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Keith Green Holiday Sale | Now – 1/10/16


Hey! Ho! Lets go!

After numerous inquires from Dee Dee Ramone fans, photographer, Keith Green is offering a rare print from his documentary series, “Dee Dee Ramone: Cold Turkey at the Chelsea” – now through January 10, 2016.

“The gift-giving holidays are here, and what better gift idea than a collectable, signed limited edition museum quality print. I’m making a rare offer of an 8X10 fiber- based silver gelatin, signed print of punk icon, Dee Dee Ramone from the Chelsea Hotel series. The photograph will be hand-printed by New York City’s premier black and white print maker, Laurent Girard whose printed the images from this Chelsea Hotel series exclusively since the beginning, as well as making prints for the likes of Bob Gruen, Mick Rock, Patti Smith and Lou Reed to name a few. The offering price is 250/USD ( +10 for shipping & handeling), and will run through January 10, 2016.” – Keith Green

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Dee Dee Ramone, The Chelsea NYC 1 | 8″ x 10″| Unframed| $250 USD

 

Payment Information:

transFORM Gallery accepts cashier’s checks and personal checks. We also accept Visa or MasterCard. When paying with a card, payments are processed online at: transformhome.com/payments.

In the Account #  box, please write “Art” and the days date, (for example: Art120915).

 

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Click here for more information on Keith Green.

 

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CROSS COUNTY – YoHo Meets NewRo Opening Reception


transFORM Gallery, and our event sponsor, Westchester Magazine, thank all of you who attended, “Cross County – YoHo Meets NewRo”.

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We also thank our artists Catherine Latson, Ginny Fox, Alexa Grace, and John Folchi for joining us at the opening reception and taking a few minutes to speak about their artwork and creative process.

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transFORM Art Gallery Director, Kara O’Neill,  lead the presentation by speaking about the YoHo Studio and her inspirations behind the show. Before giving up the floor, she spoke about Pasquale Miele, who could not attend the opening, calling his work both whimsical and “Basquiat-like”.

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Catherine Latson then discussed how nature is the text and a full-fledged collaborator behind her work. She has a passion for using exclusively organic and repurposed materials. Her latest collection, The Garment Series, offers an unconventional take on art and engineering of self-decoration.

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Ginny Fox revealed how she uses her hands, rather than brushes, to create clean lines. By layering and removing the paint with a white rag or t shirt, her hands become the vehicle for creating alternating fields of depth and translucent light.

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Alexa Grace spoke of her artistic journey, working with notable illustrators, such as Edward Gorey. She began illustrating for The Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, The Village Voice, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, both Time and LIFE Magazines, Newsweek, The Washington Post, The Detroit Free Press, L.A. Times, Mademoiselle, Dia Nappon Printing, etc. She also has published adult and children’s books, to her credit.

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White Plains artist John Folchi, explained the skill behind dramatizing his cloud paintings, working from both photographs and memory he creates an emotional vista bringing a sense of levity or foreboding to his subjects.

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transFORM Co-Founder, Andreas Messis lead a group tour of the manufacturing operations of transFORM’s built-in closets and custom cabinetry facilities.

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A special transFORM Gallery thank you goes out to Jeremy Bacon for performing jazz standards throughout the night. The evening concluded when Kara honored the requests of her guests and performed a few jazz tunes for a grand musical finale.

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Take a look at the great time we had :

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(Courtesy of Robert Stevens)

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Photos: John Greene – Color Fields and Alexander Rutsch – A Retrospective Opening Reception


The energy of NYC’s Autumn Arts and Culture season was reflected at New York Design Center’s building wide event, What’s New What’s Next. This highly anticipated interior design celebration drew in over 6,000 people.

In the same vein, transFORM Gallery’s opening reception, John Greene – Color Fields and Alexander Rutsch – A Retrospective,  created an exciting pulse.

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Alexander Rutsch, a prolific artist was a painter and sculptor, moved to Paris in 1950’s, where he became an influential force in the city’s art scene. In Europe, Rutsch studied with artists such as Herbert Boeckl, Josef Dobrosky, and collaborated with Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali.  

Works by Rutsch are part of numerous private and public collections in Europe and the United States. He is represented at the Albertina, the Belvedere Museum and the Academy of Fine Arts all in Vienna, Austria; the Palace de Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium; the Art of Liege, Liege, Galerie Espace, Paris, France; Belgium; Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY; the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA; and the Museum of Modern Art in New Orleans, LA.

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John Greene, works in both single and multi-dimensional formats in encaustic, which is beeswax. He occasionally incorporates lead and copper in his paintings, which have an ever-changing patina and surface, whereas the wax, which is difficult to control and may lead to wonderful “accidents” in the end, counteracts the aging and metamorphosis of the rest of his materials.

The show includes some of Greene’s earliest works, alongside his more recent larger abstract color field paintings. In the final analysis, the one constant in all of Greene’s paintings is his surfaces, which are rich, varied, and encourage the observer to “read” the paintings over and over again.

