The five-artist exhibition will be accompanied by a roster of public programming hosted at all of Mana’s locations in Jersey City, Chicago, and Miami.
Photographing the Roots of Nationalism in American Youth
Sarah Blesener photographs American kids — between 8 and 18 years old — training in US patriotic programs, where American history lessons overlap with bible study sessions and military training.
The Challenges and Realities of Breastfeeding at an Art Fair
At art fairs around the world, breastfeeding is no easy task.
A Photographer’s Images of a Changing Seoul After the Korean War
An exhibition at ICP at Mana showcases the pictures made by Han Youngsoo upon returning from the front line.
A New Street Art and Graffiti Museum in New Jersey?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.