Happy Holidays to you all from AG Gallery!
Gallery is closed tomorrow on 25th. We will be open again on 26th. Art In Boxes group exhibition will be on view through January 2018.
AG Gallery では現在、新たにギャラリーインターンを数名募集しております。美術大学学生や将来ギャラリーや美術関係の職業に就きたい方には実際の画廊で経験を積んでいただける貴重な経験となるプログラムです。ご興味のある方は下記募集要項をご参照いただき、メールにてご応募ください。
AG Gallery は2003年にブルックリン、ニューヨークにオープンしたアートギャラリーです。k地元と海外の作家の発掘、企画展示を中心に行っております。
On View: August 18, 2017 ~ August 24, 2017
AG Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition with artist Rica TASAKA “Embroidered NY”, openng on August 18, 2017.
Rica TASAKA is a Japanese artist who explores washi as an art medium like oil paints and clay. Tasaka’s works are made completely with only embroider and Washi-paper collage. Tasaka collects images from around the world. Based on snapshots pictures she shot in cities she visited she creates her washi-art. Tasaka explores everyday subjects in her work that make us rediscover joys and happiness that lives in small parts of our daily life in a specific location of the world.
In this exhibition Tasaka created NYC landscape series using pictures and sketches of her visit to NYC last year as inspirations. We suggest gallery visitors to get extra closer to artworks this time, and see the details. They look like illustrations at a first sight but actually collaged paper and stitchings that make those “snapshot-like” pictures.
Exhibition is on view through August 24th, 2017. Please visit the gallery and enjoy how NYC was like to a visiting artist, you may discover something similar or different from what you know.
Statement and Message from Artist
Kyoko Imazu One Window Exhibition
June 3, 2017 ~ June 30, 2017
Opening Reception: June 3 (Sat.) 6-8pm
AG Gallery is proud to present “Still-Summer”, a one window exhibition by Kyoko Imazu. Imazu is Japanese artist, printmaker and sculptor, living and working in Australia. She is mostly known for her printmaking and her work has been featured in multiple solo and group exhibitions museums and galleries including Kyoto Museum of Art in Kyoto, Japan, Japan Foundation Gallery win Sydney Australia, Odd One Out in Hong Kong, Davidson Galleries in Seattle, USA, and many more. Imazu has been featured at AG Gallery since 2014, and this is her second solo exhibition at AG Gallery after “World of Kyoko Imazu” in 2015.
“Drawing animals and monsters is one of my earliest and most important memories from my childhood. My drawings include animals like rabbits, cats and birds and also strange creatures, Yokai from Japanese folklore. Growing up in Japan, I was convinced—and very scared—that there were Yokai and other creatures lurking behind me and or hiding in the dark corners of the house. They were as real as dogs and cats.” -Kyoko Imazu
Moving to Australia from Japan as a young adult, Kyoko’s work draws narratives from nostalgic memories of childhood in Japan and features insects, animals and Yokai found throughout Japanese folklore that she read and listened to as a child. Her ceramics bring new life to her two dimensional realm of prints and into reality–the ‘real world’ becomes the playground for her adorable creatures.
“Still-Summer” is AG Gallery’s first one window exhibition, featuring Kyoko Imazu’s latest sculptures and her latest original prints.
This exhibition is inspired with the term “still-life”, the still of the summer night, deep silence and calm; stillness… that brings her imaginative creatures into our realm, quietly awaiting visitors in our gallery.
Photography by Oleksandr Pogorilyi
AG Gallery is now offering internship opportunities. Please read the description below for the detail.
3 Month Internship (Unpaid)
AG Gallery specializes in pop-art and contemporary fine art from local and international artists, and the gallery is located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 2003. The gallery is seeking an intern to work on a part-time basis (1-2 days per week) to provide general administrative support to the gallery director. Additionally it is mandatory to be present on gallery exhibition opening night to support the smooth operation.
Responsibilities include and are not limited to: Scanning and general archive work, cataloging, data entry, research, record keeping; distributing flyers; helping designing of flyer and other advertising materials; writing blog posts; assisting with the various tasks associated with mounting exhibitions and displaying art pieces; greeting and conversing with gallery visitors.
This internship will provide an excellent opportunity to work in a commercial art gallery, with a variety of responsibilities. The ideal candidate must take initiative and be able to multitask. Past gallery experience is not required, however, some experience in taking digital photography and decent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe (Photoshop and Illustrator) is expected. Ability to be able to work on site is required.
• Interest in international contemporary art
• Interest in Japanese contemporary culture and art
• Meticulous and strong attention to detail
• Proactive, friendly, flexible, engaged demeanor
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and prioritize assigned tasks
To apply, please send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone call please.