This Week in Art: February 6th – February 12th

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Can’t make it to Mexico City for Zona Maco? Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up a list of exciting events for you happening this week. From dining in a virtual reality art space to art gala to must-see openings, there’s a little something for everyone.

February 6th

Event: “Modern Mondays – An Evening with Laida Lertxundi” at MoMa

Artist and filmmaker Laida Lertxundi presents the New York premiere of her film 025 Sunset Red(2016), along with a survey of earlier films. Working in 16mm film, Lertxundi combines filmic records of people and places with a strong emphasis on sound and pop music, resulting in languid passages of cinematic language, bodily desire, and existential awareness.

Musem of Modern Art11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019

February 7th

Event: The Wassaic Project’s Winter Benefit Gala

Party with The Wassaic Project and support the new 2017 program! Drinks and food will be provided. Each attendee will have a chance to win one of the 100 prizes, included luxury items, arts, and cultural experiences. Purchase tickets here.

Invisible Dog Art Center 51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

February 8th

Opening: “Signals at Sunset” by L.C. Armstrong at Marlborough New York

An exhibition of new work by L.C. Armstrong, will open on February 8th with a reception from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition will continue through March 4th. Comprised of twelve paintings and two works in neon Signals at Sunset continues Armstrong’s explorations of the surreal and the hyperreal.

Marlborough New York 40 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019

February 9th

Opening: “Recent Painting and Sculpture” by Michael Scott at Sandra Gering

For this exhibition, Michael Scott pairs new free standing sculpture with paintings, both of which continue to explore the conceptual aspect of optics the artist has worked with since the mid-1980s. Reception starts at 6 pm on February 9th. The exhibition is on view until April 2017.

Sandra Gering Inc. Gallery 14 E 63rd St, New York, NY 10065

February 10th

Opening: “WORK” by E.S.P. TV at Pioneer Works

Pioneer Works is pleased to present WORK, E.S.P. TV’s first institutional solo exhibition in the United States. Directed by Victoria Keddie and Scott Kiernan, E.S.P. TV is best known for their live television tapings that feature experimental broadcast collaborations with underground poets, musicians, and artists via their mobile television studio.

Pioneer Works 159 Pioneer Street Brooklyn, NY 11231

February 11th

Opening: “Sky Leaks” by Scott McFarland at Fort Gansevoort

Fort Gansevoort is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent work by Scott McFarland, which will occupy Fort Gansevoort’s three-floor exhibition space from February 11 – March 11, 2017. The exhibition includes McFarland’s Sky Leaks; eleven photographs of clouds displayed in LED light boxes, and the durational photo/video installation Shattered Glass, a view of a winter landscape through a broken window.

Fort Gansevoort 5 Ninth Avenue New York, NY 10014

February 12th

Event: Essex Street Market Presents – Winter DayLife at Lowline Lab

This event features everyone’s favorite food and drinks vendors from Essex Street Market, just across the street from the Lowline Lab. Grab your favorite fare and sample the best of Essex Street Market — from pastries, to pickle dogs, to giant prosciutto sandwiches — all in the Lowline’s virtual outdoor reality space. Winter DayLife will take place on Sunday, February 12th from 11am-5pm.

Lowline lab 140 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002