Born in Nigeria, Marcia Kure has had nine one-person shows and over forty exhibitions in Nigeria, Germany, the US, Spain, the Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Canada, Austria and Switzerland. She has exhibited at The New Museum, New York, The Newark Museum, the 7th Sharjah Biennale, the Spelman College Museum, and the 2nd Seville International Biennial curated by Okwui Enwezor. Reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Frieze, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, African Arts and Flash Art. In the fall she made a project for Esopus Magazine.
Eat, drink, and bid with the PS3 Community at a live auction event Sat. April 2, 7-10pm. The auction for the arts is an online and live auction to benefit PS3. Get some stunning prizes including dazzling dinners, theater tickets, and even a juice cleanse. At the live event: food by Fatty 'Cue (whole pig roast), live music by the PS3, open bar with specialty cocktails from Ward III, and 100+ silent and live auction items!!!!
Eli Klein Fine Art is pleased to present Wang Yang’s first solo exhibition in New York. Opening Thursday March 3rd, Into His Dreams, a new series of acrylic on canvas paintings in a variation of scales.
“In its twelve years, The Armory Show has become an international institution, and every March, artists, galleries, collectors, critics and curators from all over the world make New York City their destination. The concept of a week of arts-related events grew organically, and was formalized with the support of the city in 2009.”
Casino O'Fortune Cookie Productions, the Eastern Seaboard's premier purveyors of pop-culture burlesque, return to the Joe's Pub stage on February Saturday 26th, with the funniest, sexiest striptease and variety tribute ever to two guys named John. They're two of the most influential and beloved moviemakers ever: between them they defined for a generation what it was to be scared, and what it meant to be a teenager.
Opening Saturday, February 26, 6 - 8 PM, Scaramouche is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Milan-based artist Alessandro Roma. With a series of collages and sculpture, “Sites of Action” derives its title from a preface to Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth.
Tania Katan reads from her outrageous and poignant bestselling memoir, My One Night Stand with Cancer, and talks frankly (and with humor!) about the challenges of sex during and after cancer treatment. This event is a fundraiser for Young Survival Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to helping women under 40 with breast cancer.
Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Co. reach toward the outermost extremes of physical dance, while forging a world full of emotional range and power. Noted for its impact across cultural boundaries, the work of this international cast of performers has spoken to audiences the world over—from Estonia, Russia, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary to Portugal, Taiwan, Brazil, Peru and Venezuela.
The 32nd annual “Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair” brings the nation's finest book and print dealers to New York City. “GVABF” will celebrate at P.S. 3 in the West Village. "The Hippie School" (as it’s alternative education pioneers fondly nicknamed it in 1971) sponsors this event yearly to raise funds for the school's inspired enrichment programs.
The McNeill Art Group is pleased to announce the opening of Chromesthesia at the McNeill Art Group Tribeca Project Space. Chromesthesia is a group exhibition featuring painting, photography and sculpture by American artists Tyrome Tripoli, Perry Burns, Sally Egbert, Jeff Muhs, Tapp Francke, Darlene Charneco, Matthew Satz, Sean Brannan and Scott Malbaurn. The exhibition is curated by Beth McNeill. An opening reception will take place on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 from 6-9pm.