The ARTINFO 100: Our Selection of Notable NYC Art Openings and Events This Week

The ARTINFO 100: Our Selection of Notable NYC Art Openings and Events This Week
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Skin Deep: The Myth of the Artist Revealed through the Female Nude,” at MoMA, 3:30 PM
11 West 53rd Street, Midtown

Projects 98: Slavs and Tatars, at MoMA, 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11 West 53rd Street, Midtown West

Emily Stedman: Relationships Undressed, at M55 Art, 5 - 8 PM
44-02 23rd Street, Queens

Cynthia Lawson Jaramillo: Slow Landscapes,at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
144 West 14th Street, Manhattan

Screening: “Empire Records,” at SummerScreen, 6 PM
McCarren Park, Williamsburg

"Black Beach,” at White Box (WBX Bowery), 6 - 10 PM
329 Broome Street, RSVP at rsvp[at]occulter[dot]org, Lower East Side

“All-Night Bookstore,” at Peanut Underground, 6 - 8 PM
215 East 5th Street, East Village

Vibrant Intersections,at 443 PAS Kevin M. Absec Designs, Inc., 6 - 8 PM
443 Park Avenue South, Suite 604, Midtown East

Talwst: “Death of Swag,” at Fuse Gallery, 7 - 10 PM
93 Second Avenue, East Village

Kurt Walters, at Michael Mut Gallery, 6 - 8 PM
97 Avenue C, East Village

The Self-Portrait Project: 4 x 4, at Brooklyn Art Library, 6 - 9 PM
103A North 3rd Street, Williamsburg

Performance: Catherine Gallant: “Overlove/Underpass,” at Chashama (Anita's Way),
6 - 7 PM
4 Times Square, Midtown

Panel Discussion: “Art and The Environment,” at Nicholas Cohn Art Projects, 6 - 9 PM
26-15 Jackson Avenue, Queens

SUMMER SALON: “Perspective Coward,” Created by Laura Caufield, at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Plaza Level Lobby, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
40 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West Side

“Brooklyn Lifestyle Destination,” at Naula Workshop (Showroom),
7 - 10 PM
349 Suydam Street, 3rd Floor, Bushwick

Yeasayer with Daedelus, at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Doors at 8 PM
66 North 6th Street, Williamsburg

Outdoor Cinema: “Certified Copy,” at Socrates Sculpture Park, 7 PM
32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Astoria

Workshop Production: “You For Me For You,” at TBG Theatre, 7:30 PM
312 West 36 St, 3rd Floor, Midtown

SummerStage: Koresh Dance Company, at Rumsey Playfield, 8 - 10 PM
Central Park, Manhattan

Opening reception: C. Zar, at 12feet12inches Gallery @ White Rabbit, 8 PM
145 East Houston Street, Lower East Side, RSVP at 2feet12inches[at]gmail[dot]com

Closing reception: “Lost Mirrors,” at Con Artist, 8 PM
119 Ludlow Street, Basement, Lower East Side

Summer on the Hudson: Movies Under the Stars presents “Triplets of Belleville,” at Pier 1, 8 - 10:30 PM
Hudson River Park, Manhattan

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra: Schubert’s “Great” Symphony, at Avery Fisher Hall, 8 PM
132 West 65th Street, Upper West Side

UglyRhino’s Micro-Season, at Brooklyn Lyceum, 8 PM
227 Fourth Avenue, Park Slope

The Battle of the Artists: Conartist vs. Conartist, at WIP, 9 PM
34 Vandam Street, Greenwich Village


Sonya Schönberger: “Anton,” at Artists Alliance Inc. (CUCHIFRITOS gallery/project space), 4 - 6:30 PM
120 Essex Street, Lower East Side

John Zorn Improv Night: A Stone Benefit, at The Stone, 8 PM
Avenue C and Second Street, Lower East Side

MoMA Nights with Ulrich Ziegler, at the MoMA Sculpture Garden, 5:30 - 8 PM
11 West 53 Street, Midtown West

