Month: February 2016

February 14, 2016

Hank O’Neal
Candid Portraits
February – March, 2016
At the Four Seasons Restaurant at 99 East 52nd Street
Presented by Woodward Gallery

Photographer, author and former CIA agent Hank O’Neal had the rare opportunity to photograph celebrities. His candid portraits of interesting New Yorkers were all taken during projects where O’Neal worked together with each person individually. Woodward Gallery celebrates these NY legends in a special exhibition at the historic Four Seasons Restaurant lobby. This body of work will be among the final exhibitions before the Four Seasons relocates from their landmark location of nearly 60 years.

O’Neal’s subjects include:
Philip Johnson, Gay Telese, Mel Brooks, Gregory Hines, Martin Scorcese, Jackie Onassis, Tony Bennett, Meryl Streep, Harry Belafonte, Al Hirschfeld, Les Paul

February 9, 2016
Woodward Gallery: New Work, New York

The New Year embarks on New Work, New York – a group exhibition of Artists from around the world who have never shown at Woodward Gallery before. Responding to thousands of Artist Submissions, Director John Woodward selected eighteen individuals originating from Japan, Spain, Canada…Read Article

February 9, 2016

March 12 – May 7, 2016
Woodward Gallery

Woodward Gallery transforms into a wildlife sanctuary this spring with Artist BK Foxx’s Kingdom. This is the premiere gallery exhibition for Street Artist BK Foxx whose focus is social awareness of animals. The “Kingdom” exhibition benefits the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) mission to conserve nature and to reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on earth. A portion of all sales from the exhibition, as well as direct donations, will be contributed to the fund set up in honor of BK Foxx’s “Kingdom”.

The word “animal” comes from the Latin “animalis” meaning having breath, having soul or living being. Among our many similar traits, animals contribute to human nature by sharing the commonality of communication. While our ability to communicate differs, it is clear we all do make our feelings known. BK Foxx paints the spectrum from house pets to wildlife with soulful realism expressing the docile nature of these animals.

While her urban murals are huge depictions of animals swimming, sitting, or reclining, the wildlife she brings into Woodward Gallery has an enormity, though not necessarily in scale. This gifted animal enthusiast conveys her broad expression of kinship urging the viewer to become one with the spirit of these beautiful creatures. BK Foxx exceptionally touches us humans with her paintings. She channels the attributes of animal species using spray paint, brush work and her longing to raise awareness for the importance and care of all life.

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The WWF fund for “BK Foxx: Kingdom” is open and accepting donations immediately for the full duration of the exhibition!
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