ArtBeat: What To See

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William B. Schade: Crocks @ The Albany Institute of History and Art
William B. Schade: Crocks @ The Albany Institute of History and Art
A Menagerie of Whimsey: The Art of William B. Schade @ Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany. Works by Albany native William B. Schade including prints, sculptures, paintings and ceramics. Also on display: Birds & Beasts: The Scary, Magical, and Adorable Animals of the Albany Institute, an animal-inspired exhibition drawn from the Institute’s collection that explores animals as iconic elements of art and as cherished household members. Opens Saturday, July 14. (Through December 30)

Melissa Eder: Halal Cart - An Oracle @ Davis Orton Gallery
Melissa Eder: Halal Cart – An Oracle @ Davis Orton Gallery
Fourth Annual Group Show @ Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson. Photography, photo-based works and video by 51 artists chosen by juror Paula Tognarelli of the Griffen Museum of Photography. Artists’ reception: Saturday, July 14, 5-7pm. (Through August 12)

Zoology @ Matteawan Gallery
Jan Harrison’s “Coda” @ Matteawan Gallery
Zoology @ Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. A group exhibition of paintings, drawings, cut paper works and prints by Deborah Davidovits, Scott Daniel Ellison, Theresa Gooby, Jan Harrison, Kirsten Kucer, Chantelle Norton, Melissa Schlobohm and Maude White Artists’ reception: Saturday, July 14, 6-9pm. (Through August 19)

Works by Tina Rath @ Sienna Patti
Works by Tina Rath @ Sienna Patti
The Order of Beauty @ Sienna Patti, Lenox. Drawings and jewelry by Tina Rath that take inspiration from the Islamic usage of geometry and pattern. Artist reception: Saturday, July 14, 5-7pm. (Through August 5)

Josh Simpson: Galactic Landscapes @ Berkshire Museum
Josh Simpson: Galactic Landscapes @ Berkshire Museum
Josh Simpson: Galactic Landscapes @ Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. A solo show of woks in glass by Josh Simpson. Artist’s reception: Saturday, July 14, 5:30-7:30pm. (Through January 6)

Francine Hunter McGivern: Episodic Memory @ Hudson Hall
Francine Hunter McGivern: Episodic Memory @ Hudson Hall
Francine Hunter McGivern: Episodic Memory | 1977 – Present @ Hudson Hall, Hudson. Artist’s reception: Saturday, July 14, 5-7pm. (Through August 10)


Last Chance To See

Traci Mims: Still A Rose @ Limner Gallery
Traci Mims: Still A Rose @ Limner Gallery
Sextet III @ Limner Gallery, Hudson. Six artists showing three works each, in a wide variety of styles and media: Yuko Mizobuchi, Traci Mims, David Sheskin, Anthony Ruscitto, Christy Marie and Scott Dow. (Through July 14)

The Fence Show @ ACCR
The Fence Show @ ACCR
The Fence Show @ The Arts Center, Troy. The salon-style (floor to ceiling) exhibition of over 400 pieces by members of the Arts Center. (Through July 15)

Victoria Fu: Prism @ September Gallery
Victoria Fu: Prism @ September Gallery
Stars and Cells @ September Gallery, Hudson. Artworks by Nicole Cherubini, Victoria Fu and Carrie Moyer. (Through July 15)

Photographs by Giovanni di Mola @ 46 Green Street Studios
Photographs by Giovanni di Mola @ 46 Green Street Studios
Kindred @ Gallery @ 46 Green Street, Hudson. Recent photographs by Hudson-based artist Giovanni di Mola. (Through July 15)

GLITCHE @ Installation Space, North Adams. An immersive installation by Sam Okerstrom-Lang (SAMO) inspired by the idea of a glitch, error or unexpected malfunction in a system. (Through July 15)

