Slag - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Slag. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for “With Passion” Exhibition

    “With Passion” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-06-03 - 2016-07-17

    Philosopher Simone Weil writes: “Human existence is so fragile a thing and exposed to such dangers that I cannot love without trembling.”[1] Weil describes a delicate condition in which intimacy and sensitivity...More »

  • poster for William Buchina “In and Around Water”

    William Buchina “In and Around Water”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-02-27 - 2016-04-03

    Slag Contemporary presents the show IN AND AROUND WATER, which exhibits the latest works by New York-based artist William Buchina. Once more, Buchina’s crusade to unpack his own creative process results...More »

  • poster for Steve McClure “THE THINKING MACHINE”

    Steve McClure “THE THINKING MACHINE”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-02-19 - 2016-03-20

    Slag Gallery presents THE THINKING MACHINE, a solo show featuring the most recent body of work by Steve McClure. Here McClure showcases a series of powerful oil paintings on linen in which through simple...More »

  • poster for Johee Kim and Kate Minford “Being Becomes”

    Johee Kim and Kate Minford “Being Becomes”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2015-01-09 - 2015-02-08

    Minford’s works exist within themes of female identity and the (dis)junction of craftsmanship and fine art, while Johee Kim investigates intimacy, tension, and mortality through an exploration of video,...More »

  • poster for “Cut Down Timber” Exhibition

    “Cut Down Timber” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-11-07 - 2014-12-28

    Baumgärtel works are characterized by a frozen, poetic, even haunting sensibility. The artist succeeds to reconfigure the conventional idea of time and space, creating an ambiguous spatiotemporal relation...More »

  • poster for Dumiitru Gorzo “No Title”

    Dumiitru Gorzo “No Title”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2014-10-06 - 2014-11-05

    Multifaceted. Diverse. Schizo. All these can be used to describe the work of Romanian artist Gorzo. In “NO TITLE” he continues to impress with the range and variety of his artistic output, offering a selection...More »

  • poster for Naomi Safran-Hon “Hard Times: Paintings”

    Naomi Safran-Hon “Hard Times: Paintings”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2014-09-05 - 2014-10-05

    To create these works, Safran-Hon returned to her hometown of Haifa to photograph places that have been abandoned for the past half-century following a mass Palestinian exodus—a migration whose causes...More »

  • poster for Rebecca Goyette “Surf and Turf”

    Rebecca Goyette “Surf and Turf”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-07-18 - 2014-08-24
  • poster for Lauren Comito “The Menagerie”

    Lauren Comito “The Menagerie”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-06-13 - 2014-07-13

    Mining from mediums of mass culture like Google image search, Comito’s work explores the implications of several genres of art making. The work brilliantly succeeds in establishing a constant, resonant...More »

  • poster for “Preliminary Study: RSI - T” Exhibition

    “Preliminary Study: RSI - T” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-05-16 - 2014-06-10
  • poster for Avital Burg “Standing on Cardboard”

    Avital Burg “Standing on Cardboard”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-02-28 - 2014-04-06

    In this body of work Avital Burg addresses her relationship to her family’s roots and the history of painting, transforming what can often feels distant and remote into something immediate and personal....More »

  • poster for “Gathered in the Square, Lost in the Hills” Exhibition

    “Gathered in the Square, Lost in the Hills” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-01-24 - 2014-02-23

    Small in scale yet huge in humanity, Ioana Joa’s softly rendered oil paintings of at once individualized and anonymous townspeople conversing, convening and crossing paths in public, mostly outdoor settings—streets,...More »

  • poster for Alexandra Ben-Abba “Always on Our Plate”

    Alexandra Ben-Abba “Always on Our Plate”

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2014-01-16 - 2014-01-22

    “Always on Our Plate , is one part of my ongoing investigation into the uncertainty, aggression and helplessness often felt during times of conflict. Focusing specifically on Israel/Palestine, the work...More »

  • poster for Hannah Cole “One Strategy For Loving The World”

    Hannah Cole “One Strategy For Loving The World”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-11-15 - 2014-01-11

    The title is from a poem by Mona van Duyn, the first female poet laureate of the US. Mona van Duyn met Hannah a few times as a small child and soon grew fond of the little girl who was obsessed with naming...More »

  • poster for Tim Kent “The Gambit”

    Tim Kent “The Gambit”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-10-11 - 2013-11-10

    Bound together in a visually spectral narrative merging cross-referential complexities à la Borges with metaphorical vividness and chess references à la Nabokov, Tim Kent’s new body of oil paintings tell...More »

  • poster for Dumitru Gorzo “Walking A Porous Border”

    Dumitru Gorzo “Walking A Porous Border”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-09-06 - 2013-10-06
  • poster for Dionicio Hector Mendoza Exhibition

    Dionicio Hector Mendoza Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-07-09 - 2013-08-12
  • poster for Paul McLean “Dim Tim”

    Paul McLean “Dim Tim”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-05-24 - 2013-06-30

    “DIM TIM” will be on view for Bushwick Open Studios Tour 2013, Friday, May 31st, Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd. SLAG and the exhibiting artist will host additional events and programming in conjunction...More »

  • poster for Fedele Spadafora "New Paintings"

    Fedele Spadafora "New Paintings"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-03-22 - 2013-04-18

    In starkly contrasting imagery, alternately abstract and figurative, Spadafora explores memory and impressions set in the post-revolutionary societies of Tunisia (2010) and the Czech Republic (1989), where...More »

  • poster for Mark Lawrence Stafford "Table of Contents"

    Mark Lawrence Stafford "Table of Contents"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-10-19 - 2012-11-12

    “This collection of work embodies a “table of contents” in which the chapters and their sequence are most accurately represented as undefined variables suspended in context. Each of the works presented...More »

