Rural Intelligence: The Online Magazine for Eastern New York, Western Connecticut and the Southern Berkshires
Friday, June 23, 2017
Search Archives:
Newsletters Signup
Close it
Get The New App!

Newsletters Signup
Close it

RI Archives: Parties

View all past Party articles.

RI on Facebook    RI on Instagram       

Robin Hood Radio



Benchmark Realty

Mahaiwe Tent

Parties & Openings

June 17 – Becket
Jacob's Pillow Season Opener

June 16 - Spencertown
Twilight In The Garden

June 10 – Wassaic
Wassaic Project Summer Party

[See more Parties articles]

Behind Izhar Patkin’s “Wandering Veil” at MASS MoCA

Amy Krzanik reports from North Adams.
MASS MoCA’s largest gallery is now home to Izhar Patkin: The Wandering Veil (on view through September 1), an overview of the Israeli-born, New York-based artist’s 30-year career. On Saturday, January 18, guests packed the gallery for a talk by Patkin and an opening reception for the exhibition, whose centerpiece is a collection of mural-size paintings on tulle entitled “Veiled Threats,” which was inspired by the poems of the late Agha Shahid Ali, and which is making its U.S. debut here at MASS MoCA. The show also includes collage, paintings in a variety of styles, and an eclectic array of sculpture created from aluminum, wax, porcelain and blown-glass. Shown above: Izhar Patkin and Artis founder Rivka Saker.

Curator Francoise Guichon, artist Kim MacConnel and journalist Grazia D’annunzio; Persis Singh, Tali Cherizli, and Yael Reinharz from Artis, which helped fund the exhibit.

John Broussard, Gregory Khalil, Carmel Mulvany, and Jonathan McVey; Katherine Partington and Daniel Kornguth of Generative Arts Vermont.

MASS MoCA’s Jodi Joseph, Izhar Patkin, MASS MoCA Director Joseph Thompson, Artis founder Rivka Saker, and Francoise Guichon; Agha Iqbal Ali, brother of poet Agha Shahid Ali, and MASS MoCA’s Director of Education Laura Thompson.

Dr. Chris Himes and Emily Pulfer-Terino; Derek Parker, Debora Coombs, and Mason Hurley.

Lance Thompson, Lawrence Deurloo, and Spiros Halaris; David Deming and Brandon Graving.

Annalisa Milella and Madeleine Morel; Kim Seward, Jake Laughner, Michael Bedford, and Sarah Sutro.

Guests marvel over Patkin’s Gardens for the Global City; MASS MoCA Trustee-Emeritus Carmela Haklisch and Director of Development Bill Belcher.

Jeremy D. Goodwin and Jodi Jospeh; Betsy Selkowitz, Jan Werner, and Laurie Werner.

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

Posted by Amy Krzanik on 01/19/14 at 02:37 PM • Permalink