Current Exhibitions

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MARCUS ALLEN

June 15 – July 20, 2014  Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

hours: 12:00-5:00pm Wednesday through Sunday

Marcus Allen’s colorful digital paintings capture pop icons and youth culture. A new sculptural installation titledShoe Blox is inspired, in part, by the game Tetris and packaging design. He has exhibited at Deep Tanks and 5050 Skatepark and other venues. Allen received a degree in art from the College of Staten Island and was a fellow in SHARP, Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program, in April and May.

This exhibition is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Edward & Sally Van Lier Fund through New York Community Trust.

 


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ARJUNA ROUTTE-PRIEUR

June 15 – July 20, 2014  Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

hours: 12:00-5:00pm Wednesday through Sunday

Arjuna Routte-Prieur has filled the gallery with sixteen new portraits that capture subjects immersed in noctural landscapes. An entire wall is covered with sketches in a variety of media that served as inspiration for the final portraits. He has exhibited at Armature Art Space and has been featured in Thrasher and StreetCarnage among other publications. Allen received a degree in art from The Art Institute of New York and was a fellow in SHARP, Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program, in April and May.

This exhibition is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Edward & Sally Van Lier Fund through New York Community Trust.


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LeAp / Learning through an Expanded Arts Program

June 12 – September 7, 2014  Public Art on Gazebo Row

A public art project presented in partnership with LeAp and students from IS/PS 25R. Each year contemporary artists collaborate with students to transform school lunchroom tables into colorful works of art that address important social issues in their communities and the world. The art tables are part of the largest student art exhibition in the history of NYC parks and span across all five boroughs.

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