ArtBeat: What To See

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

Lisa Corinne Davis: Determined Delerium @ The Massry

Lisa Corinne Davis: Determined Delerium @ The Massry

Turbulent Terrain @ Esther Massry Gallery, Albany. Occupying a point somewhere between abstraction and figuration, cartooning and cartography, Lisa Corinne Davis’ paintings explore themes of racial, social and psychological identity. Opens Saturday, January 20. Opening reception: Friday, January 26, 5-7pm. Artist’s lecture: Friday, January 26, 7pm. (Through February 24)

Melanie Mowinski: The 50 Card Project @ MCLA Gallery 51

Melanie Mowinski: The 50 Card Project @ MCLA Gallery 51

The 50 Card Project @ MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Every week since Inauguration Day, and continuing through the end of 2017, Melanie Mowinski, an associate professor of visual arts at MCLA, printed a new letterpress card in a limited edition of 100, using vintage letterpress type, cuts and other printing matrices. Opening reception: Thursday, January 25, 5-7pm. (Through March 24)

Natasha Holmes: Move Along @ Opalka Gallery

Natasha Holmes: Move Along @ Opalka Gallery

Practice What You Teach: The Sage College of Albany Art + Design Faculty Show @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Recent works by Lynn Caprisello, Jean Dahlgren, Melody Davis, William Fillmore, Eleazar Hernández, Natasha Holmes, Sean Hovendick, Willie Marlowe, Melinda McDaniel, Matthew McElligott, Leah Rico, Terrence Tiernan and Gary Shankman. Opens Tuesday, January 16. Reception: Friday, February 2, 6-8pm. (Through February 24)

Katrina Hude's glass installation @ Thompson Grioux Gallery

Katrina Hude’s glass installation @ Thompson Grioux Gallery

Harmonic Cognizance @ Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Sculptural works by Katrina Hude. Artist reception: Saturday January 20, 4-6pm. (Through March 25)

Paintings by Kiki Dufault @ Good Purpose Gallery

Paintings by Kiki Dufault @ Good Purpose Gallery

Memories of Exploration @ Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Paintings by Kiki Dufault and photography by Charles Edson and Ruslan Sprague. Opens Wednesday, January 10. Artists’ reception: Friday, January 19, 4:30-6:30pm. (Through March 6)

Last Chance to See

Photographs by Georgia Landman @ The Chatham Bookstore

Photographs by Georgia Landman @ The Chatham Bookstore

Soul of our Soil @ The Chatham Bookstore, Chatham. Georgia Landman’s photographs document several farms in Columbia County dedicated to the philosophy of sustainable agriculture. (Through January 21)

See Me Like This @ Hudson Hall

See Me Like This @ Hudson Hall

See Me Like This @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. Photographic portraits created by Valerie Shaff with the young women of Perfect 10. (Through January 21)

Works by Marie Triller and Roxanna Melandez @ Martinez Gallery

Works by Marie Triller and Roxanna Melandez @ Martinez Gallery

Cuba y Puerto Rico Son…de un pajaro las dos alas @ Martinez Gallery, Troy. Perspectives of both islands, from outside and within, with paintings by Roxanna Melendez and photographs by Marie Triller. (Through January 26)


Continuing

Jessica Drenk: Regeneration @ Cynthia Reeves Gallery

Jessica Drenk: Regeneration @ Cynthia Reeves Gallery

Jessica Drenk: Regeneration @ Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams. Sculptural and wall-based works by Jessica Drenk, who transforms commercial products, such as books, PVC pipe, and pencils, into organic forms that belie their material origins. The artist will be at the gallery December 2–7 to create a site-specific installation to complete the exhibition. (Through January 27)

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)

Transcendent Functionalism @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Transcendent Functionalism @ Jeff Bailey Gallery

