Volume 74, Number 39 | February 2 - 8, 2005



CINEVARDAPHOTO Agnes Varda’s new film is a three-part exploration of photography’s ability to preserve a moment for eternity. She utilizes hundreds of early 20th century photographs, a mysterious 1954 photo and a montage of 1,800 black-and-white photos. Pictured above is Ydessa Hendeles, subject of “Ydessa, The Bears and etc.,” the newest part of the film. Wed., Feb. 16 - March 1. Film Forum, 209 W. Houston St. Screenings daily at 1:00, 2:50, 4:40, 6:30, 8:20 & 10:10pm. 212-627-2035.

current Exhibitions:

88 orchard, 88 Orchard St., call for hours, 917-747-5824: “Home,” paintings and collages by MARCY WASSERMAN, through Feb. 28.

apexart, 291 Church St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-431-5270: “Too Much Pollution to Demonstrate: Soft Guerillas in Tehran’s Contemporary Art Scene,” group exhibition, through Feb. 9.

atm gallery, 170 Ave. B., Tue.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-375-0349: “We Love,” sculpture and installation by Leif Ritchey, through Feb. 13.

cavin Morris gallery, 560 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-3768: “Important Works of Self-Taight Artists,” group exhibition, through Feb. 19.

cheryl pelavin fine arts LLC., 13 Jay St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-925-9424: “Queens Plaza El and the Coney Island Wonder Wheel and Cyclone,” new paintings and works on paper by LIZBETH MITTY, through Feb. 19.

the clayton gallery and outlaw museum, 161 Essex St., call for hours, 212-477-1363: “The 80s: 326 Years of Hip,” a group show of four octogenarians from the Lower East Side, through Feb. 27.

deitch projects, 18 Wooster St. & 76 Grand St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-343-7300: KEITH HARING, sculpture, through Mar. 5; “Super Mario Movie,” work by CORY ARCANGEL, through Feb. 26.

denise bibro fine art, 529 W. 20th St., 4th fl., call for hours, 212-647-7030: “Creatures,” group exhibition of artists looking towards the animal kingdom for inspiration, through Feb. 12.

dfn gallery, 176 Franklin St., Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-334-3400: “We,” mixed media works by CEDRIC SMITH, through Mar. 5; “Riverine,” acrylic paintings by TIM DALY, through Mar. 5

the drawing center, 35 Wooster St., Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-219-2166: “It’s a Room for 3 People,” drawings by RICHARD TUTTLE, through Feb. 26.

55 Mercer gallery, 55 Mercer St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-226-8513: “Eye Witness,” new paintings and videos by CHRISTINE BAEUMLER & SHANA KAPLOW, through Feb. 26.

franklin 54 gallery, 54-56 Franklin St., Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-732-0009: JAMES GRAHAM, paintings, through Feb. 26.

fusionarts museum, 57 Stanton St., call for hours, 212-995-5290: “Then & Now,” Lower East Side art in this group exhibition of NYC artists, through Mar. 20.

gallery 138, 138 W. 17th St., call for hours, 212-633-0324: “Desire Submerged into the Earth,” group exhibition, through Mar. 4.

greenwich house pottery, 16 Jones St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-242-4106: Annual Faculty Exhibition, through Feb. 12.

henry street settlement, Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-598-0400: “At Home: Visions of Our Place in the World,” group exhibition by guest curator Lois Stavsky, through Mar. 1.

here arts center, 145 Sixth Ave., Sun.-Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m., 212-647-0202: “Weird NJ: the Exhibition,” sixteen artists working in photography, video, installation, painting & sculpture, through Mar. 5.

hospital audiences, inc., 548 Broadway, 3rd fl., Mon.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-575-7696: “Contemporary Outsider Art in America,” group exhibition of self-taught artists, through Mar. 15.

jack shainman gallery, 513 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-645-1701: “The Whole World is Rotten: Free Radicals and the Gold Coast Slave Castles of PAA JOE,” group exhibition, Feb. 10-Mar. 12.

jasper, 504 Laguardia Place, call for hours, 212-475-9601: “Underground Underglass,” paintings by BRYCE HAMMOND, through Mar. 10.

june kelly gallery, 591 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-1660: “Shhh...Secrets, Status, Society,” ceramic sculpture by SANA MUSASAMA, Feb. 24-Mar. 22.

