Xiao Se's technically masterful paintings draw on imagery from both the Eastern and Western artistic tradition. This exhibition showcases a body of work which presents Xiao Se's observations of present day China in which traditional heritage, a communist past, and modernity coexist. His work is deeply influenced by Western masters, often imbuing Western or religious figures with Chinese characteristics, or surrounding them by typical Chinese scenes and traditional symbols.
An outstanding collection of storyboards, conceptuals and original props from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride and Henry Selick's Coraline will be on exhibition and for sale in SoHo from November 12th through the year. The Art of Stop Motion is the biggest collection of original works used in the production of these films ever presented for a gallery sale and exhibit; more than 70 pieces and 12 props.
After the success of Alex Beard's first book, “The Jungle Grapevine,” the original art for his next work “Monkey See, Monkey Draw” will be on display at the Clic Gallery in SoHo through November 20th. The opening reception is this Thursday and Alex will be there for a special signing. Yipppee!
Begin your Halloween celebration early at Friday night’s “Carving Out the Light,” a pumpkin-carving workshop with acclaimed artist Christopher Coggiano. Bring your own pumpkin, but Lucky Gallery will provide plenty of friends, food and drink. It will be a ghoul time (ha, ha, ha!) and you’ll leave with the scariest pumpkin on the block!
On October 25th an exclusive silent auction of artwork will be held with work from 30+ prominent artists from the NYC contemporary art scene. The goal of this benefit is to raise much-needed legal funds for the final push to free Damien Echols.
This weekend over a hundred Galleries and artists along the newly renovated High Line will open the doors to their studios. Visitors are welcome to enter their favorite Chelsea artists’ private workspace for a behind the scenes viewing of their latest works and glimpse at their artistic processes.
Glowlab is pleased to present Air and Blood, a solo exhibition of works by Heather L. Johnson featuring a new series of drawings and embroideries along with a text-based installation that will be situated within the gallery and the surrounding neighborhood.
This weekend keep your kids busy with politics and pickles! On Saturday teach your children the importance of being politically active by making signs for political change at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. On Sunday celebrate the 9th annual International Pickle Day by roaming the streets of the old pickle district (the lower east side) to find the perfect treat!! Both events are free and full of family fun!
3rd Ward is one of our favorite companies for its bottom line commitment to support the arts. This miracle of an organization seems to understand how difficult it is to be a young artist in a big city and offers encouragement and, more so, opportunity.