We are proud to announce that Brookie Maxwell’s work has been commissioned by the Herbert Museum in Coventry, UK! 

The Herbert Museum is commissioning a second edition of Brookie Maxwell’s “Due Diligence”, for their permanent Peace and Reconciliation Gallery. The work will be featured in “100 Days: The Rwandan Genocide 20 Years Later”. The exhibition opens on April 7th 2014, and runs through December. 

The first edition of “Due Diligence” has been touring American museums and galleries including The Virginia Holocaust Museum at Richmond and The Florida Holocaust Museum with the Panzi Foundation exhibition since 2011. 

Due Diligence is part of Maxwell’s teaching exhibition, Rwanda Mon Amour. For information about the artist, the work, or the Panzi Foundation please email or call Gallery 138.

Artist Spotlight :: Terry Boddie

Congratulations to G138 artist Terry Boddie, featured in last nights private opening of  ”Caribe Now” at the Nathan Cummings Foundation. “Crypt” and “Affinities” (below) are part of Terry’s powerful work on the Sugar Industry in Nevis. “Caribe Now” is curated by the excellent  Rocío Aranda-Alvarado,  with the help of G138 family friend Brandi Stewart, as part of “Caribbean Crossroads of the World”.



Thank you to the Nathan Cummings foundation is setting a new standard by opening their work space to the public with exhibitions that power up its mission!

Gallery 138 is proud to announce Accra Shepp’s participation in Rising Waters: Photographs of Sandy at the Museum of the City of New York and ICP opening on October 28, 2013. 


Please come by and see the show which will feature a piece from his Islands of New York series.
You can learn more about the project at: 


Swimming to Rwanda

During the week of August 19th, I will attempt to swim from Europe to Africa by crossing the Strait of Gibraltar.  Swimming 12-14 miles (depending on the currents) exceeds any swim I have undertaken, but I am eager to join the ranks of the fewer than 400 swimmers who have successfully crossed the Strait without a wetsuit.

I am swimming to raise support for Voices Of Rwanda, a video archive dedicated to bringing testimonies of rescapés of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi to high schools, Universities, museums, and research institutions around the globe.

Please watch Claudine (in the link to the right), a rescapée, as she recalls what became of her childhood, and what swimming means to her.

If you are moved to contribute, I would really appreciate it.

Sincerely Yours,Taylor Krauss

Executive Director, Voices of Rwanda

Reminder: Duron Jackson’s Evidence opening Thursday, July 18th, 6-8 pm

Location: Gallery 138 - 138 W. 17 st, 5th floor.

Exhibition Dates: July 18 - August 8

Hands Up, body print, 2008, 59” x 100”

River Junction Correctional, FL. 2010, graphite and blackboard paint, 24” x 36”

The works in Jackson’s first solo show in Manhattan include his iconic life-size body prints, blackboard paintings, and the domino sculpture, Ruminations Chair.
In the past year Duron Jackson has been featured in a solo show at the Brooklyn Museum, in Mickalene Thomas’s Better Days installation at Art Basel, and in the AIM Biennial at the Bronx Museum.
Press has included N.Y. TimesStudio Visit, and Modern Painters among others. Holland Cotter referred to Jackson’s Brooklyn Museum show as a lean, strong, subtle installation”. Christina von Messling wrote “The intense richness of his creative energy is superbly counterbalanced by his refined and sophisticated mind”.
His Fulbright Research Scholarship, African Roots in Contemporary Art Practices in the Diaspora, investigates materials, processes and iconography of Africa in the western hemisphere, with exhibitions in São Paulo and Salvador da Bahia.
Jackson received his Masters of Fine Art in Sculpture from Bard College in 2010, and his Bachelors in Visual Arts from SUNY Empire State College in New York in 2004. Jackson is a New York based artist living in Brooklyn.
For inquiries, please call the gallery for information about Duron Jackson’s work.

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Hi friends,

If you are going to be upstate or in the area of Woodstock, Saugerties and you would like to experience a real taste of Americana, Come and see Rivka’s work in the opening of the small town parade exhibition in Saugerties. Hope to see you there! 

Check out some of our write-ups.  



Photography Show:  “Small Town Parade”

Opening Reception:  Friday, July 5, 2013   6-9 PM

exhibition runs through July 26


169 Ulster Avenue, Saugerties, NY 12477

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Gallery 138 is excited to announce that one of our artists - Fiona Aboud is the photographer of this week’s New York Times Magazine “LOOK” feature. There are nineteen of her portraits in the printed magazine and thirty one of the portraits are online.

“It was an exciting project that spanned three years, documenting the intense change of youth during the formative years of middle school.” - Fiona Aboud


Gallery 138 presents MIA BROWNELL's still life paintings, featured in the exhibition CUT PASTE and SEW.

Gallery 138 presents MIA BROWNELL’s still life paintings, featured in the exhibition CUT PASTE and SEW.

March 9th- 27th 2013 at Gallery138, 138 West 17th Street, 5th Floor, 10011. contact@gallery138 / 212 633 0324