ART Galleries AIGA 164 5th Ave. (betw. 21st ...
AIGA 164 5th Ave. (betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 212-807-1990, www.aiga.org Mon.-Fri. 11-6. Free. "Roadshow: Dutch Graphic Design 1990-2001," examples of Dutch design incl. posters, books & architecture [through 8/30].
Allen Sheppard Gallery 135 W. 24th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-989-9919, www.artbackroom.com Tues.-Sat. 12-6. Free. "The Art of Seeing: summer2002group" focuses on those stages before the actual process of painting begins [through 9/17].
Andrea Rosen Gallery 525 W. 24th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-627-6000, www.andrearosengallery.com Mon.-Fri. 10-6. Free. "Lights (Body)," video installation by Wolfgang Tillmans explores flashing disco lights in relation to techno music [through 8/23].
Bottom Feeders Studio Gallery 352 7th Ave. #733 (betw. 29th & 30th Sts.). Weds., Fri.-Sun. 1-5. Free. "High Tide," painting, sculpture & photography from emerging local artists [through 8/30].
Bowery Gallery 530 W. 25th St., 4th fl. (10th Ave.), 646-230-6655, www.bowerygallery.org Tues.-Sat. 11-6. Free. "National Juried Exhibition," drawings & paintings representing the best works from 200 American artists [through 8/17].
Burden Gallery 20 E. 23rd St. (betw. B'way & Park Ave. S.), 212-505-5555 x4. Call for times & prices. "The End of Polio: A Global Effort to End a Disease," photos of victims from India, Pakistan & Somalia & the people who cared for them [through 8/16].
Caffe Rafaella 134 7th Ave. (betw. 10th & Charles Sts.), 212-254-0508. Call for hours. Free. "Quentin Crisp: The Naked Bon Vivant!," Crisp estate displays artifacts & photographs from playwright's life [through 9/7].
Chambers Fine Art 210 11th Ave., 2nd fl. (betw. 24th & 25th Sts.), 917-861-9386. Tues.-Sat. 10-6. Free. AsianLens pres. "August 2002 Photo Exhibit," which emphasizes Asian-American photographers who explore ethnic identity [through 9/7].
Cheryl Hazan Arts 35 N. Moore St. (betw. Varick & Hudson Sts.), 212-343-8964, www.CherylHazanArts.com Tues.-Sat. 11-6. Free. "Art Times 2002," abstract painting & collage by nine artists [through 9/4].
Cooper Classics Collection 137 Perry St. (betw. Greenwich & Washington Sts.), 212-929-3909. Mon.-Sat. 10-5. Free. "Jerry Dantzic's New York: The Fifties in Focus," works depict a bygone era [through 8/31].
Cuban Art Space 124 W. 23rd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-242-0559, www.cubaupdate.org Tues.-Thurs. 11-7; Fri. & Sat. 12-6. Free. "Escenas Fantasticos/Fantasy Scenes," drawings & paintings from Jose Garcia Montebravo & Luis Rodriguez of nature, figures from Santeria & nudes [through 8/16].
Dumbo Arts Center 30 Washington St. (betw. Water & Plymouth Sts.), DUMBO, 718-694-0831, www.dumboartscenter.org Thurs.-Mon. 12-6. Free. "Pass Me the Butterfly," sculpture, video & photographs w/an emphasis on detail [through 9/15].
The Edward Carter Gallery 560 B'way, 4th fl. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-966-1933, www.edwardcartergallery.com Tues.-Sat. 10-6. Free. "Robert Turner: Rare Places in a Rare Light," photographs chronicling the vibrancy of American landscapes [through 8/31].
The Fischbach Gallery 210 11th Ave. (betw. 24th & 25th Sts.), 212-759-2345. Tues.-Fri. 10-5:30; Sat. 10-6. Free. "Season Ticket: Selected Works from the Past & Upcoming Seasons," contemporary American paintings, drawings & sculpture from two dozen artists [through 8/23].
