Wreath Interpretations is the thirty-third annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. organized by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation that opens December 4 at the Arsenal Gallery, Central Park (830 Fifth Avenue). The show of work by fifty artists, including Anne Stanner, continues through January 7, 2016.
Now available is The Art Students League On Painting: Lessons and Meditations on Mediums, Styles, and Methods, a collaborative collection of lessons and demos; advice and philosophies; and interviews by current instructors Henry Finkelstein, Mary Beth McKenzie, Ephraim Rubenstein, Thomas Torak, Dan Thompson, Sharon Sprung, Frederick Brosen, Naomi Campbell, Ellen Eagle, Costa Vavagiakis, William Scharf, Peter Homitzky, Charles Hinman; Deborah Winiarski, James L. McElhinney, Frank O’Cain, Ronnie Landfield, and Knox Martin.
Lost Cat: Art in the Age of Social Media, curated by Betty Caroll Fuller and Susan Carr, is now open at the Cape Cod Museum of Art (Dennis, MA). The show focuses “on artists working in some of the new directions in contemporary art—the preeminence of materials, the un-locatable immediacy, confrontation and deconstruction, new understandings of composition and intention, ultimately acknowledging the hand of the artist and the need for community.” Peter Reginato is among the fifty-four artists in this exhibition, which continues through January 16, 2016.
Lustrous Lines: Contemporary Metalpoint Drawings is an exhibition of work by forty-three artists from the US, UK, and Australia. Included in the show, which opens at the Morris Graves Museum of Art (Eureka, CA) November 21 and continues through January 3, 2016, is Sherry Camhy’s Study of a Young Woman and Wendy Shalen’s Cycle.
Thomas Torak’s A Morning Walk won the Allied Artists of America Award at the American Artists Professional League 87th Grand National Exhibition. The exhibition, on now at the Salmagundi Club (New York, NY), continues through November 20.