ArtBeat: What To See

November 3rd, 2016, 11:00 am by Sara

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Rock and Roll Icons: Photographs by Patrick Harbron @ Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany. An exhibition taken from Capital region resident Patrick Harbron’s body of concert and portrait photography of influential musicians and groups of the 1970’s and 1980’s, captured at pivotal moments, such as Blondie, Rush, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Police, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna and Elvis Costello. He followed these artists to prominence and others that were already well known including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Eric Clapton, David Bowie, Queen, The Who, Genesis, KISS, U2, Aerosmith, and Prince. The exhibition will include Harbron’s collection of posters and ephemera gathered throughout his career along with guitars borrowed from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Opens Saturday, November 5. (Through February 12)

Steve Suzuki: Gay @ The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

Steve Suzuki: Gay @ The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

Othering @ Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. Over thirty artists from throughout the Northeast examine the experience of being treated differently because of appearance or lifestyle, with works of photography, painting, video, drawing, mixed media and fiber art. Opening reception: Friday, November 4, 5-8pm. (Through November 26)

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Works by Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison @ The Center for Photography at Woodstock

Works by Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison @ The Center for Photography at Woodstock

Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison @ The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock. An exhibit of 14 images from the pivotal series, The Architect’s Brother and Counterpoint by Saratoga Springs photographers Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison. Gallery reception: Saturday, November 5, 6pm. (Through January 8)

Raymon Elozua: R & D II @ The Schick Art Gallery

Works by Raymon Elozua @ The Schick Art Gallery

Eclectic Earth @ Schick Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs. Ceramic work by 13 contemporary artists: Jill Allen, Linda Cordell, Bryan Czibesz, Melody Ellis, Raymon Elozua, Thaddeus Erdahl, Gail Heidel, Matt Kelleher, Steven Montgomery, Tim Rowan, Hide Sadohara, Jane Shellenbarger and Colleen Toledano. Reception: Friday, November 4, 5-7pm. (Through December 8)

 Julie Pamkowski: Soft Relics (Cream Cincher) @ HVCC Teaching Gallery

Julie Pamkowski: Soft Relics (Cream Cincher) @ HVCC Teaching Gallery

Fine Arts and Digital Media Faculty Exhibition @ HVCC Teaching Gallery, Troy. Works by in a wide variety of media by Justin Baker, Tara Fracalossi, Kyra Garrigue, Richard Garrison, Benj Gleeksman, William Jaeger, Thomas Lail, Jean O’Malley, Ryan Parr, GG Roberts, Linda Ryder and others. Opening reception: Thursday, November 3, 4-6pm. (Through December 3)

Diane Phillips: The Fool @ Athens Cultural Center

Diane Phillips: The Fool @ Athens Cultural Center

Exploring the Tarot @ Athens Cultural Center, Athens. An exhibition of 23 rug representations of the major Arcana of the Tarot. Reception: Saturday, November 5, 6-8pm. (Through November 20)


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Works by Paul Mauren @ Albany Center Gallery

Works by Paul Mauren @ Albany Center Gallery

Where Things Go @ Albany Center Gallery, Albany. 12 wall sculptures constructed in a variety of materials by Albany sculptor Paul Mauren. (Through November 4)

Works by Leonid Lerman and Paul Harbutt @ John Davis Gallery

Works by Leonid Lerman and Paul Harbutt @ John Davis Gallery

Touched by Verses and Related Works @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Sculptures by Leonid Lerman and Jock Ireland. Also on display are paintings by Paul Harbutt, Leticia Ortega Cortes and Pamela Cardwell. (Through November 6)


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Justin Rothshank: Ruth Ginsburg and and Brooke Rothshank: Ruth Ginsburg @ Ferrin Contemporary

Justin Rothshank: Ruth Ginsburg and and Brooke Rothshank: Ruth Ginsburg @ Ferrin Contemporary

Know Justice @ Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams. A two-person show by Justin and Brooke Rothshank focusing on American politics, the Supreme Court, and presidential history. Brooke’s miniature watercolor portraits are complemented by Justin’s decal-printed tableware. (Through November 12)

