June 9 - July 6, 2019
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Open Call Winner
Drawing inspiration from Caribbean nations’ shared history--from invasion, to plantation, to resort economic development model--this project addresses tourism as a new means of colonization. Through transgression and appropriation, participating artists envision new paradigms of life in the region and its diaspora, by challenging preconceived notions of what it means to be Caribbean.

May 30 - July 27, 2019
NYC
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Occupational Hazards is an exhibition dedicated to artworks that have been lost, damaged or destroyed when shipped throughout the Middle East. While items can become ruined or lost without ill intent, this is also happening as governments become increasingly wary of subversive movements to the point of scrutinizing anything that looks unusual or unfamiliar.

May 4 - May 25, 2019
San Francisco, United States
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“Fail fast! Fail big! Fail often! Fail better!” These oft-quoted Silicon Valley mantras celebrate the high-octane risk-taking that is a hallmark of the tech world. But who gets to fail? This exhibition critiques ideologies of technological failure and tactically engages breakdown itself. Artists strategically build tools that are never meant to function properly, and push systems further than they were meant to go.

March 21 - May 18, 2019
NYC

The exhibition brings together video game, sound, and moving image works which epitomize digital jank: the inevitable disconnect between real life and systems that simulate life.

February 10 - March 9, 2019
Lagos, Nigeria
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Evolving from a road trip across Nigeria undertaken by a group of writers, photographers, and filmmakers in 2016 and 2017, this exhibition presents works that examine what it means to be Nigerian today. It will feature documentation of the road trip and timely works that respond to Nigeria’s political instability, ethnic crises, and colonized past.

January 12 - March 9, 2019
NYC
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Peer2Pickle takes on the global problem of food waste and consequent greenhouse gas increases by designing a workshop and factory for transforming fresh local produce into extended shelf-life goods. In light of the absence of governmental and corporate incentives to address the issue, the project follows an open-source model as it generates its own web-based archive of recipes and strategies.

November 8 - December 22, 2018
NYC

This exhibition will feature artists who, in one way or another, attempt acts of temporal recovery. Many of these artists, not coincidentally, are members of diasporic, displaced and/or Indigenous communities -- communities for whom the apocalypse has already occurred, and for whom time travel has become imperative to survival.

October 7 - November 3, 2018
New Delhi, India
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As India’s right-wing fundamentalist party enters the final year of its term under the current Prime Minister, the time is ripe to reflect on the changes brought about by its leadership. Following public mob-lynchings and drastic environmental crimes, this exhibition questions the government’s present use of propaganda to claim and consolidate political control.

September 8 - October 27, 2018
NYC
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Tracing Obsolescence explores the material and psychic residues of global large-scale manufacturing and extraction that haunt the post-industrial subconscious. Through prints, video, and installation, it draws out obscured links between industry and contemporary environmental, socio-economic, and geopolitical crises.

July 1 - July 22, 2018
Nagoya, Japan
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Absences responds to the stigmatization of mental illness in Eastern culture, especially in Japan. Providing a platform for expanded depictions and discussions of mental health, the exhibition features both Eastern and Western artists aiming to break toxic taboos surrounding mental illness.

June 7 - July 28, 2018
NYC
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Light in Wartime explores the use of light both metaphorically and technically, in the context of photography during times of war. It features an array of photographic methods that reflect the blackout darkness and violence consistent with a city under siege.

May 12 - June 9, 2018
Athens, Greece
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For Slower, Smaller, Weaker, artists are invited to produce new works for the project that will take place in the Olympic Village of Athens – a symbol of failure of many existing national hopes and values, suggesting at the same time positive encouragement and outlook on ways of functioning in inhabited spaces and communities.

April 28 - May 26, 2018
NYC

Assembled from arts programs across the city, the drawings, paintings, and sculptures in this show attest to the expressivity that follows from the assertion of spaces for creative learning.

March 4 - April 20, 2018
Bali, Indonesia
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Dipping in the Kool Aid celebrates the artistic works of prisoners in Indonesia, and highlights the humanitarian values of prisoners' being able to move with their minds, when space is confined and time seems placed on hold. Evolving from a prison arts program, the exhibition features collaborative works made by artists and current and ex-prisoners.

January 18 - March 31, 2018
NYC
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Rendered Cities examines the visual language and ideology behind the marketing of luxury property and development plans. Transforming the exhibition space into a construction site, the project highlights the peculiarity of digital architecture which is transforming cities worldwide.

November 2 - December 23, 2017
NYC

Can The Wizard of Oz become a horror film? A romance? A surreal experience? Or something entirely different? Watch and see what happens to this well-loved film when different editors use the same footage to create their own stories.

September 17 - October 14, 2017
Fordlândia, Brazil
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Transmissão Fordlândia considers the history of the failed plantation city of Fordlândia through a sound art exhibition in partnership with a local radio station. Deriving inspiration from the Amazon's auditory ecosystem, Northern Brazil's vibrant musical heritage, and Fordlândia's fallen machines, the project features site-specific sound works.

September 7 - October 21, 2017
NYC
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Fellow Travelers initiates an encounter between people displaced by the deterioration of neo-liberal policies around the world. With elements of Afrofuturism, science fiction, and cosmology, it affirms that art is a tool for crossing boundaries and providing a refuge for voices of dissent.

June 24 - July 22, 2017
Tbilisi, Georgia
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Through workshops, a zine, and artworks, this project resurrects and examines Soviet Cosmonautics for the generations that came of age after its decline in 1991.

June 8 - July 29, 2017
NYC
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Promises to Keep confronts the rarity with which performance art is exhibited in Naseer’s native Pakistan. She presents the work of twelve female Pakistani artists, addressing how women specifically use the medium to engage in self-representation and socio-political issues.

April 8 - May 6, 2017
Tarrafal, Cape Verde
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Using site-specific installations and land art, this exhibition explores the history of an abandoned prison that held political prisoners during the 20th century.

March 30 - May 27, 2017
NYC

As cannabis legalization continues to take root and spread rapidly, much of the media discussion surrounding this societal sea-change has been focused on the economics involved. But how will ending the War on Weed transform us culturally? To better understand what authentic underground cannabis culture has to offer, Outlaw Glass examines work from four leading "functional glass" artists.

February 4 - March 4, 2017
Berlin, Germany
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Un-Working the Icon: Kurdish "Warrior-Divas" questions the ethics of western media's iconization of Kurdish women fighting the Islamic State. The exhibition features work by artists who instead engage the lived realities and complex identities of these women, opening a dialogue about the political, social, and epistemological stakes of individual and community identity.

January 19 - March 18, 2017
NYC
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Animal Intent tracks how animal culture is used as a point of departure for a range of artistic practices focused primarily on interspecies communication. The exhibition questions whether creative labor is strictly a human trait.

