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HISTORY

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Westbeth Artists Housing
55 Bethune Street
corner of Washington Street
New York, NY 10014
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ARTISTS RESIDENTS COUNCIL

The Westbeth Artists Residents Council is dedicated to exhibiting and promoting the work of the artists who reside at Westbeth.
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September 9 - September 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday Sept 9, 6PM-8PM
Strange-Flowers_web_800 REVISED
STRANGE FLOWERS
October 7 - October 29, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday October 7 from 2pm - 6pm
PowerPoint Presentation
THE FIBER MATRIX
Quilters of Color Network New York
and special guests
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PROFILES IN ART

WESTBETH BOLDFACE

ARTISTS OF WESTBETH

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BEHIND THE SCENES

  • September 9 - September 30, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday Sept 9, 6PM-8PM

    STRANGE FLOWERS

    Strange-Flowers_web_800 REVISED

    How do flowers function as image, form or structure for each artist, and in a larger context help navigate life? How can frail flowers combat global instability, terror, falsity? Do flowers’ reminder of life’s fleeting beauty inspire artists, or in fact do they perceive flowers as beautiful at all?

  • October 7 - October 29, 2017 Opening Reception: Saturday October 7 from 2pm - 6pm

    THE FIBER MATRIX
    Quilters of Color Network New York
    and special guests

    PowerPoint Presentation

    A collection of works that represent the versatility of textiles and the myriad of ways they can be used to create objects of utility, works of art and pedagogical instruments and facilitate thought provoking dialogue.

  • October 11, 2017 Wednesday 7pm - 8pm

    Robert Bunkin: An Illustrated Talk on
    Giovanni Battista Moroni

    BUNKIN MORONI TALK

    Rediscover one of the little-known master painters of the Italian Renaissance, whose superb and uncannily modern-looking portraits are held in major museums around the world.

  • November 2 - November 25, 2017 Opening Reception: Sunday Nov 5, from 3pm - 5pm

    THINKING BIG
    Artists of Blue Mountain Gallery

    Pamela Boily LAKESIDE

    THINKING BIG addresses the significance of both the physical and psychological impact of an artwork’s size in relation to its thematic concerns. Forty one gallery artists featuring paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture.

  • October 1, 2017 Two Shows: 11AM and 2:30PM

    PEPPI AND THE POP UP DRAGON Penny Jones & Co Puppets
    Early Childhood Theater

    Penny Jones Puppets Oct 1

    A puppet show inside a giant 12-foot pop-up book with the audience creating the sounds and songs. Special dragon making mini-workshop after each show!

  • July 1 - September 30,2017

    TOM DUNCAN Lost Coney Island

    Abandone Roller Coaster photo Tom Duncan

    Both a visual document of the dramatic changes of Coney Island, as well as an evocation of the photographer’s personal memories.

  • June through September 2017

    Paul Muranyi WEATHER EVENTS 3

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    Muranyi’s choice of only the most dramatic events in weather to depict lightening, tornadoes, icebergs, starlight evenings with coincidental sightings of shooting stars, comets or aurora borealis.

  • July 6 - September 30, 2017 Closing Reception Thursday Sept 28, 5PM - 8PM

    FOUR ON PAPER: New works on paper

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    New works on paper by Elisa Decker, Robert Ludwig, Simon Carr and William Kennon

Westbeth Artists Housing
55 Bethune Street
corner of Washington Street
New York, NY 10014

Event Information:
westbethevents@gmail.com


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Westbeth Gallery Calendar 2017

The Westbeth Artists Residents Council is proud to announce its 2017 season in the Westbeth Gallery.

Westbeth Boldface

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A brilliant artist whose social concerns were reflected in his artwork and his activism, Benny Andrews is the latest addition to our Boldface feature.

New Artist Profile: Edward Field, Poet

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A widely published poet whose vast body of work also includes memoirs and novels and anthologies, Edward Field is the latest profile in the Westbeth oral history project.

Behind the Scenes: Interviews with Westbeth’s staff

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Norris Gordon, handyman, is the latest interview in Behind the Scenes.