The New York City art scene is exploding right now, with new shows premiering all over the Big Apple. No matter what style, era, subject or medium you are interested in, these three NYC gallery shows will have something of interest to you this spring.
Cy Twombly: Late Paintings and Sculpture
The last group of paintings and sculptures of the late Cy Twombly, most which have never been seen publicly. Twombly merged the physical and emotional aspects of Abstract Expressionism. He combined elements of gestural abstraction, drawing and writing. His work portrays references to poetry, mythology and history. Twombly was known for vacillating between the visible and the hidden, also between the present and the past.
Gagosian Gallery New York (980 Madison Avenue); Through June 20
Gail Albert-Halaban: Vis-a-Vis
A fascinating exhibition of Albert-Halaban’s new series of photographs set in Paris, where she is a participant in what is beyond the windows in the city’s courtyards and apartments. The Artist leaves the viewer with unlimited possibilities as to how the scenes could play out. She has a unique way of bringing the souls of the residents together by photographing multiple windows in her work.
Edwyn Houk Gallery (745 Fifth Avenue); Through July 10
Photo Credit: Gilian LaubGillian Laub: Southern Rites
In collaboration with the International Center of Photography, the Benrubi Gallery presents Southern Rites, an exhibition from award-winning photographer Gillian Laub. It is a story that she began in 2002 and followed the journey of Vidalia, Georgia’s segregated proms.
Benrubi Gallery (521 West 26th Street); Through July 15