Volume 17, Number 43 | March 18 - 24, 2005


Exhibits

Apex Art
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. Curator talk is Sat., March 19 at 3pm. Continues thru April 16.
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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
new currents Works by Malcolm Bray, Sumiko Seki and Marilu Datoli Hartnett will be on view thru April 10.
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Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts
13 Jay Street • 212-925-9424 • www.cherylpelavin.com
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DFN Gallery
176 Franklin Street • 212-334-3400 • www.dfngallery.com
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Franklin 54 Gallery
54-56 Franklin Street • 212-732-0009

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.

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 nation’s early history. This exhibit will highlight his role as a molder of this country, his family, and his farm. Thru June 17.
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Gigantic Artspace
59 Franklin Street • 212-226-6762 • www.giganticartspace.com
210 gallery Gigantic Artspace is pleased to announce the opening of a private viewing space offering contemporary artworks, prints and multiples, open by appointment only. For more information, please contact Jason Rulnick.
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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. Gallery hours are Tues. - Thurs. from 1-4pm.
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Latin Collector
153 Hudson Street • 212-334-7813 • www.latincollector.com
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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
daily film screenings View “Eagle Song” and “Kinaalda Navajo Rite of Passage” thru March 27. 7 days at 1 & 3pm & Thursdays at 5:30pm.

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 museum’s collection to include in the installation. The series will continue with installations by Spiderwoman Theater, Alan Michelson and Lorenzo Clayton. Thru April 9.

George Catlin and His indian gallery George Catlin’s 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.

Gallery discussion Every Mon. - Fri. come for an informal gallery discussion with one of the museum’s cultural interpreters. Rotunda, 2nd floor. 2pm.
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Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place • 646-437-4200 • www.mjhnyc.org

History on trial A discussion with Emory University historian, Deborah Lipstadt, regarding “History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving.” Deborah Lipstadt will discuss her six-year legal battle with Holocaust denier David Irving. “Though Lipstadt's courtroom victory exposed in meticulous detail how deniers pervert and distort the historical record, Irving's ideas have paved the way for the emergence of increasingly vocal Holocaust denial.” Sun., March 20 at 2:30pm. Tickets are free with suggested donation and can be reserved online or by calling 646-437-4202.
Tzadik music festival This month-long concert series celebrates the 10th anniversary of John Zorn's Tzadik Record label. The five-part concert series will feature the dynamic range of Jewish music today - from klezmer to rock, reggae to cool jazz, torch songs to chamber music. Wednesdays at 7pm. March 23: Steven Bernstein & Paul Shapiro and March 30: Charming Hostess & Basya Schecter. Edmond J. Safra Hall. $15 adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for members and students.

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 Sharon’s 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.
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NIXgallery
104 Reade St. • 212-267-8100
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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. The five gay and lesbian artists question the assumptions one makes so often in every day life and the intuitive and stereotypical judgments that are often the result. Continues thru April 9.
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The Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place • 212-968-1961 • www.skyscraper.org
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Soho Photo Gallery
15 White Street • 212-226-8571 • www.sohophoto.com
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

Light in winter Large and light-filled abstract acrylic paintings by Lech Bider will be on view. The artist’s influences range from “the paintings of Joan Miro to the music of Mozart to the literary work of James Joyce.” Continues thru April 10.
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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
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Tribeca Gallery Association
Second wednesday nights The galleries of the Tribeca Gallery Association will offer an open gallery night on Wed., April 13 from 6-8pm. Participating galleries include: Art in General, 79 Walker St; Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts,13 Jay St; DFN Gallery, 176 Franklin St; Franklin 54 Gallery, 54-56 Franklin St; Gigantic Art Space, 59 Franklin St; Latin Collector, 153 Hudson St; MELA Foundation, 275 Church St; and Paul Sharpe


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