11 Jul 2019

Call for Submissions Inversions: Contemporary Art Inspired by the Architecture of Louis Kahn

MW ProjectsNew York, New York, United States

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: August 9, 2019 – Artists are invited to submit works for a group exhibition of contemporary art inspired by the architecture of Louis Kahn and the idea of inversions. The exhibition is organized by MW Projects, with support from the Consulate General of Estonia in New York, and will be held in New York City in Fall 2019.

The main exhibition will be presented at Gallery RIVAA* on Roosevelt Island October 19 thru November 10, 2019, and will be complemented by an outdoor exhibition of Arne Maasik’s Kahn-related photographs in partnership with Four Freedoms Park and a weekend pop-up exhibition focused on performance in downtown Manhattan.

Entry is open to all artists. All art forms will be considered, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, music, performance art, dance and media art. There are also opportunities for live performances during the run of the main exhibition and the weekend pop-up exhibition.

All entries must be original works of art and must be centered on the themes noted above. Artists may submit up to five pieces for consideration.

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A 30% commission on all exhibition sales will be deducted from the pre-tax sales price.


  • Deadline for submissions: 5pm NYC time, Friday, August 9, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Installation dates: October 16-18, 2019
  • Main exhibition at Gallery RIVAA:
  • Opening reception: October 19, 2019
  • On view: October 19 – November 10, 2019
  • Deinstallation date: Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Weekend pop-up in downtown Manhattan: TBA

** Gallery RIVAA is a 2000 square foot gallery operated by Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association and is located in the heart of Roosevelt Island, a short distance from Four Freedoms Park, the only work in New York City designed by Louis Kahn.

© Above image copyright Arne Maasik

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Call for Submissions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Income: Exhibition – Group, Exhibition – Online, and Sales.

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