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This exhibition is of Eliot Porter, an American photographer celebrated for his landscapes and view of nature. As a naturalist and amateur photographer, Porter based his photographs off these particular views. Each picture are black and white or weathered colors throughout the works of art. The selected photographs for this art exhibit where hand picked picked by Porter’s long-time friend Jack Macrae. All proceeds for this exhibit goes to Carl Safina’s Blue Ocean Institute.
Location: Paula Cooper Gallery
Address: 534 WEST 21ST STREET NY, NY 10011
Date/Hour: Now- August 8, 2013; Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm.
This watercolor-like painting series of Invasive Pigments is healed at the Queens Botanical Garden. This exhibit explores the migration of weeds and other plants with the help of human movement. Ellie Irons is an artist who created extracts pigments from these local plants. This is a great eco-friendly exhibit of color and plants.
Location: Queens Botanical Garden
Address: 43-50 Main Street, Queens, NY
Date/Hour: Now- 10 27,2013; Monday-Friday 8am- 6pm
Admission: Free with Garden admission
Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light
Known for his photography’s modern traditions, Bill Brandt’s revelation of Shadow and Light shows audiences his visions in black and white. His exploration of this exhibition shows an understanding of photographic history of Britain through the middle of the 20th century. This is one of Brandt’s first exhibits that highlights the beauty of prints and photography.
Location: The Museum of Modern Art
Address: 11 W. 53rd St., New York, NY 10019
Date/Hour: Now- August 12, 2013;
Mon, Wed-Thu, Sat-Sun, 10:30am-5:30 pm; Fri, 10:30am-8pm
Admission: Adults: $25; Seniors 65 and over: $18; Students: $14; Children & members: Free
Phone: (212) 708-9400
Monika Grymalia, Volumen
The Morgan Library & Museum presents its annual sculpture series with large installations from Monika Grymala. This exhibition is composed of many sheets of paper and printed images of autograph manuscripts. Grymaila considers this exhibit as a celebration of pictorial creativity. The best part is how the light changes the work’s appearance throughout the day.
Location: The Morgan Library & Museum
Address: 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY
Date/Hours: Now- Nov 3rd, 2013;
Tue–Thu 10:30am–5pm, Fri 10:30am–9pm, Sat 10am–6pm, Sun 11am–6pm
Admission: $18; seniors,
students and children 12–16 $12;
children under 12 free.
Fri 7–9pm free.
Phone: (212) 685-0008