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18 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, May 4, 2013
2:30 p.m.Tamara Gonzales and Sharon Butler - An Artist Dialogue Series Event
Artist Tamara Gonzales and writer and artist Sharon Butler discuss the ideas behind Gonzales’s paintings and her pinkpurple Tumblr site pinkpurplefeeder.tumblr.com, her site-specific installation for Art in The Corner Room and the Art in the Windows exhibition Play Button featuring a collection of artists' books and zines by Brian Belott, Pam Butler, Tamara Gonzales, Maggie Lee, Craig Olson, and Elisa Soliven. The zine party follows the audience Q&A. PINKPURPLE (detail), 2012-2013. Spray pa…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, June 1, 2013
2:30 p.m.An Artist Dialogue Series Event - Elizabeth Felicella and George Stolz
FREE - The Corner Room Doors open at 2:00 p.m. Classon Point Branch Library, Bronx, NY. From Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City's Branch Libraries, 4x5 inches. 2008 -2012 © Elizabeth Felicella Taking up Melvil Dewey’s own preoccupation with the importance of browsing in his conception of the Dewey Decimal system, in 2008 Elizabeth Felicella set out to document New York City’s branch libraries with a large-format view camera. The result is a complete catalog of the city’s more than 200 bran…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
6:30 p.m.Annette Cords - Weaving and Physics - What Inspires Artists Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room door opens at 6:00 p.m. Untitled, wire mesh & paint, 2009-2013 © Annette Cords Please join us for another event in the series What Inspires Artists with a discussion between multimedia artist Annette Cords and senior art librarian Arezoo Moseni. What do weaving and physics have in common? In her work Annette Cords draws on diverse sources and combines unlikely materials and ideas. Created for Art in the Corner Room, Art Wall on Third and Art in the Windows exhibition s…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
6:30 p.m.Adam Fuss and Liz Sales - An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - 1st Floor Corner Room - Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Untitled (The Eye’s Mind), 30 x 24 inches, Chromogenic Print, 2013 © Liz Sales.Artist Liz Sales and internationally renowned photographer Adam Fuss discuss awakening nineteenth-century photographic traditions as a means of rediscovering photography as well as the work Sales created for her site-specific exhibitions The Eye's Mind as part of Photo Walls in Picture Collection and Art in the Windows exhibition series. Liz Sales is an artist,…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, December 7, 2013
2:30 p.m.Annette Cords and Jeremy Sigler - An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - 1st Floor Corner Room - Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Sideways exhibitions poster, 2013. © Annette CordsArtist Annette Cords and poet Jeremy Sigler discuss the intersections of art and life, focusing on the ideas behind Cords’ installation and work related to her site-specific exhibitions Sideways, Tandem Mass, and Nested created for Art in the Corner Room, Art Wall on Third and Art in the Windows exhibition series. The event also includes a reading of Sigler’s poetry. Combining a variety of…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, February 1, 2014
2:30 p.m.Heather Dewey-Hagborg and Lindsay Howard | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - 1st Floor Corner Room - Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Join us for a conversation between artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg and curator Lindsay Howard, exploring the intersection of art, science, and technology. Inspired by Dewey Hagborg's Stranger Visions project, on display as part of the Art Wall on Third and Art in the Windows exhibition series, the conversation addresses her process of collecting and analyzing genetic material from public spaces, as well as broader themes such as privacy, genet…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Saturday, February 15, 2014
2:30 p.m.Gabriel Barcia-Colombo | Natural History Museums | What Inspires Artists Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room door opens at 2:00 p.m.Please join us for another event in the series What Inspires Artists with a discussion between new media artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo and senior art librarian Arezoo Moseni. They converse about natural history museums the main source of influence on Gabriel Barcia-Colombo's work and his exhibition Secret Society of Forbidden Literature created specifically for the Corner Room at Mid-Manhattan Library.Lolita (perfume), glass, Acrylic, custom perfumes…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Monday, April 14, 2014
6 p.m.Banned! | Gabriel Barcia-Colombo, Benita de Wit | Performance Art Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 6:00 p.m. The Secret Society of Forbidden Literature presents a one night interactive performance entitled Banned! taking place within Mid-Manhattan Library. Created by Gabriel Barcia-Colombo and Benita de Wit, the performance places viewers in an alternate library reality where censored books come to life in a series of secret bespoke performances throughout the library. The performance commences incrementally in the Corner Room on the 1st floor. This is no…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Saturday, June 7, 2014
2:30 p.m.Stephanie Hightower, Dorothea Hokema and Cyriaco Lopes | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 2:30 p.m. Stephanie Hightower and Dorothea Hokema discuss with artist and moderator Cyriaco Lopes, their Art Wall on Third and Photo Walls in Picture Collection exhibitions titled Urban Arcadia: Landscapes of New York and Berlin and the existence of aesthetic harmony within even the most anti-Arcadian environments. They examine the Arcadian idyll and contemporary landscape as constructions, interpreted within the classical genres of landscape painting and ph…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, July 24, 2014
6:30 p.m."From Above and Beyond: Photography of Unusual Urban Perspectives, Travel, and Science Advocacy," with Navid Baraty, a self-taught, Brooklyn-based photographer.
