INTERVIEW: Joseph Pang Willets Point—The Perception of Making Beauty. Joseph Pang and Art Critic Douglas Turner talk about the hidden beauty of the everyday, and his recent work inspired by the Willets Point Auto Salvage and Repair neighborhood in New York City, and two shows… one in New York, the other in Seoul.
Last evening the Lower East Side Girls Club hosted a beautiful gala event, we’re attendees were treated to a tour of the $20 Million facility, as well as performances by the Girls Club choir and step team. Created 18 years ago to fill a huge gap in services and opportunities for girls aged 6-23.
On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at LYNCH THAM Gallery, Pedro Calapez created his broken line installation on the occasion of the artist’s United States debut Exhibition—”meadow-curtain-round-broken line.”
Now on view PEDRO CALAPEZ at LYNCH THAM Gallery, 175 Rivington. “The seminal exhibition of new works by leading Portuguese contemporary artist Pedro Calapez, marking the debut of the artist’s work in the United States.”
RSVP to attend a one night only Broken Language Show at REVERSE SPACE hosted by Beautiful Savage Magazine. The work of Ian J. Carr on view August 9th from 6pm-9pm
Bushwick at ODETTA Gallery TONIGHT! Artist reception for Melinda Hackett, Mike Drury, MDMH. 228 Cook Street 6-8p Together as MDMH Drury and Hackett show a fuller spectrum of confusion and beauty; myth, mystery, and Becoming; chaos, cycles, and stillness
John Street Pasture recently concluded its summer-long project. Artist Andrea Reynosa, Brooklyn Grange, and Smack Mellon FOODshed planted a 6,000-square-foot field with clover in Brooklyn. #JohnStPasture
No Longer Empty ‘If You Build It’ Exhibition at Broadway Housing Community, David Adjaye Designed Sugar Hill Affordable Housing. Three floors of art on view! Before its new occupants arrive, you can tour the new forward-thinking building and see tons of art!
REVIEW—Leaps into the Void: Shamanism, Meditation, Transcendence, Oblivion. ” In the manner of explorers and warriors, no matter East or West, we take to territories new to them—filled with life and things, and people, but sprung from their foundational compass, unchartered for them these new places are bereft of the comforts of home.”
ON VIEW THROUGH AUGUST 16TH AT GARIS & HAHN 263 BOWERY NEW YORK, NY
Jeff Koons Retrospective Opens at the Whitney. Jeff Koons has got to be the visual artist most associated with rock star status, while creating Pop art. One man, three genres, hundreds of objects large and small. The zing of pizazz, large bulbous high-gloss objects and statuary, household and everyday items—the Whitney is bedecked with one crown jewel after another, and the titillating factor is very high.