Release

Release is a temporary, site-specific installation created by artists Charlotte Becket and Roger Sayre. The artwork will discharge burst of fog twice a day until the end of June. To create this atmospheric phenomenon, the artists have installed industrial fog machines inside ArtBloc, a mobile art gallery built from repurposed shipping containers. Though synthetic, volatile, and mysterious, Release evokes images of Yellowstone National Park’s geyser Old Faithful, albeit in a bustling urban setting.

 

On View: Through June 2013

 

Hamilton Square Condominium
232 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302

201.434.1000

 

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New Work

Don't sing to me anymore, Cicada

Site specific installation for
Wildflower Sculpture Park

 

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 13, 2013 10am

On View: June 13, 2013 to June 13, 2014

 

South Mountain Reservation, Essex County
Millburn, NJ 07078

 

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New Work

inFORM

24-6-Space

 

Opening Reception: June 13, 2013 6pm- 9pm

On View: June 13, 2013 to July 13, 2013

 

44 W. 24th Street
New York, NY 10010
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44west24.com

 

New Work

New Work

Peter Fingesten Gallery

 

Opening Reception: Monday, March 4, 2013 5pm- 7pm

On View: March 4, 2013 to April 3, 2013

 

One Pace Plaza
Level B
New York, NY 10036

 

New Work

Oblique Strategies

Peter Fingesten Gallery

 

Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 5pm- 7pm

On View: January 23, 2013 to February 23, 2013

 

One Pace Plaza
Level B
New York, NY 10036

 

Oblique Strategies is a set of cards created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt first published in 1975. Each card contains a phrase or cryptic remark, which is meant to be used as a catalyst for generating or resolving work. Artists were invited to make new works, or alter old works, by responding to a randomly assigned phrase taken from the deck of cards. The show considers the structuring of dilemmas as a tool of production and the many approaches it can generate: literal, metaphoric, ironic, critical, humorous, etc.

Oblique Strategies

Little Ticks of Time

The Majestic Theatre Gallery

 

Opening Reception: Friday, June 1 2012 7pm - 9pm

On View: June 1, 2012 to October 26, 2012

 

222 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
201.435.8000

 

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Little Ticks of Time

Dictionary Orchestras

The Brunswick Window

March 1-April 15

 

Dictionary Orchestras is Roger Sayre's whimsical exploration of what Kurt Vonnegut refers to as a karass: "...teams that do God's Will, without ever discovering what they are doing" (Cats Cradle, 1963).

 

The series prompts musings on exclusion, visual trends, racial climates, and the progression of time.

Dictionary Orchestras

From Our Permanent Recollection

Big & Small/Casual Gallery

 

May 6 - May 8, 2011

 

From Our Permanent Recollection Barbara Friedman and Roger Sayre combine to show work that deals with portraiture and time. Each approaches their respective media with tactile intensity - Friedman with rich paint and very physical drawings, and Sayre with photography using a large, hand-built camera and long exposures. In both of their work there is the feeling that our identity is embedded in the physical, which although vividly present is nevertheless ellusive, un-graspable. From Da Vinci, through Vermeer to Gerhard Richter and beyond, the soft or blurred image has been used to create some of the most enduringly mysterious and 'living' images. Friedman and Sayre have embedded those qualities in both their subject matter and the fabric of their approach.

From Our Permanent Recollection

Hair Tactics

Main Galleries

February 5 - August 22, 2010

 

Guest Curated by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado

Hair Tactics explores hair as subject matter and medium. Increasingly, artists have begun to use both real and synthetic human hair to create works of art. Some use synthetic hair because it is widely and inexpensively available in urban neighborhoods, others because it is laden with social and political meaning, and still others because they are exploring the human obsession with hair. Texts written in hair, fancy hair motifs used to decorate a love letter, extravagant and multi-colored wigs, drawings featuring hair-covered bodies, and ladies with elaborate up-dos are all included in the exhibition. Painting, sculpture, prints, photographs, video and installation will all be included.

Artists in the exhibition include Amina Ahmed, Elia Alba, Shoplifter (Hrafnhildur Arnardottir), Firelei Baez, Nina Lola Bacchuber, Melody Boone, Melissa Calderon, Ursula Endlicher, Zachary Fabri, Carson Fox, Asha Ganpat, Bill Gaskins, Ren?e Green, Hermanas Igelsias (Janelle and Lisa Iglesias), Kristina Jacob, Tamara Kostianovsky, Jessica Lagunas, Simone Leigh, Sharon Louden, Felicia Megginson, Irvin Morazan, Omar Obdulio Pena Forty, Sa'dia Rehman, Kenya (Robinson), Nadine Robinson, Roger Sayre, Roger Tucker III, Quintin Rivera-Toro, Jayoung Yoon, and So Yoon Lym.

Hair Tactics

Remixed Media

Roger Sayre/David Poppie

February 20-April 22, 2010

 

Open Square

4th Floor Gallery

4 Open Square Way

Holyoke, MA 01040

Remixed Media

(Re)mixed Media

Roger Sayre/David Poppie

October 2 -26, 2009


Allen Priebe Art Gallery

Oshkosh, WI

Remixed Media

Sprawl

Art Annual Exhibition

The Jersey City Museum

March 20 - August 24, 2008

Sprawl

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17th Annual International

Los Angeles Photographic Exposition


January 11-13, 2008

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