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    Soft Skills

    Pairing artworks from the 1970s with contemporary practices, Soft Skills critically examines interpersonal capacities like communication, cooperation, empathy, and flexibility, framing them as modes of feminized perfor[...]

    April 5, 2017

  • Alban Muja, Catch Me, 2007. Photograph, dimensions variable. Photo: Kiriko Shirobyashi. Courtesy of the artist.

    NSK State Art: New York, The Impossible Return

    What is the experience of a state that is not based on territory but on time? In 1992, under different historical circumstances but with political resonance to the contemporary moment, the Slovenian art collective NSK tr[...]

    February 1, 2017

  • Zbigniew Gostomski, Windows Without a View (Winter Assemblage), 1969. Site-specific installation outside Foksal Gallery. Photo: J. Borowski. Courtesy of the Foksal Gallery.

    Thoughts Isolated: The Foksal Gallery Archives, 1966–2016

    Founded by artists and critics in 1966 in Warsaw, Poland, the Foksal Gallery has thrived through transitions in the realms of government, the economy, and the art world. How does the Foksal Gallery illuminate ways of bui[...]

    November 10, 2016

  • Alison Knowles, The House of Dust, 1970. Courtesy Alison Knowles and James Fuentes, NY.

    Alison Knowles

    Alison Knowles's computerized poem of 1967, The House of Dust, her subsequent built structures of the same name and the many works it generated are the focus of this presentation. Documentation of Knowles's poem and buil[...]

    August 31, 2016

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    Christian Palestinian Archive: A Project by Dor Guez

    Jerusalem-born artist Dor Guez focuses on the history of marginalized communities in the Middle East. Through installations that combine diverse practices in video and photography, Guez's work asks how contemporary art c[...]

    March 31, 2016

  • Arkadi Zaides, Capture Practice, 2014. Installation view. Courtesy the artist.

    Arkadi Zaides

    How do individuals take on the bodily affect of the dominant structure? What are the range of choices of haptic responses, and what forms do these take, in individuals and en masse? Arkadi Zaides asks how this choreograp[...]

    January 28, 2016

  • Zoe Beloff, Two Marxists in Hollywood (still), 2015. FIlm. Courtesy of the artist.

    Zoe Beloff and upcoming programming

    Zoe Beloff  A World Redrawn: Eisenstein and Brecht in Hollywood September 3–November 21, 2015 Opening: September 2, 6–8pm Curator: Katherine Carl Through films, drawings, architectural models and archi[...]

    August 27, 2015

  • Libby Black, Protest, 2012. Oil on canvas, 8 x 6 inches.

    Left Coast: California Political Art

    Left Coast: California Political Art includes artworks from the 1980s to the present that focus on the spirit of protest and resistance, which has come to be synonymous with the West Coast in recent years. The title of t[...]

    April 8, 2015

  • Yevgeniy Fiks, Pleshkas of the Revolution, 2013. Oil on canvas.

    The Lenin Museum

    The Lenin Museum reflects on the historical contradictions and complexities of intersections between Communism and anti-Communism as well as ideology and sexual identity. The project acknowledges the Lenin Museum as a si[...]

    November 12, 2014

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    World of Matter

    The world we inhabit is expanding. Global population growth, increased mobility, accelerated contacts, rising levels of production and consumption, and the expansion of natural resource extraction have had a significant [...]

    September 3, 2014

  • A Story of Two Museums at the James Gallery

    The Museum of American Art, Berlin, and The Museum of Jurassic Technology, Los Angeles, are both concerned with the histories of museums as well as the varieties of paths to knowledge. Exhibiting artifacts that cross his[...]

    March 26, 2014

  • The James Gallery presents Sexing Sound: Aural Archives and Feminist Scores

    Sexing Sound: Aural Archives and Feminist Scores will bring together a selection of audio, flyers, scores, documentation of performances, and 'zines of women's sound work in the last two decades with historical reference[...]

    January 30, 2014

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    James Gallery at CUNY presents Maja Bajević

    What is the boiling point of language? When does it agitate and awaken listeners to spring into action? On the other hand, when is it just a lot of hot air—left to dissipate and lose meaning in a haze of absurd unfinis[...]

    November 1, 2012

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    The James Gallery at CUNY Graduate Center presents Jiha Moon

    Curator: Katherine Carl How do we understand the meaning of icons that are culturally specific when today information flows to the point of saturation as it moves between nearly every spot on the globe? Artist Jiha Moon[...]

    August 29, 2012

  • The James Gallery at CUNY Graduate Center: Exhibitions and Programs 2008-2010

    The James Gallery at CUNY Graduate Center: Exhibitions and Programs 2008-2010

    Two years ago, the CUNY Graduate Center's art gallery launched an ambitious initiative. Renamed, renovated, and under new direction, the James Gallery pursued a new mission: to bring artists and scholars into direct cont[...]

    February 15, 2010

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    Two Shows: Peeps/Pistoletto at The Amie and Tony James Gallery

    Two Shows: Peeps / Pistoletto May 15 - July 12, 2009 Opening Reception May 15, 6-8PM The Amie and Tony James Gallery The Graduate Center of the City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016 http:[...]

    May 13, 2009

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    Thomas Torres Cordova at The Amie and Tony James Gallery

    Thomas Torres Cordova, Everybody Loves the Sunshine January 17 - 31, 2009 Reception and Cinema Screening Wednesday January 21, 6–9 PM "Everybody Loves the Sunshine" DVD projection narrated by Thomas Torres Cordova; [...]

    January 16, 2009

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    Daniel Joseph Martinez at The Amie and Tony James Gallery, CUNY

    Daniel Joseph Martinez the west bank is missing, i am not dead, am i Dec 11 - Jan 4, 2009 The Amie and Tony James Gallery The Graduate Center of the City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016 [...]

    December 8, 2008

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    Sheep Rushes at The Amie and Tony James Gallery, CUNY

    Sheep Rushes Lucien Castaing-Taylor. With Lisa Barbash and Ernst Karel November 15 - November 30, 2008 Special screening, with the artists Saturday November 29th, 6-8.30 PM The Amie and Tony James Gallery The Graduate [...]

    November 27, 2008