Current Exhibitions:

LANDSCAPES AND PORTRAITS ON DISPLAY Twenty-five paintings of landscapes and portraits by Laura Duggan will be on display in her first solo exhibition in a New York gallery. Her work entitled “A Certain Summer” “will absorb your imagination and comfort your sensations.” Pictured above is “Blue on Blue.” Thru July 16, Tues. – Sat. from Noon – 6pm. Synchronicity Space Fine Arts, 106 W. 13th St. 646-230-8199.

american indian community house inc., 708 Broadway, Wed.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-598-0100: “Long Road Home,” new work by RENZO SPIRIT BUFFALO & FRANK MITCHELL, through June 25.

apexart, 291 Church St., Tue.-Sat., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-431-5270: “Sacred Wild: Opening to Shakti,” group exhibition curated by SUZI GABLIK, through June 25.

asian american arts center, 26 Bowery, 3rd fl., Mon.-Fri., 12:30-6:30 p.m., Thu., 12:30-7:30 p.m., or by appointment, 212-233-2154: MEI-LING HOM & JIAN JUN ZHANG, two person exhibition, through July 1.

atlantic gallery, 40 Wooster St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-219-3183: “Red Shoes: Still Life Constructions,” digital photographs by CAROLYN CONRAD, through June 18; “Take it On Faith,” group exhibition of devotion to things sacred & profane, profound & frivolous, June 23-July 23.

blumarts, Inc., 99 Wooster St., Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-343-0441: JOHN BEECH, recent sculpture and large scale drawings, through Sep. 17.

cavin-morris gallery, 560 Broadway, 212-226-3768: Ceremonial textiles and wedding objects of the minority peoples of China, through June 18.

center for jewish history, 15 W. 16th St., Mon.-Thu., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-294-8330: “Greetings From Home: 350 Years of American Jewish Life,” historical exhibition telling the story of the first Jews to arrive in North America, through Sep. 15; “YIVO at 80: Triumphs & Treasures,” highlights of the collection of the institute, through Sep. 15.

cheryl pelavin, 13 Jay St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-925-9424: ROY FOWLER, paintings and watercolors, through June 25.

cuchifritos art gallery, 107 Suffolk St., #411, Mon.-Sat., noon-5:30 p.m., 212-420-9202: “Jack,” group exhibition by IAN BURNS, ADAM CVIJANOVIC, GEDI SIBONY, through June 25.

deitch projects, 18 Wooster St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-343-7300: “One More Thing,” massive installation by BARRY MCGEE, through Aug 13.

denise bibro fine art, 529 W. 20th St., 4th fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-647-7030: “Wrestling with Mortality,” drawings and sculpture by LAURENCE KAUFMAN; “Transfiguration,” paintings and monoprints by FRANCINE DAVIDSON, June 16-July 16.

dfn gallery, 176 Franklin St., Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-334-3400: CORNELIA FOSS, new paintings, through June 18.

the drawing center, 35 Wooster St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-219-2166: “Wall to Wall Drawing,” new site-specific works by seven emerging artists, June 18-30.

the educational alliance art school gallery, corner of East Broadway and Jefferson St., Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. & Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-780-2300: “Gifted Young Artists,” group exhibition by adolescents in the after school art program, through June 29.

gallery 128, 128 Rivington St., Thu.-Sun., 2-7 p.m., or by appointment, 212-674-0244: KAZUKO & ERIC GINSBURG, animal drawings and sculpture, opens June 30.

gallery 138, 138 W. 17th St., 5th fl., 212-633-0324: Rwandans and Americans in Partnership Contre Le SIDA, group exhibition and silent auction benefiting AIDS education in Rwandu, through June 22.

gigantic artspace, 59 Franklin St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-226-6762: “Across & Down,” a crossword puzzle with 57 clues as images by EDWINA WHITE, through June 25.

hebrew union college, One W. Fourth St., Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 212-824-2205: “Tikkun,” conceptual photographs & constructions by ALIZA OLMERT, through June 30; “Deez Nights Be All Da Same to Me,” a series of quilts by LESLIE A. GOLUMB & LOUISE SILK, through June 30; “A Reverence for Nature,” paintings by JAN ARONSON, through June 30.

jack shainman gallery, 513 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-645-1701: “Imposition,” photographic and video works by MICHAEL SNOW, PASCAL GRANDMAISON and JOHN OSWALD, through June 25.

kenkeleba house inc., 214-216 E. Second St., Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-674-3939: HUGH BELL, photographs 1950-2000, through July 16.

kim forest gallery, 529 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-229-0044: “More Fresh Meat,” recent MFA graduates from the Virgina Commonwealth University School for the Arts, through July 2.

location one, 26 Greene St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-334-3347: International Group Exhibition featuring artists in residence from Japan, Scotland, Taiwan & Portugal, through June 30.

madison square park, Fifth Ave. between 23rd & 26th St., 212-538-4689:”Circle With Towers,” outdoor concrete sculpture by SOL LEWITT, through December.