“The Double Dirty Dozen (& Friends),” at Freight + Volume, 6 - 9 PM
530 West 24th Street, Chelsea

DVD Dead Drop, at the Museum of the Moving Image, 6 - 8 PM
36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria

“Counting Sheep and Cutting Roots”: New Work by Anthony Iacono and Simon Ko, at Littlefield, 6 PM
622 Degraw Street, Gowanus

Open Rehearsal with Rebecca Patek, at Museum of Arts and Design, 6 PM
2 Columbus Circle, Columbus Circle

Syfy Movies With A View: “The Big Chill,” at Harbor View Lawn, 6 PM
Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO

Screening: Jaime Davidovich, at Churner and Churner, 6:30 PM
205 Tenth Avenue, Chelsea

Syndicate Gallery Opening + a Party/Fundraiser at Bitmap, at Bitmap Creative Labs, 7 - 11 PM
175 Powers Street, Bushwick

BrooklyNites Jazz: Antoine Drye, at the Brooklyn Museum, 7 PM
200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights

NURTUREart: Lawn School, in Tompkins Square Park, 7 - 9 PM
Tompkins Square Park, East Village

Adam Green: “Houseface,” at The Hole, 7 - 9 PM
312 Bowery, The Bowery

Free Pussy Riot Public Reading, at Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel, 7:30 PM
20 West 29th Street, Midtown West
“On the eve of the announcement of the verdict in the Pussy Riot trial, Amnesty International hosts a protest in the form a celebrity reading of the women’s final courtroom statements. Readers include Chloe Sevigny, Eileen Myles, Karen Finley, Johanna Fateman, and Mx. Justin Vivian Bond.” - Sara Roffino

Target Free Thursdays: Fordham Alumni Theater: “Turn of the Screw,” at David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, 7:30 PM
61 West 62 Street, Upper West Side

Opening: “480 Pixels - An Exhibition of BrooklynVegan’s Music Photography,” with Screaming Females, Hunters and Heliotropes, at 92YTribeca, 9 PM
200 Hudson Street, Tribeca
“Perhaps no other music blog has photographed the contemporary NYC music scene as thoroughly as BrooklynVegan, which launched in 2004. Most of the work by the over a dozen contributing photographers in "480 Pixels" has never been viewed beyond that size, the restricted limit of the blog's format. Appropriately, the opening is accompanied by an indie rock show, with Screaming Females, Hunters, and Heliotropes. (The opening is free, the concert is $12).” - Allison Meier

FRIDAY, 8/17

Jean-Michel Othoniel: “My Way,” at the Brooklyn Museum, 11 AM - 6 PM
200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights

Battery Dance Company Downtown Dance Festival, at One New York Plaza, 12 - 2 PM
Water and Whitehall streets, Lower Manhattan

DUMBO Summer Friday, under the DUMBO Archway, 2 - 9 PM
Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, Brooklyn

Creative Time Artist Sandcastle Competition, at Rockaway Beach, 2 - 9 PM
86th Street at the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, Brooklyn
“Creative Time alleviates the pressure of choosing between art and the beach with their inaugural sandcastle competition in Rockaway. Artists including Dustin Yellin, Kenya, Ricci Albenda, Mary Mattingly, and William Lamson, who will compete for the winning castle until 6 PM, when the party moves from beach to the boardwalk.” - Sara Roffino

Open Lab, at Reverse Space, 5 - 9 PM
28 Frost Street, Williamsburg

Mostly Mozart: Bird Walk, in Central Park, 5:30 PM
Central Park West at 72nd Street, Upper West Side

Mark Magidson and Ron Fricke "SAMSARA," at New York Open Center, 6 - 8:45 PM
22 East 30th Street, Second Floor, Midtown East

Encuentro NYC presents: Vallenato in New York, and other Caribbean sounds from Colombia, at le Poisson Rouge, 6 PM
158 Bleecker Street, Greenwich Village

Takao Sakata: “Anti-Glass Works 2012,” at AG Gallery - About Glamour, 12 - 8 PM
107A North 3rd Street, Williamsburg

