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Gowanus Open Studios October 18-19

image-5748 320 artist studios and arts venues will be open to the public on Saturday, October 18, and Sunday, October 19, from noon to 6pm. For one weekend each year, artists working in the former factories, warehouses and studio buildings in Gowanus invite the public to visit their studios, see their work, and ...

Sarah Nicole Phillips at Court Tree Collective

image-5745 Brooklyn Arts Council and Court Tree Collective presents: All the Benefits, All the Rewards Sarah Nicole Phillips October 4th, 2014 // 7pm – 10pm Court Tree Collective, Brooklyn, NY All the Benefits, All the Rewards is an exhibition of collages crated with discarded, patterned security envelopes. Security envelopes are used to camouflage sensitive and private documents. Their decorative ...

Elastic City Walks Festival

image-5742 In partnership with Pratt Institute’s new MFA in Writing, Elastic City will present talks featuring renown visual and performance artists, curators, scholars and critics on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Pratt Institute’s Higgins Hall Auditorium (61 St. James Place, Brooklyn) from 11am to 5:30pm. RSVP through the link provided in ...

Rachel Sussman “The Oldest Living Things in the World” at Pioneer Works

image-5735 Brooklyn-based contemporary artist and 2014 Guggenheim Fellow Rachel Sussman brings her largest solo exhibition to date of The Oldest Living Things in the World to Pioneer Works: Center for Art and Innovation in Red Hook, Brooklyn, from September 13-November 2. Curated by Christina Costello, formerly of The Museum of Modern Art, the exhibition ...

“Shall Not Perish” at Window Studio

image-5728 Window Studio is thrilled to present its inaugural exhibition, Shall Not Perish, showcasing contemporary artwork from the battlefields of today’s streets. In response to current global crises, the work urgently calls for social equality in order to establish, for once and for all, a “government of the people, by the ...

The Dreary Coast – A Site Specific Work on the Gowanus Canal

image-5730 I was bouncing around on Kickstarter this morning and came across a local project that sounds amazing - a site specific work on the Gowanus Canal. Their description is below, follow the link to support the project - pledges start at a very affordable $10. A spectacular new site-specific work combining ...

Brian Wood, Max Razdow, and John Newman in “Spin Zero” at Novella Gallery

image-5722Henry Corbin wrote that cognitive imagination functions directly as an organ of knowledge, “just as real as – if not more real than – the sense organs. By developing this faculty we can overcome the divorce between thinking and being.” . In Spin Zero, Novella Gallery presents three artists – Brian Wood, Max Razdow, and John Newman – whose works ...

“And the winner is….” at Figureworks

image-5718 George Spencer with Joe Brown, Vincent Campanella, James Carlin, Laurent Casimir, John Fenton, Eugene Higgins, Lee Jackson, Russell Patterson, Nathan Rapoport, Johannes Schiefer, Lois Williams Guest Curator: Alison Lowery September 6 – October 5, 2014 Reception:  Friday, September 12th from 6-9PM with Williamsburg Every 2nd Friday -  when all galleries stay open late Musical performance by Paul Buffa and Nicholas Grodsky, featuring ...

“Human Investigation” by James Chan

image-5712 Artist: James Chan Artist Statement: To discover who we are as humans has probably never been an easy task and in the chaos that is modern society, where technology creates new ways of communication and interaction, there is potential for individual voices to be drowned out. I created my own words, which ...
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