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This Week in Art: August 1st-7th

It’s officially the hottest month of the year, and the most difficult time to find anything to do in this over-crowded, yet somehow abandoned city. But don’t worry, we have got you covered! Here is what to do this week in art:

 

August 1st

Screening: YES:LJ Frezza / Joshua Gen Solondz

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Photo//Golden Eye, LJ Frezza

Microscope Gallery will be screening a series of works by emerging artist’s LJ Frezza and Joshua Gen Solondz. The screenings are a part of their YES series which features the work of up-coming artists in the field of film. This week’s focus is that of surveillance, systemization, and collective perceptions.

Microscope Gallery, 1329 Willoughby Avenue, #2B Brooklyn.

 

August 3rd

Opening: 99 Dollar Store

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Photo//Con Artist Collective

Con Artist Collective is hosting one of our favorite art shows of the year in which every single pieces on display will be available for purchase at $99. The space itself will turn into your corner bodega, keeping up the vibe of fast, accessible affordability.

Con Artist Collective & Gallery, 119 Ludlow Street.

 

Opening: Everything that Gathers Blows Away

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Photo//  Izabela Jurcewicz

Baxter Street Camera Club will be celebrating the opening of its new show Everything that Gathers Blows Away, curated by relative newcomer, Abigail Simon. The show will examine the fleeting quality of memories and the reality of a world in which one is both fascinated and terrified of the future. In accordance with the theme, the show will be a brief one, taking place from Wednesday to Monday of this week.

Baxter St at The Camera Club of New York,  126 Baxter St.

 

August 4th Opening: Sexy Shark

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Photo//Alberto Luca Recchi

Galleria Ca’ d’Oro New York will be bringing the photographs of famed Italian photographer Alberto Luca Recchi to New York. The solo exhibit will show off Recchi’s amazing underwater photography skills, taking down to the bottom of the ocean, up-close and personal with the creatures of the deep.

Galleria Ca’ d’Oro, 529 West 20th street, 9th floor
 

 

Performance: Madame T and the Star Lights

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Photo//The Archway

The Archway under Manhattan Bridge will be hosting the visual and musical act, of Madame T and the Star Lights. The Cabaret-jazz singer will be collaborating with accomplished musicians The Starlights, to bring you the Jazz-Swing music of your dreams. The show will be accompanied by numerous pieces of visual arts including projections and dance, all curated specifically for the space by Tanya Rynd (Madame T herself.)

The Archway Under Manhattan Bridge, Under Manhattan Bridge, Dumbo

 

Opening: Linear Tensions at Garis & Hahn 

Garis & Hahn gallery have recently announced their relocation from NY, Bowery to Los Angeles – opening a permanent space there in early 2017. As one of their last NYC projects, Garis & Hahn, in conjunction with AH Arts, will present ‘Linear Tensions‘, an exhibition of new work and site-specific installations by Jillian Clark and Gabrielle Duggan.

Garis & Hahn, 263 Bowery, New York