November 12 - December 10, 2016
Thiaroye, Senegal
Open Call Winner
The commemoration of the 1944 massacre of Tirailleurs Sénégalais (African soldiers conscripted by the French army) inspires this exhibition’s reflections on (post-)colonial politics of memory and the persistence of racial and economic injustice.

November 3 - December 17, 2016
NYC

Channeling the abilities of art, contemplative practices, technology, and science to maximize subjective and collective consciousness, Youniverse encourages new strategies for achieving social cohesion and higher thinking.

September 8 - October 22, 2016
NYC
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Botany under Influence explores systems of meaning that have been impressed upon nature, flora, and seeds throughout eras of imperialism, colonialism, and globalization. The exhibition reveals how the exportation of natural resources has affected power structures and cultural behavior.

June 25 - July 23, 2016
Hong Kong, China
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How to Make Space highlights the powerful way in which female migrant workers in Hong Kong, China, use temporary structures to create community.

June 2 - July 30, 2016
NYC
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Miguel Díaz-Barriga and Margaret Dorsey bring together artists, architects, and activists who have re-imagined designs for the US-Mexico border wall or fought its construction, addressing the role of art and architecture to draw attention to important issues of eroding democracy.

March 24 - May 14, 2016
NYC

Space Between the Skies replaces the physical space of apexart with multiple virtual landscapes, either created from imagery collected at real world sites or from 3D constructed spaces.

January 21 - March 5, 2016
NYC
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Setting Out explores how the nature of expeditions has translated into the modern day with archaeologists, engineers, scientists, and artists exploring a variety of realms, geographical and beyond, while maintaining the same eager hunger to uncover the unknown as the world travelers of early expeditions.

December 23 - February 21, 2016
Istanbul, Turkey
Open Call Winner
Apricots from Damascus invites artists to prepare survival guides in the form of zines for Syrian refugees in Istanbul, Turkey.

December 5 - December 31, 2015
Copenhagen, Denmark
Open Call Winner
In Vitro (Studies On Entropy) engages artists to show works in ten abandoned modernist vitrines in Copenhagen, Denmark’s city center, focusing on transformation and disorder.

November 5 - December 19, 2015
NYC

Six New York City based artists and designers have been commissioned to create objects that provoke new ways of thinking about emergency preparedness. Each artist will be invited to a conversation with the NYC Emergency Management Department about emergency issues facing the city, and then will be tasked with designing object-based solutions.

September 10 - October 24, 2015
NYC
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Life After Death and Elsewhere is conceived and organized in collaboration with prisoners on Death Row in Nashville, Tennessee. The exhibition focuses on designs by the prisoners for their own memorials, which take various forms.

June 4 - July 25, 2015
NYC
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Despite opposition to the post-Patriot Act surveillance programs adopted by government agencies, individuals continue to engage with social media platforms, sharing personal information online. Profiled observes the dichotomy between an over-sharing society and government and military secrets.

May 2 - May 30, 2015
Beirut, Lebanon
Open Call Winner
Space Between Our Fingers is an exploration of outer space as image, metaphor, and utopia, as imagined by artists from or in the Middle East.

March 19 - May 16, 2015
NYC

Feel Big Live Small explores dioramas and miniatures as well as our fascination with all things small, both as a technical feat and a psychological relationship.

February 7 - March 7, 2015
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Open Call Winner
Beauty Salons and the Beast uses popup exhibitions in beauty salons and barber shops to experiment with community engagement.

January 14 - March 7, 2015
NYC
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Inspired by the musical theories of the nineteenth century German doctor and physicist Herman Helmholtz (1821-1894), Foot Notes: On the Sensations of Tone will examine how sound is an integrative principle in human and natural environments. Multi-media works and sound projects will map journeys, emotions, and memories.

November 6 - December 20, 2014
NYC

TV critic David Bianculli highlights the evolution of television themes over time and reflects on his personal relationship to the medium.

September 13 - October 11, 2014
Detroit, Michigan
Open Call Winner
Trans-Farm engages with the world’s largest urban farming project to create and exhibit interdisciplinary urban agricultural works that blend the lines between edible, practical, artistic, and the technological.

September 10 - October 25, 2014
NYC
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The use of privately owned satellites and drones have grown exponentially in recent years – both for military and civil use – watching over an ever-expanding geography and people. Decolonized Skies re-conceptualizes the air space as ‘commons,’ reclaiming the sky through social and collaborative practices.

May 29 - June 27, 2014
Ramallah, Palestine
Open Call Winner
Broadcasting videowork via Palestine's only independent, nonprofit, and non-state sponsored news broadcaster, UHF42 is a weekly artist television program that aims to highlight the vitality of the television medium.

May 22 - July 26, 2014
NYC
Open Call Winner
Through the work of eight international artists, The Hidden Passengers investigates the relationship between science and art and argues that by adopting scientific practices and tools, art finds a way to participate in the world.

March 20 - May 10, 2014
NYC

Exploring how code is being used to understand, control, decorate, and replicate the human form.

January 25 - February 22, 2014
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Open Call Winner
On the Streets recognizes the rapid urbanization in Southeast Asia through the entrepreneurial venture of street vending, and the impact of globalization on this culture.

January 16 - March 1, 2014
NYC
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Private Matters presents a group of artists who, through individual strategies of sharing various kinds of secure information with the audience, blur the boundaries of the public and private.

November 7 - December 21, 2013
NYC

Dan Kois, Senior Culture Editor at Slate, organizes a show challenging audiences to find the fear, joy, and release in a Russian-roulette style karaoke exhibition.

October 5 - November 2, 2013
Marfa, Texas
Open Call Winner
Exploring the cultural landscape of Marfa that pre-dates Donald Judd and the contemporary art influence, Heterotopia will illuminate the pre-Minimalist history of this West Texas town.

September 12 - October 26, 2013
NYC
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In the wake of the Arab uprisings, the anonymous cameraman has emerged as a powerful new figure in the politics of representation. Death of a Cameraman explores the complex space between the camera and eye and between documentary, documentarists, and the documented.

May 23 - July 27, 2013
NYC
Open Call Winner
This exhibition researches laughter as a destabilizing force, and will use a 6-month laughter epidemic in central Africa as its anchor.

May 10 - May 18, 2013
Memphis, Tennessee
Open Call Winner
Presented in various venues throughout Memphis, this exhibition highlights local cultural traditions alongside the work of international artists.

March 21 - May 8, 2013
NYC

Images, objects, and perceptions from the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey and Project Echo, two projects from the early days of the Space Race.

February 7 - March 6, 2013
Kampala, Uganda
Open Call Winner
Short-form experimental videos by artists from the African Diaspora will be shown in Ugandan video halls, gathering places known for showing pirated DVDs.

