Rowing Blazers @ Rivington
Oct
4
to Oct 15

Rowing Blazers @ Rivington

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Rowing Blazers is a cool, quirky, made-in-NYC menswear brand designed by archaeologist and former US national team rower Jack Carlson.

They will be unveiling limited-edition capsules with MISTER MORT and Merz b. Schwanen, as well as its new collection of rugby shirts and a selection of vintage pieces curated by Wooden Sleepers and Foundwell, at its October Pop Up.

2 Rivington Street
October 4-8 / 11am-8pm

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www.rowingblazers.com

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Uncommon Beauty @ Bowery
Sep
29
to Oct 8

Uncommon Beauty @ Bowery

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Anonymous art blogger and curator @GirlSeesArt and co-curator Jean-Noel Moneton present UNCOMMON BEAUTY, a contemporary group show that challenges traditional notions of beauty, and finds it instead in the unconventional, the strange, and the exceptional.

Beauty is subjective. For each individual, notions of beauty are shaped not only by their culture and society, but also by their experiences and personalities. In Uncommon Beauty, nine contemporary artists explore their subjective beauty ideals through film, collage, portraiture, painting, photography, sculpture, street art, textile design and installation art. Within a primarily female roster, the participants represent four continents, a wide array of cultural viewpoints, and range from emerging to well-established. Participating artists include DAIN, Renee Phillips, Shoshanna Weinberger, Erica Prince, Lara Minerva, Kelsey S Brewer, Ventiko, Jes Gamble, and Joy Kim.

Social media, with its ability to connect the world in new ways, offers an outlet for an increasingly diverse array of voices to be heard by creating international platforms for those who previously had none.  @GirlSeesArt uses her contemporary art-centric Instagram account as an effective resource to create opportunities for artists and, therein, exemplify social media’s sway. In fact, two of the show’s artists, neither of whom are NY-based, were identified by the curators through Instagram.

The two-week pop-up show will also feature special events and programming designed to engage the public and educate a wide audience about the artists, their work, and the overarching theme of ‘uncommon beauty.’ These include meditation and yoga sessions, artist talks, Transformational Makeovers and a performance event in which artist Ventiko literally devours a bust of a man made entirely of chocolate.

The opening night’s first 100 guests will receive a signed print of Lara Minerva’s ‘Bloom’ collage, pictured above. The full programming schedule can be found on @GirlSeesArt’s website.

Programming: 

  • Thursday, September 28th, OPENING NIGHT, 208 Bowery in Soho,  6 - 10PM  
  • Saturday, September 30th, 5-elements themed meditation led by yoga guru Ira Ruiz, 11AM - 12PM
  • Saturday September 30th, TRANSFORMATIONAL MAKEOVERS by Erica Prince
  • Sunday, October 1st, TRANSFORMATIONAL MAKEOVERS by Erica Prince
  • Tuesday, October 3rd, Artist talk by Shoshanna Weinberger,  6-7 PM
  • Thursday, October 5th, Live performance and film screening by Kelsey Brewer and Ventiko, 7 - 9PM
  • Friday, October 6th, TRANSFORMATIONAL MAKEOVERS by Erica Prince
  • Saturday, October 7th, TRANSFORMATIONAL MAKEOVERS by Erica Prince
  • Sunday, October 8th, WALK IN TRANSFORMATIONAL MAKEOVERS by Erica Prince

For additional information and images, visit www.girlseesart.com or contact GirlSeesArt at GirlSeesArt@gmail.com or Jean Noel Moneton at jean-noel@msn.com.

208 Bowery
Sept 29 - Oct 08
Opening Reception: September 28/ 6-10pm

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Justin Stutzman: Catch The Wind @ Elizabeth
Sep
27
to Oct 8

Justin Stutzman: Catch The Wind @ Elizabeth

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I have always been impressed with the buzzard. It is a large scavenging bird that catches thermals in order to glide thousands of feet above the ground without using up precious energy by flapping.  Scientists have long known that thermal soaring requires complex decision making within the turbulent environment of a rising column of warm air from the earth, but have yet to fully understand how this bird is so efficient at catching and utilizing the wind. 
To catch the wind; despite its challenge, is necessary for soaring

New works consist of plaster, oil, and mixed media on canvas

                                                                                                        - Justin Stutzman

171 Elizabeth St
Sept 27- Oct 08 / 11am-7pm
Opening Night: September 28/ 6-8pm

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Fitchwork: The Superpattern Pop-Up @ Rivington
Sep
22
to Sep 30

Fitchwork: The Superpattern Pop-Up @ Rivington

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Fitchwork, a collaborative design studio created by Travis Fitch, will launch its first collection of objects on with the Superpattern Pop-Up. The interactive showroom will be open to the public daily from 10am to 8pm, September 22 to September 30 at 2 Rivington Street, New York, NY 10002.

The range consists of eight fundamental objects—a ring, a cuff, a bracelet, a necklace, a table lamp, a pendant light, a ceramic vessel, and an ottoman—which can be rendered as any one of 23 totally new patterns and manufactured on-demand. The collection was created through a novel combination of old and new technology. Each pattern is rooted in some combination of geometry, ancient architectural and textile patterns—digitally woven, rendered using CAD software, and mapped to the unique bends and curves of each object.

