ArtBeat: What To See

April 13th, 2017, 11:00 am by Sara

Last Chance to See

Allen Blagden: Victoria Crowned Pigeons @ The Hyde Collection

Allen Blagden: Victoria Crowned Pigeons @ The Hyde Collection

Marking the Moment: The Art of Allen Blagden @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Allen Blagden is renowned for his paintings of birds, animals, and people, as well as the landscapes of New England and the Adirondacks; his contemporary realist painting style has often been compared to that of Winslow Homer and Andrew Wyeth. This career survey includes approximately 50 works and coincides with the publication of a new book on the painter by publisher David R. Godine. (Through April 16)

Works by Elisa Sheehan, Josh Smith, Gary Zack and Zack Lobdell @ Laffer Gallery

Works by Elisa Sheehan, Josh Smith, Gary Zack and Zack Lobdell @ Laffer Gallery

Beyond Color @ The Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville. Bold, vibrant works by Zack Lobdell, Elisa Sheehan, Josh Smith and Gary Zack. (Through April 16)

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Emily Fiore: Untitled @ Wikoff Student Gallery

Emily Fiore: Untitled @ Wikoff Student Gallery

Color Principle: Painting in Oil @ Wikoff Student Gallery, Schenectady. Works in oil by Union College students Steven Apolo, Hein Htet Aung, Ari Bennett, Emily Dahlstrom, Lauren Elder, Jackie Feingold, Emily Fiore, Yi Ting Paung, Josh Price, Yuhe Zhou and Yuanqing Zhu. (Through April 17)


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Sandra Allen: Beacon @ Schick Art Gallery

Sandra Allen: Beacon @ Schick Art Gallery

Graphite Vision @ Schick Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs. A 15-artist exhibition of extraordinary works made from ordinary graphite, with works by Sandra Allen, Robert Bauer, Brett Bigbee, Matt Bollinger, Jessica Drenk, Renée French, Karel Havlícek, Dan Healey, Hipkiss, Anne Lindberg, M’onma, Catherine Murphy, Seana Reilly, Peter Schulte and Joseph Yoakum. (Through April 23)

Works by Vilaykorn Sayaphet @ John Davis Gallery

Works by Vilaykorn Sayaphet @ John Davis Gallery

Cross Country with Ari @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. A solo exhibition of work by Vilaykorn Sayaphet. (Through April 23)

Alexandre Bougault: Title Unknown @ The Tang

Alexandre Bougault: Title Unknown @ The Tang

Inhabited Landscapes – Bougault’s Algeria @ The Tang, Saratoga Springs. An exhibition of panoramic photographs of northern Africa by Alexandre Bougault includes recently acquired works as well as research on them by independent curator Ana-Joel Falco´n-Weibe. (Through April 23)

Robert Hite: Migration House  @ Collar Works

Robert Hite: Migration House @ Collar Works

Material Witness: The Object of Photography @ Collar Works, Troy. An exhibition of artists who exemplify the shifting ground under what we now call photography: Sarah Comfort, Scott Nelson Foster, Matt Frieburghaus, Danny Goodwin, Robert Hite, Nichola Kinch, Ellie Krakow, Anna Yeroshenko and New York State Mesonet. Closing reception and artist talk: Friday, April 28, 5-8pm. (Through April 28)

Still Explorations @ Lapham Gallery

Still Explorations @ Lapham Gallery

Still Explorations @ Lapham Gallery, Glens Falls. A collection of works by regional artists that have captured various worlds through their lenses, creating a collection of still explorations, featuring works by Lindsay Tripp, Sarah Stonefoot, Michael Hower, Zack Zoll, Chris Stach and Marty Hardin. (Through April 28)

Photographs by Sasha Sicurella @ 46 Greene Street Gallery

Photographs by Sasha Sicurella @ 46 Green Street Studios

I Am Here @ 46 Green Street Studios, Hudson. The first solo exhibition of photographs by Sasha Sicurella, founder of I AM: International Foundation, a non-profit organization that works globally to provide opportunities for people to explore identify through art and self-portrait photography.

Works by Robert Gullie @ Inky Editions

Works by Robert Gullie @ Inky Editions

Collage Chambers @ Inky Editions, Hudson. A survey of collage paintings and printed editions by Robert Gullie. (Through April 29)

Claire Bendiner: Untitled @ Limner Gallery

Claire Bendiner: Untitled @ Limner Gallery

Neoteric Abstract @ Limner Gallery, Hudson. A large group show of abstract works in a wide variety of media. (Through April 29)

Stephanie Gabris:  Birches - Chapel Pond @ The Shirt Factory

Stephanie Gabris: Birches – Chapel Pond @ The Shirt Factory

Memories @ The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. Works in a variety of media by local and regional artists. (Through April 29)

Donise English: Yellow Quilt @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Donise English: Yellow Quilt @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

