Front Room is pleased to present “Useful Things (For Getting Lost)”, a solo exhibition of new work by Melissa Pokorny. As the title suggests, this show is about looking—for things, at things, or through things. It’s about the pleasure that can be had from getting lost, as well as the anxiety that can produce in those left behind.
A museum is nothing without a gift shop. A museum without nudes is really no fun at all. This the best of all worlds: a museum attached to a gift shop with nothing but nudes. In her inaugural exhibition at DODGEgallery, Ellen Harvey offers several strangely beautiful and hilarious explorations of the art nude that both question and exploit our fascination with depictions of our naked bodies to create an intentionally contradictory and often incoherent model of art as a form of desire.
As of January 10th, 2012, John Miserendino began work on his project, Pavilion, as part of Recess’s signature program, Session. Session invites artists to use its public space as studio, exhibition venue and grounds for experimentation. For Pavilion, Miserendino has reinterpretted Dan Graham’s original plans for his architectural structures. The middling reception will be held February 17, 2012. 6-8pm.
Check out the works of the lovely Meghan Oare at Cafe Deux Margot on February 20th from 6:30-11pm. Accompanying, is guest violinist, Cassandra Sotos and musician/song writer, Aaron Short from London performing.
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. You may contribute to those currently serving our country or to the families of fallen heroes at https://www.afio.com/donations.htm.
Hendershot Gallery announces the opening of Come and Get It!, a group show that features the work of Alben, Daniel Arango, Ghost of a Dream, Ted Noten, Rachel Bee Porter, Tom Sanford, Shelter Serra and Marie Vic. The exhibition will be open to the public from February 10 to March 16, 2012, with an opening reception on Friday, February 10, from 6 – 8 pm.
Dirty Looks, a monthly platform for queer experimental film and video, presents an evening of video work by Charles Atlas. With a career that spans 30-years, Atlas is one of the world’s most stalwart and vibrant videogrpahers of queer cultures and contemporary dance. This program will host a premiere of material from Turning, a feature-length collaboration between Atlas and Antony Hegarty, on the eve of the Museum of Modern Art commissioned Antony and the Johnsons’ Swanlights performance at Radio City Music Hall.