The pieces themselves are either 3D printed directly from laser-sintered nylon, cast in silver, gold, or brass via a lost wax process, or slip-cast with porcelain in 3D-printed mold. These processes allow for the bending of traditional rules of materiality, freeing detailed motifs to bend and flow around organic, curvilinear shapes in unprecedented ways. The result is an array of ornamental, highly functional designs meant to be worn and lived with daily.

Visitors to the Superpattern Pop-Up will be able to try on and play with examples from the line, which are available for pre-orders shipping in November. The shop will also host a few surprise events during the run, which will be announced via newsletter and Instagram.

2 Rivington Street
September 22-30 / 10am-8pm
Opening Night: September 21 / 6-9 pm

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CASA BEYT HOME @ Elizabeth
Sep
19
to Sep 24

CASA BEYT HOME @ Elizabeth

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New York, NY, September 2017– New design studio, CASA BEYT HOME, launches its first pop up event & textile workshops in New York City – from September 19-24 – as a part of Li Edelkoort’s New York Textile Month.

Curated by Denise Maroney, a Rhode Island School of Design graduate and textiles artist, CASA BEYT HOME features objects for the home made by a collection of 16 artisans and designers from throughout the Middle East and Central America. Maroney met and worked with several of the featured artists during her travels across the two regions.

“I went from working in a surface design studio in Beirut, Lebanon to a textile mill in Guatemala and I was struck by the unexpected similarities between the two regions, in particular by the cultural signi cance of textile making,” says Maroney. “There is a deep resonance among these designers: they share a commitment to craftsmanship, a whimsical yet thoughtful perspective on their culture and heritage, and a grasp of the social impact design has on the local community.”

The name of the exhibit–a nod to the words for “home” in Spanish and Arabic– reflects Maroney’s desire to create a new type of home through intercultural dialogue. From Egyptian kilim rugs to alpaca pillows from Oaxaca, silk embroidered pillows from Lebanon to Guatemalan hand painted ceramic plates, the original designs reflect heritage, culture, and contemporary life from both regions.

“The artists use a mix of innovative and traditional techniques – mostly related to textiles, but also translat- ed into ceramics, metal, and recycled plastic – to create objects for the home that walk the line between art and design. They are weaving, embroidering, and painting a powerful story in each piece they produce.”

Visitors will also have the chance to take a piece (or two) of the artisanal pop-up home with them. A select number of objects are in fact made by refugee women living in Lebanon; all proceeds from the sale of their embroidery will go directly back to their textile co-ops and NGOs.

CASA BEYT HOME will also host two evening workshops for those curious about making textiles: Weaving in Central America, instructed by Audrey Ducas, a textile designer and artist working between Guatemala, France, and the USA; and Embroidery from the Middle East, led by Wafa Ghnaim, a Palestinian writer and artist.

CASA BEYT HOME has also been invited to Dubai this November for Dubai Design Week, and plans for a pop up in Mexico City are in the works for early 2018.

Initiated by Lidewij Edelkoort, the trend forecaster and Dean of Hybrid Studies at Parsons School of Design, New York Textile Month gathers all voices and expressions concerning fabrics, bringing together museums, galleries, showrooms, retailers, design studios, students, and the general public to discuss the importance of textiles. CASA BEYT HOME is proud to be a firrst time participant.

For more information, please contact: Denise Maroney, 646-541-1014 or info@casabeythome.com

Participants

Audrey Ducas ∙ Behind The Hill · Handmade 502 Home · Inéditions · Inaash · Kiliim· La Fábrica ∙ Luna Zorro · Maria Romero Textiles ∙ Palorosa Project · Santimetre · Soraya Ghezelbash · Tatreez & Tea ∙ The Ana Collection · Wael Morcos · Zenza

171 Elizabeth Street
September 19-24 / 11am– 8pm

A Pop Up featuring artisanal, handmade home decor from throughout Central America & the Middle East. Part of New York Textile Month.

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Link to sign up for workshops: https://www.casabeythome.com/events/

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Mayson Gallery: Art Attack @ Bowery
Sep
13
to Sep 17

Mayson Gallery: Art Attack @ Bowery

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Mayson Gallery is pleased to announce Art Attack, a group exhibition of twenty-five artists curated by Artlovenyc.

Art Attack is a group show featuring street artists based in and out out New York City. Curated by Artlovenyc, the exhibition will be presented in the Lower East Side at 208 Bowery from September 13, 2017 through September 17, 2017, with an opening reception on September 13 from 6 to 9pm.

The artists featured in the show are Dom Pattinson, Vexta, ASVP, Jeremy Penn, Sacsix, JPO, Icy & Sot, BD white, Greg Frederick, Destroy Rebuild NY, Sr. Lasso, Consumerart, John Arthur Carr, Stephen Bliss, Chris Mendoza, Frida Harari Sitton, Jenna Krypell, Briana Wills, Katy Hirschfeld, Sandy Cohen, Cavier Coleman, JOpenHeART, Dedebandaid and Manserart.

Bringing together established, emerging, local and international artists, Art Attack presents artists that work across a variety of visual arts media. They create art in different forms and formats, including painting, stencil, collage, sculpture and mixed media. With this wide range of techniques and variety of ethnicity, Art Attack investigates the uniqueness and the particular voice that each artist portrays his experience within the street art world.

