Contemporary Art: What`s New On Chrystie Street , New York
(Drivebycuriosity) - New York´s Lower East Side district is a magnet for connoisseurs of contemporary art. There are about 1305 art galleries. Two of the best are on Chrystie Street, where you can frequently see interesting shows.
Lehmann Maupin ( 201 Chrystie Street lehmann ) has now an exhibition with work by Kader Attia, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., and Mickalene Thomas. The show is called "Repossession" (through August 12, 2016). The press release explains: "Each of these artists has devoted their practice to confronting predominant historical narratives embedded in Western culture. Using the language of collage, the artists mine historical and cultural ephemera to create alternative histories that reveal omissions and inaccuracies and celebrate the voices of those who are often invisible or overlooked".
Above you can see my favorites from the show, as usual a very subjective selection.
The neighbor CRG Gallery (195 Chrystie Street crggallery) has also an interesting group exhibition with paintings by Steven Bindernagel, Tomory Dodge, Pia Fries, Sam Reveles, Steve Roden (through August 5, 2016). Below some impressions: