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The New York Times

21 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C This Weekend

Navigating the world of art galleries can seem daunting, but through Sunday, over 20 in Lower Manhattan will ease any misgivings by opening their doors extra wide.

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Artforum

INAUGURAL LOWER EAST SIDE ART WEEK KICKS OFF TODAY

Twenty-four galleries on the Lower East Side in Manhattan have teamed up to launch the inaugural L.E.S Art Week, taking place from October 17 to October 21.

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Cool Hunting

LOWER EAST SIDE ART WEEK DEBUTS WITH A SPOTLIGHT ON WOMEN ARTISTS

Several streets in New York City‘s Lower East Side neighborhood count handfuls of art galleries as occupants. Across decades, the community here—born of non-conformity—has witnessed its statements surpass those of other art movements and locations with the city.

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i-D

5 gallery shows we love at lower east side art week

The inaugural event is extra special in that the the 24 participating galleries, all in walking distance from one another, are solely featuring the work of emerging female artists. Looks like your weekend plans are sorted.

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The Art Newspaper

Galleries on New York's Lower East Side band together to boost foot traffic

More than 20 galleries in New York’s Lower East Side have come together for the first iteration of the Lower East Side (LES) Art Week, an event running from 17-21 October that aims to counter declining attendance at brick-and-mortar galleries.

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Galerie Magazine

Editors’ Picks: 6 Great Art and Design Events This Week

It’s a week of firsts in New York. The Lower East Side celebrates its first art week with some 20 participating galleries…

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Artnet News

Editors’ Picks: 18 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week

The gallery scene on New York’s Lower East Side ranges from established heavyweights to emerging dealers, over 20 of whom have banded together to spotlight female artists for the inaugural LES Art Week.

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Elephant Mag

Five Must-See Shows at the Inaugural Lower East Side Art Week

The LES Art Week debut spans twenty-four galleries around Manhattan’s increasingly trendy and gallery-filled Lower East Side—and takes female artists as its “theme”. From sinister rainbows to potent femininity, Emily Gosling selects five of the highlights.

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Untitled Magazine

LOWER EAST SIDE ART WEEK CELEBRATES FEMALE ARTISTS

On October 17th, in the bustling and windy streets of the Lower East Side in Manhattan, about 20 galleries officially kicked off the start of the first inaugural Lower East Side Art Week. In the hopes of boosting gallery attendance and creating more programming, such as artist talks, tours, performances, and panel discussions.

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Artdaily.org

Inaugural Lower East Side (L.E.S) Art Week 2018: Over 20 galleries will present female artists

In October 2018, a list of prominent galleries on the Lower East Side will band together to host their inaugural Art Week. The twenty or so participating galleries are within walking distance from one another, allowing visitors to familiarize themselves with the neighborhood.

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Artribune

LES, a new independent art week for the Lower East Side galleries in New York
Founded by a group of Lower East Side galleries in Manhattan, the new art week will open in October and aims to bring the public closer to contemporary art.

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Bedford + Bowery

Riot Gear With Feminist Slogans and More Exhibitions This Week

Presented in conjunction with Lower East Side Art Week, which spotlights women artists in the neighborhood, this solo show by Pakistani artist Umber Majeed may have a sci-fi-sounding name, but the work on view more closely resembles Word Art, trippy memes, or old Geocities web pages than any high-tech, augmented reality creation.

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What’s Opening NYC

The Inaugural Lower East Side Art Week

From October 17th through 21st, over twenty galleries will be welcoming visitors into their spaces to celebrate New York's Lower East Side, its galleries, and its artists.

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The Lo-Down

Inaugural L.E.S. Art Week Kicks off With a Focus on Female Artists

Starting tonight, 24 Lower East Side galleries, all within walking distance of each other, will kick off the inaugural L.E.S. Art Week, featuring exhibits with a special emphasis on female artists or groups of female artists – both emerging and established. From Oct. 17 – 21, 2018, many of the galleries will present special events, including artists talks, tours, performance and panel discussions devoted to the featured artists.

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Design Arts Daily

NYC Weekend: LES and Gowanus

For the inaugural LES Art Week, the twenty-four participating galleries are featuring work by woman artists, both established and emerging—offering fuel for the blazing evidence for why there have been, until now, “no great woman artists.” Linda Nochlin’s dramatic feminist rallying cry of 1971 is being proclaimed in venues from coast to coast, and around the world, more so than ever this year. And this weekend, the LES is a great place to view the proof.

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The Art Newspaper

Three shows to see in New York this weekend

Head downtown for Sarah Lucas, a deep-dive into LES galleries and Toyin Ojih Odutola's beguiling portraits.

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