208 Bowery
September 13-17 *by appointment only
Opening Reception: September 13, 6pm - 9pm

Contact: Natalie Acevedo
Natalie@mayson.gallery
(516) 582-7070

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Olderbrother @ Elizabeth
Sep
13
to Sep 17

Olderbrother @ Elizabeth

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Olderbrother is popping up in New York to present their latest Hand Me Downs collection.

Experience first-hand how they are re-innovating the lifecycle of clothing by breathing life into past seasons, damages and one-offs. 

Calling on hand-dyed organic indigo, plant-based enzyme distressing and hand-patching Olderbrother invests each piece with the love of lived-in, made-new feeling.

171 Elizabeth St
Sept 13-17 / 11am-7pm

www.olderbrother.us
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Good Season @ Rivington
Sep
12
to Sep 17

Good Season @ Rivington

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「Good Season」is a seasonal popup event by wrk-shp, botanica workshop, jujumade & friends. With a focus on craftsmanship, design and function, products featured include women's clothing, underwear, and swimwear, as well as ceramic and leather accessories.

wrk-shp

wrk-shp designs architecture, home objects and clothing. We create high quality items that are both artful and useful. Our clothing is made of natural fiber textiles & trims all imported from Japan. Each seam of every garment is sewn in California USA.

Botanica Workshop

Botanica Workshop is a lifestyle brand focusing on underwear and loungewear made of organic and sustainable materials.  We partner with local artisans and technicians to create small production runs of well crafted pieces a few times a year in Los Angeles, CA.

jujumade

Ceramics are typically stationary and utilitarian, jujumade breaks away from this mould and transforms ceramics into wearable pieces that is both sculptural and playful. Pieces can be worn in multiple ways, allowing the owner to experiment and find their own look. Our current collection is a play on porcelain, elevating it to something as precious as pearls.

2 Rivington St
Sept 12-14 / 11am-7pm
Sept 15-17 / by appointment only
Opening Night: Sept 12 / 6-9pm

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Maldu Mesquita: The Poetry of the Great Cities @ Elizabeth
Sep
8
to Sep 11

Maldu Mesquita: The Poetry of the Great Cities @ Elizabeth

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The work of Malu Mesquita praises one of the most striking features of the history of photography; the urban landscape. This photographer from São Paulo is part of a group of image-makers who walk around the city carrying their cameras or mobile devices, and the result is a visual poetry that refers to the great mastering of the craft.

Since photography was invented in the nineteenth century, the figure of “flâneur” has emerged, the stilt that was dazzled by the new elements of the modern landscape. It is worth remembering that in this period the cities, as we see them today, were forming, thanks to the inventions of the Industrial Revolution. The urban space has widened, thus creating a perfect setting for new image producers to build their stories.

In this project, the photographer brings back to New York, two of his works - “On Same Wall" and "New York / São Paulo”. In the first one it presents a series of 10 images, printed in the methacrylate technique, and about the remnants that were left in the streets. In the background of the image we always see the same wall, but the foreground objects are changing in each photo, leading us to think about the memory of objects.

Through the series "New York / São Paulo", Mesquita makes a visual comparison between the two metropolises. The Photos are presented in a diptych form, where the viewer is aware of scenes encountered by the photographer in his wanderings in these cities that have much thing in common.

Street Photography, for Malu, does not only about wandering the cities looking for a good photo, but also she puts at her disposal the philosophical and cultural reflection on the singular way she sees her subject.

Renato Negrão - Curator.

171 Elizabeth St
Sept 8-11

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Odele Zhang: LIVE Broadcast @ Rivington
Aug
22
to Aug 27

Odele Zhang: LIVE Broadcast @ Rivington

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Inset painting: “James” Odele Zhang, 2017 Oil on linen, 56 in. by 36 in.

Inset painting: “James” Odele Zhang, 2017
Oil on linen, 56 in. by 36 in.

Odele Zhang: LIVE Broadcast
Curated by Pablo Barrera

Parasol Projects @ Rivington will be hosting Odele Zhang’s solo exhibition titled, LIVE Broadcast.

LIVE Broadcast features Zhang’s sometimes playful, oftentimes somber, representation of fleeting encounters with her subjects. The paintings are produced live within a set time restriction, never to exceed a single day. At first glance, her paintings connote a seemingly figurative state, but Zhang’s subjects serve to render her momentary feelings while painting, rather than the subject itself. Classical traditions of painting train us to decipher the mimetic, but Zhang attempts to capture the tense moment when the artist is transcribing the shifting visuals of the physical object by making the object reflect her ephemeral reactions toward what she observes.

The pursuit of live painting emerged as a key practice for Zhang when she progressed from her earlier reliance on photography for her animals in collage-like paintings. Zhang's earlier work distorted the common representation of nature via landscape, choosing instead to evoke nature via animals that serve as the actants of an urban landscape. By placing them in unexpected, yet rational relationships to urban settings, nature became a heterotopic place, always in the mind's eye, yet not depicted in traditional format. Her previous works ejected standard shorthand for descriptive imagery, yet, was burdened with an overabundance of digital images from which to draw from. Photography become an easy way to gather thousands of images, and Zhang vainly attempted to process the plethora of material, frustrated by their incompleteness, and disillusioned by her inability to refer back to each fragment as her art was assembled.

