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Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

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Booklyn Historical Society Waterfront Exhibition

May 14, 2018 - May 31, 2020
Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO, 55 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Waterfront is an exhibition and multimedia experience for all ages that brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn’s coastline through stories of workers, artists, industries, activists, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems.

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The Bridge LAND Gallery

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The Bridge! The Bridge!

August 30, 8:00 am - October 30, 5:00 pm
LAND Gallery, 67 Front Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The Bridge! The Bridge!, Robert Latchman’s first solo exhibition at LAND Gallery, as a title encapsulates the commanding effect the Brooklyn Bridge has on this artist’s work. Latchman’s fascination with the Brooklyn Bridge began a few years ago.  Since then, the bridge has served as his main subject, completely capturing the artist’s focus. The Brooklyn Bridge is not his only subject, but it is a dominating one; the work evokes permanence, construction, and calls attention to the history of place. Latchman came…

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Deanna Lee

August 31 - October 25
Main Window, One Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Main Window presents Deanna Lee whose creates site-specific installations consist of masses of lines that evoke various influences: organic structures like plants, hair, muscles, and fungi; natural systems such as waves and wind currents; geological strata; and topographical maps.

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Homage_to_Miro

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Strophes on Stripes

September 6 - October 7
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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GALLERY II A.I.R. Gallery is pleased to announce Strophes on Stripes, the first solo exhibition of acrylic paintings by National Artist Mineko Yoshida. The exhibition brings together a body of work from the Stripe Painting series created by the artist in 2017. For the creation of these works, Yoshida starts by spray painting “stripes” onto 60’’ x 60’’ special Yupo paper (recyclable and synthetic waterproof paper) where they act as lines of a notebook, or lanes on a wide highway. The “strophes” which live…

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True Value: The Works of Brookie Maxwell (1956- 2015)

September 6 - October 7
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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GALLERY III Brookie Maxwell Works and A.I.R. Gallery are proud to present True Value: The Works of Brookie Maxwell (1956-2015). This exhibition, which marks the fourth time Maxwell’s work has been exhibited at A.I.R. Gallery, is a tribute to the late artist and activist who strived to craft a narrative in her artwork that acted as a “voice for the voiceless.” This show is the first in a series of retrospectives designed to bring greater awareness of Brookie Maxwell’s contributions to…

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Catherine Mosely

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Diamonds

September 6, 8:00 am - October 7, 5:00 pm
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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GALLERY I A.I.R. Gallery is pleased to announce the newest exhibition by New York artist Catherine Mosley. A printmaker with a keen knowledge of color, hue, tone, and structure, Mosley's newest works are large-scale 3-dimensional quadrilaterals that jut into the exhibition space, demanding the viewer to confront the intricacies of color and shape.

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blanket statements

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Blanket Statements

September 8 - October 27
MINUS SPACE, 16 Main Street, Suite A
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Accola Griefen Fine Art and MINUS SPACE are pleased to present the three-woman exhibition Blanket Statements: Works by Gina Adams, Maria Hupfield & Marie Watt. This is the first collaborative project by the galleries and it will take place at MINUS SPACE’s location in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Artists Gina Adams, Maria Hupfield, and Marie Watt are of indigenous descent and fabric plays a significant role in their respective practices. No other blanket statements can be made, however, about the work of…

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Binary Code

September 14 - October 26
KLOMPCHING GALLERY, 89 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Max de Esteban continues his examination of our world as mediated by and through technology, through creating photographic imagery that utilizes the traditions of appropriation and remix. As with his earlier bodies of work, the artist dispenses with the linear perspective inherent in Western art, as a key device in his examination of how technology is a determining factor in artistic expression, in human relationships, and in our mediation of the world. "Binary Code, attempts to give visual expression to…

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YGRG

Reading

COMING OF AGE II

September 20, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Art in General, 145 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Art in General presents Young Girl Reading Group (YGRG) an ongoing performative project founded in 2013 in Berlin by the artist duo Dorota Gawęda and Eglė Kulbokaitė. Young Girl Reading Group investigates the act of reading as intimate experience, holding the potentiality to become public through the “outlouding” of words, otherwise under-emphasized. In correspondence with Tiqqun’s Preliminary Materials For a Theory of the Young-Girl, organized around feminist thought both historical and contemporary, and inspired by theory and fiction, YGRGprovides an intimate discursive…

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Call for Submissions: 13th A.I.R. Biennial

September 23
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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A.I.R. Gallery is accepting submissions for its 13th Biennial from both national and international artists. Curated by Sarah Demeuse and Prem Krishnamurthy, the call is open to works of all forms and disciplines. Submissions that will be considered can range from studio art and design, film projects and publishing practices, sound and noise compositions. This year’s edition of the Biennial will not be limited to our New York space; the exhibition will extend to alternative locations as well.  