From the serene and remote landscapes of Alaska, to the steep rooftops of NYC skyscrapers, to the profoundly human drive to reach out into space,this illustrated lecture explores a selection of striking images from the photographer's recent work. Whether the subject is a rural village in India or a vertigo-inducing look down from a 40th floor, his work evokes human stories in a sometimes raw and almost poetic way. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: JULY EVENTS 2014.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
8 p.m.Art Film August: Herb & Dorothy
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August Herb & Dorothy Directed by Megumi Sasaki (2009) August 6, 2014 8:00 pm DVD, Color, 87 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
8 p.m.Art Film August: Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50 Directed by Megumi Sasaki (2013) August 13, 2014 8:00 pm DVD, Color, 86 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
8 p.m.Art Film August: A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory Directed by Esther Robinson (2006) August 20, 2014 8:00 pm DVD, Color, 90 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
7:30 p.m.Art Film August: Painters Painting: The New York Art Scene 1940-1970
M i d - M a n h a t t a n L i b r a r y presents Art Film August Documentary Series Film Screening on Art in NYC Wednesday Evenings in August Painters Painting: The New York Art Scene 1940-1970 Directed by Emile De Antonio (1973) August 27, 2014 7:30 pm DVD, Color, 116 minutes This series will be shown in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor Seating is first come, first served
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Thursday, September 11, 2014
6:30 p.m."Architectural Models," with Richard Tenguerian, one of New York’s most sought after architectural model makers.
This illustrated lecture showcases the presenter's model making work, features examples of different types of models for various purposes, and explains how model making is an essential tool to bring imagination into this physical world, and why it is so important in architecture. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: September Events Calendar 2014.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
6:30 p.m.The Interconnectedness of All Life | Peter Bynum, Arezoo Moseni | What Inspires Artists Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room door opens at 6:00 p.m. Peter Bynum, BLUE RED GREEN, 2014, 96 x 48 inches, acrylic paint on tempered glass (two layers), L.E.D. backlighting, remote dimmer, steel bracket. Please join us for an event in the series What Inspires Artists with a presentation and a discussion between painter Peter Bynum and senior art librarian Arezoo Moseni, about the illuminated paintings in the library's windows. In discussing Bynum's illuminated paintings on glass, they conver…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, November 22, 2014
2:30 p.m.Qiana Mestrich, Susan Bright | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 2:00 p.m. Join us for a conversation between artist Qiana Mestrich and curator Susan Bright on how an American chemical company made fashion history and inspired thousands of mothers to name their children after a nylon fabric. From Inherited Patterns, Untitled #2 (Geoffrey Beene evening separates), digital inkjet print on DuPont™ Tyvek® Vivia, 30 x 23 inches, 2014. This conversation explores the artist’s research into the creation of DuPont’s Qian…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryCollege & Graduate Students
Saturday, December 6, 2014
2:30 p.m.Outside the Comfort Zone: Collaboration and Expansion | Mary Judge, Kate Teale | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 2:30 p.m. Rose Sky over the Plains, 68 x 35 inches, unique relief print on handmade paper, 2014 Join us for a discussion, between Mary Judge and Kate Teale, focusing around the fertile ground that the process of collaboration produces with cited examples within the visual arts in general and in the work of Mary Judge in particular. They converse about the creative process in the printmaking studio and how is differs from that of the painter working so…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students