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Last Days of Hell Yes! by Tara Lewis at Lyons Wier Gallery

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If you are in the Chelsea area this weekend we highly recommend that you make your way over to Lyons Wier Gallery to see Tara Lewis‘ solo exhibition, Hell Yes! Featuring dynamic portraits teeming with youth and vitality, this exhibition truly does pop. However, underneath all the teen spirit Lewis has embedded an underlying message in Hell Yes! that addresses …

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Humanness. | Group Show at Lyons Wier.

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[dropcap]L[/dropcap]yons Wier’s new group show opened last Thursday. Entitled Humanness, the pieces range from an oil of Garfield clawing his way to the forefront of the painting, to a pair of glossy portraits of 18th century boys, to two ceramic jars encircled with images of “Penis Enlargement Cream.” Whatever aspect of ‘humanness’ you’re into, you’ll find something for you here.     Humanness …

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Peter Roux. | Suspension and Segment at Lyons Wier Gallery.

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If you are in the Chelsea area today be sure to stop Peter Roux‘s latest exhibition, Suspension and Segment at Lyons Wier Gallery. Featuring majestic clouds and sharp fields of blacked-out blocking, Roux’s pieces examines how we understand contemporary spatial language and image. Photos Courtesy of Elle Ambler. Suspension and Segment Lyons Wier Gallery | 542 West 24th Street June 8 …

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The Lovers at Lyons Wier.

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May is bringing a throng of brilliant new shows, one of them being James Gortner‘s The Lovers at Lyons Wier. Gortner’s first solo exhibition in New York City, The Lovers  is culmination of two years worth of work that is heavily inspired by his relationship with Carolina Palmgren–amongst other things. After taking in some of the work and marveling at Gortner’s technique, we …

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Brian Kirhagis. |x| Eastmen Collective. | presents FAFSA.

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TONIGHT! | Everyone’s a Critic. | David Lyle. | @LWGallery #DavidLyle #EveryonesACritic

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[dropcap size=small]D[/dropcap]avid Lyle‘s critically acclaimed solo exhibition premieres tonight at Lyons Wier Gallery. Everyone’s a Critic will feature new works by Lyle who is known for his scathing wit and playful sarcasm. It is Lyle’s third collaboration with Lyons Wier and looks to be the quintessential anti-art show, a must-see for those who refuse to take art seriously. Everyone’s a …

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The Recap About Nothing.

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]e have been to our fair share of openings this year but none were more electric than last week’s opening at Lyons Wier Gallery. The duo at Eastmen Collective teamed up with Wale to bring us The Exhibition About Nothing, a conceptual nod to the rapper’s upcoming project, The Album About Nothing, due out in March. The exhibition also coincided with …

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Happy Festivus! | The Exhibition About Nothing…

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Eastmen Collective is giving everyone an early Festivus present this year! The duo teamed up with Every Blue Moon and Wale to produce The Exhibition About Nothing. The exhibition will take place December 23rd (TOMORROW!) at Lyons Wier Gallery. Featured artists include Naturel, Jay West, Sue Tsai and more! The Exhibition About Nothing runs through January 5th. Doors open at …

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Salomon Faye Live at Somethin’ Jazz Club.

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Salomon Faye will be performing at Somethin’ Jazz Club on Friday Oct 3rd. Faye’s raw, DIY approach has taken a new turn of late. The rapper has ingeniously infused the elements of a live band into his most recent performances. We suggest you make time to stop by check out the new sound. In the meantime, check out some flashback footage …

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ONE NIGHT ONLY | The Illuzion presents QUEST.

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[dropcap size=small]Q[/dropcap]uiet Lunch Magazine and Eastmen Collective is joining forces with The Illuzion and Karmaloop to present QUEST, a one night only art and audio event that will feature work by Ryan Bock and a live performance from Salomon Faye. QUEST will begin at 6 pm at Lyons Wier Gallery. Attendees will also be able to check out Gordon Holden’s newest solo …

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TOMORROW! | PRO TEM Art Series. | 1 HOUR TALK.

