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Justin Adams at Boo-Hooray Post-Season Rental

Saturday, October 7 at 4:00 PM
Boo-Hooray Post-Season Rental, 805 Montauk Hwy, Montauk

JUSTIN ADAMS – RECENT WORKS
Justin Adams Was Promised Waves. Justin Adams is very serious about surfing. Tin Oneda invited Justin to Montauk with promises of the best waves ever. Well: that sort of happened but now the waves are gone and Justin is here. What shall he do? Well: He should paint. He is really good at painting. And very serious about it. In fact, one of his canvases was used as the poster for Tin’s latest surf movie ‘Free Jazz Vein’. We think the painting is fantastic, and Justin has stacks of drawings with him. They are great. So now Justin is here in Montauk, he is making paintings and next Saturday we will show them at the Boo-Hooray Summer Rental which now, naturally, is the Boo-Hooray Post-Season Rental. Come down next Saturday: There will be free jazz art, free jazz pizza and free jazz music. Opening Saturday October 7th 4-7 at Boo-Hooray 805 Montauk Hwy in Scenic Downtown Montauk.

For more information visit http://www.boo-hooray.com/

123 Andrés

Sunday, October 15 at 1:00 PM
Flushing

123 Andrés provides families with strategies to expand their children’s dual language. A natural facilitator, Andrés creates an open space to experience songs, movement, and play that support early learning. Interactive arts workshop at 1pm followed by a family performance at 2:15pm.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/941af5885011a86855a19f59774abef2

Party Pics: Chashama After-Party

Thursday, June 8 was the occasion for the Chashama Gala at 4 Times Square.

Titled Art Is Everywhere, the Gala and its after-party allowed visitors to EXPERIENCE a sensational array of 200 artists and interactive environments!

The concept: transform unused space for artists to create and present!
INDULGE the artist inside of YOU!

Here are some pictures of the event, the environment, and the displays. As always, click on any image to pull up a slideshow with larger pics.

Party Pics: Engel Exhibition

Eternity, By Nissan Engel​

Eternity, By Nissan Engel​

On Tuesday evening on Manhattans Upper East East, over 250 specially invited guests attended an exclusive art exhibition and sale held at the sumptuous townhouse of the distinguished Kenneth Laub. The event was to introduce New Yorkers to the life and work of Nissan Engel, an internationally acclaimed, Bezalel-trained Israeli artist who died this past fall at the age of 85. 

Organized by Michael Bolla and Engel’s widow Micheline (Micky) — a former Chanel model with a prominent and far-flung social circle– together with the Israeli Consulate in New York, Cunsul Aviad Ivri, and a worldwide group of influential friends and collectors, the event celebrated Engel’s work in advanacing his global legacy. Locally, Engel’s stained glass windows adorn several synagogues in America. Having spent most of his life in Normandy, France, where Micky still lives in a home that includes his gallery, he was a fixture on the European art scene for decades.

For an at-a-glance overview of his rich career, please visit www.nissanengel.com.

​Consul Aviad Ivri, Micky Engel​

​Consul Aviad Ivri, Micky Engel​

Micky Engel’s determination to keep her husband’s artistic legacy alive has inspired this exciting task of cataloguing his work,. Though Nissan Engel’s worldwide collectors are fiercely devoted to his work, outside of art world denizens, knowledge of Engel’s work is understated. This event marked the beginning of a multi-phase effort to change that, bringing awareness and acclaim to this important contemporary Israeli artist. 

​Stacy Engman​

​Stacy Engman​

The event was held at the home of the distinguished Kenneth Laub – a former professional tennis player, musician, composer and real estate world legend. Mr. Laub’s family are the patrons for the world-famous stained-glass windows by French Jewish artist Marc Chagall which grace the Hadassah Hospital in Israel.

Nissan Engel’s life paralleled a remarkable epoch in contemporary and Jewish history and his art is inextricably bound with the events of his time. Whether the Shoah, establishment of the State of Israel or the Six Day War — whose 50th anniversary will be marked this upcoming June — the story of a nation can be understood through the work of this Israeli artist.

Flower District Gallery Tour

Saturday May 6 at 1pm
Garden District (Chelsea) Gallery Tour

On the Flower District gallery tour in Chelsea on Sat. May 6 at 1:00 PM, meeting at 247 W. 29th St. near 7th Ave., celebrate springtime as we visit galleries in New York’s newest emerging art neighborhood.  You’ll see vibrant paintings by an artist whose active brain tumor affects his work, aerial photography of hundreds of miles of pristine African coast, a group show of wearable fabric art, and much more.  In between exhibits, we’ll stroll through fragrant plant- and flower-laden sidewalks in this remarkable commercial floral area!

Sat. May 6 at 1:00 PM: Flower District gallery tour
Purchase discount tickets to this tour.
This discount is $8 off through Thur. May 4 at 11:55 PM, then it reverts to full price.

Gallery Walk by Art News

Saturday, April 29
Madison Avenue

On the Saturday preceding Frieze New York and the TEFAF New York fairs, the Madison Avenue Gallery Walk will give the public time and space to visit the many galleries located on Madison Avenue and its adjacent side streets from East 57th St. up to East 86th St.

This event is free and open to the public, and features over sixty curator & artist talks where you can hear from experts about collections on view.

