September, 2011

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Context\Contrast: New Architecture in Historic Districts at the Brooklyn Historical Society

image-2590Image: 43 Love Lane, 1999, DeLaCour and Ferrara Architects. Photo: Elizabeth Felicella. Brooklyn Historical Society presents the opening of the exhibition Context\Contrast: New Architecture in Historic Districts, 1967 to Present on Thursday, October 6, 6-8 p.m. Members are welcome to arrive early for the Members-only Preview at 5 p.m. This exhibition opening is free and...

Artist Profile: Stephanie Serpick

image-2571Artist Statement My work has continually been about constructing imagined environments that delve into the dark inner reaches of the mind, conveying a sense of romantic melancholy and isolation. Through specific color choices and deliberate composition, I create spaces that point to the gothic and eerie—the darker sides of personality—while still calling to mind the...

Nathan Kensinger: The Forgotten City at Bring to Light Festival

image-2561Nathan Kensinger: The Forgotten City Consisting of 50 photographs taken between 2007 and 2011, The Forgotten City documents the hidden rooms and passages of the Greenpoint Terminal warehouses. Having survived a catastrophic fire in 2006, few visitors to the area have ever seen the interior of the Terminal complex. Built in 1890, this set of...

Dumbo Arts Festival This Weekend

image-2551Each year the DUMBO Arts Festival seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline. The DUMBO Arts Festival attracts 200,000 visitors over 3 days with the participation of over...

GIMME SHELTER at Kunsthalle Galapagos

image-2540GIMME SHELTER at Kunsthalle Galapagos Featuring: Hannah Smith Allen Caleb Brown Matthew Conradt Eric LoPresti Kenneth Millington Jacob Rhodes Friday September 23 – Sunday October 9, 2011 Opening Reception Saturday Sept. 24th 6-9pm Gallery Hours: Thu, Fri & Sun 1-6pm Described by Rolling Stones’ lead singer Mick Jagger as an “apocalyptic, end-of-the-world song,” their 1969...

BAC Gallery Presents: Caroline Mak, Chain Reaction

image-2530Detail of found objects to be included in Chain Reaction, photo courtesy of the artist. BAC GALLERY PRESENTS: CAROLINE MAK, CHAIN REACTION September 23, 2011 – January 6, 2012 This new 25 foot long, site-specific wall installation was created specifically for BAC Gallery. A seemingly mundane object, a potted plant, initiates a series of chain...

Migration at Proteus Gowanus

image-2507Worldwide, human migration is accelerating at a pace that makes the migratory patterns of the industrial revolution look trivial. These changes of course affect the migratory creatures with whom we share the planet: birds and beasts, microorganisms and the ideas or memes that travel like lightening across continents and, like live creatures, require care and...