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Sunday, May 1, 2016
1PM – 6PM
Exhibitions & Open Studios
Mana Contemporary is pleased to present a dynamic roster of exhibitions for its Spring/Summer 2016 program.
New exhibitions include:
Everything you are I am not: Latin American contemporary art from the Tiroche DeLeon Collection, curated by Catherine Petitgas, presents more than 60 works of Latin American contemporary art that subverts the canons of mainstream art in Mana’s 50,000-square-foot Glass Gallery. Wake the Town and Tell the People, a new group exhibition presented in the 5th floor gallery in collaboration with International Sculpture Center, highlights sculptors working across a dynamic range of materials, from porcelain to plywood and bronze to balloons, that call on us to reexamine the pressures of our time. ThreeASFOUR: Tree of Life is a new film by the fashion designers threeASFOUR and digital artist Alex Czetwertynski, a visual leap into the unseen dimensions and connections that bind us, our senses, and the universe, using 3D fractal animation. On Mana's exterior, street artist Bradley Theodore has created a set of four portraits of contemporary fashion icons Karl Lagerfeld, Anna Wintour, Grace Coddington, and André Leon Talley. The Florence Academy of Art: Consecrated Reality celebrates the process of creation with painting and drawing; and Ernst Hilger Galerie presents Ángel Marcos: Hasta Siempre, photographs of Havana’s gambling history.
Ongoing exhibitions include:
Made in California: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, covering two floors of gallery space, presents a star-studded selection of contemporary West Coast art from the 1950s to the present. In the first floor gallery, The T’ang Horse: Anthony Quinn, curated by Ysabel Pinyol, offers an intimate look at the late actor’s legacy through the lens of his own art works and art collection. Ayn Foundation continues its year-long solo exhibition, Ayn Foundation Presents: Arnulf Rainer, in a 5,000-square-foot gallery on the first floor. The Austrian artist (b. 1929) is considered one of the most inventive abstract painters of the 20th century. ad astra! New works by Richard Meier, presented by Gary Lichtenstein Editions at Mana, encompasses collage, silkscreening, hand embellishment and encaustic works created by the Pritzker-prize winning architect.
Sunday, May 1, 2016, 1PM to 6PM. A complimentary shuttle service will depart every half hour from Milk Studios (450 West 15th Street, New York, NY 10011) starting at 12:30PM, and returning every half hour from Mana starting at 2PM.
Mana is open Monday to Friday by tour only, at 11AM and 3PM, and on Saturdays from 12PM to 6PM, no tour required. Please note that on Saturdays, only select exhibitions are on view. Visit manacontemporary.com/events for the weekly events calendar.