On July 1, 2011, in the neighborhood of Karam Shami in Homs, Syria, a young man stands on the rooftop of a building. He uses his cell phone to document gunfire in the streets below as his camera suddenly catches sight of a gunman on an adjacent balcony. For a brief instant, the cameraman and the gunman directly face each other. A single shot is fired. The camera falls, and with the cameraman's de...
October 27th, 2012 - October 20th
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This exhibition features remarkable American Impressionist paintings from the Arkell collections. Twelve paintings recently returned from the Fenimore Art Museum's exhibition "American Impressionism: Paintings of Light and Life" will be featured along with other treasures from the permanent collection. Sun-dappled views of France and America by Childe Hassam, John Twatchman, Theodore Robinson, J....
In 1879 American artist James McNeill Whistler arrived in Italy with a commission from the Fine Arts Society of London to create twelve etchings of Venice. Over the ensuing fourteen months the artist produced a body of prints that are among the most important of his career. The prints from Whistler’s Venice period are distinguished by the artist’s original approach to capturing the unique qualities of...
When she came looking for B’s grave a few months after he died in the Hotel de Francia in Port Bou, A found nothing. Nothing, that is, other than one of the most beautiful places she had ever seen. “It was not to be found,” she wrote S shortly afterwards, “his name was not written anywhere.” Yet according to the records provided by the town hall of Port Bou, one of B&r...
September 22nd - September 1st, 2014
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Art in General is pleased to present +1, a New Commission by The Still House Group.
The Still House Group is an emerging artist-run organization based in Red Hook, NY. Still House is inspired by the ideals of a young creative demographic bound by expectations of subordination to preexisting models, and supports a unit of young artists, providing them with an environment to conceptualize, produce, a...
Artists Space : Books & Talks
55 Walker Street
New York , NY 10013
212 226 3970 http://artistsspace.org
September 21st - November 10th
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British graphic designer Richard Hollis (born London, 1934) is a seminal figure in postwar design and communication. Working principally as a general graphic and book designer, yet also authoring influential books on design history, Hollis’ practice can be seen to have played a crucial role in delineating the critical function of graphic design in relation to mass communication. As designer of...
Artists Space is pleased to present the first US solo exhibition by Aaron Flint Jamison. Aaron Flint Jamison (born 1979, Montana) has made recent solo exhibitions at Cubitt, London (2013); Centre d’édition contemporaine, Geneva; Artspeak, Vancouver; Air de Paris, Paris (all 2012); and castillo/corrales, Paris (2011). He lives and works in Portland, Oregon where he is the co-founder of the...
August 12th - January 5th, 2014
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During the Yuan period (1279–1368) the high-fired, glazed ceramics of China were among the most prized luxuries of the pre-industrial world. The Chinese kilns at Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province and the Longquan kilns of Zhejiang province produced ceramics for markets in Europe, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East, and beyond, and catered to specific needs of a variety of markets. They produced la...
September 6th - January 5th, 2014
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Iran Modern is the first major museum exhibition mounted with loans from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East to focus on Iran’s dynamic modern art scene. The exhibition spans the three decades prior to the 1979 Revolution, a period of great economic, political, and societal change in the country. By the mid-1970s Tehran, its capital city, had become an important cosmopolitan destin...
Axelle Fine Arts Galerie Soho
472 West Broadway
New York, NY 10012
September 28th - October 27th
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Axelle New York presents “STILL LIGHT”, a solo exhibition of new oil paintings by French artist MARC CHALMÉ. This will be Chalmé’s debut exhibition at Axelle; however, he has developed a considerable following in France and across Europe due to his distinguished and unique style.
His works, typically still lifes and quiet figurative pieces, are characterized by a myst...
Benrimon Contemporary is pleased to announce Andreas Blank: Landscape Metaphor, Andreas Blank’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and in the United States opening with a reception for the artist on Thursday, September 12 from 6 to 8pm. The exhibition features an entirely new body of unique sculptural works and a site-specific arrangement. Blank’s stone encarved trompe l'oeil sculptu...
"Regardless of the medium, whether it is in Eliot or Picasso or a TV thirty-second advertisement, I think collage is the twentieth century's greatest creative innovation". Robert Motherwell
Bernard Jacobson Gallery is proud to announce its forthcoming exhibition Robert Motherwell: Collage, in the New York Gallery at 17 East 71st Street. This show follows the exhibition in the London Gallery, fr...
529 W. 20th St., 2nd Floor, (between 10th and 11th)
New York, NY 10011
212 366 6939 http://www.bitforms.com
September 5th - October 12th
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bitforms gallery is pleased to announce the US debut of new work by the Los Angeles based artistCasey Reas.
ULTRACONCENTRATED is his first New York solo exhibition in over five years, marking a departure from past works based on emergent systems. Since 2008, Reas has collaborated on a number of architecturally-scaled commissions. These projects have ranged widely, including: stage set designfor the band Yeasayer in 2012 with Aranda\Lasch; a permanent video projection for the nighttime façade of Frank Gehry's New World Symphony buildin...
The Bonni Benrubi Gallery is pleased to announce Lauren Semivan’s first solo show with the gallery. Observatory is a collection of haunting black and white photographs that explore this prolific young artist’s dream-like narratives utilizing still life, drawing, painting and performance. Observatory is an ongoing body of work for Semivan that she began in 2009 and has developed into a subtle...
Scott King: A Balloon for America, on display in our viewing room beginning September 3rd, 2013.
This series, which follows A Balloon for Britain, depicts brightly colored party balloons over found images of ten of the United States' poorest cities: Detroit, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Miami, St. Louis, El Paso, Milwaukee, Philadelphia and Newark. King imagined himself as part of a government thi...
Bortolami Gallery is pleased to present "Interior Color Beauty," an exhibition of new paintings by Morgan Fisher and his second one-person exhibition at the gallery. The 25 paintings are enlarged facsimiles of paint chips showing color combinations for interiors in the booklet Exterior and Interior Color Beauty, produced in about 1935 by General Houses, Inc., a manufacturer of prefabricated houses foun...