taking an interest in the artists that Max Laniado represents. 2017 is indeed a pivotal year for Max Laniado Gallery.
Visio DellArte Gallery | 522 West 23rd Street | 212-796-5313
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Brice Marden: Prints
Mar 11, 2017 -- Apr 22, 2017
A selection of the artists graphic works spanning the years 1973 to 2001.
Senior and Shopmaker Gallery | 210 11th Ave, 8th Floor | 212-213-6767
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Thomas Witte - Vantage Point
Mar 23, 2017 -- Apr 22, 2017
Davidson Contemporary presents Vantage Point, a solo exhibition of work by Thomas Witte. What does it mean to observe? When we are tourists, we take in the landscape, sights, or monument in front of us. We snap a few photos for posterity and, more often than not, seldom look at them again. But this desire to create and preserve memories drives us to travel, to witness and to participate, perpetually giving us new layers of experience that shape us. For Vantage Point, Thomas Witte uses images from found 35mm slides to create his hand-cut paper works. Witte has created two separate but connected sets of work, both of which play with our sense of perspective. In the Lookout set, Witte selected photographs that omit the actual sights, focusing instead on the people participating in the act of observation. In Protest, by focusing more on the protesters than the subject of the protest itself, Witte puts viewers in the position of sightseer or voyeur, bringing the act of protesting a historical significance that exists outside temporal and contextual constraints. Vantage Point considers the way in which we participate and observe. There are things that exist for the express purpose of observing platforms equipped with telescopes and man-made scenic overlooks. Protests, on the other hand, create moments that either compel us to participate or relegate us to spectators. There is a connection between the act of viewing art and viewing life the passive act of sightseeing versus the very active and sometimes perilous act of demonstrating. This juxtaposition presents a sublime discrepancy in the way in which we, as removed art-viewers, take meaning from the images. This is Wittes second solo exhibition with the gallery. He lives and works in New Jersey.
Maxwell Davidson Gallery | 521 W 26th St. | 212-759-7555
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Sona Benjamin: Beyond Borders
Mar 09, 2017 -- Apr 22, 2017
Siona Benjamins first exhibition at ACA Galleries will feature her recent work from the Exodus Series. Currently on her second Fulbright Fellowship in Israel, her new work will be the subject of this show. Catalogue available.
ACA Galleries | 529 W 20th St, Floor 5 | 212-206-8080
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Robin Hill - There Was Recent Sculpture & Works on Paper
Mar 09, 2017 -- Apr 22, 2017
In no particular order: making, finding, choosing, examining, and organizing are the fundamental activities that orient the work of Robin Hill. She has always identified as a sculptor, traditionally an artist who makes objects, but over time has embraced an approach that asserts equivalence between what she makes and what already exists.
Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. | 514 West 25th Street | 212-941-0012
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Two Views of Pop: Don Nice and Dorothy Grebenak
Feb 23, 2017 -- Apr 22, 2017
Two unique Pop artists.
Allan Stone Projects | 535 West 22nd Street, 3rd Floor | 212-987-4997
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Shen Wei: Between Blossoms
Mar 02, 2017 -- Apr 22, 2017
In his new photographic series Between Blossoms, New York-based Chinese photographer Shen Wei has taken a meditative journey across continents, from the United States to Europe and Asia. His seductive photographs capture a unifying sense of other-worldliness within the changing landscape, generating an abstracted sensation of place that he describes as deeply connected to my inner melancholy, a dream-like state of mind.
