ArtBeat: What To See

October 19th, 2017, 10:00 am by Sara

Opening:

Jenny Sabin: Lumen @ Art Omi

Jenny Sabin: Lumen @ Art Omi

Lumen @ Art Omi, Ghent. An immersive, interactive installation by Jenny Sabin that evolves over the course of the day, with responsive textiles that display subtle color in sunlight and emit glowing light after sundown. Opening reception: Saturday, October 21, 1-3pm. (Through November 12)

Luis Molinari-Flores : Untitled II @ University Art Museum

Luis Molinari-Flores : Untitled II @ University Art Museum

When We Were Young: Rethinking Abstraction from the University at Albany Art Collections (1967-present) @ University Art Museum, Albany. An exhibition that shines a fresh light on late-Modernist abstraction as it relates to current trends in contemporary art; artists include Josef Albers, Max Bill, Jack Bosson, Chryssa, Gene Davis, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Michael Kidner, Kim Lim, Luis Molinari-Flores, Henry Pearson and Peter Taylor among others. UAM 50th Anniversary and Homecoming Welcome Reception: Friday, October 20, 5-7pm. (Through December 16)

Photographs by Kristin V. Rehder @ Palmer Gallery

Photographs by Kristin V. Rehder @ Palmer Gallery

Where Hope Finds Home @ Palmer Gallery at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. Kristin V. Rehder’s photographic portrait series documents more than 60 area refugees from 19 countries who have resettled in Pennsylvania’s Lancaster County. Opening reception: Thursday, October 19, 5-7pm. (Through November 2)

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Joseph Yetto: Crow Mother @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

Joseph Yetto: Crow Mother @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. A solo exhibition of paintings by Joseph Yetto. Artist’s reception: Saturday, October 21, 4-6pm. (Through November 26)

David Anderson: Scream Party II @ Limner Gallery

David Anderson: Scream Party II @ Limner Gallery

A Show of Heads @ Limner Gallery, Hudson. The gallery’s annual group exhibition of portraits, in a wide variety of media. Opening reception: Saturday, October 21, 5-7pm. (Through November 11)

Works by Barbara Takenaga @ Williams College Museum of Art

Works by Barbara Takenaga @ Williams College Museum of Art

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. Sixty works by Barbara Takenaga, made over two decades, that combine aspects of Japanese printmaking and Tantric painting, as well as modernist developments such as Op Art; this first in-depth assessment reveals how Takenaga’s work has enriched the languages of abstraction. (Through January 28)

Last Chance to See

Works by Robert Cartmell @ Albany Center Gallery

Works by Robert Cartmell @ Albany Center Gallery

Then & Now: Robert Cartmell @ Albany Center Gallery, Albany. An extensive exhibition of drawings, paintings and prints spanning 40 years by noted artist and roller-coaster enthusiast Robert Cartmell. (Through October 20)

Photographs by Sol Hill @ Joyce Goldstein Gallery

Photographs by Sol Hill @ Joyce Goldstein Gallery

Sol Hill @ Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham. The experimental photographic images of California artist Sol Hill explore how the literal can reveal unacknowledged realities, and encompass beautiful and provocative pictures from two of his recent series, Token Feminine and Sublime Noise. (Through October 21)

Works by Harry Orlyk and  Regina Wickham @ The Laffer Gallery

Works by Harry Orlyk and Regina Wickham @ The Laffer Gallery

Orlyk & Wickham @ The Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville. Paintings by Harry Orlyk and sculpture by Regina Wickham. (Through October 22)

Roberto Azank: Stills @ Wired Gallery

Roberto Azank: Stills @ Wired Gallery

Stills @ Wired Gallery, High Falls. A solo show of still lifes and floral compositions by New Paltz-based Argentinean artist Roberto Azank. (Through October 22)

Maj Kalfus: Sunglasses @ Spencertown Academy Gallery

Maj Kalfus: Sunglasses @ Spencertown Academy Gallery

Inspirations and Influences @ Spencertown Academy Gallery, Spencertown. The Academy’s fourth annual juried regional art exhibition, judged by gallerist Lauren Clark, features 31 artists working in varied disciplines. (Through October 22)


