Thursday evening November 19th was a busy night of art openings in Chelsea despite the torrential downpours that bathed Manhattan, but none more significant than the Suzanne LaFleur Exhibition opening reception at the Hollis Taggart Gallery at 521 West 26th Street. Attended wall-to-wall, canvas-to-canvas by lovers of abstract expressionism at its best, LaFleur's meteoric rise among art critics and collectors alike has established her as one of the preeminent artists of her generation in the genre. Scroll down for photos from the event!
The Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden welcomes more than 100 VIP supporters to Palm Beach County's oldest and largest botanical garden for a preview of the largest exhibition in its 30-year history, NATURE CONNECTS: ART WITH LEGO BRICKS. Scroll down for photos!
Blue: Alchemy of a Colour will explore the meaning and history of the colour blue through highly detailed textiles, ceramics, and exquisite works on paper from the 7th century to the present in a new exhibition at NGV International. Check out a first look below!
Sixteen visual arts students from Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts have been selected as prizewinners in the 2015 Embracing Our Differences competition, sponsored by the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and Human Understanding, Inc. The winning works will be exhibited from October 28 to November 8 at the South Ocean Middle School, 225 South Ocean Avenue in Patchogue, Long Island.
The first major gallery exhibition of the NYC fall art season opened at The Cavalier Gallery with a seminal show entitled American Realism: Past and Present on Thursday, October 22nd. Over 100 guests including collectors, critics, and many of the featured artists attended the opening night wine reception at the Cavalier's stunning and expansive fourth floor space at 3 West 57th Street. Scroll down for photos from the opening festivities!
The Columbus Museum of Art opened their new wing to friends, family, and all of central Ohio beginning on October 22 with a free Community Grand Opening on October 25. Check out some of the celebration photos below!
Actor, director and scriptwriter Arthur Elbakyan will present new paintings at his award-winning solo performance MY INSANE SHAKESPEARE, winner of the 2014 United Solo and Backstage Magazine Audience Award, in New York City's Theatre Row this November. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the works!
Sunday 20 September 2015 marked the 160th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, a pivotal moment in the building's history as it secured its permanent home.
BROADWAY LEGACY is a photographic and editorial exhibition that boldly celebrates African American achievement in the Broadway industry. Broadway vets Carly Hughes and Grasan Kingsberry are the latest to be highlighted - check out their portraits below!
With recurring themes of life and mortality, Australian painter Erin Smith's exhibition at Amy Li Projects, The Right Place At The Right Time, marks the progress she's made as an artist since the last time she was shown by gallerist Amy Li, who says Smith has been focusing on creating backgrounds first, and then adding images on the foreground. Check out some of the projects below!
This collaborative exhibition with the National Gallery of Art, Washington charts for the very first time the development across Europe of metalpoint through six centuries from Leonardo to the present day. The show presents a unique gathering of around 100 of the best examples of metalpoint loaned from collections across the globe and also highlights the remarkable graphic holdings of works held in the British Museum. Spanning across centuries and countries, this exhibition is the first to look at the whole history of a technique, providing both an introduction to the medium and seeking to explain the longevity of metalpoint as an art form.
Art Southampton opens next week with a VIP reception on Thursday, July 9th from 7:30-10 p.m. and will be on view through Monday, July 13th. McNeill Art Group will be showing at Booth AS38, featuring artists Adriana Carvalho, Lori Cuisinier, Tapp Francke, Jason Hacknwerth, Jeff Muhs, and Charles Wildbank. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of their work!
Dozens of artists, former colleagues, and community members came out to celebrate the work of former Mercer County Community College (MCCC) professors Mel Leipzig and the late Lou Draper during “Trenton Makes: Art and Artists in Trenton,” held on Father's Day, June 21, at MCCC's Trenton Campus. Scroll down for photos!
Jack Goodman will present a selection from his extensive portfolio of images. The prolific Middlebury photographer has been taking pictures for 65 years around the United States and Canada but has found that digital photography has inspired him to capture more images in the last three years than in the previous decades. Images include landscapes, still life and architectural themes, including both color and black and white prints. The exhibition will be on display from May 15 - June 27, 2015, with an artist's reception set for Friday, May 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Goodman's work!
On April 25, Council Member Margaret Chin and other local officials joined the South Street Seaport Museum to kick off a new season of programming on the institution's historic vessels. The all-day event drew several thousand visitors to the Seaport and more than doubled active membership for the South Street Seaport Museum. Opening Day at Pier 16 included a range of free and family-friendly activities and tours. Scroll down for photos!
Last week the National YoungArts Foundation took over Manhattan offering approximately 120 aspiring artists (actors, dancers, designers, cinematagraphers, musicians, photographers, singers, visual artists and writers, all ages 15 - 18) the life changing opportunity to participate in more than 50 master classes, as well as studio visits, workshops and tours. Scroll down for photos from throughout the week!
Actress Sienna Miller, who recently closed Roundabout Theatre Company's remounting of CABARET at Studio 54 as the production's final Sally Bowles, is the latest featured artist of The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York Stage. Scroll down for her portraits!
Aria Art Gallery is proud to show in its spaces of Borgo SS Apostoli, a new and exciting solo exhibition of works by the internationally acclaimed hyper realist sculptor American artist Carole A. Feuerman - Shapes of Reality. The show will be open April 30th and run through June 20th. The show is curated by Antonio D'Amico of the renowned Aria Art Gallery, Florence Italy. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Feuerman's work!
From April 28 to September 27, 2015, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today, an exhibition thatconsiders the notable contributions of women to modernism in postwar visual culture. In the 1950s and '60s, an era when painting, sculpture and architecture were dominated by men, women had extensive impact in alternative materials such as textiles, ceramics and metals. Largely unexamined in major art historical surveys, due to either their gender or their choice of materials, these pioneering women achieved success and international recognition, establishing a model of professional identity for future generations. Check out a sample of the artwork, including photographs, sculptures and more, below!
Lynn Mayocole, sculptor and Board President of ATOA and Andy Moerlin, sculptor and half of 'Myth Maker' organized a vibrant panel of working sculptors and arts presenters to discuss how today's art experience is no longer confined to the museum/gallery model. Cities, communities, neighborhoods and private developers have all invited artists into their spaces. These exhibitions include paintings, sculptures, performance art and digital/projection pieces. Scroll down for photos from the panel!
The creative talents of Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) students will be on display at this year's 'Visual Arts Student Exhibition' at The MCCC Gallery from Monday, April 20 through Friday, May 8. The show is free and open to the public. The Gallery is located on the second floor of the college's Communications Building on the West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. An Opening Reception is set for Wednesday, April 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Scroll down for a sneak peek!