Gamelan Bunga Kota, Freedom Journey with the Gamelatron and Kiana Love, 6 PM & 9 PM
135 Plymouth Street #209, DUMBO

Robert Hickerson: “Debasement,” at AMO Studios, 6 - 9 PM
55 Waterbury Street, Bushwick

Screening with Director David Cronenberg: “Cosmopolis,” at Film Society of Lincoln Center, 6:30 & 9:15 PM
Lincoln Center, Upper West Side
“Adapted from a Don Delillo novel, Cronenberg’s latest dystopian odyssey boats all three the ingredients for filmic greatness -- sex, violence, and Robert Pattinson -- in generous portions.” - Chloe Wyma   

Target Passport Fridays: Dominican Republic, at Queens Museum of Art, 6:30 - 10 PM
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

SummerStage 2012: WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company, at East River Park Bandshell, 7 - 10 PM
East River Park, Manhattan

Kitchen Table Coders Presents: Learn to Code From an Artist, at New Museum, 7 PM
235 Bowery, The Bowery

“Green Teeth: Paintings by Ginny Casey, at Culture Room, 7 - 10 PM

163 Starr Street, No. 4L, Bushwick

Permanent Wave Fest 2012, at Death by Audio, 8 PM
49 South 2nd Street, Williamsburg

Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble: “Carmen,” at East 13th Street Theatre, 8 PM
136 East 13th Street, East Village

Rooftop Films: “Love Story, at Open Road Rooftop, 8 PM
350 Grand Street, Lower East Side

Ghostbusters: Minions of Gozer – Live Shadowcast, at IFC Center, 12:20 AM
323 Sixth Avenue, West Village


Jazz Age Lawn Party, at Governors Island, 11 AM - 5 PM
Governors Island, New York Harbor

Walt L. Shamel Community Garden Annual Art on Dean, at Walt L. Shemal Garden, 1 PM
Dean Street between Bedford and Franklin avenues, Brooklyn

4th Annual Soap Box Derby, at Open Source Gallery, 12 PM
306 17th Street, Park Slope

Tales of Social Activism, at Museum of the City of New York, 2 PM
1220 Fifth Avenue, East Harlem
“New York didn’t wait until the ‘70s to become a locus of public protest for universal suffrage, civil, and women’s rights. In fact, it didn’t even wait until the advent of photography, as the artifacts on display — some from the 17th century — seem to attest in this exhibition. The tradition continues into the present day as the museum invites New Yorkers to share a photograph or personal story about their own experiences with social action.” - Reid Singer

Closing reception: “Going Green II,” at Crossing Art Gallery, 3 - 5 PM
136-17 39th Avenue, Queens

OurGoods Workshop: Barter: Theory and Practice, at Eyebeam: Art and Technology Center, 3 - 5 PM
540 W 21st Street, Chelsea

PS1: Warm Up: Floating Points, Jacques Greene, Secret Circuit, Hieroglyphic Being, at MoMA PS1, 3 PM
22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City

“Paint and Fiber,” at Noho Gallery, 4 - 6 PM
530 West 25th Street, Chelsea

Book Launch: “Leg City,” at Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, 6 - 8 PM
87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton

John Gossage and Kazuo Kitai, at Harper's Books, 6 - 8 PM
87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton

“She Sells Seashells by the Seashore,” at QF Gallery, 5 - 8 PM
98 Newtown Lane, East Hampton

Screening: “Band of Outsiders,” at MoMA, 7 PM
11 West 53rd Street, Midtown West

FringeNYC: “Oasis- Everything you ever wanted to know about the Middle East but were afraid to dance,” at Theatre 80, 7 PM
80 Saint Marks Place, East Village

SOFTROCK, at 1:1, 7 - 9 PM
121 Essex Street, 2nd Floor, Lower East Side

Lecture: “The Fall of the American Movie Palace, at The Observatory, 7:30 PM
543 Union Street, Gowanus

