Naomie Kremer

Naomie Kremer: Age of Entanglement

Age of Entanglement will include video, hybrid paintings and hybrid sculptures. Combining large-scale, intensely colored abstract paintings with video projections, Kremer creates hybrids that blur the distinction between the two mediums and alter the physical …

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Memoryweave, new work by Susan Greenstein at 440 Gallery

May 25, 2015 – 10:01 am | Comments Off

Brooklyn, NY – Memoryweave, Susan Greenstein’s third solo show at 440 Gallery, represents a dramatic departure from her earlier pastel and watercolor cityscapes. These vibrant monotypes derive from an early fascination with patterns.

Susan Greenstein

Susan Greenstein

Greenstein’s childhood home was filled with vivid patterns – including Moroccan djellabahs, Egyptian stamped metalwork, Indonesian batiks, and Guatemalan textiles – collected by her parents. This imagery has influenced the artist throughout her career and offered a rich source of ideas and endless possibilities for her recent foray into printmaking.

Greenstein’s process is reductive. It involves inking up a plate and then removing ink to expose the white of the page or the color from an earlier layer. Greenstein also uses Chine-collé in her work, the addition of collaged paper allowing fields of color to breathe through the patterns.

“One of the most interesting aspects of focusing on pattern is its meditative quality. As a pattern repeats itself, it changes slightly and steadily, revealing the artist’s hand. Sometimes you can almost feel the artist breathing in and breathing out in the subtle variations.”

Greenstein studied painting and drawing at Pratt Institute. For a decade she worked as an illustrator for magazines and children’s books. She has been teaching art for many years and she greatly enjoys working with young children. She feels that their enthusiasm helps her to stay focused on what has always been exciting about art-making for her. Greenstein enjoys painting and drawing on-site around New York, but is currently preoccupied with her newest passion – printmaking.

Susan Greenstein – Memoryweave
June 4 – July 5, 2015
Opening Reception: Saturday June 6th, 6-9 pm

440 Gallery is located at 440 Sixth Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn, between 9th and 10th Streets, and is convenient to the F, G, and R subways. The gallery is open on Thursday and Friday, 4-7pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 7pm, or by appointment.

Website: www.440gallery.com

Final Weekend for Brooklyn Color/Form, a Pop-up Exhibition of Brooklyn Artists in a Unique Home for Sale in Greenwich’s Bucolic Back Country

May 14, 2015 – 10:05 am | Comments Off
Greenwich country home

Brooklyn, NY – A diverse array of artwork by six Brooklyn-based artists, including Ella Yang, will be on display and open to the public one last weekend at a property which, since its origins, has …

‘Qualia’ Opens to a Full House at Sublime Galleria

May 12, 2015 – 12:28 pm | Comments Off

Group Art Exhibition featuring 15 Established Artists & 5 Upcoming Artists from across India. Exhibition celebrates the numerous hues of summer as seen by these artists.
Bangalore, India – ‘Qualia’, a group art exhibition featuring 15 …

The Gowanus Superfund Site: Artists, Stewardship, and the Canal

May 12, 2015 – 9:35 am | Comments Off
Arts Gowanus

Andrea Parker, Executive Director of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, will introduce the complex urban ecology of the Gowanus Canal and Watershed and discuss the diverse roles citizen stewards can play in improving ecological health.
This event …

All-In: Swimming the Gowanus Tonight

May 6, 2015 – 8:01 pm | Comments Off

All In: Swimming the Gowanus brings together a diverse group of artists, water advocates, and explorers who engage our imagination, perceptions, and understanding of water with a focus on the Gowanus Canal.
This exhibit …

Seduced: dm contemporary NYC

May 3, 2015 – 8:45 am | Comments Off
Willy Bo Richardson

dm contemporary is pleased to present ‘Seduced’ , an exhibition featuring recent works by four artists: Sun K. Kwak, Martin Mullin, Willy Bo Richardson, and Katsumi Suzuki. The exhibition opens on Friday, May 8th and …

Cassandra Straubing: A Fragile Narrative

April 26, 2015 – 9:44 am | Comments Off
Cassandra Straubing

Through her sculptural glasswork, Cassandra Straubing addresses issues of domestic and industrial labor. Her exhibition explores the sociological aspects of working-class garments and tools of blue-collar labor, and how the objects might symbolize a person’s …

The European Cultural Centre hosts during the next Venice Biennale

April 26, 2015 – 9:24 am | Comments Off

Exhibitions open 9 May – 22 November 2015, 10 am – 6 pm, Tuesdays closed, preview 7 and 8 May 2015 FREE ENTRY
The National Pavilion of the Philippines at Palazzo Mora
The National Pavilion …

Amy M. Ho: Red Rooms

April 25, 2015 – 9:56 am | Comments Off
Amy M

Amy M. Ho will create a hyper-artificial environment that envelops the viewer and transforms the sense of space by projected light and shadows.
Red Rooms is a two-channel video projection that was created by the artist …

You’re Invited to ArtWorks: A Benefit for Arts Gowanus

April 24, 2015 – 1:38 pm | Comments Off
Arts Gowanus

Join us to celebrate arts and the artists in the Gowanus neighborhood, AND TAKE HOME ONE PIECE OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK from a Gowanus artist. All while supporting the critical mission of Arts Gowanus to …

Talking Art: Artists Using Technology to Increase Visibility

April 23, 2015 – 9:58 am | Comments Off

Artists Using Technology to Increase Visibility Daniel Milnor, Photographer at Large, Blurb Inc. Thursday, May 14, 2015 7pm
With a vast percentage of the world connected through modern technology, the opportunity for artists to capitalize on …