Mary Frank describes the subject matter of her latest body of her work, much of it exhibited at a new show at Elena Zang Gallery titled “Refuge,” as about “evolution and de-evolution. For me, everything is about returning to origins.”
“Since new vanguards emerge in quick succession, my career choice has allowed me to track several generations of art pioneers.”
It’s being presented as vital to protect New York Harbor from the expected increasing intensity of storms in an age of worsening climate change. But according to local environmentalists, the Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to build a system of off-shore barriers and land-based dykes would have adverse effects on the Hudson River’s ecology.
Artist Jesse Lee Wilson and two assistants created The River, wheeling chalk dust over nearly an acre of parking lot in Woodstock. Wilson based his piece on a single line copied from a topographical map of Kaaterskill Falls, a site that inspired the Hudson River School of landscape painters.
T Space has showcased the work of such art-world heavyweights as Martin Puryear, Richard Artschwager, Ai Weiwei and Carolee Schneemann.
One of the founders of NYC’s wildly successful Greenmarket (as well as the one in Saugerties), the architect/urban planner sowed the seeds of a green revolution.
Lee Patterson runs Kingston’s Master Cuts Barbershop by day, Room Service band by night.
William B. Rhoads’ new book & exhibition about Charles S. Keefe puts the Kingston architect back on the historical map. The Friends of Historic Kingston will offer a self-guided driving tour of 15 Keefe buildings, so you can check out Keefe’s architecture for yourself.
The Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History, located in a historic bakery in the Rondout that catered to the Kingston community for much of the 20th century, is making major strides toward becoming a bona fide museum.
Despite the cruel season, Saugerties has gotten a jump on spring, thanks in part to a village-wide display of sculpture including a knock-out show at Cross Contemporary in honor of International Sculpture Day.