Downtown, Village and Chelsea exhibits not to be missed
BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN
Rose Burlingham/Living Room Gallery: Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh: New Paintings. In her first New York solo exhibition, this young Irish painter will present works that evoke vast, generic spaces. Through Feb. 10 (15 Park Row, Apt. 16e, South of City Hall Park). Call 646-229-0998 or visit www.roseburlingham.com.
Apexart: The Incidental Person. Curated by Antony Hudek, this group show was inspired by an the expression the Incidental Person, which was coined by the the late British artist and co-founder of Artist Placement Group, John Latham. Through Feb. 20 (291 Church St.). Call 212-431-5270 or visit www.apexart.org.
George Gustav Heye Center: A Song for the Horse Nation. The exhibition presents the epic story of the horses influence on American Indian tribes from the 1600s to the present and includes ledger drawings, hoof ornaments, hide robes, and paintings. Through Jul. 17 (1 Bowling Green). Call 212-514-3700 or visit www.nmai.si.edu.
EAST VILLAGE /
LOWER EAST SIDE
Canada: Joanna Malinowska: Time of Guerrilla Metaphysics. The Polish-born and New York based artist works in video, sculpture, sound and performance. Through Jan. 24 (55 Chrystie St., btw. Hester and Canal). Call 212-925-4631 or visit www.canadanewyork.com.
Cuchifritos: F.O.B: Yumi Roth. Curated by Nadine Wasserman, this exhibition plays with the term F.O.B. which can stand for freight on board but also for fresh off the boat in reference to immigrants who have arrived from a foreign nation. Jan. 16 Feb. 27 (120 Essex St., btw. Delancey and Rivington). Visit http://www.aai-nyc.org/cuchifritos.
DCKT Contemporary: Zoe Crosher: The Unraveling of Michelle duBois. A fictitious archive made of photographs that features duBois, one of Croshers aliases. Through Feb. 14 (195 Bowery, below Delancey). Call 212-741-9955. Visit www.dcktcontemporary.com or www.zoecrosher.com.
Eleven Rivington: Babin, Cave, Medvedz, Kupferschmidt. The exhibition presents cast sculptures in porcelain and patinated bronze by Olivier Babin, new soundsuits by Nick Cave, Robert Medvedzs large-scale pop-infused paintings and abstract graphic drawings by the Brooklyn-based Kupferschmidt. Through Feb. 13 (11 Rivington St., btw. Bowery and Chrystie St.). Call 212-982-1930 or visit www.elevenrivington.com.
Envoy enterprises: Thomas Dozol. This exhibition features figurative photographs by the Parisian artist. Through Feb. 14 (131 Chrystie St., below Delancey). Call 212-226-4555. Visit www.envoyenterprises.com or www.thomasdozol.com.
Feature Inc.: Group Show: Skulture. A superb group exhibition focused on sculpture, including works by Tamara Zahaykevich, Alan Wiener and Josh Podoll. Through Jan. 23 (276 Bowery, below Houston St.). Call 212-675-7772 or visit www.featureinc.com.
Rachel Uffner Gallery: Sam Moyer: Shape Shifters. Moyer creates sculptures that incorporate everyday materials, photography, drawing, and painting. Through Feb. 14 (47 Orchard St., btw. Grand St. and Hester St.). Call 212-274-0064 or visit www.racheluffnergallery.com.
Salon 94 Freemans: Jennifer Cohen: Grey Lines In Formation. This exhibition will feature recent works by the Brooklyn-based sculptor. Jan. 22 - Feb. 20 (1 Freeman Alley, btw. Bowery and Chrystie St.). Call 212-529-7400 or visit www.salon94.com.
Sue Scott Gallery: Elisabeth Subrin: Her Compulsion to Repeat. This survey spans almost twenty years worth of work by the acclaimed conceptual video artist. Jan. 23 - Feb. 26 (1 Rivington St. at Bowery). Call 212-358-8767 or visit www.suescottgallery.com.
