ArtBeat: What To See


Opening

Chloe Zerwick: A Sublime Situation @ Hudson Opera House
Chloe Zerwick: A Sublime Situation @ Hudson Opera House
Chloe Zerwick: Inside the Box @ Hudson Opera House, Hudson. An exhibition of assemblages by Chloe Zerwick. Artist’s reception: Saturday, February 25, 5-7pm. (Through March 26)

Nasty Women HV @ Instar Lodge
Nasty Women HV @ Instar Lodge
Nasty Women HV @ Instar Lodge, Germantown. An exhibition in response to the presidental inauguration, in conjunction with Nasty Women NYC. All proceeds will be donated to the Hudson Valley Planned Parenthood. Opening Friday, February 24, 7:30-9pm. (Through Saturday, February 25)

Margaret Buchte: Orange Day @ Good Purpose Gallery
Margaret Buchte: Orange Day @ Good Purpose Gallery
Divergent Expressions @ Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Paintings by Margaret Buchte and Kimberly Gerry-Tucker. Opening reception: Thursday, February 23, 4:30-6:30pm. (Through March 28)

Paintings by Anna Schupack @ Happy Cappucinno
Paintings by Anna Schupack @ Happy Cappucinno
Anna Schupack @ Happy Cappuccino, Albany. Paintings of people and their pets. Opening reception: Friday, February 24, 7pm.

George Guarino: Blink at Deleware Trolley House and Cafe Gallery
George Guarino: Blink at Deleware Trolley House and Cafe Gallery
George Guarino @ Delaware Trolley House and Cafe Gallery, Albany. Works by digital collage text artist George Guarino. Opens Friday, March 3. (Through April 6)

 Jennifer Maestre: Maestre Cycad @ MCLA Gallery 51
Jennifer Maestre: Maestre Cycad @ MCLA Gallery 51
Biotope: Friends, Life Forms, Landscapes @ MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Works by over a dozen artists that examine biotopes, or unique regions of the planet. Opening reception: Thursday, February 23, 5-7pm. (Through April 9)

Elayne Seaman: Cote de Emeraude @ Palmer Gallery
Elayne Seaman: Cote de Emeraude @ Palmer Gallery
The Joy in Detail: The Incised Paintings of Elayne Seaman @ Palmer Gallery, Poughkeepsie. A retrospective of Elaine Seaman’s paintings, works created on paper board covered in white china clay ground and Claybord—a wood panel covered with a similar porcelain ground. Opening reception: Thursday, February 23, 5-7pm. (Through March 16)


Last Chance to See:

Walter Robinson: Black Dog @ Jeff Bailey Gallery
Walter Robinson: Black Dog @ Jeff Bailey Gallery
Abandoned Luncheonette @ Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Works by Conor Backman, Lisa Beck, Francis Cape, Jennifer Coates, Adriana Farmiga, Frederick Hayes, Richard Klein, Tracey Miller, Walter Robinson, Nancy Shaver, Amy Talluto and Tony Thompson. (Through February 26)

Photographs by Tanya Marcuse @ Esther Massry Gallery
Photographs by Tanya Marcuse @ Esther Massry Gallery
Phantom Bodies: Photographs by Tanya Marcuse @ Esther Massry Gallery, Albany. An exhibit that presents 66 platinum and pigment prints that bring together two seminal projects: Undergarments and Armor (2002–2004) and Wax Bodies (2006–2008). Both probe unsettling tensions between absence and presence, body and image, past and present. (Through February 26)

Jared Buckhiester: Maud'Dib I @  John Davis Gallery
Jared Buckhiester: Maud’Dib I @ John Davis Gallery
Cessation of Violence @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. A solo exhibition of drawings and ceramics Jared Buckhiester. (Through February 26)

En Mass: Pushing the Boundaries of Graffiti @ Diana Felber Gallery
En Mass: Pushing the Boundaries of Graffiti @ Diana Felber Gallery
En Mass: Pushing the Boundaries of Graffiti @ Diana Felber Gallery, West Stockbridge. Works by three Massachusetts artists: Farce Ged, Limer YL and Wayne Cod. (Through February 27)


Continuing

George Guarino: Ancestors @ ArtdeCure
George Guarino: Ancestors @ ArtdeCure
The Art of Photography @ Art DeCure, Albany. Works by 11 artists and photographers. (Through March 3)

Works by Sarah Sweeney @ Courthouse Gallery
Works by Sarah Sweeney @ Courthouse Gallery
Still @ Courthouse Gallery, Lake George. A solo exhibition of work by Sarah Sweeney exploring the space between information that is stored in our memory and the information that is captured by documentary technologies, such as cameras, phones, stereoscopic images and home videos. (Through March 3)

Schenectady in World War I @ Schenectady County Historical Society
Schenectady in World War I @ Schenectady County Historical Society
Together Until the End: Schenectady in World War I @ Schenectady Conty Historical Society, Schenectady. 100 years after World War I, this exhibition explores the Great War’s effect on Schenectady and its peoples: the soldiers who fought, the nurses who cared, and everyone at home whose world was reshaped, completely.

