Three new student shows curated by assistant director of galleries Richard Brooks will open on July 5 at the Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26 Street, 15th floor; there will be a reception on Thursday, July 7 from 6 – 8pm.
“Closer To Be Far Away,” which runs until August 13, is an exhibition of video, interactive sculpture and animation contrasting political and conceptual approaches to making art. Participating artists include Philip Cheaney, Carly Gaebe, Kyunghee Jwa and Hyung-Gyu Kim.
“SPACCE,” which also ends on August 13, is a design exhibition exploring new methods of communicating in a technology driven world. Justina Zun-Zun Chang and Hollis Marie Maloney are the two participating artists.
“Abstract Means,” on view through August 6, includes painting and photography that examines the boundaries between abstraction and representation. The artists are Andrew Brischler, Betty Hart, Kristen Long, Kenneth Murphy and Corinne Schulze.
Image: Still from Carly Gaebe’s Catch-Up, video, 2011.