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Warhol Unidentified @ CCS Bard
Warhol Unidentified @ CCS Bard

Warhol: Unidentified @ CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson. An exhibition of 83 photographs by Andy Warhol whose subjects are currently unidentified. These photographs were gifted to CCS Bard in 2008 by the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program which donated over 28,500 of his photographs to educational institutions across the United States. This exhibition is part of Warhol x 5, a collaboration of five university art museums that have coordinated to present complimentary exhibitions centered around these donations: the Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College; the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz; the University Art Museum at the University at Albany; the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College; and the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. Opening reception: Sunday, April 8, 1-4pm. (Through May 27)

The Golden Age of New Paltz, Part 2 @ Wired Gallery
The Golden Age of New Paltz, Part 2 @ Wired Gallery

Golden Age of New Paltz, Part 2 @ Wired Gallery, High Falls. The second installment of the group exhibition surveys artists who lived and worked in the New Paltz, NY area from the years 1963 to 1967 includes works by State University College at New Paltz professors Ben Bishop, Maurice Brown, Barbara Leoff Burge, Ken Burge, John Frank, Ken Green, Alex Minewski, Dale Stein and George Wexler as well as work by students from that era including Gary Allen, John Anderson, Donald Bellinger, Allen Bryan, Henry Cavanagh, Paul Chapman, Reno DeRosa, Jim Edwards, Denise Giardullo, Markus Heidelberg, Dick Hogle, Eric Iversen, Anthony Panzera, Theo (Teddi) Pappas, Phil Paratore, Bruce Pileggi, Roger Polansky, Ed Samuels, Susan Slotnick, Jon Ellis Stevens, Tom Stratton, Al Summ and Aletta Vett. Opening reception: Saturday, April 7, 5-7pm. (Through May 13)

(top) Michal Greenbaim: Baby Lips Shell and (bottom) Kev Filmore: Mom Needs Help @ Davis Orton Gallery
(top) Michal Greenbaim: Baby Lips Shell and (bottom) Kev Filmore: Mom Needs Help @ Davis Orton Gallery
Memories of Childhood @ Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson. Photographs by Michal Greenboim and Kev Filmore. Also on display will be portfolio showcases by Flynn Larsen and Leslie Jean-Bart. Opening reception: Saturday, April 7, 5-7pm. (Through May 6)

Sit-In @ September Gallery
Sit-In @ September Gallery
Sit-In @ September Gallery, Hudson. A group exhibition that examines the shifting framework of a borderless icon: the chair. Opening reception: Saturday, April 7, 6-8pm. (Thorugh May 20)

Rockwell Kent: December Eighth @ The Hyde Collection
Rockwell Kent: December Eighth @ The Hyde Collection
Rockwell Kent @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Complementary exhibitions celebrate Rockwell Kent (1882 – 1971), the American painter, printer, and illustrator, who settled in the Adirondacks in 1928. He painted many of his works in his Adirondack studio based on drawings, sketches, and notes taken during extensive travels to Greenland, Alaska, Ireland, and other extreme locations. In addition, Curator Caroline Welsh has drawn together paintings from North Country collections, some seldom seen publicly. Opens Sunday, April 8. (Through July 22)

Works by Daisy Rockwell, Oliver Schemm and Diane Fine at Saratoga Arts
Works by Daisy Rockwell, Oliver Schemm and Diane Fine at Saratoga Arts
Elemental Narratives @ Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs. Works by Diane Fine, Daisy Rockwell and Oliver Schemm, each of whom aim to portray moments and events that are personally important and essential to them. Opening reception: Saturday, April 7, 6-8pm. (Through May 5)


Last Chance to See

Hank Willis Thomas: Black Righteous Space @ University Art Museum
Hank Willis Thomas: Black Righteous Space @ University Art Museum
This Place @ University Art Museum, Albany. A photography exhibition that explores the rifts and paradoxes of the highly contested spaces of Israel and the West Bank, featuring internationally renowned artists Martin Kollar, Jungjin Lee, Thomas Struth and Jeff Wall. Also on display is Black Righteous Space, a sound reactive video installation by Hank Willis Thomas that explores issues of identity, race and popular culture. (Through April 7)

Works by Elana Goren @ Theo Ganz Gallery
Works by Elana Goren @ Theo Ganz Gallery

Elana Goren: Prints and Ghosts @ Theo Ganz Studio, Beacon. Mixed-media monotypes by Elana Goren. (Through April 8)

Mike Blaisdel: Shapesin Space @ Good Purpose Gallery
Mike Blaisdel: Shapesin Space @ Good Purpose Gallery
Shapes in Space @ Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Works by artists with disabilities who use the A.R.T. painting technique, an innovative painting technique designed to give full artistic control to people with profound physical disabilities who do not have the dexterity to apply paint brush to canvas. (Through April 10)


Continuing

Paola Ochoa: Ariadne's Thread @ Matteawan Gallery
Paola Ochoa: Ariadne’s Thread @ Matteawan Gallery
Paola Ochoa: What The Thunder Said @ Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Drawings by Paola Ochoa, from several bodies of work created over the past decade. (Through April 15)

