Whether or not you find yourself in New York City in the next few months, the exhibit taking place at the House of Campari is worthy of mention. One of the featured artisans at the exhibit is Jarbas Lopes, whose work has been collected by leading art collectors including Beth Rudin DeWoody, a board member at the Whitney Museum of American Art). In addition, The Museum of Modern Art recently purchased nine of Jarbas Lopes’ drawings. For the third year, Manhattan’s trendy Soho will temporarily house some of the most outstanding artwork from a variety of provocative visual artists who have either had their first solo show in New York in the past season or will have one in the upcoming season. The exhibit lasts until June 15.
Each artist in the exhibition is represented by a leading gallery in New York with a commitment to highlighting new artistic talent, including: ATM Gallery, ChinaSquare, Clementine Gallery, DAmelio Terras, Daniel Reich Gallery, Eleven Rivington, Foxy Production, Harris Lieberman, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, Kravets Wehby Gallery, Lombard-Freid Projects, Mehr Gallery, Metro Pictures, Morgan Lehman Gallery, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, Patrick Callery, RARE, Roebling Hall, RUSH Arts Gallery, Smith-Stewart, Studio Museum in Harlem, Sunday L.E.S., Team, Thomas Erben Gallery, White Columns.
Participating artists include: Nina Chanel Abney, Ahmed Alsoudani, Hany Armanious, Mark Barrow, Michael Bilsborough, André Butzer, Georganne Deen, David Ellis, Keltie Ferris, Tomoo Gokita, Evan Gruzis, Chen Jiagang, Rashid Johnson, Titus Kaphar, Jarbas Lopes, Tala Madani, Matthew McGuinness, Davis Rhodes, Aki Sasamoto, Andrew Schoultz, Valeska Soares, Sara VanDerBeek, Diane Wah, Hugh Walton, Haeri Yoo.
The exhibition is curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala of Scenic and is open Tues.-Sun, from noon-8 p.m. The House of Campari is located at 54 Crosby St. in New York City. For more details, call 310-280-3710