Art and design will rule the city during the Florence Design Week, May 27th to May 31st. At the Palazzo Borghese, ArtExpertise, a prominent Florence art gallery is curating an art exhibition and is showing 3 paintings and one animation from Helene Mukhtar ‘s series The City is Burning. Beyond the beautiful colors and engaging visuals and animation, this work reflects on serious contemporary issues. 40,000 visitors are expected for this event. They will journey through art galleries, libraries,…See More
For her first time exhibiting in Asia, Helene Mukhtar is bringing a series of paintings she completed specifically for the show.Abstracted urban architecture and seascapes with turbulent waters provide the backdrops for her cast of characters.These scenes are painted with her usual bold expressionist style, striking colors and humor. This work also highlights her deep emotional connections with the world around her.As she was preparing for the show, demonstrations were taking place in Hong Kong…See More
In this installation, Helene Mukhtar combines videos, sculptures and paintings for the first time. A painter by training, she expands her imaginary world into new art forms in a burst of colors, textures and forms. In the two animations on display, she blends her paintings with photographs and videos with unexpected power. The spectator is led into vibrant, mesmerizing and gripping journeys. From the dreamlike trip on the beach and under water with her piece entitled “Fantasies On The Beach”…See More
More than 70 artists will participate in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Wallabout.Helene Mukhtar’s studio is located on Carlton Avenue a block away from Fort Greene park and easily accessible via the 5/4/2/3 subway lines (Nevins Street) or R/Q (Dekalb avenue) or G (Fulton).Her latest work, both mixed media and acrylic paintings will be exhibited.See More
I am a member of 440 Gallery and it is a really nice bunch of people. you should check it out.
Anybody wants to discuss the pros and cons of participating in juried exhibitions?
no problem! i like your work...very deep and dark with colors. Do you show any work outside of NY? There is a gallery in Harrisburg PA called the Meatlocker that is an underground movement of artists who show work not accepted in local traditional galleries. www.myspace.com/themeatlockerarts