January 17 - March 2, 2013
NYC
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Open Sesame invites artists to respond to stories collected from families from Kuwait who were forced to leave their homes during Saddam Hussein's regime, moving to Jordan, Egypt, and the USA.

November 16 - December 22, 2012
NYC

As Real As It Gets gathers fictional products, imaginary brands, hypothetical advertising and speculative objects, devised by artists, designers, and companies. We resist commercial material culture as inauthentic, phony, and less than legitimate, but should we? Presenting the marketplace as medium „ while supplies last.

November 3 - December 1, 2012
Lima, Peru
Open Call Winner
Presented on rooftops in Lima's historic city center, the exhibition Lima Rooftop Ecology will look at poverty, historic preservation, and tourism.

September 12 - October 27, 2012
NYC
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UNREST: Revolt against Reason presents an international group of contemporary artists who tackle issues of inequality, conflict, and instability in recent history. The impetus for this exhibition begins with the wave of uprisings in Syria, Yemen, Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, and Morocco.

June 6 - July 28, 2012
NYC

The Permanent Way juxtaposes contemporary American landscape photographs with documentation of and information about the rapid expansion of railroads in the United States during the second half of the nineteenth century.

April 19 - May 17, 2012
Mexico City, Mexico
Open Call Winner
The exhibition Flesh and Concrete examines the contradictions in the visually impressive but socially destructive process of infrastructure development, exemplified in the construction of the extension to the Supervia Sur-Poniente highway in Mexico City.

March 21 - May 12, 2012
NYC

Consent explores complicated questions of sex, pleasure, intimacy, and morality and how they relate to ideas of consent in pornography. The exhibition seeks to address the nature of consensual participation in adult material, as it collapses the distance between the us and them in porn and sex.

February 4 - March 3, 2012
Johannesburg, South Africa
Open Call Winner
The exhibition Just do it! Creative strategies of survival investigates the complex relationship between local commerce, embodied by the proliferation of informal small businesses called Spaza shops in Johannesburg, and the global economy.

January 11 - March 10, 2012
NYC
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A Postcard from Afar: North Korea from a Distance is an attempt to envision a state and culture that is shrouded in secrecy and is both the producer and victim of oppositional propaganda mechanisms. The exhibition seeks to develop a picture of what North Korea might be, in the absence of reliable, unbiased information of a nation that operates in exile from the international community.

November 9 - December 22, 2011
NYC
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The Walls That Divide Us addresses the post-Cold War proliferation of nation-state and city separation barriers across the globe as symbols of dissent in contemporary politics. Featured artists examine the ideology of wall building as a means of dividing land and people to establish sovereignty. Selected works explore the construction and fall of the Berlin Wall, phenomena including imperialistic enterprises and migration, and current zones of conflict such as the U.S.-Mexican border and the Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territory.

September 8 - October 29, 2011
NYC

Private Stash: A Musician's Eye explores the influences that shape jazz musician and composer Fred Hersch's work. The exhibition will feature everything from visual artwork to personal mementos, and will give visitors the opportunity to explore the many sights and sounds that have had an impact on his oeuvre

June 1 - July 30, 2011
NYC

With an often raw and personal undercurrent of neurosis and obsession and a tilt toward the refreshingly unordinary angle, The Peripheterists deal with traditional genres, bringing up old-fashioned but eternal questions about what art is, why people bother. If they walk away from it all do they remain artists, and are the most creative necessarily the ones who make it?

May 4 - June 6, 2011
Amman, Jordan
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A line drawn by man across a landscape allows populations to move but also to dream, to pray, to transcend. It is a means of control, at least until new technologies make new movements possible. We Have Woven the Motherlands with Nets of Iron will explore these questions about what remains of these lines in a post-colonial age. The show will occur on this line itself, after it was built, then broken, then revised and revived, at a time with the lines (borders) that this line (the Hejaz Railway) crossed are being redefined.

March 9 - March 14, 2011
Stockholm, Sweden
Open Call Winner
Washed Out is a site-inspired exhibition held in Central Tv_tt, a community laundry facility in H_kar_ngen, a typical Stockholm suburb built in the 1940s according to the utopian urban ideals of early social democracy. Decades later, this still functioning laundry facility shares its premises with a publicly funded art center, Konsthall C, and a small collection of vintage laundry machines.

March 9 - May 14, 2011
NYC

What will they say about you when youÍre gone? What would you say about yourself? Let it End Like This asks a unique blend of writers, painters, directors, models, Olympians and brillianteurs in-between to create their own obituary, examining life gone by and still to come, deeds done or that remain, great loves won or still to be, and a few famous last words along the way.

January 12 - March 5, 2011
NYC
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This exhibit's collection of original footage, press, and viewer correspondence encourages visitors not only to consider WCVBTV's impact from 1972-1982, but also to ponder the question, how might this happen again? Could the story of BBI's creation and dissemination of innovative programming inspire others in a position to impact an equally large audience?

November 10 - December 22, 2010
NYC

We invited artists and creative others from around the world to cut, dub, reverse, add to, and otherwise manipulate at least one broadcast commercial and submit a 60 second video. We asked you to add a critical element to the exhibition by watching and voting on as many videos as you'd like. The creator of the winning video will receive $2,000, and the top five videos will be shown on a public screen in Manhattan.

September 15 - October 30, 2010
NYC
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Some books capture you in the first line, others draw you in slowly, and then there are those books that you cannot penetrate. Each book has a unique way for a reader to enter and exit. Yet what makes all the difference is that every book contains the possibility for transportation.

June 10 - July 11, 2010
NYC

The FIFA World Cup is the most important and widely watched sporting event in the world and will run this year from June 11-July 11, 2010, in South Africa. The germinal idea for the show is very simple: to create the perfect football environment, a sort of mini-soccer paradise at apexart for watching games. Around the games themselves, there will be talks, events and a series of works that show the curious place that soccer has in contemporary art.

May 27 - June 4, 2010
NYC

The exhibition will attempt to link observations about the impact of cybernetics and digital media on our everyday relationships, curated by students from Satellite Academy High School Forsyth Campus and organized by ABACA.

April 7 - May 22, 2010
NYC

For the last five years Bad at Sports, a collective based in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco, has attempted to document their art world from the inside. The artists in the collective have logged close to 300 hours of audio interviews and (what might best be described as) reportage and produced thousands of blog posts and tweets for their site badatsports.com.

March 13 - April 17, 2010
Samut Sakhon, Thailand
Open Call Winner
In a mass produced world of global goods, the act of creation is often lost or forgotten. Hidden machinery cranks and sweats out elements of our everyday life, yet we rarely glimpse the environment where ideas are physically forged. To produce the exhibition free size artists Alvaro Ilizarbe, Jen Stark, Juan Angel Chavez, and P7 will work directly in the Sinudom Silk Screen factory, in Thailand, along side employees creating works of art.

