The Mana May 3 Open house featured the opening of 10 exhibitions and over 150 artist studios. Exhibition include:
An exclusive preview of an auction to benefit Planned Parenthood, this exhibit features some of today’s most important contemporary artists: Matthew Barney, Cecily Brown, Tara Donovan, Urs Fischer, Wade Guyton, Roni Horn, John Houck, Deborah Kass, Alex Katz, Jeff Koons, Louise Lawler, Robert Longo, Ryan McGinley, Marilyn Minter, Wangechi Mutu, Elizabeth Peyton, Richard Prince, Rob Pruitt, Ed Ruscha, Dana Schutz, Richard Serra, Joel Shapiro, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, Taryn Simon, Kiki Smith, Pat Steir, Sarah Sze, Mickalene Thomas, Charline Von Heyl, Kara Walker, Kelley Walker, Sue Williams, Christopher Wool, and Lisa Yuskavage.
THEOREM. You Simply Destroy the Image I Always Had of Myself
Curated by renowned curator and art critic Octavio Zaya, Theorem presents large-scale installation, sculpture, video art, and photography by 30 international artists in Mana's 50,000-sq-ft Glass Gallery.
Curated by artist Osvaldo Romberg, Dirty Geometry features twenty-three Latin American artists working in Geometric Abstraction between 1950 and today. Classic shapes are contorted and reinvented as the artists explore a kind of creolization of orthodox geometric style.
Witches of Bushwick: Kick In The Door
An exhibition showcasing new works by seven female artists-in-residence of ESKFF at Mana Contemporary. The multi-gallery exhibition features work by Minka Sicklinger, Anne Vieux, Jesse Moretti, Monica Mirabile, The House of ia, Meriem Bennani, and Lilly Walden.
Yigal Ozeri: Revolution at Giverny—A Return of Women in Nature
Photorealist painter Yigal Ozeri presents a series of paintings, drawings, and sculptures commissioned in 2013 by The Richard J. Massey Foundation.
David Levinthal: XXX – Noir et Blanc
David Levinthal continues his ongoing fascination with toys and models as cultural objects, blurring distinctions between fantasy and reality, this time using erotically charged figures of women.
Ofri Cnaani and Nelly Agassi: Crippled Symmetry
In this two-person multimedia exhibition, two identical dark rooms project each artist’s moving images and mechanical sounds.