This year’s collaboration between Rehs Contemporary Galleries in New York and the Art Renewal Center will be on view from October 15 through November 20. Taking Flight: ARC Select 2020 is a “socially distanced” exhibition available for viewing by appointment.
Gallery director Lance Rehs explains, “Due to the prevalence of birds in art, it was plainly obvious that our role is not simply to present and preserve art but to help preserve the inspiration behind the art as well. With that, we decided to team up with the American Bird Conservancy to help raise awareness regarding threats to bird populations and the effects their dwindling numbers have on our ecosystems. While the presence of birds in the artwork is prominent, it is superfluous…the presence of birds in the real world is a necessity.”
The artists—Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Jon Burns, Natalie Featherston, Lucia He‘ nan, Adam Matano, Rob Rey and Josh Tiessen—are Rehs Contemporary Galleries’ award winners from the 14th ARC Salon Competition.
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Arden Gallery is looking to 2021 with hope and positivity with their January group show Floral Still Life, signifying unity and rebirth.
The World We Share
As 2021 arrives, RJD Gallery curated an exhibition that helps define inner feelings and the current times. The show, titled The World We Share, will feature artwork from artists such as Geoffrey Laurence, Julia Chen, Matt R. Martin, Salvatore Alessi, Margaret Bowland and Frank Oriti.
CINDY RIZZA - Recorded History
A pile of lovingly made and lovingly used quilts and afghans on a chair in the afternoon sun is a comforting sight. It might inspire remembrance of things past or the idea of curling up underneath one of them for a nap.
Scottsdale & VICINITY
While other states in the country prepare for their cold, winter months, Arizona comes alive with its dynamic, diverse art scene. It’s not all tumbleweeds and dusty earth but rather a burgeoning art destination from the small northern towns of Flagstaff, Prescott and Sedona, to the larger cities of Phoenix, Tucson and Scottsdale.
Garvey|Simon in New York is a private dealer and art advisory service in New York. In 2016, it’s co-founder Elizabeth K. Garvey devised an innovative Review Program “to open a dialogue between artists and galleries, a practice that has long been anathema to gallery orthodoxy.”
MOMENTS IN TIME
COLLECTOR'S FOCUS STILL LIFES
Using the elements as his guide, Michael Scott examines the changing landscape in two exhibitions.
Engaging with the Arts
The 31st annual Celebration of Fine Art returns January 16 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
BETSY EBY Mystics
The American Quaker John Greenleaf Whittier wrote a poem about the Vedic practice of consuming a hallucinogenic drink in rituals. As a Quaker he advocated, rather, waiting for “the still small voice of calm.”
Learning to Fly, by Spanish sculptors Coderch & Malavia, depicts a boy leaning forward, poised on tiptoe, confident that his dream of flying will be realized by his wings of corrugated cardboard, bamboo and rope that will carry him above the trees and the sea.