In her newer work, Zhang, likewise, refuses to shy away from complex imagery, but is now prioritizing the opportunity painting offers toward achieving an ephemeral impression. Zhang’s new works rely on her personal observations and visual engagement with her topics, limited by tangible factors, such as time, lighting, and the intimacy fostered between her and what her subject decides to reveal while observed. Furthermore, while Zhang’s previous works relied on digital photography to produce and reproduce her imagery, in her new works, she discards photography’s filter on how an artist “sees,” instead, aiming for a live reading of her subject’s visual reality. The digital medium served her past works well, offering layered visuals and generating composites of animals and landscapes; however, in observing the shifting colors and textures of fur and hide, Zhang particularly grappled with how a “reality” of the layers of colors in a natural environment, or of a subject in nature, could hardly be captured by pixels. The same problem carried into rendering similarly varied, changing tones of human skin and clothes; photography facilitated the denial of these complex visual elements. Painting from real life allows Zhang to process the colors and textures that light reveals over time and through motion. Her attention is now drawn to the liveliness her subjects inherently possess.

In vying for this honest, constrained impression of her subject, Zhang deviates from the scientific and ocular preoccupations of impressionist painters, per se, as well as the emotional tone of abstract expressionists. Zhang is not trying to make a mark; she is leaving the traces she has managed to retrieve at the moment of painting, while fighting the commercial illustration style that informed the surfaces of modern painters. Past artists, like J. M. W. Turner, have already championed a “real-time” or plein air painting style, but while Turner’s works use light to masterfully execute a portrayal of the atmosphere and mood of nature, Zhang is interested in the nature of the relationship between herself and her subject, acknowledging how light governs how an artist sees, and using that moment to capture her selfish pursuit of engaging by painting. In this way, Zhang is learning how she feels as she paints, and painting what she learns.

In Zhang’s new body of work, a nude painting submits to this shifting light: the subtle, but present pink and purple skin tones are exaggerated, which clash with brushstrokes eager to depict motion. Still life depictions of lemons take on a psychological aura when juxtaposed with swimming goggles, evoking the uncanny light near beaches: yellows, greens, and blues accentuate that specific character such lighting summons. Zhang’s quickly executed paintings wrench these furtive qualities, as the painting toggles between abstraction and figuration, without respecting either. We are encouraged to glimpse Zhang's perspective, whether it is musings on fruit, insights on her friends, or bemusement toward a model’s futile erection. The figurative is not enough, as Zhang aims to equally prioritize undeniable primal instincts her subjects possess and share with her. Abstraction is insufficient; Zhang is just as preoccupied with the illusory elements the combination of physical presence, shifting light, and time produces. The viewer is then invited to shed trained modes of seeing, all while wrestling with the problematic need for self-presence during our voyeuristic perusal of the depictions she provides.

Zhang's quixotic effort toward a future-oriented type of painting does not look back at the previous self, refusing to return to the last painting, but, rather, enjoying how the use of a few lines can render her moving targets. The time is there to paint, but Zhang takes great effort to generate lively images via jarring, fun tactics, before tedium directs the image toward a sort of completion. Zhang’s moment of interaction is a selfish pursuit of that notion of liberated thought, action, and attitude towards painting. LIVE Broadcast is not about the fleeting subject, but about Zhang’s fleeting attention to the subject during the limited time of interaction, depicting an internalized sense of the moment that rendered the painting in that condition.

As a short-term pop-up space, Parasol Projects @ Rivington mirrors the type of constraints that Zhang’s recent works desire to capitalize on. The compressed time limit of the show drives Zhang to discard any unnecessary projections or attempts at quotation. The limited showing compliments Zhang’s momentary engagement with the subjects she is able to paint leading up to the exhibition. As a result, the viewer is offered an equally compressed, live engagement with the works themselves.

Parasol Projects’ pop-up nature invites the audience to live in the moment and to process these paintings in an ephemeral world, grasping your attention for that moment. Come, for a live broadcast.

Odele Eleanor Zhang resides in Brooklyn, New York. For more information on her extant work, please visit: http://www.odele.co/


2 Rivington St
August 22-27 / 10am-6pm
Preview, Tuesday, August 22: 6-8pm
Opening Reception: August 23, 6-8pm
Closing Reception:  August 26, 3-6pm

 

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Bell'invito @ Elizabeth St
Aug
17
to Aug 27

Bell'invito @ Elizabeth St

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Bell’Invito Stationers began in 2004 with the vision of fashion art director, Heather Wiese. Influenced by her time spent in Italy, she sought to create a product combining her love of traditional European style and its meticulous craftsmanship with her skill for modern design.

Heather already had an avid interest in artisanal printing, so when she unearthed some forgotten family heirlooms, among them a number of late 19th century printing presses that had been covered in dust for decades, it was the perfect opportunity to learn more about the process and see if this was exactly what she’d been looking for. Turned out, it was.

Today Bell’Invito stationery is printed using presses that date back to the late 1800’s. The Bell’Invito brand encompasses four distinct collections: Couture, Luxe, Social, and Digital Bespoke.

