Volume 75, Number 24 | November 02 - 08, 2005


Current Exhibitions:

MIXED MEDIA WORKS ON CANVAS Exhibit showcases artist Rick Lewis’ “New Paintings.” Pictured above is “Pantai Purnama.” Opening reception with the artist is Nov. 10. The show runs from Nov. 10 thru Dec. 31. Steven Amedee Gallery, 41 N. Moore Street. 212-343-1696.

LANDSCAPES AND ANIMALIA Michael Eade’s solo exhibition focuses on his work in traditional egg tempura, dealing with fanciful landscapes and spiritual beings and beasts. Pictured above is “Volcano.” Continues thru Nov. 12. Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, 13 Jay Street, bet. Greenwich and Hudson Sts. Tues. - Sat. from 11am-6pm. 212-925-9424.

JAPANESE FINE ART The Artists Network presents the third exhibition in conjunction with the Nagoya University of Fine Arts in Japan. View works by postgraduate student Sakico Kawashima. Opening reception is Fri., Nov. 4 from 6-8pm. Continues thru Dec. 2. 424 Broadway, 6th floor. 212-431-1625.

SEA/WORLD Lisa Studier’s first solo exhibition consists of an underwater world of fish and other sea creatures rendered in rich color layers and textures. The reduction woodcut prints celebrate the beauty and diversity of marine life in the face of increasing threats. Opening Reception Oct. 22, 6-8pm. Continues thru Nov. 6. Manhattan Graphics Center, 481 Washington St., bet. Spring and Canal Sts. Tues – Fri from 10 am to 10 pm; Sat. and Sun. from 10 am to 6pm. 212-219-8783.

A STRUGGLE TO OVERCOME CULTURAL, POLITICAL BARRIERS “No Foreigners Beyond this Point” is set in Guangdong, China in 1980, just after the horrors of the Cultural Revolution. Two young idealistic Americans become the first foreign instructors at a small isolated trade school and must struggle to find intimacy and identity. Photo by: Laura Galen. The Culture Project, 45 Bleecker St. Thru Oct. 16, Tues. – Sat. at 8pm; Sat. & Sun. at 3pm. $30-$45. 212-352-3101.

PAINTINGS OF MEXICO AND GREECE The Evocative paintings of Mimi Weisbord capture both the sun-soaked color of Mexican kitchens and the austere architectural patterns of houses on Greek hillsides. Pictured above is “Kitchen in the Casa Azul.” Oct. 4 – 29. Tues. – Sat. from 11am – 6pm. Opening reception is Sat., Oct. 8 from 3-6pm. Prince Street Gallery, 530 W. 25th St., 4th floor. 646-230-0246.

madison square park, Fifth Ave. between 23rd & 26th St., 212-538-4689:”Circle With Towers,” outdoor concrete sculpture by SOL LEWITT, through December.

maiden lane exhibition space, 125 Maiden Lane, 212-785-3608: “Proposal for the First Airport on Mars,” new media works by LAURA EMRICK, through Sep. 18.

nancy hoffman gallery, 429 W. Broadway, July Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-966-6676: “Elusive Surface,” group exhibition showing the range of possibilities of the application of paint, through Sep. 10; “Eve,” group exhibition exploring the beguiling female gaze first encountered in the Garden of Eden, through Sep. 10.

new york downtown hospital, 170 William St., call for hours, 212-312-5000: “Stillness of Nature,” photographs by REX H. WU, MD, through Sep. 22.

ramakrishnananda Center, 96 Ave. B, Sun.-Fri., 1:30-5:30 p.m., 646-436-7010: Sacred art collection, Far East works portraying Gods and demigods, deities and others characters from the Hindu and Buddhist traditions, open ended.

the ritz-carlton, 2 West St. & Battery Place, 212-206-6674: “Look and See,” new 9 ton sculpture by JIM HODGES presented by Creative Time for the Art on the Plaza series, through Oct. 30.

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.

sunshine factory gallery, 11 Essex St., Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 917-562-8468: “A Cast of Characters,” comic and comic inspired artwork, through Sep. 5.

Notable Spaces:

abrons arts center, Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St., 212-598-0400.

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.

ceres gallery, 547 W. 27th St., Suite 201, 212-947-6100.

cfm gallery, 112 Greene St., 212-966-3864.

claire oliver fine art, 529 W. 20th St., 212-929-5949.

the drawing center, 35 Wooster St., 212-219-2166.

franklin 54 gallery, 54-56 Franklin St., 212-732-0009.

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.

henry street settlement, Abrons Arts Center, 212-598-0400.

here arts center, 145 Sixth Ave., 212-647-0202.

june kelly gallery, 591 Broadway, 212-226-1660.

latin collector, 153 Hudson St., 212-334-7813.

leica gallery, 670 Broadway, 212-777-3051.

multiple impressions, 128 Spring St., 212-925-1313.

national association of women artists gallery, 80 Fifth Ave., Suite 1405, 212-675-1616.

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.

salmagundi club, 47 Fifth Ave., 212-255-7740.

SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM, Schermerhorn Row Galleries, 12 Fulton St, 212-748-8600.

Synaogue for the arts, 49 White St., 212-966-7141.

synchronicity fine arts, 106 W. 13th St., 646-230-8199.

Terrain Gallery/Aesthetic realism foundation, 141 Greene St., 212-777-4490.

WESTBETH GALlery, 57 Bethune St., 212-989-4650.

yeshiva university museum, 15 West 16th St., 212 -294-8330.

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