January 6 - February 20, 2010
NYC
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The exhibition argues that the Incidental Person stakes out a new position, outside of the 20th-century triad Joseph Beuys-Marcel Duchamp-John Cage. Unlike the latter, the Incidental Person does not seek to solve the art-life or mind-body problems. Instead, she or he fails to see them as problems at all, since for the Incidental Person art, life, mind, and body cannot be understood in opposition to one another.

November 4 - December 19, 2009
NYC
Open Call Winner
Avant-Guide to NYC maps the art environment of New York of the twentieth century, reconnecting historic sites to their present functions. Marcel Duchamp's studio, Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century, and Group Material, where are these places, and what are they now, in the constantly shifting cultural fabric of New York? The exhibition presents artists' works produced in response to the sites.

September 16 - October 24, 2009
NYC

A Way Beyond Fashion explores important issues raised by the fashion industry such as the projection of identity, the research for new technology and the question of sustainability in mass consumption.

July 8 - August 7, 2009
NYC

This exhibition takes the narrative template of Alice in Wonderland where childhood serves as a grand metaphor for the stages of development and the often nonsensical rituals that we must travel through in order to obtain a civilized or adult persona in the world we see through our looking glass.

June 4 - July 3, 2009
Los Angeles, California
Open Call Winner
apexart presents the exhibition X, Y, Z, and U curated by The Franchise winners The League of Imaginary Scientists at Outpost for Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

March 28 - May 9, 2009
NYC

Leon Dufourmentel, a pioneer in plastic surgery, said in 1948, ñ...If I went to Picasso for my portrait, he would probably make me a monster and I should be pleased because it would be worth a million francs. But if Picasso came to me with a facial injury and I made him into a monster, aha, he might not be so pleased.î

February 11 - March 21, 2009
NYC

If the secrets to finding true love are often elusive, well, so are the secrets to making films about love. How do you inject humor into a film about heartbreak? How do you portray a happy romance without being too saccharine and oversentimental? Author and filmmaker Davy Rothbart, at work on a personal documentary called My Heart Is An Idiot, has asked a collection of talented and eclectic friends to explore these and other challenges by producing short, love-related films of their own.

December 10 - January 31, 2009
NYC

The debate on artistic research emerging worldwide in the field of visual art for some five years now tends to focus on what artistic research could be or should be. The exhibition Nameless Science aims to expand this debate by showing the outcome of artistic research in seven examples of best practices from artistic PhD projects.

October 22 - December 6, 2008
NYC
Open Call Winner
Cognizant of the critique of Fried by postmodern theory and contemporary art discourse, Perverted by Theater gleefully inverts FriedÍs thesis, purposely selecting art for its theatricality and installing it in an environment molded by theater, to evoke temporality, the subject/object relation, the audience, the presence of the actor, the performance text, and the implication of dramaturgical concepts such as character, story, and plot structure.

October 16 - October 16, 2008
NYC

The Man Piece, a Group Show including Jeremiah Clancy, Evan Collier, John Gregorio, Daniel Pettrow, Clayton Dean Smith, Eric Schmalenberger, Andrew Schneider

September 5 - October 11, 2008
NYC
Open Call Winner
SCRAWL consists of close to 100 different handmade pronouncements collected from the streets and subways of New York City over the past 25 years. The works on exhibition range from scary to silly, from terse suggestions to indecipherably complex amalgams of mathematical figuring, philosophical posturing, and political ranting. Whether the ideas are impeccably presented in uniquely beautiful calligraphy, or scribbled, illegible palimpsests, the creators all seek to have their ideas recognized, many silently urging their fellow New Yorkers to right wrongs both personal and universal.

July 2 - August 2, 2008
NYC

This show explored the commercialization of myth, legend and culture through such examples as the Loch Ness Monster, Chupacabra and Bigfoot.

June 4 - June 14, 2008
NYC

6 days of projects organized by Azeb Worku Sibane, Vicky Shick, Daniel Seiple, Sheree Rose, Radhika Subramaniam, and Shelly Silver

May 16 - May 31, 2008
NYC

Through installation, new media and fine arts, these Curatorial Studies students explore works of art that address different relationships of power in the city. Students connect their personal experience and their life in New York City to visual and architectural manifestations of power and ideology around them. They will closely look at the architecture in their neighborhoods such as East New York, Harlem and the Bronx.

April 2 - March 10, 2008
NYC

This show explored a very small and specific type of artmaking exemplified by contemporary people like David Shrigley, Raymond Pettibon, Nedko Solakov, and Tucker Nichols. This kind of art, which we refuse to name, is somewhat crude, usually irreverent, and always funny. It exists somewhere between one-panel cartoons and text-based art.

February 20 - March 29, 2008
NYC

Through visual elements and theoretical texts, the videos in this exhibition reflected on the application of appropriational technique to film. Each of these videos combines a theoretical text that is written and spoken by the author and film footage, fragments taken out of different movies and film documentations. At first glance these videos remind the spectator of the videos and short films that are used today to transmit knowledge, to comment on the news, to spread religious and ideological propaganda, or to be used in the framework of education.

January 9 - February 16, 2008
NYC

apexart held an open call, requesting submissions of a 30-second TV commercial about us from individuals and collaborative groups. The commercials are available for viewing on a public-access site, where viewers were encouraged to visit and cast votes for their favorite. In addition, all commercials were be on view as part of an innovative living-room-style installation at apexart from January 9 to February 16, 2008. The winning entry will have their commercial aired on network TV.

November 17 - December 22, 2007
NYC
Open Call Winner
As real estate prices have skyrocketed throughout cities of the world, it has become increasingly difficult to sustain a place. Some artists' responses to this situation mirror those of many practitioners in the sixties and seventies who moved to the margins to seek out an abandoned or still undeveloped site to live and work on an expanded scale. By contrast, no piece in LAND GRAB has involved a real estate transaction or finding that prime location.

September 19 - November 3, 2007
NYC
Open Call Winner
Every new telling of a story perfects its narrative but also rearranges, edits and moves it further from its original, authentic plot. What do we remember? How do we remember and retell stories of the past? How do we project them into the future?

July 7 - August 11, 2007
NYC

The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe was presented in response to two major social issues of our time: biennialessness and poverty. Through an open call to curators and artists, over 450 people became with biennial. All works were available for donation. All 355 works in the exhibition were bid on and that nearly $13,000 was raised (in $10 increments) for the Robin Hood Foundation of NYC.

