Tickled Pink: NYC Best Weekend Art Events

As happens every week, we give you a tasty list of art events: exhibitions openings, talks and performances that will shake up your weekend. Join us in our latest New York City art adventure!


Thursday January 31st, 2013

Asya Geisberg Gallery – Todd Kelly “My Own Personal Rebus” Opening – 6-8pm

Here we are with the first opening of our arty weekend. Head to Asya Geisberg Gallery to see paintings by Todd Kelly, on show in the exhibition “My Own Personal Rebus.” This American artist uses the most traditional artistic medium to compose postmodern rebuses that aim to involve directly the audience in the creation of the artwork’s meaning.

Able Fine Art NY Gallery – Sujin Lim “Childlike Innocence” Opening – 6-8 pm

Sujin Lim is a Korean artist who decided to let her childhood live forever through her artworks. This Thursday travel to the Able Fine Art Gallery in Chelsea if you want to enter her childlike innocent world.

PS Project Space – Artist Talk with Alejandro Epifanio, Paul Seftel – 6:30-8:30 pm

The time has come for an art talk to feed your mind! Go to the PSPS if you want to figure out how the Cosmos  and the environment actually influence the evolution of contemporary art production as part of the “The Traces, the Cosmos, the atmosphere and the environment shape our art” exhibition!

Friday February 1st, 2013

Harvestworks – Dan Joseph’s performance “Periodicity Piece #6” – 7-9 pm

We say: it is always a very good moment to collect yourself and go to see a performance. This week travel to Harvestworks to experience Dan Joseph’s “Periodicity Piece #6,” a performance that combines musical/sonic materials, live digital processing and live instrumentalists. The aim of the artist is to use the musical repetition to give the audience a complex sense of passing time. A good way to start your long Friday evening!

Shoot The Lobster – Dan McCarthy Opening – 6-8pm

The first opening for this Friday is of Dan McCarthy presented by Shoot the Lobster at Martos Gallery. The new works presented by the artist combine text and visual elements to give to the painting a complex a chain of free associative thoughts and memories.

Marian Goodman Gallery –Tacida Dean “Fatigues” Opening 

Tacita Dean is one of the most interesting and famous artists of her generation. Her work FILM has been recentely exposed in the Turbine Hall of the London Tate Modern. You really don’t need to know more to want to visit her new exhibition in NYC. LET’S GO! 

Saturday February 2nd, 2013

Cindy Rucker Gallery – Alan and Michael Fleming “Studio Audience” Opening – 6-8 pm

Go to Studio Audience to visit the latest exhibition of the twin brothers Alan and Micheal Fleming. The Flemings invite members of the audience to take part in their creative studio process, letting them become part of the work. Go to Cindy Rucker Gallery and make yourself an artwork!

e-flux – Khalil Rabah “Pages 7, 8, 9″ Opening 6-8pm

“Pages 7,8,9” is a fascinating survey of Khalil Rabah’s work from the last ten years. e-flux propose the first US solo exhibition of this Palestinian artist, who decided to present works which take direct inspiration from the 2011 Summer issue of the Palestinian Museum of Natural History and Humankind’s newsletter. The PMNHH in an elusive national museum that the artist established in 2003. Are you curious to find out more? Run to East Broadway and enjoy the show.


MoMA – Conference: “Now Dig This! From Los Angeles to New York” – 10am-5pm

Last tip for this weekend: a conference at MoMA! “Now Dig This!” is a talk related to the exhibition of the same name, currently running in the spaces of the Museum. The conference, as the exhibition itself, will explore the vital legacy of the African American arts community in Los Angeles and New York. No better way to spend some hours of your precious Saturday.