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MARCH MADNESS Opening Reception at Fort Gansevoort Thursday, 3/16MARCH MADNESS Opening Reception at Fort Gansevoort Thursday, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

March Madness is the second of two exhibitions that focus on the cultural of sport as represented in the visual arts. Curated by the duo, Hank Willis Thomas and Adam Shopkorn, this year's exhibition centers on the realm of athleticism from the perspective of women. The show features a roster of 30 artists, all women, whose artwork subvert masculine archetypes, and challenge more docile notions of femininity by highlighting the qualities of strength, fitness and agility that are characteristic of physical skill and capability. These aesthetic observations of the physical form become metaphors by which to consider broader issues about empowerment, gender roles, beauty, politics, labor, popular-culture - as well as ethnic and racial histories. (more...)

Kathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo to be Masters of Ceremony at New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas GalaKathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo to be Masters of Ceremony at New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

New York Live Arts 2017 Live Ideas Gala, co-chaired by Sarah Arison, Slobodan Randjelovic, and Jon Stryker and with award-winning actors Kathleen Turner and Delroy Lindo as masters of ceremony, pays tribute to Live Arts' annual Live Ideas Festival. The Gala will take place at the Highline Ballroom, located at 431 W 16th Street, New York City on Monday, April 3 with a cocktail reception at 6:30pmfollowed by the dinner and program at 7:15pm. (more...)

Stephen Petronio, Yvonne Rainer, Steve Paxton & Anna Halprin Set for BLOODLINES at The JoyceStephen Petronio, Yvonne Rainer, Steve Paxton & Anna Halprin Set for BLOODLINES at The Joyce
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

In 2015, Stephen Petronio Company culminated its 30th anniversary 2014-15 season with a transformation: the launch of Bloodlines, which began with Merce Cunningham's iconic RainForest (1968) and Trisha Brown's proscenium masterpiece Glacial Decoy (1979). (more...)

FEMINIST FEMININE Now on View at Nohra Haime GalleryFEMINIST FEMININE Now on View at Nohra Haime Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Feminist Feminine, an impressive display of women artists and converging cultures spanning from the 1960s and '70s to present day, opened at Nohra Haime Gallery last month and will be on view through March 4, 2017. (more...)

Hauser & Wirth Presents SERIALITIES, 2/15-4/8Hauser & Wirth Presents SERIALITIES, 2/15-4/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Beginning 15 February, Hauser & Wirth will present 'Serialities,' a group exhibition organized with Olivier Renaud-Clement which examines notions of seriality and repetition, and ways in which artists explore linear and non-linear narratives through iterations. (more...)

SUU Professor to Speak on the 'Un-Selfie' for Distinguished Faculty LectureSUU Professor to Speak on the 'Un-Selfie' for Distinguished Faculty Lecture
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

On Thursday, February 2nd at 11:30 a.m. Dr. Andrew Marvick will be delivering Southern Utah University's annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture which he has entitled, 'Un-Selfies: The Dissolution of Identity in 20th and 21st Century Art,' in the Gilbert Great Hall of SUU's Hunter Conference Center. His presentation will be followed by a Q&A, moderated by Dr. Lynn Vartan, and a meet and greet. (more...)

ICP Announces 2017 Infinity Award WinnersICP Announces 2017 Infinity Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The International Center of Photography (ICP), the world's leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, today announced the 2017 honorees of its annual Infinity Awards, widely considered the leading honor for excellence in the field. The 33rd annual ICP Infinity Awards will be held in New York City on the evening of Monday, April 24. (more...)

Hauser & Wirth Announces Winter-Spring 2017 ExhibitionsHauser & Wirth Announces Winter-Spring 2017 Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

For his first exhibition with Hauser & Wirth, American artist Jack Whitten will present new paintings from the series Spatial Dialogues, Quantum Wall, and Portals, as well as new works on paper. (more...)

Stephen Petronio Company Buys 'Crows Nest' Catskill Mountains Property for $1.3 MillionStephen Petronio Company Buys 'Crows Nest' Catskill Mountains Property for $1.3 Million
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

In an act that will secure the Company's legacy and provide a creative home for dance, Stephen Petronio Company has purchased Crows Nest, a 175-acre property in the Catskill Mountains. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Acquires Major Work by Chuck CloseNational Portrait Gallery Acquires Major Work by Chuck Close
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled a large portrait of its former Director Sandy Nairne by Chuck Close, it was announced today, Wed 14 Dec 2016. It is the first portrait by Close to be acquired by the Gallery and the first major work by the American artist to enter a British public collection. (more...)

