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A School for Rebels. | New York Studio School.

In by Alexandra Fanning

ummer in New York is the time for group shows, and at the New York Studio School, the Annual Alumni Exhibition is not-to-be-missed. This year’s exhibition has been juried and then curated by Florence Lynch of Elizabeth Dee Gallery, Anders Bergstrom of Hauser & Wirth, Steven Harvey of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects and Jennifer Samet of Eric Firestone Gallery, …

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Cabinets de Curiosités. | Peter Opheim at ROODGALLERY.

In The Menu, Visual Artsby Alexandra Fanning

Red Hook’s newest gallery space, ROODGALLERY, has recently transformed into a fantastical shop-like space for strange figurines and looming paintings of unearthly creatures. Wunderkammer, a solo presentation of abstract-turned figurative painter Peter Opheim, utilizes the gallery’s unconventional space to transform into a fictional cabinets de curiosités incorporating Opheim’s monumental oil paintings with corresponding figurative sculptures. Quirkily presented within custom, handmade wooden vitrines, the space …

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Exploring Nature with Castor Gallery.

In The Menu, Visual Artsby Alexandra Fanning

f you haven’t been wandering the Lower East Side Galleries, you may have missed something special at Castor Gallery on Broome Street. Nature, an exhibition of new work from Jeanette Hayes, Michael Manning, Austin Lee, Patrick Jacobs, Robert Lazzarini and Jonas Lund, explores art practice rooted in mathematics, algorithms, code and modern technology which continue to push the barrier on …

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Art in the Aftermath of Economic Crisis. | Dimitrios Antonisis at ROOD Gallery.

In by Alexandra Fanning

ast weekend, the newly established ROODGALLERY, Red Hook, opened its inaugural show, Fracture, with the work of prolific Greek artist Dimitrios Antonisis. Guests packed the chic design space to witness a panel discussion with the artist and economics expert on the Euro Crisis, Chris Marsh, moderated by Cultured Magazine Editor-at-Large Katy Dimaond Hamer. After the talk, the fashionable European set …