ArtBeat: What To See


Opening:

Utagawa Hiroshige: Awa Province: Naruto Whirlpools

Utagawa Hiroshige: Awa Province: Naruto Whirlpools @ The Clark

Japanese Impressions @ The Clark, Williamstown. An exhibition of more than a century of Japanese printing traditions represented by seventy-three color woodblock prints, including works by Katsushika Hokusai, Utagawa Hiroshige, Itô Shinsui, Kawase Hasui, Yoshida Hiroshi and Kiyoshi Saitô . Opens Saturday December 10. (Through April 2)

(left) Laura Von Rosk: Untitled (light on snow trail) and Louise Laplante: Plant Girls First Lesson in Botany @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

(left) Laura Von Rosk: Untitled (light on snow trail) and Louise Laplante: Plant firls First Lesson in Botany @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Winter Exhibit @ Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. An exhibit of both large scale fabric installation and finely detailed drawings, painting and collages, offering unique commentary on the political, personal and environmental observations of what it means to live in a global community today, with works by Kate Hamilton, Allyson Levy, Laura Von Rosk, Louise Laplante, Andrea Moreau, Elizabeth Coyne and Eileen Murphy. Artist’s reception: Saturday, December 10, 5-7pm. (Through January 22)

Works by Nadéne Grey @ Joyce Goldstein Gallery

Works by Nadéne Grey @ Joyce Goldstein Gallery

Nadéne Grey @ Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham. Paintings and works on paper by Nadéne Grey. Opening reception: Saturday, December 10, 4-6pm. (Through December 31)

George Diebold: Saltwater Falls B @ Sohn Fine Art Gallery

George Diebold: Saltwater Falls B @ Sohn Fine Art Gallery

Beneath the Surface @ Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. A group exhibition of photography that explores the element of water featuring John Atchley, Peggy Braun, Denise B. Chandler, Pauline Chernichaw, George Diebold, Holger Eckstein, Aldara Ortega Cassandra Sohn and Matthew David Wachsman. Artists’ reception: Saturday, December 10, 3-6pm. (Through January 23)

Patricia Munson Gravett: Taghkanic Hill @ Spencertown Academy Art Center

Patricia Munson Gravett: Taghkanic Hill @ Spencertown Academy Art Center

Members Show @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown. Paintings, pastels, collages, photographs, sculptures and more made by 29 community members. Opening reception: Saturday, December 10, 4-6pm. (Through December 18)


Last Chance to See:

The Eclectic Earth @ The Schick Gallery

The Eclectic Earth @ The Schick Gallery

Eclectic Earth @ Schick Gallery, Saratoga Springs. An exhibition of sculptural and functional ceramic works by thirteen 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. (Through December 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. (Through December 8)

 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)


Continuing

Works by Fabian Lopez @ Courthouse Gallery

Works by Fabian Lopez @ Courthouse Gallery

A Certain Romance @ Courthouse Gallery, Lake George. A solo exhibition of paintings by Fabian Lopez that overlap representation with abstraction, weaving together stories he has either heard or read with his own personal experience. (Through December 16)

Marieken Cochiusa: A Space Once Occupied, Now Empty #18 @ Matteawan Gallery

Marieken Cochiusa: A Space Once Occupied, Now Empty #18 @ Matteawan Gallery

The Flat File Show @ Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. A group exhibition that includes drawings, photographs, prints and mixed media works on paper by 17 artists: Christopher Albert, Gabe Brown, Karlos Carcamo, Marieken Cochius, Susan English, Valerie Hegarty, Thomas Huber, Katelin Kirby, Greg Slick, Wendy Small, S. Gayle Stevens, Krista Svalbonas, Dominick Talvacchio, Kazumi Tanaka, August Ventimiglia, Susan Walsh and Eleanor White. (Through December 18)

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)

7th Annual PHOTOBOOK Show @ Davis Orton Gallery

7th Annual PHOTOBOOK Show @ Davis Orton Gallery

7th Annual PHOTOBOOK Show @ Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson. Photobooks and photographs by Best of Show winners Yoichi Nagata, Lawrence Schwartzwald, Jeanny Tsai and Graeme Williams as well as 16 more photobooks by other artists. (Through December 18)

Lyle Owerko: The Boombox Project @ Hudson Opera House

Lyle Owerko: The Boombox Project @ Hudson Opera House

The Boombox Project @ Hudson Opera House, Hudson. Photographer Lyle Owerko’s ode to the boombox that played a pivotal role in the rise of American hip hop culture, and in the rock & roll and punk movements of the 1970s and 80s. Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night, a community musical parade: December 3, 4pm. (Through December 23)

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)

Work by Julie Evans @ Inky Editions

Work by Julie Evans @ Inky Editions

Printing Lab: The Members Show @ Inky Editions, Hudson. A group exhibition of fine art prints made by both novice and veteran artist-members: Rosa Acheson, Patrick Brown, Katie DeGroot, Julie Evans, Marie-Claude Giroux, Robert Gullie, Holly Hughes, Licha Jimenez, Eve Kaplan, Wendy Moss, Susan Myers, Suzanne Ouellete, Georgia Ranney, Valerie Richmond, Nancy Van Deren and Marlene Vidibor. (Through December 24)

