Open Calls


Geometry

International Juried Art Exhibition

Geometry and art have a deep and intertwined history. Geometric forms provided classical proportions, complex symbols, and linear perspective, the development of art would be unthinkable without it. In the 20th century, with abstraction, Piet Mondrian, Hilma af Klint, Kazimir Malevich, and Frank Stella opened up an entirely new language, using geometry to get to the roots of form and perception. Site:Brooklyn is calling for a show exhibitions a wide-ranging collection of work relating to geometry, spanning subject matter, medium, form.

About The Juror:
Phyllis Tuchman is an art critic, historian, and curator. She regularly writes for Artforum, The New York Times, Art in America, ARTnews, and various other publications. She recently curated Ellsworth Kelly in the Hamptons at Guild Hall, and has previously put together widely acclaimed exhibitions focusing on Robert Motherwell and Robert Smithson. In addition, she has written books about George Segal and compiled the oral histories of Mark Rothko and Helen Frankenthaler.

Dates:
Final Submission Deadline: July 15, 2019 11:59 PM MT
Gallery Exhibition: September 20– October 20, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, September 20, 2019 from 6-9 PM

Animals

International Juried Art Exhibition

The varied aesthetic uses of animals has often been captured through visual art, both subjects of study themselves and as reflections of humanity. Site:Brooklyn wants to give artists an opportunity to show works, across subject matter, medium, form, that focus on the interplay between animals and art. You might focus on, but are by no means limited to, personal connections with animals, the use of animal materials in art, how animals represent social, political, and aesthetic ideas, and how artists use animals in imaginative or formally innovative ways.

About The Juror:
Alina Cohen is a staff writer at Artsy. She has written on a freelance basis for The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Art in America, New York Magazine, Hyperallergic, and a number of other publications. She previously worked at Nadine Johnson, The Pulitzer Arts Foundation, and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.

 

Dates:
Final Submission Deadline: July 15, 2019 11:59 PM MT
Gallery Exhibition: September 20– October 20, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, September 20, 2019 from 6-9 PM