  • poster for Miljan Suknovic "Self - Portrait"

    Miljan Suknovic "Self - Portrait"

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2011-06-14 - 2011-07-16
  • poster for Tamara Kostianovsky and Ingrid Blixt "Stains"

    Tamara Kostianovsky and Ingrid Blixt "Stains"

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    • Media: Drawing - Installation
    • 2011-05-12 - 2011-06-14
  • poster for Lucy Kim and Janos Stone "Ubiquitos"

    Lucy Kim and Janos Stone "Ubiquitos"

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2011-04-12 - 2011-05-07
  • poster for Naomi Safran-Hon "Absent Present”

    Naomi Safran-Hon "Absent Present”

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    • Media: Prints - Other
    • 2011-02-24 - 2011-04-02

    “The Hebrew term Absent Present ( Nifkadim Nochehim ) refers to the Palestinians who during the war of 1948 were absent from their property but present within the borders of the newly established state...More »

  • poster for Mircea Suciu "A Matter of Life and Death"

    Mircea Suciu "A Matter of Life and Death"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-11-04 - 2011-01-08

    In these present works, Suciu, as an incessant investigator, deliberately contemplates and insists upon certain aspects of the human condition; human existence unfolding under the sign of an inescapable...More »

  • poster for Dumitru Gorzo "SUPER C"

    Dumitru Gorzo "SUPER C"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-09-16 - 2010-10-18

    With this new body of work, Gorzo continues to delve into the angst of human condition through the painterly examination of the fellow-creature. Life size human bodies captured in the act of carrying...More »

  • poster for "In Between" Exhibition

    "In Between" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2010-07-01 - 2010-08-28

    George Anghelescu Anghelescu combines classical techniques of painting, engraving and drawing with collages, stencils, and graffiti in an ironic way. Through painting Anghelescu creates a distorted copy...More »

  • poster for "Out of Line" Exhibition

    "Out of Line" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-05-20 - 2010-06-19

    The conventional concept of line in visual art is bound to drawing on paper. In this exhibition, however, line is a presence, visible in movement and space, paint and electricity, language and metaphor....More »

  • poster for Serkan Özkaya Exhibition

    Serkan Özkaya Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2010-04-29 - 2010-05-19

    Drawings, tests, prooves and documentaries from the project will be shown at Slag Gallery in New York City beginning April 29, 2010. In addition, Özkaya will present a talk about the project at the Drawing...More »

  • poster for Hannah Cole and Nicole Stone "Two Way Street"

    Hannah Cole and Nicole Stone "Two Way Street"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2010-04-08 - 2010-04-27

    In her paintings, Hannah Cole invites the viewer to rediscover his/her own surroundings filtered through the artist's own emotional prism. Taking randomly observed fragments of the urban environment,...More »

  • poster for Janos Stone “LMIRL”

    Janos Stone “LMIRL”

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    • Media: Other
    • 2010-03-18 - 2010-04-06

    Social networking websites are where we find love and companionship. Interaction online occurs through our digital ambassadors; our avatars, who make real emotional contact in the Internet possible. When...More »

  • poster for Bogdan Rata "God Bless Me"

    Bogdan Rata "God Bless Me"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2010-03-18 - 2010-04-06

    Rata’s sculpture is a remarkable interpretation of the culture of the fragment, evoking studies of the arts of antiquity. Aggressive and sensuous, these fragments of bodies devoured by an array of feelings...More »

  • poster for "Post-Gogol: The Silent Absence of the Body" Exhibition

    "Post-Gogol: The Silent Absence of the Body" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-02-18 - 2010-03-16

    Gogol, not Google’… and we laughed. This exhibition appropriates the name of the great Russian/Ukrainian writer to speak about the haunting appearance of physical objects and images in the present world,...More »

  • poster for "Realm" Exhibition

    "Realm" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2010-01-21 - 2010-02-19

    All four artists use realistic imagery in their work, though the fragments of reality are often rendered against an otherworldly backdrop. The paintings and drawings in the exhibition often appear as though...More »

  • poster for "Capturing Gil-Gulim II" Exhibition

    "Capturing Gil-Gulim II" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2009-11-19 - 2010-01-19
  • poster for Mircea Suciu "The Fall"

    Mircea Suciu "The Fall"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-09-24 - 2009-11-07

    Slag Gallery presents The Fall, with recent works by Romanian artist Mircea Suciu. A grim faced man perches precariously on a stepladder, leaning forward as if to dive toward the floor. A pair of women...More »

  • poster for "Turn On" Exhibition

    "Turn On" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints
    • 2009-07-02 - 2009-09-19

    “Turn On” presents works with the theme of sexuality; it questions what makes an artwork erotic and examines the sometimes-obscure line between art and pornography. Some issues that “Turn On” addresses:...More »

  • poster for Gheorghe Fikl “Labyrinth”

    Gheorghe Fikl “Labyrinth”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-04-02 - 2009-05-09

    Fikl’s approach is starkly uniform. His compositions are almost always balanced, with a central elongated animal figure set against a symmetrical background. The central figure is lit dramatically, with...More »

  • poster for William Downs " A world I never made"

    William Downs " A world I never made"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-04-02 - 2009-05-09

    “A world I never made,” is a solo exhibition of drawings by New York artist William Downs (b. Greenville, South Carolina, 1974). This presentation brings together two installations of drawings that illuminate...More »

  • poster for Serkan Özkaya “Dear Sir or Madam”

    Serkan Özkaya “Dear Sir or Madam”

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2009-02-19 - 2009-03-28

    In addition to several new sculptures, the exhibition will also display the letters that the artist has written and continues to write to bourgeois bureaucracies and cultural institutions and curators....More »

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