Geometries of Difference: New Approaches
to Ornament and Abstraction
January 21 — April 12, 2015

geometries gibson

Videofreex: The Art of Guerrilla Television
February 7 — July 12, 2015

videofreex chuck

Grace Hartigan: Myths and Malls
February 7 — July 12, 2015

hartigan parson brown

The Maverick Festival at 100

February 7 — July 12, 2015

maverick noguchi

The Conservation of the George Inness Painting Keene Valley, Adirondacks, 1885
March 25 — July 12, 2015

innes restored

Images Jeffrey Gibson, Aurora, 2013, Elk hide over birch panels, graphite, acrylic, and oil paint, Courtesy the artist and Marc Straus Gallery, New York; John Dominis, Chuck Kennedy at his workbench, 1973, gelatin silver print, courtesy Parry Teasdale and Carol Vontobel (Videofreex); Grace Hartigan, Parson Brown, 1962, Oil on canvas, Collection of Hart and Beatrice Perry; Coursens Studio, Isamu Noguchi and Grace Greenwood, 1929, Gelatin silver print, The Gaede/Striebel Archive, Center for Photography at Woodstock Permanent Print Collection, CPW1998.077; George Inness, Keene Valley, Adirondacks, 1885, oil on board, gift of Elizabeth Koppitz, 1961.001.001.
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Saturday, March 28, 2pm
Panel Discussion on Geometries of Difference moderated by curator Murtaza Vali

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Recent Press

"Decades Before YouTube, Video Pioneers Captured Turbulent Era" (NPR)

"Here Are the Nominees for the 2014 AICA Awards" (ArtNews)

"Before YouTube, Experimenting with Video" (New York Times)

"Guerillas in Our Midst" (Chronogram)

"Geometries of Difference on Display at the Dorsky" (Daily Freeman)

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