ArtBeat: What To See

October 29th, 2010, 10:00 am by Sara

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Saturday, September 23 is the thirteen annual Museum Day Live!, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every day. Local participants include The Hyde Collection, The Iroquois Indian Museum and The Arkell Museum and many more.

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. Opening reception: Saturday, September 23, 4-6pm. (Through October 21)

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. Opening reception: Thursday, September 21, 5-8pm. (Through October 20)

`Works by Dana Matthews @ Tivoli Artists Gallery

Works by Dana Matthews @ Tivoli Artists Gallery

Dissonance @ Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. Photographic works by Dana Matthews. Reception: Saturday, September 23, 6-8pm. (Through October 15)

Last Chance to See

Radcliffe Bailey: Western Currents @ The Tang Teaching Museum

Radcliffe Bailey: Western Currents @ The Tang Teaching Museum

If I had Possession over Judgment Day – Collections of Claude Simard @ The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs. Examples from Simard’s collection show a diversity of art and artifacts that is unparalleled, from medium to country of origin to subject matter, including works by Radcliffe Bailey, Matthew Barney, Alighiero e Boetti, Nick Cave, Geoffrey Chadsey, Pierre Dorion, Jean Dubuffet, Marcel Duchamp, Louise Fishman, Phil Frost, Leon Golub, David Ireland, Brad Kahlhamer, Titus Kaphar, Bharti Kher, Andrew Lord, Kerry James Marshall, Roberto Matta, Jackie Nickerson, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Chris Ofili, Gabriel Orozco, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Malick Sidibé, Jeff Sonhouse, Nancy Spero, Jessica Stockholder, Claude Tousignant, Carlos Vega, Leslie Wayne, Hank Willis Thomas and B. Wurtz. (Through September 24)

Work by Melanie Bilenker @ Sienna Patti

Work by Melanie Bilenker @ Sienna Patti

Mother @ Sienna Patti, Lenox. Works by contemporary jewelry artist Melanie Bilenker. (Through September 24)

Paintings by Opie O'Brien @ Eclipse Mill gallery

Paintings by Opie O’Brien @ Eclipse Mill gallery

Figuratively Speaking @ Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. Five transplanted North Adams-based artists, William Archer, Joanna Klain, Linda O’Brien, Opie O’Brien and Wilma Rifkin, will display a range of work from assemblages and dolls to paintings and etchings. (Through September 24)

Tara Bach: Davy Jones' Locker @ Wire Gallery

Tara Bach: Davy Jones’ Locker @ Wire Gallery

Ulster Alums @ Wired Gallery, High Falls. Works by select SUNY Ulster Alumni: Tara Bach, Lois Cremmins, Patti Gibbons, Cassiopeia Ottulich, Cheyenne Rossler, Kelli Sillik and Claudia Waruch. (Through September 24)


Continuing

Thomas Zydek: Jessica @ Limner Gallery

Thomas Zydek: Jessica @ Limner Gallery

Strange Figurations @ Limner Gallery, Hudson. A large group show of portraiture, in a wide variety of media. (Through September 30)

Just The Facts @ Hudson Hall

Just The Facts @ Hudson Hall

Just The Facts: 2017 LightField Festival of Photography & Multimedia Art @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. The second annual LightField Festival features works of photography and multimedia by Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, Brenda Kenneally, Phyllis B. Dooney Stacy Kranitz, Zoe Strauss, Maganbhai Patel and Manfred Kirchheimer that focus on working class people who struggle daily to keep their dignity in a social landscape that is increasingly hostile to immigrants and the working poor. (Through September 30)

Paintings by Juan Maldonado @ Martinez Gallery

Paintings by Juan Maldonado @ Martinez Gallery

Juan Maldonado: Exploring Perception and Desire @ Martinez Gallery, Troy. Sculpture and works on paper by the late Puerto Rican artist Juan Maldonado. (Through September 30)