FISHBOWL: a submersive art experiment and inquiry into co-creation, at Soho Loft, 8 - 10 PM
423 Broome Street, Apt 2, Soho
“Visitors to this one-night art event are asked to wear white and bring an iPod or other music player with headphones to interact with the video environment by artist A. Bonnel. 'Fishbowl' is 'designed to engulf and disable the hyper-conscious mind via selection and participation' with each viewer choosing a soundtrack for their experience. Visitors can return to their hyper-conscious states at the after party featuring DJ Sweets.” - Allison Meier

Under Construction Series: Helga Davis, at Park Avenue Armory, 8 PM
643 Park Avenue, Upper East Side

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot: “Coriolanus,” at Municipal Parking Lot, 8 PM
Corner of Ludlow and Broome streets, Lower East Side

Rooftop Films: Rooftop Shots, at Old American Can Factory, 8 PM
232 Third Street, Gowanus

Willie Colon: “La Historia,” at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, 8 PM
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, The Bronx

Open Ocean,” at Secret Project Robot, 9 PM
389 Melrose Street, Bushwick

Auditorium: A Night for Lovers of Ambient Music, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 9 PM - 2 AM
626 Bushwick Avenue, Bushwick
“No verses, no chorus, and no bridge. Just slow electroacoustica and solid ambient jams performed live by genre veterans including Dok Gregory and Greg Heffernan. That the event should also offer mountains of rugs and seas of pillows makes it pretty much impossible to resist.” - Reid Singer

Tabula Rasa,” at Curious Matter, 3 - 6 PM
272 Fifth Street, Jersey City

“Barbara Russell: Harlem Doodles to Dabeat,” at PS175 Playground, 4 PM
135th Street between Lennox and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevards, Harlem

SUNDAY, 8/19

Last Chance: “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations,” at Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
1000 Fifth Avenue, Upper East Side
“Don’t miss this sartorial tennis match between two great signoras of wacky, surrealistic Italian fashion.” - Chloe Wyma

The French Old Wave: “Hôtel du Nord,” at Film Forum, 1 & 8:30 PM
209 West Houston Street, West Village

Chris Raddatz. Dance Theater: “Coming Home,” at Theater for the New City, 2 PM
155 First Avenue, East Village

FringeNYC: “Art for Sale,” at Cherry Lane Theatre, 2:35 PM
38 Commerce Street, West Village

Screening: “Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow,” at Symphony Space, 6 PM
2537 Broadway, Upper West Side

New York Baroque Incorporated, at le Poisson Rouge, 7:30 PM
158 Bleecker Street, Greenwich Village


MONDAY, 8/20

Marie Vic: “Fly,” at site95 (Launch F18), 6 - 8 PM
373 Broadway, 6th Floor, Tribeca

Jacob Williams: “ugly sticks,” at Orchard Windows Gallery, 6 - 9 PM
37 Orchard Street, Chinatown/Lower East Side

Summerstage: Araabmuzik, Flosstradamus, Teengirl Fantasy, Nick Hook, at East River Park, 6 - 9 PM
Montgomery Street to East 12th Street, FDR Drive, Manhattan

Screening: “Little Birds,” at Knitting Factory, 8 PM
361 Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg



Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: “Do the Right Thing,” at Sheep Meadow, 6:30 PM
Central Park, Manhattan

“Looking into the Light,” at CultureFix, 7 - 10 PM
9 Clinton Street, Lower East Side

GO Brooklyn Art BUSHWICK Artist & Voter Meet Up, at the Paper Box, 7 - 10 PM
17 Meadow Street, Bushwick

Elastic City Walk: Fabstractions, at Prospect Park, 8:30 PM
43 Lincoln Road, Brooklyn

The Dance Cartel: “OntheFloor,” at Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel, 9 PM
20 West 29th Street, Midtown West
“Dance Cartel returns their ‘OntheFloor’ to Liberty Hall, an interactive experience where the audience surrounds the pounding performers and smoke machines churn in the corners. Choreographer Ani Taj Neimann was inspired by a research trip to Brazil to create this feverish dance event, with an enthusiasm and energy that’s so contagious, you’ll find yourself dancing along with the glitter-eyed performers.” - Allison Meier