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Past Exhibitions

  • Mamonova-Shikarioff exhibit

    Morningside Heights
    April 12th, 2016 - April 29th, 2016

    Tatyana and Gennady have worked together for many years.  They represent a non-conformist Russian movement which is alive and well not only in Russia but around the world.  Their art has been shown in Paris, Tokyo, Berlin, Accra, Moscow, Helsinki, Dehli, Puerto Plata, Istanbul, etc., and their work can be found in the collections of many diplomats.

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  • Young Jeong Sajin (The Funeral Portrait)

    Seward Park Library
    March 10th, 2016 - April 28th, 2016

    Young Jeong Sajin (The Funeral Portrait) crystallizes the complex human expressions of the over two hundred Korean-American seniors who have participated in Soi Park’s portrait service. This series brings to light the unique cultural tradition practiced in South Korea where memorial portraits of the elderly are joyfully prepared while the individual is still alive.Read More ›
  • Ner Beck: New York & Barcelona Street Art

    St. Agnes Library
    March 4th, 2016 - April 27th, 2016

    Ner Beck, who has over the years photographed found faces and reflections throughout NYC, recently spent some time in Barcelona with it’s vibrant street life with centuries of old layered architecture and art. Similarities and contrasts existing between these two cities should be of interest to anyone who enjoys visual strolling with a camera or just their eyes. Finding anthropomorphic faces on common objects where you never expected them to be is his passion and obsession. Also included in this exhibit are colorful prismatic reflections with layers of overlapping images that magically create ever-changing collages as you pass by. And a new series of images titled “Lost, Dropped & Discarded” has overhead photographs of various objects left behind by pedestrians on a background of city sidewalks and streets. Each of these colorful vignettes seems to have it’s own little story to tell the viewer about their unintentional appearance below our feet.

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    George Bruce Library
    March 1st, 2016 - April 14th, 2016

    The George Bruce Library and Manhattan Community Board 9 Arts & Culture Committee welcomes the multifaceted Brazilian born stellar Marcela Carvalho with her Illumination Birch series. The artist has exhibited her work at the museum Centro Cultural dos Correios in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Museum of Russian Art in Jersey City, NJ, ADA Galeria , Helsinki, Finland to name a few and public venues nationally and internationally.

    Illumination BIRCH reflects the beauty of nature, and the connection with us as one alike. We are all part of a forest in our unique own way. The BIRCH subject of attraction in the works displayed reflects the importance of being who we are. To accept and value our individuality and to stand out as a birch in this forest we live in. We are illumination, energy, love. 

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  • Robert A. Caro's "The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York"

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    January 23rd, 2016 - April 7th, 2016

    For more than a century, The New York Public Library’s world-renowned collections have inspired countless works of scholarship. Among them is author Robert A. Caro’s The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York, written during his residency at the Library in the early 1970s. Considered one of the most revealing biographies of the 20th century, The Power Broker tells the story of how urban planner Robert Moses radically transformed New York into the city we know today.Read More ›
  • Carla Lobmier | Scrolling Confluence: Supernova | Art Wall on Third Exhibition Series

    Mid-Manhattan Library
    January 14th, 2016 - April 6th, 2016

    The Art and Picture Collections present Scrolling Confluence: Supernova, as part of Art Wall on Third exhibition series, by artist and educator Carla Lobmier. This site-specific exhibition, a companion to Lobmier's Art in the Corner Room exhibition Scrolling Confluence, consists of ten vertical rice paper scrolls presented in diptych format. Each scroll is painted with watercolor, and the compositions feature graphite drawing woven into the bursting watercolor paint. 

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  • South Shore Artist Group Art & Poetry Exhibit

    Dongan Hills Library
    February 29th, 2016 - March 31st, 2016

    The South Shore Artist Group is proud to present an art and poetry exhibit in collaboration with the New York Public Library. This is a group effort to bring the community together. The exhibit will address the importance of women’s contribution in history and society and will present a body of works for display. Read More ›
  • From Governor's Island to Coney Island: Watercolor Paintings by James Langford

    Bloomingdale Library
    March 1st, 2016 - March 31st, 2016

    James Langford will have his watercolor paintings on display at the Bloomingdale Library for the month of March.

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  • Bobbi Beck: Facing Myself

    Grand Central Library
    January 6th, 2016 - March 30th, 2016

    An exhibit of autobiographical artworks  Read More ›
  • Joan Meyer: Paintings

    Ottendorfer Library
    February 2nd, 2016 - March 26th, 2016

    Joan Meyer is a New York City based artist who has been refining her style and skills for over 30 years. Her earliest artistic influence came from a combination of tutoring from her professional artist sister and learning basic woodworking from her father. This creativity was fed through a very active imagination and hours of exploration and invented games in the rich countryside, streams, and forests of upstate New York where she spent her childhood. 

    Meyer's work has been recognized in Art in America Magazine, The Miami Herald, Interview Magazine, South Florida Magazine, Time-Out New York, and Art & Antiques Collector's Sourcebook. She has won numerous awards and fellowships, had five solo shows, and has been in hundreds of group shows all over, and spoke as a guest artist at art schools and museums. Her work is in public and in many private collections. 

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