Volume 17 • Issue 35 • Jan. 21 - 27, 2005


Exhibits

THE FEDERATION OF MODERN PAINTERS AND SCULPTORS
FOUNDED IN 1940
The Current Federation Events: fedart.org
"Still Life, Past and Present" at Synagogue for the Arts, 49 White Street,
(between B'way & Church), January 13th — February 27th, 2005
Participating Artists: Anneli Arms, Sally Brody, Lynda Caspe, Claire Clark
Marcia Clark,, Peter Colquhoun, Francis Cunningham, Bob Feinland, Geraldine Gventer, Myron Heise, Marion Lerner-Levine, Emily Mehling, Haim Mendelson, Valerie Mendelson, Otto Neals, Kate O’Toole, Vincent Pinto, John Servetas, Philip Sherrod, Al Wade

"New Perspectives," at Manhattan Bororough President's Office, Number One Centre Street. (id will be required to enter building)
January 6th — January 31st, 2005
Participating Artists:
Violet Baxter, Claire Clark, Peter Colquhoun, Francis Cunningham, Ronald DeNota, Robert Feinland, Geraldine Gventer, Myron Heise, Haim Mendelson, Otto Neals
Andy Pizzo, John Servetas, Philip Sherrod, Richard Sloat, Al Wade
Including guest artists: Monikhaa, Sonia Sadler

Apex Art
291 Church Street • 212-431-5270 • www.apexart.org
Building The Unthinkable This display, curated by Christian Stayner, examines contemporary artistic and architectural production responding to an unlikely inspiration – the atomic bomb.

Art in General
79 Walker Street • 212-219-0473 • www.artingeneral.org
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Cheryl Hazan Gallery
35 North Moore Street • 212-343-8964 •
www.CherylHazan.com

red show Come to the fourth annual “Red Show,” where all the art work is red for an energy-filled exhibition. Runs thru Jan 10th.
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Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts
13 Jay Street • 212-925-9424 • www.cherylpelavin.com

tamara gonzales: Seed An exhibition of works revolving around a series of white paintings which “started with a large blue dot.” The artist says she gained her inspiration for the paintings from a “blue circle painting that Joan Miro made.” Thru Jan. 8, Tues. - Sat. from 11am - 6pm.
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DFN Gallery
176 Franklin Street • 212-334-3400 • www.dfngallery.com

nyc In this group exhibition, 24 artists present their view of the streets of our city, in all its grit and glory. Thru Jan. 29.
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The Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors
Municipal Building • 1 Centre St.

new perspectives An art exhibit of the work of the members of The Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors. Thru Jan. 28, Mon. - Fri. from 10am-4pm. Photo ID is needed to enter the building.
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Franklin 54 Gallery
54-56 Franklin Street • 212-732-0009

lee muslin: transcendent worlds A show of “magical and intriguing” digital photomontages combining the “landscape of the imagination with the landscape of physical places.” Opening reception will be Sat, Jan. 8 from 3-5pm. Display will take place thru Jan. 29.
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Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl Street • 212-425-1778 • www.FrauncesTavernMuseum.org

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 Hintermeister’s 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.

history of the streets of nyc Images, documents, and objects illustrate the stories behind street names as well as the people, places, and events that have called those streets home. Thru Jan. 8.
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Gigantic Artspace
59 Franklin Street • 212-226-6762 • www.giganticartspace.com

The book as object and performance An exhibition of the works of 22 visual artists examining the “broad implications of technological advances on the book and print media, and the ways in which history and culture are articulated through both mass and unique media.” Continues thru Jan. 22.
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Latin Collector
153 Hudson Street • 212-334-7813 • www.latincollector.com

jacobo borges: armory-chrysler project This video and photography display, consisting of images taken of the old Armory building and the Chrysler building, sets up a dialogue between the permanence and impermanence and the vulnerability of human identity. Thru Jan. 18.
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Maiden Lane Exhibition Space
125 Maiden Lane • 212-206-6061
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Mela Foundation
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.
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Michael Perez Pop Art
520 W. 23rd St. • 212-366-6600
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Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green • 212-514-3700 • www.americanindian.si.edu

from the weavers’ view Exhibition features over 200 baskets and presents basket-making from the Native cultural viewpoint focusing on the process of making a basket rather than the finished basket itself. Thru Jan. 9.

