New York Fall Exhibition Highlights: Nadine Faraj, Joseph Grazi and Marc Yankus
October 11, 2016
Smiling blue female with red lips waves. She is Carmen Miranda like.

The 2016 fall exhibition season is in full swing with shows by three SVA alumni that explore everything from sexuality and activism, to the killing of Cecil the Lion and the surreal beauty of New York City’s historical buildings.

Nadine Faraj, Égalité, 30 x 22 inches watercolor on paper, 201.

Nadine Faraj‘’ groups such as the BlackOUT Collective in San Francisco; FEMEN in France; and Muslim feminists in the Middle East, among others. Accompanying the watercolors is a series of abstract sculptures that reflect the artist’s exploration of protest and sacred sexuality. On view at Anna Zorina Gallery, 533 West 23rd Street, through November 12.

A white lion sculpture and a red mouse on a black background
Joseph Grazi, Panthera Rapax, 2016. Colored pencil on paper, framed. 24“ x 30”.
The building is very tall.
Marc Yankus, Flatiron Building, 201.

Marc Yankus‘’ portraits focuses on New York City’s architecture in uncanny moments of stillness and free of people and cars. Entitled “The Secret Lives of Buildings,” Yankus invites viewers to reconsider the way they view historical buildings. On view at ClampArt, 247 West 29th Street, through November 26.