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Thomas Sokolowski, AIDS Activist And Beloved Museum Director, Dead At 70

“[He was] one of the four founders of Visual AIDS and an organizer of the first Day Without Art … [and] his nearly four-decade career in museums included tenures at the Grey Art Gallery at New York University and the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and concluded with a position, taken in 2017, as director of the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.” – Artforum
Tags: Art, People, Pittsburgh, New York University, Andy Warhol Museum, Grey Art Gallery, 05.07.20, Thomas Sokolowski, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

How the Arabic Alphabet Inspired Abstract Art

At the Grey Gallery, it’s as if you’re inhabiting the artist’s own brush as it hesitates between writing and drawing.
Tags: Art, News, Omar, Umar, Grey Art Gallery, Manhattan (NYC, Grey Gallery, Shakir Hassan, Taking Shape: Abstraction From the Arab World, 1950s-1980s (Exhibit, Madiha, el-Nagdi, al-Said

When Resistance Became Too Loud to Ignore

New York City museums and public spaces celebrate Stonewall and the movement’s charismatic personalities in a handful of timely shows.
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Johnson, Demonstrations, Thomas, McAdams, Brooklyn Museum, Grey Art Gallery, Sylvia Rivera, Protests and Riots, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, New-York Historical Society, Stonewall Riots (1969, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, McDarrah

Critics’ Picks: 10 Under-the-Radar Art Shows to See Now

Our critics select museum and gallery exhibitions that provide a respite from carols and crowds.
Tags: Art, News, Museum, Museums, Guggenheim, Cooper Hewitt, Feinstein, ROCHELLE, Jan, Pontormo, Saar, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Frick Collection, Van Eyck, Grey Art Gallery, Solomon R

Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Legendary Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Legendary Santiago Ramón y Cajal ibby Jan 19, 2018 We were awestruck by the newly released Beautiful Brain, a companion book to a traveling exhibition showcasing hand-drawn notebook renderings by the father of modern neuroscience, Santiago Ramón y Cajal. The exhibition is the very first peek at Cajal's extraordinary drawings here in the US and is a mind-bending look at the way neurons, the building blocks of our brain, ...
Tags: Design, New York City, US, Nyu, Grey Art Gallery, Santiago Ramón, Cajal

Art Review: A Deep Dive Into the Brain, Hand-Drawn by the Father of Neuroscience

The breakthrough drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal are undeniable as art.
Tags: Art, News, Brain, Santiago, Grey Art Gallery, Santiago Ramón, Madrid (Spain, Ramon y Cajal

Discovering John Cohen--Again

At a wall-to-wall packed opening at the Grey Art Gallery, photographer/ filmmaker / musician John Cohen held court in front of a video installation of some vintage photographs he took at the heyday of artist owned galleries on 10th Street. Talk about a fascinating pocket of art history! "Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City 1952-1965" features paintings by Alex Katz, Jim Dine, Jane Wilson and other noted artists of the midcentury, Dan Flavin, George Segal, exhibited in the c...
Tags: News, New York City, Huffington Post, Centre Pompidou, Cohen, John Cohen, Madison Avenue, Third Avenue, Regina Weinreich, Grey Art Gallery

The Untold Story Behind The Legendary 'Topless Cellist'

Charlotte Moorman was always something of a girly girl. At her high school in Little Rock, Arkansas, she was one of the first to don dark lipstick and dress in "risqué" dresses. Sadly, it was perhaps this unabashed femininity that resulted in Moorman's exclusion from feminist circles in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.  Today, Moorman is virtually forgotten. Despite her contributions as a performer, organizer and pioneer of experimental art in all its forms, the artist died virtually penniless in 1991...
Tags: New York, Australia, Yoko Ono, Arkansas, Huffington Post, Joan, Carolee Schneemann, Charlotte, New York University, Priscilla Frank, John Cage, University of Texas, Sydney Opera House, Juilliard, Brahms, Charlotte Moorman