April 2020 The following conversation was produced by ArteEast, a leading New York-based not-for-profit organization founded in 2003 that is dedicated to engaging a growing audience with the contemporary arts from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and its diaspora. Through public programming, strategic partnerships, and dynamic online publications, ArteEast is a forum for […]
Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s (Grey Art Gallery, New York University and Hirmer Publishers, 2020) was published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name. Read the book’s introduction below. Introduction: “No Longer a Horizon, but Infinity,” by Suheyla Takesh, co-curator of the exhibition and curator at the Barjeel Art Foundation. […]
A Bridge Between You and Everything: A Group Exhibition of Iranian Women Artists On view: November 7–24, 2019 High Line Nine Galleries, 507 West 27th Street Curated by Shirin Neshat and organized by the Center for Human Rights in Iran Founded in 2008 and headquartered in New York, the Center is an independent, nonpartisan and […]
Fred W. McDarrah: Voice of the Village PRIDE: Photographs of Stonewall and Beyond by Fred W. McDarrah Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue Opens June 6, 2019 Click here for more information. Fred W. McDarrah, “Outside the Caffe Borgia, at MacDougal and Bleecker Streets,” 1966. Photo © Estate of Fred W. […]
Stonewall 50 at the New-York Historical Society Letting Loose and Fighting Back: LGBTQ Nightlife Before and After Stonewall By the Force of Our Presence: Highlights from the Lesbian Herstory Archives Say It Loud, Out and Proud: Fifty Years of Pride New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West May 24–September 22, 2019 Click here for more information. […]
“Nobody Promised You Tomorrow”: Art 50 Years After Stonewall Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway May 3–December 8, 2019 Click here for more information. Tuesday Smillie (American, born 1981). S.T.A.R., 2012. Watercolor, collage on board, 91/2 x 11 in. (24.1 x 27.9 cm). Courtesy of the artist. © Tuesday Smillie
Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue January 25, 2019–January 5, 2020 Click here for more information.
A Discerning Lens: Selections from the Fred W. McDarrah Gay Pride Photographs Collection NYU Kimmel Windows LaGuardia Place and West 3rd Street May 6 – June 30, 2019 Photo © Estate of Fred W. McDarrah. All Rights Reserved
Violet Holdings: LGBTQ+ Highlights from the NYU Special Collections at Bobst NYU Bobst Library 70 Washington Square South Ground floor April 22 – December 31, 2019 Gay and Lesbian Pulp Fiction Collection. Photo courtesy of Fales Library.
Wally Reinhardt reviewed in The New York Times the week of March 6, 2019.