Gone are the days where the good galleries are limited to the confines of Chelsea. Rising rent and limited space has blue chip and independent galleries alike moving to the extremities of Manhattan and even (brace yourself) as far as Brooklyn. Here’s a list of what’s on at galleries around the city.
1. “Make Me Feel Like A Woman” – Long Gallery
Now – November 13
This group exhibition is exploring notions of gender through the work of Linda Gallagher, Ted Partin, Daniela Puliti and Tiffany Smith.
2. “Past Present” – Elizabeth Dee Gallery
Now – October 22
The first in the gallery’s upcoming Research Series, “Past Present” explores the work of Annette Lemieux, whose work in the 1980’s coincided with the beginning of “picture theory.”
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3. Vittorio Brodmann – Gavin Brown’s Enterprise (Grand St.)
October 14 – November 13
Check out Vittorio Brodmann’s brightly colored work, full of looping abstraction and absurd figures in this solo show.
4. “Detected Reality” – Richard Taittinger Gallery
October 13 – November 27
This new show at LES stalwart Richard Taittinger features Russian duo Recycle Group, whose work utilizes industrial materials to explore issues of waste, consumption and other ails of modern civilization.
5. Benjamin Butler – Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery
October 21 – December 4
Get lost in Benjamin Butler’s hypnotic close-ups of nature in his forth exhibition at Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery.
6. “Trade Winds” – Casey Kaplan Gallery
October 27 – December 17
Hugh Scott-Douglas’ cyanotype prints have one foot in the past and the other in the present, using outmoded technology as the basis to create ghostly, beautiful images on textiles.
7. “Further Evidence – Exhibit B” – Galerie Lelong
October 21 – December 3
Galerie Lelong is partnering with P.P.O.W. to present Carolee Schneemann’s two-part solo exhibition; a meditation on bodies in captivity which features installations, film, and video work.
8. “Selected Works from The Democratic Forest” – David Zwirner Gallery
October 27 – December 17
David Zwirner is showing selections from photographer William Eggleston’s magnum opus, The Democratic Forest—a collection of 1980’s images of rural America and Eastern Europe.
9. Jon Pestoni – Real Fine Arts (Greenpoint)
Now – October 29
Jon Pestoni returns to Real Fine Arts for his second exhibition with the Greenpoint gallery, continuing to expand upon his wet-into-wet painting technique.
10. “TELEVISION” – 99 Cent Plus Gallery (Bushwick)
October 7 – December 18
Sarah Largess & B.Thom Stevenson are coming together to curate an enormous group show featuring the work of the likes of Chris Oh, Cali Thornhill DeWitt, Morgan Blair and more.
11. Coco Young – Interstate Projects (Bushwick)
October 21 – November 20
Interstate Projects is hosting photographer and filmmaker Coco Young, whose work uses light and collage-style composition to create compelling images.
Edited by Brianna Arrighi