The Gallery at the American Bible Society 1865 B'way (betw. 61st & 62nd Sts.), 212-408-1500, www.americanbible.org/gallery Mon.-Weds. & Fri. 10-6; Thurs. 10-7; Sat. 10-5. Free. "Icons or Portraits? Images of Jesus & Mary from the Collection of Michael Hall" displays differing representations of Jesus across cultures & ages [through 11/16].
Gary Snyder Fine Art 601 W. 29th St. (11th Ave.), 212-871-1077, www.garysnyderfineart.com Tues.-Fri. 10-6; Sat. 10-5. Free. "500 Works on Paper: 1922-2002," drawings, paintings & collage w/range of themes [through 8/23].
Haim Chanin Gallery 210 11th Ave. #201 (23rd St.), 646-230-7200, www.haimchanin.com Mon.-Fri. 10-6. Free. "New Abstractions," paintings from Spaniard Joaquim Chancho incl. 10 tempera works & two oil paintings [through 9/21].
International Center of Photography 1133 6th Ave. (43rd St.), 212-857-0000, www.icp.org Tues.-Thurs. 10-5; Fri. 10-8; Sat. & Sun. 10-6. $9, $6 st./sc. "George Tice: Urban Landscapes," retrospective of prints spanning 40 years [through 9/22].
Leslie-Lohman Gay Art Foundation 127-B Prince St. (Wooster St.), 212-673-7007, www.leslielohman.org Tues.-Sat. 1-6. Free. "SexComa," collection of masculine erotic drawings taken from workshops held at the gallery [through 8/17].
Monique Goldstrom Gallery 560 B'way, 3th fl. (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-941-9175, www.moniquegoldstrom.com Tues.-Sat. 11-6. Free. "Louise Freshman Brown," painted photo/collages are expressionistic & evoke marine life [through 9/4].
Paine Webber Art Society 1285 6th Ave. (52nd St.), 212-713-2885. Mon.-Fri. 8-6. Free. "Six Continents of Quilts: The American Craft Museum Collection," more than 50 quilts from around the world w/special focus on interpretations by contemporary artists [through 9/13].
Project Space 116 S. Portland Ave. (betw. Hanson Pl. & Fulton St.), Fort Greene, 718-885-9394. Thurs.-Sun. 12-6. Free. "sub: line" celebrates architectural drafting as a valid yet dying art form [through 9/15].
Tribes Gallery 285 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. C & D), 212-674-3778, www.tribes.org/gallery 12-6 daily. Free. "Eat Your Art Out," edible sculptures from Canadian artist Ryo Arita [through 8/25].
White Box 525 W. 26th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-714-2347, www.whiteboxny.org Tues.-Sat. 11-6. Free. "False Opening," probes into the site specificity of museum spaces [through 8/15].
American Craft Museum 40 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-956-3535, www.americancraftmuseum.org Tues., Weds., Fri.-Sun. 10-6; Thurs. 10-8. $8, $5 st./s.c., child under 12 free. "Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation" celebrates radicalism in Native American artists [through 9/20]. "Zero Karat," non-precious jewels made from rubber, vinyl, tin, wood & glass [through 9/22].
American Folk Art Museum 45 W. 53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-265-1040, www.folkartmuseum.org Tues.-Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 10-6; Fri. 10-8. $9, $5 st./s.c., Fri. 6-8 free. "American Anthem Part II: Masterworks from the Permanent Collection," American history told through many mediums incl. quilting, photography & painting [through 1/5].
American Museum of Natural History Central Park W. (79th St.), 212-769-5200, www.amnh.org Sun.-Thurs. 10-5:45; Fri. & Sat. 10-8:45. $10-$15, $7.50 st./s.c., $6 child. "Baseball As America" examines how the country's favorite pastime permeates popular culture [through 8/18].
Asia Society 725 Park Ave. (70th St.), 212-517-2742, www.asiasociety.org Tues.-Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 11-6; Fri. 11-9. $7, $5 st./s.c. Free Fri. 6-9 & for children under 16. "Banaras: The Luminous City," multimedia exhibit details this ancient pilgrimage site [through 8/18]. "Seeds of Creativity," works created by New York public school children are shown alongside the Rockefeller pieces that inspired them [through 9/15]. "Through Afghan Eyes: A Culture in Conflict, 1987-1992," Soviet rule seen through photos & video images [through 9/17].