The level of design, quality of materials and proprietary printing techniques set Bell’Invito apart in the world of fine paper goods. Heather and the Bell’Invito team are committed to superior client service and an unpretentious approach to sharing knowledge, the joy of social entertaining and an appreciation for quality and timeless correspondence.

171 Elizabeth St
August 17-27 / 10am-7pm
Opening Event: August 17 / 6-8:30pm

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THINK @ Elizabeth
Aug
2
to Aug 6

THINK @ Elizabeth

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THINK is a streetwear brand that is based out of Minneapolis Minnesota. It was started by two college students who were raised in the state of Minnesota. THINK is a brand based around the idea of Thinking Outside the Box. THINK sells a variety of items including T-shirts, Long-sleeve shirts, Sweatshirts, Crewnecks, Shorts, Polos, Backpacks, Skatedecks, and Hats. THINK will be selling many of their items from their first summer drop at the pop up, as well as their new, New York City collection. 

August 2-6 / 10am-8pm
171 Elizabeth St

www.thxnkoutsidethebox.com 
@officialthink.

 

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Solo New York @ Bowery
Jul
27
6:00pm 6:00pm

Solo New York @ Bowery

Designed in New York, available everywhere, Solo is one of the largest and fastest growing urban lifestyle brands. You're invited to celebrate the new Solo New York bag collections in NYC. Join the happy hour event for food/drinks/music and to check out the new product. Solo New York will be gifting a bag that best fits your style!

208 Bowery
Opening Night: July 27 / 6pm-9pm
Please RSVP

www.solo.net
@solonewyork

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The COUNTERCULTURE POP-UP @ Rivington St
Jul
25
to Jul 30

The COUNTERCULTURE POP-UP @ Rivington St

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The COUNTERCULTURE POP-UP: Outcasts, Outlaws and Misfits
NEW YORK, NY – Jena Min, founder of luxe boutique gallery Condemned to Be Free is collaborating with social media maven, Minnie Park to celebrate countercultural fashion, beauty, art and design in a whirlwind six-day pop-up that’s a cross between a carnival reality show and performance theater for graffiti artists. Featured in this highly curated event are
avant-garde prints of kabuki theater performers and a photo book on Japanese LGBTQ culture by Michel Delsol, a photo series on ‘forgotten places’ by Gudrun Georges, skateboard decks featuring artwork by iconic artists Ai Weiwei and JeanMichel Basquiat in partnership with the Skateroom, Topstone limited-edition vaporizers, bad-ass luxury accessories, and
Erbanna will be launching their newest collection of 420-friendly bags. And if you’re a native New Yorker you may recognize the art of local street artist #WhoIsDirk whose work will be featured all over the walls.

Join us in this one-of-a-kind cultural retail experience where you can shop for some seriously cool shit while enjoying hemp-infused chocolate truffles and freshly popped popcorn in a graffiti-art setting. But no counterculture experience is complete without indulging in a cannabis beauty make-over, a henna hand tattoo, a palm reading and perhaps a bootcamp-style workout with ex-cons (to help you get the prison body you always wanted). The event takes place (where else? but) in New York City– once the heart of the underground scene where squatters ruled the East Village and Save the Robots made anarcho-punks like Blyth Power and Thatcher on Acid seem tame in comparison.
This event is open to the public.

No worries if you can’t make it to the pop-up show in person. The entire event will be live-streamed via @counterculturepopup where you can watch and vote on your favorite shows for a chance to win highly coveted prizes!

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors:
CC Gregibles | ConBody | Curved Papers | Erbanna | Topstone Projects
Baked Joint & Co. | Condemned to Be Free | MiniB Beauty
If you’re interested in collaborating, shoot us a bio, photo, and a link to your portfolio: counterculturepopup@gmail.com

About Condemned to Be Free
Condemned to Be Free is a purveyor of the curious: luxe experimental fashion, organic hemp beauty, and provocative objets d'art that champion the non-conformist. The subversive lifestyle brand frequently collaborates with a collective of makers and creatives who live by their own rules to promote social good through the creative arts.

Contact: http://www.condemnedtobefree.com | iam@condemnedtobefree.com

About Minnie Park
Minnie Park is a sales and marketing stylist who creates social media messaging for Korean beauty brands as well as for brands like Bobbi Brown and L'Oreal. She is founder of MiniB Beauty, a U.S. based cosmetic consulting firm that develops campaigns to work holistically with the brand's business goals. Previously, she wore stilettos and managed relationships for top-tier Wall Street firms. When not staring at data sets or discovering the next big beauty trend, she is busy thinking up new ways to spoil her 5 dogs (who definitely have fancier lifestyles than she does).

Contact: http://www.minibbeauty.com | minib@minibbeauty.com

July 25-30 / 11 am - 9 pm
2 Rivington St NYC

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EnnyEthnic @ Elizabeth
Jul
25
to Jul 30

EnnyEthnic @ Elizabeth

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EnnyEthnic is a contemporary lifestyle clothing and accessory line featuring bold prints from Zimbabwe and other parts of the African continent. The carefully selected bold prints and rich colors make each piece a statement piece. The line prides itself in limiting a print to one season, retiring that print once the season is finished. This creates an exclusivity in the pieces that is unmatched and truly unique.  

