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Photo Flash: First Look at MAGRITTE: THE MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY, 1926-1938 at The Art Institute of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2014

René Magritte, the playful and provocative Belgian Surrealist who set out to create works that would 'challenge the real world' by making 'everyday objects shriek out loud,' is the focus of a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago: Magritte, The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. The show opens June 24, 2014 and runs through October 13, 2014 in Regenstein Hall. A collaborative effort between three museums, the exhibition will make its final stop at the Art Institute following its premiere at The Museum of Modern Art in New York on September 28, 2013 and its current run at the Menil Collection, Houston. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Eric Zener's Solo Show at Gallery Henoch, Thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2014

Eric Zener's recent paintings will be exhibited at Gallery Henoch from April 24- May 17, 2014. An opening reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, April 26th, from 6-8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Parrish Art Museum's Annual Spring Fling
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2014

Over 350 guests flocked to Watermill for The Parrish Art Museum's annual Spring Fling community party, fundraiser and networking event this Saturday. Perhaps it's cabin fever or simply the thought that summer is a coming, the annual fete draws a crowd of local business professionals that relish the opportunity to greet old friends, share a cocktail with new ones and hit the dance floor all while knowing the importance of the event in raising funds for the Parrish Educational programs. (more...)

BWW Reviews: STRIKING RESEMBLANCE Brings Honest, Insigtful Portraiture to the Zimmerli Museum
by Patrick Kennedy - April 08, 2014

The genre-specific exhibition STRIKING RESEMBLANCE focuses on a difficult artform--the portrait--and reveals moments of enjoyment and enlightenment. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Fashion Institute's ELEGANCE IN AN AGE OF CRISIS Mixes Restraint and Ravishment
by Patrick Kennedy - April 04, 2014

In a new showcase, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology focuses on the high-end dressmaking and tailoring that defined 1930s style. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside The Watermill Center's REFLECTIONS: ART & BEAUTY Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2014

The worlds of art, fashion, design, theater and media came together for “Reflections: Art & Beauty” a one-night- only exhibition of significant contemporary art works to benefit Robert Wilson's internationally acclaimed arts incubator The Watermill Center. Hosted by Sherle Wagner International, the premier source, world-wide, for luxury bath hardware, and bath accessories and the recently launched Fairweather Magazine dedicated to following La Dolce Vita world-wide, the Vernissage drew over 400 guests to the gorgeous showroom. A magnificent sculpture in painted and chromed steel, “Rev. E. Piscapalian Study” by the renowned John Chamberlain towered over attendees as they arrived and were greeted by Evan Geoffroy, CEO, Sherle Wagner, Alexandra Fairweather and Eric Goodman, co-founders Fairweather Magazine and Pinki Patel of The Watermill Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum's Five Exhibitions by Emerging and International Artists
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2014

Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum presents five new curated exhibitions showcasing contemporary work by emerging and internationally recognized artists.Exhibitions will be celebrated at a free reception, Friday, May 9, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the museum courtyard. The reception will feature musical entertainment by Bluesman Mike and The Blues Review Band, light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the art! (more...)

Photo Flash: Student Photography on Display at IN FOCUS, a 2014 Usdan Center Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2014

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (, the nationally acclaimed summer arts day camp once again named a 'Best Camp for 2013' by TimeOutNY/Kids, will present In Focus, a month-long exhibit of student photography now through Friday, April 4th, 2014 in the lobby gallery of 430 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Scroll down to check out some photos of students with their photography! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Spring Brings Outsider Art Fair to New York, May 8-11
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2014

For twenty-one years, the Outsider Art Fair has been the world's foremost annual show of Outsider, Self-Taught, and Folk Art. And for twenty-one years, the Outsider Art Fair took place in winter. In 2014, for the first time, the Fair will take place in the spring, from May 8 - 11 at Chelsea's Center 548, the former home of the Dia Art Foundation, located at 548 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011. These dates coincide with the New York edition of Britain's Frieze Art Fair. (more...)

Photo Flash: Winners Announced for 'Mercer County Artists 2014' Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2014

The local arts community had a chance to meet, greet and enjoy the diverse, colorful and often poignant works of fellow artists at an Awards Reception for “Mercer County Artists 2014” on March 13. The exhibit is on display at the Gallery at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road in West Windsor, through April 3. It features 96 works by 75 artists and includes oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, as well as mixed media collages and sculptures in clay, found art, and recycled materials. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Annual Asia Art Fair Kicks Off Asia Week 2014
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2014

Kicking off Asia Week 2014, the historic Bohemian National Hall (BNH) presented its first annual Asia Art Fair and opened with an elegant private reception on Friday, March 14 for VIP guests to get a first look at the exquisite offerings from 27 of the most prestigious galleries from around the world. Joseph Balaz, President of the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association, presented a $5000 check to the American Fund for Czech and Slovak Leadership Studies at the opening night benefit of the Asia Art Fair. Scroll down for photos from the reception! (more...)

Photo Flash: Artist Cheyenne Randall Re-Imagines Celebrities with Tattoos
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2014

Cheyenne Randall, a Seattle-based artist, has used photoshop to re-imagine many famous people with tattoos. He features these images on his Instagram, @indiangiver, and his Tumblr page, Shopped Tattoos. (more...)