Photography by William Bullard @Spencertown Academy Arts Center
Photography by William Bullard @Spencertown Academy Arts Center
Second Annual Regional Juried Photo Show @ Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown. Works in both color and black and white by 21 photographers on the theme of “illumination.” (Through July 15)

Yuri Adams: Underground Passages (Exit) @ John Davis Gallery
Yuri Adams: Underground Passages (Exit) @ John Davis Gallery
Yuri Adams @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Abstract paintings by Yuri Adams in the main gallery. Also on display: sculpture by Howard Kalish and Yi Zhang and paintings by Rodney Dickson, Holly Hughes and Clay Sorrough. (Through July 15)


Continuing

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)

Sergei Isupov: Directions @Ferrin Contemporary
Sergei Isupov: Directions @Ferrin Contemporary
Directions @ Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams. A solo exhibit by ceramic artist Sergei Isupov (Through July 22)

Concepts & Color @ The Laffer Gallery
Concepts & Color @ The Laffer Gallery
Concepts & Color @ Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville. As the name implies, colorful works by James Paterson, Victoria Crowell and Wendy Ide Williams. (Through July 22)

Mark Beard: The Locker Room @ Carrie Haddad Gallery
Mark Beard: The Locker Room @ Carrie Haddad Gallery
Figures We Fancy @ Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. A group exhibit of contemporary figurative painters, both real and imagined, including Mark Beard’s invented persona “Bruce Sargeant,” David Austin, Robert Goldstrom, Greg Decker, Abel Ramirez, David Dew Bruner and Louise Laplante. (Through July 29)

Larry Alice: Diver and Joan Kiley: My Red Necklace @ Eclipse Mill Gallery
Larry Alice: Diver and Joan Kiley: My Red Necklace @ Eclipse Mill Gallery
Objects of Desire @ Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. Sculpture by Larry Alice and paintings by Joan Kiley. (Through July 29)

Trees and the American Dream @ Athens Cultural Center, Athens. Historic and contemporary photos of the village of Athens with a focus on streets with trees predominating and contrasting before and after images. (Through August 5)

Mark LaRiviere: Head of a Prince @ Thompson Giroux Gallery
Mark LaRiviere: Head of a Prince @ Thompson Giroux Gallery
A Certain Light @ Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Figurative works, including older paintings and recent sculpture, by Mark LaRiviere. (Through August 5)

Dona Nelson: Coins in a Fountain (back) @ The Tang
Dona Nelson: Coins in a Fountain (back) @ The Tang
Dona Nelson: Stand Alone Paintings @ The Tang, Saratoga Springs. An exhibition of artworks from the last four decades to demonstrate the breadth and continuity of Dona Nelson’s influential painting career. (Through August 12)

The Unimportance of Time @ Martinez Gallery
The Unimportance of Time @ Martinez Gallery
The Unimportance of Time @ Martinez Gallery, Troy. This exhibition, celebrating the gallery’s 17th diversionary, includes works by Latino artists Roxanna Melendez, Jaime Suarez, Kathy Vargas and Alexis Mendoza as well as regional artists George Hofmann, Gary Masline, Tina Lincer, George Simmons, Grace Tatara and Willie Marlowe. (Through August 13)

Paintings by Richard Butler @ BCB Art
Paintings by Richard Butler @ BCB Art
Happinessisthespace betweensorrows @ BCB Art, Hudson. New paintings and works on paper by Richard Butler, perhaps better known for his work in The Psychedelic Furs. (Through August 19)

 Artwork by Colin Brunelle @ Sand lake Center for the Arts
Artwork by Colin Brunelle @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Summer Juried Art Show @ Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park. Works by 15 regional artists selected based the song titled “That’s What I Hear” by the late singer-songwriter Phil Ochs. (Through August 31)

 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)