Organic Form @ The Laffer Gallery
Organic Form @ The Laffer Gallery

Organic Form @ The Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville. Works by Rob Longley, Jordan Becker, Teri Malo, Jae Schalekamp and Valerie Craig. (Through April 15)

Edition @ BCB Art, Hudson. A group show highlighting multiple/edition artwork in various media — from stone lithography to digital prints. A group show highlighting the multiple/edition artwork- in various media from stone lithography to digital prints, with works by Marco Badot, Justin Baker, Jef Bourgeau, Garth Evans, Richard Finkelstein, Eric Fischl, John Foxx, Barbara Freidman, Jim Goss, Emily Gui, Arnold Hoffman, Jr., John Inwood, Willem de Kooning, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Rene Magnanti, Julian Opie, Lucio Pozzi, Ed Ruscha, David Salle, Fred Scruton, Bill Seaman, Dan Welden and Richard Wright. (Thorough April 15)

Photographs by Sarah Sweeney @ Opalka Gallery
Photographs by Sarah Sweeney @ Opalka Gallery
The 40th Annual Photo Regional: Effects That Aren’t Special @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Curated by Tim Davis, artist and professor of photography at Bard College, an exhibition that aims to demonstrate how photography can describe the everyday in a way that one never easily acclimates to, with works by Polly Apfelbaum, Saskia Baden, Marco Breuer, Sharon Core, Phyllis Galembo, Gregory Halpbern & Ahndraya Parlato, Justin Kimball, Chad Kleitsch, Mark Lyon, Pete Mauney, Rune Olsen, Seth David Rubin, Parker Shipp, Julianne Swartz and Sarah Sweeney. (Through April 21)

Stephen Shore: Nabi Musa @ The Tang
Stephen Shore: Nabi Musa @ The Tang
This Place @ The Tang, Saratoga Springs. A photographic exploration of Israel and the West Bank, shown concurrently at the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, the Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University, the Wellin Museum at Hamilton College and at the University Art Museum, University at Albany. Each institution will present work by four of the twelve artists that make up the show: Wendy Ewald, Martin Kollar, Josef Koudelka, Jungjin Lee, Gilles Peress, Fazal Sheikh, Stephen Shore, Rosalind Fox Solomon, Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall, Nick Waplington and the creator of the project, Frédéric Brenner. (Through April 22)

David Halliday: Fork and Fur and Donise English: Red One @ Carrie Haddad Gallery
David Halliday: Fork and Fur and Donise English: Red One @ Carrie Haddad Gallery
Peculiar Rarities @ Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. A wide-ranging exhibition in media from porcelain to Play-Doh and subject matter that includes icebergs, Victorian steampunk characters, conniving housewives and Judy Garland. Artists include David Halliday, Donise English, Juan Garcia Nunez, Russell DeYoung, Nick Simpson, Newbold Bohemia, Leon Smith, Paul Katz, Andrea Moreau, Fernando Orellana, Carl Grauer, David Dew Bruner and Frank Litto. (Through April 22)

Samuel Palmer: Pear Tree in Walled Garden @ The Clark
Samuel Palmer: Pear Tree in Walled Garden @ The Clark
Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection @ The Clark, Williamstown. An exhbititon of 150 exceptional drawings from the Eugene V. Thaw Collection, considered one of the world’s finest private collections of drawings, including pivotal works by Rembrandt van Rijn, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, J.M.W. Turner, William Blake, Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock and more. (Through April 22)

John Lees: In the Park/Early Morning @ John Davis Gallery
John Lees: In the Park/Early Morning @ John Davis Gallery
John Lees @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Three decades of drawings by John Lees. (Through April 22)

Paintings by Valerie Hoffman @ Tivoli Artsts Gallery
Paintings by Valerie Hoffman @ Tivoli Artsts Gallery
Six Artists / Six Perspectives @ Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. Works by Julia Aneshansley, C. Michael Bufi, Valerie Hoffmann, Cecelia Sinclair, Maria Kolodziej-Zincio and Karl Volk. (Through April 22)

Michael Whitney: Ladder Table @ Scarlet Seven Fine Art
Michael Whitney: Ladder Table @ Scarlet Seven Fine Art
Lost & Found @ Scarlet Seven Gallery, Troy. Works by David Austin, Jon Gernon, Steve Rein, Michael Whitney and Jeff Wigman. (Through April 23)

Ed Atkeson's Picasso the Poet @ Collar Works
Ed Atkeson’s Picasso the Poet @ Collar Works
Transactional Days @ Collar Works, Troy. Works that invite the viewer to engage with them through theatre, performance and installation, with performing and exhibiting artists Ed Atkeson, Lionel Cruet, Valery Jung Estabrook, Rachel Frank, Hana van der Kolk and Jack Magai. See the website for a schedule of performances and talks. (Through April 28)

Photography by Erin Shipley @ Martinez Gallery
Photography by Erin Shipley @ Martinez Gallery
Inventing the New @ Martinez Gallery, Troy. Works by emerging artists Erin Shipley (photography) and Emily Lamb (sculpture). (Through April 30)