Klemens gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., 524 W. 19th St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-807-9494: KNUT ASDAM & ROBERT BARRY, new work, through Feb. 19.

leica gallery, 670 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-777-3051: “Czech Photography VI,” four photographers in a group exhibition, through Feb. 19.

manhattan graphics center, 57 Bethune St., Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-219-8783: “Face/Scapes,” group exhibition, through Feb. 28.

michael ingbar gallery of architectural art, 568 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-334-1100: “NYC Day Into Night,” paintings by DEREK REIST, through Mar. 5.

museum of chinese in the americas, 70 Mulberry St., 2nd fl., Tue.-Sun., noon-6 p.m., Fri., noon-7 p.m., 212-619-4785: “Living Through History: Chinatown Stories,” large collection, open ended; “Have You Eaten Yet? - The Chinese Restaurant in America,” historical exhibition, through June 2005.


NYU Grey Art Gallery, 100 Washington Square East, Tue., Thu.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wed., 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-998-6780: “Mapping Sitting: On Portraiture and Photography,” 20th century portrait photography from Lebanon, Egypt and Iraq, through April 2.

nyu 80 washington square east galleries, 80 Washington Sq. E., Tue., 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Wed.-Thu., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-998-5747: “28th Small Works,” group exhibition, through Mar. 11.

nyu tisch school of the arts, Gulf & Western Gallery, 721 Broadway, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat., noon-5 p.m., 212-998-1930: “Thesis Exhibition One,” 10 graduating seniors from the school exhibit almost one hundred prints of their photographs, through Feb. 12.

nix gallery, 104 Reade St., Thu.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-267-8100: “Naked Singlularities,” group exhibit of New York painters, through Feb. 12.

paul kasmin gallery, 293 Tenth Ave., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-563-4474: “Color,” group exhibition, Feb. 24-Mar. 26.

the pen & brush Inc., 16 E. 10th St., penandbrush.org for hours and information: Call for entries-59th Annual Juried Sculpture Exhibition, April 1-19, 2005, open to all women sculptor, submit up to 3 slides/$45 non-refundable entry fee, 3-dimensional bas relief & medals, cash awards, send s.a.s.e. to Barbara Carlsen, Sculpture Show, Pen & Brush, 16 E. 10th St., Ny, NY, 10003 or go to website, deadline Feb. 15.

the puffin room, 435 Broome St., Thu.-Sun., noon-5 p.m., 212-343-2881: “Soho Blues: New York in the 70s,” photographs by ALLAN TANNENBAUM, through Feb. 13.

ricco maresca gallery, 529 W. 20th St., 3rd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-627-5117: “Saint and Exiles from Stories Never Written,” sculpture by TRICIA CLINE, Feb. 10-Mar. 19; “What We Don’t Know - Vintage New York,” photographs by LISETTE MODEL, Feb. 10-Mar. 19.

robin rice gallery, 325 W. 11th St., call for hours, 212-366-6660: CIG HARVEY, photography, through Feb. 12.

ronald feldman fine arts, 31 Mercer St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-3232: “Roman Allegories,” staged photographs by ELEANOR ANTIN, Feb. 12-Mar. 12.

salmagundi club, 47 Fifth Ave., daily, 1-5 p.m., 212-255-7740: “Annual Member’s Exhibition,” through Feb. 11.

saphire gallery, 249 Eldridge St., 212-777-5153: “Dolce Amore - City Never Sleeps,” paintings by SF artist TERESA MOORE, Feb. 9-16.

the skyscraper museum, 39 Battery Place, Wed.-Sun., noon-6 p.m., skyscraper.org: “City of Change,” historical exhibition on skyscrapers, through May 29.

soho photo, 15 White St., Thu., 6-8 p.m., Fri.-Sun., 1-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-226-8571: “Close Encounters,” photography by CHRIS WELLES, through Feb. 26.

staley wise gallery, 560 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-966-6223: HERB RITTS, “Body: 1984-1999,” through Mar. 19.

