First Thursday Gallery Walk
November 2, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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!
Highlights from November’s Gallery Walk include Everything You’ve Ever Wanted, a fundraiser with over 60 artists presented by AGENCY by Meta Meta Meta to help them continue their mission to foster community and promoting underrepresented and emerging New York based artists; Danilo Correale: Art Work’s End, a multimedia exhibition that examines our hopes and anxieties in an era of increased automation and imagines a world without work at Art in General; and Alfred Leslie: The World is Charged with the Grandeur of God which presents seven large Pixel Score prints of characters from literature at Janet Borden, Inc.
A.I.R. Gallery (155 Plymouth Street) presents three exhibitions:
Beyond the Bed Covers examines how quilts and quilting have evolved beyond their functionality to push the boundaries of materiality, politics, and personal expression. Curated by Laura Petrovich-Cheney and artists include: Rachel Farmer, Kim Fox, Ariel Jackson, Luke Haynes, Laura Petrovich-Cheney, Coralina Rodriguez Meyer, Faith Ringgold, and Jessica Skultety. On view through November 12, 2017.
Nancy Storrow: Edgeland continues Storrow’s dedication to alternate views of nature. Originally inspired by sights on a mountain drive in her home state of Vermont, each drawing may be seen as the spirit of a place, an elaboration of it or a separate story. On view through November 12, 2017.
Fugitive Love Song documents Dani Dodge’s 2016 guerrilla art project carried throughout Los Angeles and beyond. For 366 days, using lipstick, spray paint, markers and printed flyers, Dodge spread a singular message: “# Just the way you are.” By distilling a potent message of affirmation through this iconic song lyric, Dodge used her public intervention to insert small, fleeting moments of joy into the otherwise chaotic tempo of everyday life. On view through November 12, 2017.
AGENCY by Meta Meta Meta LLC (20 Jay Street, Suite M14) hosts an opening reception for Everything You’ve Ever Wanted a group exhibition featuring works by more than 60 artists. This show is a fundraiser with the goal of supporting the activity of Meta Meta Meta LLC and AGENCY project space in fostering community and promoting underrepresented and emerging New York based artists. On view through December 21, 2017.
Art In General (145 Plymouth Street) presents At Work’s End, a new commission by Danilo Correale. The exhibition grapples with our hopes and anxieties in an era of increased automation. It incorporates installations, audio, video animation, and paintings by Correale that consider what another model for a technologically and economically developed society could look like. On view through November 9, 2017.
Asphodel (20 Jay Street, Suite 837) hosts an opening reception for Heidi Schwegler: My Enemy,
a meditation on antiquities and the spectacle of decay. On view through December 14.
Brooklyn Bridge Park (99 Plymouth Street) presents Exquisite Plants, a three-part installation created by Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao inspired by the flowering plants of Brooklyn Bridge Park. This interactive project includes a magnetic wall where the public is invited to rearrange decals to create new compositions, a large wall relief made of brightly painted shapes, and a collection of collages made during community workshops. On view through November 6, 2017.
Firelight Studio (247 Water Street, 101) presents Massive Stampede, a collaborated series of new work Craig Anthony Miller, Joshua Reynolds, and Kirsten Kramer. On view through December 7, 2017.
Janet Borden Inc (91 Water Street) presents Alfred Leslie: The World is Charged with the Grandeur of God: Seven new works from 50 Characters in Search of a Reader which includes seven large Pixel Scores by reknowned photographer Alfred Leslie. Pixel Scores represent a hybrid art-making process, where Leslie draws directly on the computer screen. The Pixel Scores in the exhibition depict characters from literature. On view through December 20, 2017.
Klompching Gallery (89 Water Street) presents 10th Anniversary Exhibition: Part Two, a group exhibition of artists represented by the gallery, in celebration of its 10th anniversary. On view through December 9, 2017
Made in NY Media Center (30 John Street) hosts an opening reception for Identity 0.0, a collaborative video and sound program exploring the changing meanings of “self” and “individuality.” Artists include: Daniela Kostova, Naormi Meijia Wang, Radka Salcmannova, Thomas D. Rotenberg, Sarah Trouche, Mai T. Segura & Harald V. Uccello, Kinga Toth, Richard Jochum. The video will also be projected onto the nearby anchorage of the Manhattan Bridge at the Pearl Street Triangle during the reception. On view through November 30, 2017.
New York Studio School Dumbo Sculpture Studio, (20 Jay Street, #307) hosts an opening reception for COLORSCULPTURE, a group exhibition which explores the issue of color and sculpture. Artists include: James Biederman, Willard Boepple, Maud Bryt, Jim Condron, Lenka Curtin, Garth Evans, Bruce Gagnier, Ben Godward, Leonid Lerman, John Newman, Jim Osman. On view through December 15, 2017.
Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth Street) presents two exhibitions:
Ron Baron: Beyond-Beyond, an expansive installation of nearly 100 pairs of life-size cast ceramic shoes. Although each pair is small in comparison to the gallery’s vast space, their combined poetic and ghostly presences fill the significant void and evoke all that is missing. On view until November 5, 2017.
Karina Aguilera Skvirsky: The Perilous Journey of María Rosa Palacios is a half-hour film that documents her travel from Ecuador’s Chota highlands to the coastal town of Guayaquil. The expedition serves as a re-creation of her great grandmother’s 1906 journey and an exploration of identity, representation, and ever-shifting boundaries of place and nationhood. On view through November 5, 2017.
Split Level (218 Plymouth Street) presents A COOL 25 PT 3, work by Joey Ice spanning 25 years in various mediums including sculpture, decor, jewelry, fashion, modeling, photography, TV, movies, videos, and cartoons. On view through December 28, 2017.
United Photo Industries (16 Main Street, B) presents Josh Lehrer: My Shot, Portraits from Hamilton an exhibition of photos by acclaimed photographer Josh Lehrer. Taken with an antique camera lens from the mid-1800s, just after Hamilton’s time, My Shot features one-of-a-kind photos of the cast of the award-winning musical Hamilton. On view through November 22, 2017.