maiden lane exhibition space, 125 Maiden Lane, 212-785-3608: “Proposal for the First Airport on Mars,” new media works by LAURA EMRICK, June 16-Sep. 18.

manhattan graphics center, 481 Washington St., Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon., 6-10 p.m., 212-219-8783: “Abstraction in Monotype,” new work by THOMAS STAVOVY, through June 30.

michael ingbar gallery, 568 Broadway, 212-334-1100: “Measured Ground,” new paintings by ASSUNTA SERA, through June 18.

museum of chinese in the americas, 70 Mulberry St., 2nd fl., Tue.-Sun., noon-6 p.m., Fri., noon-7 p.m., 212-619-4785: “Living Through History: Chinatown Stories,” large collection, open ended; “Have You Eaten Yet? – The Chinese Restaurant in America,” historical exhibition, through June 2005.

nancy hoffman gallery, 429 W. Broadway, 212-966-6676: “Nu Zi Pang (Female Radical,” two series of artist’s work by HUNG LIU, through June 28; Photomontage Landscapes by DAVID BIERK, through June 28.

nyu broadway windows, Broadway at E. 10th St., 24 hours a day, 212-998-5751: “Mediterranean Blues,” 5 window installation by ED ADLER, through Jul 5.

the painting center, 52 Greene St., Tue-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-343-1060: “Beautiful Losers,” 4 artists from Columbia, through June 18; KAZIMIRA RACHFAL, in the project room, through June 18; “Crossing the Line,” group exhibition curated by CATHY DIAMOND, June 21-July 16.

penvern, 166 Orchard St., 212-505-0909: “Pardon My Dollies,” the art, dolls & hats of CAROL MARKEL, through June 15.

phillip williams, 128 Chambers St., Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-513-0313: “Impressions of the Gates Project in Central Park,” photography essay by RON MEISEL, through June 30.

posteritati Movie posters, 239 Centre St., 212-226-2207: The Independent Movie Poster Book posters, 209 full-color posters from the gallery collection, through July 17.

ramakrishnananda Center, 96 Ave. B, Sun.-Fri., 1:30-5:30 p.m., 646-436-7010: Sacred art collection, Far East works portraying Gods and demigods, deities and others characters from the Hindu and Buddhist traditions, open ended.

redux pictures gallery, 116 E. 16th St., call for hours, 212-254-5240: “Kindsight,” photographs from the new book by ROBERT ZUCKERMAN, through Aug. 26.

remy toledo gallery, 529 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-242-7552: LUIS CABALLERO, a retrospective of the final 25 years of the artist’s paintings & drawings, through June 25.

ricco maresca gallery, 529 W. 20th St., 3rd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-627-5117: KITT BARNES, paintings, through June 19; “Teeming,” new work by MICHAEL FLOMIN, through June 19.

the ritz-carlton, 2 West St. & Battery Place, 212-206-6674: “Look and See,” new 9 ton sculpture by JIM HODGES presented by Creative Time for the Art on the Plaza series, through Oct. 30.

robin rice gallery, 325 W. 11th St., Thu.-Sat., 1-7 p.m., Sun., 1-6 p.m., 631-537-1002: PATRICIA HEAL, through June 26.

ronald feldman fine arts, 31 Mercer St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-941-3232: “Three Day Weekend,” paintings my VITALY KOMAR, June 18-July 29.

salmagundi club, 47 Fifth Ave., 212-255-7740: Group photography show of photographers from all over the U.S. & Canada, through June 16.

soho photo, 15 White St., Thu., 6-8 p.m., Fri.-Sun., 1-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-226-8571: “Animal Works,” animal photographs by EDDIE WEXLER, through July 2; Misplacement,” digital prints by FANKY CHAK, through July 2.

Streit’s Matzos, 148-154 Rivington St., varying hours & by appointment, 212-677-0876: Grand opening of “The Matzo Files,” an open ended group exhibition of over 250 artists presented in boxes & files, with a rotating selection of featured, curated art shows, call for more information or go to matzofiles.org for more information, an alternative, non-profit organization supporting local & outside artists who are emerging, all work is for sale.

studio 18 gallery, 18 Warren St., Fri.-Sat., 1-6 p.m., 212-385-6734: ANN FREYER FRIEDRICH, collages, drawings & paintings, June 25-July 30.

Synaogue for the arts, 49 White St., Mon., Wed.-Thu., 1-5 p.m., Tue., 1-7 p.m., or by appointment, 212-966-7141: “Mass Transit,” Vision Festival satelite show, group exhibition celebrating 10 years of Visionfest art, through June 26.

tibet house, 22 W. 15th St., Mon.-Fri., noon-6 p.m., 212-343-0290: Mongolian “Tsam” masks & costumes by GANKHUYAG NATSAG, June 24-Aug. 19.

tracy williams ltd., 313 W. 4th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-229-2757: “Spring Fever,” new paintings by JUDY LEDGERWOOD, through June 24; GABRIELA FRIDRIKSDOTTIRm DANIEL HESIDENCE & WILL RYMAN, new works, June 30-Aug. 5.

walter wickiser Gallery inc., 560 Broadway, Suite 104 B, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-941-1817: “Pathways,” new paintings by ROSEANNE BACKSTEDT, through June 21.

yeshiva university museum, 15 West 16th St., Tue.-Thu., Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212 -294-8330: “Manhattan Mincha Map,” NY Jewish prayer map by JAIME PERMUTH, through June 19.

