McArthur Binion exhibited his recent drawings — 1977-1978 — at Peg Alston’s, 407 Central Park West. Be sure to catch Peg’s shows. For an appointment, call (212) 662-5522.
Rafael Ferrer‘s work is included in the exhibition, Plus 4 at Hamilton Gallery of Contemporary Art, 20 West 57th Street, New York. The exhibition will be on view until July 31 and also includes works by Auste, Grace Hartigan end Richard Hennessey.
Just Above Midtown Gallery has recently reopened as Just Above Midtown/Downtown at 178-80 Franklin Street—just below Canal Street. The opening exhibition is Outlaw Aesthetics, consisting of installations and performances created by artists and often requiring viewer participation to be complete, says Linda Bryant. The exhibition and performances will highlight new art forms, unusual concepts of art, haunting, and sometimes amusing visions of alternative futures in the present. Right on, Linda!
Be sure to see Perspectives on Argentine Art Since the 1940s at the Center for Inter-American Relations, 680 Park Avenue at 68th Street.
Whether you’re from New Jersey or New York, check out the Black Film Festival at the Van Houten Theatre at the NJ Institute of Technology, 99 Summit Street in Newark. All films will be shown on Wednesday evenings, July 2, 9, 16, and 23.
Jose Morales, Arnold Hinton, and Louis Delsarte are among the artists chosen to participate in the Target Presentations project of the Foundation for the Community of Artists. This program will showcase women and minority artists for acquisition by corporations as well as other collections.
Marvin Brown, Jim Nickel and Jorge Rodriguez are featured in the exhibition Wall-to-Wall of wall and outdoor sculpture at the Roosevelt Public Library in Roosevelt, Long Island, 27 West Fulton Avenue. The gallery is open Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Congratulations to Bari Gaither on the opening of the Museum for the National Center for Afro American artists in Boston.
Also a big welcome to the East Coast-from-the-West-Coast artist Don Concholar.
Don’t, and I mean don’t miss the Modern Art in New York. Tickets for the exhibition are still available through Ticketron, The exhibition will be in town until September 21.