Our favorite photographs from 2016 start with the return of the Macy's Fireworks to the East River, bringing the coastline of Brooklyn back as a prime viewing area. Our pictures were taken north up river from One Brooklyn Bridge Park. We also love the Gowanus and Sports so take a look at our online gallery!
MINUS SPACE is delighted to present Ken Weathersby: Time After Time, a solo exhibition of new paintings by the New York artist. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. With an opening reception on Saturday, January 7, 2017, from 6-8pm, the exhibition runs January 7 - February 25, 2017.
For her new commission sa ____ ke lerole, (sa lerole ke ___) at Art in General, Dineo Seshee Bopape will create a large-scale, immersive installation using materials such as soil, clay, brass objects, charcoal, flowers and ash. The project is Bopape’s first solo exhibition in the United States, with an opening reception on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
Gelsey Kirkland Ballet presents The Nutcracker for an eight-day schedule, beginning December 8, 2016, at the GK ArtsCenter at 29 Jay Street, in the heart of DUMBO, Brooklyn. Featuring original choreography by Co-Artistic Director Michael Chernov and assisted by Ms. Kirkland and Alexandra Lawler, The Nutcracker will showcase the talents of the company which consists of dancers from all over the world.
St. Ann’s Warehouse welcomes Penny Arcade, legendary downtown New York writer, performance artist, actress and force for artistic resistance, for the American Premiere of her internationally acclaimed Longing Lasts Longer, December 1-11, 2016. Susan Feldman, St. Ann’s Artistic Director, said, “Here comes Penny, just when we need her! We are so grateful to have her voice now.”
St Ann’s Warehouse welcomes Penny Arcade, legendary downtown New York writer, performance artist, actress and force for artistic resistance, for the American Premiere of her internationally acclaimed Longing Lasts Longer, December 1-11, 2016. Arcade offers a fierce, visionary and ultimately hopeful critique of gentrification—not just of cities and neighborhoods, but of the mind and culture.
MINUS SPACE presents Jan van der Ploeg: Lyrics at the gallery in DUMBO from November 5 to December 17, 2016. This is the Amsterdam-based artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery and it will feature a new large wall painting alongside a suite of new, small-format acrylic paintings on linen.
What happens when you take a still image and create movement within it? It's not quite a video, it's a Plotagraph. Plotagraph Pro, a new technology released at Photoplus, brings still images alive. The powerful software allows any still image to include movement in multiple ways, all at the artist's discretion.
United Photo Industries Gallery in DUMBO presents a reading by the contributing authors of Viktor Koen's BESTIARY on January 7th. Jack Ketchum, Sonya Taaffe, Michael Swanwick, Alisa Kwitney, and Maria Dahvana Headle will reveal more in-depth information about this chimerical pantheon. The event starts at 6:00PM.