Flowers | 529 West 20th Street, 3rd Floor | 212-439-1700
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Christian Vincent: Through the Frame
Mar 03, 2017 -- Apr 26, 2017
Opening Reception: March 2nd 6-8pm C24 Gallery proudly presents Through the Frame, a new series of oil on canvas works by Los Angeles based artist Christian Vincent. Through the Frame will be on exhibition March 3 April 26, 2017 with an Opening Reception on Thursday, March 2 from 6pm- 8pm. In this brand new collection of dreamlike paintings, Christian Vincent explores and illuminates social behavior, conformity and isolation in the post-industrial world. Vincents distinctive use of perspective and color coupled with the device of defining and framing space with doorways, windows, and mirrors draw focus to the public and personal conflicts and complications of contemporary life. The independent fictions Vincent portrays in Through the Frame explore existence and nature, and the relationships between the artists anonymous characters and the landscapes they inhabit. Within each scene is a metaphorically charged scenario, a miniature drama, which Vincent has become so famous for creating. Vincents poetic perspectives on the social and psychological behaviors that are fundamental to the American experience, cast the viewer in the twin roles of observer and voyeur, leaving them to question the nature of desire and individuality. Humanist themes present questions that resonate within all of us. Vincents visual vocabulary sharpens the post-industrial American complex, and directs our attention to his concerns without relying on shock or cynicism. In Blind Spot, we see a large group, dressed exactly the same and painting the same image. The scene is taken off canvas and we are left to question how large the room and the group actually is. Are they learning to paint in the same style, or is it intentional mass production? Patterns in nature that mimic familiar human shapes are seen through multiple tableaus: Ocean waves mimic the faces of hurried people Untitled, and Dissolve, and wallpaper evokes the ebb and flow of liquid currents, or crowds Reflex. Within these patterns, we recognize something familiar. Vincents deft brush isolates us from others who linger just beyond the frames, creating both a sense of disconnection and a longing for fulfillment. Art In Americas Gerrit Henry wrote: The artist Vincent most closely resembles is not a painter at all, butnovelist Sinclair Lewis. Like Lewis, with his knowing savaging of all things American, Vincent is at bottom a social commentatorhis deep and perplexed love of his country is worked out in a melodrama of purely native characters and situations. Christian Vincent, born in 1966, lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He studied at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and his work has been exhibited extensively in the United States, including at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Kansas City, MO Naples Art Museum, Naples, FL Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA and Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY. Vincents work is included in several prominent private collections internationally. Through the Frame is Christian Vincents first solo exhibition at C24 Gallery.
C24 Gallery | 560 WEST 24TH STREET | 1 646 416 6300
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Nonlinear: New Work by Lynn Batchelder
Mar 16, 2017 -- Apr 28, 2017
Nonlinear: New Work by Lynn Batchelder will feature the artists signature steel jewelry as well as new work inspired by modes of drawing expressed through a wide range of techniques. The exhibition will also feature drawings and engraved prints that Batchelder completed during her recent residency at the Womens Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY. Batchelder is the recipient of the 2016 Art Jewelry Forum Artist Award.
The Gallery at Reinstein/Ross | 30 Gansevoort Street | 212-226-4513
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Kinetic Energy Featuring Lee Waisler
Mar 16, 2017 -- Apr 29, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JoAnne Artman Gallery, Presents: Kinetic Energy Featuring Lee Waisler March 16th, 2017-April 29th, 2017 Reception: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 from 6pm-8pm Please RSVP: 949.510.5481 by March 9th, 2017 JoAnne Artman Gallery 511A West 22nd St. New York, NY 10011 Contact: JoAnne Artman Telephone: 949-510-5481 E-mail: joanneartman@aol.com Website: www.joanneartmangallery.com KINETIC ENERGY Graceful lines and bold color brought together through a nuanced approach to texture and material. A line that is both a relief as well as a spatial tool to curve shadow, compose color and separate texture. JoAnne Artman Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Los Angeles based painter Lee Waisler b. 1938. Through varied subject matter, the grouped works show the culmination of a long and articulated artistic practice, utilizing an established visual language and unifying approach. Waislers body of work comprises abstract compositions as well as portraits, both featuring a prominent and distinctive use of line for composition as well as a tool to divide space and color into distinctive, physical boundaries. The use of raised lines and blocked areas of color is reminiscent of a woodblock print, with the line in this case building on top of the surface rather than revealed through the carving away of negative or positive space, turning a painting into something far more sculptural. In his portraits these wooden separators are used to show areas of shadow, a change in color - in his abstracts, this line is used as a means to both compose as well as direct the artistic process. Waisler turns towards iconic as well as historically significant public figures for subject matter in his portraits. This interest relates to Waislers early work, which depicted political statements and took stances on the Vietnam War and the American Civil Rights Movements. Throughout his work, Waisler utilizes dimensional compositional elements including wood, sand, carbon, and glass. Waislers intent and approach renders the works unyieldingly direct - they are evocative, poetic, and bold. Waislers work is held in numerous permanent collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York The Jewish Museum, New York, New York the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC and the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India. Lee Waislers work will inspire, provoke, engage and mesmerize. With visual perceptions always changing, peek behind the stories told and you're sure to find the right artistic expression!
JoAnne Artman Gallery | 511 A West 22nd Street | 949-510-5481
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Rosie Camanga 1910-?: ROSE TATTOO
Mar 09, 2017 -- May 06, 2017
Opening reception: March 9, 6-8pm. Featuring original flash art by self-taught artist Rosie Camangamuch of it atypical in style or content. More info: http://riccomaresca.com
Ricco/Maresca Gallery | 529 West 20th Street, 3rd Floor |
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Novum Spatium
Mar 16, 2017 -- May 06, 2017
Dieter Balzer Dirk Salz: Novum Spatium Novum Spatium, meaning New Space, has two artists, Dirk Salz and Dieter Balzer exploring the concept of perception in relation to our environment, physical space and ones interaction within it. Although both artists work in different media, Salz and Balzer focus on how space and the sense of perspective have an influence on our sense of inner-self and our environment.