Streit’s Matzos, 148-154 Rivington St., varying hours & by appointment, 212-677-0876: Grand opening of “The Matzo Files,” an open ended group exhibition of over 250 artists presented in boxes & files, with a rotating selection of featured, curated art shows, call for more information or go to matzofiles.org for more information, an alternative, non-profit organization supporting local & outside artists who are emerging, all work is for sale.

studio 18 gallery, 18 Warren St., Wed.-Sat., 1-6 p.m., 212-385-6734: A selection of prints, group exhibition, through Jan. 29; LARRY WEBB & BOB WITZ, paintings, Feb. 12-Mar. 12.

swiss institute, 495 Broadway, 3rd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-925-2035: “Body Proxy,” project developed by NORMA JEANE, Feb. 15-Mar. 26.

synagogue for the arts, 49 White St., Mon., Wed.-Thu., 1-5 p.m., Tue., 1-7 p.m., or by appointment, 212-966-7141: Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, group exhibition, through Feb. 27.

a taste of art, Mon.-Fri., noon-8 p.m., 212-964-5493: “Japanese Illustrators,” group exhibition, through Mar. 7.

tracy williams, ltd., 313 W. 4th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-229-2757: “Traces Everywhere,” group exhibition of works on paper, through Feb. 26.

westbeth arts gallery, 57 Bethune St., Thu.-Sun., 1-6 p.m., 212-989-4650: Annual Holiday show: part 2, sculpture, photography & drawing, group exhibition, through Feb. 13.

yeshiva university museum, 15 West 16th St., Tue.-Thu., Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212 -294-8330: “Manhattan Mincha Map,” NY Jewish prayer map by JAIME PERMUTH, through June 19; “Having Trouble to Pray,” MOICO YAKER documents his innability to perform prayers, through May 1.

Notable Spaces:

abrons arts center, Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St., 212-598-0400.
american indian community house inc., 708 Broadway, 212-598-0100.
american primitive gallery, 594 Broadway, #205, 212-966-1530.
anton kern gallery, 532 W. 20th St., 212-367-9663.
art in general, 79 Walker St., 212-219-0473.
atlantic gallery, 40 Wooster St., 212-219-3183.
Bellwether, 134 Tenth Ave., Tue.-Sat., 212-929-5959.
center for architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, 212-358-6126.
claire oliver fine art, 529 W. 20th St., 212-929-5949.
THE EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE art school & gallery, 197 E. Broadway, 212-780-2300.
fraunces tavern museum, 54 Pearl St., 212-425-1778.
fresh art, 548 Broadway, 3rd fl., 646-262-3273.
gallery viet nam, 345 Greenwich St., 212-431-5888
hebrew union college, One W. Fourth St., 212-824-2205.
june kelly gallery, 591 Broadway, 212-226-1660.
the kitchen, 512 W. 19th St., 212-255-5793.
latin collector, 153 Hudson St., 212-334-7813.
leica gallery, 670 Broadway, 212-777-3051.
the lower east side tenement museum, LMCC, 91 Orchard St., 212-431-0714.
multiple impressions, 128 Spring St., 212-925-1313.
NEW YORK CITY FIRE MUSEUM, 278 Spring St., 212-691-1303.
the painting center, 52 Greene St., 212-243-1060.
peter blum gallery, 99 Wooster St., Tue.-Fri., 212-343-0523.
posteritati Movie posters, 239 Centre St., 212-226-2207.
SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM, Schermerhorn Row Galleries, 12 Fulton St, 212-748-8600:
Terrain Gallery/Aesthetic realism foundation, 141 Greene St., 212-777-4490.
tisch school of the arts, Gulf & Western Gallery & Department of Photography and Imaging Gallery, 721 Broadway, main floor and 8th floor, 212-998-1930.

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