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Open Call to Artists: “Selfie” an exhibition of self-portraits

image-7344CALL TO ARTISTS! selfieselfportrait@gmail.com The Schelfhaudt Gallery has a special opportunity for artists to express themselves…literally! We are assembling a show of self-portraits. During her lifetime, Frida Kahlo created some 200 paintings, 55 of which are self-portraits. When asked why she painted so many self-portraits, Frida replied: 'Because I am so often alone...because I am ...

Of an Urban Nature a +1+1 Production at Theodore:Art

image-7304 Of an Urban Nature a +1+1 Production at Theodore:Art October 28 - November 13, 2016 Opening Reception: 6-9pm, Friday, October 28 with a performance by Black Lake Organized by artist collective +1+1, “Of an Urban Nature” presents a dynamic take on what it means to balance urbanity and the natural environment. A dynamic experiment in ...

Simon Dinnerstein at the Park Slope-Windsor Terrace Open Studio

image-7300 Simon Dinnerstein Park Slope-Windsor Terrace Open Studio 415 First Street, Brooklyn, between 6th and 7th Avenue Saturday, November 12  -  Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 12 - 6 PM Simon Dinnerstein is an American figurative artist, best known for his masterwork. The Fulbright Triptych.  In addition to 28 one-man  exhibitions,  Simon Dinnerstein is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Germany ...

“True Cuts” by Grace Lang at Gristle Tattoo

image-7274 “True Cuts” refers to the most vulnerable parts of us, the places where our insides creep out through the skin. The cut, or wound, has long been an important image in Grace’s work both for its immediate visual impact and its metaphoric possibilities. Instantly recognized, a cut is a tangible ...

Mike Sorgatz at Gowanus Open Studios

image-7252 Saturday and Sunday, October 15-16 from 12 to 6pm TI Art Studios will be participating in next weekend’s Gowanus Open Studio event with over 60 artists opening their doors to the public, it’s a great opportunity to get a “behind the scenes” view of how and where an artist works. This ...

The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Fall Exhibitions

image-7155 Whatever “Brooklyn is”, the effect on its residents is palpable. It becomes a part of anyone who has lived here and it, in turn, becomes the best of all who have lived here.   It is both a reality and an abstract state of mind.  Where does this lead-in lead you?  Hopefully, ...

Art Talk: Kira Nam Greene

image-7136 Tuesday, September 13th, 6:30pm RSVP: trestle@brooklynartspace.org $5 suggested donation Kira Nam Greene’s work explores female sexuality, desire and control through lush still-life paintings of food, surrounded by complex patterns and abstract designs. Imbuing the feminist legacies of Pattern and Decoration Movement with transnational/multicultural patterns, Greene creates colorful paintings that are unique combinations of realism and abstraction, ...