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Richard Hughes: The Great Perhaps & Chris Martin: 1979-1994

Richard Hughes- The Great Perhaps & Chris Martin- 1979-1994

Nov 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am6:00 pm

Anton Kern Gallery


Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Two large scale, colorful exhibits at Anton Kern gallery are fun for all ages to check out. Richard Hughes instills wonder and magic in meticulous facsimiles of discarded object. Two astonishingly replicated tree trunks appear to have eyes.  A novelty decorative cat sculpture found in a junk shop sits before a large-scale fabric replica of a small paper eye test–also featuring a cat–that was used to train people on how to adjust their eyesight after emerging from a nuclear bunker.

A survey of NYC-artist Chris Martin features eight foot paintings smothered in ceiling tar, massive Griffins on tin foil, ten-foot drop cloth paintings inspired by Hilma af Klint and smaller paintings nodding to Jungian psychology, psychedelics, the Catskills landscape, and fatherhood.

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Lullaby Project Celebration Concert

Hear enchanting lullabies written by families in New York City and around the world in a concert celebrating Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project.

Each year, the Lullaby Project pairs new and expecting parents with professional artists to write and sing personal lullabies for their babies, supporting maternal health, aiding childhood development, and strengthening the bond between…

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Family Studio: Wet Felting

Create a beautiful and comforting stone keepsake with Artist Studios resident Melissa Joseph. Joseph will demonstrate the craft of wet felting and share its significance in her own creative practice. Participants will use wool, water, and dish soap to create the stone’s felted encasement. Bring a stone that holds personal meaning or choose from a…

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JAPAN Fes–Midtown

Step into Japanese culture with delicious Japanese food. The world-famous Tiger Sugar will be on site with strawberry form matcha lattes.

Try ramen, takoyaki (juicy octopus balls), Tonkatsu Me (breaded, deep-fried pork and chicken cutlets with teriyaki sauce), Yakitori Tatsu (Japanese meat skewers with vegetables, crispy tempura vanilla scoops and more various vendors. Other global…

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