Weekend Round-up

Flowers and chocolate may be a tad bit overdone, but here are some Valentines Day date worthy shows to stroll over the upcoming long weekend. Click through the slideshow.

David Brown- Urban Scrawl

David Brown

Urban Scrawl

On View Tue Feb 02 – Sat Feb 27

The Painting Center

547 W 27th St.

In his latest series of paintings, David Brown explores the limits of the encaustic medium while balancing non-representational image and abstract space.

 Black and Blue Image- Anne Elliott, Untitled, 2015. Mixed media and collage on paper, 10.5 x 15 inches.

Martha Edelheit, Anne Elliott, Lannie Hart, Nana Olivas, Eleonora Tammes, Gayle Tanaka

Black and Blue

On View Thu Feb 04 – Sun Feb 28

SOHO20 Gallery 

56 Bogart Street

The exhibition’s title is a common referent to a contusion that exists below the surface of the skin – one that can be visible, but often does not accurately relay the depth of injury that had taken place. Likewise, the metaphoric use of these two colors is deeply embedded in our language as a signifier for the residue of a masked trauma – both physical and emotional

 Qiana Mestrich

Qiana Mestrich

Hard To Place

On View Sat Feb 06 – Tue Mar 15

37 Greenpoint Ave

Hard to Place traces the journey of an orphan boy of Nigerian and Irish descent growing up in 1960s/70s London. Combining confidential government documentation, archival photographs, personal possessions and documentary images, this series reveals the social and moral forces that denied Joseph his birthright to a family while imagining an alternate (albeit uncertain) narrative.

 Vanessa Prageur

Vanessa Prager


On View Tue Jan 26 – Mon Feb 29

The Hole

312 Bowery

Prager’s thickly layered, oil portraits show you voyeurism in a never before seen light.


Andrew Esiebo, Sabelo Mlangeni, Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Musa N. Nxumalo, and Thabiso Sekgala

Close to Home: New Photography from Africa

On View Thu Feb 04 – Sat Apr 23

The Walther Collection Project Space

526 W 26th St.

Vividly documenting the flawed beauty of everyday life, the five young photographers in Close to Home represent a powerful new vision of portrait photography in Africa.

 Women in Illustration Yuko Shimizu et al

Group Show

Women in Illustration

On View Sat Feb 06 – Thu Mar 03

SVA Gramercy Gallery

209 E 23rd St.

Representing nine artists from the New York City area, “Women in Illustration” showcases work by women who, in the words of the curators, “are all acknowledged forces in a world once thought to be male dominated.”

Sally Smart the choreography of cutting

Sally Smart

The Choreography of Cutting (The Pedagogical Puppet Projects)

On View Sat Jan 30 – Sat Mar 12

Postmasters Gallery

54 Franklin St.

Smart, one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists – is recognized for her large cut-out assemblage installations and increasingly her use of performance and video.

Peter Fischli David Weiss

Peter Fischli David Weiss

How to Work Better

On View Fri Feb 05 – Wed Apr 20

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Ave

From 1979 to 2012, Swiss artists Peter Fischli (b. 1952) and David Weiss (1946–2012) collaborated on a body of work that offers a deceptively casual meditation on how we perceive everyday life. Through a witty “misuse” of cultural genres—from low-budget Hollywood movies and picture-postcard views to the art historical notion of the readymade—they transformed the ordinary into something decisively not.

Nancy Grossman, Gunhead (1991), National Academy Museum, New York


Contemporary Highlights from the Collection

On View Thu Feb 04 – Sun May 08

National Academy Museum

1083 Fifth Ave

Drawn entirely from the National Academy’s permanent collection, Contemporary Highlights from the Collection serves as a continuation of An American Collection, and features pieces gifted by artists from the mid-1960s through the mid-2000s, including works by Louise Bourgeois, Robert Motherwell and Carrie Mae Weems, among others.

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