JanKossen Contemporary | 529 W 20th St, 6th floor |
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Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Puerto Rican Light
Sep 23, 2015 -- Sep 23, 2017

Dia Chelsea | 535 West 22nd Street | 212-989-5566
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Upcoming

Nicole M. Santiago: Recent Works
Mar 28, 2017 -- Apr 22, 2017
In this exhibition Santiago uses her immediate surroundings as subject matter. Her paintings, drawings, and prints capture the mundane chaos of domesticity and the beautiful mess of motherhood.
First Street Gallery | 526 West 26th Street, Suite 209 | 646-336-8053
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Erwin Wurm: Ethics demonstrated in geometrical order
Mar 30, 2017 -- May 26, 2017

Lehmann Maupin | 536 West 22nd Street | 212-255-2923
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AWKWARD
Mar 30, 2017 -- May 06, 2017
Group Show curated by Shaun Ellison featuring John Bradford, Katherine Bradford, Siro Cugusi, Shaun Ellison, William Hawkins, Paul Housley, Cristina Lama and Tim Stoner
Anna Zorina Gallery | 533 West 23 Street | 212-243-2100
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Amsterdam Whitneys LA DOLCE VITA
Mar 31, 2017 -- May 02, 2017
AMSTERDAM WHITNEY GALLERY, 531 West 25th Street- Ground Floor-Chelsea, New York City, is proud to showcase its evanescent MARCH 31-MAY 2, 2017 Exhibition leading Contemporary Master Artists whose work explores the abstract, figurative and natural worlds. This special springtime exhibition is highlighted by its 16th Annual LA DOLCE VITA Fete on Saturday, APRIL 8, 2017 from 3:00-5:00. This passionate, cross-cultural survey generates fresh creative energy through unexpected bold color juxtapositions, imaginative forms and dynamic shapes to offer a global conversation on contemporary art to art acquisitors and art aficionados alike.
Amsterdam Whitney | 531 West 25th Street Ground Floor | 212-255-9050
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Chelsea Best Exhibits gallery tour
Apr 01, 2017 -- Apr 01, 2017
526 W. 26th St. 1:00 PM, rain, snow or shine. See that weeks top 7 exhibits. $25, or visit website for $8-off DISCOUNT!
New York Gallery Tours | 526 West 26th Street | 212-946-1548
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Spatial Fluidity and Contemporary Perspectives
Apr 01, 2017 -- Apr 21, 2017
This April Agora Gallery embraces the unexpected with a trio of forward-thinking exhibitions. Spatial Fluidity features nine artists who blur the line between two-dimensional and three-dimensional art, be it through introducing new media or using traditional materials in unique ways. There are pieces that experiment with mixed textures, some that use distinctive and asymmetric surfaces, and some that even incorporate light. Contemporary Perspectives is a group exhibition that marries classic subject matter with new styles, such as romantic botanicals portrayed in energized, saturated colors or traditional portraiture that sheds light on historically overlooked people. This exhibition looks at modernity from all sides in drawing, painting, and mixed media. Both of these exhibitions open April 1, 2017 and run through April 21, 2017 with a joint opening reception on Thursday, April 6 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free. Exhibition Dates: April 1, 2017 April 21, 2017 Reception: Thursday, April 6, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am 6:00pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York Event URL: http://www.agora-gallery.com/collectivecatalog/Collective_4_1_2017.aspx Featured Artists: Spatial Fluidity Sheree Friedman Erin Cooke Pedro Alberti Nello Petrucci Isabelita Annika Carlsson GIDJA Ian A. Matthews Birsen Yurdaer Contemporary Perspectives Lauralee Franco Fariba Baghi Craig Frankowski Stephanie E. Graham Gail Comes Bobbie See About Agora Gallery Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelseas fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallerys expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organizations specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.
