Posts tagged as:

Signal

This Week’s Must See Events: All Goth Timelines Lead to Brunch

by Rhett Jones on July 11, 2016
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must See Events: All Goth Timelines Lead to Brunch

This is a great week for some of the more obscure haunts around the city. Not only are the DIY venues bringing some good programming but we have a lot of stuff to check out at museums that don’t get as much attention as the big guys.

We start the week off with a cyborg sex lecture, move into what will probably be an excellent drawing show of found speaker screens and finish out with a mobile sound installation and zine fest. Mark your calendars, this is a good one.

Read the full article →

This Week’s Must See Events: Is Criticism Headed for a Skewering?

by Paddy Johnson on May 23, 2016
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must See Events: Is Criticism Headed for a Skewering?

There are all kinds of screenings and events to see this week, from Dirty Dancing at the Queens Museum, to Brian Alfred’s flattened renderings of Japanese train stations and Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, to Rob McLeish’s sculpture show and potential skewering of criticism at Kansas. We’re looking forward to all of this, but we’re perhaps most anticipating painter Jordan Kasey’s new show at Signal. We can’t think of a more unsettling figurative set of works and we mean that in a good way. There’s a quite dread behind that fruit loops stare above. More of that please.

Read the full article →

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Grad School, Reading and Weeding

by Michael Anthony Farley and Rea McNamara on April 18, 2016
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Grad School, Reading and Weeding

Get ready for a week of “higher” education. Wednesday is 4/20, and American Medium has a night of corporate-retreat stoner comedy to celebrate. Art journal¬†Packet Bi-Weekly‘s is also marking the occasion with a special “Hi-Weekly” issue. But if you’re looking for some non-weed-themed intellectual pursuits, come see our own Paddy Johnson speak at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City on Thursday or grab the latest issue of n+1 at their Friday night launch party at SIGNAL.¬†MFA thesis exhibitions are in full swing, with programming and openings from ICP Bard, SVA’s curatorial practice MA, and Columbia on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, respectively.

Read the full article →

This Week’s Must-see Art Events: Authenticity as Commodity

by Michael Anthony Farley and Corinna Kirsch on July 13, 2015
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must-see Art Events: Authenticity as Commodity

Freaky fairy tales. Digital misfits. Pore-free faces. In a society on the move towards being post-kale, there’s something to be said about trying to find sincerity in all the digital fakery out there, but making it our own. That’s what we’re pretty sure we’ll see in this week’s round-up of art openings, from Egress at K. (Monday) to the #BHQFUOS artists in residence at the Bruce High Quality Foundation University Open Studios (Friday).

Read the full article →

Benign Diplomacy: The Bushwick International Reviewed

by Joseph Henry on October 28, 2014
Thumbnail image for Benign Diplomacy: The Bushwick International Reviewed

What happens when the world comes to Bushwick.

Read the full article →

This Week’s Must See Art Events: The Creative Time Summit and a Painting Fiesta

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on October 21, 2013
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must See Art Events: The Creative Time Summit and a Painting Fiesta

Creative Time’s Summit returns, along with an explosion of painters on the rise. The dearth of exhibitions by black and female artists continues.

Read the full article →