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Art in Odd Places 2019: INVISIBLE

Art in Odd Places 2019: INVISIBLE
Ms. Muscle makes visible and audible the power and strength of older women.
 
I am thrilled to perform, "Roar with Ms. Muscle" in Art in Odd Places 2019: INVISIBLE
 
Roar with Ms. Muscle at the festival opening.
Friday, October 18, 5-8pm
West 14th Street between 7th + 8th Avenues  (South side)
look for me near 222 West 14th Street from 5:30-7pm
 
Catch Ms. Muscle in the Promenade of Visual Flâneurs/ Flâneuse.
Saturday and Sunday, October 19 + 20, 2-4pm
Ms. Muscle will roar along 14th Street from East to West, from Avenue C to 10th Avenue, mostly on the South side, but will cross to the North side to greet her fans at two spots.
near IHOP, 235 East 14th Street approximate ETA 2:15pm
near Good Stuff Diner, 109 West 14th Street approximate ETA 3:15pm
for real-time updates check @barbaralubbies on Instagram

Learn about all the Art in Odd Places 2019: INVISIBLE artists and projects in the press release.


"Roar with Ms. Muscle" is part of Art in Odd Places 2019: INVISIBLE
curated by LuLu LoLo. Curatorial Manager:Anne-Marie Walsh.
Curatorial Assistants: Katrina D. Jeffries, Savannah Pagán Fitzpatrick, and Furusho von Puttkammer. Promenade Coordinator: Valborg Fletre Linn. 

The 10th Anniversary Edition of A Book About Death: The Last Waltz

The 10th Anniversary Edition of A Book About Death: The Last Waltz
Front and back of Barbara Lubliner's postcard about her yearlong performance of "going gray" and the resulting video that is a musing about aging, authenticity, and mortality. 

"A Book About Death" (ABAD) is an ongoing international mail art project. Artists are offered the opportunity to explore the theme of death through postcard-sized works in multiples of 500; thus creating an unbound "book."

This "edition" curated by LuAnn Palazzo celebrates the 10 year anniversary of the original show in NYC and the birth of the ABAD project inspired by Ray Johnson, the father of mail art. Visitors to the exhibition have the opportunity to collect one of every card.

The opening will feature live and video performances including Barbara Lubliner's "No More Dy(e)ing" video. 

Update: As of September 20th the exhibition will be in the permanent collections of six institutions:
Musee De La Poste, Paris, France; Book Art Museum, Łódź, Poland; Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY; Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY; Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Arts Archive of the University of Iowa; and Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Istitution, Washington DC.

The 10th Anniversary Edition of A Book About Death:
The Last Waltz

September 14 - November 2, 2019

Opening Reception 
September 14
4 - 9pm


Islip Art Museum
50 Irish Lane
East Islip, NY 11730

Museum hours 
Tuesday through Friday 10am - 4pm.
Saturday 12pm - 4pm
 

THE LYRICAL

THE LYRICAL
Private Choice Public Fight by Barbara Lubliner

Six Women Artists: An Ongoing Lyric Approach
An online exhibition of six NY Artists Circle members 
Curated by Jonathan Goodman

The exhibition traces the lyrical impulse that emerged in abstract expressionism and how it continues through the work of the selected artists. Goodman says the artists bring forward abstract art in a way that both remains attached to and moves beyond this idiom and the work is often a mixture of abstraction and figuration.

Featured artists: Marianne Barcellona, Lois Bender, Maggie Hinders, Diana Hobson, Barbara Lubliner and Nancy Nikkal. 

Jonathan Goodman writes art critical essays for Brooklyn Rail and other art media.

Fluxfest 2019

Fluxfest 2019
"It was wonderful to be at the 10th annual Fluxfest with amazing Fluxus minded artists from around the world!" ~Barbara Lubliner

The 2019 Fluxfest was held in Toronto in June. Dozens of scores were performed including Yoko Ono's "Cut Piece" at two different venues by the event organizer Allan Revich. Renata Strada and Giovanni Strada, Italian artists know as the "StradaDadas" performed "Imagine Peace." C. Mehrl Bennett invited Bibiana Padilla Maltos and Barbara Lubliner to join her Re-interpretation of Alison Knowles original event score: Braid (1964). While there were nods to historic work, Welsh artists Daniel-Wyn Jones and Richard McReynolds performed all new scores written since 2018. 

The festival was rich with experimentation and the embrace of absurdity. Photo and video documentation can be found on the Fluxlist Facebook page.

Art Nurses at Figment NYC 2019

Art Nurses at Figment NYC 2019
Day de Dada Art Nurses will provide art health procedures to open-minded voluntary “patients” on Saturday, June 1 at Figment NYC 2019 on Roosevelt Island. 

