Category : Exhibits – New York City

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Rolando Pulido, NEW CUBAN POSTER ART: UNVEILING THE UNCONSCIONABLE, at M. Castedo Gallery, NY

 

Friday, June 20, 2014, 6 pm to 9 pm

M. Castedo Gallery
29 West 36th Street, NYC
10th Floor

FREE ADMISSION

RSVP at:  cccofny@aol.com

A unique exhibit of contemporary Cuban poster art by one of its leading exponents, Rolando Pulido, who has selflessly dedicated his talent to support the burgeoning civic resistance movement on the Island. Although within the stylistic continuum of the anti-capitalist poster art that emerged during the first decade of the Cuban revolution—including Alberto Korda’s universally recognized image of Che Guevara—post-revolution poster art, such as Pulido’s, has met a drastically divergent course. The former, as Susan Sontag would point out in her incisive 1970 introduction to “The Art of Revolution,” became a commodity itself. Pulido’s posters, on the other hand, are as technically brilliant and as focused on communication as the best representatives of the genre, yet cannot be defined as coveted consumer art. The distinguished journalist David Rieff will place Pulido’s posters in historical context, addressing the extent to which current cultural trends and renewed political awareness might begin to blot out their marginality.

Award-winning visual artist Rolando Pulido was born and raised in Cienfuegos, Cuba, and has resided in New York City since 1980.

 

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Diango Hernandez in group show NEW PAINTINGS, at Alexander and Bonin Gallery, NY

June 3, 2014 – July 25, 2014

Alexander and Bonin
132 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10011

Our summer show includes paintings by five gallery artists: Matthew Benedict, Robert Bordo, Diango Hernández, Stefan Kürten and Sylvia Plimack Mangold. Most of the paintings in the exhibition are being exhibited for the first time.

Press Release

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Armando Mariño: New Paintings after the Long Winter, at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, NY

May 6 – June 7, 2014

Vernissage Tuesday, May 6, from 6 – 8pm

532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel
532 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001
 
 
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Zilia Sánchez “Heróicas Eróticas en Nueva York,” at GALERIE LELONG, New York

May 3, 2014 – June 21, 2014

Opening reception: Friday, May 2, 6-8pm

Galerie Lelong
528 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001
 

Galerie Lelong is pleased to present its first solo exhibition with Cuban-born artist Zilia Sánchez, Heróicas Eróticas en Nueva York. As a global citizen who has lived in Cuba, Spain, New York, and now Puerto Rico, Sánchez’s hybridized shaped canvases unite the painterly and the sculptural, the formal and the psychological, and the masculine and the feminine. Only the second exhibition of Sánchez’s work in New York in over thirty years, Heróicas Eróticas en Nueva York comprises paintings made in the artist’s signature technique of stretching canvas over hand-molded wooden armatures, and spans fifty years of production. Many of the works on view have never been seen outside of Sánchez’s adopted home of Puerto Rico. The artist will be present for the opening on Friday, May 2 from 6-8pm.

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Félix González-Torres and Tomás Sánchez in group show LONE TREE, at Marlborough Chelsea, NY

APRIL 4 – MAY 3, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 6-8PM

MARLBOROUGH CHELSEA
545 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001

Marlborough Chelsea is proud to present Lone Tree, a group exhibition of contemporary work inspired by Romanticism, the sublime and in particular the German painter Caspar David Friedrich.

“The artist’s feeling is his law. Genuine feeling can never be contrary to nature; it is always in harmony with her. But another person’s feelings should never be imposed on us as law. Spiritual affinity leads to similarity in work, but such affinity is something entirely different from mimicry.”

- Caspar David Friedrich

We have seen lately a significant resurrection of Romanticism in Contemporary Art. Developed in the late 18th – early 19th century as a reaction to the Industrial Revolution, early Romanticism challenged the pragmatic rationalization of science over the natural world, insisting instead on a philosophy of human emotion, sensitivity, and an expanded imagination of the sublime.
This exhibition is a starting point from which to explore how notions of the spiritual and the magical alongside the sublime and the romantic, have once again, become important as contemporary artists grapple with the rapid developments that are changing the world as we know it, right before our eyes.

