Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The gallery will be open by appointment only from June 28 - Sept. 13th
"Spreading Out", acrylic on linen by Edward Evans
We will be open & participating in the Chelsea Art Walk on July 28th, 5-8pm with:
Group Exhibition of selected gallery artists
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW YORK – Please join us on Thursday, July 28, 2011 from 5 to 8 p.m. for the second annual Chelsea Art Walk, a cooperative event organized by the neighborhood's galleries and art institutions.
Last year the free, self-guided, public event attracted hundreds of residents and visitors to explore the dynamic arts community offered by internationally acclaimed galleries. Chelsea Art Walk generated buzz and traffic to Chelsea on an otherwise quiet summer evening.
More than 125 galleries and institutions participating in Chelsea Art Walk 2011 will be open for extended hours, artist talks, receptions, and other special events to showcase the vibrancy of the summer arts scene in Chelsea, while local sponsors will offer food and drink specials throughout the evening. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the newly opened second section of the High Line, which extends through Chelsea from 14th Street to 30th Street.
A venue map will be provided by the M Chelsea art map, published by the M magazine, online at intheArtworld.com.The Exhibitionist iPhone/iPad app, available for free download through iTunes, will map out participating locations, display photos of the exhibitions, and highlight special events.
Live performances: • Monya Rowe Gallery: Autodrone plays dark atmospheric art punk, for fans of shoegaze, industrial, post punk, and all music which surprises, delights, wounds and heals the human spirit. – 7 p.m. • Freight + Volume: Genevieve White performs in conjunction with the exhibition "Migration" – 7 p.m. • RARE Gallery: An acoustic performance of "experimental pop sound" – 7 p.m.
Screenings: Horton Gallery: "Miroslav Tichý: Tarzan Retired," a film by Miroslav Tichý and Roman Buxbaum (ongoing)
Activities: • Porter / Contemporary: Visit a "A Portrait Apart" and have your own Polaroid portraits made • Bertrand Delacroix Gallery: Win a Marcel Duchamp portrait in a raffle to benefit the CUE Art Foundation • Pavel Zoubok Gallery: "Money ... what's it worth to you?" with Mark Wagner, who will cut up dollar bills for souvenirs • Meulensteen: Coolhaus Ice Cream Truck unveils their new Buckminster Fuller-inspired ice cream sandwich at the gallery's Buckminster Fuller exhibition • Nicholas Robinson Gallery: Ping-pong
Artist/Curator Talks: • Margaret Thatcher Projects: gallery talk with Erin Brown, curator of "w h i t e - h o t" – 5:30 p.m. • BLANK SPACE: artist talk and reception – 6 p.m. • Fischbach Gallery: discussion of the exhibition "Shine" with guest artists and reception – 6 p.m. • Phoenix Gallery: Han Beck will talk about his work " Wearing a Brooch & Sharing the ideas" – 6:30 p.m. • Sputnik Gallery: artist talk with Sasha Maslov – 6:30 p.m. • 1500 Gallery: "An Overview of Contemporary Brazilian Photography," curatorial talk by Andrew S. Klug – 7 p.m. • Priska C. Juschka Fine Art: join artist Dannielle Tegeder for a tour the exhibition "Silver Bullet" – 7 p.m. • Alan Klotz Gallery: artist talk and book signing with Harvey Stein – 7:15 p.m.
Book events and special receptions at Gallery 307, ACA Galleries, De Buck Gallery, Churner & Churner, ClampArt, Asya Geisberg Gallery, Hasted Kraeutler, Jim Kempner Fine Art, Von Lintel Gallery, Lombard-Fried Projects, Flomenhaft Gallery, Claire Oliver Gallery, Praxis International Art, SOHO2O Chelsea Gallery, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Vogt Gallery, Witzenhausen Gallery, Rick Wester Fine Art, and David Zwirner. For more information, visit www.artwalkchelsea.com/events.
For a complete list of exhibitions and events, visit www.artwalkchelsea.com or follow Chelsea Art Walk on Facebook at facebook.com/chelseaartwalk.
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Monday, June 20, 2011
"Exploring the Original West Village"
a new book by Alfred Pommer & Eleanor Winters
Join us for a book signing and reception:
Thursday June 23rd, 6-9pm in the gallery
"Abingdon Square", cover oil painting by Leendert van der Pool
About the authors:
Alfred Pommer is a New York City Licensed Guide who has been giving public and private walking tours focusing on history and architecture in New York City's diverse neighborhoods for over 20 years. A New York City native, he holds a degree in labor studies and retired in 1991 from the New York City Parks Department to devote himself to his tours full time. Since then he has been researching and improving each tour to bring his knowledge and stories to numerous groups, institutions and individuals who have embarked on his journeys around these Manhattan neighborhoods.
For more info visit Alfred's website: www.nycwalk.com
Eleanor Winters is a native of Brooklyn, NY who has been exploring New York City on foot for several decades. She is a commercial and fine artist specializing in calligraphy which she teaches in Europe and the United States. Eleanor lives half of the year in Brooklyn and the other half in Paris. Having authored 5 books on calligraphy, her collaboration with Alfred was a perfect fit. She holds a master's in art from New York University and is represented by Franklin 54 Gallery + Projects for her calligraphy quilt collage works.
For more about Eleanor visit her website: www.eleanorwinters.com
"Exploring the Original West Village" is published by The History Press, Charleston, SC
On view in the gallery:
Paintings, prints & photographs of the West Village by Sharon Florin, Alfred Pommer, Leendert van der Pool and Calligraphy Quilt Collages by author Eleanor Winters