Transcendent Functionalism @ Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. A group exhibition of works by Cody Barber, Colby Bird, Nicole Cherubini, Nick DeMarco, Stephen Eakin, Sylvia Heisel, Doug Johnston, Maia Ruth Lee, Kim Markel, Elise McMahon, Shari Mendelson, Emmett Moore, Sara Greenberger Rafferty and Richard Roth, with objects from the Shaker Museum in Mount Lebanon. (Through January 28)

Paintings by Chantelle Norton @ Theo Ganz Studio

Paintings by Chantelle Norton @ Theo Ganz Studio

Dog Days @ Theo Ganz Studio, Beacon. Chantelle Norton explores the relationship between dog and human in this solo show of recent oil paintings, drawings and limited edition giclées. (Through January 28)

Paintings by Kate Knapp @ 510 Warren Street Gallery

Paintings by Kate Knapp @ 510 Warren Street Gallery

Into the Garden @ 510 Warren Street Gallery, Hudson. Colorful paintings of gardens by Kate Knapp. (Through January 28)

Works by Filip Wolak @ Sohn Fine Art

Works by Filip Wolak @ Sohn Fine Art

White As Snow @ Sohn Fine Art Gallery, Lenox. A group exhibit featuring the work of John Atchley, Peggy Braun, John Clarke, Martin Greene, Eric Korenman, Cassandra Sohn and Filip Wolak. (Through January 29)

Works by Filip Wolak @ Sohn Fine Art

Works by Filip Wolak @ Sohn Fine Art

White As Snow @ Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. A group exhibit featuring photographic works by John Atchley, Peggy Braun, John Clarke, Martin Greene, Eric Korenman, Cassandra Sohn and Filip Wolak. (Through January 29)

Martin Dull: Confusions of a Wasted Youth @ John Davis Gallery

Martin Dull: Confusions of a Wasted Youth @ John Davis Gallery

Martin Dull @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson.
A solo exhibition of paintings by Martin Dull. (Through January 29)

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)

<strong>Ceramics by Regis Brodie and paintings by Leslie Yolen @ Courthouse Gallery

Ceramics by Regis Brodie and paintings by Leslie Yolen @ Courthouse Gallery

Regis Brodie and Leslie Yolen @ Courthouse Gallery, Lake George. Ceramics by Regis Brodie and paintings by Leslie Yolen. Artists’ reception: Saturday, February 3, 4-6pm. (Through February 15)

Dan Rupe: River Trees and Robert Goldstrom: Lafayette AM 3 @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Dan Rupe: River Trees, Athens, Hudson Lighthouse and Robert Goldstrom: Lafayette AM 3 @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Painted Cities @ Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Works by Dan Rupe, Darshan Russell, Edward Avedisian, Patty Neal, Richard Britell, Robert Goldstrom and Scott Nelson Foster. (Through February 18)

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)

Alphonse Mucha: Cycles Perfecta @ The Hyde Collection

Alphonse Mucha: Cycles Perfecta @ The Hyde Collection

Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. An exhibit that examines how Alphonse Mucha exploited the advertising poster to create a new movement in art. His work helped shape the aesthetics of French art at the turn of the twentieth century and formed the cornerstone of the international Art Nouveau movement. (Through March 18)

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)

Works by Tony DiTerlizzi @ Norman Rockwell Museum

Works by Tony DiTerlizzi @ Norman Rockwell Museum

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi @ Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge. An exhibition of works by the #1 New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi, known for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites and goblins. (Through May 28)


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)

William Austin Burt (inventor), William J. Young (maker), Burt’s Solar Compass @ Mandeville Gallery

William Austin Burt (inventor), William J. Young (maker), Burt’s Solar Compass @ Mandeville Gallery

Probability & Uncertainty @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. This exhibition will feature over thirty historic, scientific instruments from the Union College Permanent Collection, juxtaposed with six contemporary female artists working with scientific themes: Aimée Burg, Nettrice Gaskins, Jessie Henson, Carter Hodgkin, Kirsten Kay Thoen and Audrey Wilson. Opens Saturday, January 13. Opening reception: Wednesday, January 24, 5-6:30pm. See the website for more events. (Through June 17)

 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)

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