Last night Closer Now, a group video show, opened at Rivington Arms. The exhibition presents four videos in separate areas of the darkened gallery: Untitled (2006) by Uri Aran, Mom Dancing in the Garden (2006) by Leigh Johnson, The Model by Leigh Ledare, and kiss by Natsuki Uruma.
Uri Aran, Untitled, video still, 2007 via Rivington Arms
Rivington Arms co-founder Mirabelle Marden with a member of Lansing-Dreiden
Jeff and Frankie, creators of the cult TV show Kid America Club
(Frankie is married to the chef and caterer Melia Marden)
Art critic and curator Abraham Orden
Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, founders of the Opening Ceremony boutiques.
Artist Brice Marden in signature hat, standing in the gallery window.
Leigh Johnson, Untitled (Mom in Garden Dancing), 2005, video, 5 minutes 10 seconds via Rivington Arms
Leigh Ledare, The Model, video still, 2007 via Rivington Arms
Coverage for AO by Rebecca@artobserved.com