Norte Maar is pleased to present Giacometti and a selection of contemporary drawings, January 26-February 24, 2013. The exhibition features a single drawing (double sided) by the great modern master Alberto Giacometti. The work is on loan from a private collection, New York, and will be the source of discussion in a show as it is juxtaposed with and against the work of ten contemporary artists.
This is not the first time Norte Maar has brought historic material to Brooklyn. The Boys of Bushwick exhibition which open in April 2011 and featured the illustrations of Richard Haines, included loans from a work by Paul Cadmus and Pavel Tchelitchew. Additionally, Norte Maar has been noted for juxtaposing established artists with emerging talent as evident in it’s To be Lady exhibition currently on view in New York City. The show includes historic work by Louise Nevelson, Alice Neel, Louise Bourgeios, with work by mid-career and rising stars.
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We are excited to bring back the late night!
BEAT NITE: Bushwick Art Spaces Stay Open Late is the sixth in our series. It’s a bi-annual event organized and promoted by Jason Andrew and Norte Maar every February and October. Catch some of the neighborhood’s most exciting emerging artists when Bushwick’s elusive art spaces open simultaneously this Friday, Oct 28!
Latest News: Beat Nite in Brooklyn Paper.
We are especially excited for the debut of AIRPLANE, opened by artists Lars Kremer, Kevin Curran and Liz Atz. AIRPLANE is a new Bushwick artspace devoted to an experimental approach for engaging the viewing public through curated shows, food events, seminars and collaborations.The new artspace, with 25+ feet of unbroken wall space is still a work in progress.The intent of blind spot is to integrate into the 1000 sq ft. basement space work that is coy, that plays with large amounts of “negative”, or recessive space, or that presents a playful challenge to standard gallery presentation. The works reveal themselves upon further investigation, emerging from the blind spot, the peripheral reality just past the edges of vision.
AIRPLANE launches with “blind spot: a presentation of artworks that tend toward a sense of formal spaciousness and conceptual understatement, emphasizing the potential possibilities of the gallery itself.” Artists include Erica Ando, John Avelluto, Kate Gilmore, Adam Parker Smith, Tom Scicluna, and Austin Thomas.
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Brooklyn, NY 11206
I hope everyone enjoys BEAT NITE! and I’ll see you at the afterparty!