With their ephemeral procedures and interactive diagnostic performances Art Nurses help people explore their creative potential or see their mental or physical health from another perspective. 

Barbara Lubliner gives third eye exams, Mary Cambell improves memory with the aid of a rosemary plant, Hey Viv diagnoses and prescribes with her professional magic eight ball. 

FIGMENT is a free participatory two day arts event that celebrates creativity by challenging artists and participants to find new ways to create, share, and dream. 

Figment NYC 2019 
June 1 from 10am-10pm (Art Nurses 11am-5pm)
June 2 from 10am-6pm 
Lighthouse Park, Roosevelt Island

Free, but tickets are required.
 

Artist Talk and Factory Tour

Artist Talk and Factory Tour
As part of the LIC Arts Open Festival the Edison Price Lighting Gallery is hosting an artist talk for ReVISION 2 and a tour of the factory below the gallery.

ReVISION 2 features features work of New York City-based artists made with scraps and surplus materials collected from the Edison Price Lighting factory.

Exhibiting Artists: 
Barbara Lubliner, Bernard Klevickas, Chase Pashkowich, Christina Massey, Elizabeth Riley, Francine Perlman, Irene Christensen, Jaynie Crimmins, Jeffrey Allen Price, Ken Weisensee, Mary Pinto
 
Artist Talk and Factory Tour
Wednesday, May 15
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Edison Price Lighting Gallery
41-50 22nd Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
 

Among Friends / Entre Amigos

Among Friends / Entre Amigos
Flower Among Friends by Barbara Lubliner

Among Friends / Entre Amigos
Organized by Alexandra Rutsch Brock, Beth Dary & Patricia Fabricant

Inspired by the Robert Rauschenberg artwork “Hiccups,” AMONG FRIENDS reflects and responds to the strength and illumination we find through art, friendship and community.

The show will consist of over 200 pieces of 9 x 7” paper, each worked on by a different artist, zipped together into one continuous, exuberant piece.

Individual works will be for sale for $250 apiece, with 10% going to The Lower East Side Girls Club.

Among Friends / Entre Amigos
May 3–5, 8–12
12 to 7pm
Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center 
LES GALLERY
107 Suffolk Street
New York, NY 10002

ABSTRACT REALISM: THE REALITY OF ART

ABSTRACT REALISM: THE REALITY OF ART
Burning Bright by Barbara Lubliner

ABSTRACT REALISM: THE REALITY OF ART
An online exhibition of five NY Artists Circle members 
Curated by David Masello

David Masello of Milieu magazine curated an exhibition embracing “abstract realism,” the notion that an artist depicts something that is decidedly realistic while simultaneously embracing abstraction to articulate the object or figure or narrative.

Featuring artists: 
Janet Culbertson, Barbara Lubliner, Helene Mukhtar, Susan Beallor Snyder and April Vollmer 

Workshop: Women Sculptors & the Female Figure

Workshop: Women Sculptors & the Female Figure
For Women's History Month, sculptor Barbara Lubliner will give an illustrated talk and hands-on sculpture workshop at the Mid-Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library. She will share about figurative sculptors that have inspired her, giving highlights of historic, famous, as well as some little known women sculptors. 

After looking at sculptures depicting the female figure and an experiential exercise, participants will use plastilina to create their own expressive figure. No experience with art necessary, all materials will be provided. For Adults Age 18+.

Registration opens March 19th. Register online or at a reference desk at Mid-Manhattan Library.   

Women Sculptors and Female Figures: 
Creators and Creations

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street
Room 67A
(Entrance on 42nd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
New York, NY, 10018
(212) 340-0863

Sponsored by Sculptors Alliance, the workshop is free.

ReVISON 2

ReVISON 2
Lively Sky, 2019, by Barbara Lubliner, monoprint that uses an Edison Price Lighting laser cut aluminum sheet to emboss the paper , 22 x 30 inches

ReVISION 2 features artwork made with materials collected from the Edison Price Lighting company's Long Island City factory. 

Exhibiting Artists: 
Barbara Lubliner, Bernard Klevickas, Chase Pashkowich, Christina Massey, Elizabeth Riley, Francine Perlman, Irene Christensen, Jaynie Crimmins, Jeffrey Allen Price, Ken Weisensee, Mary Pinto

ReVISION 2
January 23 - November 13, 2019
Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 23
        5:30 pm Art of Lighting tour, 1 AIA and NCQLP credit
        6:30 - 8:30 pm reception

Edison Price Lighting Gallery
41-50 22nd Street
Long Island City, NY 11101