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Paintings by John Lipkowitz @ 510 Warren Street

Paintings by John Lipkowitz @ 510 Warren Street

It’s Not Just About Flowers @ 510 Warren Street, Hudson. Paintings by John Lipkowitz. (Through October 29)

Debi Pendell: Slipped Between @ Eclipse Mill Gallery

Debi Pendell: Slipped Between @ Eclipse Mill Gallery

Out on a Limb @ Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. New and in-process works by Eclipse Mill residents Debi Pendell, Sarah Sutro and Betty Vera. (Through October 29)

(left) Norman Rockwell: Freedom from Want and Andy Warhol: Campbell’s Soup Can @ The Norman Rockwell Museum

(left) Norman Rockwell: Freedom from Want and Andy Warhol: Campbell’s Soup Can @ The Norman Rockwell Museum

Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol @ Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge. The first exhibition linking Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol, two iconic visual communicators who embraced populism, shaped national identity and opened new ways of seeing in twentieth century America. The show includes original iconic artworks; process materials and studies; archival photography, manuscripts and documents; film/video footage and personal artifacts. (Through October 29)

No the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects @ CCS Bard

No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects @ Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson. An exhibition of works drawn from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, a collecting philanthropic institution based in the United Arab Emirates, featuring works dating from 1990 to 2016 that examine social, political, and economic histories from the shared geo-political space of the Arab-speaking world. Also on display: Picture Industry, a historical survey of photography. (Through October 29)

Historic Gardening Tools @ Montgomery Place Campus

Historic Gardening Tools @ Montgomery Place Campus

Montgomery Place Campus, Annandale-on-Hudson. A new seasonal exhibition focusing on the antique garden implements used at Montgomery Place for vegetable gardening, landscaping, orchard care and ornamental floral display. (Through October 31)

Ben Butler: Scholar's Rock @ Turn Park Art Space

Ben Butler: Scholar’s Rock @ Turn Park Art Space

Wooden Forms @ Turn Park Art Space, West Stockbridge. An exhibit that explores wood as a sculptural material through the practices of two artists, Ben Butler and Jim Holl. Two temporary, site-specific sculptures will be installed on the territory of the park and an exhibition of related drawings and models will be shown at the Workshop Gallery. (Through October 31)

The Tattooed Ladies Along the Mohawk Trail @ Brill Gallery

The Tattooed Ladies Along the Mohawk Trail @ Brill Gallery

The Tattooed Ladies Along the Mohawk Trail @ Brill Gallery, North Adams. Photographs by Dave Foss, Grier Horner, Joanna Klain, Jim Peters, nadine Robbins and Ralph Brill. (Through October 31)

Paintings by Thomas Cole @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Paintings by Thomas Cole @ Albany Institute of History and Art

The Hudson River School @ Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany. Due to its popularity, the Institute is expanding its exhibition from earlier this year in this reinstallation of nearly 90 Hudson River School paintings in the Hearst Gallery on the museum’s third floor.

 Paintings by David Hinchen @ Albany Visitors Center

Paintings by David Hinchen @ Albany Visitors Center

Cityscapes @ Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, Albany. Paintings and photographs of the Albany skyline by David Hinchen. (Through November 2)

Works by Andrew Dines, Kevin Cieplensky and Greg Cuda @ Saratoga Arts

Works by Andrew Dines, Kevin Cieplensky and Greg Cuda @ Saratoga Arts

Intangible Roots @ Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs. Works by Kevin Cieplensky, Greg Cuda and Andrew Dines,, based on architectural and geometric forms, that aim to examine the complicated relationships a culture has with the infrastructures it creates and leaves behind (Through November 4)