Works designed by Carl Lewis Druckman @ McTeigue & McClelland

Works designed by Carl Lewis Druckman @ McTeigue & McClelland

Lost No More: The Ethereal Works of Carl Lewis Druckman @ McTeigue & McClelland, Great Barrington. Designs by the late Carl Lewis Druckman, realized by master goldsmith Tim McClelland. (Through September 30)

Photographs by Cassandra Sohn @ Sohn fine Art

Photographs by Cassandra Sohn @ Sohn fine Art

Water @ Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. Photographs by Cassandra Sohn Also on display: Liminal States, photography by Jeff Robb. (Through October 1)

Paintings by Donna Moylan @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

Paintings by Donna Moylan @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

New To Earth @ Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Paintings by Donna Moylan. (Through October 1)

Debra Priestly: Patoka Hill @ Love Apple Art Space

Debra Priestly: Patoka Hill @ Love Apple Art Space

Art Work: An Exploration of Labor @ Love Apple Art Space, Ghent. Love Apple Farm, now owned by Francis Greenburger, founder of Art Omi, inaugurates its new exhibition space with this group exhibition of works by Andrea Arrubla, Ben Thorp Brown, Noa Charuvi, Wojciech Gilewicz, Frances Goodman, Marisa Morán Jahn, Marie Christine Katz, Kakyoung Lee, Michael Mandiberg, Joiri Minaya, Debra Priestly, Jean Shin, Aram Han Sifuentes, Paul Anthony Smith, Maayan Strauss, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Rodrigo Valenzuela and Elizabeth White. (Through October 1)

Works by Ky Anderson @ Matteawan Gallery

Works by Ky Anderson @ Matteawan Gallery

Small Stories @ Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Recent abstract paintings and drawings by Ky Anderson. (Through October 1)

Paintings by Michael McManmon @ Good Purpose Gallery

Paintings by Michael McManmon @ Good Purpose Gallery

Esperanza Vive! @ Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Paintings by Michael McManmon. (Through October 2)

Works by Thomas Jackson @ Cynthia Reeves

Works by Thomas Jackson @ Cynthia Reeves

Emergent Behavior @ Cynthia Reeves, North Adams. An exhibition of prints and a site-specific installation by Thomas Jackson. (Through October 7)

Works by Christina Painter and Dan Peterson @ Neumann Fine Art

Works by Christina Painter and Dan Peterson @ Neumann Fine Art

Two Worlds @ Neumann Fine Art, Hillsdale. Works by Christina Painter and Dan Peterson. (Through October 7)

Sculpture by Benjamin Butler @ John Davis Gallery

Sculpture by Benjamin Butler @ John Davis Gallery

Benjamin Butler @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. New sculpture by Benjamin Butler in the main galleries and sculpture garden. Also on display in the carriage house: paintings by Louise Finkelstein and Henry Finkelstein, Laurel Sucsy and Lee Marshall. (Through October 8)

Matt Crane: The Camp (detail) @ Chesterwood

Matt Crane: The Camp (detail) @ Chesterwood

Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood @ Chesterwood, Home of Daniel Chester French, Stockbridge. Works by 14 artists invited by guest curator Sharon Bates to develop new projects or to adapt existing works that directly respond to the environmental, cultural and aesthetic attributes of the landscape at Chesterwood. Artists include: Roberley Bell, Colin C. Boyd, Matt Crane, Roger Bisbing, Chrissy Scolaro, Brian Kane, Michael Oatman, Portia Munson, Derek Parker, Deborah Zlotsky, Amy Podmore, Douglas Culhane, Matt La Fleur and Amelia Toelke. Artists’ talk with Brian Kane and Michael Oatman: Saturday, August 26, 11:30am. (Through October 9)

Helen Frankenthaler: Cedar Hill @ The Clark

Helen Frankenthaler: Cedar Hill @ The Clark

As In Nature @ The Clark, Williamstown. Paintings by Helen Frankenthaler that focuses on nature as a long-standing inspiration for the artist. Also on display is No Rules, an exhibition of 17 large-scale woodcuts by Frankenthaler that explore the full range of her exploration with the medium. (Through October 9)