Thierry Goldberg Projects: Blood of a Poet. The exhibition features Harold Ancart, Olivier Babin, David Lieske & Sabine Reitmaier, Benoît Maire, Adam Pendleton, and Ned Vena. Through Feb. 14 (5 Rivington St., btw. Bowery and Chrystie St.) Call 212-967-2260 or visit www.thierrygoldberg.com.
SOHO / WEST VILLAGE
Front Desk Apparatus: The Obstacle is Tautology. This group show was curated by Amir Mogharabi and Benoit Mair, featuring Adrian Piper, COCO DU NOM, Guy de Cointet, Jeffrey Perkins, Jesse Cohen, Joelle Leandre, La Monte Young, Lucie Fontaine, and Soma Wingelaar. Through Feb. 6 (54 King St., btw. Varick St. and 6th Ave). Call 917-475-1562 or visit www.frontdeskapparatus.com.
Grey Art Gallery: Downtown Pix: Mining the Fales Archives, 19611991. This exhibition features over 300 photographs, videos, and printed materials from the acclaimed collections of Fales Library at New York University. Through Apr. 3 (100 Washington Square East). Call 212-998-6780 or visit www.nyu.edu/greyart.
Hous Projects: Versus. This group exhibition featuring various photographers was curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel. Through Mar. 8 (31 Howard St., 2nd Fl., btw. Broadway and Crosby St.). Call 212-941-5801 or visit www.housprojects.com
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts: One Part Human: Simone Jones, Brian Knep, Max Dean, Raffaello DAndrea, and Matt Donovan. This group show explores how computer science has informed contemporary art. Through Feb. 15 (31 Mercer St., below Grand St.). Call 212-226-3232 or visit www.feldmangallery.com.
Small A Projects: Point to one end, which is always present. This exhibition features works by Allyson Vieira, Bob Linder, Dan Attoe, Lauren McKeon, Shana Lutker and Will Rogan. Through Feb. 14 (261 Broome St., btw. Allen and Orchard St.). Call 212-274-0761 or visit www.smallaprojects.com.
Soho Photo: Portraits in Deep The Photographers of Pathways to Housing. The 20 portraits in this show are the culmination of a three-year project by Pathways to Housing photographers under the tutelage of Pamela Parlapiano. Through Jan. 30 (15 White St., at Church St.). Call 212-226-8571 or visit www.sohophoto.com.
Team: Stanley Whitney. This exhibition features new works by the acclaimed painter, who continues his focus on blocks of vibrant color. Through Feb. 6 (83 Grand St., btw. Wooster and Greene St.). Call 212-279-9219 or visit www.teamgal.com.
Woodward Gallery: Big Paper Winter. This group exhibition is focused on works on paper and includes various high profile artists, such as Basquiat, Calder, de Kooning, and Warhol. Jan. 16 - Feb. 27 (133 Eldridge St. below Delancey St.). Call 212-966-3411 or visit www.woodwardgallery.net
Cheim & Read: Diane Arbus: In The Absence of Others. This selection of rarely shown photographs by Diane Arbus spans the 1960s and feature empty interiors and artificial landscapes. Through Feb. 13 (547 W 25th St.). Call 212-242-7727. Visit www.cheimread.com or www.diane-arbus-photography.com.
Daniel Reich Gallery: Christian Holstad: The Worlds Gone Beautiful. Holstads exhibition title was inspired by a Malvina Reynolds song, in which the end of the world is anticipated with hyper real observation. Through Feb. 6 (537 A West 23rd St.). Call 212-924-4949. Visit www.danielreichgallery.com or www.christianholstad.com.
David Nolan Gallery: Steve DiBenedetto, Alexander Ross, James Siena: Morphological Mutiny. By now very well established, these three artists all continue to surprise their audience with mesmerizing abstractions. Through Jan. 23 (527 W 29th St.). Call 212-925-6190 or visit www.davidnolangallery.com.