3rd Annual Juried Regional Art Exhibition @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center

3rd Annual Juried Regional Art Exhibition @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center

3rd Annual Juried Regional Art Exhibition @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown. The Academy’s third annual regional art show features 40 artists from the area working in disciplines from oil and watercolor to sculpture and fiber art. (Through November 13)

Bar-Carolle @ Hudson Opera House

Bar-Carolle @ Hudson Opera House

Bar-Carolle @ Hudson Opera House, Hudson. In this unique residency, contemporary artist Zoé Bellot transforms decayed pianos that have resided in the Opera House’s upstairs theater for decades into one of a kind piano bars and magical operatic shadowboxes. Also on view is Bellot’s Bon Voyage!, a series of crafted music boxes inspired by popular myths, proverbs, poems and other writings. (Through November 13)

Works by Ned Snider @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

Works by Ned Snider @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

# @ Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Works by Nathalie Ferrier, Spencer Hall, Michael McKay, Ned Snider, Lawre Stone and Hazle Weatherfield. (Through November 13)

Nicole Buchanan: AA 26 The Skin I'm In @ Davis Orton Gallery

Nicole Buchanan: AA 26 The Skin I’m In @ Davis Orton Gallery

Identity @ Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson. Photographs by Nicole Buchanan and artist books, photography, archives, ephemera by Amanda Chestnut. Also on display are portfolio showcases by Don Russell and Ben Arnon. (Through November 13)

Photographs by Amy Kaslow @ Palmer Gallery

Photographs by Amy Kaslow @ Palmer Gallery

Victims, Perpetrators, Eyewitnesses and Survivors: Life After War @ Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie. An exhibition of photographs by Amy Kaslow. (Through November 18)

Works by Deidre Barrett Huasca @ The Limner

Works by Deidre Barrett Huasca @ The Limner

A Show of Heads @ Limner Gallery, Hudson. The gallery’s annual portraiture exhibit. (Through November 19)

Michelle Daly: Re-Imagined Landscape @ MCLA Gallery 51

Michelle Daly: Re-Imagined Landscape @ MCLA Gallery 51

Everything I Never Told You: Secrets Too Beautiful to Keep @ MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. A collaborative exhibition by Shelley Chamberlin and Michelle Daly, featuring artworks that map the trajectory of their friendship, along with their individual and collective artistic practices. (Through November 20)

Mara Lehmann: Heading Home to the Catskills @ Clement Gallery

Mara Lehmann: Heading Home to the Catskills @ Clement Gallery

Mara Lehmann: New Paintings @ Clement Gallery, Troy. Landscape paintings in oils by Mara Lehmann. (Through November 22)

Russell Serrianne: Tendril 0508 and Janice Medina: Concrete Sculpture @ The Laffer Gallery

Russell Serrianne: Tendril 0508 and Janice Medina: Concrete Sculpture @ The Laffer Gallery

4th Annual Upstate Invitational @ The Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville. Works Anne Diggory, Janice Medina and Russell Serrianne, the winners of the Best in Show awards at last year’s Upstate Artists show at the gallery. (Through November 27)

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)

Nina Katchadourian @ MASS MoCA

Nina Katchadourian @ MASS MoCA

Explode Every Day: An Inquiry into the Phenomena of Wonder @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. New and existing works by 23 international artists, each touching on certain facets of wonder, including: the perceptual/visionary, the technological/scientific, the philosophical/meditative, time/cosmos, and illusion/fear.

