Openings & Parties: Eyes Wide Wider

A pleasant set of partygoers came together downtown on Thursday night at a party hosted by Kalika Farmer, Smash Simmons, Kilo Kish and Kitty Ca$h and Dossier to celebrate Kalika Farmer’s new video for Tempers Eyes Wide Wider (Balaeric Edit). Christos Katsiaouni was there to capture the scene.

Openings & Parties: Jean-Michel Basquiat at Gagosian

After our cameras got shut down repeatedly, we took to the outside to document the babes waiting in the cold on a 100-yard long line to get into Larry Gagosian’s museum.

Photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Openings & Parties: Les Ballets De Faile

After the blowout opening night on February 1st, friends and family were invited back to Lincoln Center to take in Faile’s epic installation and accompanying exhibition.

Party photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Openings & Parties: Photographs

The Fuji Film sponsored show curated by Ken Miller featuring William Eggleston, Nan Goldin, Ryan McGinley, Martin Parr, Terry Richardson, and Stephen Shore opened last Thursday at Aperture. It was crowded and hot. Christos Katsiaouni sweated it out for the pictures.

Openings & Parties: This Is THIS

Grayson Revoir’s installation of an ATV on a Trampoline took center stage at the opening of This Is THIS, a group show “exploring a selection of works engaging the potential of commonplace objects” at Zach Feuer in Chelsea. Christos Katsiaouni was there to photograph some of the attendees.

Openings & Parties: (damage)

Robert Lazzarini’s latest exhibition (damage), opened at Marlborough Chelsea this past Thursday. Featuring Lazzarini’s trademark distortions, the show will remain on view until February 16th.

Photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Openings & Parties: JAIMIE WARREN, The Whoas of Female Tragedy II

Man, what a show. Go see it at The Hole, where it’s on view until February 9th. Here’s what the opening looked like.

Photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Openings & Parties: PopRally – Writers and Writers

Last night in the depths of MoMA, GZA, Adam Mansbach, José Parla, and Alan Ket were onstage discussing and exploring connections between graffiti and literature, and the hip-hop world. Afterwards, an invigorated crowd kept the conversation flowing to tunes from DJ J. Period and each took home a copy of Mansbach’s new book Rage Is Back.

Christos Katsiaouni was there for some pictures.

The Year in Openings & Parties

 
 
 
 
 

If this doesn’t break the website, it’ll be pretty cool to look through.

Thanks to photographers Christos Katsiaouni, Julia Chesky, Kristy Leibowitz, and Colin M. Day for all of their hard work this year.

Openings & Parties: Hello Kitty, Hello Art! NYC

Last night saw the opening of a Sanrio’s Hello Kitty NY pop-up shop and art show. Coinciding with the release of the book Hello Kitty, Hello Art!, the exhibition features a wide array of kid-friendly, adult approved art.

Stop by the Openhouse Gallery today through Sunday to see what’s up.

Friday, December 14 – Saturday, December 15: 11am – 8 pm
Sunday, December 16: 11 am – 5 pm

photos by Julia Chesky and Kristy Leibowitz

Openings & Parties: IT AIN’T FAIR 2012

 

The fifth and final edition of OHWOW’s annual group show during Art Basel Miami Beach opened last Thursday and closed Sunday. Always one step ahead, It Ain’t Fair will be missed.

Party photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Openings & Parties: Art Basel Miami Beach

Christos Katsiaouni braved the art world trenches to document the crowd at the biggest art fair in Miami.

Openings & Parties: Fresh Basel at Villa Vecchia

Art week in Miami kicked off luxuriously for us last night at the opening of The Hole’s Fresh Basel at Villa Vecchia. Consisting of an extensive contemporary art installation, live art making, and performances at the historic waterfront villa, Fresh Basel is, well, fresh.

Photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Openings & Parties: The Motherboard Re-Launch Party

Not your average internet event… or was it?

Photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Openings & Parties: The Cools Cyber Monday with Raekwon

The crowd at The Cools event Monday night at the Dream Hotel went all cyber on Raekwon’s cypher… or something like that.

Photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Openings & Parties: The 12th Annual RxArt Party

This past Monday, guests from the fashion and art worlds came together to honor artist Dan Colen at The 12th Annual RxArt Party for his installation at Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY. Partygoers were treated to both a silent and live auction benefitting RxArt, as well as live music performance by the super cute Kilo Kesh. Christos Katsiaouni was there for the photographs.

Openings & Parties: Todd James + Alexis Ross – Beyond Elegance

Last night saw the opening of Todd James and Alexis Ross’ new show Beyond Elegance. Christos Katsiaouni was on hand to photograph the casual mix of rad people from the art, graffiti, music, and fashion worlds. Presented by PM Tenore and Andy Valmorbida, the exhibition is on view at 560 Washington Street, New York City and until November 30th.

Openings & Parties: Deep Space

This past Saturday night, a large survey of work by Matta, Rammellzee, Futura, and Phase 2 opened in the Meatpacking District. Curated by Nemo Librizzi and Joseph Nahmad, the dramatically lit Deep Space presented massive canvases connecting the 1970s work of Chilean artist Matta with that of the art created by New York City subway writers in the 1980s. A lively crowd filled the open space, accompanied by the cool jazzy tunes that acted as the center of energy for the show.

Photos by Christos Katsiaouni

Morning Dose of Rave Party 1997

Not that much different than 1992.

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