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Cuban America: An Empire State of Mind at Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY

February 4 – May 14, 2014

Reception: March 17th, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

The reception will include a special performance by artist Carmelita Tropicana

Lehman College Art Gallery
250 Bedford Park
Boulevard West
Bronx, N.Y. 10468

Alejandro Aguilera, Jairo Alfonso, Alexandre Arrechea, Tania Bruguera, María Magdalena Campos Pons, Yoán Capote, Los Carpinteros, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Christian Curiel, Alessandra Expósito, Teresita Fernández, Carlos Garaicoa, Anthony Goicolea, María Elena González, Armando Guiller, Luis Mallo, María Martínez Cañas, Abelardo Morel, Gean Moreno & Ernesto Oroza, Glexis Novoa, Geandy Pavón, Emilio Pérez, Javier Piñón, Carlos Rodríguez Cárdenas, Andrés Serrano, & Katarina Wong.

Video program: Juan Carlos Alom, Allora and Calzadilla, Humberto Díaz, Felipe Dulzaides, Luis Gárciga, Tony Labat, Glenda León, and Ana Olema.

Co-curated by Yuneikys Villalonga and Susan Hoeltzel and includes a related Cuban video art program organized by guest curator Meykén Barreto. A series of special programs is conducted by guest curator Elvis Fuentes.

RELATED EVENTS

Panel: In A Material World: Cubans Discuss Their America, moderated by Elvis Fuentes – March 18, 2014 – 6pm
Talk and Tastings: Cuban Cuisine, by a Havana Central Restaurant Chef – May 14, 2014 – 1pm

 

 

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Emilio Perez: Footprints on the Ceiling at Galerie Lelong, NY

January 4 – February 1, 2014

Opening reception: Thursday, January 9, 6-8pm

Galerie Lelong
528 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001

Emilio Perez’s third solo exhibition at Galerie Lelong, Footprints on the Ceiling, will showcase the artist’s unique method of combining painting and drawing in a body of new work that includes a monumental, 40-foot long mural painting, one of the artist’s largest site-specific works to date. The exhibition reveals a departure from previous bodies of work in the use of a richer, more complex color palette, a more distinct figuration, and expanded negative space. Also shown alongside the new paintings will be a triptych from 2011, on view for the first time in New York. The artist will be present for the opening on January 9th from 6-8pm.

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Pavel Acosta at Sgorbati Projects, NY

November 7 – December 21, 2013

Sgorbati Projects
525-531 West 26th Street Fourth Floor,
New York, NY

 

Sgorbati Projects is pleased to announce the gallery’s inaugural exhibition with work by Pavel Acosta, Livia Corona, Ignacio Lang and Gabriela Salazar. Each artist, through acts of intervention—theft, documentation, arbitrary appropriation, formal reinterpretation—modify established systems, repurposing these structures for their own intents.

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Identity and the Accumulation of Memory – NYC

December 4 – December 27, 2013

Group Show with the following artists participating:

Nelson Alvarez, Tony Chirino, Margarita Fresco Crespo, Guillermo Llorente, Renelio Marin, Alexis Mendoza, Mario Petrirena, Jesus Rivera, Juana Valdez, and Raul Villareal.

Opening Reception December 6th from 6-9pm

 

Boricua College Art Gallery
3755 Broadway (@156th St.)
New York, NY

 

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Ernesto Pujol’s “Social Choreography” in Lower Manhattan

Pujol was born in Cuba and raised there and in Puerto Rico. As a site-specific public performance artist, his work explores concepts of collective identity, spirituality, and the notion of the artist as a citizen and cultural worker. “I believe that everyone has the right to culture,” he has stated. “And I mean critical culture rather than entertainment. Critical culture is a human right.” His performance practice is based on walking—“durational group performances as public art,” as he states in his website, creating “psychic restorative portraits of peoples and places across the U.S.” Most recently, Pujol choreographed a work presented this past summer at the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, in collaboration with Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins and the Silsila Collective.

Time After Us was presented as part of “Crossing the Line,” an annual festival of interdisciplinary and performance art presented in New York by the French Institute Alliance Française. It took place in Saint Paul’s Chapel, one of the oldest churches in New York, which opened for Episcopal services in 1776.

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Ofill Echevarria – The Real World Exhibit

September 12 – 19, 2013

 

The Gabarron Foundation – Carriage House Center for the Arts
149 East 38th Street,
New York, New York

The Real World exhibit and Book launch

Reception September 19, 2013   5-9 PM

Ofill Echevarría, Cuban-American painter and multimedia artist captures realistic images from urban life “that explore the world beneath and beyond the surface in a dynamic dialogue with the soul”.

