Word Up!offers a global range of voices exploring the ways in which text can offer commentary through diverse languages on current protests, vulnerability, the human condition and the state of the world today.
The exhibition, REFLECTION OF DREAMS consists of seven new large-scale and two new small-scale oil paintings, including new portraits of women gazing into mirrors and Dargas’ favored subject of flowing honey and chocolate over female faces.
In the aptly titled show “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” artists Seçkin Pirim, Dana Levy, Suzanne Song and Cheryl Molnar employ stone, paper and various technologies to create works that highlight man’s complicated relationship to nature.
Talk: “The Power of the Feminist Fourth Wave” at C24 Gallery
This panel will focus on the relevancy and power of feminist art in the 21st century. Concurrent with C24 Gallery’s group show “Transfigured,” which focuses on contemporary artists’ representations of sexuality and gender, the panel will be moderated by the artist and writer Melissa H. Potter and will feature the artists Jaishri Abichandani, Swati Khurana, Emma Sulkowicz, and the writer and critic Anuradha Vikram.
“From the Cradle to the Boat” is on view at C24 Gallery in New York through Friday, August 24. The group exhibition, curated by Tommy Hartung, includes work by Tamy Ben-Tor, Miki Carmi, Justin Cloud, Clark Filo, Michael Guardiola, O.K. Fox, Reagan Holiday, Monilola Ilupeju, Bahareh Khoshooee, Jeremy Olson, Lynsey Peisinger, and Tommy White. The show also hosts performances by Linda Fletcher, Lynsey Peisinger, Reagan Holiday, and Tamy Ben-Tor.
Thinking Projects Pop Up at C24 gallery can seem at first glance to be an expedition: before you, wonders of the world are arrayed in complex configurations. However, unlike expeditionary forces venturing to faraway lands these works are brought to New York audiences by artists Nadiah Bamadhaj (Jogjiakarta), Irfan Önürmen (Istanbul), and Sumakshi Singh (Delhi). Each artist adapts images relevant to their particular cultures, presenting their work within the context of Asia Contemporary Art Week 2017.
While much as been made of the seeming exodus of Chelsea art galleries as New York’s real estate prices skyrocket, at least one dealer is committed to the area: C24 Gallery, which opened its first show in its new building at 560 West 24th Street this week.“How Many Miles to Babylon: Recent Paintings from Los Angeles and New York,” a group show curated by Los Angeles-based critic and curator Peter Frank, opened on December 17.