Thursday, October 9, 20144:00 pm - 7:00 pmGallery Program
Thursday, October 16, 20146:00 pm - 7:30 pmGallery ProgramBarbara Nessim
Saturday, October 18, 20141:00 pm - 4:00 pmGallery Program
Monday, October 20, 201411:00 am - 2:00 pmGallery Program
Thursday, October 23, 20146:00 pm - 7:30 pmPanel DiscussionSteven Heller
Saturday, October 25, 201411:00 am - 1:00 pmWalking TourMatthew A. Postal
Thursday, October 30, 20146:00 pm - 7:30 pmGallery ProgramJoshua Brown
Friday, November 7, 20149:30 am - 3:00 pmGallery ProgramMarilyn Kushner
Friday, November 14, 20145:30 pm - 8:30 pmGallery ProgramJoan Chiverton
Monday, December 8, 201411:00 am - 2:00 pmGallery Program
Friday, December 12, 20145:30 pm - 8:30 pmGallery ProgramJoan Chiverton
Digital Media in the Gallery
Explore the many changes Broadway & Ann went through from the 1830s through the 1870s and find out more about the individual landmarks at the intersection.
Listen to Barbara Nessim explain her process and relate detailed background information for some of her most significant works and series.
50 Years of Reinventing Illustration
by Steven Heller
“As a conceptual editorial illustrator in the '60s, Barbara Nessim broke ground on multiple fronts: technology, design, and gender.” Read More
Barbara Nessim interview: "Since I love what I'm doing, why should I stop at any age?"
by Ned Dymoke
"Having been born in the Bronx and growing up in a creative community helped; all ideas were embraced. Many inventive, resourceful and original people blossomed from the environment in the late ’50s, such as Penny Marshall—who lived in our apartment building—Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren and others, who were all were from the same Mosholu Parkway neighborhood during that time." Read More
Barbara Nessim: First US Retrospective Explores This Pioneering Feminist Artist Illustrator
“Barbara Nessim mounts her first retrospective exhibition in the US after her well received show in London, at the V&A (Victoria and Albert museum), in 2013. A constant innovator for more than four decades, Barbara was one of the first illustrators to utilise the computer as an artistic tool.” Read More
A River Runs Through It: The Amazon as Inspiration
by Holland Cotter
“‘Waterweavers’ is the most unassumingly beautiful show I’ve seen in New York this summer. And with its glades of abstract patterning, eddying pools of woven fiber, and projected images of water sluicing through galleries, it’s visually the coolest.” Read More
The Main and Focus Galleries occupy a six-story town house at
18 West 86th Street
(between Columbus and Central Park West)
New York, NY 10024
Tuesday–Sunday: 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am–8:00 pm
Suggested Gallery Admission:
Seniors (65+): $5
Lunchtime Gallery Talks
Complimentary drop-in gallery talks are offered every Friday at 12:30.
Free with Gallery admission.