Art Season: NYC Gallery Openings (Free)

It’s that time of year again: Art Season! Contemporary art can be a bit overwhelming in NYC, so here are a couple ISH gallery opening recommendations to get you started.


Sol Lewitt’s Cube with Scribble Bands in Four Directions at the Paula Cooper Gallery (534 W. 21st Street). Opening night Friday, September 6.


Greg Haberny’s Burn All Crayons at the Lyons Wier Gallery (542 W. 24th Street). Opening night Friday, September 6.


Blek le Rat’s Ignorance is Bliss at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery (529 W. 20th Street, 9th Floor). Opening night Saturday, September 7, 7pm – 9pm.


Socrates Sculpture Park’s EAF13: 2013 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition. Opening day Sunday, September 8, from 2 – 6pm. Site-specific new works by fifteen artists to watch. Location: 32-01 Vernon Boulevard at Broadway, Long Island City.


Hayv Kahraman’s Let the Guest be the Master at the Jack Shainman Gallery (524 W. 24th Street). Opening night Tuesday, September 10, 5pm – 8pm.


Kid Friendly: Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City

socrates sculpture park

Looking for a leisurely, artsy activity this weekend? Visit Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City. Socrates Sculpture Park is the only site in the New York Metropolitan area specifically dedicated to providing artists with opportunities to create and exhibit large-scale sculpture and multi-media installations in a unique outdoor environment that encourages strong interaction between artists, artworks and the public. Bring kids. Free.

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