ArtNews critic Mona Molarsky wrote a thoughtful review of Joseph Peller’s recent solo exhibition at ACA Galleries, Circadian Rhythms of the City, that appears in the Summer 2014 issue of ArtNews (PDF here).
Joseph Peller’s etching Aboard the Ferry is included in the group exhibition Span and Dialogue 2014 American Contemporary Print Exhibition, a group exhibition in Guanlan, China. Professor Hugh J. Merrill of the Kansas City Art Institute curated the exhibition for which he also edited a catalogue.
New York State & Stories, a summer exhibition at William Holman Gallery (65 Ludlow Street New York, NY), features work by fifteen artists, including Richard Barnet. The show closes August 22, but will be open by appointment, August 25 to September 5, 2014. You can also view the show online.
Hugo Bastidas’s solo exhibition at the Mattatuck Museum of Art, in Waterbury, CT, opened August 14 and will run through mid-October. The show focuses on Bastidas’s recent series “Metamorphosis” in which he uses “depictions of water, passageways, and windows into space to indicate change.” Bastidas also has a show of the works he produced during a six-week stay at Maison Verte Artists Residency in Marnay sur Seine, France.
On Friday, September 5, 2014, at the Salmagundi Club (47 Fifth Avenue), Max Ginsburg will paint a portrait from life in the alla prima tradition of many of the Old Masters. Admission for this painting demonstration, which is presented by Allied Artists of America and the Salmagundi Club, is $25. Contact the Salmagundi Club for more information.
The Portrait & Figure Festival is a three-day event, October 23, 24, and 25, 2014, celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of The Art League in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Ephraim Rubenstein is participating as are Art Students League instructors Costa Vavagiakis, Sharon Sprung, and Michael Grimaldi.