POOL OF RADIANCE A collection of works curated by Marco Antonini inspired by the fantastic, fablistic imagination that ensues when the need for a getaway cannot be fulfilled in everyday reality. Pictured above is Swamp Walkers by Hanna Liden. Through Dec. 21, Tues. through Sat. from 11am 6pm. Broadway Gallery, 473 Broadway. 212-274-8993.
American primitive gallery, 594 Broadway, #205, Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-966-1530: Roadside Attractions, group show, through Dec. 23.
Ansonia windows, Corner of 6th Ave. & West 10th St., 24 hours, 7 days, 212-239-5233: Clouds & Fog, b&w photographs by PAUL ORATOFSKY, through Dec.
Anton kern gallery, 532 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-367-9663: Marvel, paintings by EBERHARD HAVEKOST, through Jan. 15.
Apexart, 291 Church St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-431-5270: Drafting Deciet, group exhibition curated by Marta Kuzma, through Dec. 22.
Baruch college, Mishkin Gallery, 135 E. 22nd St., Mon.-Fri., noon-5 p.m., Thu., noon-7 p.m., 212-802-2690: Refiguring the Photograph: the Human Form as Subject and Object, group exhibition from the permanent collection, through Dec. 15.
Bolivar arellano gallery, 420 E. 9th St., call for hours, 212-341-9796: Last Sessions, photgraphy of John Lennon and Yoko Ono by ALLAN TANNENBAUM, through Dec. 21.
Built, 22 Howard St., Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-1466: Sensation of Space, photographic collage by HSIANG LIN, through Dec.
Cavin Morris gallery, 560 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-3768: Japanese country Textiles, group exhibition, through Jan. 1.
Cheryl pelavin fine arts LLC., 13 Jay St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-925-9424: Seed, new paintings by TAMARA GONZALES, through Jan. 8.
Cofa/claire olive fine art, 529 W. 20th St., call for hours, 212-929-5949: Reliquaries, sculptural objects by CARSON FOX, through Jan. 22.
Denise bibro fine art, 529 W. 20th St., 4th fl., call for hours, 212-647-7030: JOHN HREHOV, recent paintings; TOM SIME, new works in resin & wax; MARK HADJIPATERAS, works on paper, all through Jan. 15.
dfn gallery, 176 Franklin St., Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-334-3400: NYC, group exhibition of various work about New York City,, through Jan. 29.
The drawing center, 35 Wooster St., Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-219-2166: Field of Color: Tantra Drawings from India, anonymous drawings, through Jan. 22; Its a Room for 3 People, drawings by RICHARD TUTTLE, through Feb. 26.
THE EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE art school & gallery, 197 E. Broadway, Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-9 a.m., Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-780-2300: Painting the Lower East Side, a group exhibition of 20 artists who live or work below Delancey St., through Jan. 6.
Elizabeth harris gallery, 529 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-463-9666: LISA HOKE, installation, through Dec. 23.
Franklin 54 gallery, 54-56 Franklin St., Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-732-0009: Landscapes & Travels, landscape paintings by CHARLES & ROSETTA BENTZ, through Dec. 31.
Fresh art, 548 Broadway, 3rd fl., Thu.-Fri., 5-8 p.m., Sat.-Sun., noon-6 p.m., 646-262-3273: Fresh Reflections, photo exhibition by ten teenage members of the Lower Eastside Girls Club, through Dec. 23.
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 viet nam, 345 Greenwich St., Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Sun., 5-10 p.m., 212-431-5888: In addition to the usual exhibitions of Vietnamese artists, the new VietCafe is now open & will offer a place to enjoy the gallery as a lounge.
Go fish gallery, 675 Hudson St., #4N, call for hours, 212-925-1111: Dec. 7-One night only exhibition & performance by GRANITE, featuring 15 new paintings & performances by knife-throwers & cartoonists, noon-10 p.m.
Greenwich house pottery, 16 Jones St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-242-4106: Made in Clay 2004, annual benefit group exhibition and sale, through Dec. 22.
Hebrew union college, One W. Fourth St., Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 212-824-2205: The Mikvah Project, photographs by JANICE RUBIN, through Jan. 12; Promised Land, photographs by CHANAN GETRAIDE, through Jan. 14.
Hospital audiences inc., 548 Broadway, 3rd fl., Mon.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-575-7696: Comic Relief: Outsider Artists Take on the Superheroes, group exhibition of outsider artists take on super heroes, through Dec. 18.
June kelly gallery, 591 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-1660: Parting the Air,edgy expressionist paintings by FRANCES HYNES, through Jan. 18.
Kenkeleba house, inc., Wilmer Jennings Gallery, 219 E. Second St., Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-674-3939: Slang, new works by GREGORY COATES, through Dec. 18; Chance and Other Musings, paintings, drawings and prints by JOYCE WELLMAN, through Dec. 18.
The kitchen, 512 W. 19th St., call for hours, 212-255-5793: Dialogo, video installations by SILVIA GRUNER & JULIO OROZCO, also included is a selection of art from Mexican Media Art Fellows, through Dec. 18.
Latin collector, 153 Hudson St., call for hours, 212-334-7813: Armory-Chrysler Project, new work by JACOBO BORGES, through Jan. 18.
Location one, 26 Greene St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-334-3347: Skin & Control, two installations by CHRIS CSIKSZENTMIHALYI, through Dec. 30; CECILE PARIS, four video works, through Jan. 15.
The lower east side tenement museum, LMCC, 91 Orchard St., call for hours, 212-431-0714: Points of Entry - Regarding the Mihrab, storefront installation; permanent exhibitions about the tenement history on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, ongoing.
