Archive for February, 2010

“Collaborative Forgeries, or Forged Collaborations” at Centotto

February 28, 2010
A new simposio exhibit will open at Centotto  (Paul D’Agostino’s space) this coming Friday  (3/5) with follow up screenings and artist talks on Saturday and Sunday.
The show is called “Collaborative Forgeries, or Forged Collaborations.”  The reading/viewing assignments for all twelve or so participating artists were “La Ricotta,” a short film by Pier Paolo Pasolini, and “La Ricotta,” a critical analysis by Maurizio Viano.
Details at

Tina Sarquiz on exhibition

February 27, 2010
March 4, 2010 at the opening reception of
Plains and Patterns
Giacobetti Paul Gallery
111 Front street, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NYC
It’s First Thursdays in DUMBO! Lots of great art and photography!

Devin Powers, Brooklyn MFA alum, on exhibit

February 27, 2010

Devin’s work will be in the 2010 Visiting Curator Exhibition- Limited Engagement curated by Krista Saunders at The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, 1521 Locust Street in Philadelphia. It runs from March 1st to March 19th. The opening reception is on March 11th 5-7pm. Attached is the press release.

Already mentioned on this blog, Devin’s work will be in “Clotho” at the Brooklyn College Library. Devin will also be giving a talk on his work at the Woody Tanger Auditorium on March 3rd from 3-4 pm followed by a reception for the show from 4-6pm.

Also, the Geometry and Gesture group show including Devin’s work at Elga Wimmer Gallery on 26th street has been extended till March 6th. Click on the following link for more info:

Nebojsa Seric-Shoba at Dumbo Arts Center

February 27, 2010

Battlefields curated by Josh Altman at Dumbo Arts Center opens this Saturday, March 6, 6-9pm and will be up until April 25.  The gallery is open Wed-Sun, 12-6 pm.

Kelly Savage, Brooklyn student, part of Community Artists talk

February 24, 2010

There will be an artist talk and panel discussion on March 1st at La Mama Gallery in the east village that will focus on community art, women in the arts and female empowerment.  Along with myself, there will also be a Brooklyn College alumni, Vikki Law, on the panel.  She wrote a book, Resistance Behind Bars, which is about organizations that incarcerated women create.

Here are some links about the event.
RSVP and Description:

Kelly Savage, Brooklyn Art Student, on exhibition

February 24, 2010

Kelly Savage recently completed a public art piece/mural on a scaffold as part of an ongoing project called ArtUp.  It’s for an organization, Fourth Arts Block, that is working to maintain the historical art district on 4th street in Cooper Square.  The piece is specifically about the various historical building on 4th Street and appropriated works done by prominent woman artists throughout art history.
Blog about the installation:

Summer Institute in Art Museum Studies at Smith College

February 22, 2010

6-week intensive course on museum studies for College junior and seniors, and recent BAs not enrolled in grad school, this summer. Extensive travel to art venues throughout New England and New York; you will shadow museum personnel.  For more information:

Jean Fritz Chery: The Immortal Past

February 22, 2010

Opens Wed. Feb. 24, 2010

Gold Room, SUBO, 6th Floor

Curated by Maria Rand.

Brooklyn College Painters on Exhibit!

February 18, 2010

On Monday, March 1st, there will be the opening of the Undergraduate
Painting 1 & 2 Exhibition featuring work from the classes of Prof. Diana
Horowitz and Prof. Archie Rand.

There will be a party – which is open to all
There will be free snacks and beverages
Invite everyone you know – it will be a lot of fun

The reception will be in the Georgian Room
And will take place from 6:30 to 8:00

The Georgian Room is in the basement of Boylan Hall and is located
between the cafeteria and the bookstore.

All paintings in the storage room may be picked up on at that time

Tomas Veszi (MFA alum) on exhibition

February 18, 2010

You are cordially invited to the private preview/champagne toast for “POP: Crackle & Snap,” a new Video and Light installation at the Leo Kuelbs Collection in DUMBO, NY.

Date: Friday and Saturday, the 19th and 20th; 6-9 p.m.

Due to the complex and fragile nature of this collective installation, we can only handle a small number of people at this private event.
The show will be open to the public Friday and Saturday, the 19th and 20th; 6-9 p.m.

POP: Crackle & Snap
Video and Light Installations
On View: Friday and Saturday, February 19th and 20th; 6-9 p.m.
By Appointment: March 1st-7th

Work by:
Christine Schulz
Tamas Veszi
Keith Ervin
Chris Jordan

“POP: Crackle and Snap” is an opportunity to look through the mirror and into our shared pop past, upon which the present teeters, poised for an uncomfortable entry into the crazy and congested future.