ArtBeat: What To See

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Opening:

Paintings by Joseph Haske @ John Davis Gallery
Paintings by Joseph Haske @ John Davis Gallery
Joseph Haske @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Layered acrylic paintings by Joseph Haske. Opening reception: Saturday, April 29, 6-8pm. (Through May 21)

Works by Cheryl Horning and Takeyce Walter @ Saratoga Arts
Works by Cheryl Horning and Takeyce Walter @ Saratoga Arts
Open Spaces @ Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs. Works by Matt Chinian, Cheryl Horning, Kelly Schoonbeck and Takeyce Walter that explore the observance of beauty and change in our surroundings. Opens Friday, April 28. Opening reception: Saturday, May 6, 6-8pm. (Through June 17)

Insight @ MCLA Gallery 51
Insight @ MCLA Gallery 51
MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Works by senior art majors Elizabeth Erdeski, Samwise Fox, Kaitlyn Russell and Isaac Wood. Opening reception: Thursday, April 27, 5-7pm. (Through May 21)


Last Chance to See

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)


Continuing

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)

Joel Schiller: Musical Offering @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center
Joel Schiller: Musical Offering @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center
Second Annual Members’ Art Show @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown. The Academy’s second annual members’ show includes oil and watercolor paintings, drawings, photography, ceramics, and sculpture made by 41 Academy community members. (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)

Fields of View @ Laffer Gallery
Fields of View @ Laffer Gallery
Fields of View @ Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville. Works by inspired by the natural world by Ann Larsen, James Coe and Virgina McNeice. (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)

Francesco de Mura: Glory of the Princes @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Francesco de Mura: Glory of the Princes @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
In the Light of Naples: The Art of Francesco de Mura @ Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. The first monographic presentation of Francesco de Mura’s art includes over 40 loans from Italian collections as well as those from the U.S. including the Metropolitan Museum, Art Institute of Chicago and the National Gallery of Art. (Through July 2)

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)

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)

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)

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