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CALENDAR | HOSTING



Leave New York

Sweet Home Gallery
131 Chrystie Street, between Delancey and Broome, [email protected]
East Village / Lower East Side
April 15 - May 15, 2006
Reception: Saturday, April 15, 7 - 10 PM
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Curated by:

Jason Cole Mager Michael Yinger Jeffrey Kilmer

Artists:

Brody Baker, Christopher Brosius, Charlie Foos, Steve Green, Harif Guzman, Jeffrey Kilmer, Sarah Lasley, Jeremy Liebman, Susan Lipper, Jason Cole Mager, Melissa Martin, Jon Parker, Anthony Pontius, Ted Riederer, Ryan Schneider, Jade Townsend, Jim Wright, Michael Yinger

Simply- meant to elicit the response, “why?”

We as artists hope to answer as best we can, through our individual representations, the role our local landscape and art politics play in our daily lives.

We do not suggest that anyone stay or leave simply because an outside source dictates that one must do so to succeed.

We only hope to encourage others to remind themselves why they have or have not chosen to be here, and if it is necessary to stay.

Disillusioned by the idea that hype and hip have replaced new and progressive, we rekindle our interests in beauty and the lasting.

Dismayed by a society that walks down a street without looking up, we remind you to do so before another building is replaced.

The city is our love/hate affair.

Related blog post: James Wagner

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