May 16 - June 23, 2007
NYC

The show is comprised of nearly one hundred artifacts from Sante's own collection--holy pictures, photographs, death letters, leaflets, posters, dime novels, relics, banners, and ephemera. These objects will be connected by a text running along the walls of the gallery. The visitor can choose to engage with the exhibition either superficially or in depth. Either tactic is guaranteed to leave a subconscious residue of ambiguity and doubt.

May 1 - May 12, 2007
NYC

This exhibition was curated and presented by high school students enrolled in ABACA's Curatorial Studies class held at Satellite Academy. This year's exhibition seeks to discuss and demonstrate different aspects of violence such as racism, stereotypes and social or historical injustice, as well as personal and emotional experiences with violence, through works of art.

February 27 - April 14, 2007
NYC

The two Jews from L.A. who bring you Drawn Together present the people who help write and draw the series in an ñartî exhibit. Artists from Rough Draft Studios show unpublished, unaired, uncensored and mostly unseen stuff.

January 10 - February 17, 2007
NYC
Open Call Winner
This exhibition brings together the work of a group of artists that consistently and very differently explore temporariness and, more specifically, the possibility of temporal instability in the work of art. This is manifest not so much as a subject, but rather as a constitutive element, shaping the artwork's fragility as well as the indeterminacy of an exhibition visitor's experience of it. Whether primarily motivated by the political, aesthetic, economic, or the intimate, these objects literally perform their temporal questioning.

November 29 - January 6, 2007
NYC

Whether a gift for a superior, an inferior, a partner, family member or friend, issues of intent and meaning are part of the wrapping. This exhibition reconsiders the relationship of philanthropy, hidden meaning and gift giving. Ten local artists have each been commissioned to produce a gift. A present for someone they don't know. The only restriction given was that it had to fit in the gift box we provided, otherwise we would show whatever they gave us, with no censorship.

October 18 - November 25, 2006
NYC

Phantom Captain explores art collaboration that involves amateur groups of individuals responding to ñcrowdsourcingî initiatives created by artists. Crowdsourcing is the methodology behind websites like Wikipedia, Threadless, Ebay, Flickr, Youtube, Blogger, etc., where without the user, all that exists is the conduit for sharing media. User reviews and recommendations are the driving force behind websites like Netflix and Amazon.

September 6 - October 14, 2006
NYC
Open Call Winner
Re-enacting (with a twist) famous conceptual works, the artists in neo-con level and humanize, by quirky humor and down-to-earth sensibility, the key principles of Conceptualism like the favoring of ideas over object-making, the dematerialization of the art object, the production of work in collaboration and often without a studio.

July 5 - August 12, 2006
NYC

How do the two terms, art and gift, dfine each other? This summerÍs exhibition results from interviewing a number of artists and non-artists about gifts given and received, presents reflections on how gifts redefine the boundaries of artistic production.

May 24 - July 1, 2006
NYC

This mini version of the Tirana Biennale asks: What happens to inhibitions in todayÍs swell of globalization? Does the old Polynesian term ñtabooî still have meaning, or have such notions disappeared in the ñeverything goesî drive of global Capital? To what extent do the power structures of our society differ from those of the past, and is history still relevant?

April 12 - May 20, 2006
NYC

The act of leaving oneïs given place and occupying another is both emotionally and spiritually intense. What can be the gains of the physical and intellectual relocation? And, more importantly, can we displace our focus without losses?

February 22 - April 8, 2006
NYC

From the Peloponnesian Wars to the Black Death and the War in Iraq, in dire times laughter has always been the best revenge. Art critic Amei Wallach surveys three generations of artists who amuse and appall.

January 11 - February 18, 2006
NYC
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Selected artists will review the apexart archive to interpret, speculate, add to and imagine their own understanding of what specific past events at the gallery might have been like.

November 30 - January 7, 2006
NYC

Examines mechanical reproduction and seemingly ñanalogî approaches to art-making in our contemporary digital world.

October 19 - November 26, 2005
NYC
Open Call Winner
Exploring the complex relationship between mass media and global corporate culture, this exhibition explores the strategies of grassroots activism (installation, poster, video, radio, and internet art) to demand freedom of information rights and bring forward what is being omitted.

September 7 - October 15, 2005
NYC

Featuring responses by artists to 9/11, the exhibition aims to show how art actually embodies grief and to reflect on how artists dealt with the attack.

June 29 - August 6, 2005
NYC

The tactile, visual, and philosophical fuse in this exhibition, historically anchored in the ñgiftsî innovated in the 1830s by Friedrich Fr_bel, the inventor of Kindergarten.; For the 2005 summer program, an invited writer - Sina Najafi (Editor in Chief, Cabinet magazine)- selects three art dealers to each choose an artist for a group exhibition, with the writer contributing a text.

June 25 - June 25, 2005
NYC

Sacred Wild will examine the way contemporary artists are drawn to sacred images and are using them in their everyday life. The six artists, based in Iowa, Virginia, and Illinois, incorporate or address the trend towards investigating one's personal spirituality over organized religious thought.

April 27 - May 21, 2005
NYC

Issue #7 of Afterall will be turned into an exhibition This issue pivoted around the idea of the gothic as both the dark side (of artistic behavior) and complex visual patterning.

March 16 - April 16, 2005
NYC

The exhibition proposes that the Nordic discourses on the subject may have a value in the current international political climate as well as highlights artworks that seem to contest this kind of purposefulness. Ultimately intervening into the realm between art and politics with the same ambivalence which is so prevalent in the Nordic system.

February 12 - March 12, 2005
NYC

Five Saturdays of Events: Each Saturday from Feb 12 to Mar 12, apexart featured a performance-related activity: an all day line-up of special guest speakers, premieres of TV ads of contemporary artists, bands collaborating with video artists, a traditional Afghan-food tasting performance, and other surprises.

January 5 - February 9, 2005
NYC
Open Call Winner
Five Iranian artists use art as a tool for the demonstration of mental and physical constructions.

November 17 - December 22, 2004
NYC

Drafting Deceit modestly approaches the construction of delusion as a deliberate gesture that infers a particular performability located in the purposeful drafting of the illusory.

October 13 - November 13, 2004
NYC

This exhibition is about the meaning of a home, and a home within our own selves. A home where existential reflections and anxieties are accumulated through the dramatic events which characterize recent times.

September 8 - October 9, 2004
NYC
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If the atomic bomb threatens total destruction, the work in Building the Unthinkable then shifts attention to its productive element. This exhibition examines contemporary artistic and architectural production responding to an unlikely inspiration.

June 30 - July 31, 2004
NYC

The 2004 Summer Exhibition presented an interruption of the typical expectations artworks present to viewers. Cay Sophie Rabinowitz selected two gallerists (Brian Butler and Henry Urbach) to each choose two artists whom they do not represent for a group exhibition.

