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Claudia Wieser: Rehearsal

July 29, 2021 - April 17, 2022
Main Street Park, Plymouth St & Washington St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Featuring five distinct large-scale geometric sculptures clad with hand-painted glazed tiles, panels featuring photographs of New York City and Roman and Greek antiquities, and mirror-polished stainless steel, Rehearsal is an immersive experience for park goers to explore. Commissioned by Public Art Fund, Rehearsal is Berlin-based artist Claudia Wieser’s public art debut. The structures range in height from seven to 13 feet and are encased in a balance of more than 1500 warm and cool-toned clay tiles that were hand-painted by…

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Curious Devices & Other Objects

November 10, 2021 - February 26, 2022
Klompching Gallery, 89 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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An exhibition of photographs that deal with the subject of technology. Featuring the artwork of Jeanette May, Max De Esteban, and Rebecca Hackemann.

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INCANALARE (To Channel)

December 1, 2021 - January 22, 2022
Superfine, 126 Front St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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INCANALARE is an exhibition of paintings by Pasqualina Azzarello that are at once reflective visual meditations as well as active explorations and demonstrations of the potential and vitality of human heart and will. Azzarello's approach to mark-making is both receptive and deliberate - and it is through the process of creating the work that the artist explores and investigates the ever-evolving meaning and impact of the handmade mark. Consisting of both figurative and abstract works, and painted in a palette…

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VIVA CUBA VIVA! Poster Art of the Revolution

December 2, 2021 - February 19, 2022
Cuban Art Space, 20 Jay Street, Suite 301
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Cuban posters are known the world over, and the Center for Cuban Studies has one of the world’s largest collections outside of Cuba, more than 6000. This exhibit presents more than 100 posters, many by Cuba’s most famous graphic artists, among them film posters by Azcuy, Bachs, Reboiro; international solidarity posters by Mederos and Rostgaard; a collection of posters from Santiago de Cuba, almost never seen in the US, and many more. For the first time, all of the posters…

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Keisha Scarville

December 4, 2021 - February 12, 2022
Higher Pictures Generation, 16 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Exhibition of new work by Brooklyn-based artist Keisha Scarville that explores the interwoven connections between her homelands of Guyana and New York, the limbo dance, and its historical origins in the Middle Passage.

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Diana Shpungin: Always Begin At The End

January 15 - February 20
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Always Begin At The End uses common iconography to address loss, memory, empathy and failure between the private and public, personal and political spheres. The exhibition centers around a marble tiled arena covering a significant portion of Smack Mellon’s 4,000 square foot main gallery floor. A felled chandelier, a record player, seashells, chairs, chain link fencing, cast body parts, doors, cardboard boxes, a reconfigured American flag, and loose change add to the range of quotidian objects that the artist has…

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Farima Fooladi: A Moveable Feast

January 15 - February 20
Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Farima Fooladi’s paintings depict spaces using memory, compressing architecture and landscape from her upbringing in post-revolutionary Iran with those that surrounded her as an adult after emigrating to the United States. In her newest body of work, the artist combines details from Southern Iran’s arid environment with luscious flora and other specifics of her current home in Houston, TX. The resulting paintings present organic and surreal landscapes that capture the transition of a place between feeling familiar and deeply foreign.…

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Wasteland

January 18 - January 23
Undercurrent, 70 John Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Undercurrent and Greece in USA present Wasteland, a performance-based interactive installation by visual artist Michalis Argyrou and performance artist Rafika Chawishe. The art installation and participatory event begins 2022 with a powerful piece to launch Greece in USA's new program Greece NOW, focusing on Greek artists who experiment with the politics of "nowness" and reflect upon the ubiquity and social ramifications of “nowness” in the digital age. Wasteland echoes themes from T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land on the 100th anniversary…

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Wasteland: Rafika Chawishe Performance

January 23, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Undercurrent, 70 John Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Undercurrent and Greece in USA present Wasteland, a performance-based interactive installation by visual artist Michalis Argyrou and performance artist Rafika Chawishe. Wasteland echoes themes from T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land on the 100th anniversary of one of the most iconic poems of the 20th century. The audience is invited to explore the latent meanings of Eliot’s writings by experiencing the transitions and transformative life of a human figure encapsulated in a 3.5-ton ice installation created by Michalis Argyrou. The viewers…

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Sylvia Netzer: S…as in Sylvia

February 12 - March 13
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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S...as in Sylvia is an exhibition of recent work by Sylvia Netzer, consisting of high-fire glazed ceramic forms each shaped like the letter “S.” Reflecting on the relationship between self and history, Netzer’s new works, with their repeated esses, are assertive and insistent declarations of presence, testaments to intergenerational strength and fortitude.

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CURRENTS: Identity Politics

February 12 - March 13
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Coinciding with the 45th anniversary of the Combahee River Collective Statement, the 7th biennial CURRENTS exhibition looks to the origins of identity politics in order to consider the concept’s continued relevance and contemporary manifestations. Through a broad array of media—including painting, sculpture, installation, video, and performance—the twelve included artists attend to issues of identity and coalition building from nuanced and diverse perspectives. Artists include: Ohan Breiding, Kiani Ferris, Yalda Foroughmand Arabi, Ranee Henderson, KC Crow Maddux, Yvonne Osei, Denisse Griselda…

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Closing Reception: Curious Devices & Other Objects

February 24, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Klompching Gallery, 89 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Please join Klompching Gallery for the closing reception of their current exhibition, Curious Devices & Other Objects, featuring the artworks of Jeanette May, Max de Esteban and Rebecca Hackemann.

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1. Special Event

Wasteland: Rafika Chawishe Performance

January 23, 1:00 PM–7:00 PM

Undercurrent

Open: Thurs–Sun, 1–7 PM

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2. Special Event

Closing Reception: Curious Devices & Other Objects

February 24, 5:00 PM–7:00 PM

Klompching Gallery

Open: Wed–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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3. Exhibitions

Claudia Wieser: Rehearsal

July 29 2021–April 17 2022

Main Street Park

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4. Exhibitions

Curious Devices & Other Objects

November 10 2021–February 26 2022

Klompching Gallery

Open: Wed–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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5. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

INCANALARE (To Channel)

December 1 2021–January 22 2022

Superfine

Open: Tues, 2–10 PM; Wed–Sat, 12–10 PM; Sun, 11 AM–10 PM

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VIVA CUBA VIVA! Poster Art of the Revolution

December 2 2021–February 19 2022

Cuban Art Space

Open: Mon–Fri, 1–6 PM (By Appt.); Sat, 12–6 PM

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7. Exhibitions

Keisha Scarville

December 4 2021–February 12 2022

Higher Pictures Generation

Open: Mon (By Appt.); Tues–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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8. Exhibitions

Diana Shpungin: Always Begin At The End

January 15–February 20

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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9. Exhibitions

Farima Fooladi: A Moveable Feast

January 15–February 20

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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10. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Wasteland

January 18–January 23

Undercurrent

Open: Thurs–Sun, 1–7 PM

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11. Exhibitions

Sylvia Netzer: S...as in Sylvia

February 12–March 13

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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12. Exhibitions

CURRENTS: Identity Politics

February 12–March 13

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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First Thursday Gallery Walk

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.

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