Cooper-Hewitt 2 E. 91st St. (5th Ave.), 212-849-8400, www.si.edu/ndm Tues. 10-9; Weds.-Sat. 10-5; Sun. 12-5. $8, $5 st./s.c., child under 12 free. "Russel Wright: Creating American Lifestyle" celebrates inventor of name-brand marketing & modernist designer w/over 350 artifacts incl. furniture, drawings, tableware, photos & videos [through 9/15].
Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park Dock & Water Sts. (East River at the foot of the Bklyn Bridge), Weds.-Tues. 8-8. Free. "BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show," 20th anniversary feat. 30 works displayed by the water [through 9/2].
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl St. (Broad St.), 212-425-1778, www.frauncestavernmuseum.org Mon.-Fri. 10-4:45. $4, $2 st./sc., child. 6 & under free. "Surviving & Thriving During the Revolution: New York Battles Back," parallels are drawn between Revolutionary War & 9/11 [through 1/03].
Guggenheim Museum 1071 5th Ave. (89th St.), 212-423-3500, www.guggenheim.org Tues. & Sun. 9-6; Fri. & Sat. 9-8. $12, $8 st./sc., child. under 12 free. "Moving Pictures," photography, film & video from leading contemporary artists [through 1/12]. "Easyfun-Ethereal," Jeff Koons' recent paintings depict food, fashion & fun, inspired by ads & magazines [through 9/3].
Hirschl & Adler Galleries 21 E. 70th St. (Madison Ave.), 212-535-8810, www.hirschlandadler.com, Tues.-Fri. 9:30-4:45. Free. "Concentrations" focuses on different regions & periods in America through six different mediums, incl. crafts, photography & sculpture [through 9/13].
Jewish Museum 1109 5th Ave. (92nd St.), 212-423-3200, www.thejewishmuseum.org Mon.-Weds. 11-5:45; Thurs. 11-8; Fri. 11-3; Sun. 10-5:45. $8, $5.50 st./sc., child under 12 free. Pay-what-you-wish Thurs. after 5. "New York: Capital of Photography" chronicles the ever-changing culture of NYC in more than 100 pictures assembled from private & public collections [through 9/2]. "The City of K.: Franz Kafka & Prague," examines the impact the city had on the German Jewish writer's literature through photographs, manuscripts & books [through 1/5].
Jewish Theological Seminary 3080 B'way (122nd St.), 212-678-8082. Mon.-Fri. 9:30-5:30. Free. "Sanctuary & Synagogue" explores unique experience of Portuguese Jews who migrated to Amsterdam in the 16th century [through 12/8].
Lower East Side Tenement Museum 90 Orchard St. (Broome St.), 212-431-0233, www.tenement.org Call for times & prices. "All that Remains: The Sweatshop Poems of Morris Rosenfeld," installation uses scrolls & fabric remnants to highlight Rosenfeld's 19th-century poems on exploitation & poverty [through 8/18].
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave. (82nd.), 212-535-7710, www.metmuseum.org Sun., Tues.-Thurs. 9:30-5:30; Fri. & Sat. 9:30-9. $10, $5 st./s.c., child under 12 free w/adult. "Thomas Eakins," more than 150 paintings & photographs depict subjects from all walks of life [through 9/15]. "American Drawings & Watercolors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Highlights from the Collection, 1710-1890," 100 of the best commemorating publication of book w/the same name [through 10/6].
Museum of the City of New York 1220 5th Ave. (103rd St.), 212-534-1672, www.mcny.org Weds.-Sat. 10-5; Sun. 12-5; Tues. 10-2. $7, $4 st./s.c./child, $12 families. "A Community of Many Worlds: Arab Americans in New York City," 80 photos, books, costumes & textiles exploring immigration, identity & assimilation [through 9/1]. "The Last Days of Penn Station: Photographs by Aaron Rose" chronicles the demolition of the original hub in the 60s [through 10/6]. "Richard Rodgers' Broadway" showcases objects from composer's life & work [through 1/5].