Agora Gallery | 530 West 25th Street | 212-226-4151
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Endurance: New Works by Xie Xiaoze
Apr 06, 2017 -- Jun 17, 2017
Chambers Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening on April 6th of Endurance: New Works by Xie Xiaoze. Born in Guangdong, China in 1966, Xie Xiaoze graduated from Tsinghua University and the Central Academy of Arts and Design, Beijing before moving to the United States and settling in Texas where he continued his studies in a very different environment. He is currently the Paul & Phyllis Wattis Professor in Art, Department of Art & Art History, Stanford University, California, USA. As a realist painter by vocation, early in his career Xie found a way to combine his passionate interest in Chinese history and current world events with more formal concerns by focusing on the materials stored in archives and library stacks as the subject matter of his paintings. During his career he has approached this subject matter in many different ways but it is paintings of libraries with which he is most closely associated. The first painting in the Library Western Books Series dates from 1993 but the theme has still not been exhausted. In late 1994 when he returned to China for the first time since moving to the United States, he began working on the Chinese Library Series which is also still ongoing. Ten years later in 2005 a change of emphasis began with the Museum Library Series in which the treatment of the photographic sources is generally more specific. The current exhibition includes paintings based on photographs that Xie took in libraries in Beijing, Kathmandu, New York, Oxford, New Haven, and Toronto. Unlike the German photographer Candida Hfer whose photographs of famous libraries concentrate on the splendid architectural surroundings created to house collections of books, Xie focuses on telling details, only rarely revealing the name of an author or title of a volume. A great deal is revealed, however, as he lingers on decaying bindings or more serious damage caused by historical events. In the 20th century Chinese libraries have suffered more than most, a fact treated with particular poignance in Xies Chinese Library series. Dramatic new additions to this theme are the works titled Through Fire Books that Survived the Anti-Japanese War of Resistance at Tsinghua University Nos. I, 2 and 3. After the Japanese invasion of China in 1937, Tsinghua University moved to the south of China and many books were gravely damaged. The partially burnt, scorched pages of these Chinese books and manuscripts attest equally to the long history of suffering caused by global conflicts in the twentieth century and to the constant risk of the effacement of historical memory whether caused by accident or deliberately. The ancient leather and vellum bound volumes depicted in paintings of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto and the Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscript Library are have also endured many centuries of turmoil and are often in a precarious state of preservation but they are now treasured and preserved in scholarly libraries. The prominence given to the metal shelving in The Morgan Library and Museum f 318 emphasizes the fragility of the books with their decaying bindings. As a painter, Xie is also a cultural historian, deeply aware of what he refers to as the vulnerability of culture, memory, and history and the seeming decline of printed matter today. The somber tonality and large scale of his paintings endows the volumes with a singular gravitas. He achieves a remarkable balance between detailed recording of the appearance of his inanimate subject matter books and manuscripts and an increasing delight in fluid brushwork and painterly effects that often verge on abstraction.
Chambers Fine Art | 522 West 19th Street | 212-414-1169
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Sign Language
Apr 06, 2017 -- May 13, 2017
Margeaux Walter Sign Language April 6th May 13th, 2017 Opening reception with the artist Thursday, April 6th, 6-8pm Winston Wchter Fine Art, New York is excited to announce Sign Language, the gallerys fourth solo exhibition with photographer Margeaux Walter. Through staged environments, studio lighting, and saturated imagery, Walter constructs colorful domestic scenes that explore the psychological effects of modern life. These captivating compositions are photographed from the top down, a perspective that visually abstracts the scene by eliminating depth. The large-scale prints allow viewers to encounter varying levels of abstraction and familiar details, highlighting the interplay between the real and imagined. These stylized works reference modernist painting and the consumer culture revered in advertising. Primary, for example, is inspired by a Mondrian painting. Others, like Nova and Red Dot, are derived from the rugs featured in the photographs themselves. All works are made up of noticeably mass-produced home dcor that Walter herself consumes and interacts with by performing each of the characters in the scenes she creates. Walters compelling works depict familiar settings within the home, including quiet moments of respite as well as chaotic scenes involving spills, children, and chores. Walter evokes the anxiety and social isolation of domestic inhabitants that are consumed and seemingly trapped by their environment. Indeed, the figures themselves rarely interact, and their faces are often obscured. Yet, the colorful and ordered compositions somehow mask the vacancy of the scene, hinting at how we curate our external image and form our identity in the digital age. Margeaux Walter was born in Seattle, Washington and currently lives and works in New York City. She received her MFA from Hunter College in 2014 and her BFA from NYUs Tisch School of the Arts in 2006. She has received multiple honors from the Magenta Foundation Flash Forward, Photolucida, Prix de la Photographie Paris, International Photography Awards, and other organizations. In 2017, Walter will participate in the MacDowell Colony Residency. In 2016, she was selected for the New York Times Portfolio Review. She has participated in dozens of exhibitions at institutions such as MOCA in Los Angeles, California, Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, New Jersey, The Center for Photography at Woodstock in Woodstock, New York, Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California, Sonoma County Muesum in Santa Rosa, California, Tacoma Art Museum in Tacoma, Washington, and the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Massachusetts. Her work has been featured in publications including The New York Times, New York Post, Seattle Times, Boston Globe, and Blouin Art Info.