INTERLOCK: Color & Contrast in Abstraction @ Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. An exhibit that explores the tensions of color and contrast in minimal abstraction, featuring contemporary paintings by Donise English, Paul Katz and Ralph Stout as well as paintings on canvas and paper from the estates of Edward Avedisian and Stephen Brophy. (Through April 30)

Works by Bettina Speckner and Priya Kambli @ Sienna Patti

Works by Bettina Speckner and Priya Kambli @ Sienna Patti

Kitchen Gods @ Sienna Patti, Lenox. Altered photographs and collages by Priya Kambli and Bettina Speckner. (Through April 30)

Lois Dodd: Falling Window Sash @ Art Omi

Lois Dodd: Falling Window Sash @ Art Omi

Windows @ Art Omi, Ghent. Representational paintings of windows and doors by Lois Dodd. (Through May 7)

Rosy Keyser: Terrestrial Mime @ September Gallery

Rosy Keyser: Terrestrial Mime @ September Gallery

Witches @ September Gallery, Hudson. Five artists whose working processes either directly employ or indirectly suggest magical intentions: Anna Betbeze, Cameron, Rosy Keyser, Laurel Sparks and Marianne Vitale. (Through May 7)

Works by Timothy Hull and Seth Koen @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Works by Timothy Hull and Seth Koen @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Sophist Leaving Syria and Wayward @ Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. New paintings and drawings by Timothy Hull and recent sculptures by Seth Koen. (Through May 7)

Kathy Goodell: Phantasmagorique @ Matteawan Gallery

Kathy Goodell: Phantasmagorique @ Matteawan Gallery

Post-Magic Symbiosis @ Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Works by Vernon M. Byron, Olivia Drusin, Daniel Giordano, Kathy Goodell, Gabriel Hurier, ​Elisa Lendvay, ​Matthew Mahler, Patrick Mangan and Esperanza Mayobre. (Through May 7)

Works by Andres Serrano @ The School

Works by Andres Serrano @ The School

Andres Serrano: Selected Works 1984-2015 @ The School, Kinderhook. Works by the noted photographer; included in this exhibition are selected photographs from various series including America (2001-2004), a panorama of American society; The Morgue (1992), an investigation of death; History of Sex (1995-1996), graphic images which have been taped to repair previous vandalism; and Torture (2015), his most recent work. Serrano has also photographed numerous other subjects including the Ku Klux Klan, the homeless, and bodily fluids. Also on display: Home Room, a multimedia group exhibition featuring works by Huma Bhabha, Nick Cave, Turiya Magadlela, Enrique Martínez Celaya, Claudette Schreuders, Laurie Simmons, Michael Snow, Becky Suss and Carlos Vega. (Through May 13)

Lorna Bieber: Three Birds (Front View) @ The Hyde Collection

Lorna Bieber: Three Birds (Front View) @ The Hyde Collection

Lorna Bieber: Forces of Nature @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Large photo murals and montages by Lorna Bieber, who reinterprets the natural word to evoke a sense of collective memory. (Through May 14)

Carla Shapiro: A Deep Dreamless Sleep and Carol March: Query @ Davis Orton Gallery

Carla Shapiro: A Deep Dreamless Sleep and Carol March: Query @ Davis Orton Gallery

Carla Shapiro: To Capture a Shadow and Carol March: Bloom @ Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson. Carla Shapiro works in this exhibit are in response to personal loss; photographing trees and then scratching the negatives and platinum/palladium prints with sandpaper, she ultimately transformed her images into magical illuminations. Carol March creates photographic collages of botanical elements using a working method is derived from painting, which used to be her primary artistic medium. Also on display: portfolio showcases by Linda Hamilton Laux and Michael Bogdanffy-Kriegh and birch tree lamps by George Pollack. (Through May 14)

Paintings by Frank Curran @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

Paintings by Frank Curran @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

Time and Tide @ Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Paintings and prints by Frank Curran of his repeated trips to Percé, Quebec, Canada and Monhegan Island, Maine. (Through May 21)

Circus Parade, Albany c. 1880 @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Circus Parade, Albany c. 1880 @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Captured Moments: 170 Years of Photography from the Albany Institute @ Albany Insitute of History and Art, Albany. More than 100 images from the Albany Institute’s extensive photography collections. (Through May 21)

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)

Hanna-Barbera: The Architects Of Saturday Morning @ Norman Rockwell Museum

Hanna-Barbera: The Architects Of Saturday Morning @ Norman Rockwell Museum

Hanna-Barbera: The Architects Of Saturday Morning @ Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge. The first museum exhibition on the world’s most successful animation partnership, providing a glimpse of the extraordinary story of how two astute businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product, while hiring the best talent in the business, and exploring how their product transformed over the years. (Through May 29)

