This weekend make a pilgrimage to “Build a City of Poems: An Interactive Exhibition of Poetry and Art" created by downtown elementary school students and murals from the Community Word Project. Visitors of all ages are invited to come out to Governors Island to contribute their own drawings and poetry, filling in the outline of a gigantic cityscape mural created by artist Felipe Galindo.
Come see what the Union Jack does in the land of Stars and Stripes! "A Bit of Brit" at the Westbeth Gallery is an exhibition of 9 British artists in New York, that includes sculptors, painters, photographers and textile artists, all provocatively experienced in their creative fields.
Originally scheduled to show in Rome in 2013, Si, quiero was prevented from being displayed when the Vatican threatened legal action. The Installation in the Window Gallery at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art recreates Orquin’s photographs featuring same-sex couples kissing in Italian churches and is on view from the Museum’s street level Window Gallery 24 hours-a-day. Through June 24th.
“Me, My Mother, My Father, and I” will be the first New York museum exhibition (through June 29th) of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson. Born into a family of actors and theater professionals, Kjartansson draws from a varied history of stage traditions, film, music, and literature. His performances, drawings, paintings, and video installations explore the boundary between reality and fiction as well as constructs of myth and identity.
Simultaneously nurturing and gently admonishing, Tapp Francke’s latest solo exhibition at gallery nine5 "this is you" includes a back room installation that allows participants to fully absorb the all-encompassing power of color and self-reflection.
"Horizons," at the Cheryl Hazen Gallery, showcases three artists: Russell Sharon, Jeff Muhs, and Bradley Narduzzi Rex. The exhibit investigates the divergence of space and the significance of different elements coexisting harmoniously.
Visit PS3's newest exhibition, ARTPARK, a pop-up and benefit for the Arts' school. Curated by Laurie De Chiara from ArtPod.org, the interactive show will feature an auction, original works in limited quantities, hands-on workshops with artists, and a lovely gathering with refreshments. Running through 30th. The Opening Reception will be on March 22nd, 4-7p.m.
The Art of Intelligence is part of our ongoing series committed to providing a venue for the creative talents among our Intelligence professionals who work to make our lives safer— and, whose families are often in need of assistance. "Rainy Street" is a poem by U.S. Army Intelligence Officer John W. Davis about his cousin, Pat, who will be forever eight years old.
Opening tonight, master stencil artist and crazy urban explorer Logan Hicks' upcoming solo show, "Love Never Saved Anything," (he's so emo) is his probably most personal yet. The new body of work includes a series of underwater paintings and old(er) urban exploration photos including the time he climbed out on the eagles on the Chrysler Building. Logan is well-known for his work as a street artist and urban explorer, seeking out and discovering places that few have seen. From abandoned subway stations to dilapidated buildings, a series of new photographs will be showcased depicting forbidden areas of the urban environment and unique vantage points