May 26 - June 26, 2004
NYC

O.K., America! aimed to initiate a process of reflection on the ambivalent meaning of the fingerprint as a symbol of modern society. The work reflected on control and surveillance, identity and the freedom of artistic expression.

April 21 - May 22, 2004
NYC

apexart moved Black Dragon Society and its Director from Los Angeles to NYC to take over the exhibition space.

March 17 - April 17, 2004
NYC

The Future of the Reciprocal Readymade: The use value of art reflected on the inability of art to empower anyone to do anything about socio-politial issues, despite promises supported by institutions, lending a largely unchallenged semblance of truth as well as the trustworthiness of convention.

February 11 - March 13, 2004
NYC

Treasure Maps exhibited images that represented visual language in its broadest sense. Highly specialized technical illustrations (DNA extraction, matrix and vector space) appeared alongside ambiguous drawing-like records of physical movement, which allowed viewers to explore, and in many cases invent, the internal logic of each image.

January 7 - February 7, 2004
NYC
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Architecture and planning have often been privileged as sites for utopian projection. Adaptations looks at small-scale forms of independence and the context in which they have emerged to consider the potentialities they hold and the limits they encounter.

November 12 - December 20, 2003
NYC

Aspects of repetition, re-actualization, re-staging and re-enactments (as a form of change and a source of knowledge), in relation to both history and contemporary political investments of everyday life and popular culture.

November 11 - November 8, 2003
NYC

A series of intersections and distinctions in current contemporary cultural production from Latin America, featuring the collaboration of over 35 artists from 9 countries. The exhibition looks at and liberates stereoptypes of Latin American art.

September 6 - October 4, 2003
NYC
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Features work by 8 artists who explore the dichotomy of life in Pakistan, taking the nation's most difficult social, cultural, and political issues and examining them in beautiful and playful artworks.

June 25 - July 26, 2003
NYC

Artforum contributing editor and art critic, Katy Siegel, has selected two gallerists to each select two artists that they do not represent for a four week exhibition.

May 21 - June 21, 2003
NYC

Uncovers the many layers of the copy by looking at artists that either work directly from a reproduction or reproduce their own work. In both systems of production, the image is transformed in the artist's interpretation. The finished products deliberately never look like the source being copied.

April 18 - May 17, 2003
NYC

Is it too romantic to treat an exhibition like a space of representation? Undesire articulates its curator's inability to be present in today's United States of America at war and the works echo the tensions and emotions that are created during a relationship of conflict.

March 15 - April 12, 2003
NYC

Realizes an environment for information exchange of the many pertinent issues in the world today that are not being discussed by mainstream media. This idealized total resource system facilitates the dispersal of relevant information through the works by the artists

February 5 - March 8, 2003
NYC

Inspired by the Grace Paley short story by the same name, the exhibition An Interest in Life combines artworks demonstrating a liveliness that avoids art world hermeticism and encourages understanding through their plain spoken nature.

January 4 - February 1, 2003
NYC
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Walking in the City examines the work of Valerie Tevere, Alex Villar, Simon Leung, and Kim Soo-ja and highlights the way they engage with the historic strategies of resisting and negotiating regulated space developed by Valie Export, Yayoi Kusama, Adrian Piper and David Wojnarowicz.

November 12 - December 21, 2002
NYC

sans, an exhibition consists of five weeks of disparate programming, with each day scheduled by a different artist, writer, and/or curator.

October 9 - November 9, 2002
NYC

In Time is Free, the twentieth century notion of leisure time as unstructured and relaxing is challenged through the artworks by

September 6 - October 5, 2002
NYC
Open Call Winner
Invites a selection of artist collaboratives to create projects that seek to fill holes left in the social sphere by the retreat of government interest and support.

July 16 - July 27, 2002
NYC

Two gallerists each selects two artists whom they do not represent and who have not had meaningful exposure in New York for a two week exhibition. This year, artist and independent curator Omar Lopez-Chahoud has selected Chelsea Gallery Directors, Anton Kern and Sara Meltzer to act as curators for the 222 program.

June 21 - July 10, 2002
NYC

Two gallerists each selects two artists whom they do not represent and who have not had meaningful exposure in New York for a two week exhibition. This year, artist and independent curator Omar Lopez-Chahoud has selected Chelsea Gallery Directors, Anton Kern and Sara Meltzer to act as curators for the 222 program.

May 15 - June 15, 2002
NYC

Does art always have to be explained, documented, mediated, exhibited? Will the artists of a transparent society have to submit to the rules of social control and the logic of marketing? The exhibition seeks to demonstrate that art strategies based on invisible, secret and encrypted proposals are now emerging within the informational paradigm.

April 11 - May 11, 2002
NYC

The Passions of the Good Citizen will consider the desires implicit in consumer choices and how media and advertising drive those desires. The artists in the exhibition subvert, challenge, and in some cases succumb to the marketing methods so successful in advertising.

March 6 - April 6, 2002
NYC

An exhibition considering connections between beauty and health/healing. Work by Joe Ben, a New Mexico Navajo Indian, who heals people through traditional sandpainting; Cai Guo-Qiang, a Chinese artist living in New York, whose work reflects traditional Chinese medicines; and Gera and Gedewon, two Ethiopian scholars who make talismanic paintings to cure their patients.

January 30 - March 2, 2002
NYC

Unjustified uses a curatorial strategy of resisting the implied justification for the array of works by not building the curatorial frame as a pre-interpretive device.

January 4 - January 26, 2002
NYC
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Artists who have subverted the original purpose of certain machines, technology, and objects of everyday use emplay materials intended for industrial applications and assembly-line economy, the artist designs for them a new function: to produce unique sounds and images. Four performances held during the course of the exhibitions.

November 14 - December 22, 2001
NYC

Revolving Doors: Public Sphere/Private Domain borrows its title from the renowned image by Man Ray that shows the door in Marcel Duchamp's apartment in New York, which opens a space and simultaneously closes another one and its reverse - evoking the notion of fluidity and confusion between the realms of the public and the private.

September 7 - November 3, 2001
NYC
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An exhibition of artists whose works explore the human fascination with sports, the pervasiveness of contemporary sports culture and its richness for metaphorial play.

July 18 - July 28, 2001
NYC

Two New York based artists Sante Scardillo, who confronts the impact of advertising on social behavior by ïhijackingÍ advertisements, and Amy Kao, whose mylar works are explorations of perceptual emergence achieved through light.

June 27 - July 14, 2001
NYC

Two artists concerned with personal existence within a broader context and rediscovering the familiar. LeCuyer mines his subconscious to discover original form; Wesselo alters his vantage point to discover new things about both the landscape and himself.

May 23 - June 23, 2001
NYC

Since the Readymade of Marcel Duchamp ñobjets trouv_sî are an important issue in modern and contemporary art. But what about the things lost? The exhibition tells us, in a few extraordinary examples, about loosing and finding.

