2014 Events

Hauser & Wirth – 511 West 18th Street – Sterling Ruby Panel Discussion: 6:30-7:30pm Panelists: Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Jeremy Strick, Director of the Nasher Sculpture Center; and Huma Bhabha, Artist

Drinks in the Roth New York Bar: 6-8pm


David Zwirner – 525 West 19th Street – Pop-up Book Store: 5-8pm: special offers on a selection of rare and out-of-print books, signed artist catalogues, DVDs, posters, and more


Ricco/Maresca – 529 West 20th Street, 3rd Floor – Memory City Book Party: 6-8pm: book signing for Memory City by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb


Churner and Churner – 205 10th Avenue – Performance and reception: 6-8pm: opening reception for Ander Mikalson’s performance-based show “Three’s Company for Eight Performers,” three performances will take place throughout the night


Anna Zorina Gallery – 533 West 23rd Street – Opening reception: 6-8pm: reception for group show “Summer on Chelsea-Elysées,” featuring works of Nate Burbeck, Shaun Ellison, Alexander Kaletski and Micha Patiniott


Yossi Milo Gallery  – 245 10th Avenue – Book signing: 6-8pm: book signing for Sze Tsung Leong’s Horizons, a recently published book by Hatje Cantz. The clothbound book features 144 of Mr. Leong’s landscape photographs. When placed side by side, the landscapes are linked by a common horizon line, forming an expansive global view. Designed and sequenced by the artist, the 160-page monograph is published with three different front and back covers and includes six fold-outs and essays by Leong: novelist, Pico Iyer; Director of the Fotomuseum Winterthur, Duncan Forbes; former Head of the Department of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Charlotte Cotton; and a conversation between the artist and Chief Curator of the Center for Creative Photography, Joshua Chuang


ClampArt – 521-531 West 25th Street, Ground Floor – Opening reception: 5-8pm: opening reception for Scott Daniel Ellison’s exhibition “Iowa, Ohio”


Agora Gallery – 530 West 25th Street – Wearable Art Photo Shoot: 6:30-7:30pm: first annual Wearable Art Photo Shoot – outfits, shoewear, nail, make-up, and hair art are all welcome, and your wearable art must have been created by you and worn to the gallery; best of the best will have their photos included in the November 2014 issue of ARTisSpectrum Magazine


Bowery Gallery – 530 West 25th Street, 4th Floor – Artist’s Talk: 6:30pm: Elaine Wilson on Tokaido Bunkenzu: An inspiration for mapping and picturing


Noho – M55 Gallery – 530 West 25th Street, 4th Floor – Opening reception: 6-8pm: opening reception for Juan Gabriel c. Zorrilla’s “Forging Forces – Recent Drawings”


Bertrand Delacroix Gallery – 535 West 25th Street – Hot in Chelsea? Think Chile!5-8pm: come visit for a sneak peek of Chilean artist Federico Infante‘s first U.S. solo exhibition opening October 2, 2014; Infante will be in the house to discuss his work, and there will be a raffle to win an original Infante drawing! Work by Ayline OlukmanElizabeth Allison, and the gallery’s newest addition, Jorge Enrique will also be on view


Praxis – 541 West 25th Street – Opening reception: 5-8pm: opening reception for summer show “Works on Paper,” presenting the exclusive Praxis Collection of original works and limited edition silkscreens on paper


Onishi Gallery | Project – 521 West 26th Street – Opening reception “SUMMER GARDEN” featuring works by Osamu Kobayashi, Shinji Murakami, Gail Stoicheff

Performance by Zander Padget: 7pm. Special cocktails provided by Mizu Shochu 美鶴乃舞, an artisanal Japanese spirit: 5-8pm


Ailene Fields – 236 West 27th Street, 9th Floor – Wine and cheese reception and sculpture drawing: 5-10pm: reception with new work with special event prices as well as a drawing to win a free, original sculpture; drop off a business card or entry form at any time during the Walk, the winner will be chosen and notified at the end of the evening


Gina Novendstern – 236 West 27th Street, 9th Floor – Wine and cheese reception and sculpture drawing: 5-8pm: reception and drawing to win a free, original sculpture; drop off a business card or entry form at any time during the Walk, the winner will be chosen and notified at the end of the evening


COOHAUS ART – 547 West 27th Street, #307 – Opening reception: 6-8pm: opening reception for Young Kim’s abstract painting


Dean Borghi – NBR Contemporary – 547 West 27th Street – Author reading: 5-6pm, live music: 6-8pm and short film: author reading of White Collar Slavery – Based on a Bit of Truth and a Few White Lies by Tracy Memoli and Laurance Rassin, live music by Clusterfunk Band, and a short film titled, “Art Sharks,” which the gallery produced, in between band breaks


Littlejohn Contemporary and Garvey|Simon ART ACCESS – 547 West 27th Street, #207 – reception: 6-8pm: reception for the joint show FÊTE DE LA NATURE; the exhibition is a joint venture to celebrate the natural world and its influences on art and culture, and will feature works in a variety of media and installed in a salon-style fashion to give the public a broad glimpse of the depth of both gallery programs.The artists will include: Christopher Wade Adams, Jan Aronson, Randy Bolton, Alan Bray, Daisy Craddock, Annette Davidek, Janet Fish, Morris Graves, Valerie Hammond, Laurie Hogin, Ray Kass, Jennifer Knaus, David Kroll, Sandy Litchfield, Ruth Marten, Jacquelyn McBain, Mary Reilly, Susan Shatter, Keiji Shinohara, Anne Siems, William Smith, David Morrison, Idelle Weber


SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery – 547 West 27th Street, #301 – Opening reception: 6-8pm: opening reception for Juried exhibition “Under Construction” with juror Sharon Matt Atkins, Managing Curator of Exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum


Sragow Gallery – 115 West 30th Street, #1203 – Lecture: 5:15pm: lecture by Alphonse van Woerkom on “The Art of Painting Portraits.” Mr. van Woerkom has done portraits of Chuck Close, Kiki Smith, Joan Snyder, Pat Stier, John Baldessari, Michael Findlay, Ida Applebroog, Elizabeth Catlett, Bill Plympton, among others. His drawing of Baldessari ( 7’x7′)   is in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC