We hope you are all well and staying healthy. New York City is covered with the snow but the spring is around the corner! We are happy to be able to keep operating the gallery and keep it open to the public while following the city guidelines. It seems it has been a great time to collect artworks from artists for both art collectors and also those who have never bought artwork before the pandemic. We are happy to see our artists’ original and reproductive artworks are bringing new joys to our beloved customers.
The “Art In Boxes”, the 10th annual winter group exhibition will close in 7 days, by the ending of February, 28, 2021. Please make sure to visit the show and check out artworks in gallery space and in the gallery show window while they are still on display. This year we have curated exhibitions with various artwork in some kind of boxes.
AG Gallery is pleased to announce that its 10th annual group show, Art In Boxes X this year again, opening on Saturday, December 5th, 2020. Although it has been an especially challenging year for galleries to curate an exhibition with international artists, we are proud to keep this group exhibition for 10 years this year. We have some wonderful selected artists joining this show with various artworks, sculptures, paintings, drawings, prints and more.
“ART IN BOXES X” ARTISTS 2020
Special Artists with “Art in Boxes”
Damien Olsen Suitcase Dollhouse (David Tynan & Marisa Martin) Miguel Pang Ly Marcelo Gallegos Leslie Lew Natsumi Goldfish
Other Artists participating with Art Outside Boxes
Agnes Bodor (Cat Paintings & Prints) Lili Chin (Yokai Art Prints) Aaron Piland (Space Art Prints) Hanako Sakashita (Mashiko Pottery) Dick Richard Vincent (Original Illustration Prints & Greeting Cards) BBPP Ink (Original Silkscreen Prints & Books, Greeting Cards) Robbie Guertin ( Original Illustration Prints) Sayoko Kojima (Handmade Face Masks & Earrings) Ken Brown (Original Silkscreen Prints & Wrapping Paper) Nathalie Goulet (Handmade Natural Stone Jewelries) Maria Montiel (Handmade painted accessories)
Due to slow down of international shipments, some artists will join after the opening date. Please visit a few times to see new artworks as this show will go on until the end of January 2021. It has been long time requests from our visitors and collectors to exhibit artwork that are literally “Art in Boxes”, so here we are, from this year we decided to introduce artists making artwork in boxes. We hope you enjoy different artists “Art in Boxes” along with other artworks.
Due to the Covid-19, there will be no opening reception party for gallery exhibitions in 2020, but the gallery is open daily from noon to 7pm.
Art In boxes originally started with a concept of artwork as one of a kind unique gifts for this winter holiday season.
Celebrating and forwarding this annual group exhibition marking its 10 years, we decided to showcase artists who are working in artworks in boxes.
With the global pandemic, AG Gallery is strictly following the city regulation and trying to maintain our guests and staff’s health and safety. Guests are limited to 4 customers at a time, when there are 4 guests inside, others are asked to line and wait outside. When visiting, wearing a mask at all times is required inside the gallery and store. Please keep 6ft distance from other visitors also.
We are thank you for the mindful actions of our guests.
AG Gallery is pleased to invite you to its current show by Agnes Bodor. AG Gallery is now open everyday from 12 to 7PM. Please visit with a mask on and keep it on your face in the correct position at all times. It is required to stay 6ft away from each other, but you can of course get much closer to artwork!
Stay Safe and protect others, and enjoy art.
Agnes Bodor is a Seattle based painter who has been painting cats and landscapes in ink and watercolor for years. AG Gallery has been showing her cat paintings over 5 years, and we are pleased to showcase the entire collection AG Gallery currently holds from her. Each painting is playful and uniquely painted so that you can feel not only that her cats are lively, but you can feel the great joy of making art through her work. Many of her cat paintings are made from observation of her own cats that she lives with. As owners of her work say, they are all great pieces to decorate your wall where you see everyday.
AG Gallery is currently working on uploading Bodor’s artwork to its online art gallery/store, meanwhile, please feel free to contact the gallery to inquire images of other work from her not in this newsletter, as well as inquiry for purchasing any cat paintings from Agnes Bodor. Contact AG Gallery: firstname.lastname@example.org
Székely Beáta is known as ‘Birdy’ to her collectors, lives and works in Budapest, Hungary, where she earned her degree in painting, in the Hungarian University of Art in 2013. Beáta is a painter and a jeweller, and has had multiple exhibitions in Hungary, India, China, Finland, Italy and Romania and has works at private collectors world wide. She recently started to paint ‘little demon’ miniature paintings, whimsical household spirits, meant to be guardian mascots for your home. Beáta is often inspired by antique art and cultural traditions of supernatural creatures, as well as the lovable spirit of everyday objects and simple joys in life.
Artwork detail: Title: “Kamikiri” Medium: Oil on Canvas, Framed Size: 4.4″ x 5.7″ (unframed) Made year: 2020 Please contact email@example.com for inquiry for this piece.
About The Yokai “Kamikiri” “This little yokai is called the Kamikiri, the hair cutter, a mischievous hair thief demon who appears out of nowhere and loves to snap off locks of people’s hair unexpectedly. I read somewhere that these creature sometimes cut the hair of young women before their wedding day, to prevent the marriage from happening! But don’t worry, they only do it, if the bride is about the marry a bad person!” -Székely Beáta
Thank you for everyone who joined us for the last Second Friday Gallery Night. We also thank you very much for all of your support in 2018. We are excited to present new exhibitions at AG Gallery. We wish every one of you a happy new year!
CHANGES IN GALLERY HOURS AG Gallery and About Glamour Store will close at 6pm on December 31, 2018. We will open on January 1, 2019 at 1PM.
WHAT’S NEW IN 2019 AG Gallery now has an official online store where you can purchase limited edition fine art prints, art zines, and other goods by artists.