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Five galleries in the vibrant Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO will open brand new, expanded ground floor spaces this spring/summer. The galleries are A.I.R. Gallery, Klompching Gallery, Masters Projects, Minus Space, and United Photo Industries.
Along with Smack Mellon, the galleries form a vital critical mass of rigorous exhibition programming featuring innovative contemporary art in all media by emerging and established artists, and are enhanced with additional programming, including talks/lectures, readings, and performances.
All galleries will continue to be open late each month for the DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk (6–9pm).
DUMBO is easily accessible by subway (A, C, F, 2, 3); car via the BQE, Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges; ferry and bike.
For upcoming exhibition information, locations, and hours, please visit the individual gallery websites below.
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155 Plymouth Street
A.I.R. Gallery is a permanent exhibition space that supports an open exchange of ideas and risk–taking by women artists in order to provide support and visibility. In addition to exhibiting the work of hundreds of women artists each year, A.I.R. hosts events, lectures and symposia on feminism, art and much more.
89 Water Street
Established in 2007, Klompching Gallery specializes in the exhibition and sale of contemporary fine art photographs. The gallery is an AIPAD member, representing an international roster of emerging and established artists—including Helen Sear, currently representing Wales with a solo exhibition at the 56th Venice Biennale.
91 Water Street
Masters Projects actively represents an international group of contemporary artists, embracing diverse artistic practices, including painting, sculpture, mixed-media, street art, photography and installation. Artists represented have exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide, and are regularly included in various international art fairs.
16 Main Street
Opened in 2003, Minus Space specializes in contemporary reductive abstract art, and represents pioneering emerging and established artists and estates from the United States, Europe, South America, and Australasia.
92 Plymouth Street
Smack Mellon presents solo and group exhibitions in our singular 6000 square foot gallery space, providing technical and financial support for the creation of new and ambitious projects by emerging, under-recognized mid-career and women artists.
United Photo Industries
16 Main Street
United Photo Industries presents work from photographers from across the country and the globe since 2011. In addition to the gallery space in DUMBO, UPI produces Photographic public art in the streets on New York City & the United States including the popular Fence series, exhibitions on East River Ferry vessels and the free community Photo Festival – Photoville in Brooklyn Bridge Park. UPI has begun collaborations abroad including co-producing the inaugural Tokyo International Photo Festival this Fall.
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I am writing in support of the amicus curiae brief submitted by Professor Ariella Aïsha Azoulay of Brown University for the full restitution of the daguerreotypes of Renty Taylor and his daughter Delia, currently held by Harvard University, to their familial descendant, Tamara Lanier.
We cannot be indifferent to the long-lasting effects of photography. The photographs at the center of Lanier v. Harvard are relentless in making Renty and Delia Taylor work and perform as slaves. The pain inflicted on them has not ceased. Photography has the capacity to propagate harm, and we have the moral obligation to interrupt…