Monday, September 5, 2011

September 2011 - Fall Tour Schedule

Dear friends,

Welcome back from wherever you have been: summer homes, summer vacations or summer schedules.  The Fall Art Season is about to begin!

Fall 2011 Tours:
September   21 - Chelsea Galleries
September   28 - No class
October         5 - Midtown Galleries
October       12 - Upper Eastside Galleries
October       19 - NYU Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (Dura Europos)
October       26 - "Luminous Modernism," Scandinavia House, 58 Park Ave. and 38th St.
November     2 - The Museum of Art and Design on Columbus Circle
November     9 - "Fluxus" at the Grey Art Gallery
November   16 - "Fiber Future" at Japan Society
November   23 - No class
November   30 - "Real/Surreal" at the Whitney Museum
December     7 - "Maurizio Cattelan," The Guggenheim

Tours take place on Wednesdays from 1 to 3 pm. 
A series of 10 is $450.  A la carte is $50 each
Please make a reservation at
Thank you.

Additional opportunities:
Saturday, October 15 - The American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Saturday, October 29 - The Brooklyn Museum

Tuesday, October  18 - The Tannhauser Collection at the Guggenheim

TBA - Studio visit with Kathleen Gilje

September Closings: 
"Heads with Tails," Harris Lieberman, 508 West 26th St., through September 9.
"Sigmar Polke: Photoworks, 1964-2000," Leo Koenig, 545 West 23rd St., through September 10.
"Otherworldy: Optical Delusions and Small Realities," Museum of Arts and Design, through September 18.
"Night Vision: Photography After Dark," Metropolitan Museum of Art, through September 18.
"Breaking Ground: The Whitney's Founding Collection" and "More than That: Films by Kevin Jerome Everson," Whitney Museum, through September 18.
"I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing" and "Project 95: Runa Islam," Museum of Modern Art, through September 19.
"Ostalgia," New Museum, through September 25.
"Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore," The Jewish Museum, through September 25.
"Lee Ufan," Guggenheim Museum, through September 28.
"Pissarro's People," The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA, through October 2.

Beth's Fall Classes and Lectures:
American Art at Purchase on Wednesdays on Purchase College on campus (August 31 - December 14) and at RCC campus (September 12 - December 19), both are 6:30 to 9:30 or so.
Art and Culture on  Mondays and Wednesdays at Mercy College, Bronx Campus, 11:40  - 2:30.
"Masterpieces in the Musee du Louvre," Tuesday, November 29 at Alliance Francaise de Greenwich, 1:30 pm.  Please reserve through AF Greenwich.

Other Opportunities:
On September 18: Dr. Paul Werner will discuss his book Red Museum (The Orange Press, 2011) during the Brooklyn Book Festival.  Please check with Paul at Orange Press for details.

And for more about Paul's book please check out my new blog: Beth New York.

Best wishes for Labor Day and the new Fall Art Season,

Beth S. Gersh-Nesic
New York Arts Exchange