Category Archives: Art Exhibitions

The Barnes Foundation Re-imagined in Philadelphia

Probably close to 15 years ago, my mother and I wandered into remote Merion, PA to experience The Barnes Foundation.  Bookings had to be confirmed two months prior due to the strict number of daily visitors.  This advance seemed to hold also … Continue reading

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A Live 80s Video Mashed with Mocked Mysticism

Jan. 20 – Off the Morgan-L Stop moments before 7p, droves of Bushwick newcomers checked their respective phone devices to pinpoint Agape Enterprise‘s location.  The challenge of spying street signs and numbers is a dying mode of survival presuming global … Continue reading

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Humanizing Inhabitants of Urbanspaces

Overcast would not hamper the glowing large tent filled with artists and curious participants last evening for Love Night by Houston and 2nd Avenue.  Walking past Roberta’s stand, one moves along the iron gates into an encased, canvassed hanger that … Continue reading

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Tranquillo Cremona for NYC curation

While navigating the galleries at Viala delle Belle Art or commonly referred as Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Rome, one painting captured my eye for its style. Fanciulla malata [1877] (Translation: Sick girl) by Tranquillo Cremona features a child demanding full … Continue reading

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Stranded Wildflower in Urban Decay

Last Thursday evening at Dacia Gallery on 53 Stanton Street, people gathered to recognize and welcome the solo exhibition Wildflower by Jane Hugentober.  This sliver of gallery space nestled in the Lower East Side housed the square-formatted, large canvases typically … Continue reading

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Dutifully German

In case you did not read the header, MoMA artfully imprints the exhibition’s title German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse with wood grain semblance in black with solid red words higher up.  The prized 6th Floor Gallery space promises a treasure … Continue reading

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Reading Rainbows, Hearts, and Snakes

In lucid daylight, some art jostle no matter the sunshine.  Upper East Side Michael Werner Gallery (4 E. 77, 2nd Floor, NY, NY) closed a visually nightmarish exhibit of Friedrich Schröder-Sonnenstern’s work.  This is the first solo exhibition of this … Continue reading

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MoMI: Transformed Space

Days before the public partied and mingled in the renovated Museum of Moving Image building, a private Gala preview was held on Thursday, January 13th in this Astoria landmark.  Upwards of $67.5 million were invested into this structure and architecturally … Continue reading

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Whitney’s Pride

Until April 10th, The Whitney Museum of American Art showcases their strong catalogue of Edward Hopper paintings thanks to their illustrious founder and patron Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (her niece Gloria Laura Vanderbilt is Anderson Cooper’s mother).  Gertrude defied mores of … Continue reading

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Retro Pop in NYC Galleries

Guest Contributor: Edward Epstein, Associate Director for Community Engagement and Resource Development at University of Pennsylvania, and Lecturer, at The University of Pennsylvania. During my recent visit to the New York galleries, pop culture photography from the past seemed all … Continue reading

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