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Art in General

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Art in General
79 Walker Street
New York, NY 10013
Venue Type: Alternative Space


It\'s grey, it\'s grey (detail), Dave HardyDave Hardy,
It's grey, it's grey (detail), 2009
Thaw, Julia OldhamJulia Oldham, Thaw, 2009, video still
The 8 Train, Josh MelnickJosh Melnick, The 8 Train, 2008
© Josh Melnick
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Mar, 2015 Rachel Mason: The Lives of Hamilton Fish
Mar, 2015 Rachel Mason: The Lives of Hamilton Fish
Mar, 2015 Notes for a Choreography
Marwa Arsanios
Mar, 2015 One Another
Matt Hoyt
Mar, 2015 Figures
Matt Lipps
Tue-Sat 12-6
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Art in General is a nonprofit organization that assists artists with the production and presentation of new work. It changes in response to the needs of artists and informs and engages the public about their work.

Art in General was founded in 1981 by artists Martin Weinstein and Teresa Liszka in the General Hardware building—hence the name “Art in General”. Weinstein and Liszka aimed to create a space where artists could exhibit unconventional work and exchange ideas with their peers. The first exhibition took place in 1982. In its 26 years, the organization has emerged as one of New York City’s leading nonprofit arts organizations.

Today, Art in General fulfills its mission in a variety of ways, including the organization and presentation of exhibitions, hosting a national and international artist residency program, and through regular public programs and membership events. Beginning in 2005, its exhibition program has focused on the commissioning of new work from artists.


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