Museum of Modern Art in Queens 33rd St. (Queens Blvd.) L.I. City, 212-708-9400. Thurs.-Mon. 10-5; Fri. 10-7:45. $12, $8.50 st./s.c., Fri. pay-what-you-wish after 4. "Tempo" explores different perceptions of time through five multimedia installations [through 9/9]. "AUTObodies: speed, sport, transport," museum's collection of cars from five decades [through 9/16]. "A Walk Through Astoria & Other Places in Queens," cinematic quality photographs from Swiss photographer Rudy Burckhardt [through 11/4]. "Family Picnic," workshops, activities, music & a bbq fun for the whole family [8/17, 5:30-7:30].
National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green (betw. State & Whitehall Sts.), 212-668-6624. Fri.-Weds. 10-5; Thurs. 10-8. Free. "Booming Out: Mohawk Iron Workers Build New York" shows the oft-forgotten contributions to the city made by Native Americans [through 10/2]. "Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art" incl. a variety of materials such as pottery, furniture & jewelry [through 3/15]. "All Roads Are Good: Native Voices on Life & Culture" displays more than 300 symbolic objects [permanent].
Neue Galerie New York 1048 5th Ave. (86th St.), 212-628-6200. Fri. 11-9; Sat.-Mon. 11-6. $7-$10. "New Worlds: German & Austrian Art, 1890-1940," wide range of media incl. drawings from Klimt & Schiele [through 9/1].
New Museum of Contemporary Art 583 B'way (betw. Houston & Prince Sts.), 212-219-1222. Tues.-Sun. 12-6; Thurs. 12-8. $6, $3 st./s.c., free for those under 18. Free Thurs. 6-8. "Hélio Oiticica," Brazilian artist's bedroom-size interactive environments, cherry-pick images from pop culture [through 10/13]. "Out of Site," fictitious architectural spaces & topographies reflect the influence of technology [through 10/13].
The New-York Historical Society 2 W. 77th St. (Central Park W.), 212-873-3400, www.nyhistory.org Tues.-Sun. 11-6. $5, $3 st./s.c., child 12 & under free. "Building on the Flatiron: The Centenary of a New York Icon" celebrates one of our oldest skyscrapers w/photos, drawings, paintings & memorabilia [through 9/1]. "The Angry Dove," collection of photos, videos, flyers & posters from nuclear disarmament demonstrations held 20 years ago at the UN & Central Park [through 9/2]. "Me, Myself & Infrastructure: Private Lives & Public Works in America," examination of civil engineering in NYC honors the 150th birthday of the American Society of Civil Engineers [through 9/15]. "The Games We Played" displays over 150 board games, many of which were manufactured here in the city, from 1865 to present [through 1/5]. "Presidential Manuscripts," series of exhibitions feat. one President at a time [long term]. "Twin Towers Remembered: The Photography of Camilo Jose Vergara" documents the towers, starting w/their construction in 1970 [through 10/20].
The New York Public Library's Humanities & Social Sciences Library Central Branch, 476 5th Ave. (42nd St.), 212-869-8089, www.nypl.org Tues. & Weds. 11-7:30; Thurs.-Sat. & Mon. 10-6. Free. "The Public's Treasures: A Cabinet of Curiosities," unique materials from the library's collection incl. a feng shui compass & Nathaniel Hawthorne's passport [through 8/24].
New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex, Grand Central Terminal, 42nd St. (Park Ave. S.), 212-878-0106. Mon.-Fri. 8-8; Sat. & Sun. 10-6. Free. "Elevated City: A History of the Els in New York," photographs from the end of the 19th & beginning of the 20th centuries [through 9/29].
