Where to go gallery hopping in New York.
by Miriam Schulman.
|Summer Butterfly Swirls by Miriam Schulman|
The Chelsea Art Walk is this Thursday, July 28, 2001 with over 125 participating galleries! Chelsea’s second annual summer evening of extended hours and special events is free and open to the public.Where does one start? Here is a guide to some great finds. The evening is from 5-8 or you can visit the galleries at the their regular viewing hours.
Jill Greenberg: Glass Ceiling
Clampart 521-531 West 25th Street (cross: 10th Ave)
thru August 19th
Giant, juicy and kaleidoscopic images depict women submerged or surfacing in stilettos through candy colored waters. The series was inspired by a commercial assignment the well known photographer received that involved photographing Olympic athletes wearing heels. In addition to these luscious surreal underwater photographs are Greenberg’s most recent animal series which include fantastical portraits of horses.
Summer hours: Tuesday – Friday 11am – 6pm, Saturdays by appointment
Exhibition open until August 19
La Carte D’Après Nature
Matthew Marks Gallery
522 W 22 Street, New York
July 19 – October 8, 2011
|René Magritte, L’Univers Démasqué (The Universe Unmasked), 1932,
Oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 36 1/4 inches; 73 x 92 cm
Opening: Tuesday, July 19, 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Rarely seen paintings by Rene Magritte accompanied by a wide range of photographs and sculptures curated by Thomas Demand.
Tuesday through Saturday
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
JEREMY STENGER: New Work
531 W. 36th Steet, nr 10th Avenue
Through July 30, 2011
Jeremy Stenger’s second one-person exhibition at Hosfelt Gallery features new paintings that expand Stenger’s rich colorful paintings inspired by everything from antique textiles to the pattern on the artist’s pillowcase.
Summer hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10-6
Pretty on the Inside
293 Tenth Avenue, at 27th St.
through August 19th
|Peter Saul, 1964
colored pencil and ink on paper
27 1/2 x 34 1/4 inches, 69.9 x 87 cm
Erik Parker and street artist KAWS have organized this exhibition showcasing works by seven artists, including themselves, who make subversive and ironic works while borrowing imagery from cartoons and comics. This is a fun exhibition that even your cranky and cynical teenager will enjoy.
Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm
The concrete jungle of Chelsea and New York City:
PS Where do you eat in Chelsea?
try Gascogne, on 8th, b/t 17th &18th has a back garden to sit in.
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