Michael Filmus: Riverscape @ Stockbridge Station
Michael Filmus: Riverscape @ Stockbridge Station
The River Art Project @ Stockbridge Station, Stockbridge. An exhibition to raise awareness of the beauty and importance of the river environment and offer educational opportunities on protecting this resource, including works by Berkshire painters Bart Elsbach, Michael Filmus, Harriet Joffe, Scott Prior, Jim Schantz and Gabrielle Senza. Panel discussion: Wednesday, August 15, 6pm (Through September 2)

Works by Garry Fabian Miller @ Sohn Fine Art
Works by Garry Fabian Miller @ Sohn Fine Art
Light + Dark @ Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. A camera-less photography exhibition featuring work by Garry Fabian Miller and Chuck Kelton. (Through September 2)

Ellen Thesleff: Echo @ The clark
Ellen Thesleff: Echo @ The clark
Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900 @ The Clark, Williamstown. This exhibition showcases the remarkable artistic production of women artists working in Paris during the latter half of the nineteenth century, including Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt and Rosa Bonheur as well as less well-known artists. Opens Saturday, June 9. (Through September 3)

Claus Brunsmann: Untitled and Margaret Evangeline: Mount Analogue 6 @ Love Apple Gallery
Claus Brunsmann: Untitled and Margaret Evangeline: Mount Analogue 6 @ Love Apple Gallery
Francis Greenburger Selects @ Love Apple Art Space, Ghent. The founder of Art Omi and current owner of Love Apple Farms curated this exhibition of contemporary works by Claus Brunsmann, Margaret Evangeline, John Morra and Sandi Slone.

Shaker gift drawings @ Hancock Shaker Village
Shaker gift drawings @ Hancock Shaker Village
Anything But Simple: Shaker Gift Drawings and the Women Who Made Them @ Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield. The Museum exhibits its rare and surprisingly ornate Shaker “gift” or “spirit” drawings for the first time in decades. (Through September 3)

Paintings by Thomas Nozkowski @ Art Omi
Paintings by Thomas Nozkowski @ Art Omi
Thomas Nozkowski @ Art Omi, Ghent. Abstract paintings by Thomas Nozkowski in the Benenson Visitors Center. (Through September 4)

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)

Exhibitions at the University Art Museum this summer
Exhibitions at the University Art Museum this summer
Younger Than Today: Photographs of Children (and sometimes their mothers) by Andy Warhol @ University Art Museum, Albany. 50 polaroids and photographs related to childhood, sibling relationships and the influence of the maternal. Also on display: Mickey Mouse has grown up a Cow featuring videos by Kalup Linzy, Yoshie Sakai, Frances Stark and Abbey Williams that address the represenation of children and parenting; and Triple: an exhibition of contemporary portrait paintings by Alex Bradley Cohen, Louis Fratino and Tschabalala Self. (Through September 15)

The Art of Iron @ The Clark
The Art of Iron @ The Clark
The Art of Iron @ The Clark, Williamstown. An exhibit of 36 wrought iron objects on loan from The Musée Le Secq des Tournelles in Rouen, France. (Through September 16)

Works by Natalya Brill @ the Wikoff Student Gallery
Works by Natalya Brill @ the Wikoff Student Gallery
Wherever the Mushrooms Grown @ Wikoff Student Gallery, Schenectady. A solo exhibition of works by Natalya Brill that combine incongruous phrases with digitally altered drawings to create curious, ambiguous ether for viewers to meander through. Closing reception: September 14, 5-6pm. (Through September 16)

Lari Pittman: Once a Noun, Now a Verb #1 @ The Tang
Lari Pittman: Once a Noun, Now a Verb #1 @ The Tang
give a damn @ The Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs. Recent acquisitions from artists such as Dawoud Bey, Corita Kent, Ana Mendiata, Zanele Muholi, Lari Pittman, Wendy Red Star and others whose work advocates for justice, for the marginalized, and for freedom, equality and understanding (Through September 30)