Winston Wachter Fine Art | 530 West 25th Street, Ground Floor | 212-255-2718
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William T. Williams: Things Unknown, Paintings 1968-2017
Apr 07, 2017 -- Jun 03, 2017
Opening Reception with the Artist: Friday, April 7 / 6-8pm. Michael Rosenfeld Gallery is now the proud representative of William T. Williams b.1942. image: Harlem Nights, 1999, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 30 1/2 / 152.4 x 77.5 cm, signed and dated
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery | 100 Eleventh Avenue | 212-247-0082
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The Twenty by Sixteen Biennial
Apr 07, 2017 -- May 06, 2017
A group show of 37 artists, curated by Geoff Young, where the only directive is that the dimensions be 20 inches tall by sixteen inches wide.
Morgan Lehman Gallery | 534 West 24th Street | 212-268-6699
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If you happen to be
Apr 13, 2017 -- May 20, 2017
Opening: Thursday, April 13, 6-8pm
Ryan Lee | 515 WEST 26TH STREET | 212-397-0742
Deborah Butterfield New Sculpture
Apr 21, 2017 -- May 20, 2017

Danese/Corey | 511 West 22nd Street | 212-223-2227
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Kathleen Bennett Bastis: Tossed and Found
Apr 25, 2017 -- May 20, 2017
Kathleen Bennett Bastis continues to explore the inherent beauty of found objects that have been cast off, washed up, worn out and walked over. These new works comprise a visually compelling collection that is sophisticated and spirited.
First Street Gallery | 526 West 26th Street, Suite 209 | 646-336-8053
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JoAnne Artman Gallery at CONTEXT, New York, Presenting works by AMERICA MARTIN & JOHN CRASH MATOS
May 03, 2017 -- May 07, 2017
511A W 22nd St. New York, NY 10011 326 N Coast Hwy. Laguna Beach, CA 92651 949.510.5481 www.joanneartmangallery.com joanneartman@aol.com JoAnne Artman Gallery at CONTEXT, New York Pier 94 55th St. and West Side Highway New York City Wednesday, May 3rd Sunday, May 7th, 2017 VIP PREVIEW: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017: 2pm-5pm Presenting works by AMERICA MARTIN& JOHN CRASH MATOS We are pleased to announce our participation in the second edition of CONTEXT New York taking place May 3 - 7, 2017 in Manhattan. The fair will join Art New York at Pier 94, located on the Hudson River at 12th Avenue at 55th Street. JoAnne Artman Gallery will be showcasing the work of America Martin and John Crash Matos: two artists with distinctive sensibilities in subject matter and concept, yet linked through an expressive formal approach. Martin continues her exploration of humanist themes through figurative abstraction and powerful, raw elements of color and line. Crashs recent work takes his iconic visual language of the classic New York graffiti underground to fresh considerations of abstraction utilizing the spray paint medium. Martins work is expressive of her Colombian-American cultural heritage, grounded in art historical lexicon and expansive as well as inclusive in form. Scenes of everyday life that link the body to the continuity of nature permeate her work, portrayed through both the human form as well as the classic still life. Martin continually redefines her oeuvre through new material considerations, continuing the ubiquitous theme of the human condition and our relationships with the physical world. Crash is pioneering not only in his technique and style but also in his pivotal role in directing the way we perceive graffiti today. Curating the groundbreaking show Graffiti Art Success for America at Fashion Moda, New York, in 1980, Crash brought attention to graffiti on an international stage, re-directing the dialogue around it as a legitimate art form. His work has been part of numerous museum and gallery exhibitions around the world, including shows such as Graffiti at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and Art in the Streets at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. We invite you to join us at CONTEXT New York as we celebrate universal themes in art through a dynamic visual dialogue of the work of America Martin and John CRASH Matos.
JoAnne Artman Gallery | 511 A West 22nd Street | 949-510-5481
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BEINGS: New Digital Paintings by Chalda Maloff
May 23, 2017 -- Jun 17, 2017
BEINGS explores the transient nature of existence via intimate portraits of imagined lifeforms. Fragile and vulnerable, they must have an unfathomable sense of optimism and resilience to exist.
Ceres Gallery | 547 West 27th Street | 212-947-6100
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