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MANA Contemporary Fall Open House

Mana Contemporary is thrilled to present five new exhibitions for Fall, opening on Sunday, September 25 with a public Open House, featuring open artist studios, including our new BSMT program. Transport will be provided from Milk Studios.

Ayn Foundation, in collaboration with DASMAXIMUM, present:
Andy Warhol: The Original Silkscreens

September 25, 2016 – August 1, 2017

In our first floor gallery, a collection of original silkscreens from the legendary artist, showcasing his expert use of color, graphic expertise, and advanced printing techniques.

Ayn Foundation presents: 
John Chamberlain: Photographs

September 25, 2016 – April 1, 2017 

On the second floor, full of energy and color, a collection of panoramic photographs from the renowned artist, taken with his Widelux camera.

Marilyn: Character Not Image
Curated by Whoopi Goldberg

September 25, 2016 – October 22, 2016

An exclusive, capsule exhibition of Marilyn Monroe’s poems, drawings, and iconic dress; featuring photographs by Milton Greene and Weegee, as well as select video footage.

Ronald Jones: 16 Isarstrasse 
September 25, 2016 – April 1, 2017

On our 5th floor, curated by Karline Moeller and Ysabel Pinyol, a selection of photograms from the artist-curator, from his ongoing series, 16 Isarstrasse, a controversial and confrontational look at public fascination with disaster.

MECA presents:
Textile—Territory—Text

September 25, 2016 – February 25, 2017

On our third floor, in the Middle East Center for the Arts (MECA), an exhibition presented by the Umm El-Fahem Art Gallery in Israel. Curated by Irena Gordon, the works on display reveal the multifaceted ways in which textiles can serve as a medium.

Amy Khoshbin: The Myth of Layla
September 25, 2016 – November 12, 2016

In our BSMT exhibition space, a performative video installation about political ideology, celebrity-obsessed media, and an Iranian-American activist named Layla. A performance begins on Open House at 3PM.

ICP at Mana presents:
Winning the White House: From Press Prints to Selfies

September 25, 2016 – January 27, 2017

International Center of Photography (ICP) at Mana presents an exhibition which explores the complex relationship between candidates’ representations in visual media and their carefully created and tightly controlled campaign images.

Gary Lichtenstein Editions presents:
Cey Adams: Pulling Through, Reflections of America

September 25 – December 1, 2016

A series of American flags from the renowned artist, exemplifying his pioneering techniques of collage and silkscreening.

The Oral History of Female Drummers: Getting Louder
September 25, 2016 only

An immersive sound installation presented by Mindy Abovitz and Tom Tom Magazine, designed to explore the undocumented history of female drummers.

Image: Andy Warhol, Sunset, 1972, Siebdruck, Repro Franz Kimmel (c) 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.  Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Earlier Event: September 24
MUSIC & MEMORY BENEFIT
Later Event: September 26
African Wine Tasting @ BTL Harlem