ArtBeat: What to See

January 21st, 2016, 10:00 am by Sara

Opening:

Benedict J. Fernandez: Dr. Benjamin Spock, Dr. Martin Luther King and Monsignor Rice of Pittsburgh  march in the Solidarity Day Parade at the United National Building, April 15, 1967 @ The Hyde Collection

Benedict J. Fernandez: Dr. Benjamin Spock, Dr. Martin Luther King and Monsignor Rice of Pittsburgh march in the Solidarity Day Parade at the United National Building, April 15, 1967 @ The Hyde Collection

60 from the 60s: Selections from the George Eastman Museum @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. An examination of the culture of the 1960’s, with 60 prints by 10 of the most significant photographers of that decade, including Harry Callahan, Benedict J. Fernandez, Hollis Frampton, Betty Hahn, Robert Heinecken, Mary Ellen Mark, Roger Mertin, Arnold Newman, Aaron Siskind and Garry Winogrand. Opens January 24. (Through April 3)

John Knecht: The Alter Room @ Esther Massry Gallery

John Knecht: The Alter Room @ Esther Massry Gallery

Animating Destiny: Electric Paintings and Other Works by John Knecht @ Esther Massry Gallery, Albany. Works by experimental/avant garde film and video artist John Knecht, including a new body of video works that feature multiple channel videos, paintings and works on paper. Opens Sunday, January 24. Artist’s reception: Friday, January 29, 5-7pm. (Through February 28)

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Quentin Garel: Palimpseste X (Girafe) @ Berkshire Museum

Quentin Garel: Palimpseste X (Girafe) @ Berkshire Museum

ArtZoo @ @ Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. A menagerie of creatures portrayed in photography, painting, sculpture, ceramic, video and more, including a stunning 7-foot rhinoceros head, cast in bronze by award-winning French artist Quentin Garel, and vivid images of gorillas, giraffes and lions in the wild by award-winning wildlife photographers Sally Eagle and Dan Mead. Opens Saturday, January 23. (Through May 1)

Kate Teale: Ghost @ Opalka Gallery

Kate Teale: Ghost @ Opalka Gallery

Kate Teale: The Housed @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Atmospheric paintings and large-scale drawings of waves, bedsheets and windows that float between figuration and abstraction. Opening reception: Friday, February 5, 6-8pm. (Through April 10)

Tea and Alchemy @ GCCA

Tea and Alchemy @ GCCA

Tea and Alchemy @ GCCA, Catskill. A solo exhibition of works by Ruby Silvious. Also on display is a group show featuring Richard Armstrong, Lauren Simkin Berke, Dot Chast, Allen Grindle, Eva Melas, Giselle Potter, Kate Hamilton, Jim Krewson, Amy Siberkleit and Jersey Walz. Reception: Saturday, January 23, 5-7pm. (Through February 27)

Simone Meltesen: Raised Eyebrows @ Mandeville Gallery

Simone Meltesen: Raised Eyebrows @ Mandeville Gallery

Recurrence @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. Artists Kira Nam Greene, Juan Hinojosa, Simone Meltesen, Karen Schiff, Sam Vernon and Rachael Wren delve into the multitude of ideas surrounding repetition in the visual arts and how these different ideas are represented visually. Opening reception: Wednesday, January 20, 5-6:30pm.


Continuing:

Paintings by Darlene Van Sickle @ Second Floor Gallery

Paintings by Darlene Van Sickle @ Second Floor Gallery

Darlene Van Sickle @ Second Floor Gallery, Glens Falls. A solo exhibition of Darlene Van Sickle’s vibrant watercolor paintings. (Through January 29)

Michael Rousseau: The Letter @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

Michael Rousseau: The Letter @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

Out of the Studio @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. Artwork and performances by Mario Calouri, Peg Dotchin, Julio Granda, Jim Horsford, Sean McCusker, Nicole Rizzo, Michael Rousseau and Stefanie Weber. (Through January 30)

Howdy Doody @ Collar Works

Howdy Doody @ Collar Works

Howdy Doody @ Collar Works, Troy. A group exhibition of twenty artists with a theme referring to both the ventriloquism of puppetry and to an invocation of “hello” as the gallery opens its new permanent space at 621 River Street in Troy on the ground floor of the new Hudson Arthaus building. (Through January 30)