Maiden lane exhibition space, 125 Maiden Lane, daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-785-3608: Myriad of Views, sculpture by TADASHI HASHIMOTO, through Jan. 27.
Manhattan graphics center, 481 Washington St., Mon., 6-10 p.m., Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-219-8783: Members exhibition, from Dec. 18 on.
Merchants house museum, 29 E. Fourth St., call for hours, 212-777-1089: A Mid 19th-Century Christmas in New York City, where the museum will be decorated for the holiday just like it would have been 150 years ago in the traditional style of the period, through Jan. 10.
Michael ingbar Gallery of architectural art, 568 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-334-1100: Resp-ledent Light, color photography by CHRISTOPHER BURKETT, through Dec. 22.
Mimi ferzt gallery, 114 Prince St., Mon.-Wed., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thu.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-343-9377: En Personne, works on paper by BORIS ZABOROV, through Dec. 19.
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.
Nancy hoffman gallery, 429 W. Broadway, call for hours, 212-966-6676: Fractional, new paintings by LINDA MIEKO ALLEN, through Jan. 4; JIM SULLIVAN, landscape paintings, through Jan. 4.
The national arts club, 15 Gramercy Park South, call for hours, 212-475-3424: Uncompromising Courage, various works expressing the personal triumph of Falun Gong despite Chinese repression & torture, through Dec.
New York Public Library, Muhlenberg Branch, 209 W. 23rd St., call for hours, 212-924-1585: Chel-Sea, Rapid Transit. Jersey Shore, work by ANNA HARTMAN WALTER, through Dec.31.
Nix gallery, 404 Reade St., Thu.-Sun., noon-6 p.m., 212-267-8100: Circular Convergence, group exhibition of paintings, through Dec. 18.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY:
NYU broadway windows, 80 Washington Square East, 24 hours/7 days a week, 212-998-5751: The Wheel Series, sculpture by RAFFAEL LOMAS, through Jan. 3.
NYU downtown hospital, 170 William St., call for hours, 917-522-1326: The Healing Power of Art, paintings by the residents of the Hallmark, through Dec.
The painting center, 52 Greene St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-243-1060: Nature Abstracted, group exhibition of abstract paintings curated by Emily Berger, through Dec. 23.
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.
Phyllis kind gallery, 136 Greene St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-925-1200: War & Peace, new work by VICTOR FACCINTO, through Dec.
Remy toledo gallery, 529 W. 20th St., 8th fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-242-7552: Reflections, painting & photography by LEO CORREA, through Dec. 22.
Ricco maresca gallery, 529 W. 20th St., 3rd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-627-5117: Heart Beats Dust, mixed media on photography by JOEL-PETER WITKIN, through Dec. 31; Quartet, installation by MAX STREICHER, through Dec. 31.
Robin Rice gallery, 325 W. 11th St., Thu.-Sat., 1-7 p.m., Sun., 1-6 p.m., or by appointment, 631-537-1002: JOHN DOLAN, photographs, through Dec. 20.
Ronald feldman fine arts, 31 Mercer St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-3232: CONRAD ATKINSON & TODD SILER, 2 separate installations, through Dec. 24.
Salmagundi club, 47 Fifth Ave., daily, 1-5 p.m., 212-255-7740: Thumb Box Show, annual exhibition of small paintings in numerous media, through Dec. 31.
SVA (School of visual arts) gallery, 209 E. 23rd St., Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-592-2010: Can I Take Your Order (The Art of Fine Dining), 3-D graphic design of restaurants & place settings by students, Dec. 16-Jan. 19.
Soho photo, 15 White St., Thu., 6-8 p.m., Fri.-Sun., 1-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-226-8571: Chaco Canyon & Beyond: The Geometry of Light, photography by GISA INDENBAUM, through Jan. 1; Mysterious Monuments of the Anasazi, photographs by RUTH FORMANEK, through Jan. 1.
Staley wise gallery, 560 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-966-6223: NORMAN PARKINSON, a retrospective of 70 years of fashion photography, through Jan. 29.
Streits 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: The December Show, group exhibition, through Dec. 31.
Sunshine factory cafe and gallery, 11 Essex St., Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-420-7240: Breraking Boundaries: Part II - More Graffiti and Graf-Inspired Artwork, group exhibition, through Dec. 31.
Swiss institute of contemporary art, 495 Broadway, 3rd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-925-2040: None of the Above, group exhibition curated by John Armleder, through Jan. 15.
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: A Decade of Artists at the Synagogue for the Arts, group exhibition, through Jan. 9, 2005.
A taste of art, Mon.-Fri., noon-8 p.m., 212-964-5493: Lace Studies, mixed media works by JOHN SCRIBNER, through Jan. 10.
Tracy williams ltd., 313 W. 4th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-229-2757: OUTTARA WATTS, new paintings, through Dec. 23.
Westbeth arts gallery, 155 Bank St., Thu.-Sun., 1-6 p.m., 212-989-4650: Annual Holiday show, painting, watercolor and prints, group exhibition, through Dec. 26.
Abrons arts center, Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St., 212-598-0400.
American indian community house inc., 708 Broadway, 212-598-0100.
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.
Fraunces tavern museum, 54 Pearl St., 212-425-1778.
Leica gallery, 670 Broadway, 212-777-3051.
Multiple impressions, 128 Spring St., 212-925-1313.
NEW YORK CITY FIRE MUSEUM, 278 Spring St., 212-691-1303.
NYU grey art gallery, 100 Washington Sq. East, 212-998-6780.
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:
The tenement museum, 90 Orchard St., 212-431-0233.
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.
White box annex, 601 W. 26th St., 14th fl., 646-638-3785.
Yeshiva university museum, 15 West 16th St., Tue.-Thu., Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212 -294-8330