Sculpture by Lisa Hokes at the Esther Massry Gallery

Sculpture by Lisa Hokes at the Esther Massry Gallery

Common Side Effects @ The Esther Massry Gallery, Albany. Lisa Hoke’s quirky, intensely colored sculptures, giant wall murals and small collages made from cast-off, familiar packaging reclaimed from our mass-produced, consumerist culture. (Through December 4)

Jane Bloodgood-Abrams: Revelation and Steven Poser: Untitled #18 @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Jane Bloodgood-Abrams: Revelation and Steven Poser: Untitled #18 @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Inside Outside: Landscapes, Cityscapes and Interiors @ Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Works by Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Sue Bryan, Judith Adrienne Miller, Bill Sullivan, Patty Neal, Robert Goldstrom, Richard Brittell, Darshan Russell, David Austin and Steven Poser. (Through December 4)

 Colin C. Boyd: Galleon (detail) @ University Art Museum


Colin C. Boyd: Galleon (detail) @ University Art Museum

Future Perfect: Picturing the Anthropocene @ University Art Museum, Albany. Works by over 20 visual artists that explore our conflicted relationship to the natural world. Participating artists include Colin C. Boyd, Amy Brener, JoAnne Carson, Edgar Cleijne & Ellen Gallagher, Tommy Hartung, Dana Hoey, Darius Kinsey, Jason Middlebrook, Alexander Ross, Miljohn Ruperto & Ulrick Heltoft, Jacolby Satterwhite, Letha Wilson, among others. Their work will be exhibited with works from the University Fine Arts Collection by artists including Marilyn Bridges, Larry Fink, Eduardo Paolozzi, Robert Smithson and Edward Steichen. (Through December 10)

Charles Steckler: Contrary to What Sometimes Happens @ Mandeville Gallery

Charles Steckler: Contrary to What Sometimes Happens @ Mandeville Gallery

Charles Steckler: Contrary to What Sometimes Happens @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. Assembages and works on paper by draughtsman/stage designer/collage and diorama artist Charles Steckler. (Through December 11)

Anton Refregie: Study for 1846 @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Anton Refregie: Study for 1846 @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Celebrating Heroes: American Mural Studies of the 1930s and 1940s from the Steven and Susan Hirsch Collection @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. An exhibit featuring 47 paintings and drawings by Anton Refregier, Judson Smith, Edward Chávez, John Ruggles, Richard Crist, Juanita Guccione and many more. (Through December 18)

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Works by Brenda Goodman and Amy Pleasant  @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Works by Brenda Goodman and Amy Pleasant @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Brenda Goodman and Amy Pleasant @ Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. New paintings and works on paper by Brenda Goodman and new drawings and sculpture by Amy Pleasant. (Through December 18)

2016 Screenprint Biennial @ Collar Works and The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. An event that showcases a range of screenprint-based art applications, from framed, editioned prints to installation, sculpture, video, ephemera and posters. This juried exhibition includes two large-scale exhibitions as well as a temporary site-specific work created by Providence, Rhode Island based artist Ian Cozzens at Oakwood Community Center. (Through December 23)

hamiltonSpotlight: Alexander Hamilton @ Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany. Founding father Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) first visited Albany in 1777 to speak to General Horatio Gates on behalf of George Washington. Three years later he married Elizabeth Schuyler in the parlor of her Albany home, the Pastures, now known as Schuyler Mansion. For the next 20 years, Hamilton was connected to Albany traveling to the city to visit his in-laws and conducting legal business. This exhibition highlights objects related to Alexander Hamilton from the Institute’s collection with a few significant loans including a portrait of him by Ezra Ames courtesy of Union College Permanent Collection. (Through December 31)

Warren McArthur Jr.: Sling Seat Lounge Chair @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Warren McArthur Jr.: Sling Seat Lounge Chair @ Albany Institute of History and Art

The Art of Seating @ Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany. An exhibition of more than forty chairs, from the early nineteenth century to the present day, each chosen for its beauty and historical context with important social, economic, political and cultural influences. (Through December 31)

Danny Goodwin: 3D Cardboard Box Prototype @ The Hyde Collection

Danny Goodwin: 3D Cardboard Box Prototype @ The Hyde Collection

Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. The 80th annual Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region exhibition, curated by Michael Oatman, includes 126 works from 106 artists and stretches the boundaries of the regional art show. (Through December 31)

