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On the Cover: The Fluid Portraits of Samantha French | August 2021

On the Cover: The Fluid Portraits of Samantha French | August 2021

Painter Samantha French's lifelike works have examined aquatic light and human forms for over 20 years. They're on display at Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson.


Taking Art Into the Wild: Upstate Art Weekend is Back for Year 2

Running August 27-29, This Year's Event Features 61 Organizations Across 6 Counties
Upstate Art Weekend returns for its second year August 27-29, with 61 participating locations spread over six Hudson Valley counties.


An Incomplete Intervention: "Subliminal Horizons"

A New Two-Part Exhibition at Alexander Gray Associates Surveys BIPOC Artists Living and Working in the Hudson Valley
Running through August 15 at both Alexander Gray Associates locations (Germantown and Manhattan), "Subliminal Horizons" is an open-ended survey of Black, indigenous, brown, and Asian artists living and working in the Hudson Valley region.


With Pleasure: A Survey of the Maximalist, Women-Led Pattern & Design Movement at CCS Bard

After a decade defined by the spare aesthetic of Mid-Century-inspired minimalism, the pendulum swing of design is heading toward joyful, riotous maximalism once again. With pitch-perfect timing, the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (CCS Bard) is exploring this cultural moment by way of the exhibition "With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972–1985,” now on view through November 28.


10 New Galleries in the Hudson Valley

Following the cultural freeze of lockdown and social distancing, in-person events and exhibitions are back, as evidenced by this handful of brand-new galleries that have opened in the past year.


Benigna Chilla's "From West to East to West" at Thompson Giroux Gallery

A review of internationally renowned artist Benigna Chilla's current exhibition at Thompson Giroux Gallery in Chatham.


Upstate Art Weekend Returns Next Month

The three-day, self-guided festival August 27-29 explores the diversity of visual arts around the region.
The Hudson Valley abounds with inspiring places to view art of all kinds. From historic institutions and museums to larger-than-life contemporary sculpture gardens to the independent galleries that seemingly dot every town and hamlet, there’s a venue to fit every mood. And this August 27-29, you can set out to visit a cool 61 of them as part of Upstate Art Weekend, a three-day, self-guided visual arts festival that explores the diversity of visual arts across six counties in the region.


On the Cover: Hudson Talbott Retrospective | July 2021

The work of celebrated children’s author and illustrator Hudson Talbott is featured in a retrospective, “River of Dreams,” at Hudson Hall through August 15.


Parting Shot: Queer Ecology Hanky Project | July 2021

A selection of hankies from the Queer Ecology Hanky Project, which will be exhibited at Women's Studio Workshop in Rosendale beginning this month.


Three's Company

Just the three of us by Shona McAndrew at Art Omi
Taliesin Thomas reviews Shona McAndrews’ Just the three of us at Art Omi.


Closer to Life: Drawings and Works on Paper from the Marieluise Hessel Collection at Bard

"Closer to Life: Drawings and Works on Paper in the Marieluise Hessel Collection" brings together works from CCS's founding benefactor.


Art Gallery Spotlight: The Lockwood Gallery

A spotlight on Chronogrammies winner in the category of Art Gallery: Lockwood Gallery in Kingston.


A Plant Concert in a Newburgh Ruin

Strongroom Presents a Martin Roth Installation
Martin Roth's secret garden in the ruins of the Newburgh City Club at 120 Grand Street is open for weekend tours through the end of October.


On the Cover: The Whimsical Clay Sculptures of Mariana Peragallo | June 2021

Whimsical, unsettling, light-heartedly grotesque, the clay sculptures of Marianna Peragallo, now on display at the Wassaic Project as part of the group show “If You Lived Here You’d Be Home by Now,” are cartoon-like in form and semi-surreal.


Church of Art: Art Austerlitz

Art Austerlitz is the brainchild of Ryan Turley, an artist who approached the Old Austerlitz Historical Society with the suggestion to transform an unused church into a contemporary art gallery.


2econd Saturday: Hudson Gallery Crawl

Kicking off Saturday, June 12, and continuing every second Saturday of the month, over 60 businesses will be staying open late to shine a light on Hudson, NY’s diverse art and design community.



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