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.
Churner and Churner presents an exhibition of works by Taylor Mead, magister ludi of the American underground in film, poetry, and painting. The exhibition focuses on works from the 1980s––many never before seen––and a new set of drawings based on Mead’s “Fairy Tale Poem.” The exhibition opens on January 12 with a poetry reading by the artist.
In his twelfth solo show at the Feldman Gallery, Edwin Schlossberg will exhibit a series of new paintings that combine stenciled text and abstract images on aluminum panels. In “Beneath Suddenly,” Schlossberg investigates patterns of perception by refracting the visual field with reflective surfaces created from Scotchlite and dust of lapis lazuli, ruby, and silver.
Oh, how we love the holidays! Celebrate the Season with family bonding and deliscous gingerbread at Taste Buds cooking classes. Bring your kid, and work together to decorate your very own gingerbread house. And, enjoy the cheerful holiday tunes as they experience quality parent/child time. Fa la la la la....
I dream... the bus arrives at my stop every night, emerging through rain and fog.
Each time I enter, they are all there. Every one. Always.
They sit quietly on either side of the aisle as I pass.
Their eyes look only at me, each in its own way.
Open every Saturday in December leading up to Christmas, The December Store is the curatorial initiative of Vanessa Albury and Sörine Anderson. Inspired by the pop-up store of the Fluxus era and the notion that everyone should be able to afford to own art, the curators have assembled works by 50 NYC-based artists ranging from writers to international curators, filmmakers to bookmakers, poets to perfumers, and bakers to painters.
Featuring LAVA's signature combination of acrobatics and visual art, set to live and sampled music, the 8 strong women of LAVA will lead audiences on a journey through 360 degrees of space using every direction and means imaginable--walking on hands, soaring on wheels, dodging negative space and creating a literal human compass.
As part of our “Art of Intelligence” series we have been collecting poems, prose, art and more from former and current intelligence officers. The following poems are written by John W. Davis, an Intelligence Officer with the US Army.
The tradition of quilts and quilting has primarily been considered as a utilitarian object first and as an artistic medium incidentally. But the rise of feminism and the revaluation of “women’s work” led to a renewed appreciation of the artistic potential of the medium, and to an exploding number of quilters. The Kathryn Markel Fine Arts exhibition focuses on 11 contemporary artists who use quilting techniques in their work. Opening Thursday, November 19th.