MoMA Presents NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: ARTISTS HOLIDAY PARTY, 12/16MoMA Presents NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: ARTISTS HOLIDAY PARTY, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

MoMA presents Night at the Museum: Artists Holiday Party, Friday, December 16, 2016 8pm-midnight. (more...)

Madonna Raise Over 7.5 Million Dollars for 'Raising Malawi'Madonna Raise Over 7.5 Million Dollars for 'Raising Malawi'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Madonna's evening of music, art, mischief and performance raised over 7.5 million dollars for the superstar's Raising Malawi foundation during Art Basel on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Faena Forum in Miami Beach, FL. (more...)

Contemporary Art Seen through the Lens of Walter Benjamin's Magnum OpusContemporary Art Seen through the Lens of Walter Benjamin's Magnum Opus
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The writings of Walter Benjamin, the influential German Jewish philosopher and cultural critic, are the basis for a contemporary art exhibition at the Jewish Museum from March 17 through August 6, 2017. The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin will examine themes in the author's magnum opus The Arcades Project via contemporary artworks, in media ranging from photography and video to sculpture and painting, and annotations by poet Kenneth Goldsmith. (more...)

Limited Edition Prints Available For Preorder At NADA Miami Beach, 12/1-4Limited Edition Prints Available For Preorder At NADA Miami Beach, 12/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Available for preorder now through AKArt Advisory, or for purchase December 1 through 4at NADA Miami Beach, artist Philip Smith has produced a set of three photographs in an edition of ten, to benefit Locust Projects. The artist's photographic works-35mm film negatives printed on watercolor paper with archival inks-serve as both memory and ghost-like images reminiscent of Smith's childhood, filled with seances and talking spirits. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nassau County Museum of Arts' New Photo ExhibitPhoto Flash: First Look at Nassau County Museum of Arts' New Photo Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2016

Through March 5, 2017, all of Nassau County Museum of Art's galleries are devoted to the art of photography. On view in the Main Galleries on the first floor are two exhibitions drawn from the collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts (KIA), Kalamazoo, Michigan: 'Ansel Adams: Sight and Feeling' and 'Light Works: 100 Years of Photos.' On view in the Second Floor Galleries is 'New Photos: Long Island Collects,' important photographic works of the last half century from private Long Island art collections. (more...)

New Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy Unveil Adelaide Festival 2017 ProgrammeNew Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy Unveil Adelaide Festival 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The debut Adelaide Festival from Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy will mark a return to artistic works on a grand scale, with epic opera, theatrical spectacle under the stars and the biggest and most ambitious Festival hub in the event's history all set to dazzle in the 2017 program. (more...)

Japan Society Gallery Benefit Auction to Feature 43 Lots with Sugimoto, Yoshitoshi, Simon Starling & MoreJapan Society Gallery Benefit Auction to Feature 43 Lots with Sugimoto, Yoshitoshi, Simon Starling & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

For its third year running, the 2016 Japan Society Gallery Benefit Auction showcases the dynamism of visual creativity from Japan or inspired by its rich artistic heritage. Pre-event online bidding begins October 19 at Artsy.net and live and silent auctions will be held at Japan Society's landmarked Junzo Yoshimura-designed headquarters on 47th Street, New York City, on November 2. (more...)

Molly Ringwald to Lead TERMS OF ENDEARMENT Off-Broadway This FallMolly Ringwald to Lead TERMS OF ENDEARMENT Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Stage and screen vet Molly Ringwald will play Aurora Greenway in TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, which is coming to the stage for the first time in the US at 59E59 Theaters. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Dominique Le?vy is pleased to announce the gallery's exclusive collaboration with the Archivio Carol Rama in the United States and United Kingdom; the gallery is proud to work with Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, who will continue to represent the Archivio, maintaining their role in tirelessly furthering Rama's legacy and reputation. Rama's iconoclastic practice holds a singular place in the history of twentieth-century art. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Dominique Levy is pleased to announce the gallery's exclusive collaboration with the Archivio Carol Rama in the United States and United Kingdom; the gallery is proud to work with Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, who will continue to represent the Archivio, maintaining their role in tirelessly furthering Rama's legacy and reputation. Rama's iconoclastic practice holds a singular place in the history of twentieth-century art. Although subject to censorship and marginalization during her lifetime due to the highly subversive nature of her work, Rama has been celebrated in recent years as a key avant-garde figure in the development of both abstraction and figuration from 1930s onward. (more...)

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