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Strategies of Difference

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Strategies of Difference

September 26, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Marking the 25th Anniversary of A.I.R.’s Fellowship program, Strategies of Differencewelcomes the 2018-19 Fellows in a conversation responding to the increasingly urgent priorities of what a feminist future looks likes. Strategies of Difference builds upon A.I.R.’s history of radical vision through presenting alternative methodologies and ideas intended to have an impact on contemporary configurations of power. Each Fellow will present an aspect of their research or work that reconfigures the role of the artist within their surrounding environments; both on an individual local…

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paula wilson

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Spread Wild: Pleasures of the Yucca

September 29 - November 4
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Paula Wilson’s mixed-media installation transforms Smack Mellon’s industrial space into a landscape resembling the high desert plains of New Mexico, where the artist currently lives. Central among the flora and fauna depicted are the yucca plant and yucca moth. Their pollination ritual represents a quintessential example of mutualism, which Wilson reimagines as a love scene. She outfits the gallery’s towering columns as larger than life naturalists who act as guides and observers of the display. By portraying an untold narrative…

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A Cat in Gods Garden

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A Cat in God’s Garden

September 29 - November 4
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Luisa Caldwell’s exhibition encompasses personal interests that have spanned her childhood and adult life: cats, gardens, and art books. Her project is inspired by flowers and plants that she grows and nurtures in her Brooklyn garden, as well as the stray cats that come and go. On the gallery walls are hundreds of Caldwell’s botanical drawings illustrating fantastic flora. Caldwell has also created an installation of found porcelain and stoneware vases that have her own feline and botanical imagery etched…

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A Cat in Gods Garden

Opening Reception

A Cat in God’s Garden

September 29, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Luisa Caldwell’s exhibition encompasses personal interests that have spanned her childhood and adult life: cats, gardens, and art books. Her project is inspired by flowers and plants that she grows and nurtures in her Brooklyn garden, as well as the stray cats that come and go. On the gallery walls are hundreds of Caldwell’s botanical drawings illustrating fantastic flora. Caldwell has also created an installation of found porcelain and stoneware vases that have her own feline and botanical imagery etched…

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Robert Cummings

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Robert Cumming: Nudes

October 4 - November 3
Janet Borden, Inc., 91 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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New drawings from polymath artist Robert Cumming. Cumming’s nudes imply a compelling yet elusive narrative informed by his merging interests in painting, sculpture, and photography.

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First Thursday

First Thursday Gallery Walk

October 4, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The first Thursday of every month‚ the galleries of DUMBO stay open late, hosting special events and receptions. Neighborhood restaurants and bars have specials for First Thursday patrons. Don’t miss it!

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YGRG

Reading

COMING OF AGE III

October 12, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Art in General, 145 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Art in General presents Young Girl Reading Group (YGRG) an ongoing performative project founded in 2013 in Berlin by the artist duo Dorota Gawęda and Eglė Kulbokaitė. Young Girl Reading Group investigates the act of reading as intimate experience, holding the potentiality to become public through the “outlouding” of words, otherwise under-emphasized. In correspondence with Tiqqun’s Preliminary Materials For a Theory of the Young-Girl, organized around feminist thought both historical and contemporary, and inspired by theory and fiction, YGRGprovides an intimate discursive…

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A.I.R. Fellowship Program

October 24
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The A.I.R. Fellowship Program was established in 1993 by former NY artist member, Stephanie Bernheim, in order to support underrepresented and emerging self-identified women artists in New York City. Each year, six artists are awarded a year-long fellowship to develop and exhibit a project at A.I.R. In the last 25 years more than 92 artists have had the opportunity to have their first solo exhibition in New York City with the support of the A.I.R. community. This program encourages artistic…

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Anne Peabody

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Anne Peabody

October 31, 2018 - January 4, 2019
Main Window, One Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Main Window presents a site specific installation by Anne Peabody.

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Smack Mellon’s Artist Studio Program

November 2
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Application for 2019-2020 via Submittable Deadline is Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 11:59PM EST The Artist Studio Program was launched in 2000 in response to the crisis of available affordable space for artists living and working in New York City. The program provides six eligible artists working in all visual arts media a free private studio space, accessible 24/7, and a fellowship. Before applying, we encourage you to read about the Artist Studio Program and history at our website here.

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First Thursday

First Thursday Gallery Walk

February 7, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The first Thursday of every month‚ the galleries of DUMBO stay open late, hosting special events and receptions. Neighborhood restaurants and bars have specials for First Thursday patrons. Don’t miss it!

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