Beth Dary: Crue 1 @ LABSpace

Beth Dary: Crue 1 @ LABSpace

Indigo: The Seventh Color @ LABspace, Hillsdale. A group exhibition of works on indigo paper, curated by Lorrie Fredette and Brece Honeycutt, featuring Christine Aaron, Beth Dary, Grace DeGennaro, Lorrie Fredette, Valerie Hammond, Jeanne Heifetz, Lotta Helleberg, Brece Honeycutt, Patricia Miranda and Paula Overbay. (Through November 4)

Works by Björn Meyer-Ebrecht @ Matteawan Gallery

Works by Björn Meyer-Ebrecht @ Matteawan Gallery

Fragments Remnants Leftovers @ Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. A solo exhibition of drawings and site-specific installation by Björn Meyer-Ebrecht. (Thorugh November 5)

Constructions by La Wilson @ John Davis Gallery

Constructions by La Wilson @ John Davis Gallery

La Wilson: Constructions @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Also on display: sculpture by Brandt Junceau, paintings by Brian Rego, Tine Lundsfryd and Priscilla Derven and photographs by Paul Hamann. (Through November 5)

An installation by Maya Lin @ Hancock Shaker Village

An installation by Maya Lin @ Hancock Shaker Village

Making: Then and Now @ Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield. An exhibition of contemporary works that explore the connection between artists today and an historic utopian movement in the Berkshires, featuring artworks exhibited in the Village’s historic spaces by Gregory Crewdson, Don Gummer, Stephen Hannock, Jenny Holzer, Maya Lin and David Teeple. (Through November 12)

James O'Shea: No. 75 @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

James O’Shea: No. 75 @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Selected Paintings & Sculpture @ Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Abstract paintings by James O’Shea as well as paintings by Adam Cohen and Ginny Fox, encaustic pieces by Susan Stover and wall sculptures by Dai Ban. (Through November 12)

Real and Surreal @ Good Purpose Gallery

Real and Surreal @ Good Purpose Gallery

Real and Surreal @ Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. The art of JD Logan and Dorothy Sabean. (Through November 13)

Accordion Space @ Feigenbaum Center for the Visual Arts, Schenectady. A group exhibition featuring works by Aschely Cone, Doron Langberg, Susan Lichtman, Sangram Majumdar, Claire Sherman and Didier William, six painters who challenge the classical idea of figure-ground, expanding and compressing space in unpredictable ways. Reception: Friday, October 20, 5-7pm. (Through November 14)

Paintings by Elizabeth Apgar-Smith @ Clement Art Gallery

Paintings by Elizabeth Apgar-Smith @ Clement Art Gallery

Best of Both Worlds @ Clement Art Gallery, Troy. Elizabeth Apgar-Smith’s paintings of Troy’s cityscapes and architectural details, plus a selection of rural landscapes. (Through November 18)

Setsuko Winchester's Freedom From Fear/Yellow Bowl Project @ MCLA Gallery 51

Setsuko Winchester’s Freedom From Fear/Yellow Bowl Project @ MCLA Gallery 51

Freedom From Fear/Yellow Bowl Project @ MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Artist Setsuko Winchester carted 120 bright yellow ceramic tea bowls to the sites of the Japanese internment camps – yellow, to represent the “Yellow Peril” and tea bowls, to represent man’s humanity. Artist’s talk: Thursday, October 12, 5pm. (Through November 19)

Photographs by Eric Rhein @ BCB ART

Photographs by Eric Rhein @ BCB ART

360 Moons @ BCB Art, Hudson. Photography, sculpture and wire drawings by Eric Rhein, whose artwork embodies themes of love, sexuality and identity through his ever-evolving experience of HIV. (Through November 19)

Prints by Catherine Howe @ Inky Editions

Prints by Catherine Howe @ Inky Editions

Catherine Howe: Monoprints @ Inky Editions, Hudson. An exhibition exploring the artist’s recent collagraphic monoprints and the objects that they’ve inspired. (Through November 19)

Photographs by Sophie Rosen @ Wikoff Student Gallery

Photographs by Sophie Rosen @ Wikoff Student Gallery

STORIES @ Wikoff Student Gallery, Schenectady. What would you talk about if asked to tell a story? Sophie Rosen asked that question to over twenty friends and classmates to create this series of expressive photographs. (Through November 22)

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.