April 18 - May 19, 2001
NYC

Byrne selected 20 news photographs to represent a documentation of a sort of choreographed performance - a dance of politics.

March 16 - April 14, 2001
NYC

Investigates the extension of art practice into public or non-traditional (art) spaces, using examples from Conceptual and Performances art projects and extending into contemporary works.

February 7 - March 10, 2001
NYC

Forty artists from around the world were invited to design a house in response to issues involving the representation of utopia. Architectural practices may take an altogether different meaning, as the artists will not be bound to functional constraints.

January 5 - February 3, 2001
NYC
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Making the Making, an examination of artists who create simple machines not as artwork, but to assist them in making their work, using mechanical practices that were in existence long before photography or the computer.

November 15 - December 16, 2000
NYC

Something Happened looks at the individual ways in which creativity is directly and powerfully propelled in response to a life-altering moment, experience or event. It explores the ways in which different media, including sound portraits, video, animation, and the written word, can be used to create highly personal auto-portraits while simultaneously providing a testament to our shared autobiography as human beings.

October 11 - November 11, 2000
NYC

Focuses on various modes of communication techniques via such issues as the artistÍs position within a system of specific values, language as such, misunderstand-ings, absurdity, irony, etc., all in light of an Eastern European context.

September 7 - October 7, 2000
NYC
Open Call Winner
Explores how select artists reveal, defamiliarize, or create manifold language systems in and through different media, featuring artists who collide words and images into disarray only to reveal a structure and texture of particular language systems.

July 12 - July 22, 2000
NYC

Both artists study the human condition„Lucas Michael through the lens of a camera, Nobuhira Narumi through the eyes of a dog.

June 28 - July 8, 2000
NYC

Two projects that are a result of the artists' (Alexander Vaindorf/Jenny Althoff and Kiki Seror) online encounters and interactions. Both investigate the creation and experience of simulated reality of the internet.

May 24 - June 24, 2000
NYC

Presents the work of six Colombian artists (Juan Fernando Herron, Antonio Caro, Jos_ Alejandro Restrepo, Miguel Angel Rojas, Jesus Abad Colorado, and Delcy Morelos) whose work reflects on the problems associated with the reception of a work of art in the absence of a proper context. The fact that the artists come from Colombia will not only not be stressed, but altogether ignored, leaving the works to provide the context by a close interaction between them.

April 18 - May 20, 2000
NYC

Features a group of artists living and practicing between two or more cultures and whose works investigate the intersections of autobiography, self-represenation and the other.

March 15 - April 15, 2000
NYC

block is a project developed through a seminar and workshop for 19 young European artists and architects participating in the theory program of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. The participants have developed two kinds of constructions: individual projections of New York City and a prefabricated structural system. block brings both from Austria to New York and joins them together at Apex Art.

February 9 - March 11, 2000
NYC

Like a chispa, a spark in Spanish, that ignites a fire, these three Latino artists have profoundly changed the way their culture and art is seen in their communities and beyond.

January 6 - February 5, 2000
NYC
Open Call Winner
In writing, the expression 'double space' is used to define the maximum standard distance between two lines in a text. Poetically, though, the term is rich in ambiguities due to the intrinsic power of the words 'double' and 'space.' Double Space explores the ideas related to space in text, the architectural properties of writing, and the concept of text as a construction.

November 18 - December 18, 1999
NYC

When a show is cancelled last minute, two galleries lend two works of their choice and four writers respond to the fortuitous juxtaposition.

October 14 - November 13, 1999
NYC

The history of 291 Church Street, the building that houses apexart, is both typical of Tribeca loft buildings and unique in its historical usage by artists. This show presents work that addresses and reflects this history.

September 9 - October 9, 1999
NYC
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A diverse selection of works articulates the vast networks that impel production, and the interactions that affect what is produced. Ultimately the constant collision and convergence of productive contexts affects what art is and what it can be.

July 7 - July 31, 1999
NYC

444: a plan by which four individuals (often dealers but not always) who regularly see new work are asked to recommend an 'unaffiliated' artist for a four-day exhibition

May 26 - June 26, 1999
NYC

During the last 30 years, a certain interest, in questions of failure and impossibility,divergent from the various Modernist explorations of such, has emerged on the art scene. The artists in Arrested Ambition willingly take on such questions and explore very personal and small-scale yet resonant examples of this anxiety.

April 22 - May 22, 1999
NYC

Exhibits the innovative work of Beijing based architect Yung Ho Chang created in response to the massive urban expansion in contemporary China. Also presents an installation that allows viewers to more directly experience the vision of his projects abroad and the ideals behind them.

March 18 - April 17, 1999
NYC

When faced with the dilemmas of curating, a critic selects an artist whose work he is drawn to but does not understand. She in turn presents hybrid objects that the curator believes embody the high stakes bartending (the science of mixology) of artmaking.

February 11 - March 13, 1999
NYC

The title refers to the relativity and instability of scale and the linear, physical systems by which we gauge time, distance, space. Five artists engage this woozy immeasurability and home in on the soft spots between fact and memory, linearity and wishful thinking.

January 8 - February 6, 1999
NYC
Open Call Winner
We are not avoiding the objects in this show; instead, they are avoiding the way we only see them as a mean to a human end. They refuse to be incorporated in our rational systems of classification and want to be seen, caressed and listened to.

November 19 - December 19, 1998
NYC

Presents work along the themes of domesticity, femininity and the underbelly of potential madness in both, derived from the 1950 Joan Crawford film, Harriet Craig, in which Crawford portrays a high-bourgeios woman who looks to have it all but ultimately collapses under the weight of her own neuroses and fears.

October 22 - November 14, 1998
NYC

An exhibition of projects by the germany-based journal finger, a newsletter for contemporary cultural phenomena.

September 9 - October 10, 1998
NYC
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Conceived in regards to the shifting realities of life in the former USSR, the show presents eight artists whose work addresses realities from the recent past and offers various perspectives on the assimilation of time into consciousness and the expression of that process through art.

June 24 - July 25, 1998
NYC

444: a plan by which four individuals (often dealers but not always) who regularly see new work are asked to recommend an 'unaffiliated' artist for a four-day exhibition

June 4 - June 20, 1998
NYC

Condenses three artworks into a comprehensive image, which deals with the existential subjects of being human. The only artistic medium in all three contributions being real people, it tells the story of life and death and simultaneously illustrates that these subjects are often taboo, both in art and in life.

April 23 - May 23, 1998
NYC

The notion of networks or circuits extend into public and private realms, touching on themes as diverse as surveillance, music and archeology. Works by six international artists use diverse means to explore the vast yet personal set of relationships that structure behavior and knowledge.