Ormond Gigli: Girls in the Windows @ Sohn Fine Art

Ormond Gigli: Girls in the Windows @ Sohn Fine Art

Muse @ Sohn Fine Art Gallery, Lenox. Works by Ormond Gigli, Greg Gorman, Eric Korenman, Hildy Pincus Kronen, Anne Mourier, Pops Peterson, Jack Radcliffe and Kevin Sprague. (Through January 31)

Photographs by Timothy Reidy @ Upstate Artists Guild

Photographs by Timothy Reidy @ Upstate Artists Guild

12 @ Upstate Artists Guild, Albany. Photography by Timothy Reidy (Through January 31)

Elliot Green: The Seedling Plots and Plans @ John Davis Gallery

Elliot Green: The Seedling Plots and Plans @ John Davis Gallery

It’s Never Winter Here @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. A solo exhibition of paintings by Elliott Green. (Through January 31)

Works by Meagan Buratto @ 510  Warren Street Gallery

Works by Meagan Buratto @ 510
Warren Street Gallery

Desde El Cielo (From the Sky) @ 510 Warren Street Gallery, Hudson. Recent cut paper collages by Meagan Buratto. (Through January 31)

Kahn & Selesnick: Alexis, Elderflower Lamb @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Kahn & Selesnick: Alexis, Elderflower Lamb @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Photography @ Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. A group exhibition of contemporary photographers who explore the physicality of the photographic process by applying both traditional and progressive techniques, featuring David Halliday, Lisa Frank, Robert Hite, Eric Lindbloom, Jeri Eisenberg, Gail Peachin, Stephanie Blumenthal, Kahn & Selesnick, Newbold Bohemia, Joseph Maresca, Birgit Blyth and Jerry Freedner. (Through February 7)

40x30x8 @ Good Purpose Gallery

40x30x8 @ Good Purpose Gallery

40x30x8 @ Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. “40 x 30” refers to the size of the paintings and “8” refers to the number of artists in the show. All the artwork in this show was created by CATA artists in their Artistic Realizations Technologies (A.R.T.) classes. A.R.T is an adaptive painting system developed by Tim Lefens that provides people with severe physical disabilities the opportunity to paint with the assistance of laser pointers and trained trackers acting as the hands of the artist. (Through February 10)

Colleen O'Hara: Inside, Outside @ Lapham Gallery

Colleen O’Hara: Inside, Outside @ Lapham Gallery

Nurture by Nature @ Lapham Gallery, Glens Falls. Works by Anne Havel, Treha Myth Downey, Jeanne Noordsy and Colleen O’Hara. (Through February 12)

David Austin: Young...Once @ The Massry Center

David Austin: Young…Once @ The Massry Center

David Austin: Wild Strawberries @ Esther Massry Gallery, Albany. Paintings by David Austin, inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film, Wild Strawberries, which tells the story of an older professor’s nostalgic visit back to where he spent his childhood, inspiring a parallel journey for the artist. Also on display: Paintings by Ginny Casey and Steve Pearson and sculpture by Patrick Cuffe. (Through February 21)

Hasan Elahi: Stay @ The Tang Teaching Museum

Hasan Elahi: Stay @ The Tang Teaching Museum

No Place to Hide @ The Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs. Works by three contemporary artists who all address the impact of “being watched:” Hasan Elahi confronts the FBI after being mistaken for a terrorist, Addie Wagenknecht shows how our devices are constantly sending out information to the “cloud,” and Aaron Zinman elegantly reveals just how easy it is to find information about yourself. (Through February 21)

Duncan Hannah: Flaming Youth @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Duncan Hannah: Flaming Youth @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Dandy @ Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. A group show of paintings, drawings and photographs the examine the meaning of the word “Dandy,” featuring works by Duncan Hannah, Richard Kern, Wayne Koestenbaum, Cotter Luppi, Bob Mizer, Jim Richard and Erik Schoonebeek. (Through February 28)

Works by Harvey Dunn @ Norman Rockwell Museum

Works by Harvey Dunn @ Norman Rockwell Museum

Masters of the Golden Age: Harvey Dunn and His Students @ Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge. An exhibition celebrating the art and legacy of American illustration master Harvey Dunn. A brilliant and prolific illustrator of America’s Golden Age, Dunn was a prodigy of legendary artist Howard Pyle, and an admired teacher in his own right. . (Through March 13)

