Dreams erase fear is the underlying theme for Constance Tanner’s Illusions & Delusions, opening next week at Gallery RIVAA. But some contrast makes it more powerful.
RIVAA Vernissage XIX, rising now after a six-month pandemic stall, is a fresh sign of life for Roosevelt Island. Because you probably missed it, here’s a look at opening night, photos courtesy of Tad Sudol and RIVAA.
Vernissage XIX embraces Roosevelt Island with the emotion and images designed to reach beyond the everyday. Images for mind and heart. COVID-19 forced Gallery RIVAA’s closing in March, but they’re coming back. The traditional spring opener finally happens, this week, and we’ve got a preview for you.
As Gallery RIVAA, the Roosevelt Island artist collective, turns the corner into its twentieth year, let’s look back… and forward to Vernissage XIX. Gallery RIVAA and Its Artists By David Stone I’ve covered the annual Vernissage at Gallery RIVAA for over a decade. Each year brings out a […]
The 1619 Project at RIVAA, an ambitious effort to better reflect the African-American experience in American history, lands on Roosevelt Island. It’s the theme for this year’s Black History Month exhibit at Gallery RIVAA.
Time, a RIVAA Members Exhibit, opened Saturday at the 527 Main Street Gallery. Art from students at The Child School added nicely to the members’ work. Take a look on us, but see the show, up until January, in person, if you can. By David Stone Roosevelt Island […]
Art Inspired by Louis Kahn: Last year, Louis Kahn’s “era defining” architecture earned a show at the Design Museum of London. For 2019, it’s Roosevelt Island’s Gallery RIVAA, and Kahn’s influence on contemporary art.
Bogdan Matei at Gallery RIVAA, Roosevelt Island, Poses and Imaginary Objects, September 7th to October 6th, 2019
RIVAA lands Bogdan Matei for Poses and Imaginary objects, a solo exhibit in its 527 Main Street Gallery on Roosevelt Island. Everyone’s welcome to a free opening reception on Saturday evening, September 7th, from 6:00 to 9:00.
Art about the artist is a photo I took while visiting an artist friend in his studio.