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Invocation at ODETTA Gallery

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Odetta Gallery is pleased to present Invocation. The artists,  Loren Eiferman, Camille Eskell, Charles Geiger, focus on healing, either a specific person, or thing when engaged in the act of making their works of art. The magical qualities inherent in their spirited requests can be seen in the finished work. Through the power of imagination and intense concentration, their objects make our humanity visible and vulnerable.

In conjunction with the exhibition Invocation at ODETTA, the gallery has curated their Flat Files for Creative Tech Week 2017. Jeff Becker, Joshie Fishbein, Greg Garvey (Cabinet of Wonders, Persistence and the Fugitive, animation still, 2017 pictured) Toni Simon, and Susan Stair have produced works that address geological time, persistence of nature, communication among trees and humans, and the fragility of our planet through ceramic installation, poetry, and video works.

 

Invocation is the gallery’s 24th exhibition. There will be an opening reception for the artists on Friday May 12, 2017 from 6 – 8:00 pm and the public is invited. A concert event will be held in celebration of Creative Tech Week on Friday May 19 from 7-9 pm and there will be an Artists Talk on Sunday June 11 at 3:00 pm. The show runs from May 12 – June 18, 2017

Anderson Contemporary & The Villa America Fine Art – present Anthony Haden-Guest – The Further Chronicles of the Now

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Anderson Contemporary and The Villa America Fine Art are thrilled to share The Further Chronicles of Now, a show of the ground-breaking cartoon work that Anthony Haden-Guest has been making over the last several years.  His targets are as various as the art world, our social disorders  (new & old) and the state/fate of the planet, so the work is content-driven but such formal elements as color and design are very much part of that content.

 Haden-Guest mostly works in pen and ink on paper, but he likes to extend the possibilities of cartoon language through works in neon, collaborating with animators and with other media.

The exhibit runs from May 10th – June 10th.

Frieze Week 2017 to Include AWAD Member Galleries

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

AWAD is pleased to share that three member galleries are participating in Frieze Week 2017. You can see them all on Pier 94 as the sister fairs CONTEXT New York and Art New York will utilize the pier’s entire 133,000 square-foot exhibition hall.  The fair runs from May 3rd to May 7th.

Art New York 

The  Cynthia Corbett Gallery located at booth B202, is delighted to present David Hockney. A Bigger Book courtesy of TASCHEN. The work is TASCHEN’s SUMO-sized David Hockney monograph, as spectacular in format as it is in scope.

Context 

The JoAnne Artman Gallery  is located at Booth C211. They will be showcasing the work of America Martin and John “Crash” Matos: two artists with distinctive sensibilities in subject matter and concept, yet linked through an expressive formal approach.

The Accola Griefen Gallery located at Booth 200 will build on their ongoing program, and highlight important American and Native American women artists – Gina Adams, Nancy Cohen, Judy Pfaff and Marie Watt.

AWAD galleries to participate in the Affordable Art Fair NYC March 30th – April 2nd

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A sure sign of Spring in Manhattan is the Affordable Art Fair  NYC  in Chelsea. This year’s edition includes  70 local, national, and international galleries offering an array of original artwork at many price points. There are also tours for adults and art workshops for children and families. This year we are delighted to see artists from seven member galleries represented. For more information on participating galleries please click on the individual galleries –

 The Linda Blackstone Gallery

Alicia David Contemporary Art

Caiger & Liberty

Arteria Gallery

DECORAZON Gallery

Elisa Contemporary Art

TAG Fine Arts

 

AAF NYC takes place at The Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York City
Public Fair Days:
Thursday, March 30 11am – 6pm, AAF After Dark 6pm – 9pm
Friday, March 31 11am – 8pm
Saturday, April 1 11am – 8pm
Sunday, April 2 11am – 5pm

Art courtesy of Decorazon Gallery – Erin Cone Blush 2 Acrylic on canvas, 12″ x 12″ / 30 x 30 cm

Gender Bias and the Art World, a panel discussion at The Hospital Club

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Gender Bias and the Art World, a panel discussion at The Hospital Club taking place on April 7th will be moderated by Susan Mumford, Founder and CEO of AWAD, The Association of Women Art Dealers, and produced by Mashonda Tifrere, founder of Art LeadHER. The panel will discuss women in art and what it means to be a working female artist in today’s art market. It will also explore enduring gender bias in the viewing of art, and what women-only and gender-conscious initiatives can do to address it head on.

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