Barbara Kruger Revisits a 40-Year-Old Series That’s as Relevant as Ever

Barbara Kruger Revisits a 40-Year-Old Series That’s as Relevant as Ever Artsy Article By Alina Cohen This month, Mary Boone Gallery is showcasing 14 Barbara Kruger artworks that are all celebrating their 40th anniversary. The show is an invitation to reflect on what’s changed—and what hasn’t—across American politics since 1978. Eerily, one entitled Untitled (Body) (1978) looks like it could…

The Clark Exhibition – Thomas Gainsborough’s Drawings

Thomas Gainsborough’s Drawings The Clark December 1, 2018 – March 17, 2019   Though recognized as one of the most fashionable portrait painters of the eighteenth century, Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788) made hundreds of drawings of the English landscape. Abounding with foliage, cottages, and pastoral figures—shepherds driving flocks of sheep and cows drinking from pools or…

The Clark Exhibition – Extreme Nature

Extreme Nature! The Clark November 10, 2018 – February 24, 2019   Looking largely to artistic representations that incorporate scientific observation and study, this exhibition explores how depictions of distant landscapes, tumultuous atmospheres, and natural disasters—some documentary, some invented, and many a fusion of the two—enabled viewers to reimagine the boundaries of the world around…

HEAVY MACHINERY @ OPALKA: Steamroller Print Day

Steamroller Print Day Armory at Sage College of Albany Saturday, November 10, 10 am – 5 pm   In the Sage Armory, participants will ink and print large, hand-carved woodblocks under the drum of a 2-ton steamroller. All ages welcome https://opalka.sage.edu/programs-events/  

ARTIST LECTURES @ OPALKA

Daesha Devón Harris Opalka Gallery at Sage College of Albany Tuesday, November 27, 6:30 pm   Using photography, video and experimental print techniques, Devón Harris’s work explores individual and collective stories and history. https://opalka.sage.edu/programs-events/  

FILM @ OPALKA

Just Like Being There Opalka Gallery at Sage College of Albany Thursday, November 8, 6:30 pm The film is followed by a discussion and Q&A led by biennial founder, Nathan Meltz, and graphic designer, Philip Pascuzzo. In the gig poster community, artists such as Daniel Danger and Jay Ryan prove that creating this artwork (gig…

New Arts Center Exhibition

Send it to the Universe, Sara Pruiksma Place: Artworks by Sara Pruiksma Wallace & Foyer Gallery Artist Talk: Thursday, November 8, 7 pm Exhibition runs from October 19 – November 18   Directed by autobiography and allegory, Pruiksma exhibits a series of paintings rooted in sentimentality. Expressive brushstrokes and botanicals bring an emotional significance to a…

The Arts Center New Exhibition

Catskill Ledge, Tom Nelson From NY to LA: Landscapes of the Hudson Valley and California Desert by Tom Nelson Arts Center Gallery of the Capital Region – Main Gallery Artist Talk: Friday, November 30, 6 pm Exhibition runs from October 22 – January 3   Tom Nelson has been painting and exhibiting work throughout New York…

Screen Print Symposium at the Opalka Gallery

  Screen Print Symposium Opalka Gallery at Sage College of Albany Saturday, November 3, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm   Join the Opalka Gallery for a deep dive into the art of screenprinting including exhibition tour, keynote address by famed printmaker, Luther Davis from BRT Printshop, conversations with professionals, open portfolio session, and a trip to…