Notable Spaces:

abrons arts center, Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St., 212-598-0400.

american primitive gallery, 594 Broadway, #205, 212-966-1530.

anton kern gallery, 532 W. 20th St., 212-367-9663.

art in general, 79 Walker St., 212-219-0473.

atlantic gallery, 40 Wooster St., 212-219-3183.

Bellwether, 134 Tenth Ave., Tue.-Sat., 212-929-5959.

center for architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, 212-358-6126.

ceres gallery, 547 W. 27th St., Suite 201, 212-947-6100.

cfm gallery, 112 Greene St., 212-966-3864.

claire oliver fine art, 529 W. 20th St., 212-929-5949.

the drawing center, 35 Wooster St., 212-219-2166.

franklin 54 gallery, 54-56 Franklin St., 212-732-0009.

fraunces tavern museum, 54 Pearl St., 212-425-1778.

fresh art, 548 Broadway, 3rd fl., 646-262-3273.

gallery viet nam, 345 Greenwich St., 212-431-5888.

hebrew union college, One W. Fourth St., 212-824-2205.

henry street settlement, Abrons Arts Center, 212-598-0400.

here arts center, 145 Sixth Ave., 212-647-0202.

june kelly gallery, 591 Broadway, 212-226-1660.

latin collector, 153 Hudson St., 212-334-7813.

leica gallery, 670 Broadway, 212-777-3051.

multiple impressions, 128 Spring St., 212-925-1313.

national association of women artists gallery, 80 Fifth Ave., Suite 1405, 212-675-1616.

NEW YORK CITY FIRE MUSEUM, 278 Spring St., 212-691-1303.

salmagundi club, 47 Fifth Ave., 212-255-7740.

Terrain Gallery/Aesthetic realism foundation, 141 Greene St., 212-777-4490.

tisch school of the arts, Gulf & Western Gallery & Department of Photography and Imaging Gallery, 721 Broadway, main floor and 8th floor, 212-998-1930.

WESTBETH GALlery, 57 Bethune St., 212-989-4650.

RED SHOES: STILL LIFE CONSTRUCTIONS An exhibit of digital photography by Carolyn Conrad featuring multiple sets of ‘50s inspired women’s high-heeled dress shoes that the artist molded out of clay and painted red, along with a series of simple, child-like white straight chairs. Pictured above is “Leading Lady with Understudy.” Atlantic Gallery, 40 Wooster St., bet Broome and Grand. Thru June 18. Opening reception is Thurs., June 2 from 6-8pm.

photo exhibit by GRACE GRAUPE-PILLARD “Interventions” depicts images of war, including soldiers, car-bombings, ruins, explosions and refugees in far-off places, that are digitally embedded into photos of familiar streets and parks in New York City, Baltimore and New Jersey. Pictured above is “Chinatown.” Opening reception is May 25 from 6-8pm. Continues thru June 25. The Proposition, 559 W. 22nd St. 212-242-0035.

ACROSS + DOWN The debut solo exhibition by Edwina White will feature drawing, text, found objects, sound and animation in a process reminiscent of early collage artists. Pictured above is “Halloween Game of Biting Fruit Dangling on a String.” Continues thru June 25. Gigantic Artspace, 59 Franklin St. 212-226-6762.

ANOTHER IRAQ A month before the US invasion of Iraq, journalist/photographer Terry J. Allen captured compelling and unpredictable images of a people and a nation on the edge of cataclysmic change. The photos show Iraqis rarely seen in the media, people who are neither terrorists nor victims. Thru May 31. The Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia St., bet. W. 4th and Bleecker. 212-989-9319.

PARDON MY DOLLIES The art, dolls and hats of New York artist, Carol Markel will be on display combining a passion for fashion, quirky humor and love of dramatic color. Thru June 15. Penvern, 166 Orchard St. Sun, Tues. & Wed. from 1-8pm and Thurs., Fri. & Sat. from 1-11pm. 212-505-0909.

VIDEO INSTALLATION AT THE KITCHEN Matthew Buckingham & Joachim Koester’s “Sandra of the Tuliphouse or How to Live in a Free State,” reflects the history of Christiania, in Copenhagen, Denmark, one of the best-known anarchist communities in the world. Pictured above are squatters in Christiania, 1971. Photo: The Royal Library. Opening reception, Tues., April 26 from 6-8pm. Continues thru June 18. Tues. – Sat. from 12-6pm. 512 W. 19th St. Free.