Photo Flash: Renowned Artist Kevin Berlin Ties the Knot with Snow White - First Look!
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

In what appears to be the first ever wedding ceremony at an art fair, the Kevin Berlin, internationally renowned painter and performance who just flew in from Italy, tied the knot with his long-time true love, Snow White. Palm Springs is one of the Nation's most popular and memorable locations for a wedding and honeymoon, the artist selected the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair as the perfect time and setting for the nuptials. Kevin Berlin, the true romantic and ideologically ingenious groom, who is friends with Santa Claus and The Easter Bunny, has courted his adoring bride-to-be for years. Indeed, he has memorialized his passion in several of his works. Check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Pace Gallery Creates a Post-Modernistic Contrast with SOL LEWITT and KEITH SONNIER
by Patrick Kennedy - February 14, 2014

The showcases SOL LEWITT: HORIZONTAL PROGRESSIONS and KEITH SONNIER: ELYSIAN PLAIN AND EARLY WORKS put side-by-side two artists with markedly different techniques and fascinating points of contact. (more...)

Photo Flash: Look Back - Black History Month Double Celebration at Southampton Cultural Center Curated by Tina Andrews
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2014

The multi-talented artist - painter, sculptor, actress, television producer, screenwriter, author and playwright Tina Andrews, currently Playwright in Residence at the Southampton Cultural Center, curated a marvelous exhibition to celebrate Black History Month. (more...)

Photo Flash: East Comes West as Hamptons Artists Shine in Chelsea in SEEKING ENGAGEMENT NSA
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2014

With a new installation organized for acclaimed Chelsea gallery Lyons Wier curator McNeill explores the work of eight East End (Long Island) based artists, Jack Ceglic, Tom Dash, Tapp Francke, Julia Greffenius, Nika Nesgoda, Darius Yektai, Gavin Zeigler and, of course, Jeff Muhs that share an intense investigation of personal identities. 'Seeking Engagement NSA' runs now through February 22, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the opening! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE ARMORY SHOW AT 100 Commemorates Revolutionary Modernist Art
by Patrick Kennedy - February 04, 2014

The New-York Historical Society revisits the 1913 Armory Show, staging a centennial exhibition that raises complex, perhaps inconclusive questions about revolution in the arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: NY's Top Collectors and More Turn Out for Robert Farber Retrospective at Cavalier Gallery
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2014

Over 400 international collectors and prominent figures in art, fashion, beauty and finance flocked to have the first look at an extraordinary survey of four decades of work by famed photographer Robert Farber on Thursday January 30. The show Farberesque: From Pensive to Provocative at 3West57 Project presented by Cavalier Gallery is a fascinating overview of the vast body of work created by the iconic photographer who has influenced scores of the world's leading photographers with his painterly, impressionistic style that allows the viewer to see the subject from a different perspective by creating unique compositions . The show runs through February 26, 2014, 3West57 Project at Cavalier Gallery, 3 West 57th Street, New York (next door to Bergdorf Goodman). Scroll down for photos from the opening event! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kandinsky Headlines an Interdisciplinary Showcase with BLAUE REITER TO THE BAUHAUS
by Patrick Kennedy - January 21, 2014

In a major exhibition, the Neue Galerie explores the collaborative, integrative artworks of abstract painter Vasily Kandinsky. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jewish Museum Reveals the Darkness and Thoughtfulness of Marc Chagall
by Patrick Kennedy - January 14, 2014

The new exhibition CHAGALL: LOVE, WAR, AND EXILE offers a new view of a well-liked modernist painter. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Cavalier Gallery's FARBERESQUE: FROM PENSIVE TO PROVOCATIVE Photography Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2014

Cavalier Gallery has announced Farberesque: From Pensive to Provocative, a solo show by famed photographer Robert Farber covering over four decades of his extraordinary career. Scroll down for a selection of photograph sfrom the exhibition! (more...)

Photo Flash: Introducing lemonTree creations' 2014 RESIDENCY Artists
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2014

As 2014 is rolling in, lemonTree creations has announced the artists selected for its inaugural RESIDENCY Program. Below, check out the amazing artists who will be taking up residency at the studio throughout the year! (more...)

Photo Flash: Split Britches' DESPERATE ARCHIVES Draws Crowds Despite Winter Storm Hercules
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

In spite of Winter Storm Hercules, over 300 well-wishers filled La MaMa's La Galleria, 6 East 1st Street, on Friday, January 3 for the opening of 'Desperate Archives' by Split Britches, the legendary lesbian performance troupe. 'Desperate Archives' is a gallery exhibition in which Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver of Split Britches re-purpose their own archival material from the last 20 years to explore the issues of having, holding, and letting go. Scroll down for photos from the opening! (more...)

Photo Flash: Ron Mueck - Is it Real, or is it Art?
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2013

Ron Mueck is an Australian hyperrealist sculptor working in the United Kingdom. He began his career working on the Australian children's television program Shirl's Neighbourhood. His early career was as a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, notably the film Labyrinth for which he also contributed the voice of Ludo, and the Jim Henson series The Storyteller. Check out some of his amazing work below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the Works of American Sculptor Tony Feher
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2013

A comprehensive survey of the works of American sculptor Tony Feher, this exhibition features key artworks that use everyday objects and found materials in a post-minimalist aesthetic, displaying the richness and complexity of Feher's investigations. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated monograph and reveals Feher's very personal vocabulary developed and refined over the past decades. Organized by Claudia Schmuckli, Director and Chief Curator of Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

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