All posts tagged To be a Lady

Due to the overwhelming public response to this exhibition, Norte Maar in collaboration with 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, is pleased to announce the extension of this historic show, To be a Lady: forty-five women in the arts, through March 22, 2013.

1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery
1285 Avenue of the Americas (btwn 51st+52nd Str), New York
Directions: B/D/F/M to 47-50 Strs/Rockefeller Ctr, B/D/E to 7th Ave, 1 to 50th Str
Hours / Admission: Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm / Free

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2012 recap and celebrating John Cage

Norte Maar, John Cage, Cage Transmitted, Bushwick

2012 was an amazing year for Norte Maar with a number of stellar programs, exhibition, and events. Cage Transmitted Series, The Brodmann Areas, CounterPointe, To be a Lady. And much, much more all recapped here!

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James Panero, one of the great art critics of our time, dedicates his entire Gallery Chronicle in the November issue of The New Criterion to the discussion of the To be a Lady exhibition…”

Panero writes:

“I can pretty much imagine how the show To be a Lady: forty-five women in the arts took shape. Jason Andrew, the curator of this exhibition of female artists that spans a century and focuses significantly—but not exclusively—on abstract painting and sculpture, has one of the most observant eyes in art.

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To be a Lady: a panel discussing the challenges of women in the arts.

moderated by curator Jason Andrew

Thursday, October 25 at 7pm

Art Students League
215 West 57th Street

Acknowledging the mis[s]-representation and steady inequality in the workplace for women, this panel will discuss the challenges women in the arts face in today’s art world. A panel of artists and historians will join curator Jason Andrew to investigate the contemporary art world with a particular focus on the state of women in the arts. This panel is presented in collaboration with the Art Students League.

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NEW YORK CITY, September 2012–Norte Maar and the 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery announce the exhibition To be a Lady: Forty-Five Women in the Arts, on view at the 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery from September 24, 2012 through January 18, 2013. A reception, open to the public, will be held on Monday, September 24 from 6-8pm.

Curator Jason Andrew brings together forty-five artists born over the last century who happen to be women. Striking examples by historic protagonists, Alma Thomas, Louise Nevelson, Alice Neel, Lenore Tawney, Louise Bourgeois and Grace Hartigan set the stage for an exhibition designed to challenge and reshape the meaning of the word lady.

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