nyc art scene

a carefully curated calendar & cumulative catalog of new york city's most interesting art exhibitions and events. hand picked by Arthur Seen & Team

Thru May 20:”Freeze Your Eggs” Grant ShafferLa MaMa Galleria, 6 East 1st St., NYC Grant Shaffer has lived and worked in Manhattan as an artist illustrator for the past 17 years. He illustrates for magazines and newspapers such as The New Yorker, Interview, and The New York Times. His latest work, a series called “Freeze Your Eggs” features oil paintings of androgynous, earphone-wearing citizens.

Thru May 20:

Freeze Your Eggs
 Grant Shaffer

La MaMa Galleria, 6 East 1st St., NYC

Grant Shaffer has lived and worked in Manhattan as an artist illustrator for the past 17 years. He illustrates for magazines and newspapers such as The New Yorker, Interview, and The New York Times. His latest work, a series called “Freeze Your Eggs” features oil paintings of androgynous, earphone-wearing citizens.

Continues thru Mar 5:”Graphic Guts” Luba LukovaLa MaMa La Galleria, 6 E.1st St., NYC (bt Bowery and 2nd Ave)Wed-Sun from 1 to 7:30pm"In my work I never think about style. For me the most important thing is to convey a message, to express an idea, to trigger an emotion. Form and style are secondary, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t care about the artistic craft. Without technique even the greatest idea is worth noting. Still, I feel uncomfortable when a client asks me to work in a style of mine they’ve already seen. Usually I turn down such projects by telling that I would do my best to create a powerful image but I don’t know yet what style I would use. The work would dictate the style." - Luba Lukova

Continues thru Mar 5:

Graphic Guts
 Luba Lukova

La MaMa La Galleria, 6 E.1st St., NYC (bt Bowery and 2nd Ave)
Wed-Sun from 1 to 7:30pm


"In my work I never think about style. For me the most important thing is to convey a message, to express an idea, to trigger an emotion. Form and style are secondary, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t care about the artistic craft. Without technique even the greatest idea is worth noting. Still, I feel uncomfortable when a client asks me to work in a style of mine they’ve already seen. Usually I turn down such projects by telling that I would do my best to create a powerful image but I don’t know yet what style I would use. The work would dictate the style." - Luba Lukova