Call Detail
The Body
165 7th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215


Contact Email: sitebrooklyn@sitebrooklyn.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: New York
Entry Deadline: 1/30/19
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 12
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 12
Entry Fee (The Body): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$10.00

The Body

March 15, 2019 – April 13, 2019

This is an open call to artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn Gallery.

The human body has inspired artists throughout the ages – it was often used to explore myth and allegory, signify beauty, sexuality, or life itself. The twentieth and twenty-first centuries saw a significant expansion of the importance of the body in art. Bodily representation still acts as a repository for beauty, nature, or religious ideas, but it has also taken on new roles. They bear and sometimes thwart identity, are sites of political and social struggle, and are fragmented or unseen.

ABOUT THE JUROR:
Benjamin Sutton is an art critic, journalist, and curator who lives in Park Slope. He is the News Editor at Artsy and his articles on public art, artist documentaries, the tedium of art fairs, and art crime have appeared there and in Hyperallergic, artnet, Brooklyn Magazine, Art+Auction, and elsewhere. He has curated exhibitions at the Lower East Side Printshop, Field Projects, the Spring Break Art Show, and the Gowanus Loft.

ABOUT THE GALLERY:
Site:Brooklyn Gallery located in Brooklyn, New York is dedicated to exhibiting the current practice of contemporary artists.

DATES:
Call Announcement: December 15, 2018
Final Submission Deadline: January 30, 2019
Notification Letter: February 8, 2019
Gallery Exhibition: March 15 – April 13, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, March 15, 2019 from 6-9 PM

ELIGIBILITY:
This is a juried exhibition for artists working in drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, wall mounted sculpture, collage, and video.
This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years of age or older.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES:
Only original works may be submitted. The fee is $35.00 for up to three (3) images, $10 for each additional image. If adding additional images please do so prior to check out.
All entries must be registered/received by January 30, 2019 11:59 PM MT
All entry fees are non-refundable.

PRESENTATION:
1. Maximum Size: 60” X 60” X 12” D
2. All artwork must be suitably framed to a professional standard. All framed work must use Plexiglas, except hand-delivered work less than 24” x 30”. Assemblage, canvas and wood panels do not require a frame. No clip frames, saw-tooth hangers or taped edges are permitted.
3. Work must be wired or have a cleat attachment and be ready for hanging. A label must be affixed to the back of the work that indicates which end is the top and includes the following: Artist Name, Title, Medium, Dimensions, and Price. This information must correspond with the Accepted image as listed on Notification form. No artwork may be substituted.
4. Work cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit.

SHIPPING:
Artists will be responsible for delivery and return shipping of all their artwork. The artist assumes all responsibility for insuring artwork against shipping damage or loss.

LIABILITY:
Site:Brooklyn is not responsible for any damage, breakage, replacement or cost associated with any damage or breakage that may have occurred during transport or unpacking the work. Every precaution will be taken in handling the work, but Site:Brooklyn assumes no liability for any loss or damage to any artist’s work while in our care, custody or control, before, during or after the exhibition. Each artist, if they wish, needs to provide their own insurance.

SALES/COMMISSIONS:
All artwork must be priced for sale.
Artwork cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit.
Site:Brooklyn will retain a 50% commission on all exhibition sales. The price represented on the artist entry form will be the sale price. No changes will be allowed.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS:
Please direct all questions to sitebrooklyn@sitebrooklyn.com

ENTRY AGREEMENT:
With the submission of artwork into the “The Body” Exhibition, the artist agrees to all the terms and conditions set forth in this prospectus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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