Allison Galgiani

108 Publications
Calling All Curators! Don’t Miss this Open Call for Bushwick Open Studios 2015!

Calling All Curators! Don’t Miss this Open Call for Bushwick Open Studios 2015!

Do you have what it takes to curate? Arts in Bushwick, the organizers for the annual Bushwick Open Studios, and Flavorpill are hosting an open call to all you curators out there, just dying to spread your curatorial wings

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Bushwick Open Studios Prep Kicks Off With Its First Public Meeting Tonight at The Bodega!

Bushwick Open Studios Prep Kicks Off With Its First Public Meeting Tonight at The Bodega!

Ok, so there might still be snow on the ground and it’s hard to remember what trees actually look like with leaves, but the first intimations of warmer days are upon us

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At Outlet, Artist Cristin Richard’s Work Goes way Beyond Skin-Deep

At Outlet, Artist Cristin Richard’s Work Goes way Beyond Skin-Deep

 

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Not Fair! It’s an International Art Expo! Get Geared up for Exchange Rates in Bushwick

Not Fair! It’s an International Art Expo! Get Geared up for Exchange Rates in Bushwick

A lot of buzz has been building around the upcoming Exchange Rates, and it is finally here this week! The international expo is an entirely new model for Bushwick, bringing galleries from all over the country and the world to share in the artistic zeitgeist of Bushwick

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Bushwick’s Own Dr. Lisa takes on BAM! Special Reception Tonight!

Bushwick’s Own Dr. Lisa takes on BAM! Special Reception Tonight!

Our favorite self-proclaimed psychoanalyst Lisa Levy will be debuting her new exhibition at BAM tonight! What Makes You So Special: Doctor Lisa Investigates is a culmination of months of research and psychotherapy sessions, where Levy conducted interviews of several “patients,” including artists Mickalene Thomas and Matthew Silver, comedian, Jo Firestone, fireman Kevin Hamilton, teenager Martin Kramer, and many others

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Bushwick Art Crit Group’s 10 Dos and Don’ts for a Professional Post-Grad School Crit!

Bushwick Art Crit Group’s 10 Dos and Don’ts for a Professional Post-Grad School Crit!

Recently, Bushwick Daily sat down with artist and Bushwick Art Crit Group’s director of social media Drew Van Diest  to get a one-on-one tutorial of just what it takes to give a great artist crit

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8 Art Events in and Around Bushwick That Will Get You Feeling Frisky!

8 Art Events in and Around Bushwick That Will Get You Feeling Frisky!

Starting tonight, Bushwick and its environs will be filled with a palpable art zeitgeist that will get you feeling feline-frisky! There’s a crisp feel to the air, the leaves are starting to changes, yet it is still warm enough to warrant a great gallery hop

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Get Excited for Some Art Hunting This Weekend! 8 Shows, including 2 Festivals and a Brand-New Gallery!

Get Excited for Some Art Hunting This Weekend! 8 Shows, including 2 Festivals and a Brand-New Gallery!

Let’s face it—the citizens of Bushwick don’t live in a bubble

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Sneak Peak to 8 Art Openings in Bushwick This Week: Newcomer Galleries, Old Favorites, and Of Course, a Bunch of Fantastic Art

Sneak Peak to 8 Art Openings in Bushwick This Week: Newcomer Galleries, Old Favorites, and Of Course, a Bunch of Fantastic Art

This week, good things come early, especially when it comes to art in Bushwick! Perhaps its the crisp fall air, or we are all trying to extra productive to kick the season off to a good start, or maybe it’s just that there is so much great stuff happening this weekend that it can’t be contained within the weekend! Whatever the reason, this week Bushwick is literally bursting with art-ific activity, with new galleries, old favorites, and of course, a bunch of fantastic art!

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…And We’re Back! 15 Art Openings this Weekend to Get You Excited for Fall!

…And We’re Back! 15 Art Openings this Weekend to Get You Excited for Fall!

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If They Build it, You Will Party: Bushwick’s Underground Spot Apostrophe is Going Legal and Needs Your Help!

If They Build it, You Will Party: Bushwick’s Underground Spot Apostrophe is Going Legal and Needs Your Help!