Christie Scheele: Forms of Water @ Thompson Giroux Gallery
Christie Scheele: Forms of Water @ Thompson Giroux Gallery
Christie Scheele: Atlas/Hudson River Valley @ Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Christie Scheele brings together paintings, drawings, printmaking and mixed media to explore the personal and collective connection between our lives today and our increasingly fragile environment. (Through May 6)

Works by Liliana Porter and Ana Tiscornia @ Art Omi
Works by Liliana Porter and Ana Tiscornia @ Art Omi
Liliana Porter and Ana Tiscornia @ Art Omi, Ghent. Works by two artists who have resided together and shared studio space for decades: Liliana Porter works across diverse media with installation, assemblage, photography, collage, theater, and public art, often employing a cast of characters that are inanimate objects, miniatures, toys and figurines. Ana Tiscornia’s practice encompasses wall works and collages composed with cutout cardboard and paper objects comprised of manipulated fragments. (Through May 13)

Stephanie Bernheim: Wed5 @ Hudson Hall
Stephanie Bernheim: Wed5 @ Hudson Hall
Stephanie Bernheim: Pixels and Particulates @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. Using glass windows, Pine Plains oilcloth, simple mechanical devices, printers and camera phones, Stephanie Bernheim has for many years explored the limits of common materials and simple mechanical devices through her work. (Through May 13)

Works by Ellsworth Kelly and Jack Shear @ Jeff Bailey Gallery
Works by Ellsworth Kelly and Jack Shear @ Jeff Bailey Gallery
Line and Curve @ Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. The Ellsworth Kelly and Jack Shear Shaker collection from Shaker Museum/Mount Lebanon, with prints by Ellsworth Kelly from the 1960s through the 1980s. (Through May 13)

Paintings by Ryan Parr @ Yates Gallery
Paintings by Ryan Parr @ Yates Gallery
Puzzled @ Yates Gallery, Loudonville. Paintings by Ryan Parr. (Through May 14)

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 31)

Eric Seplowitz: Our Differences Make Us Stronger @ Wikoff Student Gallery
Eric Seplowitz: Our Differences Make Us Stronger @ Wikoff Student Gallery
LGBTQ @ Union, 2018: We Are ALL Union @ Wikoff Student Gallery, Schenectady. Work in drawing, painting, illustration, photography, digital art, poetry, and film by current Union College students, alumni and professors. Reception: Wednesday, May 2, 5-6pm. (Through June 18)

Griselda San Martín: Jose Marquez @ The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Griselda San Martín: Jose Marquez @ The Center for Photography at Woodstock
Disruption. The Exhibition. @ The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock. Works by Verónica G Cárdenas, Orestes González, Kris Graves, GD McClintock and Griselda San Martín. Using a broad variety of narrative styles, these five photography-based artists expand their interpretations of the word “disruption” to show how the word manifests itself in the social, political and economic world we live in. (Through June 10)

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 31)

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)

Anonymous (French) Tapestry from Chateau de Corances, Early 16th Century @ Williams College Museum of Art
Anonymous (French) Tapestry from Chateau de Corances, Early 16th Century @ Williams College Museum of Art
RAWR! A WCMA Bestiary @ Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. An exhibit that considers how art has helped to create arbitrary distinctions between the human and the animal, with works from WCMA’s encyclopedic collection exploring the representation of animals in art and artifacts across time and across the globe. (Through October 31)

Allison Janae Hamilton: Pitch @ MASS MoCA
Allison Janae Hamilton: Pitch @ MASS MoCA
Pitch @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. Allison Janae Hamilton’s photographs, videos, sculptures and installations feature environments familiar to the north Florida and Tennessee landscapes that are home to her family.

Jeronimo Elespe: Lure @ MASS MoCA
Jeronimo Elespe: Lure @ MASS MoCA
The Lure of the Dark @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. Over a dozen contemporary artists, including Patrick Bermingham, William Binnie, Cynthia Daignault, TM Davy, Jeronimo Elespe, Cy Gavin, Shara Hughes, Josephine Halvorson, Sam McKinniss, Wilhelm Neusser, Dana Powell, Kenny Rivero and Alexandria Smith, illustrate the ways in which the hours of darkness continue to provoke the contemporary imagination.

Natasha Bowdoin: Maneater @ MASS MoCA
Natasha Bowdoin: Maneater @ MASS MoCA
Natasha Bowdoin: Maneater @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. Houston, TX-based artist Natasha Bowdoin builds wall-works with words. In her largest-ever cut paper and collage installation, she investigates the intersections of the visual, the experiential, and the literary, treating language and nature as kindred phenomena.

Rachel Howard: Paintings of Violence @ MASS MoCA
Rachel Howard: Paintings of Violence @ MASS MoCA
Rachel Howard: Paintings of Violence (Why I am not a mere Christian) @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. In her first U.S. solo museum show, London-based painter Rachel Howard examines human cruelty; the work’s title references both C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity and Bertrand Russell’s “Why I am not a Christian,” texts which argue respectively for and against adherence to Christianity.

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