171 Elizabeth St
July 25-30 / 10am-8pm

www.enny-ethnic.com
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 Between the Lines @ Rivington
Jul
19
to Jul 23

 Between the Lines @ Rivington

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 Between the Lines  ______  

Here is my secret. It is very simple.
It is only with the heart thatone can see rightly;
What is essential ­is invisible to theeye.

—Antoine de Saint Exupéry, Le Petit Prince

_________

The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity. (One is unable to notice something—because it is always before one’s eyes.)

—Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations

Between the Lines, an exhibition featuring 10 selected artists from Japan, showcases the aesthetics of abstraction in each of the artists’ chosen mediums. Ranging from Japanese traditional mineral pigments to laser-cut papers, the works present dissimilar yet correlating approaches toward the context of unspoken messages.

While the title, Between the Lines, is commonly used to describe something that is not written or said explicitly or openly, it also addresses the aesthetics of “opaqueness” in Japanese expression and philosophy—where the most essential part is often not obvious at first glance. The exhibition celebrates this lapse of time by intensifying, silencing or synthesizing the notion of opaqueness.

Some of the artists explore the imperfection and blurriness in the hues to suggest a sense of emotional loss and uncertainness, while others utilize “lines” made by paper cutouts or drawn by acrylic pen to observe organic subjects using inorganic materials to underline the fragility. At first glance, some of the artworks seem to be abstract and straightforward, yet the artists have carefully chosen the materials to layer on multiple meanings.

Between the Lines will be on view July 19-23 at Parasol Projects, 2 Rivington Street, New York City, with an opening reception for artists on Thursday, July 20, 6-8 p.m. Participating artists are Reina Arima, Setsuko Ishida, Mica Kinoshita, Kiyora, Ai Ohkawara, Tamaki Ozone, Takahiko Sato, Tomoko Sue, SHIHO and Hirofumi Yamamoto. All artworks will be on online for purchase during and after the exhibition for two weeks. This exhibition is organized by Artrates in Tokyo, which supports Japanese artists to showcase and promote their works internationally.

2 Rivington Street
July 19-23 / 12-6pm
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 20, 6-8 p.m.
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Seize sur Vingt @ Rivington
Jul
12
to Jul 16

Seize sur Vingt @ Rivington

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SEIZE sur VINGT IS BACK ON RIVINGTON STREET WITH HUGE SALE! 

This one's for the NYC Peeps only! Now in a new fun pop-up shop at 2 Rivington Street, around the corner from GROUPE HQ at 198 Bowery. Hundreds of great finds that aren't online, including many shirts, suits, jackets etc. PLUS the prices are going to be even lower than before! Get ready, next week is packed with big discounts.

July 12-16
2 Rivington St

www.groupe.nyc
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More than one possibility @ Bowery
Jul
11
to Jul 16

More than one possibility @ Bowery

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More than one possibility: A photo exhibition of an independent Brazilian photography group.

Based on the phrase of the American curator Lucy Lippard: “… it is not necessary to wait for an invitation for doing an exhibition, just go for it and make it”, this group of Brazilian photographers got together to show their production in a photo exhibition.

The idea of this project was founded by the independent curator and teacher Renato Negrão, who has promoted and curated several groups through exhibitions in different countries such as: Canada, Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon. 

In 2016 Negrão did his biggest project, when he transformed the central historical train station of São Paulo, into an open gallery, with more than 100 images hanged above the platforms and on footbridges (www.renatonegrao.com.br)

The idea of this exhibition in NY is that the group believes in the public audience as the most important critic and judge, so everyone is invited to see the images of the 23 Brazilian photographers.

This exhibition includes a mix of different subjects such as: landscape, portrait, self-portrait, personal history, documentary, memories and street art.

Photographers:
Anderson Coimbra; Bernando Borges; Bia Ferrer; Camila Gil; Eli Criva; Ellion Cardoso; Fernanda Fernades; Isa Godoy; Iza Abe; Gabriela de Barros; Gustavo Sérvio; Giuliana Camargo; Lu Lisboa; Malu Mesquita; Máximo Hernández; Mônica Assan; Mônica Cavalcante; Monica Scafuro; Montserrat Baches; Ricardo Abreu; Ritta Mendonça; Simone Tchalian; Tuta Pine e Vera Resende.

Organization and curator by: Renato Negrão.

208 Bowery
Opening July 11 / 7pm
On view until July 16

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POP-UP MEET-UP! @ Rivington
Jul
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

POP-UP MEET-UP! @ Rivington

Creators, designers, artists!
Come join us on July 10th at 2 Rivington St / 6-9pm for a happy hour to discuss our next pop-up share program! 

The pop-up share will take place August 1-7. It's an opportunity that brings creatives and makers together. We give YOU the unique ability to pop up in a high traffic commercial space in NYC with like-minded people sharing the cost.

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Jul
5
to Jul 9

Cecilia André: Tied Together @ Rivington

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Cecilia André - Tied Together
Curated by Nina Gomes and Katia Gerlach

Exploring the boundaries beyond canvas and material, Cecilia André weaves the seer into the void and transforms remains in a process of ceaseless renewal. As the seer, you delve from the past to the future and benefit from a sense of infinitude.   Not so fixed in the now, André connects time dots, front and back, before and after, shadows and grids, wood and cloth in an avant-garde approach to the potentialities of matter. André is the old weaver dealing with contemporary fables.  The artist invites not only the eyes but the whole body to float, transit, experiment in the role of a moving being through spatial ruptures. Beware: these elaborate frames not only resuscitate objects otherwise in decay, they actively redeem. Such redemption being the sole route to perpetuating a not merely mythical humanity.

