Art interest this week and next

Gallery openings around town and in the burbs.

Soho Photo Gallery, 15 White Street, NYC:

Wednesday: Jan 19th 6:30pm The NY PhotoGroup Salon presents the works of 5 photographers: Martin Adolfsson, Yvonne Albinowski, Henry Horenstein, Bill Wadman, Kat and DuckThe $10 fee cover charge pays for renting the space at Soho Photo Gallery.  I like seeing others’ work becasue it inspires me to get out there and shoot my little heart out.  The group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Thursday: Jan 20th at 7pm. Getting media attention.  Soho Photo Gallery guest artist, Norman H. Gershman, to be interviewed on NBC Cable this His exhibit runs until January 29th.  Besa: Muslims Who Saved Jews During World War II.  Friday, January 21st from 6 to 9, Artist’s talk and book signing.

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George Segal Gallery (Montclair U) 1 Norman Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Sunday: Jan 23rd 2-5pm artist reception  Art Connections 7.  exhibits runs through February 19th.  My husband, Jene Youtt and I will be there – more than happy to chat about our exhibiting prints as well as our philosophy, artistic styles and any other subject that comes up.

Centro Espanol Gallery, 239 West 14th St, NYC

Wednesday, Jan 26th 7pm Opening reception “The Power of Imagination”   French born artist, PHL Philippe Leroy,  whom Jene & I met during a group exhibit last year at Emmanuel Fremin Gallery will be part of this group exhibit.  Philippe and his charming wife Kheira, reside in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands.  (on my list of places to visit).  His colorful abstracts are provocative and fluid.

© PHL Philippe Leroy

Wishing this one was hanging on my wall.

I really believe in supporting the arts, I feel that appreciating art is what connects us as humans, the ability to express feelings through the use of visuals, dance or spoken words.  It’s a flow between the artist and those who take the time to look.  That’s the connection, that’s why I love creating.  And the medium I’ve chosen of late is photography, but I started long ago as a painter.  Sometimes I feel that my photography reflects a more painterly appearance through the use of color and movement.

I approach various subject matter with the same intimacy.

danseur a ailes rouge

Soon I will be changing my name,  dropping the one I borrowed 40 years ago and replacing with my maiden and new surname.  A rose by any other name would smell as sweet as my art will still reflect me no matter what name I choose.

Mary Durante Wehrhahn Youtt

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Filed under art, George Segal Gallery, Jene Youtt, Mary Durante Wehrhahn, Montclair State University, NY Metro art galleries, photography

2 responses to “Art interest this week and next

  1. what are you changing your name to?

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