Last fall, the shutting down of Apostrophe, a beloved art gallery and after hours spot devastated the Bushwick underground scene. It’s been almost a year and Ki and Sei Smith, the brothers that founded the space in 2012, have had lots of time to think, scheme and strategize a plan for a new, improved and […]

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No, It’s Not Over Yet! Six Art Events to Get you Through the End of August

No, It’s Not Over Yet! Six Art Events to Get you Through the End of August

[contextly_auto_sidebar id=”w6h9DVawY43A1VqlWd6iCzfgzcls5oB5″] it’sover The next two weeks are pretty much my favorite time to be in the city. Everyone’s on vacation, tourists are concentrated into a couple of areas that I never go to anyway, and I can usually get a seat on the subway in the morning! August is also the time when Bushwick […]

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Shrines and Shanties: Noodle Beaches for Meeting Witches Closes This Weekend at Signal Gallery

Shrines and Shanties: Noodle Beaches for Meeting Witches Closes This Weekend at Signal Gallery

The scene is reminiscent of something between a shanty town and an art fair of sorts

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Slooow Down: Four Bushwick Art Shows to Help you Kick Back This Weekend

Slooow Down: Four Bushwick Art Shows to Help you Kick Back This Weekend

Ahh yes, August in Bushwick

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I’m Not Dead Yet! 6 Art Events to See before Bushwick Gallery Summer Hiatus!

I’m Not Dead Yet! 6 Art Events to See before Bushwick Gallery Summer Hiatus!

Each week it seems that the galleries of Bushwick threaten to truly begin their summer vacations, and each week we are pleasantly surprised that they stay with us for yet another weekend! This weekend these five art events across the neighborhood are all truly about capturing the spirit of summer with performance, group shows, movie screenings, and even a block party

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Art, Art Baby! 9 Summer Art Shows to Keep you Sexy

Art, Art Baby! 9 Summer Art Shows to Keep you Sexy

Ok, so if there was any doubt left in anyone’s mind, summer is officially here — in full force. All around the neighborhood there are scenes of people attempting to install their window AC units without letting them plummet three stories; scantily-clad guys and girls trying to wear as little as they can get away with; […]

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Field Trip! Top 5 Art Getaways Within Reach of Bushwick

Field Trip! Top 5 Art Getaways Within Reach of Bushwick

Aah yes, Bushwick summer – a time where

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Carpe Your Diem with These Art Events This Weekend!

Carpe Your Diem with These Art Events This Weekend!

Seize the moment this weekend- the first official full weekend of summer! While some might already be in lazy vacation mode, counting down the days ’til their ticket out of the city, their are several reasons to hold back and stick around Bushwick! This weekend’s offerings not only include some incredible performance and video, but there are also some stellar exhibitions that are closing and not to be missed! As my sister likes to tell me on days that I’d rather sleep-in than venture out into the world, “carpe the shit out of your diem!”

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Five Shows Perfect for Celebrating the Summer Solstice This Weekend

Five Shows Perfect for Celebrating the Summer Solstice This Weekend

This Saturday marks the year’s longest day which means we should all take advantage of the long days and warm nights to get out and about this weekend! As is usually the case during these high summer weeks, galleries are getting creative and taking chances, and experimenting with new and exciting curatorial decisions and venues

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Artist FlashCard: Luis Martin’s Waking Dreams

Artist FlashCard: Luis Martin’s Waking Dreams

“Stepping back from my finished canvases is like looking into a magnified mirror. Fragments of my identity emerge to create a visual narrative heavy with cultural idiosyncrasies, sexuality and a yearning for opulence and magic” Martin explains.The multi-faceted works’ biggest strength comes in their ability to be read in multiple ways and reflect back on […]

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The Galleries of 17-17 Troutman Are Being Kicked Out

The Galleries of 17-17 Troutman Are Being Kicked Out

We might be seeing some serious changes to the Bushwick/Ridgewood gallery landscape in the coming months

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Artist Flashcard: Mary Ivy Martin’s Got the Green Thumb

Artist Flashcard: Mary Ivy Martin’s Got the Green Thumb

Each week Bushwick Daily brings you a new Artist FlashCard introducing an amazing artist living/working/showing in Bushwick who you need to know

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5 Art Events this Weekend to Lift Your Spirits!

5 Art Events this Weekend to Lift Your Spirits!

Hurray! A new month is upon us, and hopefully it will finally bring beautiful days and long nights filled with rooftop parties, bbqs, and of course, gallery openings! This weekend Bushwick embraces the month of May (which everyone knows means we are quickly creeping up on BOS!) with 5 unbelievable events that are all about discovery, new beginnings, and identity that are sure to get you ready to start your month off right

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Will Your Art Be on the Cover of Bushwick Daily’s “No BS BOS” Guide? Submit!