Works by Steven Siegel @ Cynthia Reeves Gallery

Works by Steven Siegel @ Cynthia Reeves Gallery

35 Pieces @ Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams. Steven Siegel’s site-based installation of mixed media panels with an accompanying film of the same title. (Through November 25)

Danny Ferrell: River Moon @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Danny Ferrell: River Moon @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Life’s Rich Pageant @ Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. A group exhibition of paintings, drawings, sculpture and photographs with works by: Black Lake, Jesse Bransford, Julie Evans, Danny Ferrell, Louis Fratino, Chris Freeman, Chie Fueki, Jim Gaylord, Brenda Goodman, Elliott Green, Lonnie Holley, EE Ikeler, Cindy Ji Hye Kim, Haley Josephs, Seth Koen, Wayne Koestenbaum, Cotter Luppi, Martin McMurray, Benny Merris, Andy Mister, Bob Mizer, Donna Moylan, Ruby Palmer, David Pappaceno, Amy Pleasant, Jim Richard, Alyse Ronayne, Alexander Ross, Pete Schulte, Jered Sprecher, Marc Swanson, Don Voisine and Evan Whale. (Through November 26)

Photographs by Len Prince @ Hudson Hall

Len Prince: Remembering Marvin Hamlisch @ Hudson Hall

Remembering Marvin Hamlisch, The People’s Composer @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. Portraits by photographer Len Prince chronicling the life and work of the legendary conductor and composer. (Through November 26)

Works by Laini Nemett @ Mandeville Gallery

Works by Laini Nemett @ Mandeville Gallery

Laini Nemett: When We Lived Here @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. Working with cardboard models, collage, and large-scale oil paintings, Laini Nemett creates architectural environments that explore the idea of home. (Through December 3)

Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. This traveling exhibition features almost 30 prints made from a diverse range of techniques from the acclaimed abstract expressionist. (Through December 10)

Strathmore Paper and the Evolution of American Graphic Design @ Opalka Gallery

Strathmore Paper and the Evolution of American Graphic Design @ Opalka Gallery

Paper Is Part of the Picture: Strathmore Paper and the Evolution of American Graphic Design @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. An exhibition about the evolution of paper promotion over the course of the past 125 years as seen through the archives of the Strathmore Paper Company. Curator’s talk with Paul Shaw: Thursday, October 26, 6:30pm. Exhibition tour with Chris Harrold : Friday, November 3, 6:30 pm. (Through December 15)

Yinka Shonibare MBE: Detail of Dorian Gray @ The Tang

Yinka Shonibare MBE: Detail of Dorian Gray @ The Tang

Other Side: Art, Object, Self @ The Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs. Artworks from the Tang Collection by Willie Cole, Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler, Tim Hawkinson, Zanele Muholi, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Yinka Shonibare MBE, among others, that examines ways in which artists use materials, found objects, or even their own bodies to explore questions of national, cultural and self-identity. (Through December 30)

Stan Brakhage: Window Water Baby Moving (film still) @ The Tang Teaching Museum

Stan Brakhage: Window Water Baby Moving (film still) @ The Tang Teaching Museum

Birthing Bodies @ The Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs. An exhibition that explores childbirth through a feminist lens, examining ideas of autonomy, power, and liminality, featuring works by Janine Antoni, Andrea Bowers, Stan Brakhage, Cindy Sherman, Nancy Spero and Kara Walker. (Through December 30)

Nijideka Akunili Crosby: Mama, Mummy and Mamma (Predecessors #2) @ The Tang Teaching Museum

Nijideka Akunili Crosby: Mama, Mummy and Mamma (Predecessors #2)
@ The Tang Teaching Museum

Nijideka Akunyili Crosby’s large-scale paintings have garnered international attention for their investigations into the confluences, contact zones, and third spaces of culture in her work. The paintings represent a fusion of her Nigerian upbringing, her immigration to America, and her subsequent marriage to a white Texan. Her artwork also plays with and subverts preconceived notions of Western art history by including portraits of her African family, material references to her Igbo tribe’s customs, and images of Nigeria’s British colonial past. (Through December 31)

