In the warm up to Art Basel Miami Beach, Artlog will be hosting our annual pre-Miami Collectors Party at the Chelsea Museum this Thursday, November 18. Mix with the New York art scene movers and shakers for an evening of complimentary cocktails and dancing -- to music by The Misshapes and fashion duo Timo Weiland & Alan Eckstein. The event is presented by ZYNC from American Express, and supported by BULLDOG Gin, Coruba Rum, Grolsch and Perrier.
If you're in the mood to give a little more this week, check out the RxArt Benefit on Monday Nov 15 at The Art Directors Club and Girls Just Want to Have Funds at The PPOW Gallery in Chelsea on November 16 and 18.
This week we also peek into the Latin American art world at PINTA NY and related events, what's happening on the Brooklyn scene and a spotlight on some solo shows opening around town. For a taste, please check out our slideshow:
Come join us at the Artlog annual Pre-Miami Collectors Party that brings together museum groups, gallerists, collectors, writers, tastemakers and Artlog members for a one-night celebration in NYC. Music will be provided by The Misshapes and fashion duo Timo Weiland & Alan Eckstein, with a complimentary bar by BULLDOG Gin, Coruba Rum, Grolsch and Perrier. Finally, end the night with our very own Shake Shack! The night is presented with the support of ZYNC from American Express.
This week sees the opening of PINTA NY showcasing the best of modern and contemporary Latin American art. The three-day event opens on November 12th at Pier 92. ACP members receive 50% off ticket prices for the duration of the show, just another great reason to join! Coinciding with the fair are a host of shows at the El Museo Del Barrio, Americas Society and galleries around Chelsea.
Gallery-hopping in Brooklyn is a journey for discovering new work by up-and-coming artists. For a taste, check out Sew Draw featuring Brooklyn based artists Richie Lasansky and Allison Read Smith at Pandemic Gallery, as well as Jonathon Keats: Pornography for God...and Pornography for Plants at Louis V E.S.P, both opening on Friday Nov 12th. The Invisible Dog Art Center is presenting a group show titled What is the Where?, which opens with a party on Saturday, November 13th.
A number of interesting solo shows open this week and we have highlighted just three to whet your appetite. Both opening on Nov 11th, Heather L. Johnsons show of embroideries, watercolors and text-based wall drawing is presented by Christina Ray and the delicate cut paperwork of Chinese artist Lu Shengzhong is being shown at Chambers Fine Art. On Friday Nov 12th, an exhibition of dramatic sculptures by Sergei Isupov opens at Barry Friedman Ltd.
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