Mana Contemporary

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This week, Jersey City’s Mana Contemporary made the surprise announcement that they will be creating a street art and graffiti museum in a 100,000-square-foot former ice factory near the Holland Tunnel entrance.

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Post image for Mana Fest at Mana Contemporary, Saturday May 4th, 1-7PM

Mana Contemporary is new to the NYC contemporary art scene. A 1.8 million square foot former tobacco warehouse transformed into one of the largest artist-designed and run facilities in the nation, Mana currently houses more than 70 contemporary artist studios, four galleries, a dance studio, a beer garden, several photography studios, workshops, a café and more.

Doors are open to the public on weekdays, and quarterly, on weekends for major events. One of these quarterly openings is this Saturday May 4, from 1 – 7 p.m.

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Post image for The Best of Chicago’s MDW Art Fair: Cat Taxidermy, Tarot, and Interactive Icebergs

CHICAGO — MDW is not an art fair focused on sales and bringing in big-name collectors. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.

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Post image for Not Feeling The Originals

The Originals, according to the PR statement, “features the first group of visionary artists to ditch the NYC scene to set roots at Mana Contemporary.” News flash: Mana Contemporary discovers Jersey City, which has been sitting across from Manhattan for 382 years.

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Post image for Tits and Ass, But No Heat in Photorealist Exhibition

Mana Contemporary and the Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation have a meticulous show of photorealist artwork, titled Our Own Directions. The exhibition, on view from now until January 2012, features painting, sculpture and photography from the private collection of Louis K. and Susan P. Meisel.

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