Paintings by Juliet Teng @ The Chatham Bookstore

Paintings by Juliet Teng @ The Chatham Bookstore

From a House on a Hill @ The Chatham Bookstore, Chatham. Oil paintings by Juliet Teng, inspired by her home in the Hudson Valley and the surrounding landscape. (Through May 31)

Ghana ThinkTank @ Williams College Museum of Art

Ghana ThinkTank @ Williams College Museum of Art

Ghana ThinkTank @ Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. An installation that explores what happens when power dynamics are flipped, and perspectives of people across the world are brought to bear on problems in our own backyard. (Through June 4)

Childe Hassam: Geraniums @ The Hyde Collection

Childe Hassam: Geraniums @ The Hyde Collection

The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Selections from the museum’s permanent collection of works by American artists inspired by their travels: Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Frank Duveneck, Elihu Vedder and Leonard Freed, among others. (Through June 11)

Renée Ridgway: Busycotypus canaliculatum @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Renée Ridgway: Busycotypus canaliculatum @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Wampum World: An Art Installation by Renée Ridgway @ Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany. This multimedia exhibition is an artist’s interpretation of the changing meaning of wampum from culture to culture and time period to time period. It combines video installations and the artist’s watercolors and collage works with objects that the artist has selected from the museum’s collection of Dutch colonial materials. No physical wampum is exhibited in this exhibition. (Through June 18)

Portia Munson: Cardinal  @ Mandeville Gallery

Portia Munson: Cardinal @ Mandeville Gallery

Radical Kingdoms @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. An overview of natural history illustration by early practioners such as John James Audubon, J. Sowerby, Mary Peart and Georg Dionysius Ehret as well as works by contemporary artists including George Boorujy, Portia Munson, Juan Fontanive, Amy Ross and Anne Siems. (Through June 18)

Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin and Stephen Petronio: Rope Dance @ The Tang

Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin and Stephen Petronio: Rope Dance @ The Tang

Janine Antoni & Stephen Petronio: Entangle @ The Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs. An exhibition featuring video and choreographed performance in three phases over the show’s six months. Rope Dance (January 28-March 19), an interactive experience created by legendary movement artist Anna Halprin, with Antoni and Petronio; On the Table (April 6-April 30) in which the gallery is at once a set and a dinning room, featuring a tablecloth woven out of 200 neckties; and Honey Baby (May 13-July 16), an immersive experience created by Antoni and Petronio in which the spectator reclines on the horizontal plane to view the video above, confounding our notion of the body’s relation to gravity. (Through July 16)

Julie Evans: Lessons from a Guinea Hen #1 (detail) @ Albany International Airport Gallery

Julie Evans: Lessons from a Guinea Hen #1 (detail) @ Albany International Airport Gallery

Cloudlands @ Albany International Airport Gallery, Albany. Investigations of elusive and ethereal worlds by Julie Evans, Joshua Field, Dana Filibert, Edward Mayer, Susan Meyer, Gina Ruggeri and Naoe Suzuki. (Through July 31)

Gabriel Metsu: Woman Reading a Book by a Window @ The Clark Art Institute

Gabriel Metsu: Woman Reading a Book by a Window @ The Clark Art Institute

An Inner World: Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting @ The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. Genre paintings, or scenes of everyday life, flourished in the Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century. This exhibition explores the work of Gerrit Dou and his contemporaries by considering tradition and innovation in the representation of figures in interior spaces, individuals in moments of contemplation or quiet exchange, and the enduring taste among collectors for works created by fijnschilders, or fine painters. Also on display: Looking North and South: European Prints and Drawings, 1500-1650, an examination of how artists responded to the work of their contemporaries in different regions of early modern Europe. (Through September 17)

Meleko Mokgosi: Democratic Intuition @ Williams College Museum of Art

Meleko Mokgosi: Democratic Intuition @ Williams College Museum of Art

Lex and Love @ Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. In two new chapters in his Democratic Intuition project, Meleko Mokgosi investigates the daily experiences of diverse populations who occupy southern Africa, exploring the role that gendering plays in specific cultural and socio-economic relations.

Also on display: Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography, an exhibition that combines archival documents and original works of art that speak to the ways in which Rauschenberg both found himself and inserted himself in the world; and Accession Number, an exhibition that explores the prioritization and valuation of museum acquisitions. (Through September 17)

Works by Elizabeth King (installation view) @ MASS MoCA

Works by Elizabeth King (installation view) @ MASS MoCA

Elizabeth King: Radical Small MASS MoCA, North Adams. A solo exhibition combining small sculptures and large videos, by Richmond, Virginia-based artist Elizabeth King.

Stacey Robinson: Afrotopia @  Schaffer Library Learning Common

Stacey Robinson: Afrotopia @ Schaffer Library Learning Common

Branding the AfroFuture @ Schaffer Library Learning Common, Schenectady. Works by Stacey Robinson that explore ideas of “Black Utopias” as spaces of peace away from colonial influence by considering Black protest movements and the art movements that document(ed) them. (Through March, 2018)

 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)