The closing reception on September 19th sponsored by Centro Cultural Cubano de Nueva York/CCCNY will celebrate the publication of El Mundo de los Vivos | The Real World (Un-Gyve Press).

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Mario Algaze – Throckmorton Fine Art

July 11 – September 14, 2013

 

Throckmorton Fine Art
145 E 57th Street
New York, NY
 

Throckmorton Fine Art is pleased to present a photography exhibit of portraits of famous men and women. Portraiture has a lengthy, rich, and diverse history in art. In our era, portraits of the famous have a pleasant association: they are familiar and frequently serve as cultural and temporal markers. These portraits, though, can be enigmatic, showing recognized faces but only hinting at complex personalities and the quixotic flow of fortune and tragedy.

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Luis Cruz Azaceta at the Whitney

April 25 – September 1, 2013

 

Whitney Museum of Art
945 Madison Avenue
at 75th Street,
New York

I, YOU, WE is the fifth in a two-year series of exhibitions which reassess the Whitney’s collection in anticipation of the Museum’s move downtown. Unfolding chronologically, these exhibitions explore overlooked developments in American art and reconsider iconic figures and works within new contexts.

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Pavel Acosta: Stolen Paint

June 12, 2013 – January 4, 2014

El Museo del Barrio
1230 5th Ave
New York, NY 10029

Going beyond the legal boundaries, and stealing the state property is an expanded exercise in Cuba. It has even become morally acceptable action — a payback for earning very low salaries, which are not enough to cover the basic needs of a regular worker, in a centralized economy. My recent work was born out of trying to translate this survival strategy into my creative process. Some of my photography series document illicit private businesses the government sees as a form of robbery, like owning a gymnasium for bodybuilding (Stolen Talent, 2009), creating new car designs, by merging old automobiles with modern pieces (Stolen Talent, 2009-2010), or privately using abandoned public spaces (Stolen Spaces, 2006-2009). Another body of work is developed using collage on different media. Stolen Paintings (2008-present) is a series of collage on canvas and paper, which I also started in Havana. There, I used layers of dry paint, which I collected from walls, and found objects in the city. After coming to live in New York, I turned this process into a working technique that is subordinated to specific ideas. Most of the time, the layers of acrylic are prepared in my studio, on top of a glass, to later use it for “dry painting.” In the case of Wallscape, an intervention in El Museo’s collection display, I will reproduce the painting hung in the wall in front of mine —Goat Song # 5: Tumult on George Washington Avenue, 1988, by Manuel Macarulla. I will collect the layers of old paint in my wall, and use this material to reproduce it at a 1:1 scale, as if my wall was reflecting it.

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El Museo del Barrio Biennial

June 12, 2013  to January 4, 2014

Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue(at 104)
New York
 

Four Cuban American artists are exhibiting at the Bienal – Pavel Acosta, Bernardo Navarro Tomas, Becky Franco and Alex Nuñez

Link:>>El diario de Cuba

LInk:>>New York Times

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Zilia Sanchez – Exhibits in NYC

April 21 – June 16, 2013

Artist Space
38 Green Street
NY
 
Opening April 20, 2013 6 – 8 PM

 

link:>>NYT article

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Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat

June 6th – September 6th 2013

The 8th Floor
17 W 17 Street
New York, NY

Curated by Rachel Weingeist and Orlando Hernández

A series of events celebrating baseball and Cuban culture will take place throughout the summer, including film screenings and artists’ talks. To inaugurate the exhibition, an artists’ reception will be held on Thursday, June 6th from 6-8 pm.

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The Wrinkles of the City, Havana, Cuba

May 7 – July 12, 2013

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery
505 W24th Street
New York, NY 10011

The Wrinkles of the City was started by JR in Cartagena, Spain and has been reprised in Shanghai, Los Angeles, and most recently, Havana. In 2012, JR and Parlá photographed and interviewed dozens of senior citizens who lived through the Cuban revolution, flyposting colossal black-and-white portraits of their subjects on the walls of city buildings. Parlá, who is of Cuban descent, interlaces the images with palimpsestic, calligraphic writings and color. In a city devoid of commercial imagery, JR and Parlá’s enormous yet intimate portraits offer a stunningly humane contrast to the endless repetition of political icons.