99 Cents Affordable Art Show @ MCLA Gallery 51

99 Cents Affordable Art Show @ MCLA Gallery 51

99 Cents Affordable Art Show @ MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Works of sculpture, ceramics, watercolors, jewelry, paintings, postcards, collages, photography, printmaking, handmade books and stationary and more. (Through December 30)

Assemblages by Pamela Courtleigh @ Limner Gallery

Assemblages by Pamela Courtleigh @ Limner Gallery

Small Works @ Limner Gallery, Hudson. A large group exhibition and sale of small works by the gallery’s artists. (Through December 31)

Peter Christian Johnson: Poise @ Ferrin Contemporary

Peter Christian Johnson: Poise @ Ferrin Contemporary

Poise: Peter Christian Johnson @ Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams. Ceramic sculpture that explores the tension between acts of labor and collapse and between precision and failure. Opening reception: Saturday, November 19, 4-6pm. (Through December 31)

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)

Kate Knapp: Changing Light @ 510 Warren Street Gallery

Kate Knapp: Changing Light @ 510 Warren Street Gallery

Changing Light @ 510 Warren Street, Hudson. Recent paintings by the gallery’s artistic director, Kate Knapp. (Through January 1)

Photographs by Barry Lobdell @ Spectrum 8 Theatre

Photographs by Barry Lobdell @ Spectrum 8 Theatre

Barry Lobdell/Michael Tucker @ Spectrum Theatre Gallery Albany. Photography by Barry Lobdell and poetry by Michael Tucker from their book, Pull Over, examining the human capacity for symbolic thinking in language and in visual images. (Through January 2)

Works by Anne Pasko @ Good Purpose Gallery

Works by Anne Pasko @ Good Purpose Gallery

Holiday Show @ Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Works in collage and mixed media by Anne Pasko and landscape paintings by Walter J. Pasko as well as holiday ornaments created by regional artists. (Through January 2)

Kate Hamilton: Life Preserved @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

Kate Hamilton: Life Preserved @ Thompson Giroux Gallery

En Masse III @ Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Contemporary works from more than 40 of the gallery’s artists. (Through January 8)

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. (Through January 8)

The 5th Annual Juried Group Show @ The Laffer Gallery

The 5th Annual Juried Group Show @ The Laffer Gallery

5th Annual Juried Group Show @ The Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville. Works by Alex Waters, Andrea Hersh, Annea Francey, Audrie Sturman, Catherine Wagner Minnery, Channing Lefebvre, Cheryl Horning, Chris Duncan, Christopher Murray, Cyndy Barbone, Dan Greenfeld, Darcie Abbatiello, Deborah Bayly, Dolores Thompson, Fern Apfel, Gary Larsen, Gary Maggio, Gretchen Kelley, Ian Creitz, James Coe, Jenny Hutchinson, Kathryn Kost, Kevin Cleplensky, Laura Cannamela, Lori Lawrence, Mary Pat Wager, Matt Chinian, MiChelle Vara, Nicholas Warner, Regis Brodie, Robyn Morgan Giddings, Sonja LaPointe, Susan Hoffer, Susan Williams and Virginia McNeice. (Through January 8)

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)

3rd Annual Winter Salon @ Clement Gallery

3rd Annual Winter Salon @ Clement Gallery

3rd Annual Winter Salon @ Clement Art Gallery, Troy. An annual show of small works in a variety of media featuring art by Elizabeth Apgar-Smith, Robert Bootier, Tom Clement, John Connors , George Dirolf, Susan Lunlow, Jon Gernon, Mara Lehmann, Bob Moylan, Susan Story, Takeyce Walter, Marlene Wiedenbaum, Kristin Woodward and others. (Through January 23)

3rd Annual Winter Salon @ Clement Gallery

3rd Annual Winter Salon @ Clement Gallery

3rd Annual Winter Salon @ Clement Art Gallery, Troy. An annual show of small works in a variety of media featuring art by Elizabeth Apgar-Smith, Robert Bootier, Tom Clement, John Connors , George Dirolf, Susan Lunlow, Jon Gernon, Mara Lehmann, Bob Moylan, Susan Story, Takeyce Walter, Marlene Wiedenbaum, Kristin Woodward and others. (Through January 23)

The Gift Show @ Lisa Vollmer Photography Studio

The Gift Show @ Lisa Vollmer Photography Studio

The Gift Show @ Lisa Vollmer Photography Studio + Gallery, Great Barrington. Photographs by Carolina Palermo Schulze, Thatcher Hullerman Cook, Tom Zetterstrom, Lisa Vollmer and Sabine Vollmer von Falken. (Through January 30)

Frances Frith: The Pyramids of El-Geezah @ The Clark

Frances Frith: The Pyramids of El-Geezah @ The Clark

Photography and Discovery @ The Clark, Williamstown. When photographs were first widely produced and distributed during the second half of the nineteenth century, they offered viewers new ways to discover unknown people, places, and things. This exhibition explores how photographers considered these subjects during the medium’s first seventy-five years. (Through February 5)

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)

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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. (Through February 12)

Sculpture by Caroline Ramersdorfer @ Opalka Gallery

Sculpture by Caroline Ramersdorfer @ Opalka Gallery

Gravity & Light @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Stone sculpture by Caroline Ramersdorfer. (Through March 5)

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)

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)

 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)

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