Volume 17, Number 52 | May 20 - 26, 2005
291 Church Street 212-431-5270 www.apexart.org
social democracy revisited The exhibition proposes that the Nordic discourses on Social Democracy in the Scandinavian countries may have a value in the current international political climate. At the same time, the exhibition highlights artworks that seem to contest this kind of purposefulness. Ultimately then, the exhibition intervenes into the realm between art and politics with the same ambivalence which is so prevalent in the Nordic system. Continues thru April 16.
Art in General
79 Walker Street 212-219-0473 www.artingeneral.org
Cheryl Hazan Gallery
35 North Moore Street 212-343-8964 www.CherylHazan.com
new currents Works by Malcolm Bray, Sumiko Seki and Marilu Datoli Hartnett will be on view thru April 10.
russell sharon New works by Russell Sharon will be on display. Opening reception is Wed., April 13 from 6:30-8:30pm. Continues thru May 10.
176 Franklin Street 212-334-3400 www.dfngallery.com
current shows Recent Paintings by Chuck Connelly and New Paintings & Photography by Robert Selwyn are currently showing. Continues thru Sat., April 9.
The Drawing Center
35 Wooster Street
abstract art 3 x Abstraction, featuring works by Hilma af Klint, Emma Kunz and Agnes Martin, will follow the non-traditional paths of 3 women artists who pursued geometric abstraction. Line drawings from the 1960s - 1980s by Nasreen Mohamedi will also be on view. Gallery talk on the Mohamedi works will be Sat., April 9 at 4pm. Exhibits extend thru May 21.
Museum of American Financial History
28 Broadway www.financialhistory.org
survival of the fittest Exhibit will trace the history of the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 1896 to the present. Thru July 30. Free with $2 museum admission.
making money Exhibition on bank note engraving and the fight against counterfeiting. Thru July 30. Free with $2 museum admission.
Franklin 54 Gallery
54-56 Franklin Street 212-732-0009
sharon bartel-clements A show of new abstract works by Sharon Bartel-Clements influenced by nature and featuring vibrant color, energy and movement. Thru April 30.
Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl Street 212-425-1778 www.FrauncesTavernMuseum.org
Author lecture with landa freeman Landa Freeman, co-editor of the newly released Selected Letters of John Jay and Sarah Livingston Jay will tell the story of Sarah Jay as a daughter, wife, mother, friend and observer of momentous events in American history. Thurs., April 14 at 6:30pm. $6, includes museum admission and refreshments.
heroes Looks at just a few of the many people from diverse backgrounds who joined together to win America's independence. Paintings on exhibit include Henry Hintermeisters The Drill Master, John Ward Dunsmore's The Message from Lexington, and Dennis Mallone Carter's Molly Pitcher at the Battle of Monmouth. Adeline Moses Loeb Gallery. Ongoing.
john jay: a new yorker who changed the nation John Jay was the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court and also the only Founding Father born and raised in New York. He served in all three branches of the Federal government holding more high offices than any other person in our nations early history. This exhibit will highlight his role as a molder of this country, his family, and his farm. Thru June 17.
59 Franklin Street 212-226-6762 www.giganticartspace.com
Palimpsests Works by New York City-based photographer and multimedia artist Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock will be on display investigating the mediums of film and photography by way of straightforward expeditions through cinematic and physical spaces. Continues thru May 1.
Hal Bromm Gallery
90 West Broadway 212-732-6196
Vintage East Village Art In 1984, Hal Bromm Gallery provided early exposure to the growing East Village art movement by organizing Climbing, a major group exhibition with works by 25 artists presenting fresh, exciting and innovative new art by many rising stars. This year, Hal Bromm Gallery will take a look back at this time period with a group art exhibition curated by Rick Prol featuring vintage 1980s works by over fifty artists highlighting the spirit and energy that put the East Village on the art history map. Exhibit continues thru April 29.
Klatch Cafe & Restaurant
9 Maiden Lane 212- 227-7276
andy jurinko art Renowned baseball artist, Andy Jurinko will be showing seven of his works from the 1980s featuring spring-oriented scenes of women in everyday life. Thru April 30.
153 Hudson Street 212-334-7813 www.latincollector.com
doubles singuliers New drawings and paintings by Ana Patricia Palacios will be on display investigating the notions of duplicity and duality. Thru May 14.
275 Church Street, 3rd Floor (between Franklin & White Sts.) 212-925-8270
Dream House: Seven + Eight Years Of Sound And Light Composer La Monte Young and visual artist Marian Zazeela produce a collaborative sound and light environment utilizing concepts of structural symmetry. Thursdays and Saturdays from 2pm until midnight. $4 contribution.
Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green 212-514-3700 www.americanindian.si.edu
first american art A display of nearly 200 objects celebrating the rich aesthetics of the Native Americans. The objects reveal the way Native people see the world through their objects. Thru April 9.
new tribe: new york This exhibition series will open with the works of Mario Martinez, whose densely layered surfaces and rich palettes connect cosmic images, abstractions of animal plant life, and Yaqui traditions. The artist has also chosen significant Yaqui objects and images from the museums collection to include in the installation. The series will continue with installations by Spiderwoman Theater, Alan Michelson and Lorenzo Clayton. Thru April 9.
gallery discussion Every Mon. - Fri. come for an informal gallery discussion with one of the museums cultural interpreters. Rotunda, 2nd floor. 2pm.
George Catlin and His indian gallery George Catlins celebrated depictions of the Native peoples of the American Plains will be on view including more than 100 portraits, landscapes and scenes of tribal life. Thru Sept. 5.
Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place 646-437-4200 www.mjhnyc.org
Klezmer Tale & passover stories A family luncheon with arts and crafts will begin at 1pm on Sun., April 17. $25 per family or $10 per person. Stay for the New York premiere of Maurice Sendak's Pincus and the Pig: A Klezmer Tale and Passover stories at 2:30pm. Performed by the Shirim Klezmer Orchestra, narrated by Fishel Bressler. Based on Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. Followed by traditional Passover tales. $10 adults, $7 seniors, $5 members/students/children under 12. Advance reservations recommended. Call 646-437-4202 or purchase tickets on-line.
Ours to fight for: American Jews in WWII Exhibit explores the roles of Jewish men and women who were part of the American war effort in Europe, the Pacific and at home. WWII veterans are honored through video testimony, artifacts, letters and photographs. Thru Jan. 1, 2006.
new york: city of refuge In celebration of 350 years of Jewish life in North America, the museum chronicles three distinct periods of Jewish immigration to New York: the years immediately following the Second World War, the Cold War era and the present day. Thru Nov. 27.
kippur: three weeks in october Photographs by journalist Uri Dan, a member of Ariel Sharons command staff during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, show how Reserve Armored Division 143 helped absorb the attack on the Egyptian front and then went on to cross the Suez Canal in a series of costly battles. Photos are accompanied by quotes from the soldiers. Thru Oct. 16.
Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art
86 Walker Street, Floor six 646-613-1252 www.paulsharpegallery.com
assumptions Robert Appleton, Linda Cummings, Aaron Krach, Aaron Miller and Juana Valdes are presented in an exhibition of mostly conceptual artwork.