Monday, January 17, 2022

Catch my friend Jessica Nissan at the Nars Gallery Opening Jan. 21, 2022, 6-8 PM. Looks like a good destination.

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Artwork: Ying Hung, A Funny Shape of Cadmium Yellow, 2021, Oil on Clayboard, 24in x 36in

Re-Discoveries

January 21 - February 16

With works by Audrey Anastasi, Stephen Basso, Sally Boon Matthews, Jennie Booth, Frank Born, Alfonse Borysewicz, Sophia Chizuco, Carole d'Inverno, Fred Fleisher, Neddi Heller, Ying Hung, Angela Kehlenbeck, Richard Kessler, Jeffrey Kurland, Linda Lee Nicholas, David Lindberg, Joyce McKee, Robert Melzmuf, Regi Müller, Jessica Nissen, Douglas Paisley, Mari Renwick, Richard Rosenblatt, Daniel Vasquez, and Peter Walsh.

Opening Reception: Friday, January 21st, 6-8 pm

NARS Main Gallery and Project Space

The NARS Foundation is thrilled to begin the year with the first iteration of Re-discoveries, a new series of exhibitions that showcase the recent works of South West Brooklyn artists who have consistently made work throughout the past 25+ years. With this new project, NARS aims to create space for the diverse artistic communities in South West Brooklyn, enabling intergenerational conversations among artists and arts professionals.

Each artist addresses ideas of change and adaptation as they reflect on the past few years: a period in which their lives and the world ceased to be what it used to be. These ideas are explored through new approaches that incorporate the use of elements such as text, wax, or other components, and through incorporating psychological themes that span from states of anxiety to meditation. Thus, this collection of works is a portrait of a changing, flowing world, and an invitation to re-discover it.

All visitors to the gallery must have proof of vaccination and wear a mask at all times while indoors.

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Email info@narsfoundation.org for more information about the exhibition.

 

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NARS programs are made possible in part through the generous support from Materials for the Arts, Con Edison, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and with public funds from NYSCA, as administrated by the Brooklyn Arts Council. 

 

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The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation is a 501(c)(3) 
not-for-profit arts organization committed to supporting artists and curators on an international level as well as engaging the local community in Brooklyn and the Greater New York area.


Accessibility: NARS Foundation is only wheelchair accessible via prior arrangement - please contact info@narsfoundation.org to arrange this, or for any further questions regarding accessbility. Our office can also be reached by phone: 718-768-27

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Friday, January 7, 2022

Blue Heron at WestHampton Beach 1/6/2022.

 Out watching for Seals yesterday at West Hampton Beach, looking across to the Moriches Bay I caught some great pics of a  Great Yester Heron, around 4PM. The sun is beginning to fall in the sky. Best Jamie  








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Friday, December 17, 2021

Merry Christmas from the Institute of Italian Culture Chicago

1,2,3...Stella: Il Contafavole di Natale

Campane di Natale
da venerdi` 17 dicembre 

Amici, è tutto pronto per la notte di Natale? L'albero, il presepe, i regali … ma le campane ci sono? Forza cerchiamole insieme a Diego e Bingo Bongo! Ci vuole proprio un bel “din, don, dan”.
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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Visit Storm King's permanent collection, take in the stunning Hudson Valley landscape in the changing season, and reconnect with friends and family outdoors.

Storm King Art Center 
WINTER WEEKENDS
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JANUARY 8 – MARCH 27, 2022
10 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturdays and Sundays only

Tickets now available for Winter Weekend visits in January!

Enjoy works on view from Storm King's permanent collection, take in the stunning Hudson Valley landscape in the changing season, and reconnect with friends and family outdoors. Advance tickets are required for all visitors.

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DISCOVER NEW WORKS IN OUR COLLECTION
Now including Mark di Suvero's E=MC2, Rashid Johnson's Stacked Heads, and Sarah Sze's Fallen Sky!

E=MC2 (1996–97)
Installed at Storm King on loan in 2019, marking the sculpture's first presentation in the US, di Suvero's E=MC is the tallest sculpture at Storm King at nearly 100 feet and can be seen from the nearby NY State Thruway. Recently gifted by the artist to Storm King, E=MC2 joins five iconic examples of di Suvero’s large-scale outdoor sculptures in Storm King’s permanent collection and is the first to represent the artist’s production in the 1990s.
 
Stacked Heads (2019) 
Now on view in the museum’s North Woods, the imposing busts of Johnson’s Stacked Heads, balanced one atop the other, are constructed from bronze coated in a glossy black patina. The sculpture’s surface is textured with incised marks, reminiscent of Johnson’s distinctive, sometimes violent, manipulation of softer and more malleable materials such as shea butter, black soap, and wax.


Fallen Sky (2020–21)
On view from Storm King's 2021 season, Sze's permanent, site-specific commission Fallen Sky consists of a 36-foot-diameter spherical cavity emerging from the earth. Made up of 132 individual elements of mirror-polished stainless steel nestled into Storm King's Museum Hill, the sculpture both reflects and is embedded within the landscape. While looking at Fallen Sky and the natural environment surrounding it, viewers simultaneously experience what is above: passing clouds and birds and variations in light, weather, season, and time of day.
PLAN YOUR VISIT

Please come prepared to spend the day walking and standing outdoors, check the weather forecast, and wear comfortable walking shoes. The Art Center’s grounds comprise varied terrain including rolling meadows, hills, wooded areas, and paved and gravel paths.

Winter Weekends: Zhang Huan, Three Legged Buddha, 2007. Gift of Zhang Huan and Pace Gallery. © Zhang Huan Studio, courtesy Pace Gallery. 

Discover New Works: View of the south fields, all works by Mark di Suvero. Left to right: Figolu, 2005–11. Courtesy the artist and Spacetime C.C., NY.  E=MC2, 1996-97. Gift of Mark di Suvero and Spacetime C.C., NY. © Mark di Suvero, courtesy the artist and Spacetime C.C., NY.

Plan Your Visit: Sarah Sze, Fallen Sky, 2020–21. Courtesy the artist. Photo by Jeffrey Jenkins, courtesy Sarah Sze studio.

All photos: © 2021 Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY.
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New Windsor, NY 12553

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Monday, November 29, 2021

Monte Farber, & Amy Zerner Celebrate their new Book Enchanted Woods!!!

Amy & Monte are celebrating their book of a lifetime!

ENCHANTED WORLDS

Written by Monte Farber for lovers of books, handmade couture clothing and artwork, to help energize the readers' own creative gifts and enhance their

spiritual practices to bring more love and

enchantment into their lives.

A soothing spirit infuses the beautiful, uplifting vibe of Enchanted Worlds. You can leaf through the 250 pages (323 color plates!) just for a dose of positive, creative energy and breathe in some inspiring art by Amy Zerner.

WE ARE HAVING A CONTEST!

TO ENTER TO WIN:

Just purchase

ENCHANTED WORLDS:

The Visionary Collages & Art Couture of Amy Zerner

from your favorite bookstore and email us your receipt by

Tuesday, December 14th to 

info@theenchantedworld.com

and put “Enchanted World Contest”

in the subject.

We are giving away THREE

AMY ZERNER CANVAS ART PRINTS as prizes - each are 20 x 30” stretched and signed - ready to hang - each one a $500 value:

THE HERMIT, LUST, and THE PAST. So there will be 3 lucky winners!

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