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Magic Garden at Munch Gallery. | Bubi Canal.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]panish artist Bubi Canal recently debuted his solo show at Munch Gallery this past weekend. His second exhibition with the gallery, Magic Garden features all new photography and sculptures from Canal that further adds to his enchanting lexicon of colorful imagery and abstract cheer. It also included a captivating video installation. Opening night saw a throng of supporters and curious passersby. …

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Scooter LaForge. | Travels with Johnny at Munch Gallery.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]cooter LaForge‘s solo exhibition, Travels with Johnny, is coming to a close and you would be wise catch it before it does. Housed by Munch Gallery, the exhibition was inspired by a cross country road trip LaForge took with friend and photographer Johnny Rozsa. LaForge and Rozsa, along with Stella, Hobson and Gypsy, made their way across the land, seeing the sites …

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Frodo Mikkelsen. | A Love Story at Munch Gallery.

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[dropcap size=small]F[/dropcap]rodo Mikkelsen recently debuted A Love Story at Munch Gallery. It is Mikkelsen’s second solo show at the Lower East Side space and looks to be just as strong–if not stronger–than  his last show at Munch, Ghost Yard. Dividing his time between Gotham and Copenhagen, Mikkelsen is a mixed media artist who is capable of providing a brilliant, effortless narrative. For …

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Matt Bahen. | Sometimes Comes the Mother, Sometimes the Wolf at Munch Gallery.

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[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]unch Gallery is currently housing a brilliant solo exhibition by Canadian painter Matt Bahen. Sometimes Comes the Mother, Sometimes the Wolf showcases compelling new works that are poetically drab and resoundingly stoic. Using an impasto technique that leaps off of the canvas, Bahen creates moving scenes that seem comforted by a blanket their of own desolation. Sometimes Comes the Mother, Sometimes the Wolf runs …

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Afghan Tales at Munch Gallery.

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Quiet Lunch stopped by Munch Gallery for the opening reception of Afghan Tales. Receiving a special Facebook mention from Afghani author Khaled Hosseini, the exhibition did not disappoint. Afghan Tales features a selection of photographs by 30 Afghani photographers documenting life in Afghanistan. The exhibition offers a window into a storied nation that is recovering from a war torn past. Afghan Tales will …

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Hong Seon Jang | Instruments at Munch Gallery.

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This weekend is the last chance to see Hong Seon Jang’s Instruments at Munch Gallery. Showcasing sculptural installation pieces that include menacing organ pipes and dazzling alloys that have absolutely no “value,” the solo exhibition explores the concept of contextual displacement and societal power struggle. “Mainly, this show is about tradition… good and evil… life and death. Mostly the objects are found objects. I …

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William S. Burroughs Turns 100 at Munch Gallery.

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Had William Seward Burroughs lived, he would be celebrating his 100th birthday this week. But let’s not get caught up in the couldas and wouldas, we are happy to find out that Munch Gallery will be celebrating the writer’s legacy by holding a special 24 hour reading. Starring Marshall Weber (who has been doing these specific types of marathon readings …

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PAPER at Munch Gallery.

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If you’re looking for raw artistry, Munch Gallery is a desired destination. Curated by Frodo Mikkelsen, PAPER features the works of 20 Danish artists who were all given a challenge: use only black ink/pencil and the work has to be on paper. The artists, 10 women and 10 men, were up for the challenge and executed quite wonderfully. Quiet Lunch stopped by …

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Munch Gallery | Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars.

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Quiet Lunch stopped by Munch Gallery last Thursday for the opening reception of their newest exhibition Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars. Featuring works by Derrick Cruz, Jeremy Dyer, and Luke Kranker, the show is a multilayered experience that includes mixed media sculptures by Cruz, ethereal photography by Dyer, and a 30 minute long sound collage, titled Separate the Shit from Shinola, by Kranker. Taking …