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Cecilia André is a Brazilian painter, with a BFA and a BAE from Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, in Brazil. She has been living in New York for the past 25 years, where she studied in art programs at the New York Studio School, Pratt Institute and School of Visual Arts.

The artist has shown in important museums in Brazil, where she was represented by Adriana Penteado Contemporary Art Gallery for 17 years. In the U.S., she has shown her work at different venues in New York, including a solo exhibition curated by Kazuko Miyamoto at Gallery OneTwentyEight, and participated in four editions of the NYC Figment Arts Festival. Outside the city, André held exhibitions in Saint Louis MO and South Orange NJ. 

2 Rivington St
July 5-9 / 12-6pm
Opening Night: July 6 / 5-9pm

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Lucy Nell Stewart @ Elizabeth
Jun
28
to Jul 1

Lucy Nell Stewart @ Elizabeth

Multimedia audio/visual artist Lucy Nell Stewart will share a selection of her recent projects. 

“I find great sustenance in the mother ship and all her elements. Coming from a classical and avant-garde theatre arts background I carry with me the proscenium to composite new worlds with my beloved and always surprising creature friends. As much as I am painting/composing with movements and sounds, the works have a life of their own and I try to stay out of the way”.

Lucy Nell Stewart was born in Northern California in autumn of 1960. From 1973-1976 she attended American Ballet Theater scholarship summers in New York City. Returning to California she finished high school then danced professionally with a handful of ballet companies; Houston Ballet, San Francisco Opera Ballet, Garden State Ballet, and Dayton Ballet. In 1979 through the mid 1980’s she created and performed her own performance art works in New York City as well studied clowning at “If Every Fool”. She headed back to California to for theater and film projects where her first one-woman show emerged in the early 1990’s in Los Angeles. Back to New York City mid 1990’s to create her second show and her theatrical pursuits led to an interest in filmmaking. She attended a handful of Super 8 and 16mm classes at Millennium with Ross McLaren and then migrated to video on her own to create these works. She has been making art her entire life and now resides in Pennsylvania near the Delaware River.                                                         

June 28-July 1 / 12-6pm
171 Elizabeth St

www.lucynellstewart.com
 

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Rachel Hope Allan: CRASH @ Rivington
Jun
27
to Jul 2

Rachel Hope Allan: CRASH @ Rivington

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Elizabeth Taylor. 2015 Ambrotype. 165 mm x 125 mm

Elizabeth Taylor. 2015 Ambrotype.
165 mm x 125 mm


Rachel Hope Allan: CRASH
In association with Wallplay and Rouge Society Gin

Fresh from the idyllic antipodes comes CRASH, the most recent exhibition by Rachel Hope Allan. For one week Allan’s photographic works will be on display at number 2 Rivington Street. With more than a nod to J. G. Ballard’s book of the same name, CRASH sees Allan explore the textured collision between technology and human inquiry: as raw as rope burn and as black as the dull ache you only feel in your groin. Run headlong into a world where steel and steam fuse with spit, rubber and desire in a series of works created through photographic process from both the 19th and 21st centuries. CRASH investigates the fear and supernatural atmosphere during an act of resuscitation, bringing to the surface modes of image making set to moments near death.  
 Interested in subterfuge, trickery and the alchemical magic of photography, Allan’s work raises questions   Allan’s work deals with restraint, curiosity and mimicry. Her work challenges perceptions of reality to explore the fetishization of objects within a around the potential and expectations of image production in the 21 photographic process.

Biography
Rachel Hope Allan is an artist and writer from New Zealand. She holds a master of fine arts with distinction from Dunedin School of Art, New Zealand where she currently lectures in photography and electronic arts. She has exhibited both locally and internationally including; commissioned work for The Yu Gallery, Shanghai (2017), The Tokyo International Art Fair, Tokyo (2017), The Dunedin Public Art Gallery (2016), Getty Images Gallery, London (2016), Toitu Museum, (2014), The Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s Rear Window (2014), Urban Spree, Berlin (2014) and BRUCE Gallery, Dunedin (2014). Allan was a finalist in the Renaissance Photography Prize (2016) with a work she created at the first artist residency offered by Hone Tuwhare Trust in Kaka Point, New Zealand (2014).  Allan’s published artist-books CRASH and Kaka Point are held in the collection of The Reminders Photography Stronghold (Tokyo, Japan). Contact Details for further information Email: rachelhopeallan@gmail.com Web: rachelhopeallan.com

2 Rivington St
June 28-July 2 / 11am-7pm
Preview: June 27 / 6-9pm
Free entry, all welcome.

For more information visit: www.wallplay.com
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Cave Homo @ Bowery
Jun
24
to Jun 25

Cave Homo @ Bowery

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Cave Homo is a zine about professional skateboarder Brian Anderson. Mostly known for his international success becoming Thrasher’s Skater of the Year in 1999 and winning the World Cup of Skateboarding in Münster, Germany the same year, he has since become one of the most iconic and respected professional Skateboarders worldwide.

