Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Fall into Fall: September 2017 Newsletter

Clarity Haynes and Beth Gersh-Nesic in front of Robin, 2015

New York Arts Exchange Fall Exhibitions - 
September and October 2017 

NYAE is proud to present two curatorial projects that bring attention to "Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October)":

Clarity Haynes: Bearing Witness, The Breast Portrait Project, 1998 - Present
Payne Gallery, Moravian College, 346 Main Street,  Bethlehem, PA 18018
September 7-October 15, 2017


An Exhibition In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A group show with over 15 artists
SIA Gallery, 1 South Division Street, Peekskill, NY 10566
October 7 - 29, 2017
Opening: Saturday, October 7th, 3 - 6 pm
Closing with Performance and Panel Discussion: Sunday, October 29, 3 - 5 pm
Gallery Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 12 - 5 pm
Dedicated to SISTAAH: Survivors Inspiring Sisters Through Art and Advocacy for Health

We know that Bethlehem, PA is far, so we hope you will join us in Peekskill on October 7th as we celebrate the female breast in all its beauty and power!
Please save the date and look for other announcements related to the exhibition.

Florine Stettheimer, Self-Portrait with Palette and Faun, c. 1915

September-Early October exhibitions closings:

Jewish Museum: Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, through September 24th. 
(NB: Stettheimer's Cathedral Series is still at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, eight blocks down Fifth Avenue, and the Stettheimer Dollhouse is still at the Museum of the City of New York, ten blocks north on Fifth Avenue, on display.)

Hilary Knight, Eloise for the Plaza Menu, 1957-8

New York Historical Society: Eloise at the Museum, through October 9th.  Absolutely delicious!  A must-see.

Richard Gerstl, Semi-Nude Self-Portrait, 1902-4

Neue Galerie: Richard Gerstl, through September 25.   Excellent!

Robert Rauschenberg, Monogram, 1955-59

Museum of Modern Art: Robert Rauschenberg Among Friends, through September 17th.
Outstanding - I went a few times and will return before it's gone.  Loved the modern dance videos and E.A.T. (Experiments in Art and Technology) installation.

Beth's courses at Purchase College this Fall: "Realism in Art" and "Modernism, Media and the Middle Class."  Wednesday evening, 7 - 10 pm; Thursday evening, 6:30-9:50 pm, respectively.
Consult the Purchase College, School of Liberal Studies, to audit: www.purchase.edu

Best wishes for Fall 2017!

Beth S. Gersh-Nesic, Ph.D.
Director and owner
New York Arts Exchange, LLC

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