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.

gallery discussion Every Mon. - Fri. (except Jan. 17) come for an informal gallery discussion with one of the museum’s cultural interpreters. Rotunda, 2nd floor. 2pm.

daily film screenings View “Nakomis: Voices of Anishnabe Grandmothers,” about three remarkable Ojibwe women from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota who tell their stories. Thru Jan. 30.
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Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place • 646-437-4200 • www.mjhnyc.org
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NIXgallery
104 Reade St. • 212-267-8100

naked singularities: new paintings new york Features a richly eclectic and challenging selection of work which embodies contemporary issues and ideas in highly idiosyncratic ways. Widely diverse in terms of subject matter and studio methods, the six artists featured in the exhibition share a depth of intensity to their practice that manifests boldly in their new work. Opening reception will be Thurs, Jan. 13 from 6-8. Continues thru Feb. 12.
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Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art
86 Walker Street, Floor six • 646-613-1252 • www.paulsharpegallery.com

biannual all artists show The exhibition will feature the work of all the artists the gallery represents and also those the gallery has ongoing relationships with. It will be a chance to see many “individual voices in a collective aesthetic.” Opening reception is Wed, Jan. 12 from 6-9pm. Continues thru Feb. 5.
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Posteritati Movie Posters
239 Centre St. • 212-226-2207 • www.posteritati.com

screen sirens Warm up this winter with a new exhibition of posters featuring the most fascinating women in film history from Jeanne Moreau to Marilyn Monroe. Thru Feb. 1.
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The Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place • 212-968-1961 • www.skyscraper.org
Frank Lloyd Wright: The Vertical Dimension Exhibit explores Frank Lloyd Wright’s career-long fascination with reinventing the skyscraper. The collection assembles original drawings, construction documents, letters, and photographs for fourteen high-rise projects. Thru Jan. 9.
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Soho Photo Gallery
15 White Street • 212-226-8571 • www.sohophoto.com

soho photo 2005 In January, the entire Gallery will be devoted to the Tenth Annual Members’ Juried Show. The juror for this year’s competition will be Vince Aletti. The work in the competition will provide a unique opportunity for visitors to experience virtually the entire range of classic and contemporary photography - diversity will rule. Continues thru Jan. 29.

national photography competition Soho Photo Gallery is pleased to announce its tenth annual juried National Photography Competition. It is open to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age working in any photography-based medium, including digital and mixed. Approximately 25 -30 photographers will be selected to participate in a month long group show at the gallery in June 2005. Five 35mm slides may be submitted for a $35 entry fee. Deadline is March 31.
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Steven Amedee
41 N. Moore St. • 212-343-1696
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Synagogue for the Arts Gallery Space
49 White Street • 212-966-7141 • www.civiccentersynagogue.org

A decade of artists The gallery will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a group show of small works. Art will be displayed in various media including paintings in oil, photography, collage, and relief sculpture. Thru Jan. 9.

still life, past and present Sponsored by the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, this exhibition features varied works “revealing the world in flux and the artists’ development as expressed in the still life motif.” Opening reception is Thurs, Jan. 13 from 6-8pm. Continues thru Feb. 27.
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TAMA Gallery
5 Harrison St. • 212-566-7030 • www.tamagallery.biz

collectible art & exhibits We specialize in carefully selected antique Asian pieces with modern style. Our collectible art includes Tibetan bronze Buddha’s hands, a glass bamboo sculpture, and new butternut ink paintings. “New Lights,” by artists Lisa Kim, Perry Mamaril and Jeff Taylor, is a special exhibition.
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A Taste of Art
147 Duane Street • 212-964-5493

john scribner: lace studies A collection of works by John Scribner will be on display featuring “antique lace prints that provide the ground from which new imagery is suspended in a vibrant and energized space.” Continues through Jan. 10.



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