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Art in General

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Art in General
145 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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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July 6th - September 4th Summer Benefit Exhibition: Memory Forms
Samira Abassy, Dennis Adams, Lea Cetera, Nicole Cherubini, Nancy Dwyer, Andrea Galvani, Maria Elena Gonzalez, Katy Grannan, Gordon Hall, Donna Huanca, Alfredo Jaar, Betsy Kaufman, Maria Maolino, Mary Mattingly, Jason Middlebrook, Carlos Motta, Kaspars Podnieks, Maria D. Rapicavoli, robbinschilds, Leslie Sardinias, Lior Shvil, Xaviera Simmons, Samuel Stabler, Lane Twitchell, Pae White, Ezra Wube, Balint Zsako
Mon-Thu 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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