States of Incarceration @ The Tang

States of Incarceration @ The Tang

States of Incarceration @ The Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs. The first national traveling multimedia exhibition and coordinated public dialogue to explore the history and future of mass incarceration in the United States, launched in New York City in 2016, arrives at the Tang, examining one of the most pressing issues facing our country. Check the Tang website for the many events associated with this exhibition. Also on display: Tony Oursler: Talking Light, in which a single incandescent light bulb hangs from the ceiling of the Tang Museum’s elevator; its intermittent flickering correlates to the sounds of the artist’s voice emanating from a hidden speaker. (Through October 11)

Marianna Van Lent: River Paintings @ The Foundation Gallery

Marianna Van Lent: River Paintings @ The Foundation Gallery

River Paintings @ Foundations Gallery at Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson. Landscape paintings by Marianna Van Lent that explore the imagery of the earth, its cycles and psychology. (Through October 12)

Works by Dylan Redford @ Collar Works

Works by Dylan Redford @ Collar Works

That. Was. EPIC!!! : when quotidian becomes lore @ Collar Works, Troy. An exhibition that aims to discern how how certain moments, objects, and experiences cross over from the quotidian of life to become the stuff of legend, featuring works by Cody Arnall, David Carpenter, Tehniyet Masood, Dylan Redford, Dane Winkler and Georgia Wohnsen. Artists’ reception: Friday, September 29, 5-8m. (Through October 14)

James Coe: February Melt @ Athens Cultural Center

James Coe: February Melt @ Athens Cultural Center

Seasons of Greene @ Athens Cultural Center, Athens. An exhibiton of paintings of natural areas protected by the Greene Land Trust, including works by James Coe, James Cramer, Leigh Ann Smith, Susan Story, George Van Hook, Ann Larsen, Marlene Wiedenbaum and Scott Balfe. (Through October 14)

Jonathan Kirk: Hammerhead @ The Teaching Gallery

Jonathan Kirk: Hammerhead @ The Teaching Gallery

Jonathan Kirk @ The Teaching Gallery, Troy. An exhibition of large‐scale sculptural models by Utica artist Jonathan Kirk. (Through October 14)

Works by Carla Shapiro (top) and Fredrik Marsh @ The Center for Photography at Woodstock

Works by Carla Shapiro (top) and Fredrik Marsh @ The Center for Photography at Woodstock

Carla Shapiro: To Capture a Shadow @ The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock. Ethereal manipulated photographs by Carla Shapiro. Also on display: Fredrik Marsh: The Dresden Project, photographs that capture the transition in former East German cities to newer, Western lifestyles. (Through October 15)

Julie Branch: Olympia @ Scarlet Seven Gallery

Julie Branch: Olympia @ Scarlet Seven Gallery

L’Origine du Monde: Eroticism @ Scarlet Seven Gallery, Troy. Works by Suzanna Scott, Nina Covington, Michael Bergt and Julie Branch. (Through October 15)

Paintings by Virginia Bryant @ Carmen's Cafe

Paintings by Virginia Bryant @ Carmen’s Cafe

Victorian Abstraction @ Carmen’s Cafe, Troy. Paintings and works on paper by Virginia Bryant, inspired by choreographic and musical structures. (Through October 15)

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)

(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)

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)

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. Reception: Tuesday, October 10, 5-6pm. (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 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. Reception: Wednesday, September 27, 5-6:30pm. (Through December 3)

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)

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)

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. Public reception: Friday, September 15, 5:30-7:30pm. (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)

Work by Tony Tasset @ Art Omi

Work by Tony Tasset @ Art Omi

Summer Season Opening @ Art Omi, Ghent. The summer season opens with new sculptures on view in the Fields by Tony Tasset, Tom Burr, Angela Bulloch and Matt Wedel. In the Benenson Visitors Center, a site-specific installation by André Kruysen will be shown with drawings by Joan Banach.


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.

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