Volume 79, Number 36 | February 10 - 16, 2010
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933


Gallery and Exhibit Listings
Buhmann’s best bets for February/March

BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN

EAST VILLAGE/ LOWER EAST SIDE 
Collette Blanchard Gallery: “Derrick Adams: Welcome to Monument City.” Adams’ sculptures and mixed media works speak of fallen empires, resilience and childhood impressions. Through Feb. 28 (6 Clinton St., below Houston St.). Call 917-639-3912. Visit www.colletteblanchard.com or www.derrickadams.com.

Feature Inc.: “Ben Snead.” The artist employs frogs, fish, birds, and various insects as expressive device. Through Feb. 27 (131 Allen St., btw. Delancey and Rivington St.). Call 212-675-7772. Visit www.featureinc.com or www.bensnead.org.   

Miguel Abreu Gallery: “Jimmy Raskin: Inseparability vs. Simultaneity.” The title of the show alludes to conflicts and contrast that continue to inspire Raskin’s work. Through Mar. 14 (36 Orchard St., below Hester St.). Call 212-995-1774 or visit www.miguelabreugallery.com. 

Museum 52: “Daphne Fitzpatrick: All Dogs Allowed.” Drawings, photographs and sculptures, dating from 1981 to the present, explore relationships between man and the material world. Through Feb. 25 (4 E. 2nd St., at Bowery). Call 347-789-7072 or visit www.museum52.com. 

Sloan Fine Art: “Nathan Skiles: Black Forest / White Lightning.” Skiles presents a collection of densely adorned cuckoo clocks, ranging from the intricately elegant to the over-the-top outrageous. Through Feb. 20 (128 Rivington St., below Stanton St.). Call 212-477-1140 or visit www.sloanfineart.com. 

Stephan Stoyanov Gallery: “Cliff Evans: Citizen.” The exhibition features a three-channel photomontage animation film, which assembles images and videos from the internet. Through Feb. 21 (29 Orchard St., below Hester St.) Call 212-343-4240. Visit www.stephanstoyanovgallery.com or www.cliffevans.net. 

SOHO/WEST VILLAGE  
Deitch Projects: “Rosson Crow: Bowery Boys.” This exhibition of new large-scale oil paintings explores the history of “bad boys” in underground art. Mar. 4 - Mar. 27 (18 Wooster St., below Grand St.). Call 212-343-7300 or visit www.deitchprojects.com. 

Gavin Brown’s enterprise: “Silke Otto-Knapp: Interiors.”  The artists depicts rooms, screens and stages, which together form a picture of what painting could be as a space of appearance. Through Feb. 20 (620 Greenwich St., at Leroy St.). Call 212-627-5258 or visit www.gavinbrown.biz. 

Harris Liebermann: “AND SO ON, AND SO ON, AND SO ON...” Organized by Matt Sheridan Smith, this group exhibition focuses on the potential of a stutter, on stammering, and states of fixation. Through Feb. 20 (89 Vandam St., btw. Greenwich and Hudson). Call 212-206-1290 or visit www.harrislieberman.com. 

Jen Bekman Gallery: “Clare Grill: What You’re Told.” Grill’s paintings and drawings reference familiar histories, anecdotal imagery and make-believe. Through Feb. 27 (6 Spring St., btw. Elizabeth St. and Bowery). Call 212-219-0166. Visit www.jenbekman.com or www.claregrill.com. 

Peter Blum: “David Reed: Works on Paper.” Well-known for his abstract paintings, the working drawings and color studies provide a rare glimpse into Reed’s process. Through Mar. 6 (99 Wooster St., btw. Prince and Spring St.). Call 212-343-0441. Visit http://peterblumgallery.com or www.davidreedstudio.com. 

Team: “Gert & Uwe Tobias: Entitled Come and See Before the Tourists Will Do - The Mystery of Transylvania.” In their new body of work, the identical twin brothers provide us with graphic works on paper that involve printmaking. Feb. 11 – Mar. 13 (83 Grand St., btw. Wooster and Greene St.). Call 212-279-9219 or visit www.teamgal.com. 

Tenri Cultural Institute of New York: “Waxed in Time: 4 Takes on Encaustics.” The exhibition presents works by four artists, who work with wax: Joan Giordano, Renee Magnanti, Kathy Stark, and Nacy Azara. Through Feb 27 (43A West 13th St., btw. 5th and 6th Ave.). Call 212-645-2800 or visit www.tenri.org 

The Drawing Center: “Sea Marks.” This exhibition is comprised of works by Agnes Barley, Jerome Marshak, and Peter Matthews, whose works describe and interpret aspects of the sea. Through Apr. 5 (35 Wooster St., below Broome St.). Call 212-219-2166 or visit www.drawingcenter.org. 

BELOW CANAL:
Art in General: “Anti-Prow.” The works of Peter Rostovsky and Olav Westphalen address fantasies of empowered authorship and rational control in the creative process. Through Mar. 20 (79 Walker St., btw. Bowery and Lafayette St.) Call 212-219-0473 or visit www.artingeneral.org.

Cheryl Hazan Gallery: “Malcolm Bray: Room Service.” Bray creates beautiful abstract oil paintings, which aim to capture various moods.  Through Mar. 9 (35 North Moore St., btw. Hudson and Varick St.). Call 212-343-8964 or visit www.cherylhazan.com.

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