The School opens for the season on Sunday, May 20.
Travelogue @ The School, Kinderhook. A survey exhibition of works by Radcliffe Bailey that incorporate found objects and photographs into textured compositions that address history, ancestry, migration and collective memory. Also on display are solo exhibitions by Nina Chanel Abney, Shimon Attie, Math Bass, Valérie Blass, Vibha Galhotra, Brad Kahlhamer, Margaret Kilgallen, Lyne Lapointe, Gordon Parks and Leslie Wayne. (Through October 6)

Alexander Calder: Crossed Blades and Lim Emery: Octet @ Chesterwood
Alexander Calder: Crossed Blades and Lim Emery: Octet @ Chesterwood
Contemporary Sculpture At Chesterwood: 40 YRS @ Chesterwood, Stockbridge. An exhibition of 12 outdoor sculptures, the majority of which are kinetic, including works by noted artists with local ties such as Alexander Calder and George Rickey and a new kinetic sculpture by contemporary artist Pedro S. de Movellán. (Through October 8)

Ellsworth Kelly: Cyclamen V @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Ellsworth Kelly: Cyclamen V @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Ellsworth Kelly: Plant Lithographs @ Bershire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge. This first major exhibition in the Garden’s Center House Leonhardt Galleries features Ellsworth Kelly’s iconic plant lithographs, created during his stay in southern France between late 1964 and the summer of 1965. (Through October 8)

Taryn Simon : Assembled Audience @ MASS MoCA
Taryn Simon: Assembled Audience @ MASS MoCA
A Cold Hole + Assembled Audience @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. In these two new installation-based commissions, artist Taryn Simon activates the rituals of applause and the cold water plunge, examining individuals’ campaigns for public admiration, the status of physical community spaces in the digital age, and our persistent desire for a quick fix. In the first installation, participants jump into icy water while visitors in an adjacent gallery watch through a cinemascopic aperture.

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.

Julia Scher:, I'll be Gentle (detail) @ The Center for Curatorial Studies
Julia Scher:, I’ll be Gentle (detail) @ The Center for Curatorial Studies
The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2004) @ The Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson. The first US exhibition to examine the shared histories, art and programming activities of Pat Hearn Gallery and American Fine Arts, Co., Colin de Land Fine Art, with works by over 40 artists, including Roy Arden, Alex Bag, Art Club 2000, Lutz Bacher, Dennis Balk, Bernadette Corporation, J. St. Bernard, Tom Burr, Moyra Davey, Jimmy DeSana, Jessica Diamond, Stephan Dillemuth, Mark Dion, John Dogg, Andrea Fraser, Peter Fend, Renée Green, Pat de Groot, Mary Heilmann, Susan Hiller, Joan Jonas, John Knight, Jutta Koether, Silvia Kolbowski, John Miller, Simon Leung, Ana Mendieta, Marlene McCarty, Mariko Mori, Mark Morrisroe, Claire Pentecost with the Critical Art Ensemble, Christian Philipp-Müller, Kembra Pfahler, Jack Pierson, Julia Scher, Pieter Schoolwerth, Peter Schuyff, Jason Simon, Jessica Stockholder, Spencer Sweeney, Philip Taaffe, Tishan Hsu, Lincoln Tobier and John Waters and more. (Through December 14)

Come to Your Senses @ MASS MoCA's Kidspace
A painting by Kaitlyn Mongeon @ MASS MoCA’s Kidspace
Come to your Senses @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. Sally Taylor, daughter of James Taylor and Carly Simon, curates this exhibit in MASS MoCA’s Kidspace gallery and art-making studio, which will include new music by both of her parents. A program of Taylor’s long-running Consenses project, the show asks visual artists, poets, dancers, musicians, perfumers, chefs and sculptors to use one another’s art as a catalyst to create their own work.

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  1. Jan Harrison says

    Please give the artist credit beneath the painting posted for the exhibition, Zoology, at Matteawan Gallery….It should read: Jan Harrison, “Coda.”

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