An Artful April
Art is in full bloom this month. Here are some of the ways you can enjoy art in the Garment District this April.
Spring Open Studios - April 14 & April 16
Twenty artists open their studios to the public, giving you the chance to discover new art in ths space it is created.
Vanishing Oceans Project - April 13 - April 30
Artists Linda Byrne and Maggie Dubris transform the chashama 266 space into a foreboding underwater landscape featuring sculptures created from sealife killing plastic six-pack rings, and a soundscape of ocean sounds, both natural and manmade.
Mass Medium: Artist Walk & Talk - April 14 & April 24
Our Garment District Plazas have been home to the Neolithic stone gods of Mass Medium since January. April brings two opportunities to meet their creator, sculptor Harry Gordon, as he discusses the background behind his granite monuments and how he went about assembling each 25,000 pound piece.
A Certain Urge (Towards Turmoil) - On display until May 7
Seven artists combine their work in the current show at EFA Project Space. Through sculpture, installation, performance and intervention, A Certain Urge (Towards Turmoil) evokes a space to imagine versions of the world yet unattained.
Face To Face - On display until May 4
Artist Phillipe Valy takes over the Garment District Space for Public Art at 215 West 38th street, showcasing his paintings.
Space for Public Art @Kaufman Arcade - On display until May 27
Neighborhood favorites Patricia Cazorla and Nancy Saleme collaborate for this public exhibition which features three works that symbolize some of the profound moments in life.
Acts of Perseverance - On display until April 22
The paintings of Bruce Murphy adorn the walls of Midoma, described by the artist as "a system of marks created by his nervous system, not trying to say anything, but to create an ambiguity and open-endedness in materials used to provoke interpretations by the viewer."