Sarah Walko: So That I Might Speak to You @ The Teaching Gallery
Works by Sarah Walko @ The Teaching Gallery
Sarah Walko: So That I Might Speak to You of Your Magnificence @ The Teaching Gallery, Troy. An exhibition of sculpture, installation and drawings by Brooklyn artist Sarah Walko that explores the mythic possibilities of objects, images and imagination. (Through March 4)

Sculpture by Caroline Ramersdorfer @ Opalka Gallery
Sculpture by Caroline Ramersdorfer @ Opalka Gallery
Gravity & Light @ Opalka Gallery, Albany. Stone sculpture by Caroline Ramersdorfer. (Through March 5)

Thomas Bangsted: Last of the Dreadnoughts @ The Tang
Thomas Bangsted: Last of the Dreadnoughts @ The Tang
Sixfold Symmetry: Pattern in Art and Science @ The Tang , Saratoga Springs. An exhibition of contemporary and historical art, artifacts, and material culture exploring the human desire to use and create pattern to understand the world around us. (Through March 12)

 Sean Gaffney + Christina Nguyen: Unearth @ Art Omi

Sean Gaffney + Christina Nguyen: Unearth @ Art Omi
5×5: Participatory Provocations @ Omi International Arts Center, Ghent. An exhibition featuring models by 25 young American architects as a response to issues including immigration, a growing income gap and globalization as well as technology’s impact on our lives, surveillance and power. (Through March 12)

Linda Newman: Boughton Drummer and Andrew Buck: Rockface 30 @ Carrie Haddad Gallery
Linda Newman: Boughton Drummer and Andrew Buck: Rockface 30 @ Carrie Haddad Gallery
Americana @ Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. An exhibition of contemporary “artifacts” relating to American history, culture and tradition defined by previous centuries, featuring works by Frank Litto, Linda Newman Boughton, Andrew Buck, Harry Orlyk, David Halliday, John Cross, Russell De Young, Carl Grauer and Arthur Hammer. (Through March 12)

Prismatic Explorations @ LARAC
Prismatic Explorations @ LARAC
Prismatic Explorations @ LARAC, Glens Falls. Works by Jenny Hutchinson, Stephanie Serpick, Amanda Kralovic, William L. Doebele and Elisa Sheehan that explore the relationships between colors, with paint as the medium of choice. (Through March 17)

Christine Snyder: Bill @ Collar Works
Christine Snyder: Bill @ Collar Works
Information Language @ Collar Works, Troy. A show of painting, sculpture and installation, curated by Jenny Kemp, with works by emerging artists Nadine Beauharnois, Danny Ginsburg, Kelsey Renko and Christine Snyder. (Through March 18)

Works by Ben Schwab and James Thatcher @ The Arts Center
Works by Ben Schwab and James Thatcher @ The Arts Center
Vantage Point: Ben Schwab + James Thatcher @ The Arts Center, Troy. James Thatcher’s mathematically based gradient paintings are massive yet minimalist, created using a combination of precise calculations and experimentation with materials. In contrast, Ben Schwab’s densely packed abstract cityscapes include layers of architectural imagery, representing ever-evolving urban environments. Artist talk with Ben Schwab: Wednesday, March 8, 6:30pm. (Through March 18)

Works by Mandi Coburn and Grace Tatara @ The Arts Center
Works by Mandi Coburn and Grace Tatara @ The Arts Center
Unearthed @ The Arts Center, Troy. Paintings, ink drawings, and metal work by abstract artists Mandi Coburn and Grace Tatara, who each work by releasing control over materials, allowing forms to emerge on their own. Through experimentation, the artists discover colors, shapes and lines that are later connected and manipulated by hand. (Through March 18)