To learn more and register, visit www.artnews.com/MadAveGalleryWalk/ where you can click their Calendar to RSVP for curator and artists talks at the galleries of your choice.

Madison Avenue Gallery Walk is organized by the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District. For more information, kindly visit www.madisonavenuebid.org

Chelsea Gallery Tour

Saturday, April 29 at 1pm and 3:45pm
526 W 26th St near 10 Ave

New York Gallery Tours presents the Chelsea gallery tour which will be their most extraordinary of the month, as we have 300 contemporary art galleries to choose from there.

Highlights: (1) a European artist who employed 8 designers (lighting, set, make-up, etc.) to create photos unlike any you’ve ever seen, (2) a young female artist’s inventive stop-motion video installation that humorously comments on the chaos of modern life, and (3) the single most SHOCKING action an artist took to produce the stunning work you’ll see, in the 15 years we’ve been leading tours! These are just 3 of 7 eye-opening shows.”

Discounted ticket links:

The $8-off discount ticket links (below) enable you to pay just $17 admission (instead of the regular $25 admission). This discount is $8-off only when you use it at least two days in advance by credit card. After that, when the discount expires, you can still attend the tour by paying the regular admission of $25, either by credit card online, or with cash at the door.

Sat. April 29 at 1:00 & 3:45 PM: Chelsea “Best Exhibits” tour
Purchase 1:00 PM discount tickets to this tour, or
Purchase 3:45 PM discount tickets to this tour.
This discount is $8 off through Thur. April 27 at 11:55 PM, then it reverts to full price.

Read more about New York Gallery Tours at
www.nygallerytours.com

 

 

Purim Gala at 14th St Y

Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 6pm
Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norfolk Street, NYC

On Thursday, March 9, 2017, the 14th Street Y will host its 2017 PURIM Gala at the Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norfolk Street, NYC with Cocktails at 6pm and Dinner & Entertainment at 7pm.

Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. Celebrated with feasts, drink and revelry, it celebrates standing up for what you believe in and calls us to honor others through giving gifts and charity.

The 14th Street Y 2017 PURIM Gala will feature one-of-a kind live art and performances: Purim, as told by acclaimed acrobatics company Cirque-tacular, a special performance by children from the 14th Street Y After School, live music by the Bridget Robbins Trio, body Art by Sheila Jordan and more. Specialty food and drink will be offered, including aerial silks-acrobat champagne service; a Purim cocktail designed by The Surf Lodge’s own mixologist; sweet treats from Dylan’s Candy Bar and custom hamantashen and other baked goods by noted Manhattan & Brooklyn bakeries Colson Patisserie, Mah Ze Dahr Bakery, Orwashers and Zucker Bakery. The event will also feature exclusive artwork from the 14th Street Y’s innovative arts fellowship program LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture, children in the 14th Street Y’s early childhood programs and more. Festive Attire is encouraged.

To learn more about the night’s events and get tickets, please visit 14StreetY.org/Gala, or to make a donation, please visit http://bit.ly/14StreetYGalaDonate.

Here are pics from the 2016 event.

 

 

Show Your Love – Irish Arts Center

Thursday, February 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Mutual of America, 320 Park Avenue, NYC

An evening of cocktails, food, partying with artists and fellow culture enthusiasts…PLUS a whole year of live music, innovative theatre, dynamic dance, moving evenings of literature, and inspiring visual arts and cultural exhibitions… What’s not to love about that!?

Honoring:

Kelly E. Jones & Daniel Howell
Rachel Conlan and Dave Kavanagh
Kathleen Chopin & Colm Clancy

For More Information visit
http://www.irishartscenter.org/events/show_your_love_2017.html

Dhaka Art Summit

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Friday to Monday, February 5 to 8

With the subtitle Not as far as it seems, the Dhaka edition of Safina Radio Project takes questions of belonging and home as its departure point. Responding to the practices, curatorial premises and work on show at the Dhaka Art Summit 2016, Safina will explore common grounds within historical contexts, providing a cross section of origins and their interpretations.

Preprogrammed and commissioned pieces will open up a broad cultural context for Dhaka; literature, architecture, art and music content will bring to the fore the rich cultural undercurrents of one of Asia’s most complex cities, drawing listeners closer to Dhaka as a centre for cultural discourse.

See more at http://www.safinaradioproject.org/#!dhaka-art-summit-2016/wje2p

Come and take part in Safina Radio Project conversations – you will find us by the old bus, outside the Shilpakala Academy. The programme is constantly being updated, check back each day for the confirmed schedule!

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Party Pics: Quoz Arts Fest

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The Dubai Patron of Arts, Abdelmonem bin Eisa Alserkal, (pictured on the left in the second picture) is the founder of Alserkal Avenue Arts District where the annual Quoz Arts Festival was held this weekend to much success.

 

Not Making Love At Workplace

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Poems And Images From St Barth For Night Reading

Authored by Alen J Salerian MD

Seemingly unrelated poems and paintings may soothe your mind and let sleep take over your brain.

It’s not a single word or color, it is their synergy, their joint hypnotic effect that distinguishes this unusual poem-painting combination from other artistic work.

They have power. They have punch. They may make you think and imagine. II suggest one poem a night; if you digest too many they may trouble you.

Order from https://www.createspace.com/5863227

This fascinating little book will also be available from Amazon soon.