Will Your Art Be on the Cover of Bushwick Daily’s “No BS BOS” Guide? Submit!

Calling all artists! In the coming weeks you’ll be hearing a lot about Bushwick Open Studios and Bushwick Daily’s curated printed guide, No BS BOS

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Last Weekend to See “The Tower” and its Psychedelic, Cannibalistic Journey

Last Weekend to See “The Tower” and its Psychedelic, Cannibalistic Journey

Behind an assuming facade on Metropolitan Avenue and up a flight of creaky stairs lies a magical place known as Standard Toykraft

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Getting “Up Close and Personal” at Fuchs Projects

Getting “Up Close and Personal” at Fuchs Projects

(All photos courtesy of Rafael Fuchs) What made the show all the more effective was the loving way in which Ruben curated it. He himself being intimately familiar with many of the artists, he tells each story with such care and enthusiasm, this excitement extends into the exhibition in the way it is displayed. Sandwiching moments […]

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Artist FlashCard: Jen Hitchings Captures The Potential in a Fleeting Moment

Artist FlashCard: Jen Hitchings Captures The Potential in a Fleeting Moment

Each week Bushwick Daily brings you a new Artist FlashCard, introducing an amazing artist living/working/showing in Bushwick who you need to know

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Friday Editorial: Are We Already in a Post-Internet Age?

Friday Editorial: Are We Already in a Post-Internet Age?

This week with Allison Galgiani, art editor of Bushwick Daily

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9 Art Picks To Turn Your Head This Weekend

9 Art Picks To Turn Your Head This Weekend

This week Bushwick will be hit by a slew of exciting new exhibitions all across the neighborhood, clearly rejoicing in the coming of crawl-worthy weather

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Bushwick Man Missing Since Saturday

Bushwick Man Missing Since Saturday

A massive search has been underway for the last few days, since the mysterious disappearance of James (Jay) Ott, 31, a New York clothing designer

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Artist FlashCards: Why Katie Bell is Boss

Artist FlashCards: Why Katie Bell is Boss

Each week Bushwick Daily brings you a new Artist FlashCard, introducing an amazing artist living/working/showing in Bushwick who you need to know

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LAST CALL! Don’t Miss Your Chance to Register for BOS TONIGHT!

LAST CALL! Don’t Miss Your Chance to Register for BOS TONIGHT!

[contextly_auto_sidebar id=”INx8lQMrY4rz6fDMFFO9Hx13ek1a7wJz”] BOS Registration Don’t miss your final chance to register your studio for this year’s Bushwick Open Studios! If you haven’t heard by now this year’s BOS is getting serious with some changes that the folks at Arts in Bushwick are hoping will bring the focus back to the artists and their studios – which is […]

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Get Your Booty To Some Art This Weekend!

Get Your Booty To Some Art This Weekend!

[contextly_auto_sidebar id=”YqFIhn9roOqhcklAQnM5RGK83z5zEuk4″] assembly_line_booty_rhythm It’s happening. The March blues where we are simultaneously struck by an eagerness for spring and the indignation that it’s not here yet, while one work week drags into the next. Sometimes you just need a little distraction to get you out of the house and into the ‘hood! This weekend’s art […]

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Artist FlashCards: The Morbidly Playful Robert Nava

Artist FlashCards: The Morbidly Playful Robert Nava

Choko Round Two is On Me Each week Bushwick Daily brings you a new Artist FlashCard introducing an amazing artist living/working/showing in Bushwick who you need to know. Featuring both new and old faces, our goal is to encourage the growth of art scene and to appreciate wonderful talent in our hood! If you know of an artist you would […]

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For Bushwick Eyes Only: 6 Art Events to Remind You How Awesome Bushwick Is

For Bushwick Eyes Only: 6 Art Events to Remind You How Awesome Bushwick Is

Armory Arts Week may have come and gone in New York, but there’s still loads going on in Bushwick! Always keeping pace, we here at Bushwick Daily know that the Armory was sooo last week! With the promise of spring in the air, inspiration is abounding and Bushwick galleries are alive with new shows, discussions and performance

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Artist FlashCards: Why Nao Matsumoto’s Sculptures are Killer

Artist FlashCards: Why Nao Matsumoto’s Sculptures are Killer

Each week Bushwick Daily brings you a new Artist FlashCard introducing an amazing artist living/working/showing in Bushwick who you need to know

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