AICON GALLERY - New York
east village/lower east side
35 Great Jones Street
New York, NY 10012
July 23rd - September 5th
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Aicon Gallery is proud to present Uncanny Space, an exhibition of new works by Abir Karmakar dealing with issues of voyuerism, privacy and paranoia in a post-Edward Snowden world. A world where one man disrupted his life to give us a voyeur's vantage into institutionalized voyeurism by the state. But also a world where that vantage may be on the path to obsolescence, as people on the inner sides o...
September 3rd - October 17th
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Alexander Gray Associates presents Jack Tworkov: Mark and Grid, 1931–1982, its first exhibition of work by Jack Tworkov (b.1900, Biala, Poland—d.1982, Provincetown, MA), since recently becoming the representative of the artist’s Estate. Jack Tworkov: Mark and Grid examines the artist’s stylistic progression featuring work from different decades, and highlighting his conceptua...
The Invention of Folk Art In the early years of the twentieth century, a group of young, pivotal American modernists began to equate the straightforwardness, abstracted forms, and delight in color of early folk art with the new modernist art they had studied in Europe and were pioneering in America. Folk Art and American Modernism traces the journey of these weathervanes, portraits, decoys, hooked ru...
This exhibition was organized by The Burchfield Penney Art Center at the Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY
Charles Burchifeld is best known today for his fantastic watercolor landscapes, but from November 1921 to August 1929, he worked at the M. H. Birge & Sons Company, eventually becoming one of their best wallpaper designers. His designs were so highly regarded that they printed his name in the s...
Artists Space is to present the most comprehensive Tom of Finland survey exhibition to date, including more than 180 drawings, gouaches from the 1940s, over 300 pages of collages, as well as early childhood works.
Touko Laaksonen, aka Tom of Finland (1920, Kaarina – 1991, Helsinki), is considered to be the most iconic gay artist of the 20th century. In spite of his global status, his work,...
Atlantic gallery presents" VROOOM" - works by Steven Broadway, September 1- 5, 2015.
Opening reception : Thursday September 3rd from 5 - 9pm.
Steven Broadway is a Parsons graduate and a Fashion Design faculty member at both Parsons and FIT.
He works as an illustrator in the NYC Fashion, Advertising and Entertainment Industries.
Whether drawing or photographing live models or creating imag...
Neil Goldberg’s Wind Tunnel is an intimate portrait of the New York City subway system capturing the movement of people’s hair thrown by the powerful blast of air that precedes an oncoming train. Goldberg creates quietly intense videos of the often overlooked everyday actions of New Yorkers. Repeated and looped, these actions gain a poignancy that Goldberg has come to be known for.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is organizing a multi-venue artistic and cultural survey of The Young Lords Organization—a radical social activist group founded by Puerto Rican youth in the 1960s that demanded reform in health care, education, housing, employment, and policing. Exhibitions of art and archival materials at three cultural institutions in New York City will explore how the Young Lor...
Curated by Bronx-based artists Hatuey Ramos-Fermín and Laura Napier, Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial features the work of seventy-two emerging artists engaged in the Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program (classes of 2014 and 2015). AIM provides professional development opportunities for emerging artists residing and working in the New York metropolitan area. The exhibition will be ac...
Zanele Muholi meshes her work in photography, video, and installation with human rights activism to create visibility for the black lesbian and transgender communities of South Africa. Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence is the most comprehensive museum presentation to date of Muholi’s works and features several of the artist’s ongoing projects about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and...
Kara Walker: "African Boy Attendant Curio (Bananas)" presents a new resin-cast version of one of the sculptures that accompanied A Subtlety, Walker’s 2014 project at the Domino Sugar Refinery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. At Domino, a nearly forty-foot-tall sugar-coated sculpture of a black woman, a hybrid sphinx-mammy, was accompanied by attendants made out of sugar and corn syrup that melted dram...
Brooklyn-based artist KAWS straddles the line between fine art and popular culture in his large-scale sculptures and brightly colored paintings, thoughtfully playing with imagery associated with consumer products and global brands.
ALONG THE WAY, KAWS's colossal eighteen-foot-high wood sculpture, greets visitors in our Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion and Lobby. Portraying a pair of gigantic fig...
From their modest origins in the mid-nineteenth century to high-end sneakers created in the past decade, sneakers have become a global obsession. The Rise of Sneaker Culture is the first exhibition to explore the complex social history and cultural significance of the footwear now worn by billions of people throughout the world.
The exhibition, which includes approximately 150 pairs of sneakers, looks a...
FAILE, a Brooklyn-based collaboration between artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller, raises questions about our relationship to consumer culture, religious traditions, and the urban environment by blurring the boundaries between fine art, street art, and popular culture.
The works on view include multimedia installations, large-scale paintings, and sculptures that appropriate imagery from a wide vari...