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Four AWNY Galleries are part of the Madison Avenue Spring Gallery Walk

Kaori Teraoka, b. 1995, [Rhythm 4/3 – 4/6], 2023, Mashi Hemp Paper, Dyed Mud Pigment, Natural Mineral Pigment, H23 7/8 x W35 7/8 x D1 1/8 in, H60.6 x W91 x D3 cm, Copyright The Artist, Courtesy of Ippodo Gallery

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Join ARTnews and Madison Avenue’s galleries for the Madison Avenue Spring Gallery Walk. This free event invites the public to visit participating galleries, view their spring exhibitions and attend expert talks led by artists and curators on Madison Avenue & side streets from East 57 to East 86 St.

For more information and to book talks, click here.

Scheduled Gallery Talks are quite popular and are often booked to capacity. Reservations are not required for visits to participating galleries during times when they are not hosting scheduled gallery talks.

Ippodo Gallery, 32 East 67th Street, 10am-6pm
“Pantha Rei: Everything Flows” presents selected washi artworks by five Japanese artists working with traditional paper in diverse modes.
Gallery Talk: 2pm: The Gallery Talk includes a deep dive into the artist’s statements, process, and impact on the contemporary Kogei world.

Ganesha Enthroned

Ganesha Enthroned (detail), Kangra, 1st half 19th century, opaque watercolor heightened with gold on paper, Courtesy of Kapoor Galleries

Kapoor Galleries, 34 East 67 Street, Floor 3, 11am-3pm
“Divine Gestures: Channels of Enlightenment” features rare sculptures and paintings from India, Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia, China and the ancient region of Gandhara.
Gallery Talk: 1pm: We’ll explore how iconography across artistic mediums channels and embodies the energies of specific deities.

Carolyn Swiszcz

Carolyn Swiszcz, Night Laundry, 2023, acryllic, monoprint, and collage on paper, 29 x 60 in / 73.7 x 152.4 cm; Courtesy: MIYAKO YOSHINAGA, New York

Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, 24 East 64 Street, 11am-6pm
“Carolyn Swiszcz: Burgers & Bonsai”
Gallery Talk: 2pm & 4pm: American artist Carolyn Swiszcz talks about her inspiration from her surroundings in Midwest suburbia. Using various printmaking techniques, she transforms banal buildings, shop signs, and park trees into modest yet vibrant subjects in her work.

Matsushima Hakkō

Matsushima Hakkō, attributed (1895–1937), Twittering Birds, circa 1932, two-panel folding screen, ink, mineral pigments, shell powder, and gold wash on silk, 67¾ x 66¼ in. (172 x 168.5 cm.) Courtesy of Thomsen Gallery

Thomsen Gallery, 9 East 63 Street, Floor 2, 11am-5pm
“Japanese Art 1910-1940” Paintings and works of art from this period illustrate how the Japanese art market changed from the previous export-oriented output to a focus on the domestic market, incorporating Western influences.
Gallery Talk: 11am, 2pm, 3pm, & 4pm: Join us for a curator’s tour of the works on view.