18 Sep 2015

Begin Transmission

Begin Transmission is a two-person exhibition featuring individual and collaborative artworks from Tim Okamura and Chris Marshall that investigates the power and importance of visual, linguistic, and spiritual communication between male and female assertions; between people of diverse ethnic backgrounds in a time of strife and social injustice; between tangibly physical and ethereal entities, and, of course, between the artists themselves. “Begin Transmission” is the conceptual basis from which these two artists have begun their

10 Jul 2015

Morgan Spurlock’s Geeks for Peace

Hosted by Morgan Spurlock and Kevin Smith and curated by Lori Zimmer and Natalie Kates, Geeks for Peace featured 32 vibrant artists, in an event and auction to benefit Kids for Peace . The exhibition and auction featured work by artists such as Crash, Jeff Soto, Logan Hicks, Skullphone, Shepard Fairey, Dalek, Ben Eine, Swoon and

4 Jul 2015

Message in a Bottle- Nantucket Version

Cavalier Gallery presents, Message in a Bottle, a special exhibition guest curated by Lori Zimmer of Art Nerd New York. This group show will be exhibited in our Nantucket gallery from July 3rd to July 21st, 2015, with an opening reception on Thursday, July 3rd from 5-7pm. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Art Nerd, Lori Zimmer brings her curatorial eye to explore this romantic tradition of hoping for the sea and destiny to deliver a love

11 Jun 2015

Total Smit

Thursday, June 11, 2015, please join me once again at the Roger Smith Hotel (47th and Lex)-around the corner at the Window at 125 (125 E 47th St) where I’ll be presenting Mark John Smith’s “SMIT.” The exhibition in the window will be on display for the summer, but throughout the opening Mark will be intermittently performing in the window (in between socializing and sipping the free wine). Come by after work and enjoy the

5 May 2015

Polychromasia

Beau Stanton, "Polychromasia" opening March 5, 2015 at Library at the Hudson Hotel. Curated by Art Nerd New York’s Lori Zimmer, the exhibition will feature twenty new multiples and two large paintings, inspired by Stanton’s interest in Victorian ephemera, ancient narratives and industrial decline. The multiples, a mix of screen printing and hand detailing, have been pulled in varying sizes on wood, echoing the rich wood paneling in the room. His antiquated color palette and penchant

23 Apr 2015

Escape

Showing on Channel 22 on the televisions in all guest rooms at Roger Smith, Escape is a series of five short films curated by Art Nerd New York’s Lori Zimmer exclusively for us.  The films, by Alexandra Momin, Beau Stanton, Lacy Barry, Katya Grokhovsky and Roberto Serrini transport hotel guests to the streets of New York City, above and beyond, all from the comfort of their beds. The chaotic blur of color and action in New York City is captured by Alexandra Momin’s Breathe, which abstracts the

3 Dec 2014

Destination Unknown

Destination Unknown, by photorealist stencil artist Logan Hicks, is a series of six anodized aluminum subway windows for SCOPE Art Show’s Special Projects 2014 in Miami. Each piece is custom milled and anodized to create a brooding film noir portrait of various subway riders, capturing the isolated feel within a dense metropolis. Located at the back of the Scope art fair. Be sure to grab one of our Metro Card inspired

11 Dec 2013

A Precarious Voyage

Please join me tonight for a mega opening at the Roger Smith Hotel on 47th and Lex. They’ve asked me to curate a video for their in-room Channel 36, naturally I’ve chosen Beau Stanton‘s “A Precarious Voyage,” which debuted in a multi-media piece at our Message in a Bottle booth at Scope Miami. Come have some drinks and explore the historic family-owned

7 Dec 2013

Once Upon a Time Down There

Once Upon a Time Down There Mixed media, site-specific installation Curator: Lori Zimmer Composed of sculpture, political propaganda and historic artifacts, Nyugen Smith’s site specific installation is a fictional museum documenting the colonization of Africa and the West Indies. As told through several bodies of work that span the artist’s career, these salvaged boats, healing elixirs, homemade maps and books, all contribute to the historical contextualization of an imaginary location, where real events have taken