April, 2011

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Cat Del Buono

image-19831)”Your Face Here,” 2010. This interactive video/sculpture aims to incite viewers to examine the cultural constraints put upon their self-image, to question our definition of feminine beauty, and to encourage a dialogue about excessive and unnecessary surgery, implants, and augmentation. 2) “Peel/Pluck/Primp,” 2010. This video piece examines the tactics women go through to obtain beauty....

Recession Art Show Opens Tonight

image-1979APRIL 30 – MAY 8 OPENING PARTY APRIL 30 6pm to Midnight “How do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset value?” - Fed Chair, Alan Greenspan, December 1996 Former Chairman Greenspan’s rhetorical question catalyzed worldwide economic slumps, and “irrational exuberance” became a symbol of the overvalued markets that preceded the current recession....

Bushwick Open Studios 2011 Registration Deadline May 1

image-1974Bushwick Open Studios 2011 June 3-5, 2011 – Celebrating 5 Years REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED until MAY 1ST! Anyone can register for Bushwick Open Studios! You do not have to live or work in Bushwick (although most participants do), and you don’t have to make one type of work or another, or even any type of...

Working Together at SUGAR

image-1969 SUGAR is pleased to present Working together 4.30.11 - 6.11.11 opening reception April 30, 6-9 pm artworks by Peter Fagundo Doug Young The likelihood of explaining this exhibition in a nut shell, so as to understand the pairing of these two artists artworks, is unlikely. As Rudi Fuchs was once overheard saying before an exhibition 'You can't explain ...

Screwball Spaces Open Studio

image-1929The artist community of Screwball Spaces is please to announce it’s spring 2011 Open Studio Weekend. Saturday 4/30 and Sunday 5/1 12noon to 6pm Emerging and established artists in one convenient, fun location will open their studios to the public. Paintings, drawings, photography,sculpture, mixed media and a few things that ...

Juxtaposed Group Show at Muriel Guépin Gallery

image-1923 Muriel Guépin Gallery presents 'Juxtaposed' a group show featuring the artwork of Beatrice Coron and Robert Szot. Béatrice Coron's paper cut images tell stories inventing situations, cities and worlds which all have their own logic and patterns. These compositions include memories, associations of words, ideas, observations and thoughts that unfold in ...

Cecelia Rembert

image-1914 Artist Statement I make paintings, usually medium to large, with oil paint, and occasional other materials. Over time, I have developed a personal visual language that I use to communicate and to evoke. My paintings occupy the role of vessel for ideas and emotions: akin to keeping a diary. They are ...

Landscape of Memories at Muriel Guepin Closing April 10

image-1910 SILK IS SOFT: LIFE IS HARD Site-specific Installation, 2011 Sheila Goloborotko Hand-cut aluminum, paper (covered with shellac and paint), and linoleum (Created for exhibition with Muriel Guépin Gallery) a bit about the silk worm moth I have long been fascinated, not only by how silk is made, but by how we as human beings discovered the ...

Eric LoPresti: Different Country at Like the Spice Gallery

image-1903 The American landscapes that Eric LoPresti depicts in his new paintings and drawings is, despite the soft hues with which he often inflects it, one that consistently reflects a 'dark center'. Maintaining his established focus on the physical and psychological aftermath of the Cold War, LoPresti renders landscapes bearing the ...