Cinco de Mayo and MORE!
Le Petit Versailles launches its 2009 season with a roster of new and returning artists in an intermix of visual art exhibition, performance, music, spoken word, theater, parties, and more in our garden salon!
LPV season begins with an opening reception for the sculpture exhibition “7th Avenue” by Aurelio del Muro. May 5th – Cinco De Mayo, 5-8pm.
Then mark your calendar for LPV benefit garden party planned for June 3rd.
Schedule highlights include ”The Mystery of Claywoman” starring Michael Cavadis, and directed by Rob Roth. Claywoman combines lecture and butoh style performance connected by film “artifacts” and “testimonials” with appearances by such artists as Alan Cumming, Amy Poehler, Deborah Harry, Edgar Oliver, Ruth Maleczech, and others.
Exhibitions include ceramics by Christopher Garcia (June) , ephemeral love letters by Cyríaco Lopez,(July) an installation by Matt Pych (August), and group shows by our resident LPV artists “Outside In” (September) and a mini residency with FRISE artist collective from Hamburg Germany (October).
The regular season schedule will include monthly Y’Art Sale -Paintings, sculpture, photos, and artwork great and small – plus DVD’s, novelties, and knick-knacks of varieties – All contributions welcome!
LPV events are made possible by Allied Productions, Inc., Green Thumb/NYC Dept. of Parks, Materials for the Arts; NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs, NYC Dept. of Sanitation & NYC Board of Education.
Film & Exhibition support from The New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.
Additional support, in part, by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.