The DART Board: 11.28.2011

By Peggy Roalf   Tuesday November 29, 2011


Photographs by Lori Grinker from Distant Relations. Left: Former Jewish village of Seda, Mazeikiai, Lithuania. Right: Anthony Grinker’s memorabilia, Luxmi, Kwa Zulu, Natal, South Africa. Copyright and courtesy the artist.

Tuesday, November 29

Author talk, 7-9 pm: The Roebling Legacy by Clifford W. Zink, in conversation with Kriss Roebling. powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY. RSVP. Free.

Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Fedele Spadafora | Wonder Women. Rooster Gallery, 190 Orchard Street, NY, NY.

Wednesday, November 30

Opening reception, 6-9 pm: 22nd Annual Members Open. Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63rd Street, NY, NY. Free/cash bar.

Thursday, December 1

Museum as Hub presents, 7:00 pm:  Alpha’s Bet Is Not Over Yet | Steffani Jemison and Friends reading from current periodicals. The New Museum, 235 Bowery, opposite Prince Street, NY, NY. Information Free.

Opening reception, 6-8 pm: We would provide complete darkness, featuring works by Heike Baranowsky, Alejandro Cesarco, Sarah Hromack, Angie Keefer, Christoph Keller, Adam Kleinman, Kitty Kraus, Jorge Méndez Blake, Carsten Nicolai, Project Projects. Goethe-Institut, Wyoming Building
5 East 3rd Street (at Bowery), NY, NY.

Opening reception, 6-8 pm: School of Visual Arts presents Being American, featuring works by Susan Anderson; Sandow Birk; Steve Brodner; Edward Burtynsky; Jessica Craig-Martin; Andrea Gennari; Reiner Gerritsen; Bob Giraldi; Dustin Grella; Alfredo Jaar and David Levi Strauss; Shai Kremer; Christoph Niemann; Robert Priseman; Aurora Robson; Martha Rosler; Alix Smith; Charles Traub; Lane Twitchell; Type A; and Kehinde Wiley. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, NY, NY. Information.

Opening reception and artist talk, 7 pm: Lori Grinker | Distant Relations. Jewish Community Center, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, at 76th Street, NY, NY. RSVP. Free.

Opening reception, 6-8 pm: Generations VII | A biennial benefit exhibition and fundraising collaboration between A.I.R. Gallery & Women’s World Banking. A.I.R. Gallery, 111 Front Street, Suite 228, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY.

Book signing, 6-8 pm: Christian Patterson | Redheaded Peckerwood (Mack 2011). Dashwood Books, 33 Bond Street, between Lafayette and Bowery, NY, NY. Reserve a signed copy here.

Friday, December 1

The Center for Book Arts presents, 6-9 pm: Book Arts Lounge | Wearable Narratives with Shanna Yarbrough. The Center for Book Arts, 28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor, NY, NY. $10/$5. RSVP.

Opening reception, 6-7 pm: When Will We Grow Up? Featuring works by Robert Otto Epstein, Sascha Mallon, Rachelle Mozman, Ayala Mozman, Dolly Faibyshev, and Sasha Douglas. Finch & Ada Gallery, 9 N. Moore Street in Tribeca, NY, NY.


Slumburbia 2, a cheap, affordable newsprint version of David Sandlin’s 27-foot-long silk screenedd epic, Slumburbia. David will be at the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival this Saturday, appearing on a panel moderated by Myla Goldberg, with Gabrielle Belle and John Porcellino.

Saturday December 2

Desert Island, PictureBox and Bill Kartalopoulos present, noon-9 pm: The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival 2011. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 275 North 8th Street at Havemeyer, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Program events take place at Union Pool, 484 Union Avenue # A, Brooklyn, NY. Information. Directions.

Workshop, 1-4 pm: Puppet Making with Materials for the Arts and Melissa Sweet. Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63rd Street, NY, NY. Tickets $30/$15/$10.

Monday, December 5

The Aperture Foundation, the Vera List Center for Art and Politics and the Photography Program at Parsons The New School for Design present a special screening of The Forgotten Space, a film by Allan Sekula and Noël Burch, followed by a conversation with Sekula. The New School, Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street, NY, NY. Free.

Open call for the Camera Club of New York 2012 Darkroom Residency Program Deadline: December 5, 2011, 11:59pm. CCNY invites emerging photographers living in New York City to apply for the 2012 Darkroom Residency Program. Information.

This Week’s DART Picks:

Thursday, December 1, 5:30-7:30 pm: Opening reception, Lynn Geesaman. Robert Koch Gallery, 49 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA.

Thursday, December 1, 5-7 pm: Opening reception, Alex Webb: The Suffering of Light. Stephen Bulger Gallery, 1026 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON.

Saturday, December 3, 5-7 pm: Opening reception, Illustration Celebration, featuring works by Guy Billout, James Grashow, and Jahmane West. 22 Haviland Street Gallery, #22 Haviland Street Norwalk, CT. (it's the seventh 19th c. house on the right). 203-852-6727

Saturday, December 3, 4-6 pm: Opening reception, Edmund Teske | Portraits; Julian Wasser | Los Angeles. Artist introduction to their work by Teske and Wasser at 3:45 pm. Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Bldg. B3, Santa Monica, CA. Presented in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980.

Sunday, December 4, 2-5 pm: Holiday Pet Shoot | The cost of a portrait (with or without your pet) is $10; you will receive a Polaroid print to take home and a digital copy via e-mail. Cats 2 -4 pm; Dogs 4-5 pm. Please call ahead for chickens, rabbits, reptiles and fish. Photographic Center NW. 900 12 Avenue, Seattle, WA.  Information.