Love a Vet: Honoring Our Veterans @ Norman Rockwell Museum

Love a Vet: Honoring Our Veterans @ Norman Rockwell Museum

Love a Vet: Honoring Our Veterans @ Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge. An exhibition that honors the sacrifices of veterans, calling attention to the struggles that many face upon their re-entry into civilian life and featuring paintings, drawings and prints by Gail Anderson, Scott Bakal, Jim Bennet, Steve Brodner, Joe Ciardello, Dennis Dittrich, Jeff Fisher, Stephen Gardner, Bri Hermanson, Victor Juhasz, David Keefe, Tina LeMay, William Low, Angela Martin, Melanie Reim, Edel Rodriguez, Yuko Shimizu, Mike Wimmer and Jime Wimmer. (Free admission tickets for U.S. veterans and active military are available at any Berkshire Bank branch, through the run of the exhibition.) (Through March 13)

Anne Lindberg: fold and unfold @ Art Omi

Anne Lindberg: fold and unfold @ Art Omi

Anne Lindberg: fold and unfold @ Art Omi, Ghent. Drawn graphite fields anchor room-sized installations created in fine chromatic thread to create a subtle, rhythmic, abstract and immersive optical and spatial phenomenon that shifts the physical and emotional geographies of both the space and viewer. (Through March 13)

Works by Kingsley Parker @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

Works by Kingsley Parker @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

Oceans Apart @ Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Works by Kingsley Parker. Artist’s reception: Saturday March 5, 4-6pm. (Through March 27)

Jennifer Williams: Episodic Drift @ Mandeville Gallery

Jennifer Williams: Episodic Drift @ Mandeville Gallery

Episodic Drift #8 @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. A large-scale installation by Jennifer Williams, who explores the concept of the ladder as thought pattern, life path and problem solver. (Through March 31)

Winter in America @ The School

Winter in America @ The School

Winter in America @ The School, Kinderhook. A multimedia group exhibition with works by John Ahern, Ghada Amer, Shimon Attie, Radcliffe Bailey, Glenn Brown, Yoan Capote, Geoffrey Chadsey, Gehard Demetz, Eric Fischl, Vibha Galhotra, Leon Golub, Betty Goodwin, Barkley L. Hendricks, Todd Hebert, Eva Hesse, Magdelana Jetelova, Hayv Kahraman, Titus Kaphar, Tallur L.N., Annette Lemieux, Eric Mack, Kerry James Marshall, Enrique Martinez Celaya, Richard Mosse, Adi Nes, Jackie Nickerson, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Robert and Shana Parkeharrison, Beverly Pepper, Raymond Pettibon, Claudette Schreuders, Claude Simard, Michael Snow, Nancy Spero, Bob Thompson, Andy Warhol, Carrie Mae Weems and Hank Willis Thomas. Also on display: Room With View featuring the sculpture and drawings of Mark di Suvero and photographs and ephemera from the Black Panther archives, including works by Margaret Bourke-White, Francis Mitchell, Flip Schulke, Stephen Shames, William Werrbach and Allen Zak. (Through March)

CapitalRegion50The Capital Region in 50 Objects @ Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany. 50 objects to chosen represent the diverse history of The Capital Region over the past four hundred years. (Through April 3)

Norman Rockwell: New Kids in the Neighborhood @ The Hyde Collection

Norman Rockwell: New Kids in the Neighborhood @ The Hyde Collection

Norman Rockwell in the 1960s @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. An exhibition that showcases 21 illustrations and original magazine covers created by the beloved artist during a decade of change and turmoil. (Through April 3)

Jacques-Louis David: Comte Henri-Amédée-Mercure de Turenne-d'Aynac @ The Clark

Jacques-Louis David: Comte Henri-Amédée-Mercure de Turenne-d’Aynac @ The Clark

An Eye for Excellence @ The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. As the Clark Art Institute celebrates its sixtieth year, this exhibition aims to demystify why and how the Clark collects works of art, as well as examine the growth of the museum’s collection over the past two decades. (Through April 10)

Kay Sage: Margin of Silence @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Kay Sage: Margin of Silence @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Masterworks: 225 Years of Collecting @ Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany. An exhibition commemorating the Institute’s 225th anniversary that highlights works from its diverse collections, including paintings, furniture, silver, ceramics, sculpture, prints and more. (Through September 4)

Georgie Friedman: Slippery Slope (installation view)  @ Peter Irving Wold Center

Georgie Friedman: Slippery Slope (installation view) @ Peter Irving Wold Center

Slippery Slope by Georgie Friedman @ Peter Irving Wold Center, Schenectady. A site-specific video installation piece by interdisciplinary artist Georgie Friedman. (Through November 30)