March 19 - April 18, 1998
NYC

Selections for the private collection of Collier Schorr. The curator/collector investigates the ways in which a collection defines and represents its maker.

February 12 - March 14, 1998
NYC

A video essay uses primary footage to document the stories, challenges and acheivements of the women who, in the 1970s, attempted to transform the underlying tenets of fine art of fine art beyond terms dictated by a sexist ideology. Includes over 100 visual artists.

January 8 - February 7, 1998
NYC

Looks to move beyond the binary terms of Abstract Expressionism and ask whether there are other structural principles for contemporary painting beyond the gesture and the grid. One proposal for an alternate structure is the human body in its contigent experiences of knowledge, memory, and perception.

November 20 - January 3, 1998
NYC

Oppenheim presents the work of a peer in the conceptual art movement, Howard Fried. Using film, installation, and performance, the work delves without hesitation into the deepest and darkest problems of art-making, constantly questioning and prodding the territory in which he worked.

October 16 - November 15, 1997
NYC

After modernism's disavowal of the referential and the narrative, contemporary art sees the return of narrative tropes and of the artist as raconteur. The works in the show illustrate some of the mulitude of ways in which artists are reinterpreting and restructuring literary and illusionistic devices.

September 11 - November 11, 1997
NYC

Borrowing the title phrase from Emily Dickinson, the exhibition presents work that blurs medium boundaries, the result of which is an understated and effortless ability to slowly reveal different dimensions existing within the pieces - metaphor, materiality, humor.

July 6 - August 2, 1997
NYC

444: a plan by which four individuals (often dealers but not always) who regularly see new work are asked to recommend an 'unaffiliated' artist for a four-day exhibition

May 29 - June 28, 1997
NYC

At the height of an art of 'identity politics,' the show brings together eight abstract painters who, carrying on the precedent of the likes of Beckmann, de Kooning, Bonnard and Joan Mitchell, revel in color and form for its phenomological, emotional and formal reverberations.

April 24 - May 24, 1997
NYC

A group of works from around the world deal with the consequences of poststructuralism, identity politics and globalization on personal, 'real' levels. They offer no resolution to the ideas and experiences they present, but only distill and observe the inconclusivity of experience. http://www.apexart.org/images/lind/LetterEventPR.pdf

March 20 - April 19, 1997
NYC

Explores the relationship between the representative space of the landscape image and the introspective, self-referential space of the ornamental image. Suggests a continuity between the two but emphasizes the pleasure impulse behind the ornament.

February 13 - March 15, 1997
NYC

Emphasizes the engagement of the Unconscious, its linguistic structure and its occasional slips into conscious behavior as a darkly comic taskmaster of our daily actions. We are asked to consider the possibility of 'the accident' as a metaphor for art - that odd state of mind which allows accidents to happen and have meaning.

January 9 - February 8, 1997
NYC

Forced into a detour by the impossibility of obtaining an Andy Warhol 'Do-It-Yourself,' the curator brings together ten works that explore systems of image translation and the convergence of systems of information. The absent Warhol hovers among the works as the theoretical linchpin of the exhibition.

November 26 - January 4, 1997
NYC

Art that attempts to immobilize the power of intimidating graphics and packaging of mass consumer culture. The critique is made though by a seeming degree of tenderness; the objects are softened, humbled, and sentimentalized.

November 24 - November 23, 1996
NYC

Ceremonial presents eight works of art that together explore how the experience of color manifests itself through such diverse media as painting and video, writing and photography, or as a series of dialogues between iconicity and dispersion, body and clothing, sex and the sacred.

September 12 - November 19, 1996
NYC

Six painters who have developed highly individualized and specific process-based methods of painting. They converge in this show to illustrate the many ways in which the medium of painting can be led.

June 19 - July 20, 1996
NYC

444: a plan by which four individuals (often dealers but not always) who regularly see new work are asked to recommend an 'unaffiliated' artist for a four-day exhibition

May 16 - June 16, 1996
NYC

Constructs a theoretical therapeutic context where TV acts as a prescribed remedy for both media withdrawl and oversaturation. CRC #1 builds an experience that gives us what we want from TV while evoking how it is working on our desires and our abilities to take in information.

April 11 - May 11, 1996
NYC

Two anti-idealists produce perverse art-historical constructions that desublimate and reinvigorate the portrait and the female nude. However harsh the works are on first glance, Condo and Hartman work from humanist ideals.

March 7 - April 6, 1996
NYC

Photography, sculpture and painting forgo the linear and the sequential for a fluidity of time, space and logic. Instead of being completely without order, the unifying factor among the seven artists is the simple license and will to break traditional dimensional boundaries and the resulting liberation of the work and the viewer.

February 1 - March 2, 1996
NYC

Coming out of the historically-ignored South American movement of Concretism, contemporary Argentine art stakes out territory of material and affective intensity over a background of fluctuating ideologies. Despite an acute awareness of the problems of modernism, there remains an utopian will to continue an art of thought and carry the practice into the international context.

December 21 - January 27, 1996
NYC

Addresses the idea that history has been discredited by a young generation and its artists in favor of a self-referential process of validation. Works hint towards new parameters of globalism wtihin which the self and its choices can be defined and articulated.

November 15 - December 16, 1995
NYC

In the tradition of Proust, these artists prioritize empircal experience, personal memory and imagination over theory and formal concerns. The work highlights a new sense of subjectivity emerging in the mid-90s and the use of this sensitivity to bridge the gap between the outside world and the personal psyche.

November 12 - November 11, 1995
NYC

Exhibits work produced by four artists who blur the boundaries between mediums, between figuration and abstraction, and between different anthropological contexts.

September 6 - October 7, 1995
NYC

Presents work that searches for the 'erotic other,' eroticism veiled in banalities. Formally the work is harsh and impenetrable with hard lines and unmodeled color, invoking a protected but forceful sensuality.

July 6 - July 25, 1995
NYC

Three weeks three different artists.

June 1 - July 1, 1995
NYC

Group exhibition.

April 20 - May 27, 1995
NYC

A presentation of the work of over 60 NYU studio art faculty. The diversity of the artists results in a broad range of conceptions of the art object, but the cohesion of the group and of the work illustrates a profound and ever-developing interest in what constitutes visual art. April 20 - May 6, 1995 and May 11 - May 27, 1995

March 11 - April 15, 1995
NYC

Three artists whose work shares no immediate formal concerns but each invokes an 'uninvited' presence, residual of a past event, or anticipating a future happening. It is this knowing and uninvited presence that merges the quotidien and the poetic.

January 28 - March 4, 1995
NYC

December 3 - January 21, 1995
NYC

October 15 - November 26, 1994
NYC

June 24 - July 30, 1994
NYC

May 6 - June 18, 1994
NYC