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(Gwen Greene, Artist John Greene, & Art Gallery Director Kara O’Neill)

The viewers were virtually surrounded by color and image, an enveloping experience that blended well with transFORM’s custom cabinetry. Friends and family of our artists, as well as guests of transFORM Home, created a large and appreciative buzz, listening to live jazz, throughout the night.

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You’re Invited – NYC Autumn Art Exhibit Opening Night : John Greene – Color Fields & Alexander Rutsch – A Retrospective


 

Join us at our NYC showroom and gallery on Thursday, September 17th from 6-9pm.

Please send your RSVP to rsvp@transformgallery.com.

transFORM Gallery is excited to announce our Autumn art exhibit, John Greene and Alexander Rutsch at our Manhattan Showroom in the New York Design Center.  The opening reception will be held on September 17th from 6pm to 9pm to coincide with the New York Design Center’s highly anticipated annual event, What’s New What’s Next.  In addition, transFORM will be hosting a presentation on the future of smart living in urban spaces, Small Spaces in the Big City – Innovations in Space Saving Design, at 6:45pm.  Join us as we celebrate the thriving use of art in the New York design community.

About John Greene –  John D. Greene focuses on creating his own reality, painting imagined rather than real landscapes, recreating long-forgotten images and vistas. As John explains it, “painting is about paint. Color, texture, the joy of putting it on or scraping it off”. Helen A. Harrison of the New York Times calls John Greene’s color field paintings, “intense”.

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About Alexander Rutsch – Alexander Rutsch’s early years were spent in France where he collaborated with his contemporaries, Picasso and Dali. These collaborations are strongly seen in several paintings throughout our gallery, including a mixed media portrait of Dali created during a sitting at the St. Regis, New York in 1969. His work is held in the collections of Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Walter Cronkite, Salvador Dali, Sammy Davis Jr, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Paris’ Musée d’Art Moderne, and New York’s Museum of Modern Art.

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About What’s New What’s Next – The New York Design Center presents its seventh annual What’s New, What’s Next, a showcase of new ideas, design, materials, and products. The most anticipated interior design event of the season will boast presentations, book signings, and panel discussions with the industry’s top editors, designers, and manufacturers.

In addition to the stimulating programs surrounding the latest trends, guests have the opportunity to view new product introductions ranging from residential to contract, rugs to lighting, sofas to tiles, ultra-modern to traditional, and everything in between. What’s New, What’s Next celebrates every facet of the design industry generating a buzz that can’t be missed.

You’re Invited – Fall Art Exhibit Opening Night : CROSS COUNTY YoHo Meets NewRo


Join us and Westchester Magazine in celebrating the opening of our new exhibit in New Rochelle on Saturday, September 26th from 5 to 8pm. Please send your RSVP to rsvp@transformgallery.com

transFORM Gallery announces their art exhibit for the Fall season, a group show called CROSS COUNTY – YoHo Meets NewRo, sponsored by Westchester Magazine at the transFORM showroom and gallery in New Rochelle, NY.

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Yoho (Yonkers Artist Community) members’, Ginny Fox, Alexa Grace and Catherine Latson travel the “Cross County Parkway” for transFORM Gallery’s ‘s New Rochelle group show with Scarsdale artist John Folchi and New Rochelle artist, Pasquale Miele.

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This Saturday art opening corresponds with the ArtsFest, a weekend celebration of New Rochelle’s Arts and Culture, September 26 and September 27th, 2015.

The opening reception for the art exhibit will be held on Saturday, September 26th from 5 to 8pm.

Join transFORM Gallery as we celebrate this collection of artists from both sides of Westchester County. The artwork will be on display and available for purchase through January 9th, 2016.

transFORM Gallery Hosts The New Rochelle Arts Collective Meetup


Last Monday, transFORM Gallery happily hosted the third meet up for the New Rochelle Arts Collective.

This young group added some excitement to our Monday by organizing a “Pillow Panel Talk”. Guests were encouraged to bring their own seating for a causal yet engaging conversation.

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The panel consisted of Maya Menon – manager at Backstreet Gallery and MAC board member, John Reverol – Owner of R. Patisserie Cafe and Tea Boutique, Theresa Leghorn – President of the New Rochelle Council of the Arts and our very own Kara O’Neill – transFORM’s Art Gallery Director.

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Kathy Rutsch started the night by speaking about her late husband Alexander Rutsch who is currently showing at transFORM Gallery. Kathy graciously donated 9 Alexander Rutsch coffee table books, which were raffled off during the meet up.

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The panel discussed the role of the arts in building social and cultural capital. The audience participated by adding creative ideas and thoughts on the topic, as well as discussing cultural events in New Rochelle.

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After a clip from Chris Gethard’s YouTube video, Gristmill Distilleries of the Adirondacks, generously offered samples of their organic and locally sourced corn whiskey. Guests mixed their spirits with fresh lemonade while enjoying light refreshments – a perfect combination on a hot summer night.

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Thank you to the NRAC and everyone for making this such a well attended event. It was truly a great night filled with interesting conversation, compelling thoughts and creative people.

Check out more photos from the meet up :

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