Photographs by Roberto Falck @ Sohn Fine Art
Photographs by Roberto Falck @ Sohn Fine Art
Ten Spot Photography @ Sohn Fine Art, Lenox and Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. An exhibition of five works by ten photographers at each location. Artists include: Bob Avakian, Zachary Burns, Ken Dreyfack, Susan Evans Grove, Roberto Falck, Ralph Mercer, Rebecca Moseman, Astrid Reischwitz, Carl Rubino and Denise Tarantino. (Through March 26)

Works by Peter Acheson @ Thompson Giroux Gallery
Works by Peter Acheson @ Thompson Giroux Gallery
To Attract Bees @ Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Recent paintings and sculpture by Peter Acheson that examine systems found in nature. (Through March 26)

Reflecting on Race @ The Chatham Book Store
Reflecting on Race @ The Chatham Book Store
Reflecting on Race @ Chatham Bookstore, Chatham. A photography exhibit featuring work by the local community that reflects their personal experiences with African-American history and race, as well as historic images. (Through March 31)

Works by Kira Nam Greene @ Mandeville Gallery
Works by Kira Nam Greene @ Mandeville Gallery
By the Patterns @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. Kira Nam Greene, the fourth featured artist in the gallery’s Art Installation Series, has installed her patternist collages. (Through March)

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.

Paintings by Deborah Angilletta @ Mabee Farm Historic Site
Paintings by Deborah Angilletta @ Mabee Farm Historic Site
Seasons on the Farm: The Plein Air Works of Deborah Angilletta @ Mabee Farm Historic Site, Rotterdam Junction. Paintings by Deborah Angilletta, who, as artist-in-residence at the farm last year, spent time each week capturing views of the historic property, taking advantage of natural light and color. (Through April 1)

Works by Conor Backman @ University Art Museum
Works by Conor Backman @ University Art Museum
A Clock and Map Minute @ University Art Museum, Albany. Connor Backman’s first solo museum exhibition featuring paintings, assemblages and sculptures that investigate the history of materiality and illusionistic space in realist painting. (Through April 1)

Works by Dave McKenzie @ University Art Museum
Banners by Dave McKenzie @ University Art Museum
Dave McKenzie: An Intermission @ University Art Museum, Albany. A newly conceived project in the form of translucent banners that publicly address the rereading and re-interpretation of images in the wake of recent social and political events. (Through April 1)

Utagawa Hiroshige: Awa Province: Naruto Whirlpools
Utagawa Hiroshige: Awa Province: Naruto Whirlpools @ The Clark
Japanese Impressions @ The Clark, Williamstown. An exhibition of more than a century of Japanese printing traditions represented by seventy-three color woodblock prints, including works by Katsushika Hokusai, Utagawa Hiroshige, Itô Shinsui, Kawase Hasui, Yoshida Hiroshi and Kiyoshi Saitô . (Through April 2)

Works by Susan Walsh @ Matteawan Gallery
Works by Susan Walsh @ Matteawan Gallery
Only Mark the Bright Hours @ Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Drawings, photography and sculpture by Susan Walsh that explore light, time, place and memory. (Through April 2)

Allen Blagden: Victoria Crowned Pigeons @ The Hyde Collection
Allen Blagden: Victoria Crowned Pigeons @ The Hyde Collection
Marking the Moment: The Art of Allen Blagden @ The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Allen Blagden is renowned for his paintings of birds, animals, and people, as well as the landscapes of New England and the Adirondacks; his contemporary realist painting style has often been compared to that of Winslow Homer and Andrew Wyeth. This career survey includes approximately 50 works and coincides with the publication of a new book on the painter by publisher David R. Godine. (Through April 16)

Emily Fiore: Untitled @ Wikoff Student Gallery
Emily Fiore: Untitled @ Wikoff Student Gallery
Color Principle: Painting in Oil @ Wikoff Student Gallery, Schenectady. Works in oil by Union College students Steven Apolo, Hein Htet Aung, Ari Bennett, Emily Dahlstrom, Lauren Elder, Jackie Feingold, Emily Fiore, Yi Ting Paung, Josh Price, Yuhe Zhou and Yuanqing Zhu. (Through April 17)

Alexandre Bougault: Title Unknown @ The Tang
Alexandre Bougault: Title Unknown @ The Tang
Inhabited Landscapes – Bougault’s Algeria @ The Tang, Saratoga Springs. An exhibition of panoramic photographs of northern Africa by Alexandre Bougault includes recently acquired works as well as research on them by independent curator Ana-Joel Falco´n-Weibe. (Through April 23)

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)

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)

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)

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)

 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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