Opening reception Tuesday May 7, 6-8 PM
Artist Page->Link

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Alexandre Arrechea: No Limits

April 8-13, 2013

450 Park Avenue
New York, New York 10022

Phillips, in partnership with Magnan Metz Gallery, presents a selling-exhibition of Alexandre Arrechea’s watercolors and small-scale sculptures. The project is an extension of Alexandre Arrechea: No Limits, the artist’s ambitious installation of 18-foot architectural sculptures currently on view on the Park Avenue Malls.

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The AIPAD Photography Show

April 4-7, 2013

The AIPAD Photography Show
Booth #115
Park Avenue Armory
Park Avenue & 66th Street
New York, New York

More than 75 of the world’s leading photography art galleries will present a wide range of museum-quality work, including contemporary, modern and nineteenth-century photographs, as well as photo-based art, video, and new media, at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City’s Upper East Side.

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P.S.H Project

March 6 – March 10, 2013

Skylight@Moynihan Station
NYC Main Post Office
312 West 33rd Street
New York, NY 10001

The Paschall+Salar+Hardcore Project will be on display at Booth F07 at the Scope New York 2013 Art Show.

Featuring:

  • Fernando Arias
  • Gaston Ugalde
  • Mariana Monteagudo
  • Consuelo Castañeda
  • Oscar Muñoz
  • Gladys Triana
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Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft, and Design

Monday March 18, 2013

Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
 

Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft, and Design demonstrates how 20th and 21st century creators have engaged the medium of wood with conceptual and technical strategies.

Press Release->Link

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Julio Larraz Exhibit

February 13 – March 16, 2013

Marlborough Gallery
40 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019

The Directors of Marlborough Gallery are pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of recent work by the Cuban-born American painter, Julio Larraz, on February 13, 2013. This will be Larraz’s fourth exhibition in New York since joining the gallery in 2000. The exhibition will feature approximately 24 large paintings on canvas and 4 watercolors and pastels on paper.

Press Release->Link

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Eduardo Sarmiento – NYC

February 1 – March 2, 2013

The Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street
New York, NY

Eduardo Sarmiento’s drawing for Mezcal El Cortijo has been selected as part of the annual exhibition that will be held at the Museum of American Illustration from February 1st through March 2nd, 2013.  The exhibit features works by leading contemporary illustrators worldwide, selected by a prestigious jury of professionals.

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Emilio Sanchez – Old Print Shop

January 5 through February 9, 2013

 

Old Print Shop
150 Lexington Avenue at 30th Street
Second Floor
New York, NY
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Pinta New York 2012

November 15 – 18, 2012

7 West 34th Street, at 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10001

EXHIBITING ARTISTS
Richard Garet, Guerra de la Paz.

GALLERY ARTISTS
Represented artists include
Mathieu Asselin, Teresa Diehl, Richard Garet, Marco Giovani,
Guerra de la Paz, Cheryl Pope and Wendy Wischer

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Luis Mallo – Praxis NY

November 8 – December 29, 2012

Praxis International
Chelsea
541 W 25th Street
New York, NY

Inside the work of Ignacio Iturria, Hisae Ikenage, & Luis Mallo.

Opening Brunch: November 17, 2012 10 am to 1 PM.

link: Praxis

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Waldo Balart: Chromatic Systems

October 25 -November 24, 2012

Henrique Faria Fine Art
35 E 67 St 4th Fl
New York

Henrique Faria Fine Art is please to announce the opening of the exhibit Chromatic Systems by famed Cuban artist residing in Spain Waldo Balart.

Opening will take place October 25, 2012 – 6 PM

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Guerra de la Paz: Power Ties

November 3 – December 15, 2012

Julian Navarro Projects
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106

Power Ties is an exploration into the effectiveness of both symbolism and satire as methods of communicating the unmentionable, with the objective to create a visual language that depicts scenes where the ethics and morals of the influential are narrated by irony and righteousness.

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3rd Bronx Latin American Art Biennial 2012

October 6 – November 21, 2012

Gordon Parks Gallery
College of New Rochelle Annex
John Cardinal O’Connor Campus
149th Street, Bronx New York

Featured artist include:

  • Anthony Chirinos
  • Carolina Bazo
  • Carlos Barberena
  • Dora Lopez Prieto
  • Erick Sanchez
  • Esteban Figueroa
  • Juan Fernando Morales
  • Hatuey Ramos Fermin
  • José Peña
  • Juan Dolhare
  • Juana Valdes
  • Juanita Lanzo
  • Mario Petrirena
  • Melissa A. Calderon
  • Nestor Madalengoitia
  • Ricardo Hernández

Link to flyer

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