Continuing through December 20: The Center for Book Arts Celebrates 40 Years, with exhibitions that characterize the influence of an organization that promotes active explorations of both contemporary and traditional artistic practices related to the book as an art object. This weekend, founder Richard Minsky offers a Master Class that will cover imagery, text, intention, architectural, haptic, temporal, material, referential, metaphoric and other aspects of the book as an object. Information. The Center for Book Arts, 27 West 28th Street, third floor, NY, NY.
Tuesday, October 21- Thursday, October 24 The Platinum and Palladium Photography Symposium. Workshops, lectures, tours of collections at the National Gallery of Art, the Library of Congress, and National Museum of American History. I nformation. National Museum of the American Indian, Fourth Street and Independence Avenue S.W., Washington, DC.
Thursday, October 23 Opening day: Prospect 3 | New Orleans Biennial. Various locations, New Orleans, LA. Continues through January 25, 2015. Information.
Will Ryman, Icon, 2011, at Prospect 3/New Orleans Biennal
Thursday, October 23-Sunday, October 26 Medium Festival of Photography \ keynote: Duane Michals. Workshops, lectures, exhibitions and portfolio reviews. Information.
Thursday, October 23-Sunday, October 26 FIAC | Contemporary Art Fair. Grand Palais, 3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris. Information.
Wednesday, October 22- October 28 Visionaire and Samsung Galaxy present: John Baldessari | Visionaire 64 ART. Information. The Chrysler Building, East 42nd Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues, NY, NY.
Tuesday, October 21, 6-11 pm: Open Road: Aperture Foundation’s 2014 Benefit Party, an evening of art and entertainment in tribute to Robert Frank. Information. Terminal 5, New York, NY. Tickets. Online bidding.
Wednesday, October 22-October 28 Visionaire and Samsung Galaxy present: John Baldessari |Visionaire 64 ART. Information. The Chrysler Building, East 42nd Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues, NY, NY.
Friday, October 24, 6-11 pm Photo Center NW presents: Connect the Dots | 2014 Benefit Auction. 415 Westlake, 415 Westlake Avenue N, Seattle, WA. To be notified if tickets become available, Nichole DeMent at email@example.com or (206) 720-7222 x19.
Tuesday, October 21
Artist talk, 5:30 pm: Richard Renaldi. Center for Creative Photography, 1030 North Olive Road, Tucson, AZ. Information.
Artist Talk, 5:30 pm: David Maisel | Black Maps. University of New Mexico Art Museum, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Information.
Tina Barney, from Silver Summers, opening this week at Janet Borden.
Wednesday, October 22
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Tina Barney | Silver Summers Janet Borden, 580 Broadway, NY, NY.
Book signing, 7 pm: Fernando Botero | Bullfight. MoMA Design and Book Store, 11 West 53rd Street, NY, NY. RSVP.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Fierce Creativity | curated by Chuck Close and Jennifer Craig-Martin, a benefit for Artists for Peace and Justice. Information. Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: John Baldessari | Movie Scripts/Art. Marian Goodman Gallery, 24 West 57th Street, NY, NY.
The ICP Lecture series presents, 7 pm: Lucas Foglia. The ICP School, Shooting Studio, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, NY, NY. Tickets/$15.
Andy Warhol in Tehran, unidentified photographer.
Thursday, October 23
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Bryan Graf | Prismatic Tracks. Yancey Richardson, 525 West 22nd Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Ansel Adams | Classic Images. Robert Mann, 525 West 26th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Marina Abramovi | Generator. Sean Kelly Gallery, 475 Tenth Avenue, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Ursula von Rydingsvard | Permeated Shield. Galerie Lelong, 526 West 26th Street, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Mayumi Lake | Latent Heat. Miyaio Yoshinaga Gallery, 547 West 27th Street, NY, NY.
Opening day: Chuck Close | Portraits of Artists. Information. Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, third floor, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Abelardo Morell | Some Recent Pictures. Edwynn Houk Gallery, 745 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY.
Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Andy Warhol | Early Pop Drawings. Hirschl & Adler, 730 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY.
Lecture, 6 pm: Andy Warhol in Tehran | Bryan Waterman Associate Professor of English, NYU; Visiting Associate Professor of Literature and Program Head for Literature, NYUAD. NYU \ Abu Dhabi, 19 Washington Square North, NY,NY. Register/Free
Opening day: Arnold Newman | Master Class. Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA.
Robert Whitman, Prince, 1977, from an exhibition opening this week.
Friday, October 24
Master Faculty Fellow, artist talk, 6:30 pm: Richard Minsky | Material Meets Metaphor. The works in this mini-retrospective exhibit on view, Richard Minsky's "Material Meets Metaphor," highlights methodology in book arts that has evolved over the last four decades. The power of Richard Minsky's work comes from his ability to embrace seemingly opposite traditions and unite them in aesthetically-pleasing objects. In conjunction with Notes, an exhibition of his work currently on display. The Center for Book Arts, 28 West 27thStreet, third floor, NY, NY. Information. Donation $10/$5..
Slideshow and book launch, 6 pm: Michelle Frankfurter | Destino. Information. Bronx Documentary Center, 614 Courtlandt Avenue at 151st Street, Bronx, NY.
Saturday, October 25
Presentations and readings, 3 pm: Reflections on the Photography Workshop Series | Larry Fink, Alex Webb, and Rebecca Norris Webb. Q&A follows. Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, 527 West 27th Street, NY, NY. Information. Donation/ $5.
Opening reception, 6-9 pm: Robert Whitman | Prince ’77 and After Hours. Information. Douglas Flanders & Associates, 818 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN.
Artist talk, 2 pm: Jessica Todd Harper. Information. SF Camerawork, 1011 Market Street, San Francisco, CA.