Bridget Riley: Frieze @ The Hyde Collection

Bridget Riley: Frieze @ The Hyde Collection

Transforming The Hyde @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Selections from the recent gift of modern art from the collection of Werner Feibes and the late James Schmitt will be exhibited. The gift represents a remarkable group of paintings, drawings, prints, mixed media, and sculpture by many of the world’s leading modern artists, including Josef Albers, Sol LeWitt, Grace Hartigan, Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Motherwell, Bridget Riley and David Smith, among others. (Through December 31)

Remy Jungerman: Nkisi SANGA and Nicole Cherubini: Lady Finger @ Art Omi

Remy Jungerman: Nkisi SANGA and Nicole Cherubini: Lady Finger @ Art Omi

There is a Road @ a href=”http://artomi.org/page.php?2016-Fall-Exhibitions-240″>Art Omi, Ghent. Remy Jungerman creates sculptural relief works which bring to mind modernist architecture, beams, window lintels, tracks and building blocks. Nicole Cherubini’s there is a road is an exhibition of new work that frames her exploration of sculptural properties and processes. (Though Januuary 1)

Mel Ziegler: Alabama, December 19, 2016 @ The Tang

Mel Ziegler: Alabama, December 19, 2016 @ The Tang

A More Perfect Union @ The Tang, Saratoga Springs. The first exhibition of Flag Exchange, a multi-year project by conceptual and social interventionist artist Mel Ziegler. With a stock of new American flags in his trunk, Ziegler traveled to all 50 states collecting worn American flags, exchanging the old for the new and, in the process, mimicking the actions of a political candidate, arriving, making a connection and then moving on. The space will also feature a large stage where a series of debates, lectures, performances and more will explore the upcoming election cycle and the role of democracy today. (Through January 1)

Gregory Crewdson: Untitled (debutante) @ Williams College Museum of Art

Gregory Crewdson: Untitled (debutante) @ Williams College Museum of Art

State of Disobedience @ Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. An exhibition that brings together works in a range of media that speak to the power of art to provoke unexpected and contradictory responses, including works by Matthew Ronay, Barkley Hendricks, Mary Ellen Mark, Patty Chang, Glenn Ligon and others. (Through January 15)

Being the Measure @ Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. David Zink Yi’s first museum exhibition in the United States brings together his work in sculpture, photography, music, and video. Marking his foray into live performance, it fuses his interests in Afro-Caribbean music and cephalopod mollusks. (Through February 12)

Thomas Bangsted: Last of the Dreadnoughts @ The Tang

Thomas Bangsted: Last of the Dreadnoughts @ The Tang

Sixfold Symmetry: Pattern in Art and Science @ The Tang , Saratoga Springs. An exhibition of contemporary and historical art, artifacts, and material culture exploring the human desire to use and create pattern to understand the world around us. (Through March 12)

Works by Kira Nam Greene @ Mandeville Gallery

Works by Kira Nam Greene @ Mandeville Gallery

By the Patterns @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. Kira Nam Greene, the fourth featured artist in the gallery’s Art Installation Series, has installed her patternist collages. (Through March)

Freya Powell's zoetrope @ Art Omi

Freya Powell’s zoetrope @ Art Omi

Active Turn: The Devil’s Wheel @ Art Omi, Ghent. Photographers Kahn + Selesnick have created a new work for use in Freya Powell’s zoetrope. (Through May 28)

 Simon Donaldson, Amperé’s Law @ Mandeville Gallery


Simon Donaldson, Amperé’s Law @ Mandeville Gallery

Concinnitas Portfolio @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. A portfolio of ten fine art aquatint prints featuring equations, expressions or formulas transcribed by ten notable mathematicians and physicists, in response to the prompt to record their ‘most beautiful mathematical expression.’ Each image was hand-drawn by each of the following participants: Sir Michael Atiyah, Enrico Bombieri, Simon K. Donaldson, Freeman Dyson, Murray Gell-Mann, Richard Karp, Peter Lax, David Mumford, Stephen Smale and Steven Weinberg. (Through August 2018)