Time was when galleries wound down in summer months. Not so in NoHo NYC. Summer arts are plentiful from Fine Art to Performance Art…
Summer Arts at The Aicon Gallery, Abir Karmakar | Uncanny Space
35 Great Jones St., New York NY 10012
July 23 – September 5, 2015
Press & V.I.P. Preview: Thursday, July 23, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Uncanny Space, an exhibition of new works by Abir Karmakar dealing with issues of voyuerism, privacy and paranoia in a post-Edward Snowden world.
Summer Arts at The Hole, 312 Bowery, through July 26, 2014
PSQUIRMOUR Holton Rower
Not A Painting Adam Parker Smith, Andrew McNay, Bob Eikelboom, Colin Oulighan, Evan Robarts, Evie Falci, Ezra Tessler, Gabriel Pionkowski, Martha Friedman, Nick Theobald Radamés, Juni Figueroa, Will Stewart.
“Not A Painting” is an exhibit of emerging artists who make what cannot literally be called paintings. With an expansive array of materials they construct artworks that hang on the wall and have the logic of a painting but that do not use paint on canvas.
Summer Arts at LaMama Archives
The La MaMa Archives houses records that chronicle the theater’s 50-plus-year institutional history, and documents the development of Off-Off-Broadway theater; queer, African American, Asian American, Native American, Latino and international theater forms; and experimental theater practices of various kinds. It contains approximately 10,000 unique items in a range of formats, including posters, programs, scripts, costumes, puppets, masks, musical instruments, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials.
They are in the process of developing a searchable catalog of holdings to facilitate research and access. The catalog will be made available to the public as soon as possible; until then please contact Archives Director Ozzie Rodriguez at (212) 260-2471 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, or to arrange a visit.
Summer Arts at The New Museum, 235 Bowery
Sarah Charlesworth: Doubleworld
Now on view through September 20, 2015
Her influential body of work deconstructed the conventions of photography and gave emphasis to the medium’s importance in mediating our perception of the world. Charlesworth’s practice bridged the incisiveness of 1970s Conceptual art and the illuminating image-play of the later-identified “Pictures Generation.”
Albert Oehlen: Home and Garden
Now on view through September 13, 2015
In the 1970s, Oehlen studied in Hamburg with Sigmar Polke and joined the circle of artists associated with the painter Jörg Immendorff. He came to prominence in Germany in the early 1980s alongside his friends and frequent collaborators Werner Büttner, Georg Herold, and Martin Kippenberger, participating in a general return to painting taking place internationally at the time.
Awake and Sing!: Considered Clifford Odets’s finest play, AWAKE AND SING! premiered on Broadway in 1935, performed by the Group Theater. It is the story of the Bergers, a lower middle class, three-generation Jewish family living in a Bronx apartment during the Depression. Odets described it as “a struggle for life amid petty conditions,” capturing a frenetic, pressured existence in this crowded dwelling with robust authenticity.
Summer Arts at The Sheen Center Gallery, through August 30
20 Bleecker St.
FELIX OSIEMI – TRANSPOSITION
Artist Statement: These works are informed by interactions and studies that cut across the spiritual and secular. I integrated African textiles and symbols like Bogolanfini fabric, Ankara, Adinkra, and other elements as part of a continuum in my art making process to sustain an inquiry into my identity.
Summer Arts at SubCulture, Jason Robert Brown
August 15, September 11, October 1, November 2
A new concert series curated by the renowned Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, and director, Jason Robert Brown. Each unique performance will incorporate an eclectic mix of material, featuring music from throughout his acclaimed career, along with new works in development. Plus, there’s always the possibility of some very special guests stopping by to join Jason….
Summer Arts at ZURCHER, through July 25th
33 Bleecker St.,
Huang Rui – Language Color
Zürcher Gallery, New York is honored to present Huang Rui’s first Solo exhibition in the United States. Huang Rui (Born in Beijing, 1952) is one of China’s most highly regarded artists. He was a founding member of the Chinese avant-garde group the Stars (Xing Xing), which included artists Wang Keping, Ai Weiwei, Ma Desheng, among others and was active from 1979 to 1983. This groundbreaking group of artists was the first active art collective to protest government censorship after the Cultural Revolution.