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
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
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.