18 Must-See Exhibitions To Visit This Fall

Essence

18 Must-See Exhibitions To Visit This Fall

Sep 10, 2021

"This major exhibition from Dindga McCannon features pieces from five decades of her work." - Keyaira Boone

The 10 Best Booths at New York’s Armory Show

ARTnews

The 10 Best Booths at New York’s Armory Show

Sep 10, 2021

A cofounder of the “Where We At” Black Women Artists collective, Dindga McCannon is currently the subject of the first solo show of her career at New York’s Fridman Gallery. Her works were a memorable part of the groundbreaking 2017 exhibition “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85” at the Brooklyn Museum." – Maximilíano Durón

The World Catches Up With Dindga McCannon

The New York Times

The World Catches Up With Dindga McCannon

Sep 10, 2021

"For more than five decades, McCannon has been making work rooted in who she is: an African American woman and third-generation Harlemite (although she lives in Philadelphia now). She has a longstanding reputation in Black and fiber art communities: in an interview, Michelle Bishop, the founder and director of the nonprofit Harlem Needle Arts called her “already famous.” – Jillian Steinhauer

Dindga McCannon on Allison Stewart's "All of It"

WNYC Radio

Dindga McCannon on Allison Stewart's "All of It"

Sep 9, 2021

"Dindga McCannon, an artist born and raised in Harlem and the Bronx, joins us to discuss her solo exhibition, In Plain Sight, at Fridman Gallery at 169 Bowery. "

Good Vibrations and Milford Graves’s Healing Harmonics

Hyperallergic

Good Vibrations and Milford Graves’s Healing Harmonics

Jun 28, 2021

"Graves’s work hijacks and stimulates the senses, pulling you through the space ... Allowing Graves’s work to activate and overwhelm the senses was freeing, relaxing, and, just as he always said, possibly even healing." – Annabel Keenan

Memory as a Parallel Dimension

The Highlands Current

Memory as a Parallel Dimension

Jun 28, 2021

"After featuring the work of three artists from farther afield in its debut exhibition in May, Fridman Gallery in Beacon will show the work of Hudson Valley artists in its second show, Time Lapse, which opens July 3 at its Main Street space." – Alison Rooney

Milford Graves Mind – Body Connections

Metal Magazine

Milford Graves Mind – Body Connections

Jun 14, 2021

"The depth of mind-body connections, the scientific art behind the human heartbeat, the physical and mental reaction to thought-provoking musical beats. These are a few of the subjects explored by the late visual artist and free jazz percussionist Milford Graves in his most recent and last work, the Heart Harmonics: sound energy, and natural healing phenomena." – Sofia Balestrin

Inaugural exhibit at new Beacon gallery features 'conceptual landscapes'

Poughkeepsie Journal

Inaugural exhibit at new Beacon gallery features 'conceptual landscapes'

Jun 4, 2021

The gallery scene in Beacon was recently enriched when the Fridman Gallery opened in Beacon, its second location outside of New York City.

Artillery Magazine

OUTSIDE LA: Remy Jungerman

Artillery Magazine

Apr 28, 2021

"For Jungerman, the act of creating is how he honors his ancestral Surinamese upbringing on his mother’s side; the artworks are the leftover."

The Highlands Current

Fridman Expands to Beacon

The Highlands Current

Apr 23, 2021

475 Main Street, Beacon, NY

Fridman Gallery announces its second location in Beacon, New York.

475 Main Street, Beacon, NY

Apr 7, 2021

The inaugural exhibition, opening on May 1, will feature Nanette Carter, Athena LaTocha and Wura-Natasha Ogunji. Its title, Land Escape, refers to the artists’ use of a variety of media to create—rather than represent—landscapes. The opening will culminate at 8pm with an outdoor audio-visual performance by Victoria Keddie, using NASA’s live feed of space debris orbiting above Beacon.

Remy Jungerman Reframes Minimalism Through A Maroon Lens

Something Curated

Remy Jungerman Reframes Minimalism Through A Maroon Lens

Apr 1, 2021

The Wire

Jacob Kirkegaard: TESTIMONIUM (review)

The Wire

Apr 1, 2021

"If there's dread in hearing the environment swamped by the wastefulness of consumer capitalism, it's that of the sublime." – George Grella

BOMB Magazine

Listening to the Heart: Jacob Kirkegaard Interviewed by Julie Martin

BOMB Magazine

Mar 5, 2021

"Nothing the human ear can hear is alien to Kirkegaard, and through his recordings he confronts and captures the sounds that echo through the universe, and by making them audible renders them less forbidding."

—Julie Martin

Decaying Sound, Sounding Decay: Jacob Kirkegaard

Flash Art

Decaying Sound, Sounding Decay: Jacob Kirkegaard

Feb 23, 2021

"Like it or not, trash tells the truth about our time. “Testimonium” is a way of giving voice to waste, without teaching it how to speak or telling it what to say."

Fine Art Connoisseur

Someplace In Between

Fine Art Connoisseur

Feb 2, 2021

"Grasmann does not merely
record actual American spaces, but alters them into new ones, working
in a sort of fever dream to arrive at images that suit her objectives." – Charles Moore

The Guardian

Yvette Janine Jackson: Freedom review – vivid voyage through hate

The Guardian

Jan 15, 2021

Contemporary album of the month - John Lewis

INTERLOCUTOR

Interview with Alina Grasmann

INTERLOCUTOR

Dec 14, 2020

"I want my paintings to be pictorial implementations of real, existing architecture, in which I can devote myself to personal examination of nature and the transience of things."

Disquiet

The Art Gallery in Your Mind’s Ear

Disquiet

Dec 9, 2020

' “Invisible People,” is all hellfire and brimstone, part excoriating exorcism, part calculated recitation of Jonathan Edwards sermonizing (heard here in usefully creepy text-to-speech), all playing out in an atmosphere of dissolute, slow-motion chamber music.'

The Wire Magazine issue 443

"Freedom" Album review

The Wire Magazine issue 443

Dec 8, 2020

"The combination of vocals, sound effects, field recordings, and instrumentation is presented with an intensity that I've not felt for some time."