5 Mar 2018

Joanne Leah Solo Booth at SCOPE New York curated by Lori Zimmer and Melissa McCaig-Welles

Lori Zimmer and Melissa Mccaig-Welles are pleased to present a solo booth at SCOPE New York by Brooklyn-based photographer, Joanne Leah. The 18th edition of SCOPE New York returns to its Chelsea location at Metropolitan Pavilion. Known for presenting groundbreaking contemporary work, SCOPE New York will welcome 60 international exhibitors at its centrally-located venue. In addition, SCOPE will continue its legacy of critically-acclaimed VIP Programming, with a focused schedule of events, talks and screenings. The

5 Mar 2018

Then She Did, Curated by Lori Zimmer and Melissa McCaig-Welles

Check out the entire show on Artsy Now her paints are dry… And I looked outside… At the corner boys, yeah… Ayh, oh, where did you go? I don’t know. • Jane’s Addiction Then She Did is a story, a moment, a change, a reflection, a movement forward; a space full of words, images, objects, people and their voices. Then She Did is a personal step of reckoning. It is the scream that is the

1 Jan 2018


  Taking a cue from the original Surrealist Ball, the mood will be set with all-encompassing décor that pays homage to Surrealist masters Rene Magritte, Salvador Dali and Man Ray, the perfect scene to compliment the fantastical looks by the evening’s hosts who live life as walking works of art. Nightlife icon and original club kid Kenny Kennywill once again dazzle with his visionary presence, Emperor Vanity Society will be holding official court, Ryan Burke

16 Nov 2017


See the entire exhibition here- FCKVRYTHNG.com. Launched, November 8, 2017- one year after Election Day. I've brought together 27 works by 22 artists from different walks of life, each addressing the onslaught of issues and rights violations we've all been going through (too many to list here), but most importantly the rise of voices of hate that are heard all over the country. FCKVRYTHNG is not just a presentation of art works- each piece is

12 May 2017

The Art of Spray Paint Exhibition

Wall Works NY is pleased to present The Art of Spray Paint, a group exhibition curated by Lori Zimmer. Zimmer’s recent book of the same name was released in January of this year with Rockport Publishers, and delves into the history and diversity of artists working with spray paint. From the first conceptual experimenters in the 1960s to the graffiti movement and into modernity, the book follows the adoption and adaptation of spray paint by

21 Apr 2017


Join us March 30th at The Highline Loft for Rock Paper Scissors, an incredible night of live art and drinks, hosted by Deborah Harry, Cynthia Rowley, Rosario Dawson, Chloë Sevigny, and an incredible host committee to benefit The Lower East Side Girls Club’s Alphabet City Art School. Up for auction were pieces like original photograph of Deborah Harry by Bob Gruen, works by Christo, Fred Tomaselli, Miya Ando, Logan Hicks, Drew Conrad, Swoon, Wayne White

31 Dec 2016

The Second Annual Surrealist Ball at the Roxy Hotel

For the second year in a row, the Roxy Hotel has been transformed into a Surrealist tableau, conceived by Lori Zimmer and Natalie Kates. Inspired by the original Surrealist Ball held by Marie-Hélène de Rothschild at her chateau in 1972, the soiree kicked off with a performance by the legendary David Johansen from the New York Dolls- as his alter ego, Buster Poindexter (concluding in a conga line). A Surrealist atmosphere of mannequin heads, top

28 Oct 2016


OCTOBER 2016: Lori Zimmer is pleased to present “Toonology,” a solo exhibition and New York debut of British painter Ellanah Sadkin. Sadkin uses the markings of cartoons and comic books as a tool to explore the human psyche, unraveling familiar characters as a relatable means to delve into inner emotions, anxiety, struggles and sense of purpose. The pieces range from recognizable to deconstructed abstractions, with well-known characters reduced to energetic lines and bright color fields.

1 Jul 2016

“Voyage” for Times Square Arts’ Midnight Moment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzDpT-iKu-o Times Square Arts brings Beau Stanton’s multi-channel animation Voyage, curated by Lori Zimmer, to Times Square’s electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in July. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. Set sail on a surreal nautical journey where mythical beasts, haunting shipwrecks, ruins of a lost civilization and the great Leviathan whimsically prey on visitors

3 Mar 2016

The Art of Cardboard Exhibition

Lynzy Blair of Joseph Gross Gallery and Lori Zimmer present a booth inspired by Zimmer's book, The Art of Cardboard. Together, they chose the paper crafted flora of Lacy Barry, and the epic cardboard fauna of Laurence Vallières. Vallières was also one of Art on Paper's Special Projects, constructing an oversized cardboard sculpture throughout the duration of the fair. The booth included the beautiful work of Lala Abaddon, Lyle Owerko, Dave White, Joseph Grazi, John