Paintings by Charles Clough @ Art Omi

Paintings by Charles Clough @ Art Omi

Charles Clough @ Art Omi, Ghent. Works by Charles Clough including a large-scale participatory painting project. Also on display: Works by Galia Solomonoff as part of the Art Omi: Architecture indoor gallery series. (Through December 31)

Edward Hicks (Atributed): The Peaceable Kingdom with the Leopard of Serenity @ The Hyde Collection

Edward Hicks (Atributed): The Peaceable Kingdom with the Leopard of Serenity @ The Hyde Collection

A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. More than sixty works made between 1800 and 1925 by regional artists who were either self-taught or had received minimal formal training. (Through December 31)

Morgan Bulkeley: Beak Morphology @ Berkshire Museum

Morgan Bulkeley: Beak Morphology @ Berkshire Museum

Nature Culture Clash @ Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. A solo exhibition of paintings and sculpture by Berkshire-based artist Morgan Bulkeley offers compelling scenarios where humans are pitted again nature, with nature holding the advantage. (Through February 4)

Ira Marcks: The Fortuneteller's Tent @ Albany International Airport Gallery

Ira Marcks: The Fortuneteller’s Tent @ Albany International Airport Gallery

Chasing the Tale @ Albany International Airport Gallery, Albany. Works by artists engaged in a pictorial expression of storytelling that crosses personal mythology with collected narratives from historical, folk and popular culture, featuring Jason Blue Lake Hawk Martinez, Kenny Harris, Ira Marcks, Fernando Orellana, Amy Podmore, Jeff Starr and Gerda van Leeuwen. (Through February 26)

Albany & Anti-Suffrage @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Albany & Anti-Suffrage @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Spotlight: Albany & Anti-Suffrage @ Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany. In the years leading up to 1917, not every woman wanted the right to vote. In fact, Albany was considered a stronghold of the anti-suffrage movement. This exhibit tells the story of the women who first met in 1894 before the New York Constitutional Convention convened, organized the Albany branch of the New York State Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage, lobbied to make their views heard in 1915, and lost their fight in 1917. (Through March 31)

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)


Downtown is Pawsome Garden Party @ Tricentennial Park, Albany. Celebrating a local landmark and American icon, regional artists have customized twenty 3-foot-tall sculptures of Albany’s famous canine resident Nipper. The painted pups will grace various locations in downtown Albany throughout the next year. Proceeds from the Garden Party will benefit programs of the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, as well as the continued revitalization of downtown Albany. (Through May, 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)

MASS MoCA's Building 6 opens to the public on Sunday, May 28.

MASS MoCA’s Building 6 opens to the public on Sunday, May 28.

Building 6 Grand Opening @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. MASS MoCA doubles in in size beginning May 28, with an all-day celebration featuring a members’ preview, a Soundsuit performance and a concert with veteran rockers CAKE. The galleries will feature long-term exhibits of works by Robert Rauschenberg, Louise Bourgeois, James Turrell, Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson and Gunnar Schonbeck. Additional artists to be shown in Building 6 include Spencer Finch, Dawn DeDeaux, Lonnie Holley, Mary Lum, Barbara Ernst Prey, Janice Kerbel, Joe Wardwell, Sarah Crowner, Richard Nonas and the Optics Division of the Metabolic Studio.

Works by Liz Glynn @ MASS MoCA

Works by Liz Glynn @ MASS MoCA

Liz Glynn: The Archaeology of Another Possible Future @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. Los Angeles-based Liz Glynn will present her largest and most ambitious project to date in Building 5, MASS MoCA’s largest gallery — a sprawling multi-sensory sculptural experience of sight, sensation, sound, and scent stretching nearly a football field in length. The exhibition expands Glynn’s interest in the rise and fall of empires, labor, and shifting cultural values, in order to speculate upon our uncertain future. (Through Labor Day 2018)