In 2016, Brian came out as gay. In a recent Vice documentary he talks about his journey, fears, and why it was the right decision to no longer keep his sexuality a secret.

Designer Luke Williams and photographer Christian Trippe collaborated closely with Brian to create Cave Homo. The zine is a combination of portraits, shot in an exclusive intimate photo shoot, excerpts from Brian’s private sketchbooks and personal collection of polaroids. Cave Homo reveals a new and di erent side of Brian, outside the skateboarding world.

The show will feature photography from the zine and for the first time, Brian will show some of his paintings. The zine is hand-numbered and limited to 666 copies. Visitors will be able to buy a copy during the 2-day event.

208 Bowery
Opening party: June 24 / 6-9pm
June 25 / 12-9pm
Signing with Brian on Sunday June 25 / 2–5pm

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cavehomo.com
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NO LOVE FOR THE WILD @ Bowery
Jun
21
to Jun 23

NO LOVE FOR THE WILD @ Bowery

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NO LOVE FOR THE WILD

Pop-Up Shop/ Exhibition

HAERTS Julian Klincewicz Brittany Asch 6/21-6/23

On June 21, HAERTS, Julian Klincewicz and Brittany Asch launch No Love for the Wild, a three day Pop-Up Shop/Exhibition at Parasol Projects on 208 Bowery .

The Pop-Up shop/exhibition is centered around the release of HAERTS new single "No Love for the Wild" and extends their on going collaboration with Julian Klincewicz into the physical realm.

It will explore the music through visual art (Video / photographic), an immersive performance by HAERTS, the release of a limited edition capsule collection, as well as floral sculpture by BRRCH Florals Brittany Asch .

The Pop-up shop & Exhibition are meant to give a visual & physical context to the sonic landscapes created by HAERTS - to create, or make apparent the world in which the songs exist, in a truly special and immersive way.

Hours June 22 & June 23 / 12 -7pm
Opening Night : June 21 from 6 to 9pm (HAERTS Performance at 7:30pm)

soundcloud.com/haertsmusic/no-love-for-the-wild
vimeo.com/206297736
www.brrch.com/home

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RORA @ Elizabeth
Jun
20
to Jun 25

RORA @ Elizabeth

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RORA IS BACK ON ELIZABETH STREET!

This brand allows women to worry less about what to wear and spend more time living. Each collection is inspired by a different city around the world and this Spring 2017 was inspired by the culture and colors of Nanjing, China. The line ranges from essentials must haves to statement pieces. RORA’s high-end products add value into each garment through hand selected fabrics & reversibility pieces. Come see for yourself!

June 20-25 / 11am-8pm daily
Friends & Family Opening Night: June 20 / 6-9pm

www.roraclothing.com
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Her Velvet Vase @ Elizabeth
Jun
14
to Jun 18

Her Velvet Vase @ Elizabeth

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Her Velvet Vase returns this summer to charm with modern styles that are made with equal parts style and quality. Drop in to discover your new favorite brand!

Prices range from $18 to $48 for accessories, $48 to $198 for apparel and $50-$70 for shoes and bags.

June 14-18 / 11am-7pm
171 Elizabeth St

www.hervelvetvase.com
@hervelvetvase.us

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Dorette New York @ Elizabeth
Jun
6
to Jun 11

Dorette New York @ Elizabeth

Dorette New York will present lots of lovely things: fine jewelry, gifts for the home, the only crocheted swimsuit you'll need this summer, bougies parfumées, etc. for discerning nomads, which is to say, you. 

DORETTE NEW YORK: is for the discerning aesthete, resolute in both principle and taste. With a core belief in “good goods,” this pop-up boutique will carry an edited selection of NYC-based designers, as well as its own Italian-made, silk twill scarves, handpainted ceramic vases, and other exquisite artisan trappings.

If you love Palladio, diamonds and winking humor, then Janie KRUSE GARNETT FINE JEWELRY is right up your cobblestoned alley. Evening gowns and accidental 3 AM pool parties often go hand in hand, so make sure to wear jewelry as strong as you are.

KIS THE RING is the creation of the inimitable Hattie Gruber, the friendliest of Southern Belles. What started as a bespoke engagement ring service to friends and family along the UES and Eastern seaboard resulted in a plethora of happy, brightly colored gemstone pieces appropriate for all occasions.

IRWIN GARDEN is focused on making ethical and sustainable clothing. They source and make locally to stimulate local economies and reduce the carbon footprint of each garment made. Their hand-crocheted Swimsuits are made by a women’s co-operative in Peru out of 100% cotton.

June 6-12
171 Elizabeth St
@dorette_nyc

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Wool & Oak @ Elizabeth
May
31
to Jun 4

Wool & Oak @ Elizabeth

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Wool & Oak- One Bag, Many Stories.

Fresh off of two wildly successful crowdfunding campaigns–raising over $2million–Wool & Oak is hosting the must-see pop-up event of the summer! Come by and say hello, check out beautiful Italian leather bags, and see for yourself how W&O is revolutionizing the way we travel–one bag at a time!

May 31-June 4 / 10am- 9pm
171 Elizabeth St

www.woolandoak.com
Instagram @WoolandOak
Facebook @WoolnOak

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