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[dropcap size=small]Q[/dropcap]uiet Lunch and Eastmen Collective will be teaming up with Clocktower to present 1 HOUR TALK, an artist panel featuring Gordon Holden, Marjan Moghaddam and Noah Becker. Housed by Lyons Wier Gallery, the discussion will address  how a casual culture of instant gratification — spurred by the hyper-advancement of technology — has affected the distribution and overall consumption of …

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PRO TEM Art Series. |x| Gordon Holden. | 1 HOUR PHOTO.

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[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]he future takes too long. Humanity and technology is all about the ‘now’. The ‘now’ is forever. Gordon Holden understands the ‘now’ but he is also aware that it does not last forever. He also understands that our insatiable need for the ‘now’ has developed into a casual culture of instant gratification. In conceptual jest, Holden deconstructs the very fibers …

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PRO TEM Art Series. |x| Boris Bernard. | Barbaric YAWP.

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[dropcap size=small]Q[/dropcap]uiet Lunch is teaming up with The Eastmen Collective for yet another chapter in the PRO TEM Art Series. Featuring new works by mixed media collagist Boris Bernard, Barbaric | YAWP  is a vivid installation visually transcribes a dialogue between the resilient creative and the durable dogma of a structured, but hollow society. Boris Bernard is a young street artist whose …

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PRO TEM Recap. | Derek Weisberg. | Saving Face.

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]e recently wrapped up the first installation of our PRO TEM Art Series!  Saving | Face, featuring new works by Derek Weisberg, was on display at Lyons Wier Gallery from May 4th to May 6th and featured live performances by Camille Safiya and Deca–all three nights were sponsored by Heineken and 2o Grand Vodka. Festivities also included a custom …

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PRO TEM Art Series. | Saving Face. |x| Derek Weisberg.

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Quiet Lunch and The Eastmen Collective are teaming up to premiere a pop-up art series that redefines the consumption of art. Curated by our Editor in Chief Akeem K. Duncan and Perri “P.F” Dash, one-half of The Eastmen Collective, The PRO TEM Art Series will feature a series of young, burgeoning artists whose are worthy of their own place in the …

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Elder’s Play.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he first time we saw a piece from Jason Bard Yarmosky‘s Elder Kinder series, we were stunned. It was a fall afternoon at Lyons Wier Gallery in Chelsea and Yarmosky’s “Horse Feathers” (part of a group show) hung right near the gallery’s entrance, greeting visitors with its queer playfulness. The elderly woman’s seemingly surly demeanor matched with the frolicsome motif created a brilliant …

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Quiet Lunch Magazine ‡ May 3rd, 2013. – May 16th, 2013.

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With the month of April all sewn up, many of us are looking forward to a kinder May. A month that has its mind made up weather wise and doesn’t feel the need to torture us with schizophrenic cold snaps. This issue features our Editor at Large, Matia A. Guardabascio, having a great sitdown with poet, Amy Lawless. Jillian Nadell …

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Journey Through the Badlands.

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Curated by Derrick B. Harden, David Barnett, and David Chang, Badlands marks the first show at Poppington for the New Year. In conjunction with Lyons Weir Gallery, the Damon Dash owned factory will be featuring multimedia collective of works by Evan Brown, Greg Haberny, and Phil. Brown is a photographer who strives on Gotham subculture; Haberny is a maniacal multimedia …

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The Origins of the Nymphs. (Livestream)

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Our friends over at Lyons Weir Gallery are streaming an event today, and we thought we would share it with our readers. The gallery is featuring work from artist, Jeff Muhs, in a exhibition titled, The Origin of the Nymphs. So, it shouldn’t matter if you are too far away or too yellow too brace the cold, you partake in …

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A Journey to Rock Center.

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With most galleries easing their way from underneath the after effects of Hurricane Sandy, we were more than happy to see our friends over at Lyons Weir get back on their feet. Reemerging from their hiatus with a bang, the gallery debuted their exhibit for the talented Melodie Provenzano. Titled Rock Center, the show features a series of selected works from …

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Life with Derrick B. Harden.

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Rarely does one encounter a soul like Derrick B. Harden. Raised on the streets of Brooklyn, he is truly a master of his own destiny. He needs no wind in his sails for he is fueled by an innate drive that is unfounded in most. Currently the star curator at Lyons Weir Gallery, Harden is a modern day renaissance man. …