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Art Shows Opening this Weekend

Corpus Opens at David Dew Bruner Design
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Sculpture by Anita Weschler
A show opening here on Saturday explores images of the body, covering many media and a wide swathe of history.  Corpus will include a 16th-century Italian Mannerist plaster sculpture of a sea god, contemporary photography by Tony Gonzales and George Dureau, paintings by Louisiana artists (both? ck) Doug Bourgeois and Clyde Connell, and sculptures by Lee Musselman, Anita Weschler and Renee Iacone Clearman.  Other pieces in the show, which runs through June 29th, include mass-produced Venus de Milo salt-and pepper-shakers, African Mume figures, and Han Dynasty tomb figures.

The Gallery at David Dew Bruner Design
621 Warren Street, Hudson; 914.466.4857
Opening: Saturday 6-8 pm
Friday &  Saturday 11 - 5; Sunday 12 - 5
Representational Paintings at Carrie Haddad
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Tracy Helgeson, Trees Converge, 2008, oil on birch panel
A summer exhibition featuring the work of four representational painters, Paul Abrams, Richard Britell, Tracy Helgeson and Carrie Waldman, opens this weekend.

Paul Abrams subject is the Hudson River, but his beautiful and mysterious images seem inspired by Constable and Turner. Richard Britell’s new work revolves around large, dreamy cityscapes that flirt with abstraction.  Tracy Helgeson combines dark and colorful under-painting with surface glazing in her recent landscapes. Carrie Waldman, who works in egg tempera, offers an insect’s-eye view of the world in her intense floral and foliage paintings in which flowers are at once ultra-realistic and fantastical.

Carrie Haddad Gallery, 622 Warren Street; 518.828.1915
Reception: Saturday May 31, 6 - 8
Thursday – Tuesday 11 - 5:00
Art & Object Reconsidered
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Untitled gouache on handmade paper by Roger Shepherd

Roger Shepherd, an artist who lives and works in New York City, has been exhibiting his work here and abroad for over 35 years.  For this one-man show, which remains open through June 22,  he pairs painted objects and framed works in poetic and often quite beautiful arrangements calculated to appeal to the mind as well as the eye. 

Jefferson Snider Gallery*, 610½  Warren Street; 518.822.9763
Opening reception: May 31, 5 – 8

* formerly A • D • D Gallery

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