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center 22-25 Jackson Ave. (46th St.), L.I. City, 718-784-2084, www.ps1.org Weds.-Sun. 12-6; $5, $2 st./sc. "Warm Up 2002" is back. Fifth-annual event boasting some of the best skilled DJs, Brooklyn Brewery beers & more hipsters than you can shake a stick at, happens outside in P.S.1's 40,000 sq. ft. architectural installation. This year's theme is "Playa Urbana/Urban Beach" & incl. showers, reflecting pools & a hot tub [Sats. 3-9, $6, through 8/31].
Queens Museum of Art New York City Bldg., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-592-9700, www.queensmuse.org Tues.-Fri. 10-5; Sat. & Sun. 12-5. Contrib. $5, $2.50 st./s.c., child. under 5 free. "Queens International," sculpture, photography & paintings taken from a selection of local artists [through 11/3].
Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art 495 B'way, 3rd. fl. (betw. Spring & Broome Sts.), 212-925-2035, www.swissinstitute.net Tues.-Sat. 11-6. Free. "Olaf Breuning," artist creates multimedia exhibit w/suggestive adverts & images from the entertainment world, thus blurring the line between fantasy & reality [through 8/17].
Whitney Museum of American Art 945 Madison Ave. (75th St.), 212-570-3676, www.whitney.org Tues.-Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 11-6; Fri. 1-9. $10, $8 st./s.c./groups of 10 or more; Fri. pay-what-you-wish 6-9 p.m. "Claes Oldenburg-Coosje Van Bruggen Drawings," largest-ever assembly of drawings from husband & wife team [through 9/15]. "What's New: Recent Acquisitions in Photography," images from 20th- & 21st-century artists acquired over past two years [through 9/22]. "The Paintings of Joan Mitchell," one woman's vision of Abstract Expressionism from latter half of 20th century [through 9/29].
Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris 120 Park Ave. (betw. 41st & 42nd Sts.), 917-663-2453, www.whitney.org Mon.-Fri. 11-6; Thurs. 11-7:30. Free. "Visions from America," over 150 photographs displaying American culture & sensibility [through 9/22]. "Michal Rovner: The Space Between," photography, films & videos that evoke an expatriate experience by Israeli-American artist [through 10/13].
Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History 15 W. 16th St. (5th Ave.), 212-294-8330. Sun., Tues. & Weds. 11-5; Thurs. 11-8. $6, $4 st./sc., child. under 5 free, Yeshiva Univ. st. free w/id. "Art Against Forgetting: Paintings by Leonard Meiselman," artist dissects his identity as a Jew & an American [through 10/13].
AXA Gallery 787 7th Ave. (51st St.), 212-554-4818, www.axa-art.com Mon.-Fri. 11-6; Sat. 12-5. Free. "Perfect Acts of Architecture," radical architectural drawings from 70s & 80s by Peter Eisenman, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, Thom Mayne & Bernard Tschumi, runs in association w/MoMA [opens 8/15, through 10/19].
China Brilliance Gallery 155 W. 72nd St. #703 (betw. B'way & Columbus Ave.), 646-295-5667. Weds.-Sat. 2-6. Free. "Gods in Gotham," collection of small paintings depicting Greek gods in New York City [opens 8/16 at 5, through 8/30].
Dumbo Waterfront Water St. (betw. Main & Dock Sts.), 212-206-6674. Tues.-Sun. 1-6. Free. "Consuming Places," video- & sound-installations connect historical aspects of New York City w/new technology [opens 8/15, through 10/27].
The Gallery at the Chelsea Eye 157 W. 19th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-727-3717. Mon.-Fri. 9-8, Sat. 9-1. "Contemporary Latin America," Andre Cypriano & Maria Elena Alvarez, from Brazil & Venezuela respectively, explore their homelands [opens 8/19, through 10/1].
Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art 495 B'way, 3rd. fl. (betw. Spring & Broome Sts.), 212-925-2035, www.swissinstitute.net Tues.-Sat. 11-6. Free. "Annemarie Schwarzenbach the Dark Years: 1937-1938," photographs documenting the despair felt in both Europe & America [opens 8/20, through 8/31].
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The House on 86th Street
Right of Nay
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